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Life Sentence for Lexington County man convicted of Child Sexual Assault

Life Sentence for Lexington County man convicted of Child Sexual Assault

The trial of State v. Bryan Jeffrey Ellis took place this week in Lexington County General Sessions Court. Ellis, age 30, was found guilty of Criminal Sexual Conduct…

Lexington 3 Board makes tough decision on removal of buildings at Lifelong Learning Center

Lexington 3 Board makes tough decision on removal of buildings at Lifelong Learning Center

When the former Batesburg-Leesville Middle/High School, which opened its doors in 1920, dismissed its last students in the spring of 1999, no definitive plans had been made as…

Repeat offender sentenced to 25 years for Armed Robbery in Lexington County

Repeat offender sentenced to 25 years for Armed Robbery in Lexington County

 James Lee Williams, age 30, was sentenced to 25 years for Assault and Battery of a High and Aggravated Nature, Armed Robbery, and Possession of a Weapon during…


News

Detectives seek identity of shoplifting subjects

Detectives seek identity of shoplifting subjects

 Lexington, S.C. (July 13, 2017) – Chief Terrence Green is seeking the public’s assistance in…

Man charged with attempted murder

Man charged with attempted murder

 LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Charlotte man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder after…

Lexington County man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minor

Lexington County man charged with criminal sexual conduct with minor

LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Swansea man has been arrested and charged with third-degree criminal sexual…

Sports

Batesburg-Leesville Athletic Hall of Fame induction a great success

Batesburg-Leesville Athletic Hall of Fame induction a great success

  The Batesburg-Leesville Athletic Hall of Fame induction banquet was held Saturday night at the Leesville United Methodist Church fellowship hall. A good crowd was on hand to share the special…

Batesburg-Leesville Panther fall sports schedules

Batesburg-Leesville Panther fall sports schedules

Bedenbaugh prepares for 1st season with Gamecocks

Bedenbaugh prepares for 1st season with Gamecocks

Rivers Bedenbaugh, the son of Mark Bedenbaugh and Paula Gunter Hooper, is just five weeks away from making his college football debut for the University of South Carolina against the…

GHS names Thomas head varsity boys basketball coach

GHS names Thomas head varsity boys basketball coach

  GILBERT, S.C. — Gilbert High announces that Riley J. Thomas has been selected to serve as head coach for varsity boys basketball. Thomas has served as the…

Obituary

Marty Dean Shealy, Jr.

Batesburg-Leesville–Marty Dean Shealy, Jr., 33, passed away Saturday, July 15, 2017. Born in Lexington County, SC the son of Marty Dean…

Philip Owen Corley

Philip Owen Corley “Milk Baby”, 54, of Batesburg passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017. A private memorial service will be held…

Joanne Elizabeth Walker-Goodson

Joanne Elizabeth Walker-Goodson, 58, of Leesville, passed away peacefully on July 12, 2017 at Palmetto Health Heart Hospital surrounded by her…

Linda Steele Risinger

Linda Steele Risinger, 64, of Batesburg, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Funeral services were held at 3:00 P.M. Saturday, July…