Coffee County, ALDothan Eagle

Coffee County among 6 counties to receive COVID-19 recovery funds

MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has awarded a total of $2.6 million to six Alabama counties to help them overcome the COVID-19 pandemic, and Coffee County was given $500,000 for the construction of an emergency operations center. The awards to Etowah, Lee, Clarke, Coffee, Houston and Pike counties are part...
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Barbour County, ALDothan Eagle

Ivey awards COVID-19 recovery funds to Barbour County

Gov. Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $1.2 million to further assist five counties, including Barbour County, in continuing their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards to Barbour, Geneva, Bullock, Butler and Conecuh counties are part of more than $40 million allocated to Alabama under a special Community Development Block Grant program funded from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
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Alabama students on COVID school year: Creative coping helped

The Alabama Education Lab asked students around the state to describe how the 2020-21 pandemic school year affected them. First-person essays and student projects will be posted throughout the week here. Brianna N. Davis is a senior at Zion Chapel High School in Jack. Throughout the past school year, the...
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COVID cases force Alabama schools online as overall numbers dwindle

Though COVID cases are down statewide, a few hotspots remain -- and caused schools in Henry County to jump back to virtual learning and reschedule a high school graduation. Henry County is one of only a few counties with a “very high risk” designation on the state’s latest risk dashboard. Abbeville High School’s graduation was rescheduled and students there were virtual all week due to the coronavirus.
Barbour County, ALwtvy.com

More COVID-19 recovery money coming to Geneva, Barbour Counties

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Press Release) – Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $1.2 million to further assist five counties in continuing their recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The awards to Barbour, Bullock, Butler, Conecuh and Geneva counties are part of more than $40 million allocated to Alabama under a special Community Development Block Grant program funded from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
Coffee County, ALDothan Eagle

Coffee County Schools end the year with 217 COVID cases

Coffee County Schools released the final COVID-19 update of the school year Wednesday afternoon and stated that just one new case had been reported in the last week, leaving the total number of cases since August at 217. Superintendent Kevin Killingsworth provided the update to local media in a letter...
Barbour County, ALWTVM

Barbour County Sherriff’s Office offering COVID vaccinations

BARBOUR COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - The Barbour County Sheriff’s Office is offering COVID vaccinations to anyone interested in receiving it. Those who are interested can visit the sheriff’s office between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. The two-dose Moderna vaccine and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine are offered. The office...
Abbeville, ALwtvy.com

Abbeville postpones graduation due to COVID-19

DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The Abbeville High School graduation has been postponed due to the COVID-19 situation in the school. AHS Graduation has been rescheduled to June 4, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. in the Moses Knight Jr Gymnasium. Abbeville High School students will go to virtual school Monday, May 24-...
Troy, ALTroy Messenger

Hospitals, nursing homes under federal COVID mandate

Even through federal and state mask orders are no longer in place, the nation’s hospitals and nursing homes remain under federal mask requirements — even for people who are fully vaccinated. Troy Regional Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Rick Smith said the COVID-19 outbreak is easing up and the hospital...