Charles Kirkendohl

...Wilson officiating. Pallbearers will be Mitchell Kirkendohl, Steve Dent, Iain Bluett, Bobby Graham, Bill Macky and Gary Thigpen. Mr. Kirkendohl was born in Stapleton, GA to the late Sidney and Ollie Newsome Kirkendohl. He was a former member...

Columbia County officers, firefighters honored for saving lives

...presented the three men with gold pins, saying he thought they saved Banks' life.Cooper said he decided to give Gary Thigpen and James Frazier the Firefighter of the Year award because of an incident in November in which they carried a woman...

Charles Kirkendohl - Iona Kirkendohl

...and Mrs. Kirkendohl have two daughters, Mrs. Linda (Bill) Macky of North Augusta, S.C. and Mrs. Leona (Gary) Thigpen of Augusta, Ga. They have one granddaughter, Melinda (Iain) Bluett of Decatur, Ga., and two great grandchildren...

Annie New

...Survivors: Daughter; Mrs. Reba Thigpen and Husband Earl. 6 Grandchildren; Richard Thigpen, Dennis Thigpen, Gary Thigpen, Chris Thigpen, Sherrie Sharpless and Valerie Day; 12 Great Grandchildren. Visitation will be Saturday December...

Saving life part of night's work for Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue

...around for her. That's when firefighter James Frazier touched a leg."I got one!" he yelled back to his partner, Gary Thigpen Jr.Suddenly, Frazier's flashlight went out.Their fellow firefighter, Robbie Stevens, was moving anything he...

Across the area

...fire truck at about 9:45 p.m. Friday night, injuring a firefighter. Martinez-Columbia Chief Doug Cooper said Gary Thigpen was taken to a hospital Friday to have glass removed from his eyes. Chief Cooper said Mr. Thigpen was a front-seat...

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Across the area

...cited four more teens with disorderly conduct. Evans High School students Justin Chatsagner, 17, of Martinez, and Gary Thigpen, 18, of Grovetown, were cited and released. Two 16-year-old Lakeside High School students, whose names were...

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Gas main accident closes road

...Baston Road were closed after a construction vehicle struck the gas main while digging at about 1:05 p.m., said Gary Thigpen, a Martinez-Columbia Fire and Rescue battalion chief. "This is just a precaution," he said. Several employees...

Across the area

...officials said. No one was injured in the fire at the single-story brick house at 246 Hinman Drive, Battalion Chief Gary Thigpen said. The fire started about 2 p.m. when lightning struck an oak tree in the yard and sent flames into the attic...

Single-engine plane crashes in Evans

...today and came to rest near several small trees that were felled in the crash. Martinez Fire Department Battalion Chief Gary Thigpen said Mr. Davis was conscious and told people on the scene that he thought his plane had run out of gas. Capt. Morris...