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Major expansion of Lexington County jail proposed

  Lexington County needs to consider tripling the size of its jail to replace a facility that is outdated, Sheriff…

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Sheriff: Ban late-night fireworks in Lexington County

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon favors a ban on homeowners shooting fireworks after 10 p.m. daily. He offered the proposal…

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Grief care available for family, colleagues of fallen firefighter

All of the firefighters at Tuesday’s funeral, those who knew Paul Quattlebaum Jr. personally and those who considered him a…

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National, state memorials honor fallen firefighters

Fire Engineer Paul Edwin Quattlebaum, Jr. likely will have his name added to state and national memorials honoring those who…

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FEEDING A NEED: Local outreach programs tackle hunger problem

  Hunger is an ongoing crisis across America as well as right here in Batesburg-Leesville. There are families in this…

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Traffic control plan announced for firefighter’s funeral procession

The funeral service for Lexington County Fire Service fighter Paul Quattlebaum, who died in the line of duty on Friday,…

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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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