‘Heart of a Panther’ raises funds for student heart tests

  In the Fall of 2016, following the tragic death of a student-athlete in a neighboring district, Lexington County School District Three created the “Heart of a Panther” campaign to…

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Town clerk celebrated for four decades of compassion

  Soft-spoken and demure, Barbara Morris Williams celebrated 40 years of service to the Batesburg-Leesville Police Department and the citizens of the B-L community on August 17. B.J. (as she…

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Yellow means caution – especially around school buses

Those big yellow buses are rolling again in Lexington County District Three and all across South Carolina, so the morning commute and mid-afternoon travel demands an extra layer of caution…

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Report: Identity theft scams target DSS benefit recipients

  Clients of the South Carolina Department of Social Services (DSS) — especially some recipients of federal benefit programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Temporary Assistance…

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DHEC: Rural areas the next frontier in HIV fight

  COLUMBIA, S.C. — State health officials intend to intensify efforts to eradicate HIV by 2030 with an increased emphasis on improving treatment in small towns and rural areas. The…

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Rabid fox bites person in Gilbert as rabies cases soar

  GILBERT, S.C. (August 1, 2019) — If it seems we are doing a lot of stories about confirmed cases of rabies this year, it is because we are. The…

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