A brawl at Eastover Mayfest spiraled into a gun battle in a church parking lot, resulting in the death of Lower Richland High student Amon Rice. According to Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott, Rice himself was also armed during the confrontation.
Embattled SC Solicitor Dan Johnson accuses his opponent Byron Gipson of being controlled by politico Dick Harpootlian during a debate at Word of God Church and Ministries International in Columbia, South Carolina.
The controversial director of the Richland County Recreation Commission has been indicted by a county grand jury, which accused him of using his position “to coerce and attempt to coerce female employees into having sexual contact with him.”
Midlands lawyer Debra Russell, who worked for 5th Circuit Solicitor Dan Johnson, says she left her job because Johnson made repeated efforts to have a relationship with her. The FBI recently asked Russell for copies of texts between Johnson and her.