DCSS superintendent comments on the decision to delay 2020 fall sports

The Dougherty County School System is putting its 2020 fall sports on hold until the pandemic improves.

Man allegedly lured into Wash. woods to die survives thanks to dog

Deputies say they arrested the victim's neighbor based on statements and “the fact that there is no way he could have physically gotten down through the woods and the swamp on his own.”
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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.


  Moultrie police to give out backpacks of supplies to Colquitt Co. students

  Valdosta City Schools approve final reopening plans

1 killed in Lee Co. crash

Ga. State Election Board gives green light to online absentee ballot portal

  ABAC welcomes students back for face-to-face classes

ABAC implemented several COVID-19 protocols ahead of students’ return to campus.
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Funeral home delivered wrong body in casket to memorial, Houston family says

The family says the funeral home refunded their money after the incident, but they plan on filing a lawsuit.

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

  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

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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.


  DCSS superintendent comments on the decision to delay 2020 fall sports

  Colquitt Co. Packers locked in for the 2020 season

The Colquitt County Packers have made 11-straight playoff appearances, winning it all twice during that time. Last year they said they fell short, losing in the second round.


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

  DCSS temporarily delays fall sports

The move applies to football, softball and cross country.
  • Coronavirus

  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.

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