Tuesday, June 09, 2020

Voters Pick Incumbents in Oconee County Republican Primary For County Commission Posts, Current Captain To Be Sheriff

***Hunsinger Elected As Probate Court Judge***

Voters in the Oconee County Republican Primary on Tuesday selected three incumbents in Board of Commissioners races, a newcomer to the county in the Board of Education race, and a current Captain in the Sheriff’s Office to be the new Sheriff.

Voters in the nonpartisan election for Probate Court Judge chose Mike Hunsinger to succeed retiring Judge David Anglin.

Twenty-Five New COVID-19 Cases In Northeast Health District Push Up The Seven-Day Rolling Average Of Added Cases

***Department Of Public Health Adds Five COVID-19 Deaths***

The Department of Public Health on Tuesday added five deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the 10-county Northeast Health District and 25 new confirmed cases of the disease.

The large number of new cases increased the seven-day rolling average of added cases per day in the Northeast Health District to 27.3, up from 26.3 on Monday.