An Abbeville man was sentenced to two decades behind bars after he pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a 2018 home invasion in which he’s accused of shooting a woman, according to a news release from the 8th Circuit Solicitor’s Office.

After nine days in the courtroom and more than a year waiting for justice, the family of Marty Anthony George of Aiken wept as the man found guilty of killing their loved one was sentenced to more than three decades in prison.

Jennifer Higdon Derrick, 37, of 2215 Kateway, Greenwood was arrested Saturday and charged with trafficking in methamphetamine and receiving/possession of stolen goods, greater than $1,000.

Nathaniel Tyler Wideman, 25, of 1127 Edgefield St., Greenwood was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree assault and battery, simple possession of marijuana, distribution or possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and two counts of possession with intent to distribute …


A Fountain Inn man is facing a murder charge in connection with a shooting Saturday evening, according to the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office.

An Anderson man passing phony bills with identical serial numbers who might have helped others print their own cash is facing federal charges, according to filings unsealed last week.

When a Greenwood police officer tried to stop a car Friday that was suspected in connection with another case, the driver tried to flee, leading officers to guns and drugs, according to a report.