Columbia man charged with attempted murder

A Columbia man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a Saturday night stabbing incident in Lexington County. Marcus Anthony Rivers, 38, used a lock blade to stab a man multiple times after the two of them had an argument in the 4300 block of Augusta Road, according to arrest warrants. “The victim […]

LCSD earns seventh accreditation award

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has received its seventh Law Enforcement Accreditation Award from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., commonly known as CALEA. “A team of specially trained CALEA assessors visited the department for a four-day, on-site assessment in July,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The team reviewed our policies, […]

Driving safely in darker conditions

It was only a few weeks ago that we set our clocks back, and already it is nearly dark by the time the workday is over. It’s easy to forget that it’s only 6 p.m. which can be dangerous for pedestrians and bikers. When you’re driving home from work, remember that it’s still possible that […]

VIDEO: LCSD, toy blogger work to get gifts under Christmas trees

What started out as a hobby for Kelly Reci several years ago is now a successful blogging website, Kelly’s Thoughts on Things. As she gained more followers, more toy companies wanted to send her free toys for review.   “I have little nephews and friends, so I was writing about the stuff and then giving […]