How to respond to that unexpected knock at the door

With cell phones and texting being such a part of our lives, hearing an unexpected knock at the door has become a thing of the past. However, that doesn’t mean it will never happen, and knowing how you or your children should respond is important. New and existing companies might still solicit business by going […]

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department applying to maintain international accreditation

A team of specially trained assessors with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc., commonly known as CALEA, will begin a four-day, on-site assessment at the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department July 16. CALEA will determine if the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department will maintain its status as an internationally accredited law enforcement agency. Accredited agencies are re-evaluated […]

VIDEO: Lexington County deputy leads ‘Summer Adventure Squad’

Catching fish, making healthy snacks and learning about animals might sound like sound like summertime fun, but Lexington County Deputy David Burns believes it’s all about learning. “Those are life lessons. We go on the river canoeing and kayaking, we’ve got to respect the water. So they’re life lessons, it’s things that they’re going to […]

2 charged in burglary of ballpark concession stand

Two women are facing multiple charges in connection to the burglary of a concession stand at a Pelion sports complex. Brittney McDaniel (above left) and Kayla Wallace were arrested Friday morning after a brief pursuit near Cooper Park, according to deputies.   “A deputy responded to a call of a burglary in progress and saw […]