Drive-through pep-rally: Boys and Girls Club of Bluffton tries to uplift members during closure

For two hours Friday afternoon, the staff of the Boys and Girls Club of Bluffton waited outside with their signs as parents drove their kids through the parking lot

  Feds recommend Americans wear face masks; NY governor says he’ll seize ventilators

"If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let them sue me," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.
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  A nurse worked for a week while infected with the coronavirus. The hospital wasn’t testing staff.

A nurse says she worked for about seven days at two hospitals in New York City while infected with the coronavirus.

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Almost 6,000 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ga.

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  Padlock added to playground, hoops removed from basketball court in Metter

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  Saying goodbye to Vidalia Mayor Ronnie Dixon

Black ribbons on the doors of Vidalia City Hall represent the sadness and sorrow from the death of former Mayor Ronnie Dixon. Staff at city hall say this feels more like the loss of a father figure more than a boss.
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  US sheds most jobs in a decade, ending record hiring streak

The U.S. shed 701,000 jobs in March in face of the new coronavirus, ending a record hiring streak after nearly 10 years.

  Suspect arrested for April 2016 homicide in Savannah

  Gift of masks gives local nurse strength to keep fighting

5 Tybee Island Police officers in quarantine for COVID-19

  SC Restaurant and Lodging Association begins relief fund for hospitality workers

Chatham Co. PD investigates armed robberies targeting Hispanics

  With liquor sales up, new practices take effect at local stores

  Gov. Kemp’s ‘shelter in place’ order to take effect Friday at 6 p.m.

  Richmond Hill salon owner prepares for shelter-in-place impact

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  ‘We need help’: Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.

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Thompson tabbed to take over Beach football

GHSA cancels remainder of spring sports seasons

The GHSA is canceling the remainder of the spring sports seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  Hinesville community thanks hospital workers from parking lot

Tybee City Council votes to cease new guest check-ins, make changes to restaurant alcohol sales

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Ga. surpasses 5,400 confirmed cases; third death related to COVID-19 reported in Chatham Co.

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) reported 5,444 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the 7 p.m. Thursday (4/2) update.
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  ‘A battlefield behind your home’: Deaths mount in New York

Even as the virus has slowed its growth in overwhelmed Italy and in China, where it first emerged, hospitals in Spain and France are reaching their breaking points and the U.S. and Britain are bracing for incoming waves of desperately ill people.

  SCCPSS leaders adjust after governor cancels in-person class for rest of school year

  COVID-19 cases reported in all 46 counties across S.C.

  Hands-on education at ECCA taking new approach due to COIVD-19

  Chatham Co. Jail employee tests positive for COVID-19; bond cases reconsidered to reduce jail population