LCSD announces latest promotions

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted five deputies, two correctional officers and two civilian employees. Chris Burnett, 30, has been promoted to field training officer in the patrol division. Burnett, a resident of Gaston, previously served as a deputy in the department’s south region, which is based near Pelion. He was appointed to serve […]

Arrests made in August fatal shooting

A West Columbia man and a Cayce woman have been charged in connection to a homicide that happened last month on Double Branch Road in West Columbia. Roscoe Holmes III, 23, is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Michael Andy McMillan during the morning of Aug. 18, according to arrest warrants. “We obtained […]