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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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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