DHEC issues swimming advisory for part of Edisto Beach

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control issued a swimming advisory on Tuesday for a section of Edisto Beach.

According to spokesman Jim Beasley, high bacteria levels have been detected in the 200 feet above and below the beach access point at the end of Yacht Club Road.

Swimming is not advised in the area until those bacteria levels return to normal.

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