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New faces, incumbents vie for seats in North Augusta

...Carolyn Baggott, Ken McDowell and Jimmy Adams face first-year law student Joe Pippen and former Public Safety Chief Lee Wetherington.The last time Baggott, McDowell and Adams were up for election, in 2008, only 858 of the 11,000 registered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-02-07/new-faces-incumbents-vie
Government | Metro
Sex charges dropped against North Augusta man

...office were not returned on Thursday. The case was initially turned over to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division by North Augusta Public Safety since Wetherington is the nephew of former public safety chief Lee Wetherington.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-17/sex-charges-dropped-against-
Latest News | Crime & courts
Man charged in sex act on girl

...was filed in the case, Timmons said.Wetherington is the nephew of former North Augusta Public Safety Chief T. Lee Wetherington. He was booked at the Aiken County Detention Center.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-09-02/north-augusta-man-face
Bond denied in child sex case

...Timmons. North Augusta Public Safety requested SLED investigate because Wetherington is the nephew of former Chief T. Lee Wetherington.Judge Donna Williamson denied bond, saying she was not authorized to set bond for a charge that could carry a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-09-03/bond-denied-child-sex-case
Additional area news

...used the counterfeit bills to make purchases at local stores and the school lunchroom, Augusta Public Safety Chief Lee Wetherington said. Investigators got wind of the scam last week, but they don't know how much of the bad money circulated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/12/09/met_218761.shtml
Metro | North Augusta High School
New police chief has lengthy agenda

...community that reaches out to them and helps turn lives around." Chief Thomas said he admires the way former Chief Lee Wetherington ran the department and knows that earning respect is one thing but that gaining officers' trust will come with time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/11/met_518131.shtml
Metro
Wetherington retiring after 36 years of 'rewards and tragedies'

NORTH AUGUSTA --- Tuesday wasn't a very productive day for North Augusta Public Safety Chief Lee Wetherington. He spent much of the day shaking hands and receiving farewells on the last day of a 36-year career. He said he was the first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/18/met_511812.shtml
Metro
Investment goes up in smoke

...structure Friday morning to contain flames that continued from interior walls. North Augusta Public Safety Chief Lee Wetherington said the fire's cause is still under investigation. Shortly after the fire started, a 2-inch gas line exploded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/06/met_472243.shtml
Metro
Aiken, N. Augusta make changes

...e-mail accounts. At the center of the investigation was a sexual joke sent to North Augusta Public Safety Chief Lee Wetherington and co-workers from an office employee. Chief Wetherington altered the joke and resent the e-mail. The use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/07/met_468561.shtml
Metro
DOT will honor shooting victim

...Huddle House, shooting Mr. Powell in the head and the Rev. Earl Carter in the throat. North Augusta Police Chief Lee Wetherington said the case is still unsolved. The man is described as 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 8 inches...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/21/met_462986.shtml
Metro