Friday, September 25, 2020

Virtual Candidate Forum Scheduled Oct. 12 For Oconee County Commission Candidates

***Post 3 And Chair Race On Ballot***

All five candidates competing for positions on the Oconee County Board of Commissioners on the Nov. 3 ballot have agreed to participate in a virtual candidates forum over Zoom from 8 to 9:30 p.m. on Oct. 12.

The candidates will introduce themselves and then respond to questions submitted in advance and during the session itself.

COVID-19 Deaths And Cases Drop In Northeast Health District; Active Cases And Quarantines Drop At Oconee County Schools

***New COVID-19 Deaths Recorded In Clarke And Elbert Counties***

Clarke County recorded its 43rd death due to COVID-19 in the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report on Friday, ending an otherwise positive week of declining cases of the disease and deaths attributed to it in the Northeast Health District.

The Clarke County death was of a 53-year-old male without a known chronic condition.

With the single death in the 10-county Northeast Health District, the seven-day rolling average of added deaths dropped to 1.0 on Friday from 1.9 on Thursday in the Department of Public Health Daily Status Report.