Goody’s now on course to become Gordmans this spring

  Across the front of the Goody’s clothing store in Batesburg-Leesville, two banners – one that reads STORE CLOSING SALE, the other saying AMAZON HUB – proclaim that the local…

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New auction house now taking bids in Batesburg-Leesville

  Father-and-son team Wayne and Ash Sturgeon are going once, going twice – and SOLD on the idea of being part of the business community in Batesburg-Leesville. Last week, the…

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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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Upgraded look spurs hope for new investment at industrial park

  Community leaders hope the facelift at the industrial site on the east edge of Batesburg-Leesville will pay off with more firms calling it home soon. The improvements include a new sign…

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County Administrator urges ‘positive’ leaders at Chamber banquet

  The state of business in Lexington County is pretty solid, according to the man who manages the government’s money and daily operations for this rapidly growing county. Joe Mergo,…

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Three new businesses open doors to local customers

New and exciting things are coming to town. The Batesburg-Leesville area is welcoming of a variety of new businesses popping up and encouraging the people of this area to shop…

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Phone scammers are at it again; this time, it’s fake Dominion calls

Early last week, the house phone rang. It was a call saying that our Dominion electric bill was seriously past due and our power would be disconnected in just 30…

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