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SCE&G expects extremely cold weather later this week

SCE&G expects extremely cold weather later this week

SCE&G Advises Customers to Conserve Energy During Peak Periods  Cayce, S.C. (Feb. 18, 2015) – Due to extremely cold temperatures later this week SCE&G expects energy use to be high…

Lexington County Council denies RPC request to speak in open session

Lexington County Council denies RPC request to speak in open session

Lexington County Council has denied a request made by Ridge Protection Coalition member, Lisa Lewis, to speak in open session concerning Vulcan Materials Plans A and B which includes the…

Ridge Protection Coalition will meet Thursday night, Feb. 19th at 7pm

Ridge Protection Coalition will meet Thursday night, Feb. 19th at 7pm

The Ridge Protection Coalition will hold its monthly meeting February 19, 2015, at 7 PM at Cedar Grove Lutheran Church, 1220 Cedar Grove Road, Leesville, S.C.  Instead of a speaker…

German family visits site of World War II POW camp in Aiken County

German family visits site of World War II POW camp in Aiken County

The family of Gunther Liebelt made a long anticipated visit to Aiken and Saluda Counties on February 1 and 2.  They came to see and experience those places that were…

Three public hearings held prior to B-L Town Council meeting

Three public hearings were held prior to the regular Batesburg-Leesville Town Council meeting Monday night, February 9.  The first dealt with the ordinance to provide for the issuance and sale…

Malik Brown wins CEC’s ‘Yes I Can Award’

Malik Brown, a 2015 Batesburg-Leesville High School senior, was named as the recipient of the South Carolina Council for Exceptional Children’s Yes I Can Award in the area of Technology…

B-L Work Activity Center undergoing major changes

  The Babcock Center is very excited about the upcoming reopening of the Batesburg-Leesville Work Activity Center, which is located at 416 East Columbia Avenue.  The center has been undergoing…

The 150 Year Remembrance of Sherman’s Army in South Carolina

Remembrances of the Civil War in South Carolina has be going on since the first of the year. The Union Army captured Beaufort early in the war and Charleston was…

Part 2: The Hansens arrive in Ireland

Part 2: The Hansens arrive in Ireland

Danny Hansen, founder and owner of Crafty Celts, and his son, Kelley of Batesburg-Leesville were soon headed to Ireland on a great adventure. “One person too many told me to…

Mr. Ellis Stockman turns 100 this month!

Mr. Ellis Stockman turns 100 this month!

Attention all Batesburg-Leesville High School students who attended B-L High between 1946 and 1977. Former Batesburg-Leesville High School principal, Mr. Ellis Stockman will turn 100 on Thursday, February 26. Mr.…