WHEREAS, Fred Armfield, a member of the Greenwood County Council, has been indicted by the Greenwood County Grand Jury on five counts of willfully assisting in the preparation and filing of a false document; and
WHEREAS, at least one of those counts is considered one of moral turpitude; and
NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the powers conferred upon me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of South Carolina, I hereby appoint David Ansel Brewer, 3002 Callison Highway, Greenwood SC 29646, to hold the office of Greenwood County Councilman, Council District 1, until the suspended councilman is acquitted or the indictment is otherwise disposed of, or until a councilman is elected and qualifies in the next general election for county councilman, whichever occurs first.
This action in no manner addresses itself to the question of guilt or innocence of Fred Armfield and shall not be construed as an expression of an opinion as to such a questions.
GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND THE GREAT SEAL OF THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, THIS 23RD DAY OF APRIL, 1998.
DAVID M. BEASLEY
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