COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Doug Nye, 69, a former writer and editor for The State and The Columbia Record and a columnist for McClatchy-Tribune News Service, died Sunday morning after battling liver cancer.
Nye retired in 2004 after serving as a sports writer, editor and television editor at both The Columbia Record and The State.
Born in Augusta, Ga., Nye graduated from Furman University in 1964. He spent 35 years with The State and the Columbia Record, serving first as a sports writer, then editor. He was The State's television editor for 17 years.