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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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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Hundreds line up for two coronavirus testing clinics

Both driveways at Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School were bumper-to-bumper Monday morning as hundreds of local residents lined up to have a 6-inch cotton swab inserted into their nostrils. When large-scale coronavirus…

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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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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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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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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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