Lexington Three AP exam numbers improve, SAT scores fall in State data

More graduating seniors at Batesburg-Leesville High School took the College Board’s SAT tests in 2019 than in the prior year’s cycle, but the average total score fell by more than…

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Water main break closes Lexington Three Schools

A water main break on Summerland Avenue mid-afternoon Tuesday forced Lexington Three Schools to dismiss classes early and has prompted to Town of Batesburg-Leesville to issue a “boil water advisory”…

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COMET bus service to Batesburg-Leesville hits scheduling snag

  Batesburg-Leesville, your bus is going to be late – or at least, a little later than planned. The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority had announced that it would begin…

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Lexington County weighs limits on fireworks

  Celebrating holidays might become much quieter in Lexington County in coming months. Some County Council members are pushing to limit residential use of fireworks to a few hours on…

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Incumbent Sheriff kicks off campaign for re-election with chicken stew

  With the first balloting still at least nine months away, incumbent Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon hauled out the big political guns Sunday afternoon to launch his re-election campaign….

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Panthers drop heartbreaker at Lexington

  The middle of the regular season is upon us, and the Batesburg-Leesville Panthers are 2-3 after their second one-point loss of the season. On Friday night, the Panthers gave…

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Joe B. Schumpert

Joe B. Schumpert, 74, of Leesville, South Carolina passed away on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. The son of the late J.T. and Sara C. Schumpert, he is survived by his…

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