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Will your home withstand storm season? 6 tips to help you prepare

Will your home withstand storm season? 6 tips to help you prepare

(StatePoint) Year after year, Americans from Tornado Alley to the Gulf Coast to the metropolises of the Eastern Seaboard witness storms that cause millions in damage and loss of life.…

Detectives arrest man on charge of criminal domestic violence

Detectives arrest man on charge of criminal domestic violence

  Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives on Monday, April 6 arrested a 33-year-old Columbia man on an arrest warrant in connection with an incident on March 26 that caused the…

Town Council has public hearing

Town Council has public hearing

A public hearing pertaining to an ordinance to amend Section 7-1-21 of the Business License Ordinance Relating to Declining Rates was held prior to the special council meeting.  The hearing…

Detectives investigating threat to do harm at high school

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives are investigating a threat that was made to do harm at Airport High School, 1315 Boston Avenue, West Columbia, at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, March…

Gary Named Superintendent of Lexington Three

Gary Named Superintendent of Lexington Three

Lexington County School District Three Board of Trustees voted unanimously on March 26th to hire Dr. Randall Gary as superintendent. The Board interviewed three finalists during the week for the…

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…