Virus exposure prompts closing of B-L Town Hall

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Hall was closed to the public earlier this week after at least two Town employees were exposed to the novel coronavirus COVID-19, which has continued to spread…

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Lake Murray welcomes an armada of Trump faithful to boat parade

A new world record likely was set this past Sunday on the beautiful waters of Lake Murray, as the first Lake Murray Trump Boat Parade saw more than 3,000 boats…

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Town Council meets Monday with no mask ordinance on agenda

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council is scheduled to meet Monday for the first time since other municipalities and counties across South Carolina have begun adopting ordinances mandating face coverings to help…

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Darrell F. Rudisail

LAKE MURRAY – Services for Darrell F. Rudisail, 74, augured in on Tuesday, June 30, 2020.  Born October 23, 1945 in Spartanburg, he was the son of William F. and…

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Marjorie Padgett Enlow

Marjorie Padgett Enlow, 85, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Saluda Nursing Center. Born on March 16, 1935 in Saluda County, she was the daughter of…

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Town Council budget vote yields property tax hike

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council last week passed the Town $8.1 million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year, and local homeowners will feel it in their pocketbooks next year. The Council…

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STILL KEEPING THE FAITH: Local churches reopen tentatively

The Rev. Bruce Sayre, pastor at Leesville United Methodist Church, stood at the front door in the shadow of the towering steeple and greeted a few members of the congregation…

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