Two weeks into a crisis, Census response is steady

Even with normal life disrupted by the coronavirus outbreak, residents of Batesburg-Leesville are responding so far to the 2020 Census at a level outpacing the statewide response and most nearby…

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Lex 3 offers computers to lower grades during virus shutdown

Students in all grades level of Lexington Three schools now will have the opportunity to participate in technology-based distance learning during the continuing coronavirus-related shutdown. With schools closed at least…

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More than 1,400 in Lexington County file new jobless claims

More than 1,400 people in Lexington County filed for unemployment last week as businesses have closed and laid off workers during the ongoing coronavirus-inspired economic downturn. The latest numbers from…

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Shirley “Sissy” Willis Fallaw

BATESBURG – Graveside Services for Shirley “Sissy” W. Fallaw, 70, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday March 27, 2020 at Fallaw Family Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. John…

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Governor extends school closings through April

Not unexpectedly, all schools in Lexington, Saluda, Aiken and all other counties across South Carolina will remain closed through the end of April. This, as the number of confirmed cases…

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Saluda County adjusts student meal procedures

The Saluda County School District has adjusted its execution of the student meal program being offered while coronavirus fears have shuttered schools statewide. On Saturday afternoon, Superintendent Harvey Livingston released…

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Lexington 3 consolidates meal giveaways to one day

Lexington County District Three has decided to consolidate its Student Feeding Program to one day per week during the coronavirus shutdown, rather than the daily schedule it operated during the…

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