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City announces plans for reopening

  • 21 May 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Bennettsville City Council members learned about the first phase of reopening the city at their Tuesday monthly meeting.
City Administrator Max Alderman discussed the plan at the meeting, which was done by telephone.
He noted city officials were following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control, S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control, and executive orders from Gov. Henry McMaster.
McMaster issued executive order 2020-34, which authorized restaurants “to begin providing limited indoor, on-premise customer dining on May 11.”  The order rescinded restrictions on beaching and rafting of boats.
Mayor Dr. Carolyn Prince issued a proclamation rescinding the citywide curfew on May 14.

Marlboro County has a new case of COVID-19

A new case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Marlboro County on Tuesday (May 19), according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Finalists for MCHS principal position will have 'Meet the Candidates' event on Thursday

A "Meet the Candidates" event for the three finalists for the principal of Marlboro County High School will be held in person (limit of 40 people) in the commons area of MCHS or virtually through the Marlboro County School District Facebook Live stream, at 6 p.m. Thursday (May 21).

Marlboro County has two new cases of COVID-19

Two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Marlboro County, according to the Monday (May 18) update from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control.

Most new infections in one day for Marlboro County

  • 14 May 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Seven new cases of Coronavirus in Marlboro County were announced by DHEC in the agency's Thursday report.  That number is the largest for the county so far during the pandemic.  

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced 172 new cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 and nine additional deaths.

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 8,189 and those who have died to 371.