In Spring 2017 Batesburg-Leesville, SC opened the doors to their first Taco Bell restaurant. The 2,200-square-foot, free-standing restaurant and drive-thru is located at 177 E. Church St. next to Wal-Mart in the growing Leesville commercial district. The restaurant was the first project in The Shoppes at Fox Manor, a redevelopment by Cason Development Group of the 3.4-acre Mitchell/Hendrix property. Since Taco Bell opened its doors a new Burger King has also opened just next-door.
The restaurant was developed for Prepared for You Inc., a South Carolina-based Taco Bell franchisee. Cason is working on other projects for the restaurant group, including a Taco Bell in Orangeburg that opened in April 2016.