New infections rising in Chatham County
The rate of new coronavirus infections is rising in Chatham County during October, prompting speculation that this uptick could be related to schools convening in-person classes along with warnings that next week’s Halloween celebrations might accelerate COVID-19′s spread. Read the full article: Savannah Morning News  Read more
With not enough in-person teachers, some students put on wait list
With Phase III of Savannah-Chatham’s “Return to Learn” set to bring most of the rest of the students back into hybrid learning on Oct. 26, the number of teachers agreeing to return to the classroom still stands at just over 900 — not enough to accommodate every student who requested in-person... Read more
‘No one should die alone’: Nurses hold funeral for woman
There were no blood relatives at Ellen Louise Cavanaugh’s funeral on Sunday, but there was plenty of family. Cavanaugh, 87, took her final breath on Aug. 7 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, surrounded by the nurses and caregivers who had come to know her during her time at the intensive care... Read more
Savannah-Chatham welcomes 3,000 students to in-person learning
It was the First Day of School, Take 2. Well, Phase II, as Savannah-Chatham County schools welcomed kindergarten, first- and second-grade students, sixth-grade, first-time ninth-grade students and “least independent learners” back to in-person learning. Monday marked the first time since last March that students have been in school buildings. Read... Read more
Community helps COVID-stricken family
Lorenzo and Chantell Parker of Savannah feared for their family’s well-being last month due to their personal struggles under the pandemic, the devastated economy and finally a theft that nearly crushed them. But an outpouring of community support is helping them pull through. Read the full article: Savannah Morning News  Read more

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