Back away from the keys

The summer brings fun backyard dinners, long days on the lake, (physically-distanced) get-togethers, and more opportunities to throw back a cold beverage. With those situations comes the increasing need to remind folks to not get behind the wheel under the influence. Did you know impaired driving claims the lives of nearly 30 people in the […]

Staying safe on the lake

Lake Murray is a big part of the high quality of life we enjoy in Lexington County. With more than 650 miles of shoreline, thousands of anglers, boaters, skiers and campers take to its waters during these summer months, especially during the upcoming Independence Day weekend. With a fireworks display Saturday and a boat parade […]

Seat belts save lives

Did you know that in South Carolina every occupant of a vehicle must wear a seat belt? It’s true. In fact, for several years now, it has been a primary offense; meaning: a law enforcement officer has the authority to stop a driver if the officer has a clear and unobstructed view of a driver […]

Look before you lock it

As the weather heats up for an infamously hot summer here in Lexington County, I wanted to take a moment to remind you about heatstroke prevention amid children. NHTSA reports that 851 children nationwide have died due to vehicular heatstroke since 1998, 52 of those were last year alone. Over half of those were because […]