From September 28th through October 11th, there have been 49 new COVID cases for McIntosh County. Overall for the county, the total number of cases is 119, with 3 deaths. The numbers seem to be going up, but according to the CDC, the data obtained through testing are compiled "from a number of sources, and not all tests are reported to the CDC." Also, "The number of positive tests in a state is not equal to the number of cases, as one person may be tested more than once." This means there may be a rise in cases, but it's hard to determine concrete numbers.
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A fire scare on Dec. 13 that could have consumed most of the City of Ashley's heavy machinery prompted action by the Ashley City Council on Jan. 7. They voted to contract with Dickey Rural Network to install a 24/7 monitoring system. A fire started in the city garbage truck while it was parked in a city building. It was discovered in time for the Ashley Fire Department to extinguish the blaze before it destroyed the truck and two payloaders parked nearby.
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After battling with lupus for 10 years, Casey James, Castaic, California, decided it was time to help herself get better.
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Helfee Bros Custom Chopping were the weekly winners of the KSJB 600 "Feed the Farmers" drawing on Thursday.
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What do you do when you’re bored and don’t like television?
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Officials with the state Health Department are continuing to warn of blue-green algae concentrations in McIntosh County.
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Scott Schlepp, of Ashley, is planning to make a horse and wagon ride he has been dreaming of doing for many years, a reality.
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Ashley’s Main Street was quiet one recent Sunday at sunset.
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The flags that decorate Ashley’s Main Street of Ashley, donated by the Heupel family, were casualties of a July 3 storm.
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