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New COVID-19 cases slow in Putnam

Following two weeks of spiking reports of new, confirmed COVID-19 cases in Putnam County, the state Department of Public Health is reporting a slowdown of new cases this week with an increase of 23 new cases from 199 county wide to 222 as of Monday, July 13.

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First responders appreciated

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No mask, no service at City Hall

Concerned about the increasing cases of COVID-19 in Putnam County, the Eatonton City Council voted to require face masks and social distancing inside Eatonton City Hall.

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PCCSS looks to parent survey for insight

With the new school year slated to begin Aug. 31 in a swirling cloud of uncertainties, the Putnam County Charter School System (PCCSS) reached out to parents with a survey to get some insight on what the families want as answers to many of the pressing questions surrounding COVID-19 and school remain a work in progress.

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Florida man dies in crash

A Florida man was killed Sunday in Putnam County when he succumbed to injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash.

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Pirates Parade on Lake Sinclair back for 2020 on July 18

The 2020 Lake Sinclair Pirates Parade will be held Saturday, July 18, as pirates, wenches, sea hags, pirate dogs and pirate kids set sail on another adventure despite the presence of COVID-19.

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In last week’s Sign of the Times, we inadvertently identified the people in the photo. The couple on the boat was actually Richard and Guill Bailey. We apologize for the mistake.

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