SC Air Force deserter caught

 

COLUMBIA — Federal authorities say they have apprehended a U.S. Air Force officer accused of not reporting for duty more than a month ago at his South Carolina air base.

 

Authorities say 30-year-old Capt. Robby Williams III was arrested on Jan. 29 by the U.S. Marshals Service in Dothan, Ala.

 

Air Force officials say Williams didn’t report for duty at Shaw Air Force Base on Dec. 23 and stayed in hotels and motels in South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia.

 

Officials said Williams was awaiting a transfer back to Shaw. It wasn’t clear what kind of charges he could potentially face.

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House passes bill providing limited repair to New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam that allows fish migration

The U.S. House of Representatives appeared to dash the hopes of local landowners hoping to save and repair the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam by passing a bill that provides for only limited repair that allows fish migration.

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