Category Archives: News Releases

VIDEO: Thieves steal church’s sound equipment, supplies

Sunday worship services at 12 Springs Community Church typically sound like other Lexington County houses of worship. But where there were once amps, drums, sound boards, basses, tables and chairs…this week, there was almost nothing left. [embed]https://youtu.be/lu9eEx4J2Ls[/embed] “I really don’t know how to say it better than this, but all of our equipment was stolen,"…
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Lexington County teacher accused of sexual conduct with minor

A Sandhills Middle School teacher is accused of having a relationship with and kissing a former student at the school last year. Samantha Lynne Knopsnyder, 26, is charged with third degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor, according to an arrest warrant. Knopsnyder, who lives in Lexington, was arrested Friday afternoon after turning herself in.…
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Gaston man accused of mistreating animals

Deputies found more than a dozen malnourished animals after acting last week on a community tip to check on two horses in the 200 block of Happy Town Road in Gaston. Carl Kelly, 55, is charged with three counts of ill treatment of animals and a drug possession charge, according to deputies. “Deputies followed up…
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Woman charged after giving birth, leaving baby in vehicle

Detectives have arrested a Lexington woman in connection with the death of her newborn child. Brennan Hailey Geller, 21, is charged with homicide by child abuse because she failed to provide medical care for the infant she delivered in her car Friday night, according to an arrest warrant. Geller placed the newborn in a trash…
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