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.,…

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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…

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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…

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Wyman Jeffrey Barnes

LEESVILLE, S.C. — Wyman Jeffrey Barnes, of Leesville, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, August 8, 2019 at Milton Shealy…

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Larry Dale Calhoun

BATESBURG, South Carolina — Larry Dale Calhoun, Sr.  74, died Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at the University Hospital in Augusta, GA. Born in McAlester, Okla., and a son of the…

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Alfred Henry Nichols

SALUDA, S.C. — Alfred Henry Nichols, retired dairy farmer, 82, passed away peacefully at home on July 26, 2019,surrounded by his family. He was born April 4, 1937in Saluda, S.C.,…

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State Attorney General files lawsuit against opioid pill distributors

Three companies that have shipped millions of potentially addictive opioids pills to Lexington County pharmacies are named in a lawsuit revealed Thursday (August 15) that alleges these companies knowingly shipped…

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