The Lakelands logged a dozen more deaths associated with COVID-19. Two were confirmed virus deaths — one each in Laurens and McCormick counties — and the other 10 were probable COVID-19 deaths.

Abbeville and Dixie high schools will see construction next week. The work includes demolishing the press box, concession stands and restrooms at the athletic facilities as part of remodeling the schools.

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The COVID-19 vaccine is reaching those at greatest risk of serious illness or death — nursing homes and other extended care facilities are getting residents and staff vaccinated through a government partnership with CVS and Walgreens.

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More people are getting access to the COVID-19 vaccine, and state officials have set up a platform for those eligible to find out how to schedule their appointment to get it.

After a previous successful deployment of the Paycheck Protection Program, the Small Business Administration reactivated the program Monday.

WARE SHOALS — Greenwood County School District 51 will maintain virtual learning for students until Jan. 25 because of the escalating novel coronavirus numbers in Greenwood County.