LCSD working to locate teen

Investigators are searching for a Columbia teen who hasn’t been seen or heard from in more than three months. According to investigators, Thomas Neil Thurman was last seen by his parents on Aug. 24 as he left for the late bus to Irmo High School. “Thurman’s father tells us Thomas was running late that morning […]

Substitute teacher arrested for cruelty to children

An Irmo woman has been charged with two counts of cruelty to children after using tape to restrain students at Sandhills Middle School. Janeen Suzette Clark, 26, taped two male students to their desk chairs and bound their hands with tape during school hours Thursday, according to arrest warrants. She was in a classroom at […]

A reminder to obey speed limits

Last week, I shared some stats and information with you about speeding. I want to use this week’s blog entry to provide you with more insight into how speeding is a factor in fatal car crashes. Speeding isn’t just an interstate problem. Nationally in 2015, 85 percent of all speeding-related traffic fatalities occurred on non-interstate […]