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West Columbia man charged with attempted murder

West Columbia man charged with attempted murder

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged a West Columbia man with attempted murder after a man was stabbed at a party earlier this month. According to…

NOTICE OF FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT

The USDA, Rural Utilities Service has received an application for financial assistance from Town of Batesburg-Leesville.  The proposal consists of constructing a raw water intake, raw water intake booster pump…

Lexington County investigators make drug arrests

Lexington County investigators make drug arrests

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department narcotics agents have made two arrests after a month long undercover investigation. Demetrius Summers and Latesha Boykin have been arrested on multiple drug…

Leesville man arrested in string of burglaries

Leesville man arrested in string of burglaries

 LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have arrested a Leesville man on multiple charges in connection with five burglaries across Lexington County. According to arrest warrants, 25-year-old Brandon Mitchell…

Candidates file for B-L Town Council

Candidates file for B-L Town Council

Six candidates have filed a petition to appear on the ballot for the General Election to be held November 3. Four council seats up for election according to Dean Crepes, Lexington County Election…

NAACP marches through Batesburg-Leesville

NAACP marches through Batesburg-Leesville

On a warm and sunny Sunday afternoon, August 23rd, the NAACP marched quietly into Batesburg escorted by local and state police. R.O. Levy, who is President of the NAACP Chapter for the Batesburg…

More than 2,000 students enrolled in Lex. 3

More than 2,000 students enrolled in Lex. 3

Lexington County District Three Superintendent Dr. Randall Gary informed the board that 2,027 students were enrolled in the district for the 2015-2016 school year. He said that 1,591 or 80%…

No restrictions on water usage for B-L at this time

No restrictions on water usage for B-L at this time

While Lexington County is in the beginning stages of a developing drought, town officials do not feel it is necessary at this time to put B-L residents on water restrictions. Tim Schumpert, B-L…

Lexington County prostitution sting nets five arrests

  LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies along with agents of the county’s Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team arrested five individuals earlier this week as part of an undercover…

Lexington County man arrested on murder charge

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have charged a Gaston man with murder in the fatal beating of Joanne White Taylor. According to arrest warrants, 41-year-old Peter Lynn…