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Batesburg-Leesville High graduation moved indoors

The Lexington County School District Three has released the following statement regarding Friday night’s scheduled graduation ceremonies at Batesburg-Leesville High School: Due to the storms and heavy precipitation that are…

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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: On Sheriff’s Race

By way of introduction, I am a retired Assistant Director with SLED, and I have known and worked with Jay Koon for a number of years, having met him early…

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Wilson T. Outlaw III

Wilson Truesdale Outlaw, III, 50, of Lamar, S.C., passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020. Mr. Outlaw was born in Lanham, Md., a son of the late Wilson Truesdale Outlaw,…

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Rye named statewide Administrator of the Year

Angie Rye, Chief Academic Officer for Lexington Three Schools, has been named as the recipient of the 2020-2021 Administrator of the Year Award from the South Carolina Association of School…

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Sudden tropical storm likely will drench the Midlands today

The Midlands, Pee Dee and coastal regions of South Carolina will be drenched by rainfall from Tropical Storm Bertha, which formed suddenly just off the coast early Wednesday morning. UPDATE…

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DHEC will bring virus testing to Batesburg-Leesville next month

Batesburg-Leesville has been included in the next flurry of mobile coronavirus testing clinics being conducted across the Palmetto State by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC)…

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COLUMN: We reap what we sow, so let us sow what is good

Well, how’s your week been? Rainy and wet but lots of warm sunshine too.  We need all of it and God knows just what we need. I was so happy to…

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