Mennonite Church breathes new life into big old building

The New Holland Mennonite Church has searched high and low for quite some time trying to find just the right building to house the thrift shop they plan to open….

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Lexington Three not ready to join school districts going year-round

Every so often, the proposal to have year-round schooling pops up. This time around, it is Greenwood School District 50, under the leadership of Superintendent Dr. Steve Glenn. Greenwood District…

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GOT LEFTOVERS? Local National Guard retirees have an idea

  Ahhhh, behold that Thanksgiving feast! Another turkey day is upon us. Turkey and dressing, giblet gravy and rice, potato salad, string beans or limas, macaroni and cheese, sweet potato…

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School district, Town partner to add new SROs

Lexington School District Three anticipates the addition of two new School Resource Officers sometime in January. The new SROs will be stationed at the Batesburg-Leesville Elementary and Primary Schools and…

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Countdown begins to REAL ID deadline in South Carolina

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) is pushing to have all South Carolina residents in possession of the new REAL ID’s driver’s licenses or identification cards by October…

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New county cemetery will offer respect to those left behind alone

  Shortly after she was elected to office, Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher felt something should be done for the indigent decedents who came through the doors of the coroner’s…

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New area code overlay implemented; 10-digit calling expected

A new area code overlay – area code 839 — will be implemented in May 2020 for any new numbers issued in the 803 area of South Carolina. An area…

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