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Indecent Conduct

Former firefighter’s checkered past went unchecked for years before joining fire district How did Brandon Thomsen – with a history of reckless, violent behavior, run-ins with law enforcement and a previous connection to another case involving sexual assault of a minor – land a job in the public trust? By Mindy Lucas When Brandon Thomsen made his first… Keep Reading


The Island News fares well again at SC Press awards

Reporter Mindy Lucas leads way with 3 1st-place awards From staff reports For the second year in a row, The Island News fared well in the South Carolina Press Association’s yearly newspaper awards. Led by three first-place awards for reporter Mindy Lucas, the newspaper won a total of 14 awards, topping its previous high, 11,… Keep Reading