Panthers Uncaged? Coaches planning for season despite virus

The 2020 Batesburg-Leesville football season is shaping up to be like none other. With the impacts of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the season is in question. Head coach Gary Adams…

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Surfer dude brings a bit of California to Lake Murray

If you like to have fun in the waters of Lake Murray but might enjoy something different from boating or skiing or rafting, California Republic SUP offers just the thing….

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Lexington Police arrest three suspects in burglary case

Three suspects have taken into custody by Town of Lexington Police Department for their alleged involvement in several recent burglaries, grand larcenies, and vandalism cases in Lexington – and social…

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Mayor Shull elected to Municipal Association board

Mayor Lancer Shull has become the first member of the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the Municipal Association of South Carolina. Mayor Shull…

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Here’s another fish tale ’bout the one that got away

Perhaps I am being too cynical when I say, “Every man has a story.” Well, it’s true. Okay, most men have a story. You know what I’m talking about –…

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Panthers’ Williams nominated for student-athlete honor

Ke’Shoun Williams, a 2020 graduate of Batesburg-Leesville High School, has been named as a top ten finalist for the inaugural Bridge Builder Excellence Award (BBEA). This award, presented by the…

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Five employees arrested at UPS hub for gun theft plot

Lexington County deputies arrested five UPS employees last week in connection with guns stolen from the shipping company’s hub in West Columbia. Byron Burke, 19, Jalen Green, 19, Dishon Kinney,…

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