Doctor seen comforting elderly COVID-19 patient in heartbreaking photo speaks

Thankfully, the patient in the picture is doing better and may be able to leave the hospital soon.
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Retired firefighter reunites with stranger who saved him from fiery crash

The retired firefighter faced a long recovery period, including more than a month in the hospital, but he’s thankful for the stranger who jumped in and saved his life.


  Wheelchair repaired by veteran goes to Dawson man

  Dougherty Judicial Circuit prepares for trials to resume or possible shutdown

  Dougherty Co. commissioners consider employee bonuses

Rep. Austin Scott tests positive for COVID-19

  Cairo holds first planning session for downtown’s future

The City of Cairo is working to bring a more vibrant downtown to the community.
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Amazon driver runs into burning Fla. home to rescue man

Thanks to an Amazon delivery driver and neighbors, an elderly couple was able to get out of their home safely after a fire started in the garage.

Kemp extends state’s public health emergency into new year

‘Yum Yum Sauce’ maker relocates to Tifton

  Pelham leaders phasing out police patches with Confederate flag after complaints

  Six new Wiregrass graduates honored with tradesman award

Georgia Sec. of State to hold Monday afternoon press conference

Coffee Co. inmate death under investigation

2 meth busts made in Bainbridge

  New details emerging in 2002 Turner Co. triple homicide

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  Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

COVID-19 relief, a $1.4 trillion catchall spending package, and defense policy — and a final burst of judicial nominees — dominate a truncated two- or three-week session occurring as the coronavirus pandemic rockets out of control in President Donald Trump’s final weeks in office.


Team of the Week: Colquitt County Packers

Game of the Week: Tucker @ Lee County

Team of the Week: Tiftarea Academy

Down in the Panther’s Pit, Tiftarea Academy put on one of their best performances of the season, Friday night. TA secured their first region win of the year against Valwood which ensured their season would continue this week.

MORE TOP STORIES picks ‘pandemic’ as its 2020 word of the year

  Record-breaking hurricane season comes to an end

  Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

Thanksgiving travel fatality count doubles from 2019

  Fauci: US may see ‘surge upon a surge’ of virus in weeks ahead

The nation’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday that the U.S. may see a “surge upon a surge” of the coronavirus over the coming weeks.
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  Moderna asking US, European regulators to OK its virus shots

Moderna Inc. said it would ask U.S. and European regulators Monday to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine as new study results confirm the shots offer strong protection.

First Alert Weather Day issued for Sunday into Monday

Victim identified in Sumter Co. fatal shooting

Americus police on the hunt for wanted homicide suspect

Week 1 of playoffs: Friday night football scores and schedules