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On average, the United States is still seeing about 1,000 deaths a day from the virus, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The country has had more than 5 million confirmed cases and more than 167,000 deaths over the course of the pandemic.
  • Coronavirus

  Biden calls for nationwide mask mandate

Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate over the next three months.

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  City of Savannah to partner with community organizations to distribute CARES Act funds

  Savannah City Council approves millage rollback rate

  Savannah City Council sets Guaranteed Maximum Price for arena project

  13-year-old being called a hero after fatal Alma crash involving school bus

  SC announces 907 new COVID-19 cases, 35 more deaths Thursday

This brings the total number of people with confirmed cases since the outbreak began to 103,051 and confirmed deaths to 2,089.
  • National

  Lawmakers: Postal changes delay mail-order medicine for vets

Policy changes to slow delivery at the U.S. Postal Service are taking a toll on military veterans, who are reporting much longer wait times to receive mail-order prescription drugs, according to Democratic senators.

  Ga. DPH reports 2,600+ new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday

Georgia governor to drop lawsuit over Atlanta mask mandate

  St. Andrew’s School welcomes back students for first day

  Truck driver killed, students injured in crash involving school bus in Alma, Ga.

Georgia National Fair festivities canceled for 2020

  SCCPSS offers registration assistance on Savannah’s southside

  SCCPSS adjusts grading policy a week out from the start of virtual learning

  Yemassee residents seek annexation to Beaufort County

  • National

Tropical Storm Josephine weakens slightly in Atlantic Ocean

Josephine is just barely holding on to its tropical storm status as it moves over the Atlantic Ocean as the earliest “J-named” storm in a record-setting hurricane season.

SPORTS

NCAA cancels fall sports championships; not FBS football

No patrons at the Masters this year, ANGC says

The Augusta National Golf Club has ruled there will be no patrons at the Masters this year.

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Several crashes causing delays on southbound I-95 in S.C.

Two Savannah officers fired after use of force investigation

  ‘Wearing face masks works’ DHEC says as it announces 712 new COVID-19 cases, 45 more deaths in SC

  SCCPSS announces 2021 budget, plans to count attendance for virtual classes

  Chatham County Mosquito Control confirms first 2020 case of West Nile Virus

Chatham County Mosquito Control confirmed a mosquito tested positive for the virus, and it was collected in an area on Savannah’s south side.
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Missouri police captain helps bring doghouse to puppy

A police captain helped a little Missouri girl get a doghouse for her puppy.

  What to look for as human traffickers adapt during pandemic

  Ga. DPH reports 100+ new deaths related to COVID-19 on Wednesday

GBI arrests Alma Municipal Court Solicitor

  SCCPSS to delay fall sports, limit games to intra-district only