Richmond middle school extends distance learning amid outbreak
In a release, the school district said the extension was made due to an increase in coronavirus activity at the school. The school transitioned to distance learning over COVID-19 concerns Thursday and was schedule to return to regular in-person learning on Monday. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle  Read more
Augusta would get $40 million under relief package
Augusta is set to receive $40 million in the next COVID-19 relief package, prompting some to wonder how it will be spent, while other counties also would receive funds. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle  Read more
How restaurants are dealing with virus on Valentine’s Day
Love is in the air. Unfortunately, so is the COVID-19 pandemic. For many couples, a typical Valentine’s Day involves a nice meal at a favorite or fancy restaurant. Restaurants are having to do things a little differently this year. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle  Read more
Augusta prison has most COVID cases among correctional facilities
While local state prisons have reported more than 400 COVID-19 cases among staff and inmates, Augusta State Medical Prison has had the most among all prisons in the state.  According to the Georgia Department of Corrections, there have been 245 cases among inmates and 119 among staff members at the Augusta State Medical Prison on Gordon Highway.... Read more
Augusta National announces $2 million vaccine effort
Augusta National Golf Club will spearhead a $2 million effort to get more people the COVID-19 vaccine in partnership with AU Health System, the club announced Wednesday. Read the full article: Augusta Chronicle  Read more

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