Lexington One postpones graduations because of weather

The Gilbert High School Class of 2020, in a senior year already turned on its ear by COVID-19, will have to wait a little longer to turn their tassels. The…

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Gospel Music Center plans to lift its voices after COVID-19 silence

Silenced for the past two months because of the novel coronavirus shutdown, the Midland Gospel Singing Center will once again hear live music on Saturday night June 6. The performance…

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Christian artists include Monetta on drive-in tour schedule

Two of the biggest-selling acts in contemporary Christian music have included Monetta – yes, THAT Monetta (population 235)- in the list of towns on a “Drive-In Theater Tour” announced earlier…

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Entrepreneur with B-L roots honored with proclamation

Kiara Cancer, a Batesburg-Leesville native, was recognized by Mayor Lancer B. Shull during a May 18 ceremony at the Town Hall. The proclamation was issued in recognition of the 30-year-old…

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Leesville man in box truck charged in violent police chase

Lexington County deputies have arrested a 22-year-old Leesville man who led authorities on a violent chase in a rented box truck Thursday night. Christopher Matthew Madden is charged with first-degree…

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Panther student-athletes sign to continue playing in college

Even with schools closed to the coronavirus outbreak, three student-athletes from Batesburg-Leesville High School recently inked agreements to continue their athletic skills at the collegiate level:

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OPINION: A shameful power grab in Washington

By REP. JOE WILSON South Carolina and the United States are facing unprecedented times. As we come together to face a crisis head-on by working closely with private organizations, taking…

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