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Investigators arrest 2 men in fatal shooting

Investigators arrest 2 men in fatal shooting

  Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators in cooperation with the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office, Orangeburg County Sheriff’s Office, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and West Columbia Police Department arrested a…

Are you reaching for the right pain medication?

Are you reaching for the right pain medication?

(StatePoint) The use of opioid painkillers such as Vicodin and Oxycontin is on the rise and this trend is taking its toll. Opioids account for 46 deaths each day in…

Amended business license ordinance given first reading

Amended business license ordinance given first reading

Hearing and understanding the outcry of concern from local businesses over the dramatic cost increase of business licenses, the Batesburg-Leesville Town Manager revised the ordinance to help the business owners. …

B-L General Code of Ordinances recodifided

B-L General Code of Ordinances recodifided

Batesburg-Leesville’s General Code of Ordinances has been recodifided after a span of nearly twenty years that began with its adoption in 1996.  The long-awaited hard copies will soon arrive at…

B-L Town Council dismisses current auditor

Batesburg-Leesville Town Council held a special meeting Thursday, February 26 to dismiss their current auditor, and appoint their former auditor, Dooley and Company.  B-L Mayor Rita Crapps stated the reason…

13 arrested for selling counterfeit items

13 arrested for selling counterfeit items

  In response to recurring sales of counterfeit items by flea market vendors, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators in cooperation with the South Carolina Secretary of State’s Office and U.S.…

B-L receives clear audit from Newsome and Co.

Batesburg-Leesville Town Council met in special session 7 p.m., Thursday night, February 19 in the courtroom of the Public Safety Complex.  Tripp Newsome of Newsome and Company appeared before council…

Deputies arrest two men for breaking into LTC and Lexington High School

Deputies arrest two men for breaking into LTC and Lexington High School

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies on Tuesday, February 24 arrested an 18-year-old Lexington man and 20-year-old Lexington man on charges that the two men broke into buildings at the Lexington…

Spirit Communications completes purchase of SCANA Communications Inc.

Spirit Communications completes purchase of SCANA Communications Inc.

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (February 23, 2015 8:30 AM EST) – Spirit Communications announced today the completion of its acquisition of SCANA Communications, Inc. (“SCI”), including its interest in FRC, LLC,…

Lexington Medical Center looks to continue negotiations with BCBS of South Carolina

Lexington Medical Center looks to continue negotiations with BCBS of South Carolina

West Columbia, S.C. – Lexington Medical Center was disappointed to learn that BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina sent its members and employers communication on Thursday stating that beginning March 1, 2015…