State Senate opens session with education reform bill

The South Carolina Senate voted 40-4 last week to set Senate Bill 419, an education reform package, for special order priority status. Senate Majority Leader Shane Massey (R-Edgefield) made the…

Continue Reading... State Senate opens session with education reform bill

Lady Panthers fall to Bulldogs, defeat Wildcats

The Batesburg-Leesville varsity girls basketball team is now 6-6 overall and 2-1 in Region 2-AA after defeating Ninety Six on Friday night. The Panthers fell to Silver Bluff earlier in…

Continue Reading... Lady Panthers fall to Bulldogs, defeat Wildcats

Panthers edge Ninety Six after loss to Silver Bluff

The Batesburg-Leesville varsity boys basketball team had a tough two-point loss to Silver Bluff last week before bouncing back with a 62-56 win over Ninety Six on Friday night. The…

Continue Reading... Panthers edge Ninety Six after loss to Silver Bluff

B-L High named finalist for Palmetto’s Finest awards

Batesburg-Leesville High School has been selected as a finalist for the 2020 Palmetto’s Finest School Awards, the Lexington Three School District announced Wednesday afternoon. The school was chosen to enter…

Continue Reading... B-L High named finalist for Palmetto’s Finest awards

Council reverses Water vote; Mitchell claims ‘prejudice’

Batesburg-Leesville Mayor Lancer Shull has been re-installed as the Town’s representative on the Lexington County Joint Municipal Water and Sewer Commission following a special called meeting Tuesday night that lasted…

Continue Reading... Council reverses Water vote; Mitchell claims ‘prejudice’

Council calls special meeting to ‘reconsider’ water vote

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council has called a special meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. to revisit a controversial decision last week to oust Mayor Lancer Shull from the…

Continue Reading... Council calls special meeting to ‘reconsider’ water vote

B-L Middle attains national ‘School to Watch’ honor

Batesburg-Leesville Middle School has been named a ” School To Watch”© by the National Forum to Accelerate Middle-Grades Reform, the Lexington County School District Three has announced. The “Schools To…

Continue Reading... B-L Middle attains national ‘School to Watch’ honor