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Various events, activities canceled or postponed due to coronavirus threat

  • 19 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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To reduce community spread of COVID-19, Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered all restaurants, bars, and cafeterias statewide to stop all dine-in activity beginning Wednesday.
Eateries should continue to provide delivery and take-out options.
Organized events of more than 10 persons in a state, county, city, or other publicly-owned facility are prohibited, except for essential government functions
Residents should avoid being in large groups, practice safe distancing, and continue to take precautions to stay healthy.

Businesses feeling the impact of COVID-19, facing tough choices

  • 19 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Businesses feeling the impact of COVID-19, facing tough choices
Throughout the state and country, people are feeling the impact of the COVID-19 virus, commonly known as the coronavirus.
Area businesses are facing questions of how to cope with this ever-changing new normal.
To reduce community spread of coronavirus, Governor Henry McMaster ordered all restaurants, bars, and cafeterias statewide to stop all dine-in activity beginning Wednesday.
Restaurants will be able to provide delivery and take-out options.

City Council approves COVID -19 measures

  • 19 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Bennettsville City Council approved at its monthly meeting Tuesday various measures to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Measures include limiting in-person meetings; canceling non-essential employee travel; and canceling the city events such as the Spring Festival, Merchants Meeting, and Easter Egg Hunt.
Council also approved closing all city facilities and offices to the public and use Municipal Association of South Carolina mandatory preventative measures.

Scotland Health makes additional changes in response to COVID-19

  • 19 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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As the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop around the world, Health care systems’ responses are evolving. In accordance with current guidance from national and state health leaders, Scotland Health Care System (SHCS) is implementing several changes to protect our patients and providers.

Impact of COVID-19 on Marlboro County Operations

  • 16 March 2020
  • Author: Dan McNiel
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Impact of COVID-19 on Marlboro County Operations
Marlboro County Government department heads, elected/appointed department heads and county council leadership met Monday morning (March 16) to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on county operations and to develop a response to the situation.
The following actions have been taken to protect the public and county employees while maintaining necessary County operations where possible.
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