VIDEO: Foster father encourages others to consider rewarding role

Decades ago, Carter Shisler’s wife convinced him to become a foster parent despite some hesitation. More than 100 foster children later, he’s now the one encouraging others to consider it. “If you’ve got room in your home, room in your heart, share it, try it,” Shisler said. “It really can be rewarding, you may not […]

Teen charged in car break-ins, car theft

A 17-year-old from Gaston has been arrested for his role in a string of car break-ins and a motor vehicle theft last week. Jalon Britt is charged in connection to several car break-ins in the Millstream Crossing and Millstream Place subdivisions, and along Kingsberry Terrace and Vanarsdale Drive, according to arrest warrants. Investigators said Britt […]

Lexington man charged with making online threats

Deputies have arrested a man after reviewing one of his social media posts that linked to a YouTube video titled “List of people who ought to be killed.” Christopher Raines, also known as A.J. Blues, is charged with threatening a public employee, according to arrest warrants. Raines, 43, is also charged with unlawful communication. “Raines […]