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Father strangled 4 kids, beat 1 to deathLEXINGTON, S.C. - Grand jury indictments accuse a Lexington County father of strangling four of his children and beating a fifth last summer at their home.The State newspaper reported Thursday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-26/across-region
Aiken County authorities seek help solving homicide

...Through a joint investigation with Lexington County Sheriff's Office, police learned Holder was last seen at a Lexington County gas station in his vehicle the...Office at (803) 648-6811, Lexington County Sheriff's Office at (803...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-24/aiken-county-authoriti
Ex-wife killed professor in University of South Carolina murder-suicide, coroner says

...they split for good a few months ago, Watts said. Kwon was still living in the couple's home near Lake Murray in Lexington County, while Fayad had moved to a long-term hotel with a family member, Watts said.Authorities have searched several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-02-06/ex-wife-killed-profess
Roy Frick

...Lutheran Church Council. Mr. Frick was born in Lexington County, son of the late Eddie Williston and Girlie Mae...Frick's Track and Welding. He was a member of the Lexington County Council for 22 years, the Mid-Carolina Electric...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174116568
Jury being called for trial in Aiken officer's death

...jurors from Aiken County.Newman granted one defense motion Friday. If the jurors are sequestered, officers from Lexington County, not Aiken County, will provide security when court is not in session.Richardson, 33, was backing up Officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-16/jury-being-called-tria
Haley: 'My dreams for South Carolina know no bounds'

...reform. The legislative committee dismissed allegations Haley illegally lobbied for two employers while representing Lexington County in the House, saying the laws were too gray.Lawmakers of both parties have since called ethics reform a top priority...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/haley-my-dreams-south-ca
Falling tree kills SC man

LEXINGTON, S.C. - The Lexington County coroner has released the name of a man killed when a tree fell on his mobile home. Coroner Margaret Fisher told local media outlets...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-01-06/falling-tree-kills-sc-man
Metts set to make second guilty plea Dec. 30

COLUMBIA - Former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts is scheduled to be in federal court next...Greg Leon, who asked four times if his employees arrested in Lexington County could be pulled out of jail before they were entered into a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-23/metts-set-make-second-
Lexington County Council to discuss removing indicted ex-Sheriff Metts' name from building

LEXINGTON, S.C. - The Lexington County Council plans to discuss removing...and courtroom were named the "Lexington County James R. Metts Law Enforcement...Metts' name.Metts served Lexington County for 42 years before his indictment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/lexington-county-council-disc
Across the region

...3 million in damages.In other newsA FEDERAL JUDGE Wednesday rejected a plea deal that would have kept former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts out of prison on a charge that he hindered the possible deportation of workers at a friend's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-17/across-region