A Lexington man is accused of having weapons on school property after guns were found January 7 in a bag at Lexington High. Brent Wilson Skinner, 48, is charged with carrying weapons on school grounds, according to an arrest warrant. “Based on the information we gathered Tuesday, Skinner was exercising around theContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) Victims Services Unit received 13 handmade children’s quilts from the Julie Vanderpool Quilters of Northeast Presbyterian Church, at RCSD headquarters, December 18. The quilts will be provided to children who are placed in emergency protective custody. “This is anotherContinue Reading

A second man has been arrested in connection with a shooting incident at a Columbia apartment that left three men dead. Jeremy Savoy Cornish, 38, is charged with three counts of murder and one count of first degree burglary, according to arrest warrants. Justin Tyler Ellaree Hopkins, 21, was taken intoContinue Reading

The second Lexington Police Department Foundation Golf Tournament will be held at the Golden Hills Golf & Country Club September 16. As the golf tournament approaches, four player team entries are being accepted and the Lexington Police Department is seeking out local corporate sponsorships. Monetary donations are welcome and thereContinue Reading

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation will be holding the Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run – Seventh Time’s The Charm August 24. The event will be held at the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department at 521 Gibson Road. Call 803-785-8230 for directions. Packet pick up and late registration begin at 6:15 am,Continue Reading