As coronavirus pandemic restrictions ease across the state, local churches are taking careful steps to reopen to their members. Those who have begun to hold in-person worship services are implementing social distancing and other precautionary measures. Most are taking a hybrid approach by of…

A 59-year-old Thomson woman who falsely told police she was COVID-19 positive to keep from going to jail about four weeks ago was arrested Friday afternoon.

During Tuesday night’s McDuffie County Board of Commissioners meeting, County Manager David Crawley informed the commission that an administrative staffer at the Elections and Voter Registration Office had tested positive for COVID-19.

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp announced a donation from AT&T to the Georgia Department of Education, Foundation for Public Education. The donation will be used to deploy 448 Wi-Fi Rangers to 36 school districts, filling the internet connectivity gap for thousands of students in rural area…

May 11 — According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, at noon  today, there have been 51 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in McDuffie County and 15 in Warren County. There have been four McDuffie County deaths from COVID-19.

May 7 — According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, at noon  today, have been 50 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in McDuffie County and 13 in Warren County. There have been four McDuffie County deaths from COVID-17. The McDuffie County COVID-19 deaths were a 77-year-old female with und…

The graduating class of 2020 has had to learn extreme patience because of the coronavirus pandemic. High school seniors across the country have had to forgo numerous milestones traditionally held in the spring, like the Junior/Senior Prom and commencement.

Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced the largest shipment of personal protective equipment to date has been distributed by the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMA/HS) in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH).

The elderly are considered one of the most vulnerable populations for contracting the coronavirus. Rising numbers of positive Covid-19 cases have been reported at nursing homes across the United States. Augusta broadcast news outlets have recently reported numerous cases of Covid-19 among pa…

April 29 — According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, at noon today, there have been 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in McDuffie County and 12 in Warren County.

Although classrooms are empty, the plant sale was still underway last week at Warren County High School — however there was a new twist.

At press time Tuesday, the latest report from the Georgia Department of Public Health said there are 44 confirmed cases of COVID-19 from McDuffie County and four related deaths. Warren County has 12 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

April 25 — According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, at noon  today, have been 42 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in McDuffie County and 12 in Warren County. There have been four McDuffie County deaths from COVID-17. The McDuffie County COVID-19 deaths were a 77-year-old female with …

The Georgia Department of Public Health has released a list of all active specimen collection sites for COVID-19 testing in Georgia. The list below contains 48 active testing sites across the state.

More than 200 Georgia National Guardsmen are assisting the Department of Public Health (DPH) testing citizens across the state. This new initiative will include 10 new mobile testing teams, also known as ‘strike teams’. The strike teams will deploy to hot spots in an effort to mitigate the s…

April 24 —  According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, at noon  today, there have now been four McDuffie County deaths from COVID-17. There have been 39 confirmed cases in McDuffie County and 12 in Warren County.

May 8th will be the due date for all packets and all online course work for all schools. Packets will need to be dropped off at the school on Friday, May 8 through a bus ramp drive through format from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.