Fort Gordon hosts job fair Tuesday

...part-time positions. Delta Air Lines, Verizon Wireless, Wal-Mart, Augusta Technical College and the South Carolina Department of Corrections are some of the companies attending.From 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., the job fair will be open to Warrior...

SC appeals inmate case, tries mental health fixes

COLUMBIA - Civil liberties and mental health advocates say the South Carolina Department of Corrections shouldn't challenge a court order and that the agency should come up with a plan to better deal with its mentally ill inmates...

Ex-Haley aide to run SC prisons

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley's former chief of staff is officially taking the helm of the state's prisons agency.

Thomas Boatwright Jr.

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Mr. Thomas Jackson Boatwright, Jr., 64, of Columbia, died on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Born June 14, 1949, in Columbia, he was a son of Frances Gibbons Whitten Boatwright and the late Thomas Jackson Boatwright, Sr. A member of Red

Colo. prison chief's death highlights safety concerns for guards, wardens

...what she looks like," for fear she could be become a target, said Clark Newsom, spokesman for the South Carolina Department of Corrections. "It's the nature of the business. The average person doesn't realize how dangerous this can be...

Wanda Dunaway

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mrs. Wanda Jean Dunaway, 60, of 3666 Hephzibah Church Rd. entered into rest on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at Wills Memorial Hospital in Washington, Ga. The memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Hephzibah

Leader kept goal to bring about change

AIKEN - The imposing stare from behind his thick, square-rimmed glasses has become a signature look for John Bradley at Aiken County Board of Education meetings.

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New kind of cleaning business

...age 25, she enrolled at Paine College. She attended college for two years, then took a job with the South Carolina Department of Corrections."I got some real lessons on life. I was exposed to a lot of situations and people that I wasn't...

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Illegal immigrants increase in SC prisons

COLUMBIA -- The number of illegal immigrants housed in the South Carolina prison system has grown from 369 to 507 in three years.

Graniteville sex offender found dead in prison

...from Graniteville was found dead outside his cell in McCormick Correctional Institution on Saturday.South Carolina Department of Corrections spokesman Clark Newsom said Monday evening that Ricky Cooper, 49, who was serving a 20-year sentence...