Behind The News podcast – April 3, 2020

BREAKING DOWN THE LATEST CORONAVIRUS NEWS:  In this week’s podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman break down all you need to know about COVID-19 in South Georgia, including:  The Governor’s Shelter-in-Place order (3:02); Pearson emergency order (5:00); schools closing for year and other school news (11:39); Census 2020 (17:56); Election challenges in Lanier County, and if the primary election will be postponed (19:55);  Lanier County native has popular show on Netflix (26:20); Newspapers offering special deal – $20 a year – for online subscription during crisis (27:27); and more. Thanks to our sponsor – Lutz, Brown, Peagler & Manley Insurance in Homerville!

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  1. Tom Kuettner on April 3, 2020 at 5:34 pm

    a couple of things. I never heard any mention of the Pearson EO, but I didn’t listen past when you started talking about school closure, However Kemps EO suspends all local orders, so for the next 10 days (if he doesn’t renew it) are all null anyway. Also the EO today only Deputized Sheriffs and their deputies to enforce the order not all LE so only State Police and Sheriffs can enforce it.at this time. The order also allows exercise as an essential activity as long as the 6′ minimum is met in the hand out on the EO it is also noted that you can visit state parks, play golf and other sports.

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