How Biden chose Harris: Inside his search for a running mate

Forces in the country, and within the Democratic Party, were indeed pushing Biden toward a history-making pick.
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  90% increase in COVID-19 cases seen in US children over last month, report says

Severe symptoms still appear rare among those kids infected, making up less than 2% of hospitalizations. However, at least 90 children have died from the disease.

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ABAC welcomes students back for face-to-face classes

GBI arrests State Court, Alma Municipal Court Solicitor

Tracking SWGA coronavirus cases

  ‘Whoever is putting the shovel in the ground should make that call': Calling before digging key to safety

Confidence in police falls to lowest level in 3 decades, poll says

According to a Gallup poll released on Wednesday, roughly 48 % of Americans said they have high confidence in police.
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  US enters deal for 100 million doses of potential COVID-19 vaccine from Moderna

The vaccine is still in clinical trials and has not been approved by the FDA but is already being manufactured, so if it is approved, it can be rolled out quickly.

  What’s keeping Washington from sending out more stimulus checks, unemployment aid, explained

  Clinch Co. votes in new sheriff

  Grady sheriff wins runoff; to face Democratic challenger in November election

  Lee Co. Board Of Elections to implement new advanced voting precincts in Nov. election

Worth Co. elections board combines precincts for run-off election; sees good voter turnout

  Worldwide virus cases top 20 million, doubling in six weeks

  Lowndes Co. sees youngest death from COVID-19

USG reports record increase in degrees awarded

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Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

In choosing Harris, Biden is embracing a former rival from the Democratic primary who is familiar with the unique rigor of a national campaign.

SPORTS

  Valdosta State postpones 2020 football and basketball seasons

  DCSS temporarily delays fall sports

  Colquitt Co. Packers locked in for the 2020 season

  Cook Hornets suspends football practices due to COVID-19

Another high school football program to be impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, is the Cook Hornets.

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  DCSS temporarily delays fall sports

Arrest made in thefts from South GA farm operation

Georgia Supreme Court extends judicial emergency

Lowndes Co. horse tests positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis

UPDATE: APD says March pawn shop burglary solved

The burglary happened on March 10 at Quick Cash and Title Pawn on North Slappey Blvd.
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What do the kids say? K-12 students sound off on school

Anxious parents around the country are looking to schools that have already opened for signs of how it might go.

  GRAPHIC: Court releases body cam footage from George Floyd arrest

LIST: Runoff elections in the WALB viewing area

  More than 1 month after her disappearance, family of Sumter Co. mother fears the worst

Students move in and classes begin at ASU