Author: Tony Baughman

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Funeral services for fallen firefighter to be held at 1,000-seat venue

  With a huge outpouring of support expected from around the community and from public safety personnel across South Carolina,…

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Lexington County Fire Service engineer killed in the line of duty

  Paul E. Quattlebaum, Jr. a native of Batesburg-Leesville and a veteran firefighter with more than 22 years of service,…

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‘Love of country’ honored at Veterans Memorial brick-laying ceremony

For 68 years, just as it says in the classic country anthem, Doris Reynolds stood by her man, Clarence T….

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B&L2020: Quarry opponents vow to continue fight for relevance

l   When Vulcan Materials Company announced six years ago its plans to develop a new granite quarry just outside…

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KEEPING THE FAITH: Knights lean into something bigger than football

  Out on Sardis Road, tucked just off the main road between Batesburg and Saluda, the Knights of W.W. King…

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Lexington District Three announces its Teacher of the Year

The Lexington County School District Three has named Batesburg-Leesville High School science teacher Allison Cook as the 2019-2020 Teacher of…

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Painter alum rallies team for new sidewalk art project

As a professional painter, Mike Goff is accustomed to sprucing-up things. So, when Mr. Goff visited recently at his alma…

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