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Lexington County Sheriff's Department, S.C. Highway Patrol team up to combat traffic fatalities - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

“As we honor those who gave their lives to protect and serve our country this weekend, we’re asking all drivers to help us prevent senseless tragedies on Lexington County roads,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Drive sober, wear your seat belt, slow down, obey traffic laws and use extra cau

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-05-24 18:11:13

$2,500 reward offered in search of man accused of shooting at US Marshals in Orangeburg - ABC Columbia

Om Wednesday, US Marshal Tom Griffith announced during a news conference that a $2,500 reward is being offered for the capture of James.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-05-24 15:46:59

It takes a village | Newberry Observer

Shelia Brown the Community Volunteer Appreciation Banquet guest speaker. She is pictured with, in no particular order, Principal Reggie Wicker, Carlton Kinard, Assistant Principal Stacy Farr and Superintendent Jim Suber. -Andrew Wigger | The Newberry Observer

NEWBERRYOBSERVER.COM - 2018-05-24 15:18:00

His patients were elderly, disabled. Their credit cards funded his shopping sprees, SC prosecutor says

He was hired to take care of South Carolina residents who were the most in need.Instead, Tristan Addison Widener took advantage of his elderly and ailing patients, and he pleaded guilty to multiple financial crimes Wednesday in a Lexington County courtroom.The crimes Widener was convicted of committ

THE STATE - 2018-05-24 20:38:00

SC Woman's Royal Wedding Post Goes Viral

Columbia, SC-- Lisa Cole, a writer and mother who lives in West Columbia has earned social media royalty after posting a heartfelt message about Meghan Markle's mother.

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-05-24 22:22:47

South Carolina plans to use drones to remotely watch inmates

South Carolina Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling shows a monitor and drone camera equipment in Columbia, SC., Thursday, May 24, 2018. The drones will be used to monitor safety and contraband... more

THEINTELLIGENCER.COM - 2018-05-24 18:16:33

Deputies seize crack, cocaine, marijuana, guns in Kershaw Co.

While deputies served search warrants in Cassatt and Lugoff they charged three men and seized large amounts of methamphetamine, cocaine, crack and marijuana as well as seven pistols.

WACH.COM - 2018-05-23 16:22:41

Bond denied for 3 suspects in connection with weekend prison escape - ABC Columbia

Otis Goodwin, 28, is charged with 2 counts of aiding an escapee and one count of first-degree assault and battery. Roosevelt Johnson, 24, is facing 2 counts of aiding an escapee. Tykeil Huggins, 21, is charged with one count of escape.

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-05-23 21:39:25

Columbia Police arrest man on Colonial Drive in connection to armed robbery

Due to officer safety during this high risk response, we are not at liberty to disseminate any additional information at this time.pic.twitter.com/5OXnuDj14K— Columbia Police Dept (@ColumbiaPDSC)May 24, 2018

WIS-TV - 2018-05-24 00:00:00

Student Brought Stolen Gun to Richland County School, Deputies Say

Officers charged 17-year-old Ty’rek Daqwan Kennedy on charges of unlawful carrying of a pistol, carrying weapon on school grounds, and possession of a stolen pistol.

WLTX.COM - 2018-05-23 14:53:44

Early morning crash in West Columbia knocks down power poles

LEXINGTON, S.C. (WOLO) – West Columbia police reported an early morning car crash that knocked down some power poles.Authorities say a car drove off the road and crashed into power poles near Al’s Car Wash and Exxon Happy Mart on Charleston Highway.No injuries have been reported as of yet.Deputies a

ABCCOLUMBIA.COM - 2018-05-23 13:08:36

Man beat wife, snapped into military mode before killing SC officer in ambush, lawyer says

Christian McCall pleaded guilty to murder and several other charges in York County.His defense lawyer says McCall was drinking more than a gallon of whisky a week and snapped into his military training of kill-or-be-killed the night of Jan. 18 after he beat his wife, grabbed weapons, ammunition and


Lexington Two announces 4 new principals for next school year - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

At its board meeting Tuesday, the Lexington Two Board of Trustees approved the following appointments, based on the recommendation of Superintendent Dr. William James:

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-05-23 13:12:49

Live Coverage- Second Orangeburg County Escapee Caught - ABC Columbia

ORANGEBURG, SC (WOLO)– Tuesday afternoon Orangeburg Sheriff’s Deputies announced that the second of three Orangeburg County escapees, on the run since Saturday, was captured.Now the search for the third inmate intensifies.


Greenwood cheerleader Seven Smith signs with Newberry

Buy NowFront row, from left, are Quanda Gardner, Seven Smith and Evangeline Gardner. Back row, from left, are Greenwood cheerleading coach Diana Baker, Ty Coates and Quin Smith.Skylar Rolstad | INDEX-JOURNAL


AP News - Man agrees to life sentence for killing S Carolina officer

Records show Christian McCall was making nearly $100,000 a year at Wells Fargo with two kids and a wife in a Charlotte, North Carolina, suburb when his life started slowly unraveling.


WACH: Two men wanted for breaking into car, stealing credit cards

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WACH) – Officers with the Lexington Police Department need the community’s help in finding two men wanted for breaking into a car and stealing items at a Planet Fitness.According to police, the men were then seen from surveillance video using stolen credit cards form the car at


Chapin Teen Broke Into Homes to Watch People Sleep, Deputies Say

Caleb Matthew Dawkins, 17, is charged with three counts of first degree burglary and four counts of voyeurism, according to arrest warrants.


Lexington County apartment fire displaces 11 residents

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. (WACH) —A fire in Lexington County has displaced 11 residents from an apartment complex.The blaze happened at Lakeland Apartments on Old Chapin Road. Lexington County Fire Service responded.In a tweet posted at 1 a.m., the Lexington Police Department stated they assisted with


Lexington woman fighting for her life after being struck by impaired driver

LEXINGTON, SC (WIS) -A Lexington woman is recovering in the hospital after sustaining life-threatening injuries in a crash in early May.The crash happened around 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 5. Investigators say 27-year-old Megan Diffee was traveling southbound on U.S. 1 (Augusta Road) in Lexington towar