Lexington County urges caution as government offices reopen

The County of Lexington Administration building has been reopened to the general public after the lengthy COVID-19 shutdown, but the County has put in place necessary precautions in an attempt…

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Koon, Massey score Republican primary wins

Incumbent Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon collected 70.2 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s Republican Party primary voting, besting challenger David Arnold to become the GOP nominee for the county’s…

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IN THEIR OWN WORDS: Congressional candidates speak

Five of the six congressional candidates on Tuesday’s Republican Party primary ballot in Lexington County consented to sit for interviews with The Twin-City News. Incumbent 2nd District Rep. Joe Wilson…

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Town Council rejects first 2020-21 budget proposal

Without swift action, the current fiscal year in the Town of Batesburg-Leesville likely will expire June 30 without a new budget in place for the next year, as Town Council…

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Town Council meets Monday to tackle COVID-impacted budget

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council will meet Monday night to take up first reading of the 2020-21 fiscal year budget, a financial plan that has been impacted (as so much in…

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Town Council hosts budget work session

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council met Tuesday night in a work session to discuss the 2020-21 fiscal year budget. The elected officials argued over money – again – in a time…

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Wilson votes against latest COVID-19 relief that narrowly passes House

Rep. Joe Wilson (R-Springdale), who represents the Batesburg-Leesville area in the U.S. House of Representatives, was among 184 Republican lawmakers to vote against the latest COVID-19 relief bill – the…

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