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Sen. Shealy presented honorary badge by PPP

Sen. Shealy presented honorary badge by PPP

Lexington – The SC Department of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services (PPP) presented an honorary badge and certificate to Sen. Katrina Shealy in appreciation of her many contributions to the…

County of Lexington Administrative Offices closed for Veterans Day

County of Lexington Administrative Offices closed for Veterans Day

The County of Lexington Administrative offices will be closed for the observance of Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. All Solid Waste Operations in the unincorporated parts of the County…

Batesburg-Leesville faces epic election November 7th

Batesburg-Leesville faces epic election November 7th

Batesburg-Leesville residents are facing an epic Mayor/Council election on Tuesday, November 7. For only the second time since consolidation in 1993 has so many council seats come up for election.…

Lexington County Communications Accreditation Team seeks public comment

Lexington County Communications Accreditation Team seeks public comment

A team of assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) will arrive on November 6 to examine all aspects of the Lexington County Communications Center’s policies and procedures, management,…

Lexington Medical Center to host free COPD event with screenings, lecture and dinner

Lexington Medical Center to host free COPD event with screenings, lecture and dinner

Learn about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)  West Columbia, S.C. – Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Caused by lung damage from…

Volunteers announce local collection site for global Christmas project

Volunteers announce local collection site for global Christmas project

November 13–20: Community donates shoebox gifts for children in need BATESBURG, South Carolina—This month, several locations in the multi-county Midlands SC Area Team will serve as drop-off sites for the…

5 schools (including BLPS & BLES) & 1 district join TransformSC’s innovative network

5 schools (including BLPS & BLES) & 1 district join TransformSC’s innovative network

63 schools now working to transform education for South Carolina’s students TransformSC, an initiative of the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, has accepted five new schools and one entire district…

South Carolina receives extension for becoming REAL ID compliant

South Carolina receives extension for becoming REAL ID compliant

Blythewood, SC – The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has granted South Carolina’s request for an implementation extension to become REAL ID compliant. This extension means South Carolina’s current,…

Lexington County’s top jailer earns national certification

Lexington County’s top jailer earns national certification

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The man who oversees the daily operations of the Lexington County Detention Center for Sheriff Jay Koon has successfully completed requirements for a national corrections certification. Maj.…

Introducing 2 candidates for Mayor of B-L

Introducing 2 candidates for Mayor of B-L

Two men, Lancer Shull and Rev. Charles Simpkins, are running for Mayor of Batesburg-Leesville in the November, 2017 election. We spoke to each about their lives so that we could…