COLUMN: Sharing blessings will bless you in return

Well, happy 51st anniversary to us last Sunday! We have been and continue to be so blessed all these years. Has every day been perfect? No, but God has seen…

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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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Batesburg man killed in Sunday motorcycle accident

A 42-year-old Batesburg man was killed in a motorcycle accident Sunday night, June 7 on the 500 block of Ansel Caughman Road in Leesville. The accident occurred around 11:20 p.m….

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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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DHEC reports more than 500 new COVID cases, another record high

For the second straight day, the number of new coronavirus cases reported by the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has broken records. The newest data released Saturday…

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