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Tennessee couple arrested, charged for trying to sell baby on Craigslist

A man and woman in Tennessee were arrested last week after they attempted to sell their 5-month-old infant online.

Three convicted for sex trafficking throughout the Southeast

COLUMBIA, SC (WCSC) - United States Attorney Beth Drake stated today that three men were convicted in federal court in Charleston for Sex Trafficking of Minors.

Damon Jackson, 24 of Columbia, Bakari McMillan, 24 of Columbia, and Cory Miller, 44 of Orangeburg were convicted on Friday in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1591.

Arrested the same day Drexel search began, they’re accused of forcing kids into sex

Four Columbia men, facing federal sex trafficking charges, were arrested in Georgetown County on Friday – the day the latest search in the Brittanee Drexel case began in a wooded lot off of Foxfire Court.

Our next event


3rd Annual Run For Her Life 5K

LOCATION: Saluda Shoals Park


MARCH 10, 2018 at Saluda Shoals Park.

Race will start at 7:00 p.m.

Registration dates, prices and other details will be coming but PLEASE go ahead and mark your calendar. It will be a great event and you will be running for a great cause.

Shed light on the dark world of sex trafficking! #bethelight

Our next event


Fleet Feet 5K (L4L Fundraiser)

LOCATION: Fleet Feet Sports Columbia

What's the Deal?
On June 7 (Global Running Day!), 40 Fleet Feet Sports locations nationwide will do something never done before by our brand—hold a nationally-coordinated 5K race in different locations all on the same day!

The cost of the race is $25.00

What's at Stake? Fleet Feet has generously reached out and chosen Lighthouse for Life as their charity to receive the proceeds from the local event!!! Also, every participant gets a t-shirt. Every finisher gets a medal. And at the end of the day, all results will funneled up into a national leaderboard to determine the answers to questions like: who is the fastest runner in the country? Which community has the average fastest 5K time? AND SUPER COOL PRIZES WILL BE GIVEN!

Please register to participate and spread the word!!!!!!!!!!!!!

To register just use this link

Our next event


Karis Home Housewarming Party

LOCATION: Radius Church

In celebration of and preparation for the upcoming opening of Karis Home we are throwing a Housewarming Party.

It is a drop in.

We are registered at Bed Bath and Beyond. First name Karis Home. Last name Lighthouse For Life.

Our next event


Tourism Industry Awareness Training

LOCATION: Lexington Municipal Complex

If you work in the tourism industry, including but not limited to hotels and motels in ANY CAPACITY then this is for you!!!!! Everyone from owners to custodians NEED TO ATTEND this training.

There are two sessions for you to choose from so hopefully one will fit in your schedule. The same information will be offered at both sessions. Please choose to come to one of them.

Session 1 will be June 6 from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Session 2 will be June 7 from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

These sessions are free.
There will be refreshments.

FBI Agent Jackie Hamelryck will be the key note speaker.

Some of the key points covered will include
- the scope of human trafficking in SC
- the law in referfence for business owners who knowingly have trafficking taking place on their property
- signs to look for to identify traffickers, victims, and purchasers
- what to do if you think you see signs of human trafficking

This event is being sponsored by Lighthouse for Life in partnership with the Lexington Police Department and the FBI.



  • Carolina Chrysler
  • Grace Life Church
  • Lexington Baptist Church
  • Lugoff Ford
  • Lugoff Toyota
  • Midlands Mazda
  • Midlands Vokswagen
  • Mt. Horeb
  • Radius Church
  • Trinity Baptist Church


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