Second coronavirus testing event in B-L listed by DHEC

As more than 600 people await the results of the first-ever public coronavirus testing event in the Batesburg-Leesville area, another pop-up testing event is on the S.C. Department of Health…

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Christine Poole

LEESVILLE – Christine Miller Burgess Poole, 77, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020.  A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at Ridge Crest Memorial Park…

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Denzil Patrick Ready

WEST COLUMBIA –Denzil Patrick “D.P.” Ready, 91, of West Columbia, died peacefully surrounded by his family on June 14, 2020, as a result of complications due to a fall at…

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State epidemiologist urges caution as COVID-19 hits record daily high

Five days from the first-ever large-scale COVID-19 testing in the Batesburg-Leesville area, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has reported its highest single-day case count since the…

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Boddie L. Rinehart

BATESBURG – Graveside services for Boddie L. Rinehart, 88, will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday June 20, 2020 at Wittenberg Lutheran Church Cemetery with the Rev. Emily Edenfield…

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Shirley Patricia Quattlebaum Kirkland

Shirley Patricia Quattlebaum Kirkland of Batesburg, died on June 10, 2020. She was born on August 28, 1936 to James Lambert (Jack) and Margaree Miller Quattlebaum.  She was married to Carl…

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Prisma cancels COVID-19 screening in B-L even as cases spike

Prisma Health and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) have canceled a planned COVID-19 moble screening event in Batesburg-Leesville – even as the number of reported…

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