THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.� IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 239(d)(2), SCACR.
THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals
South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent,
Kimberly R. and Everette M. Defendants,
Of Whom Everette M. is the Appellant.
In the interest of a minor child under the age of 18.
Appeal From York County
Robert E. Guess, Family Court Judge
Unpublished Opinion No.� 2009-UP-102
Submitted January 2, 2009 � Filed February 27, 2009
Chadwick� Smith, of Rock Hill, for Appellant.
David E. Simpson, of York, for Respondent.
PER CURIAM: Everette M. appeals from the family court's order terminating his parental rights to his minor child.� S.C. Code Ann. � 63-7-2570 (Supp. 2008).� Upon a thorough review of the record and the family court's findings of fact and conclusions of law, pursuant to Ex Parte Cauthen, 291 S.C. 465, 354 S.E.2d 381 (1987), we find no meritorious issues warrant briefing.� Accordingly, we affirm the family court's ruling and relieve counsel.
HEARN, C.J., CURETON, A.J., and GOOLSBY, A.J., concur.
 We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.