By Al Dozier Did Lexington County turn down a brand new ambulance funded by the state? That’s what some residents are saying about the county’s response to Sen. Ronnie Cromer’s offer of $365,000 in state funds for the purchase of a fully-equipped ambulance to serve the Chapin area. Cromer’s actionContinue Reading

Lexington County narcotics agents apprehended an Irmo man wanted on multiple drug charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 20 on April 24. Stewart Jamaul Stroman, 34, faces numerous charges, including multiple counts of trafficking methamphetamine exceeding 400 grams, trafficking fentanyl, and criminal conspiracy, as outlined in arrest warrants. LexingtonContinue Reading

The Cayce Fire Department (CFD) is embarking on an innovative venture to enhance community outreach and education by introducing South Carolina’s first registered Fire Department Therapy Horse, Muffin. This groundbreaking initiative aims to utilize Muffin’s unique abilities to educate people across the Midlands on fire safety and drug awareness. TheContinue Reading

A tip from the public led narcotics agents to a motel on Piney Grove Road Friday in their search for an accused drug dealer. “Investigators with the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team, along with narcotics investigators from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department arrested 38-year-old Vander Antonio Mingledolph as heContinue Reading

Lexington County authorities are reaching out to the community for assistance following a tragic incident that unfolded early Sunday morning at a bar in Swansea. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon stated, “Deputies were called to Amici Tavern around 3:20 a.m. in response to reports of gunfire. We’ve been diligently investigatingContinue Reading

A fire broke out at Pine Island park, prompting a response from Irmo Fire District, along with crews from Lexington and Columbia-Richland, around 11:30 am on April 15. The fire occurred at the park manager’s residence, resulting in the destruction of the home’s garage, which served as storage for bothContinue Reading

Lexington County deputies have apprehended Korey Muller, a 20-year-old resident of West Columbia, following accusations of attempted murder stemming from a violent altercation last month. Alongside this charge, Muller faces additional counts, including possession of a weapon during a violent crime, possession with intent to distribute marijuana, and possession withContinue Reading