DHEC begins mobile testing sites; no site yet scheduled for B-L

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has begun operating mobile coronavirus testing sites in rural communities across the state, but no mobile testing is yet scheduled…

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COLUMN: Measuring words and actions, and leaning on God

Well, another week into this new lifestyle. At least we are allowed a little bit more freedom but must be careful.  I hope you are practicing social distancing. My little…

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Midlands media icon signing off for new role at Augusta station

Affable television meteorologist and Batesburg-Leesville resident Tim Miller, who has kept viewers in Columbia informed for 27 years, announced Monday that he is leaving WIS-TV 10 to become the new…

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Town Council identifies priorities for 2020-21 budget plan

With coronavirus-inspired social distancing still in place, the Batesburg-Leesville Town Council gathered for a shared meal during a Monday work session and discussed budget priorities for the next fiscal year….

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South Carolina takes giant leap back toward ‘new normal’

South Carolina took a giant leap back toward the “new normal” late Friday afternoon as Gov. Henry McMaster announced that the statewide “Work-or-Home” order to prevent spread of the COVID-19…

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Walmart touts that it gave all associates COVID-19 bonuses

According to a Thursday announcement, your favorite associate at the Batesburg-Leesville likely found a few extra dollars in his or her paycheck this past month. Walmart Inc. revealed that associates…

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Batesburg-Leesville seniors will have their stadium graduation

For 100 years, Lexington County School District Three has stood firm in tradition. Because of our rich and wonderful past, we are able to plan for a very bright future,…

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