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. Judge...

Number of officers feloniously killed in line of duty declining, report shows

...shooting suspect, Stephon Carter, is expected to go on trial late next month, and 2nd Judicial Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr. intends to seek the death penalty.Paugh was killed Oct. 23, 2011, when he stopped to investigate a vehicle...

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...

Cop-killer suspect in Aiken court today

...was killed and another officer was wounded during a shootout on Dec. 20, 2011. Second Judicial Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr. filed notice in 2012 that he intended to seek the death penalty against Carter.

Venue change sought in Aiken police slaying

...this court or any court can cite prejudice until we actually select a jury," Second Judicial Circuit Solicitor J. Strom Thurmond Jr. said.In late December, 400 jury summons will be mailed out in Aiken County.The defense also made motions...

History lovers expected to swarm Edgefield, SC for Southern Studies Showcase

...buried in Willowbrook Cemetery. Four governors ? Francis W. Pickens, John Gary Evans, John C. Sheppard and J. Strom Thurmond, South Carolina and United States senators and members of the House of Representatives, and 150 Confederate soldiers...

Area Announcements

...Foundation is planning its 11th annual Best Dam Bicycle Ride for April 17. The event starts at 8:30 a.m. at the J. Strom Thurmond Lake at Clarks Hill Dam. Cost is $35 per rider in advance and $40 on event day. For more information or to register...