Deputies, civilians and volunteers honored

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation has honored eight Lexington County Sheriff’s Department employees and three individuals who volunteer their time to work with the department. “We’re grateful for the support and resources the foundation provides to assist us in fulfilling our mission of serving and protecting the people of Lexington County,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. […]

Sheriff promotes 5 deputies

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted three deputies and two correctional officers. Blake Gainous, 26, has been promoted to master deputy in the department’s north patrol region, which is based near Irmo. Gainous, a resident of Chapin, previously served as a deputy. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in November 2013. […]