Use care as you shop online

Stores across the county will be busy in the coming weeks as everyone seeks out the perfect gifts for their loved ones. As intense as the retail scene will be, there are thousands of people who will take care of their Christmas shopping without ever leaving home. They’ll make their purchases online. Just as there […]

Lexington County man charged with attempted murder

LEXINGTON, S.C. – A West Columbia man has been arrested and charged in connection with the Thursday night shooting of his roommate on Woodberry Road. Bryan Henderson, 42, is charged with attempted murder, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and possession of a weapon during a violent crime. “Henderson cooperated with deputies when […]

LCSD announces promotions and transfers

Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted six deputies, two correctional officers, one civilian employee and transferred two deputies. Raymond Barrett, 30, has been promoted to resident deputy in West Columbia. Barrett, a resident of West Columbia, previously served as a school resource officer. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in February 2010. Michael […]

Richland County deputy arrested, charged with domestic violence

A Richland County deputy has been charged with third degree domestic violence. Lexington County deputies responded to the home of William Carlson, 32, on Dec. 7 following an altercation with his wife. Responding officers determined Carlson was the primary aggressor and arrested him without incident. Carlson’s bond was set at $5,000.