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This morning’s temperatures set new record for peak demand

This morning’s temperatures set new record for peak demand

CAYCE, S.C. (Feb. 20, 2015) – This morning’s extreme cold temperatures prompted many SCE&G customers to turn up the heat, setting a new record for electricity demand. During the 8…

Deputies arrest three men for robbing residence

Deputies arrest three men for robbing residence

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested a 19-year-old Lexington man, 25-year-old Lexington man and 22-year-old Lexington man on charges that the three men forcibly entered a home on Doe Trail…

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…

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…

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…

Leesville man charged with additional property crimes

Leesville man charged with additional property crimes

  Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives charged a 27-year-old Leesville man with committing a series of burglaries and motor vehicle break-ins between March 23, 2014 and January 7, 2015 in…

Man arrested for sexually assaulting young girls in 2000 and 2014

Man arrested for sexually assaulting young girls in 2000 and 2014

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives on Monday, January 26 arrested a 76-year-old man on charges that the man sexually assaulted a 5-year-old girl, who now is age 19, between January…

Kent Coleman with DHEC speaks to Ridge Protection Coalition

Kent Coleman with DHEC speaks to Ridge Protection Coalition

Kent Coleman, director of the Mining and Solid Waste Management Division at DHEC, spoke to the Ridge Protection Coalition at their last meeting January 15. RPC members have been concerned…

B-L High School Panther Band recognized by Town Council

The Batesburg-Leesville High School Panther Band was recognized by the B-L Town Council and Mayor Rita Crapps during the regular monthly meeting Monday, January 12. Crapps read a proclamation declaring…