THIS OPINION HAS NO PRECEDENTIAL VALUE.� IT SHOULD NOT BE CITED OR RELIED ON AS PRECEDENT IN ANY PROCEEDING EXCEPT AS PROVIDED BY RULE 268(d)(2), SCACR.
THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
In The Court of Appeals
South Carolina Department of Social Services, Respondent,
JoAnn E. N. and Russell P. K., Defendants,
Of whom Russell P. K. is the Appellant.
In the interest of five minor children under the age of 18 years.
Appeal From Horry County
Ronald R. Norton, Family Court Judge
Unpublished Opinion No.� 2011-UP-414
Submitted September 1, 2011 � Filed September 6, 2011
Heather Michelle Cannon, of Myrtle Beach, for Appellant.
Tonia Elizabeth Medrick, of Conway, for Respondent.
Carolyn R. Hills, of Myrtle Beach, for Guardian ad Litem
PER CURIAM: Russell P. K. appeals from the family court's final order terminating his parental rights to five minor children.� See S.C. Code Ann. � 63-7-2570 (2010).� 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.
FEW, C.J., THOMAS and KONDUROS, JJ., concur.
 We decide this case without oral argument pursuant to Rule 215, SCACR.