Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announces promotions and transfers

Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted eight deputies, one civilian employee and transferred a correctional officer and a deputy. Ray Chandler, 49, has been promoted to registry compliance clerk. Chandler, a resident of Cayce, previously served as a front desk specialist. He was hired in June 1997. Ty Haigler, 49, has been promoted to master deputy […]

VIDEO: Myrtle Beach woman last seen in Columbia

Update: Miranda Butler is safe. The West Columbia Police Department located her Friday morning.   Lexington County detectives are investigating the whereabouts of Miranda Butler, who was last seen more than two months ago. She was last seen Aug. 4 at the City Gas station across from Walmart on Bush River Road.   Butler was […]

Nighttime is the right time for pedestrian safety

As we move away from summer and the end of daylight saving time, it will get gradually darker at an earlier time. I’ve already shared info with you about pedestrian safety in one of my previous blog posts, but the cooler temperatures might have more people opting to walk to their destination. With the reduced […]

Four more charged in connection to fatal Gaston shooting

Four more people have been arrested in connection to a fatal shooting that happened in Gaston early Wednesday morning. Amaria Regina Hamm, 20, Monyell Deshea Fulton, 22, Treshawn Alexander, 23, and Ashley Danielle Riley, 29, are charged with murder, according to arrest warrants. Hamm was arrested Wednesday along with 23-year-old Chesnee Labri Mattress in connection to […]