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COVID Cases Update 04/06

As of 6:30 Monday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 7,558 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases statewide, 182 of those in Bartow County. Bartow remains at seventh in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, and Clayton counties. Out of the state’s total, under 18.5 percent have been hospitalized and almost 3.9 percent [...]

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COVID Cases Update 04/03

As of 6:30 Friday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 5,967COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, 159 of those in Bartow County. Bartow remains at seventh in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, and Clayton counties. Out of the state’s total, under 20.5 percent have been hospitalized and over 3.3 percent have died. [...]

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Statement From Bartow & Other Medical Leaders

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Statement From Local Health Director

04/03/20: COVID-19 statement from Dr. Gary Voccio, health director, Georgia Department of Public Health Northwest Health District Just about everyone in our public health office is feeling that knot in our stomachs, so we know a lot of other people must be feeling it, too. And rightly so! This is a frightening time. We’re going [...]

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COVID Cases Update 04/02

As of 6:30 Thursday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 5,444 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, 153 of those in Bartow County. Bartow has now dropped to seventh in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, Gwinnett, and Clayton counties. Out of the state's total, under 21 percent have been hospitalized and over three [...]

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Governor Reveals More Information & Signs Shelter In Place Order

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a shelter in place order today that will take effect Friday at 6 p.m. & will continue through April 13th. Here is the order: 04.02.20.01Download

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Georgia Highlands College Resumes Spring Semester Remotely

GHC resumes spring semester with remote delivery this week, summer courses also to be converted to remote delivery Georgia Highlands College students resumed courses remotely this week after a two-week suspension of classes that started on March 16. All GHC students continued courses remotely on Monday, March 30, and will continue this way for the [...]

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COVID Cases Update

As of 6:30 Wednesday night, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reported 4,748 COVID-19 Confirmed Cases, 147 of those in Bartow County. Bartow still remains sixth in total cases behind Fulton, Dougherty, DeKalb, Cobb, and Gwinnett counties. Out of that total, over 21 percent have been hospitalized and over three percent have died. Bartow [...]

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Shaw Industries is Temporarily Shutting Down Many of its Operations

Media Statement from Shaw Industries Tim Baucom, President, Shaw Industries April 1, 2020 As we all experience unprecedented circumstances that are impacting every aspect of our daily lives, Shaw is committed to supporting our associates and their families, our customers and our communities through this difficult time. COVID-19 continues to impact Shaw, our economy, our [...]

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Local Man’s Body Found in Floyd County

A body found from a creek in Floyd County on Sunday night was identified as a local man. Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor confirmed that the body pulled in from a creek in Coosa was that of 36-year-old Kenneth Sprayberry, who had not been seen in a week. A property owner was walking the area [...]

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