South Georgia teacher returns home after 3-month COVID infection
Family, friends and family friends stood outside of South Georgia Medical Center with signs emblazoned with “#JennaStrong,” “Faith over Fear,” “We love you.” They were waiting for Jenna Bolling, a 32-year-old mother and Lakeland first-grade teacher, to come out of the hospital for the first time in three months after... Read more
Georgia surpasses 7,500 COVID deaths
Georgia reports 1,701 COVID-19 cases Friday, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health’s daily report. As of Friday, 337,850 Georgians have been diagnosed with COVID-19 with 7,556 virus-related deaths, according to the GDPH. Read the full article: Valdosta Daily Times  Read more
Nursing home lawsuit goes to state’s highest court
A Lowndes County nursing home’s appeal of a $7.6 million lawsuit judgment goes to the Georgia Supreme Court Tuesday. Arguments will be held in the case of Lowndes County Health Services, LLC vs. Copeland et. al., according to a statement from the court. Lowndes County Health Services, which does business as... Read more
Kemp, Toomey urge Georgia to get COVID test
In a preemptive effort to stop a wave of new COVID-19 cases in the wake of Labor Day weekend, state officials are urging people to seek out a coronavirus test. Gov. Brian Kemp and Dr. Kathleen Toomey, commissioner of the Department of Public Health, have asked Georgians — especially those... Read more
Survey shows most farmers suffered financial losses from COVID-19
Georgia farmers have suffered substantial financial losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Farmers and agribusiness experts knew that Georgia producers were suffering large revenue losses due to the pandemic but no one could point their finger on the extent. A new impact study released this month by the University of Georgia Center for... Read more

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