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NEARLY 4,500 NEW CASES OF CORONAVIRUS REPORTED ACROSS GEORGIA ON THURSDAY

A total of 4,419 new cases of coronavirus were reported on Thursday across Georgia by the state’s Department of Public Health, which additionally noted 53 more virus-related fatalities. Three of those fatalities was reported here in Floyd County. According to the latest report by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 433,353…read more »

FLOYD CHANGES VISITING HOURS AS COVID-19 CASES RISE

Floyd Medical Center is making changes to visitation policies effective today at 5 pm, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the community, according to an FMC media release. The visitation hours over at Floyd, Polk, and Cherokee Medical Centers will be limited to 9 am until noon and 5 pm until 8 pm. Exceptions…read more »

OVER 4,000 NEW CASES OF COVID-19 REPORTED ON WEDNESDAY IN GEORGIA

A total of 4,094 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Wednesday across Georgia by the state’s Department of Public Health, which additionally noted 35 more virus-related deaths statewide. According to the latest report by the DPH issued just before 3 pm, there have been 428,980 confirmed cases of COVID-19 statewide. The state’s death toll…read more »

DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN JANUARY 5TH RUNOFF IS DECEMBER 7TH; LOCAL RECOUNT OF VOTES IN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IS NOW COMPLETE

The deadline to register to vote in the January 5th runoff election is coming up on Monday, December 7th. The runoff, which has garnered national headlines, will determine who will fill Georgia’s seats in the US Senate; hotly contested races are among the Republican incumbents Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue and their Democratic challengers Raphael…read more »

Local Sports

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – PLAYOFF EDITION!

It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams hit the field for week two of the GHSA playoffs! WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM are your radio homes for Darlington football. The Tigers will hit the road tonight take on Prince Avenue Christian in round two of the Class A Private…read more »

FALCONS CRUSH RAIDERS AT ‘THE BENZ’

The Atlanta Falcons defeated the Las Vegas Raiders 43-6 at Mercedez-Benz Stadium on Sunday afternoon. It marked the biggest win in six years for the Falcons, who improved to 4-7 on the 2020 season. They will remain at home to face the New Orleans Saints in an NFC South bout next Sunday afternoon; kick off…read more »

IT’S TIME FOR FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS – PLAYOFF EDITION!

It’s time for Friday night lights as area high school football teams hit the field for the first round of the GHSA state playoffs! WLAQ 1410 AM and 96.9 FM are your radio homes for Darlington football. The Tigers will hit the road to take on Mt. Pisgah Christian in the first round of the…read more »

FALCONS FALL TO SAINTS IN NEW ORLEANS

The Atlanta Falcons fell to the New Orleans Saints 24-9 on Sunday afternoon down in New Orleans in a match among rivals of the NFC South. The Saints now lead the division with an 8-2 record, and the Falcons are bringing up the rear at 3-7. The Falcons will be back at Mercedes Benz Stadium…read more »

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