Former Timmonsville police chief is honored
Sat, 07 Aug 2010 03:50:29 GMT —
Friday night, a Timmonsville man received the Order of the Silver Crescent, the state's highest honor for volunteerism and community service.
A crowd filled the cafeteria of Timmonsville High School to celebrate Johnny E. Wright.
The 84-year-old was the first black police chief in Timmonsville, and he served many years on council.
He received the Order of the Silver Crescent from Governor Mark Sanford's office.