Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Daily Status Report Adds Two COVID-19 Deaths In Northeast Health District, Running String Of Daily Reports Of Deaths From Disease To 13

***Rolling Average Of Added Cases Increased***

The Northeast Health District added two COVID-19 deaths with the release of the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Wednesday, the 13th day in a row the District has added deaths from the novel coronavirus.

Both of the deaths were in Barrow County–of a 64-year female and of a female aged 90 plus, both with chronic conditions.

Oconee County School Board Sends Letter To County Commission Opposing Further Changes To Malcom Bridge School Entrances

***Board Of Education Candidates Agree To Virtual Candidate Forum***

The Oconee County Board of Education has sent a strongly worded letter to the County Commission complaining about the changes made to the staff and bus entrance to its Malcom Bridge Road school complex and rejecting all proposed changes for the parent entrance to Malcom Bridge Middle School.

The three-page letter, dated Aug. 21 but released to the public on Tuesday by Oconee County School Superintendent Jason Branch, is signed by all five members of the Board.