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Lack of flood insurance hurts in SC disaster's aftermath

...hardest hit by the flooding, there are only about 1,500 National Flood Insur ance Program policies in effect. Lexington County, to the west, has about 2,000.According to FEMA, about 52,000 people in the state have applied for aid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-16/lack-flood-insurance-hurts-sc
Friend of Charleston church shooting suspect is now under investigation by federal authorities

...is currently on probation, having pleaded guilty earlier this year to possessing a stolen vehicle, according to Lexington County court records.Lindsey Fry, Meek's girlfriend, told the AP on Wednesday that Meek has a good job repairing air...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-16/friend-charleston-church-shooting-s
Jobless rate declines in South Carolina

...County had South Carolina's highest jobless rate, at 12.4 percent. Unemployment was lowest in Charleston and Lexington counties, which both posted rates of 5.3 percent.Across the nation, unemployment rates fell in 24 states last month...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-21/jobless-rate-declines-sout
Severe weather forced area schools to make adjustments

...Ridge View 24-18. But this week's home game against Lexington got pushed to Monday, Oct. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Lexington County schools have been out of school all week as the area deals with flooding, flooding damage and road closures.Like...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2015-10-08/severe-weath
Police: Officer killed in mall shooting; suspect charged

...struggle.Sealy said Hall had a knife, as well as the gun, which an arrest warrant said was stolen in neighboring Lexington County around Sept. 2.Records show Hall was arrested in August for failure to stop for a Columbia police officer. A...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-30/police-officer-killed-mall-shooting
Police: Man charged in police officer's shooting death carried weapons during previous arrests

...servant."Sealy said Hall had a knife as well as the gun, which an arrest warrant said was stolen in neighboring Lexington County in early September.Records show Hall was arrested in August for failure to stop for a Columbia police officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-01/police-man-charged-police-officers-
Friend knew of Charleston shooting plans, indictment says

...red-faced and teary-eyed as she left. None of them wanted to talk with reporters after the hearing.Meek is on probation, having pleaded guilty earlier this year to possessing a stolen vehicle, according to Lexington County court records.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-18/friend-knew-charleston-shooting-pla
Florida State's defense proves too much for Boston College

...former South Carolina running back Demetris Summers has been arrested on drug, gun and child-conduct chargesThe Lexington County Sheriff's Department says the 31-year-old Summers was charged Friday with trafficking and distributing drugs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-09-18/florida-states-defense-pr
Friend of Charleston church shooting suspect arrested

...Carolina.Meek is on probation, having pleaded guilty earlier this year to possessing a stolen vehicle, according to Lexington County court records.No other family or friends who spent extensive time with Roof at the mobile home have received target...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-09-17/friend-charleston-church-shooting-s
SC court clerk office missing money

LEXINGTON, S.C. - State Law Enforcement Division agents are investigating reports of missing money in the Lexington County clerk of court's office. SLED spokesman Thom Berry confirmed the investigation to The State newspaper on Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-11/sc-court-clerk-office-missin