A Columbia man is being held in the Lexington County Detention Center after detectives said he shot the doorknob of a West Columbia home and exchanged gunfire with another man after going inside. Jeremy Gerome Junious, 34, is charged with attempted murder, discharging a firearm into a dwelling, first-degree burglaryContinue Reading

Lexington County narcotics agents arrested a Columbia man they encountered Saturday while arresting another man on an unrelated charge. Brandon Xavier White, 25, is charged with trafficking crack cocaine, trafficking meth, trafficking heroin, possession with intent to distribute marijuana and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according toContinue Reading

A father and son from Columbia are accused of attempted murder, among other charges, after a Thursday morning shooting. Anthony Gail Davis, 54, and Antony Ryan Davis, 28, are charged with two counts each of attempted murder, four counts each of pointing and presenting a firearm at a person, andContinue Reading

By Al Dozier The Lexington County Republican Party passed two resolutions at a March 7 meeting to censure West Columbia City Councilman Mike Green. The first resolution alleges that Green “has been taunting, harassing, and yelling at others” during Lexington County meetings. Those actions came after he had received anContinue Reading

By Al Dozier A long legal battle to open a strip club on a Fernandina Road property near Costco has ended. Lexington County Councilwoman Beth Carrigg on Wednesday confirmed that the proposed Savannah Gentlemen’s Club will not open. She said application for an alcoholic beverage license was recently withdrawn. CarriggContinue Reading

The Cayce Police Department and the Lexington County Coroner’s Office are investigating a body that was found inside a room at the Master’s Inn at 2125 Commerce Drive. They are currently working to determine the cause of death. This is an ongoing investigation and more details and information will beContinue Reading

On December 31, at around 7:30 pm a citizen called in to report they had discovered what they believed to be human skeletal remains in a drainage ditch near the 200 block of Saturn Parkway in Columbia in Lexington County. LCSD arrived and notified the Lexington County Coroner’s Office. CoronerContinue Reading

A male Gilbert High School student has been charged with making threats last week against other Lexington County schools. The 14-year-old made a threatening statement that was overheard by another student Dec. 2 while riding the bus to school, according to the incident report. The student who heard the threatContinue Reading

A Berkeley County man has been sentenced to 8 years in prison for a 2019 traffic crash that resulted in serious injuries to a deputy with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department. Circuit Court Judge R. Ferrell Cothran, Jr. imposed the sentence earlier this week on Michael Jordan Nichols, 38. Nichols,Continue Reading