COVID19

Latest news about Coronavirus.

Our new national heroes

On September 11, 2001, the nation became aware of a new brand of heroes. Among them were the firefighters and police officers who rushed...

Mask mandate extended for another month for Fayette schools

Citing data from August and the first 3 days of September for new Covid-19 infections of Fayette County residents, the county school system administration...

New Covid cases in Fayette schools halved last week

Quarantined numbers fall to 91 — 30% of the previous week’s total; will mask mandate be lifted this week? —  The Covid-19 disruption of Fayette...

Fayette Covid numbers still headed downward

The late summer surge of Covid-19 shows signs of having peaked, and case numbers continue to decline across both Georgia and Fayette County, according...

$50 to first 40 people to get Covid shots at NAACP vaccine...

The Fayette County Branch of the NAACP is sponsoring a free Covid-19 vaccine event to be held on Saturday, September 25, 2021, from 10...

For first time in weeks, Covid numbers trend downward in Fayette

Fayette County’s steady rise in one closely watched metric now has reversed its course and is headed in a more hopeful direction, according to...

Summer Covid surge may have peaked in Fayette, bringing lower numbers...

New Covid-19 cases fell by 36% in Fayette County public schools last week compared to the previous week, from 174 down to 110, according...

Fayette schools see big drops in new cases, quarantines, while Fayette...

Last week brought good news on the school front, but somber news on the countywide Covid case count. Fayette County’s 24 public schools recorded big...

With many hospitals on diversion, Georgians asked to reduce strain on EMS...

ATLANTA — The current surge of Covid cases throughout Georgia is stretching hospital and EMS personnel and resources to unprecedented levels, according to Nancy...

Carla Cook Smith and Brandon (Clint) Smith, of Hogansville, Ga.

Within 2 days of each other, married super-couple Carla Cook Smith and Brandon “Clint” Smith passed away from Covid-19 pneumonia on Saturday, August 21...

Joseph Garland Underwood, 88, of Peachtree City, Georgia

Joseph Garland Underwood of Peachtree City, Georgia, died of Covid complications in Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville on August 11, 2021, at the age...

Evidence — not baseless assertions — for masks is needed

It struck me that the Fayette County Board of Education (FCBOE) meeting on August 23rd was such a fiasco because, once again, there was...