Here is your local news roundup for Sunday, December 6.
- Shoppers at Lenox Mall were startled by gunshots Saturday Evening. As it turns out, the shots were accidental and were the result of a man with a gun adjusting his pants and accidentally firing the gun. The man ran and has not been found.
- Police are searching for a man who has been missing since October.
- A homeless man in Savannah was shot and killed by police.
- Reminder: The pandemic isn’t over just because you’re over it. In fact, it is picking up steam rapidly.
Temperatures will get all the way up to about 50 degrees today. There is a slight chance of rain. Temperatures will be above freezing in the overnight hours.
5,167 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Georgia yesterday, 48 people died and 218 people were hospitalized. It is looking more and more like Georgia will be having A Very COVID Christmas.
Quote of the Day:
“Mankind was my business. The common welfare was my business; charity, mercy, forbearance, and benevolence, were all my business. The dealings of my trade were but a drop of water in the comprehensive ocean of my business!” -Jacob Marley in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
- President Trump was in Valdosta yesterday asking voters to vote for David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler while at the same time casting doubt on the election process as a whole. And in case you missed it the first 30 times the last couple of weeks, the president doesn’t have warm feelings toward Brian Kemp right now.
- Speaking of Brian Kemp, the governor told Trump in a phone call yesterday that state law prohibits him from interfering in an election.