“Press Release from Lee County Government
Update for May 26, 2020
Confirmed Cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County as of today- 207
Confirmed Deaths from COVID 19/Coronavirus in Lee County as of today- 18
Lee County had 9 new cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus reported in the county today, May 26, 2020; this brings the total for confirmed cases in the county to 207 according to the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC is also reporting SC had a total of 253 new cases statewide for today, which brings the total number of confirmed cases to 10,416 in SC. The counties in our area have the following numbers of confirmed cases of COVID 19/Coronavirus as of today:
Kershaw- 305, Sumter- 347, Clarendon- 294, Florence- 605, Darlington- 254, Lee- 207
The State has relaxed some of the restrictions on travel, shopping and dining in restaurants; all residents are strongly encouraged to continue practicing social distancing and wearing a mask in public spaces as recommended by the CDC and public health authorities. Every effort to avoid the spread of the virus and endangering the health of your family, friends and neighbors should be made until this emergency is over.
Summary/Magistrate Court Update-
Traffic/Fine payments: Payments may be mailed to the Lee County Central Court, 115 Gregg St., PO Box 2, Bishopville, SC in the form of a money order or cashier’s check. There is a drop box at the front entrance for payments (Money order or cashier’s check – NO CASH) at the front entrance.
Civil- Please call 803-484-6463 for assistance and information regarding civil filings.
Bonds and emergency hearings are still ongoing.
All bondsmen must contact the office during the week and contact the on-call judge on the weekend regarding releases for payment.”
Avoiding Social Security Administration Scams: FTC Link
Bishopville Police Department:
ORDER BEGINS TODAY AT 5PM
The order stipulates South Carolinians must remain at home or work unless visiting family, exercising, or obtaining essential goods or services.
The governor also issued an order restricting the number of shoppers in stores.
This section will contain positive stories we learn of during this time. We are still building this part. If you have (or know of) a story with a positive and uplifting theme, please submit the information to LeeCountyChamber@outlook.com