As B-L sits out controversial mask question, Upstate town leads boldly

CENTRAL, S.C. – Sitting at their sidewalk table in front of Jitters, a cozy little café tucked back on a quiet side street, Chris Williams and Jim Hanson nurse their…

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No new taxes in school plan headed toward referendum

The Lexington County School District Three School Board could be one step closer to unfurling a new bond referendum for this November’s election day – and the good news is,…

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Two local restaurants qualify for Palmetto Priority designation

If you have dined out in the last several weeks and have seen a “Palmetto Priority Seal,” you can dine assured that extra measures have been taken to ensure that…

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School opening plans unveiled as virus doubts linger

Most parents and guardians in Lexington County School District Three have doubts about whether to send their children to school this fall if there is not a major break in…

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Ellis F. Temples

Our father, Ellis F. Temples, of Batesburg, left us Monday morning, June 29, 2020, after a short period of rapid decline.  He was born August 25, 1918, and would have…

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Rev. John C. Muller

Rev. John C. Muller, Sr., 77, of 422 Tom Drafts Circle in Gilbert, S.C., left this world for Heaven on Thursday, July 10, 2020.  He was born on May 26,…

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Local police warn of gift card scam spreading around town

The Batesburg-Leesville Police Department (BLPD) would like all citizens to be aware of a scam reportedly circulating in the area. The scam targets individuals often in one of two ways….

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