B-L store possibly ‘safe’ in Walgreen closing plans

  The plan announced yesterday by Walgreens to close 200 stores across the country likely will impact towns and cities with “multiple locations,” which means that the Batesburg-Leesville store could…

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County Council members propose ban on plastic grocery bags

Lexington County is weighing a ban on plastic shopping bags amid caution that the step would be largely symbolic and probably controversial. Some County Council members are promoting the idea…

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DEA: More than 4 million opioids shipped to Batesburg-Leesville

  Enough opiate-based drugs flowed legally into Lexington County over a seven-year period to supply every person in the county with 32.4 potentially addictive pills per year, according to newly-disclosed…

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Mid-Carolina Electric Co-op raises rates by 4.1 percent

  Bob Paulling, president and CEO of Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, announced during their annual meeting that over the past several months the co-op has hired an independent consultant to perform…

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Gilbert woman, teen charged with attempted murder

Brandi Ann Strawderman, 20, of Gilbert was arrested and charged July 18 with attempted murder and unlawful possession of a weapon during a violent crime after a shooting on Summers…

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Filing opens for Batesburg-Leesville Town Council

  The revolving door to the Council chambers at Batesburg-Leesville Town Hall is set to swing open again for four lucky winners. Four seats on Town Council are slated to…

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Dream Catchers Drone Camp takes flight

    Something big is flying around town. That “something” is the Dream Catchers Drone Cmp. It began in mid-July and runs through next week, with a featured exhibition set…

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