Officer Scotty Richardson | The Augusta Chronicle

...wounded during a shootout late Tuesday, December 20, 2011. In December of 2012, Second Judicial Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr. filed notice that he intended to seek the death penalty against Stephon Morrell Carter, of Aiken. A jury...

Wet October lifts Thurmond, Hartwell and Russell lakes from drought

...Hartwell's elevation was 659 feet.Wicke said the flood-storage stage involves releasing water through generators at J. Strom Thurmond Dam upstream from Augusta to conserve energy and return to normal pool. He said the corps planned to release 15...

Senator J. Strom Thurmond (EDGEFIELD, S.C.)

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - J. Strom Thurmond, 100, of Edgefield, died at 9:45 p.m., on...daughter, Julie Thurmond Whitmer; his two sons, J. Strom Thurmond, Jr. and Paul Reynolds Thurmond, and a grandchild...

Sen. Strom Thurmond recommends his son

AIKEN - U.S. Sen. J. Strom Thurmond has recommended his son, J. Strom Thurmond Jr., to be U.S. attorney for the District of South Carolina. The announcement came Tuesday...

Edgefield honors Thurmond

...EDGEFIELD, S.C. -- The portrait of 40-year old J. Strom Thurmond, in bold and strong profile, was unveiled Wednesday...the Charlotte, N.C., airport. In his stead, J. Strom Thurmond Jr. stood before the bench where his father sat more...

Senator picks son for attorney post

...Tuesday when the 98-year-old senator recommended his firstborn son to be South Carolina's U.S. attorney. J. Strom Thurmond Jr., 28, was one of six people his father suggested to President Bush for government jobs. The recommendation...

Bartram Trail Petersburg Trailhead to receive $100,000 for improvements

...Association's CRSA Chapter and five businesses near J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake.To prepare the trailhead for the improvements...West Dam parks.For more information, contact the J. Strom Thurmond Project Office at (800) 533-3478 or visit the...

Plea deal reached in Aiken cop slaying trial

...trial, days after a jury panel had been seated and prepared for weeks of sequestration.Second Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr. said his office negotiated the plea with the defense because of the state's doubts the jury would have unanimously...

A plea for public safety

...knowing the criminal justice system the way we do, we fully support the plea deal by Second Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr.Those unfamiliar with the intricacies of our justice system may think prosecutors should never agree to a plea...

Upcoming calendar

...reservations suggested; (706) 823-0440 ext. 4, augustacanal.comBEST DAM RIDE: 7 a.m. Sunday, April 19, J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake, Clarks Hill, S.C.; family-friendly event featuring options of 29-, 62- and 100-mile routes...