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More COVID testing events set as Morgan cases rise

Editor’s note: This story has been edited to add updated information about testing events in Morgan County this weekend. The Morgan County Health Department has scheduled more free COVID testing events as local case numbers have risen since last weekend. The county’s status on the state’s DHHR COVID alert map worsened from gold to orange on Thursday,…

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Public hearing on 10-year school facilities plan set for October 20

by Kate Evans The Morgan County School Board will hold a public hearing on their 10-year Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan (CEFP) on Tuesday, October 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the school board office before their regularly scheduled meeting that begins at 6:00 p.m. that evening. There is also a link provided to attend the public…

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Paw Paw EMS station set to be completed by new year

A newly-built Morgan County EMS station in Paw Paw is roughly 70% complete and should be occupied by the end of 2020 or the start of 2021. Kevin Duckwall, Director of Morgan County Rescue Service, Inc. said the agency was hoping to have ambulance crews in the new facility this month, but construction delays will…

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Paw Paw students go remote after COVID case

by KATE EVANS & KATE SHUNNEY Paw Paw High School was operating by full remote learning on Tuesday, October 13  with elementary students back in classrooms after the school system and Morgan-Berkeley County Health Department confirmed a case of COVID-19 in a Paw Paw student. All Paw Paw students spent Monday doing remote learning. Morgan…

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Paw Paw students in remote learning Monday after COVID case confirmed

Students at Paw Paw Schools are learning out of the classroom today, Monday, October 12 following a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a student. Morgan County School Superintendent Kristen Tuttle announced the shift to remote learning at Paw Paw on Sunday evening in a letter posted on the school system’s Facebook page. Press Release–positive case 10.11.20. In…

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