County leaders mull fee to pay for public safety center

New homes and businesses across Lexington County may help pay for a public safety center planned near Batesburg-Leesville. A countywide fee for such projects is being considered after county leaders…

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Mayor Shull elected to Municipal Association board

Mayor Lancer Shull has become the first member of the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Municipal Association of South Carolina. Mayor Shull…

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Virus exposure prompts closing of B-L Town Hall

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Hall was closed to the public earlier this week after at least two Town employees were exposed to the novel coronavirus COVID-19, which has continued to spread…

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Lake Murray welcomes an armada of Trump faithful to boat parade

A new world record likely was set this past Sunday on the beautiful waters of Lake Murray, as the first Lake Murray Trump Boat Parade saw more than 3,000 boats…

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Town Council budget vote yields property tax hike

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council last week passed the Town $8.1 million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, and local homeowners will feel it in their pocketbooks next year. The Council…

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County Council dissolves penny tax commission, citing COVID-19

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 apparently has caused yet another shutdown. The Lexington County Penny Sales Tax Commission is no more. Lexington County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to disband the appointed…

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Town Council calls work session to revisit water project

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council has scheduled a work session for tomorrow night (Monday, June 22) to revisit a familiar topic: the future of water service in the Town. The work…

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