Newberry warned of Tenn. murder suspects

...law enforcement officers are searching some woods in Newberry County for four suspects wanted in Tennessee. Sheriff Lee Foster said this morning that three males and one female are wanted in Tennessee on murder charges. Foster did not have details...

SC man facing bigamy charges

...officials discovered he has married four times since 1988 without divorcing any of the women.Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said 49-year-old Darnell Pixley was charged on a single count and surrendered to deputies Wednesday. Foster says...

Grady McElmurray Jr.

...Norton; 10 grandchildren, Polly Riede (Robert), Alice Bryant (Bradley), Leslie Williams (Joel), Jim Foster, Lee Foster, Sarah, Ben, Anna, Mary and Ruth McElmurray and four great-grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be...

Sheriffs acknowledge problem as colleagues go to jail

...estate, saying he took more than $200,000 in public money and used it on personal expenses.Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said he doesn't tolerate criminal behavior, but when he read the indictments against his fellow sheriffs, some of...

2 suspects in downtown assaults waive extradition, await return to Augusta

...Newberry County Detention Center awaiting pickup by Richmond County authorities, according to Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster. Roundtree said he expects them to be returned to Augusta to face charges Monday.The suspects were arrested about...

4 people hurt in Newberry County bonfire

WHITMIRE, S.C. - Four people have been hurt in a bonfire in Newberry County.Sheriff Lee Foster says the people were hurt when they used gasoline on the fire in Whitmire around 10 p.m. Monday.Officials say one person was...

Woman guilty of breach of trust

...at the world-renowned pediatric cancer research center.But authorities said none of the tale was true. Sheriff Lee Foster's deputies reviewed the pictures and noticed they were all taken in common areas, such as the hospital's lobby or...

Gov. Haley's budget cuts income taxes

...cases await review.That is evidence jurors expect to have, said Charleston County Sheriff Al Cannon. Newberry Sheriff Lee Foster added rural areas especially rely on SLED and the highway patrol."I hope it will get back to the modicum of support...

22 arrested in SC drug roundup

...S.C. - Nearly two dozen people have been arrested in a drug roundup in Newberry County. Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster said this morning that 22 people have been arrested as part of a yearlong investigation by his deputies, local police...

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...authorities say a man has been charged with burning down an abandoned house in retaliation for a traffic ticket.Sheriff Lee Foster says 34-year-old David Douglas Proctor was arrested Wednesday and charged with arson.Foster says a deputy ticketed...