Monroe County middle school closes due to COVID exposures
In-person classes have been called off for two weeks at a Georgia middle school after more than 90 students and staff were exposed to the coronavirus. The Monroe County school system said Thursday in a news release that all students at Monroe County Middle School in Forsyth would shift to... Read more
South Georgia high school suspends in-person classes due to COVID
A high school in a South Georgia county is stopping in-person instruction for 10 days because of high numbers of COVID-19 exposures. The Clinch County school system closed 350-student Clinch County High School from Friday through Sept. 28, saying many students have been exposed to the coronavirus and are... Read more
More migrant women say they didn’t OK surgery in detention
An Associated Press review of medical records for four women and interviews with lawyers revealed growing allegations that Dr. Amin performed surgeries and other procedures on detained immigrants that they never sought or didn’t fully understand. Although some procedures could be justified based on problems documented in the records,... Read more
Georgia tops 300,000 cases of COVID-19
Georgia has surpassed 300,000 confirmed coronavirus infections amid hints that a decline in new cases may be leveling out. With totals reported Thursday, Georgia is close to 301,000 COVID-19 cases. There also are now 6,474 confirmed deaths caused by the respiratory illness. Read the full article: Associated Press  Read more
Georgia State quarterback cleared to play after heart issues
After initially being ruled out for the season with a coronavirus-related heart condition, Georgia State freshman quarterback Mikele Colasurdo has been cleared to play. The school announced Thursday that follow-up cardiac evaluations showed Colasurdo does not suffer from myocarditis or any other heart ailment that would prevent him from taking... Read more

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