Yearly Archives: 2019

Teen charged in early morning stabbing

A 16-year-old male is receiving medical treatment at a hospital for stab wounds sustained overnight in the 100 block of Riverbend Drive. His medical team told investigators the injuries are not life-threatening. Detectives have charged a 15-year-old male with assault after gathering information at the scene that indicates he stabbed the 16-year-old during a fight.…
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Be the neighbor you wish to have

Each of us plays an integral part in keeping our community safe, and this begins at home. Whether your housing development has a formal Neighborhood Watch group or just a handful of concerned residents, you can take steps to ensure your neighborhood is a safer place to live. If you see something, say something. Remain…
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4 steps of gun safety every child needs to hear

Being a parent or grandparent means we sometimes have to take part in tough conversations with the young people in our life. One of those important conversations I strongly recommend you have with the young members of your family centers on what they should do if they come in contact with a gun. For younger…
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Lexington County deputies involved in shooting with armed barricaded subject

Editor's note: 61-year-old James William Level of Lexington was charged the morning of April 14 in connection to this incident. Level was booked into the Lexington County Detention Center after being charged with pointing a firearm at a person and second degree assault and battery. Lexington County deputies were involved in a shooting incident Saturday…
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