Author: Tony Baughman

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Two men gunned down inside home; shooter being sought

  Investigators from the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) are probing for answers in the shooting deaths of two men…

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A Hero’s Last Alarm – Fireman/Marine Paul Quattlebaum Jr.

Paul Edwin Quattlebaum Sr., a veteran of Vietnam, stood before hundreds of people who had gathered from across the Southeast…

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Grief care available for family, colleagues of fallen firefighter

All of the firefighters at Tuesday’s funeral, those who knew Paul Quattlebaum Jr. personally and those who considered him a…

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‘Living, serving, growing’ was aim of Faith Lutheran Festival

With live praise-and-worship music, chili dogs slung by Chamber of Commerce president Mike Taylor, bouncy houses and a kid-friendly pond…

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New stadium debut may be spark of new energy on the Ridge

  The Ridge Spring-Monetta Trojans football team has a perfect record in its new stadium. When the Trojans topped Denmark-Olar…

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New wrestling promotion makes emotional debut at Leisure Center

A thin black curtain separating the gymnasium at the Batesburg-Leesville Leisure Center from a makeshift backstage area parted. The small…

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Traffic control plan announced for firefighter’s funeral procession

The funeral service for Lexington County Fire Service fighter Paul Quattlebaum, who died in the line of duty on Friday,…

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