Town Councilman calls for mask ordinance as COVID cases mount

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to soar across South Carolina, dozens of county and municipal governments have enacted face mask ordinances to help curb the spread of the…

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More than 600 tested at first COVID-19 screening in B-L

More than 600 people lined up Tuesday for the first large-scale coronavirus testing event in the Batesburg-Leesville area since the global pandemic struck South Carolina more than three months ago….

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County Council dissolves penny tax commission, citing COVID-19

The novel coronavirus COVID-19 apparently has caused yet another shutdown. The Lexington County Penny Sales Tax Commission is no more. Lexington County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to disband the appointed…

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Saluda Co. Authority makes last-ditch appeal to win B-L’s water business

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council gave audience Monday night to the concerns of the Saluda County Water & Sewer Authority (SCWSA) that their best offer to sell water to Batesburg-Leesville wasn’t…

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Town Council calls work session to revisit water project

The Batesburg-Leesville Town Council has scheduled a work session for tomorrow night (Monday, June 22) to revisit a familiar topic: the future of water service in the Town. The work…

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Sen. Shealy advocated for upcoming COVID-19 testing in B-L

Large-scale testing for the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is finally coming to the Batesburg-Leesville area three months after the outbreak began to spread across the Palmetto State. Lexington Medical Center and the South…

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There’s a star-studded reason B-L has lost its COVID-19 screening

The day after this article originally appeared on The Twin-City News website, a new event presented by Lexington Medical Center in cooperation with DHEC was scheduled for June 23 in…

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