A search is underway for a man who’s wanted after an attempted sexual assault at Chapin’s Crooked Creek Park. Lexington County Sheriff’s Department said the attack happened the afternoon of May 21. A woman exercising in the park said a shirtless man wearing khaki cargo shorts who appeared to beContinue Reading

The Lexington Police Department has arrested a former Lexington County deputy accused of disorderly conduct at an apartment complex. Giovanni Michael Vaccaro, 29, was charged with disorderly conduct Friday morning, according to a Lexington Police Department incident report. “When I became aware of Mr. Vaccaro’s actions which resulted in hisContinue Reading

The Lexington County Museum will host its free annual Spring Open House this Sunday, May 7 from 2 – 5 pm. The public is invited to tour the circa 1832 John Fox House, the 1771 Laurence Corley Log House, the ca. 1815 Oak Grove Schoolhouse, and all the rest ofContinue Reading

Led by a robust organizing operation, conservative activists chalked up strong victories in the April 22nd Lexington County Republican Convention. 256 delegates participated in the biennial process which was presided over by State Rep. Jay Kilmartin (R-Chapin, Columbia, Irmo). County Party Grassroots Director Pamela Godwin was elected by acclamation asContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting his stepson Sunday afternoon. The shooting victim has been identified as 52-year-old Brian Garris, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Carl Sims, 71, will be charged with murder in the shooting death, according to Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon.Continue Reading