Saluda man charged with stabbing man who broke up fight

A man was stabbed after intervening in a domestic dispute Monday night at a Lexington home. James Michael Smith, 52, is charged with attempted murder, domestic violence and possessing a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on information gathered by detectives who responded to the scene on Dunn Road, Smith stabbed a […]

Tips for safety, avoiding fraud as holiday season begin

Food and football will likely be top priorities for many on Thanksgiving, but safety and security should be top of mind for anyone heading out for holiday shopping during the long holiday weekend. This time of year brings with it concerns for safety and security. Big crowds and extended store hours create distractions that can […]

Make it to the table for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for food, family, friends, and for many of us, travel. But it’s also one of the deadliest times of year on our roadways due to prevalence of drunk and impaired drivers. Drunk-driving-related crashes spike during the Thanksgiving holiday season. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, from 2013 to 2017, […]

How to reduce crime at a place we all go

You might have seen increased media coverage regarding carjackings and thefts at gas stations around the country. Maybe you or someone you know has fallen victim to these crimes while traveling. The unique setting of a gas station allows thieves to catch their victims by complete surprise — when they are pumping gas or paying […]