Area Breaking News

161 COVID-19 cases in McIntosh as of Aug. 4

As of 3 p.m., August 4th, there have been 10,431 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of the Coastal Health District and 122 deaths.   Cases by county: Bryan: 579 cases, 8 deaths Camden: 696 cases, 4 deaths Chatham: 5,210 cases, 66 deaths Effingham: 657 cases, 1 death Glynn: 2,359 cases, 38 deaths Liberty: 643 cases, 2…

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City names Interim Police Chief

City names Martin Williams as Interim Police Chief  Press Release from the City of Darien The City of Darien has named Martin Williams as Interim Police Chief. Chief Williams joined the Darien Police Department in 2020 as its Community Oriented Policing officer.  He brings a bevy of education, talent and experience to this position.  Chief Williams…

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Police Chief transferred

Police Chief transferred The City of Darien announced Tuesday morning, July 28, that Donnie Howard, currently Chief of Police, is being transferred to the position of Consolidated Director of Public Works, effective Aug. 3. City Manager Richy Braun stated, “In this position, he will head up the City’s Water, Streets and Wastewater divisions, in conjunction…

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Church Hill Road opens

  UPDATE: Church Hill Road Bridge over I-95 is now open to traffic in McIntosh County. On Saturday, July 25, the contractor completed major work and open the roadway this afternoon. Motorists can expect lane closures next week so the contractor can complete minor task on the project.

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Online Self-Scheduling Now Available for COVID-19 Testing at the McIntosh County Health Department

  Online Self-Scheduling Now Available for COVID-19 Testing at the McIntosh County Health Department MCINTOSH COUNTY, GA – You can now schedule an appointment online for COVID-19 testing at the McIntosh County Health Department. Simply go online to access a self-service portal, take a brief screening questionnaire, and book your appointment for testing. The self-service…

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July 30 COVID-19 Update in McIntosh County

COVID -19 Update on July 30 Coastal Health District reported the death of a 68-year-old African American  McIntosh County resident on Friday, July 24. It is unknown if there were any underlying conditions. As of 3 p.m., July 30th, there have been 9,453 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in residents of the Coastal Health District and 108 deaths.…

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