Friday, February 8 2013 2:09 PM EST2013-02-08 19:09:05 GMT
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The coroner's office has identified the man who caused a three-vehicle collision killing the supervisor of the South Carolina Governor's Mansion Complex early Friday morning.More >
Cayce police say a car that caused a deadly, three-vehicle crash early Friday morning was stolen and officers found drugs and a gun inside.More >
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -
Chamberlain Branch was a lot of things to a lot of people.
"He came in for a job interview, but left a member of the family," said former Gov. Jim Hodges.
To governors Jim Hodges, Mark Sanford, and Nikki Haley, Branch was the go-to guy. He supervised the Governor's Mansion, seeing to whatever the first families or their guests requested.
"He left warm cookies by their bedside at night, and greeted them early the next morning," said former First Lady Jenny Sanford. "He treated everyone who came to the mansion with absolute kindness and selfless generosity."
"We are better people for having known him," said Gov. Nikki Haley. "My children saw unselfish kindness that will last them a lifetime."
Haley was one of many who had a hard time fighting back tears as Bethlehem Baptist said farewell to a giant.
"Chaney", as he was known, was very active in his church. He also loved football, art, and his family.
"We felt like nothing could come between us because our bond was so strong," said Branch's wife, Cherisse.
Cherisse said she and her husband could've done anything, and divorce was never an option. She liked to think they were and still remain a model of what a marriage should be.
"You will forever be in my heart," said Cherisse. "I'm so grateful that God chose you for me and me for you, and I was so proud to be your wife. I love you."
Friday, February 8 2013 2:08 PM EST2013-02-08 19:08:33 GMT
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - In a light moment during an otherwise somber event, South Carolina's former First Lady recalled a significant instant when Chamberlain Branch, the Governor's Mansion's fallen supervisor,More >
In a light moment during an otherwise somber event, South Carolina's former First Lady recalled a significant instant when Chamberlain Branch, the Governor's Mansion's fallen supervisor, stumbled upon her during a particularly emotional time in her life, one that the state and the nation would soon learn about.More >
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Officials with the Charleston Police Department say a 15-year-old is in custody after he got rid of a gun at the Altman Athletic Center at The Citadel during the Sertoma finale. Police say it all started when a citizen told them someone had a gun. More >
Officials with the Charleston Police Department say a 15-year-old is in custody after he got rid of a gun at the Altman Athletic Center at The Citadel during the Sertoma finale. Police say it all started when a citizen told them someone had a gun.
A fisherman off the coast of Bonita Springs, Florida thinks he has a pretty nice catch. As he reels in a four-foot shark, his catch is stolen by an even bigger fish. A massive grouper pulls the sharkMore >
A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida.More >
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The Homeland Security Department is warning that more than 1,000 retailers could have a new malicious software program lurking in their cash registers that allows computer hackers to steal financial data about...More >
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Police in Sumter County are looking for a man wanted in the assault of a woman while she slept.The Sumter County Sheriff's Office is looking for Lashonda Dennis, 35, of Rembert. In May, a woman told deputiesMore >
Police in Sumter County are looking for a man wanted in the assault of a woman while she slept.More >