Lexington County narcotics agents have made a significant arrest following the execution of a search warrant at a Leesville residence, resulting in the seizure of a substantial amount of methamphetamine, marijuana, cash, and firearms. Arromus Abney, 33, faces charges of trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possessionContinue Reading

Chief Terrence Green proudly announces that the Lexington Police Department is now accepting applications for the upcoming Citizen’s Police Academy. The Citizen’s Police Academy is scheduled to commence on Tuesday, March 19, 2024, and will convene on Tuesday evenings for a nine-week duration, with a brief hiatus for spring break.Continue Reading

In a unanimous decision during their meeting on January 16, the Lexington County Council has reelected Beth Carrigg and Darrell Hudson to continue their roles as Chairwoman and Vice Chairman, respectively, for the upcoming year. Beth Carrigg, representing Council District 7, which includes the Seven Oaks area and parts ofContinue Reading

In a recent development, Tarik Shiggs, a 41-year-old resident of Chapin, has been apprehended by Lexington County narcotics agents on various drug-related charges. The arrest took place last month, following the discovery of a substantial quantity of methamphetamine and fentanyl inside Shiggs’ residence. The charges against Shiggs include trafficking methamphetamine,Continue Reading

Lexington County deputies have filed charges against a Leesville man in connection with a fatal shooting that occurred earlier this month. Jesse Lou Gregory, 34, faces multiple charges, including murder, grand larceny, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, and circumventing an electronic monitoring device, as indicated by theContinue Reading

By Thomas Grant Jr. The “Golden Peanut” remains in Lexington for another year. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon repeated as champion of the Boiled Peanut Eating contest held Oct. 11 at the South Carolina State Fair. The contest was held by the Coastal Plain League champion Lexington County Blowfish. KoonContinue Reading

The SC Association of Counties (SCAC) awarded Lexington County Attorney Jeff M. Anderson the 2023 David K. Summers Jr. President’s Cup for his public service and dedication to South Carolina county government. Every year, the Association’s president recognizes a county official who has distinguished himself by service to county governmentContinue Reading