287(g) meeting to be held Nov. 29

As part of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s 287(g) program at the Lexington County Detention Center, the Lexington County 287(g) Steering Committee will hold its annual meeting Nov. 29 in the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department Training Center at 541 Gibson Road in Lexington. The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. with opening […]

Keep your teen ‘cyber-safe’

It seems like ages ago when the world existed without computers, cell phones or gaming systems. Nowadays we can’t imagine going anywhere without our phones. We constantly use them to text, browse the internet and post to social media accounts. However, it’s important to remember to be careful; with new technology often comes new ways […]

Lexington teen charged after school threat

An 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with making threats of a mass shooting at Pelion High School. Robert Hunter Jacob Woods, a Pelion High student, admitted to deputies Tuesday night he created multiple social media profiles to make threats against the school, according to an arrest warrant. “A concerned Pelion High student made us […]

Don’t hand over the keys until your teen knows the rules

Teen drivers might receive information on safe driving rules and techniques from school, driver education or graduated driver licensing programs, but family conversations about safe driving behaviors can make a huge — and potentially, lifesaving — difference. That’s why I covered the first three rules of the road for teens last week. Don’t drive impaired […]