Jason Roberts is running against the incumbent Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott. Roberts has new ideas about police reforms, transparency, citizen trust, and community policing.
On June 4th, 2020 Sheriff Leon Lott and Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook announced the arrest of 4 rioters from the May 30th, 2020 protests in downtown Columbia. Marshall Everett French, 22, of Gilbert, Datrion Gamble, 23, of Columbia; Marcelo Woods, 27, of Columbia; and Randal Metcalf, 31, of Gaston; […]
UPDATE: The Daily Counter has stayed up to date on Ashley Kidwell and her re-victimization by the Kershaw County System. On Monday we were informed of the regrettable news that Ashley’s older brother Adam Yarber had passed away in her mother’s home while visiting for Mother’s Day, he was only […]
An 81-year-old 100% disabled combat veteran was prevented from bringing in a cell phone that is a listening device into a courthouse because of a rule that a problematic judge has approved.
A Columbia family is mourning the loss of their 7-year-old son, Knowledge Sims, who was shot in his home along with his sister. The reason for the shooting has not been released as of yet. The shooting took place on Wednesday on Tarragon Drive. Knowledge’s 13-year-old sister Adontis was also […]
Kershaw County Sheriff Lee Boan doesn’t appear to care that his deputies are violating the 1st Amendment. A victim of domestic violence was harmed due to this.
Ashley Kidwell is a 34-year-old woman who is the mother of 2 young children, Trevor and Nayomi. Ashley had an aspiring career as a model in her youth but ended it for wanting a family. At 26 she married Bradley Kidwell, a convicted felon who spent 6 years in prison […]
On March 26th, 2020 Columbia Mayor Steven Benjamin held a press conference declaring that a Shelter in Place Order has been issued by him and the City Council beginning at 12:01 A.M. Sunday morning. Mayor Benjamin forgets to state that this Order is only valid during the State of Emergency […]
Today, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott spoke at a press conference discussing businesses that were in violation of S.C. Gov. McMaster’s State of Emergency Order compliance. Local businesses have been feeling the pain.