Alamo lives in Saluda County

...has long embraced lost causes such as the Civil War, Saluda County has a special fondness for one that happened a thousand...story about two dashing young idealistic men," said Saluda County Historical Society Executive Director Bela Herlong...

Man shot after argument in Saluda County

SALUDA, S.C. -- Saluda County deputies are investigating the county's first homicide in four...in the home, Booth said. Monday's slaying is the first in Saluda County since Booth was elected sheriff in 2000, he said. "We were...

Questions about convicted Saluda County sheriff remain unanswered as SLED report kept secret

...be kept secret.Jason Booth, once the top lawman in Saluda County, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor ? not a felony...grand jury to remain secret.The prosecutor who covers Saluda County had an obvious conflict, so the case was turned over...

Indicted Saluda County sheriff resigns

...prepared to appoint a new sheriff for Saluda County after Sheriff Jason Booth was...services of an inmate on loan to Saluda County from the state Department of Corrections...Booth's private property in Saluda County," the statement said. It said...

Former Saluda County Sheriff Booth pleads guilty to misconduct, must pay fine to avoid jail

AIKEN - A former Saluda County sheriff pleaded guilty Monday to...Thurmond Jr.A new inmate was sent to Saluda County in 2006, though. The prisoner was...took any money from the coffers of Saluda County. He did, however, save himself...

Saluda County man dies in Aiken County wreck

An early morning traffic crash in Aiken County has claimed the life of a Saluda County resident, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said.Marcus A Gilchrist, 23, was pronounced dead at the scene of a single-vehicle...

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Saluda County sheriff switches to GOP

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Saluda County Sheriff Jason Booth switched to the Republican Party on Wednesday, saying the Democratic Party has become too liberal for him...

Two men charged in slaying

SALUDA, S.C. -- Saluda County investigators have charged two...Saluda Police Department and the Saluda County Coroner's Office. "Anytime...suspects are being held in the Saluda County Detention Center. Mr. Derrick...

Edgefield historians claim victory in Alamo dispute

...the Texas massacre as sons of Saluda County soil. Bless their hearts, say...would the historically inclined of Saluda County horn in on the bragging rights...for Texas independence? Sure, Saluda County now envelops the birthplace of...

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Inmate arrested after escaping A Saluda County, S.C., escapee turned up at the sheriff's department...Richardson, 18, was arrested again about midday at the Saluda County Sheriff's Department and charged with escaping from...

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