DHEC: 113 new cases of coronavirus in S.C., 1 new death

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has announced one additional death related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus.

Gov. Henry McMaster Declares Vietnam War Veterans Day in South Carolina

10 tickets issued for failure to social distance, Horry County police say

Pregnant women are being forced to give birth alone as hospitals restrict visitors during coronavirus

Phoebe reports Sunday COVID-19 numbers

Gov. Kemp announces federal approval of major disaster declaration

President Donald Trump approves major disaster declaration for Georgia

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Heavy police presence at West 33rd and Burroughs street

Over 2,600 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Ga.

  DHEC: 121 new cases of coronavirus in S.C., 2 new deaths; 1,500 samples backlogged for testing

3 displaced after house fire in Savannah

  Richmond Hill teen holds onto Olympic dreams despite postponement

  Enmarket announce changes to sanitation procedures amidst coronavirus spread

Publix offers rent relief to businesses in its shopping centers

A major grocery store chain is offering help to many of its neighboring businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic forces them to close their doors.

Mother charged after infant found inside bag in church parking lot, deputies say

A mother has been charged after Polk County Sheriff's deputies say her 6-month old child was found sealed in a black bag at a church in Tryon.

Slain college student who tackled classroom gunman awarded Medal of Honor

A college student who died tackling a gunman at a North Carolina university was posthumously awarded one of the U.S.'s highest civilian honors on Wednesday, the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation announced.

  Hundreds receive free groceries at Feed the Hungry event

City leaders and Feed the Hungry volunteers in Garden City stepped up to supply hundreds with food at the Empowerment Center on Saturday.

  Police investigate after body found in car at Richmond Hill Kroger

Over 2,400 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Ga.

Social distancing impacting families saying goodbye to their loved ones

Belmont man arrested, accused of coughing on customers at Walmart and telling them he had COVID-19

BI-LO introduces special shopping hour for community heroes

South Carolina joins Florida in quarantining visitors from New Orleans

VIDEO: New Orleans Mayor Cantrell says city saw no reason to cancel Mardi Gras, needs medical supplies

New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell reiterated on FOX News that city leaders were told COVID-19 cases were contained as late as Lundi Gras.

Memorial Health coworkers write messages of encouragement for nurses, doctors

We all know how hard our local nurses, doctors and more are working inside our local hospitals, but none know it quite as much as their coworkers.

Ga. National Guard deploys medical support team to Albany to fight COVID-19

At this time, over 170 service members are activated in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Albany leaders create plan to help homeless population during pandemic

While many South Georgia families are practicing shelter-in-place in their homes, Albany city leaders are concerned about the people who have no home.

‘These are challenging times in Southwest Ga.’: Gov. Brian Kemp pens COVID-19 op-ed

These are challenging times in Southwest Georgia and throughout our state and country.

  DHEC releases number of coronavirus cases in S.C. by zip code

The list was created after a request by the S.C. Association of Counties in an effort to prepare first responders.

  Governor orders visitors from coronavirus ‘hot spots’ to self-quarantine; S.C. has 539 cases, 13 deaths

The order gives law enforcement the ability to criminally charge anyone who disobeys it.

S.C. attorney general says local governments cannot issue stay-at-home orders

Columbia City Council passed a stay-at-home ordinance Thursday, but the state attorney general says they don’t have the power to do that.

Gulfstream employee tests positive for COVID-19

A Gulfstream Aerospace employee has tested positive for COVID-19, the company confirmed on Friday.

  Ghost Coast Distillery switching to hand sanitizer production

Another local business is using their equipment and expertise to help frontline workers battling the spread of the coronavirus.

Tybee Island mayor issues order closing all non-essential businesses

The mayor of Tybee Island has ordered all non-essential businesses to close by Saturday, March 28.

  Neighbors pull together to help feed Savannah healthcare workers

People across the Coastal Empire wanted to help our local healthcare workers so they are dishing out kindness.

Over 2,100 confirmed COVID-19 cases reported in Ga.

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 2,198 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the 7 p.m. Friday (3/27) update.

  Savannah doctors, patients turning to televisits

Out of tragedy comes innovation. That's exactly what's happening at the Bradley Corse Gaskin Medical Group in Savannah.

  Machine helps decontaminate Chatham EMS ambulances

Emergency responders are doing what they can to keep themselves and the public safe.

  Prayer group donates more than 1,000 eggs to Salvation Army

Members of the Band of Brothers made a donation of over 1-thousand eggs to the Salvation Army on Montgomery Street today.

  Asked and Answered: Are elective surgeries canceled?

Certain medical procedures and surgeries are being put on hold. A federal agency has given guidance and examples, but ultimately it comes down to doctor discretion.

  Savannah teacher planning to open free, online school

Homeschooling and digital learning are new territories for many parents.

  Hardeeville leaders working to help first responders in case of COVID-19 exposure

The Hardeeville Fire Department has responded to six medical calls in the last 36 hours. The department expects that number to go up because one third of the population in their coverage zone is the at-risk population of 65 and older.

Friday Savannah City Council update on COVID-19

Savannah City Council continued with their daily teleconference calls Friday regarding COVID-19 in the city.

  Benedictine cadets adapt to digital learning

Online learning has never been needed as much as it is right now. But what does it look like?

  Domestic violence calls increase as more people stay home

Shelter at home orders and advice from other local, state and federal governments have a lot of Americans living and working in close quarters right now.

  Coast Guard crew shares memories of heroic Golden Ray rescue

March 9th marks 6 months since rescue crews pulled the final four crew members stuck in a capsized cargo ship near the Brunswick port. The Golden Ray rolled over in the overnight hours of September 8th.

