Family fan, great baseball action, and an exciting K-9 demonstration By W. Thomas Smith Jr.   The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) and the Columbia Fireflies will host RCSD K-9 TEAM NIGHT at Columbia’s Segra Park, Wednesday August 30, beginning at 7:05 p.m. The event is part of the regularlyContinue Reading

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) has new boating regulations set to begin August 18. After that date, boaters born after July 1, 2007, will be required to pass an approved boater education course before operating boats, jet skis, or specialty prop-crafts powered by a 10 HP motorContinue Reading

The Criminal Investigations Division of the Irmo Police Department is currently working on a rash of vehicle break-ins within the New Friarsgate Neighborhood. It appears multiple individuals are involved and every car that was “broken” into was unlocked. Money, cell phones and guns have been taken out of these unlockedContinue Reading

A wanted man died Wednesday afternoon after running away from Lexington County deputies. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has not publicly identified the man, pending notification of family members. “Work is already underway to confirm what happened in this situation and what caused the man’s death,” Lexington County Sheriff JayContinue Reading

Agents with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) charged a Lexington County man July 24 with 3 counts of bomb threats. Jason Ryan Jones, 37, called SLED Operations Desk on a recorded line stating, “What do I gotta do to get your attention, I’m going to plant a bomb.Continue Reading

Irmo’s National Night Out was held on Tuesday, August 1 at the Community Park of Irmo. Thanks to the Irmo Police Department Community Foundation the turn out was excellent and the tons of food and fun were devoured before the end of the event at 8:30. Walmart of Irmo gaveContinue Reading