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

The Lexington County Department of Emergency Services is hosting a job fair to fill available positions within the 911 Communications Division. The job fair is set for this Wednesday, October 20, and will be held in two sessions: one from 8 am – 11 am and one from 4 pmContinue Reading

Lexington County officials are inviting and encouraging residents to participate in Testing Growth Scenarios for the county’s Grow With Us comprehensive plan. From now until September 19 Lexington County residents will be able to share their vision for the future of the county and provide feedback on how they believeContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have arrested a man accused of shooting his wife to death at their Gaston home Saturday. The victim has been identified as Kia Riley, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. Alonzo James Riley, 33, is charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a violentContinue Reading

Chief Terrence Green would like to update the community that the investigation at a daycare facility within the Town of Lexington, where children were found to have been assaulted by a caregiver, has continued and additional charges have been made. On the morning of July 12, 2021, an investigation beganContinue Reading

Lexington County 4-H returned from South Carolina 4-H State Congress July 10. The State Congress is an annual four-day personal development event is held at Clemson University. Senior 4-H members (ages 14-18) experience college life by staying in the dorms and eating at the college dining halls. Clemson University personnelContinue Reading

Lexington County has deteriorated thanks to so many subdivisions thrown up too quickly without rhyme or reason. We don’t have enough emergency services to handle the explosion, and roads cannot provide delivery of those we have. First responders cannot get through. Without side roads, and with the nature of lakeContinue Reading

Lexington County Emergency Services is pleased to announce the successful launch of Text-to-911 service. The County’s Text-to-911 uses the latest state-of-the-art technology allowing hearing- and speech-impaired residents, as well as those in potentially dangerous situations, to reach out for help. Text-to-911 will be available for all Lexington County residents andContinue Reading