U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham tests positive for coronavirus

The U.S. Representative said he has been in self-quarantine since March 19 and will remain.

Ga. senators announce $6 million FEMA grant

U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-Ga.) and Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga announced Friday a $6.3 million grant from FEMA to counties in Georgia.

Jake Eyre’s ‘Walk Across America’ continues amidst COVID-19 concerns

As the threat of COVID-19 continues, Jake Ire’s walk across America has gotten a little harder.

Director of DHEC on medical leave, acting director named in interim

Rick Toomey sent a letter to DHEC staff announcing the issue Friday.

Davis Love III’s home burns down on St. Simons Island

According to Action News Jax, the St. Simons Island home of Davis Love III and his wife Robin was destroyed by fire on Friday, March 27.

Vince Gill, Amy Grant headlining Saturday’s Grand Ole Opry. Here’s how you can watch.

The Grand Ole Opry will broadcast around the world for its 4,917th consecutive Saturday night.

Dylan puts out 17-minute ode to Kennedy

The 78-year-old musician released a link to the song, titled "Murder Most Foul," on his website and social media.

  South Carolina state parks closing through month of April

All state parks in South Carolina will be closed through the month of April, according to an announcement Friday morning.

Head-on collision reported on Fort Argyle Rd.

Fort Argyle Road has reopened after a head-on collision occurred Friday morning between a septic tank truck and a dump truck.

Mother of Ga. baby found dead in cooler identified 14 months later

The mother of a newborn baby found deceased in a cooler in Troup County, Ga. has been identified more than one year later.

Missing Coweta County 18-month-old found safe; search still on for suspect

Authorities in Georgia have located a missing 18-month-old.

Pharmacists: Doctors writing prescriptions for possible COVID-19 treatment at expense of chronically-ill patients

Lupus patients say they are unable to get refills of their hydroxychloroquine after the announcement of clinical trials to study the drug for possible coronavirus treatment. Pharmacists say some doctors are writing prescriptions for friends and family members.

Feed the Hungry to hold ‘Truck to Table’ food giveaway event

If you need help putting food on the table, there’s an event for you this weekend.

SC Strong shirts saving jobs and supporting health care workers

A Midlands business owner has come up with a way to keep his staff working all while helping to support health care workers in the state. Koss Creative Brands in Columbia is now printing South Carolina “Strong” t-shirts during these uncertain and trying times.

S.C. reports 32 new cases of COVID-19; governor not issuing statewide lockdown

State health officials on Thursday announced two additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in South Carolina. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to nine.

Smaller communities prepare for onslaught of virus patients

Smaller communities also are preparing for things to get worse.

Community mourning loss of Curtis Victor Cooper, Jr.

Many are mourning the loss of Curtis Victor Cooper, Jr.

  Savannah city council holds teleconference meeting

Savannah city council was busy Thursday night. Members were on the job, continuing to take care of official city business.

Suspect arrested for shooting on Pennsylvania Ave.

A suspect has been arrested for a shooting on Pennsylvania Avenue in Savannah on Thursday night.

Effingham Co. declares local State of Emergency

Chairman Wesley Corbitt has declared a State of Emergency in Effingham County.

Gov. Kemp, health officials hold town hall to discuss Ga. response to COVID-19 pandemic

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is reporting 1,643 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state, according to the 7 p.m. Thursday (3/26) update.

  St. Joseph’s/Candler caring for their healthcare workers and their family

St Joseph’s/Candler wanted to do something special for their heroes, so they are offering free childcare.

Public, private partnerships fill need for much-needed COVID-19 response supplies in Savannah

As the global COVID-19 pandemic has progressed, certain items have become harder and harder to come by. That includes hand sanitizer.

  Manna House holds mobile food giveaway

Drivers in Hinesville might have noticed some traffic downtown this morning.

WIC participants can now receive benefits without going to office, officials say

Officials with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control have announced clients will now be able to receive their Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program benefits without having to go to the WIC clinic.

  Hinesville Police helping elderly, sick patients pick up prescriptions

Starting Monday, Hinesville police officers will be making trips to local pharmacies in town in an effort to help those who aren't able to pick up prescriptions.

  Lowcountry school providing PPE equipment; Burton Fire donating items

The Burton Fire District has been preparing for COVID-19 calls for weeks, but right now they actually say they have so much personal protective equipment they were able to give some away.

  Statesboro farmers market offering drive-thru option

Some closures due to COVID-19 have people finding alternative ways to get what they need.

  Online, mail still options to complete 2020 Census

One of the easiest ways to maintain social distance and still be part of the 2020 Census count, is getting online to submit your information.

  Lowcountry mayors hoping for ‘stay at home’ order from governor

Thousands of Lowcountry residents are practicing social distancing and staying at home. But for the most part, there hasn’t been a direct order to do so. The mayor of Beaufort is hoping that changes and that people will shut their doors and shelter in place.

WATCH LIVE: Gov. McMaster holding press conference on coronavirus cases in South Carolina

Gov. Henry McMaster, along with state public health officials, will be holding a press conference on coronavirus cases in South Carolina Thursday afternoon.

2 soldiers at Winn Army Community Hospital test positive for COVID-19

Two soldiers have tested positive for COVID-19 at Winn Army Community Hospital in Liberty County.

REAL ID deadline extended by a year

Americans scrambling to sign up for a REAL ID before the federal government’s fall deadline now have an extra year on their hands.

  How you can support local businesses despite COVID-19

It comes sadly as no surprise that local businesses are struggling to get by right now.

  Jeff Davis schools offering counseling services

On the Jeff Davis County Schools website, you can find coronavirus counseling services. Here, it shows you how you can connect with a counselor from the elementary, middle or high school.