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Water outage closes two schools

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BISHOPVILLE, SC (WIS) – Students were sent home early Wednesday morning after a water main break caused a water outage at two schools in Lee County.

Both Lee Central High School and Lee Central Middle School sent students home shortly after 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to Dr. Jeffrey Long from the Lee County School District. He says crews are working on the problem and they are hopeful the water situation will be resolved.

Dr. Long says they plan to allow students to return Thursday morning if the problem is fixed. 

We'll keep you updated on this story as new information becomes available.

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