County Council members propose ban on plastic grocery bags

Lexington County is weighing a ban on plastic shopping bags amid caution that the step would be largely symbolic and probably controversial. Some County Council members are promoting the idea…

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DEA: More than 4 million opioids shipped to Batesburg-Leesville

  Enough opiate-based drugs flowed legally into Lexington County over a seven-year period to supply every person in the county with 32.4 potentially addictive pills per year, according to newly-disclosed…

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Gilbert woman, teen charged with attempted murder

Brandi Ann Strawderman, 20, of Gilbert was arrested and charged July 18 with attempted murder and unlawful possession of a weapon during a violent crime after a shooting on Summers…

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Local man faces more drug conspiracy charges

  COLUMBIA, S.C. (August 1, 2019) — A 31-year-old Batesburg man arrested in May for participating in an alleged conspiracy to traffic heroin and fentanyl has been named in new…

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