Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Oconee County Added No New Cases Of COVID-19 With Noon Daily Status Report For Wednesday

***Northeast Region Added 24 New Cases***

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Northeast Health District, which includes Oconee and Clarke counties, increased by 24 in the Wednesday noon Daily Status Report of the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The Wednesday increase is the same number as was shown from Monday to the noon Daily Status Report on Tuesday.

Dispute Between Oconee County Board Of Education And Board Of Commissioners Heats Up

***Monday Meeting Devoted To Conflicts***

The ongoing dispute between the Board of Education and the Board of Commissioners took a dramatic turn on Monday with the remotely connected, but live streamed, meeting of the Board of Education.

After allowing Board of Commissioners Chair John Daniell to speak for six minutes as a registered outside speaker, the School Board, led by Board Member Tim Burgess, spent 29 minutes responding critically.