Georgia Coronavirus Cases Increase Another 2,225

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Georgia state health officials reported on Sunday there have been 2,778 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus -  two more since Saturday.

The confirmed cases are now at 77,210 - up from 74,985 -  an increase of 2,225.

Hospitalizations are at 10,711 - up 22 since Saturday.

Whitfield County has 25 new cases for a total of 1,001, and 10 deaths. Officials said 50 have been hospitalized.

Walker County has two new cases at 315 and 11 deaths. Sixteen have been hospitalized. Dade County is reporting 64 cases and one death. Three have been hospitalized.

Catoosa County holds at 303 cases and seven deaths. Twenty-seven have been hospitalized. Chattooga County remains at 56 cases, two deaths, and four hospitalizations.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 671 cases and 42 deaths from the virus.

Floyd County (Rome) has 495 cases and 15 deaths.

Gordon County (Calhoun) has 351 cases and 18 deaths from coronavirus. Forty-three have been hospitalized in Gordon County.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County with 6,610 cases and 311 deaths. Cobb County has 4,607 cases and 240 deaths. There are now 5,448 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) with 171 deaths. Gwinnett County has increased to 7,685 cases and now 169 deaths.   

Dougherty County (Albany) has 1,883 cases and is at 154 deaths.


Lebanon, Tn., Man Says He Saw Couple In Car With Hamilton County Tags Dumping 2 Dogs

Signal Mountain Proceeds With Water Meter Purchases And Water Rate Increase; Post Vacated By Amy Speek To Stay Unfilled Until The Election

Latest Hamilton County Arrest Report


A Lebanon, Tn., man reported on Facebook seeing a couple driving a car with Hamilton County tags letting two dogs out and driving off. He included a photo of their vehicle and video of a woman ... (click for more)

The beginning of the next phase of Signal Mountain’s water company started at the July 13 council meeting, with the council’s approval of spending a quarter million dollars to buy new water meters. ... (click for more)

Here is the latest Hamilton County arrest report: ANDERSON, DAVID GALE 2008 SUCKCRETE ROAD PO BOX 17425 CHATTANOOGA, 37415 Age at Arrest: 43 years old Arresting Agency: Hamilton County ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Lebanon, Tn., Man Says He Saw Couple In Car With Hamilton County Tags Dumping 2 Dogs

A Lebanon, Tn., man reported on Facebook seeing a couple driving a car with Hamilton County tags letting two dogs out and driving off. He included a photo of their vehicle and video of a woman pushing the dogs off the road. The post says, " So something not so hip happened this evening. Saw two people dumping dogs on Cairo Bend. Drove by saw a lady and a guy parked out front ... (click for more)

Signal Mountain Proceeds With Water Meter Purchases And Water Rate Increase; Post Vacated By Amy Speek To Stay Unfilled Until The Election

The beginning of the next phase of Signal Mountain’s water company started at the July 13 council meeting, with the council’s approval of spending a quarter million dollars to buy new water meters. A contract was approved to purchase up to 3,500 Automatic Meter Read (AMR) water meters for $775,100 from Consolidated Pipe and Supply. The company is local, has the meters on the shelf ... (click for more)

Opinion

Why I Will Not Be Voting For Commissioner Discretionary Spending

Most people that know me well know that I will not vote to reinstate the $900,000 commissioner’s discretionary spending of taxpayer money. My reasons are: 1. There could not be a worse economic time for the government to spend additional money. It’s time to tighten the belt of government spending and not expand it. All American families are having this conversation around their ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Gracious! It’s A Comet!

There is a once-in-a-lifetime experience going on above us and it will put any child under the age of 99 years young absolutely in awe. On March 27, a NASA spacecraft known as NEOWISE (that stands for ‘Near-Earth Object Wide-Field Infrared Survey Explorer) was circling planet Earth in an effort to categorize as many asteroids as possible that are non-threatening yet orbit close ... (click for more)

Sports

Madden And Richards Top Monday Dirt Races In Tennessee And Iowa

Chris "Smokey" Madden of Gray Court, S.C. raced his #44 Team Drydene, Millwood Plumbing, Competition Racing Equipment sponsored Super Late Model to its second feature in three races Monday night at the Volunteer Speedway at Bull's Gap north of Knoxville. Madden overtook leader Vic Hill and set sail over the field that included Saturday's winner in Virginia Brandon Overton. ... (click for more)

Dalton State Golf Program Shines On The Amateur Circuit

Members from the Dalton State Men's and Women's Golf teams faired very well in amateur tournaments this past weekend. On the men's side, Ben Rebne, Matthew Cleary, and signee Steve Kibare from Canton posted top 10 finishes in the 99th Georgia Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club's Highland Course. Rebne, the 2020 Jack Nicklaus Award winner for the NAIA, finished ... (click for more)