Wigington announces candidacy – Allen Wigington announced this week he will run to keep his position as Chief Magistrate Judge of Pickens County. Wigington was selected to fill the unexpired term of former Chief Magistrate Judge Larry Ray. Page 10A.
Drug charges follow fatal accident – Following the Hwy 515 crash that killed a 28-year-old father of two, three men are now facing drug charges. The driver of a vehicle involved in the accident is also facing a DUI charge (drugs) and first-degree vehicular homicide. Page 1A.
Congressman Ed Jenkins dies – Congressman Edward Lanier Jenkins of Jasper died following a brief illness this past Sunday. See his full obituary on Page 1A.