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Lexington County Sheriff’s Department charges two in Rolling Meadows fatal shooting

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department charges two in Rolling Meadows fatal shooting

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have served arrest warrants for murder on two men in connection with the Aug. 9 fatal shooting at Rolling Meadows mobile home…

BLPD enhances its Police Dispatch Center

BLPD enhances its Police Dispatch Center

The Batesburg-Leesville Police Department has enhanced its Police Dispatch Center capabilities. In 2014, Chief of Police, W. Wallace Oswald recognized the need to upgrade the Batesburg-Leesville Police Department Dispatch Center. Originally installed in 1991, the dispatch center…

Town spends $4,800 on investigation

Town spends $4,800 on investigation

Following a plea by Batesburg-Leesville District Seven residents concerning the absence of their councilperson, Steve Cain, and the feeling they were not represented by anyone in council, members of the B-L Council felt…

2 B-L residents sought in drug roundup

An investigation that has taken more than a year to conduct culminated today in a sweeping round up throughout Newberry County. More than 72 suspects were being sought including: Brian Alan Pagan, 28, 856A Oleander Rd., Batesburg, attempt…

Domestic violence claims another life

Wanda “Winky” Howard’s death should not have happened the way that it did. At 61 she led an active life spending time with her children and grandchildren and traveling when…

Drug raid at local business

Drug raid at local business

On Friday, May 22nd, officers of the Batesburg-Leesville Police Department and officers of the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team raided ET’s Transmissions. This business is located at 135 S…

Statement from Batesburg-Leesville Town Councilman Charles Simpkins

Statement from Batesburg-Leesville Town Councilman Charles Simpkins

“The events of the last few days warrant having a voice from the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council speak out on behalf of our citizens, our Council and our Town. I was…

Man arrested for attempted murder

Man arrested for attempted murder

  Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives arrested a 26-year-old West Columbia man on charges that the man shot and wounded a 33-year-old Lexington man on Sunday, May 10 during a…

Officer involved shooting early Tuesday morning

Officer involved shooting early Tuesday morning

Two Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies were involved in a shooting incident that occurred at about 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 21 when the two deputies responded to a call…

Reserve deputies save taxpayers nearly $60,000 in first quarter of 2015

Reserve deputies save taxpayers nearly $60,000 in first quarter of 2015

A total of 22 reserve deputies who volunteer their time to work with full-time, paid Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies saved taxpayers $57,362 in the first quarter of 2015 by…