People and achievements, April 14

April 13, 2014 

COMMUNITY

LEXINGTON POLICE are among four law enforcement agencies recently lauded by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety for their effort to reduce drunk driving. The 48-officer town force was cited for excellence for vigilance against drunken drivers on the road, aiding victims and discouraging underage consumption of alcoholic beverages.

MILITARY

ARMY PVT. CURTIS D. MCNEIL has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. He is the son of Lakisha McNeil of Ridgeway.

BENJAMIN HARRIS has joined the U.S. Army under the Delayed Entry Program. He is the son of Levi and Denise Harris of Eastover.

Submissions

School, military and community achievements for Midlands residents may be emailed to state@thestate.com. Items are published on a space-available basis.

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service