LEXINGTON, S.C – A 15-year-old Lexington One student has been charged in connection with threats made Tuesday to White Knoll High School, River Bluff High School and the North Lake Community Learning Center. The student, whose name will not be released because he is under age 18, communicated electronically aboutContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. For Chapin resident and retired nurse Heather Burkhart, seeing timely and efficient emergency service is a top priority. It all started in 2022 when she heard concerns expressed about the unavailability of a timely ambulance in her community to respond to calls for people with life-threateningContinue Reading

A Leesville man is accused of trying to kill a man after an argument prompted a shooting early Sunday morning. Daryll Jamar Thompson, 58, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a firearm during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on the information detectives have confirmed duringContinue Reading

Nine recipients from five agencies were honored by church on Servant Leader Sunday By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) Sergeant Selena Williams and RCSD Corporal Kenneth Fitzsimmons received SERVANT LEADERSHIP AWARDs from Columbia’s Eastminster Presbyterian Church following a special awards luncheon, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023, theContinue Reading

The Lexington Police Department is searching for Shaniya Nicole Anderson, age 13, as she is believed to be a runaway. Shaniya Anderson was last seen walking from Park North Apartments near Park Road at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2023. She was wearing a black sweatshirt, black leggings, blueContinue Reading

The Irmo Fire District has welcomed four new Probationary Firefighters. They are PFFs Nedwick, Burkes, Paynor, and Paunovich. The firefighters were pinned after completing a two-week Recruit Academy with Irmo Fire District.Continue Reading

Sgt. Trent Williams was promoted to Patrol Lieutenant on Thursday, August 31 at the Irmo Police Department Headquarters. Williams has been with IPD since 2009 and has been in law enforcement since 1999. Williams left Irmo in 2010 to serve as a police trainer and advisor in both Afghanistan andContinue Reading

Chief Terrence Green is giving an update to the early morning stabbing death investigation last month in the Victorian Lakes neighborhood, as the 11th Circuit Solicitor’s Office has reviewed this case and has ruled it as a justifiable homicide. On July 31, 2023, at approximately 3:22 a.m., officers were dispatchedContinue Reading