Headed back from Gamecocks-Bulldogs game to Lexington? Deputies patrolling these roads

Drivers headed back to Lexington from Athens after the Gamecocks and Georgia Bulldogs football game could see extra police patrols on certain county roads.

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has additional traffic unit deputies on these roads:

  • Jones Wire Road

  • Hermitage Road
  • Cherokee Trail
  • Oak Drive
  • Darian Drive
  • Counts Ferry Road
  • Megan Lane
  • Phillips Drive
  • Quiet Grove Drive
  • Weed Drive

Deputies will be looking out for reckless drivers, the sheriff’s department said.

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David Travis Bland won the South Carolina Press Association’s 2017 Judson Chapman Award for community journalism. As The State’s crime, police and public safety reporter, he strives to inform communities about crimes that affect them and give deeper insight into victims, the accused and law enforcement. He studied history with a focus on the American South at the University of South Carolina.