7 Northwest Georgians are now among 125 dead so far in the state. White House: 100,000 to 240,000 U.S. deaths likely. Surge in local 'positive' tests (121); 50 now in Floyd County.
Education: Georgia Northwestern delays spring graduation to Aug. 11. Shorter to continue distance learning through this semester; May 8 graduation canceled.
Bartow COVID19 updates: How to report declaration violators; linked to Techtank screening app; Cartersville Medical updates.
Today: State updates today at noon, 7 p.m. Kemp to address the state at 5 tonight. We’ll have it live on our web and social media pages.
Today's other news:
Body found in Coosa creek identified as 36-year-old Kingston man; no cause of death yet.
Cedartown Police: Woman dead, man being treated following Tuesday morning shooting on Jule Peek Avenue.
RANT OF THE DAY: It has been a month since that special Sunday service at The Church at Liberty Square in Cartersville. No one saw what was coming next.
Georgia’s death toll hits 102, up 15 since noon Monday. Statewide positive tests were at 3,032 Monday, locally,188 test positive.
11 residents at Rome Health and Rehabilitation Center test positive for coronavirus, up from two last week; two remain hospitalized.
Business: Toyo Tire suspends production at White plant through April 18 because of virus impact. Also: 5 closed Shaw plants in Bartow resume operations today.
Georgia Northwestern donates 5 ventilators, 600 N95 masks and 20,800 gloves to GEMA to fight coronavirus. Blood Assurance moving to appointments only April 3.
Today's other news:
Body of white male, believed to be around 35, found in creek in Coosa area; autopsy pending but coroner says no initial signs of foul play.
Ware Mechanical Weather Center: Severe weather possible this afternoon but most of it should stay to our south. High of 58 -- vs. Saturday's record of 88.
RANT OF THE DAY: Why some are succeeding in moving to Plan B.
We’re resourceful. As bleak as things look for some (Monday was a horrible day for some in the business world), others are finding a way to make it work or perhaps a new path.
We walk you through a few examples, from restaurants to local churches.