Robert S. Cole Jr.

Robert Cole Jr., 72, of Leesville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. A celebration of life service was held at his home in Leesville, on Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019 at…

Continue Reading... Robert S. Cole Jr.

Area teachers prepared for new school year

  Around campus at W.W. King Academy, they still call Zach Matthews by the title he has worn for years — “Coach” — even though these days, he’s the boss….

Continue Reading... Area teachers prepared for new school year

State Department of Revenue arrests Leesville businessman

  COLUMBIA — South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) agents today (August 19) arrested a Leesville man on a charge of operating a retail business without a license. Keith Anthony…

Continue Reading... State Department of Revenue arrests Leesville businessman

Batesburg-Leesville thumps Edisto 52-0 in preseason Sportsarama

The Batesburg-Leesville Panthers continued to build on a strong preseason with a 52-0 defeat of the Edisto Cougars at the Lexington-County Sportsarama Friday night in Gilbert. The Panthers will open…

Continue Reading... Batesburg-Leesville thumps Edisto 52-0 in preseason Sportsarama

Gilbert-area School Board plans monthly meeting

The Board of Trustees for Lexington County School District One – which represents Gilbert-area schools, among others – will meet in executive session on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m.,…

Continue Reading... Gilbert-area School Board plans monthly meeting

Batesburg-Leesville looks ahead to 2019 season; Lexington Co. Sportsarama is Friday

The Lexington County Sportsarama is scheduled for August 16 at Gilbert beginning at 6 p.m.  B-L will host Edisto in the first quarter followed by Swansea and River Bluff.  Lexington…

Continue Reading... Batesburg-Leesville looks ahead to 2019 season; Lexington Co. Sportsarama is Friday

Special observances planned for Panthers’ 100th season

The 2019-20 school year marks the 100th year of Batesburg-Leesville High School and B-L football. With the 100th season, there are several celebrations planned throughout the season.  This year also…

Continue Reading... Special observances planned for Panthers’ 100th season