Town has long-standing water deals with neighbors

More than a week has passed since the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council gathered behind closed doors to receive the findings of a long-anticipated water alternative study produced by New York-based engineering…

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Lexington Three, Lexington One schools to dismiss early

Due to the worsening weather conditions that are expected this afternoon and out of an abundance of caution for the safety of our Panther family, Lexington County School District Three…

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Leesville woman killed in Saturday accident

A 63-year-old Leesville woman was killed late Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Longview Street and Boiling Springs Road near Lexington. Ms. Doris Smith Waters,…

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Town refuses to release water alternative study

With the shades at Town Hall drawn tight and white paper taped over the entrance door windows, the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council – and a few invited Town staff – received…

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Study tries to identify homeless on the Ridge

Deep in a wooded area behind a major retailer in Batesburg-Leesville, Ivey Hatfield and Sarah Main – clipboards in hand, backpacks slung over their shoulders – pointed to something in…

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Hunting Island is worth a day trip or weekend getaway

It was one of those mornings. There was a heavy fog looming over the marsh as we drove out of Beaufort toward an unseen distant mass of land lost somewhere…

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Downtown makeover brings new life to Ridge Spring

RIDGE SPRING – Fields of peach trees and cotton line the winding two-lane blacktop that leads to this picturesque, uniquely Southern small town. If you have driven through this lovely…

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