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Johnston Man Dies from Injuries after Hwy 121 Crash

Larry Lybrand, 73, of Johnston, died May 22 a little after 4:00 p.m. at Augusta University Hospital as a result of injuries he received in a head-on collision on Hwy 121 that same day. According to the SC Highway Patrol, the crash occurred just before 3:00 in the afternoon when Lybrand, who was dri

EDGEFIELDADVERTISER.COM - 2018-05-24 09:05:00

Greenwood law enforcement authorities collect hundreds of illegal guns

GREENWOOD, S.C. (WSPA) - Law enforcement officials in Greenwood County have collected 389 illegal guns since May 2017, according to a release from the Sheriff's Office.

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-24 01:25:05

Trial court shoots down convicted murderer's appeal

Sis was 27 when he died, shot four times while walking along Franklin Street on May 30, 2013. Settles would later plead guilty in 2015 to another murder charge, this time in Abbeville County, where he shot and killed Jamil Phillips months before Sis' slaying.

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-05-23 20:21:00

He rear-ended a Columbia police car and drove away. But he left this behind, cops say

A man rear-ended a police patrol car and drove away, not only disobeying the officer's commands to stop but leaving behind his car's front bumper.The incident happened Sunday on the 3500 block of Farrow Road, according to a Columbia Police Department incident report. The officer wrote that he was in

THE STATE - 2018-05-23 14:05:00

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

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

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-05-22 22:54:00

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

Cash reward offered for information leading to arrest in unsolved Simpsonville homicide case

SIMPSONVILLE, SC - On December 21st, one day after Eric Jones, 38, of Simpsonville was killed inside his home, his girlfriend Leisa Armstrong made a vow to find out who was responsible for taking his life.

WSPA.COM - 2018-05-23 00:53:12

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


District 56 joins four others in lawsuit over SCHSL realignment

The issue of whether or not Union County High School belongs in Region 3-3A is not going away.Laurens County School District 56 – Clinton is in the region – is one of five districts that filed suit Monday against the South Carolina High School League and Union County Schools.The plaintiffs are Distr

GOLAURENS.COM - 2018-05-24 02:18:00

Local officers still at work solving recent spike of shootings

More guns were seized by law enforcement in Greenwood County in about a year than there were days in the year.The past several months have seen a spike in shootings in the Greenwood area, and officers are working tirelessly to curb the violence, according to a release from the Greenwood County Sheri

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2018-05-23 07:00:00

Cause of Death Still Unclear for Wife of Midlands Doctor, Coroner Says

Lexington, SC (WLTX) - The Lexington County Coroner says it's still unclear how the wife of a Midlands doctor' died, but no evidence has been found to show that her death was natural.

WLTX.COM - 2018-05-23 21:31:10

Ware Shoals man faces drug charges

Anxaviar Jemorris Waldrup, 24, of 36 W. Main St., Ware Shoals was arrested Monday and charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance within proximity of a school and two counts of possession with intent to distribute marijuana.


SCDC: Woman tried to take meth, pot to Tyger River inmate

A woman tried to hand a package with drugs to an inmate at Tyger River Correctional Institution, according to prison officials.The medium-security facility in Enoree houses more than 1,000 men.According to arrest warrants, a woman was caught bringing in 4.1 grams of meth, 16.7 grams of marijuana and


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


DUI the reason for increased Lexington County traffic deaths, says SCHP officer - ColaDaily.com | You need the news, not the paper

Traffic The total number of South Carolina traffic fatalities has collectively decreased in 2018. Compared to the 400 deaths by May of last year, there is a 33 person difference, with 367 traffic deaths reported so far this year.

COLADAILY.COM - 2018-05-23 15:01:29

"Armed and extremely dangerous" man captured, deputies say

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WACH)-- The Richland County Sheriff’s Department Fugitive Team and U.S. Marshals arrested an "armed and extremely dangerous" man Monday night.Thanks to a Crimestoppers tip, deputies were able to locate and arrest 25-year-old David Alexander Hoefer just before 9 p.m. on the 400 block


Greenwood man faces assault charges

Evan Eugene Wilson, 39, of 104 Leonard St., Greenwood was arrested Friday and charged with resisting arrest and two counts of first-degree assault and battery.Greenwood police went Friday to the Burger King on S.C. Highway 72 after callers said there was a fight in progress and the fighters had bats


Driver ejected after hitting road sign and tree in fatal crash, SC troopers say

A 2005 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling west on Jollystreet Road when the truck went off the right side of the roadway, where it hit a road sign and a tree, Miller said. The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was ejected and later died at Palmetto Health Richland hospital.


Deputies Seeking 3 "Dangerous" Inmates Who Escaped Orangeburg Jail - ABC Columbia

Tyshon Demontrea Johnson, 27, Curtis Ray Green, 20, and Christopher Shannon Boltin, 27, are being sought after the attempt. Deputies say all are considered to be dangerous.