Video: Life as a corrections officer

Ever wondered what it was like behind bars? One of our newly promoted employees says it might not be what you think it is. As a child, Ormica Thomas knew she wanted to be like her mother, who worked in corrections. “I thought it was great, especially for a female to be able to be […]

Prepping for Labor Day travel

The traditional end of the summer vacation season is almost here. The Labor Day holiday weekend is one of the busiest travel periods on the interstates, highways and roads across the country. Planning ahead and making sure your car is ready for your final trip before the kids settle in for the school year is […]

VIDEO: ‘Explorers’ launched lieutenant’s career

Lt. Olyn Sexton was a member of the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s Law Enforcement Explorer post #106. After years of learning as an Explorer, Lt. Sexton was hired as an LCSD deputy. He is just one example of former Explorers who’ve gone on to successful careers in law enforcement. LCSD Explorer Post #106 will be […]

Door locks a first line of defense

Not so long ago, people didn’t feel the need to lock doors or windows. But times have changed, and so has the need to use locks for protection. According to the National Crime Prevention Council, most individuals don’t have the proper lock security. Only half of Americans have dead-bolt locks on all of the entry […]