Georgia Has 3,001 Total Coronavirus Deaths; 116,926 Cases

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Georgia state health officials reported on Sunday there have been 116,926 confirmed cases of coronavirus - an increase of 2,525.

There have been 3,001 people in the state who have died from the coronavirus - five more since Saturday.

Hospitalizations are at 13,259 - up 54 since Saturday.

Whitfield County has 22 new cases for a total of 1,787 and remains at 15 deaths. Officials said 83 have been hospitalized.

Walker County has added two new cases at 374 and remains at 12 deaths.
Nineteen people have been hospitalized.

Dade County remains at 79 cases and one death. Five have been hospitalized.

Catoosa County has two new cases for a total of 359 and remains at eight deaths. Twenty-eight have been hospitalized.

Chattooga County has 81 cases and remains at two deaths. The county has had five hospitalization.

Bartow County south of Chattanooga at Cartersville has 34 new cases for a total of 960, and two new deaths, for total of 44.

Floyd County (Rome) has 724 cases and remains at 15 deaths.

Gordon County (Calhoun) added eight cases for a total of 527 cases and remains at 18 deaths from coronavirus. Forty-five have been hospitalized in Gordon County.

The cases remain centered around the Atlanta area, with Fulton County reporting 10,595 cases and 324 deaths. Cobb County has 7,049 cases and has 254 deaths. There are now 8,253 cases in Dekalb County (Decatur) and 180 deaths. Gwinnett County has increased to 11,304 cases and has 183 deaths.   

Dougherty County (Albany) has 2,160 cases and has 156 deaths.

Christian Wooden Charged In July 27 Shooting Of Woman On Fisher Avenue

Man Shot Monday Night On Rosemont Drive Dies At Hospital

Bible In The Schools Presents Community Gift To Hamilton County Schools


Christian Wooden, 22, has been charged in the July 27 shooting of a female that occurred at 500 Fisher Ave. Wooden is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm. He is ... (click for more)

Justin Peoples, 27, was shot in his car while sitting at a stop sign on Rosemont Drive and died from his injuries. At approximately 11:40 p.m. Monday, Chattanooga Police responded to a person ... (click for more)

Local non-profit Bible in the Schools presented Hamilton County Schools with its annual community gift of over $1.7 million as reimbursement for the 2019-2020 Bible History elective program. ... (click for more)



Breaking News

Christian Wooden Charged In July 27 Shooting Of Woman On Fisher Avenue

Christian Wooden, 22, has been charged in the July 27 shooting of a female that occurred at 500 Fisher Ave. Wooden is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm. He is in custody at the Hamilton County Jail. On July 27, a 25-year-old female was injured in a shooting on Fisher Avenue. At approximately 5:59 p.m., Chattanooga Police responded to 500 ... (click for more)

Man Shot Monday Night On Rosemont Drive Dies At Hospital

Justin Peoples, 27, was shot in his car while sitting at a stop sign on Rosemont Drive and died from his injuries. At approximately 11:40 p.m. Monday, Chattanooga Police responded to a person shot call in the 3200 block of Rosemont Drive. Upon arrival, police located a vehicle that rolled into a stone wall with the driver, Peoples, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. ... (click for more)

Opinion

Mark Kimsey Was The Real Deal And Larger Than Life

Rest In Peace to one of the most honorable, intelligent and entertaining human beings I have ever met in my entire life. Mark Kimsey, you were an eloquent and extremely talented writer and the epitome of what an American Law Enforcement Officer should be - courageous, scholarly, empathetic, proficient and selfless. Words can not begin to express how much you are respected ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Laughing With Jim Murray

When I was in high school, I would love it when the “Newspapers in Education” would roll around once a week. The Chattanooga Times was a real Godsend because it offered me something interesting to read during class and, man, I would pounce on the paper. I would immediately find the syndicated columnist, Jim Murray, and revel in his every word. He was - and this I believe to this ... (click for more)

Sports

Topgolf Opens Second Open-Air Concept In Chattanooga

Topgolf Entertainment Group, a global sports and entertainment company, announced its newest venue located in Chattanooga will open its doors to the public on Friday. The new venue is the second community-focused, completely open-air concept from Topgolf, featuring a technology-driven, single-level design. Topgolf Chattanooga features 36 climate-controlled hitting bays outfitted ... (click for more)

Chattanooga Red Wolves Win 1-0 In Chi Memorial Stadium Opener

The Chattanooga Red Wolves played their first home match in newly finished CHI Memorial Stadium Saturday night. The Covid-19 reduced sold out crowd was rewarded with a 1-0 win as the Red Wolves beat FC Tuscon on a Greg Hurst goal in the second half. Hurst scored in the 53th minute to give the Red Wolves a 1-0 lead. Red Wolves keeper Alex Mangels saved a FC Tuscon PK in the second ... (click for more)