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2020-05-06 E-Edition

DISEASE DETECTIVES: What you need to know about case investigation and contact tracing

Contact tracing may be a new buzz word to the mainstream, much like the term social distancing is, however, to the practice of public health, there is no epidemiology without contact tracing. When asked why contact tracing was a new media buzzword, Joy Miller, Director, Office of Epidemiology, East Central Health District 6, explained, “It sounds like something new and […]

Celebrating a century

Henry Erwin, a WWII Veteran and retired Methodist minister, celebrated his 100th birthday on May 2. Though visitors are not currently permitted due to the coronavirus pandemic, the staff at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, where Erwin is a resident, threw him a party fitting for a man who reached the century milestone. Erwin’s family was able to join […]

Drag racing arrest made

A Wrightsville man was arrested on Sunday evening for drag racing in Burke County. According to a report from the Burke County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were dispatched to Magruder Road in reference to a large crowd and the possibility of street racing. Upon arrival, deputies saw a 1980 Malibu traveling south on Magruder with no headlights, and when they turned […]

Fund raising behind for local fireworks show

The annual local Independence Day fireworks show known as Mad Anthony’s Big Boom is in jeopardy of cancellation. Downtown Development Director Don Lively reports that due to the coronavirus pandemic, fundraising for the event has not even begun. Every penny that is spent on the show is raised by Lively and the Downtown Development Authority through private donations. “I’m weeks […]