Tips for shopping safely, avoiding fraud

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Family gatherings and shopping trips will look different this Thanksgiving; however, criminals will still be looking for ways to grab some quick cash.  “This time of year always brings concerns for safety and security,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Distractions brought on by COVID-19 and a unique holiday season can make […]

Sgt. Cathy Etheredge 1960-2020

A member of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department family passed away unexpectedly this week. Sgt. Cathy Etheredge, 60, died at her home in Gaston Monday. Etheredge joined the Sheriff’s Department in 2003. She most recently served as a sergeant in the Professional Standards Division. “Cathy’s sudden passing is a tremendous loss to those who knew […]

Thankful through the chaos

I have to say: this year never played out how I imagined. 2020 has been one for the books, not really in the best way. But, we’ve come together as a community to support one another during a very difficult time—and that’s what really matters. From experiencing COVID-19 symptoms in our neighborhoods, to losing loved […]