Council reverses Water Commission vote; Mitchell claims ‘prejudice’

  Batesburg-Leesville Mayor Lancer Shull has been re-installed as the Town’s representative on the Lexington County Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission following a special called meeting Tuesday night that…

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Council calls special meeting to ‘reconsider’ water commission vote

  The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council has called a special meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. to revisit a controversial decision last week to oust Mayor Lancer Shull from…

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‘Barbershop’ actor to join Biden campaign bus tour in Saluda

  Former Vice-President Joe Biden’s sister and a popular actor will bring the Biden For President campaign to Saluda County on Friday. The Biden For President campaign has scheduled a…

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As Council battles, noted parliamentarian offers primer on rules

  When the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council gets back to work at its next scheduled monthly meeting on Monday, Jan. 10, there will be several pieces of unfinished business on their…

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Town Council meeting ends suddenly after shouting matches

  The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council left work early Monday night with its once-a-month duties unfinished after more heated arguments between the members on the dais and behind closed doors. Prompted…

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Plan to limit fireworks in Lexington County fizzles out

A push to limit fireworks celebrations in many Lexington County neighborhoods has been snuffed out. County Council members decided that trying to settle on restrictions wasn’t worth the effort amid significant…

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Lexington County government taking new look at business fee

Lexington County leaders are taking a fresh look at assessing an annual fee on businesses in the steadily growing area. The push for the requirement comes from some County Council members who…

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