Local Update - July 9,2007

Family Homeless after Fire
A family is looking for a new home this morning a fire in Saluda County.
It happened Sunday night at Clark's Circle and Bamberg Lane in Ward, South carolina.
No one was home when the fire broke out.
Half of the house had fire damage, but the heat damaged the rest.
Some fire fighters were treated for heat exhaustion, but we're told they'll be just fine.

Missing Augusta Man
This morning, investigators are looking all over the east coast for a missing Augusta man.
The national search is focused on finding what happened to 64 year-old Carl Red Tompkins.
He was last seen by his sister, boarding a Greyhound bus in New Jersey two weeks ago.

SC Senator Resigns
We have new information this morning about why a South Carolina State Senator is calling it quits.
Tommy Moore resigned suddenly over the weekend, after serving as a senator for 26 years.
News 12 has learned he stepped down because he is considering a new job that could move him to Virginia.
Candidates looking to fill his seat can start filing on July 27th until August 6th.
The primary will be September 18th with a special election scheduled for November 6th.

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