ATLANTA — Lawmakers across the state support the Secretary of State’s decision to postpone the primary election to June, saying it’s the right move to protect the health and safety of poll workers and voters.
MOULTRIE – Needmore Speedway, located off John Vickers Road in Norman Park, announced the cancellation of this weekend's racing program Wednesday on its website.
CAIRO — With crucial medical supplies running low, one Grady County woman is organizing an effort to sew polyethylene gowns for local doctors and first responders.
CAIRO — Grady County Schools teamed up with Second Harvest Food Bank Thursday morning for a pantry box giveaway for families sheltering from the coronavirus.
DALTON, Ga. — Americans could start receiving economic impact payments from the federal government around the middle of this month, according to Dalton accountant Mark Krueger.
DALTON, Ga. — Whitfield County Board of Commissioners Chairman Lynn Laughter said Tuesday night officials at Hamilton Medical Center have assured her they currently have enough beds and supplies to take care of all of their patients.
VALDOSTA — Lowndes County has reached 50 cases of the coronavirus as of noon Thursday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health daily status report.
ATLANTA — Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has decided to delay the May primary until June 9 in wake of the COVID-19 outbreak across the state.
UPDATE, Thursday morning: Lanier County Sheriff Nick Norton said power was still out Thursday morning in some areas. Several houses suffered structural damage. Roads had to be cleared throughout the night.
VALDOSTA – When schools closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Living Bridges Ministry immediately began providing meals to the community to help ensure more than 240 families were fed.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp will extend his shelter-in-place order through April 30, after extending the state's public health emergency declaration through mid-May.
VALDOSTA — Becky Morgan, Humane Society foster coordinator, knew because of COVID-19, shelters were going to have an even harder time finding homes for pets.
VALDOSTA – A second patient at South Georgia Medical Center has died from the coronavirus, according to the SGMC daily COVID-19 report released Wednesday.
VALDOSTA — Authorities have arrested a man in a fatal December wreck that killed an elderly Florida couple, according to a police statement.
VALDOSTA — Warm weather, a series of atmospheric "waves" and some cold front activity could lead to rough weather for South Georgia this weekend, according to forecasters.
ATLANTA — Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday he will extend the declaration of a public health emergency through May 13, to continue the state's efforts to battle the spread of COVID-19.
VALDOSTA — Lowndes County experienced an increase of one COVID-19 case, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health 7 p.m. Tuesday update.
THOMASVILLE — A local family is commandeering 3D printers to pump out hundreds of face shields for medical workers on the front lines of the battle with the coronavirus.
VALDOSTA – The first Tift County resident has succumbed to the coronavirus, according to a South Health District statement.
DALTON, Ga. — A trio of Dalton Middle School drama students excelled at the Georgia Jr. Thespian Conference earlier this year and earned the opportunity to perform this summer at the International Thespian Festival.
DALTON, Ga. — Maybe fear of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) is keeping criminals indoors. Maybe it’s the “discretion” some local law enforcement agencies have given officers to make arrests or not for minor, nonviolent crimes. Maybe it’s a combination of the two.
Narrow restriction of local information about confirmed cases of COVID-19 begs the question: What is the appropriate balance between protecting an individual’s identity and the public’s right to information during a public health crisis?
THOMASVILLE — Archbold officials report there have been 138 positive test results for COVID-19 across its system, and 10 deaths from the novel coronavirus.
THOMASVILLE — A Thomas County Sheriff’s Office captain will not be able to attend funerals for two relatives who died in recent days. Neither will he be able to visit with family members.
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