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Behind The News podcast – June 19, 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BEHIND THE NEWS PODCAST:  In this week’s episode, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman break down the latest COVID-19 news locally, including substantial outbreaks in Lanier and Echols counties (2:00);  Dispelling the rumor that Atkinson County Schools are changing Rebel nickname (6:15); Primary election results and analysis (8:07); Lanier County Schools receive literary grant (13:15); Drowning…

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Behind The News podcast – June 5, 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BEHIND THE NEWS PODCAST:  Behind The News is back after a short hiatus. In this episode, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman break down the latest COVID-19 news locally, including an outbreak in Echols County (2:55);  Graduation dates and news for Clinch, Echols, Lanier and Atkinson counties (7:26); Everything you need to know about the June…

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Behind The News podcast – April 17, 2020

HEAR A BREAKDOWN OF ALL THE LATEST LOCAL CORONAVIRUS INFO:  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 latest COVID-19 information from Clinch, Lanier, Echols and Atkinson counties (2:43);Social distancing grades for area counties (8:30); SE Health District issues warning about funeral…

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What does ‘Shelter-in-Place’ mean?

By Dave Williams, Bureau Chief, Capitol Beat News Service   Gov. Brian Kemp has issued a statewide shelter-in-place order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Here are some frequently asked questions surrounding the order and answers supplied by the governor’s office:  How long does the executive order last? The shelter-in-place order took effect at 6 p.m.…

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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…

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Behind The News podcast (Who Qualified for Elective Office?) – March 6, 2020

ALL ABOUT THE 2020 ELECTIONS!  Qualifying ended today (Friday) for local and state elective offices. In this week’s podcast, Len Robbins and Blake Pittman review and discuss all those qualifying for elective office in Clinch, Lanier, Atkinson and Echols counties (2:33). They also discuss: Clinch 8u basketball team going to state tournament (21:33); Pearson to host…

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Update from Governor: Coronavirus testing ramps up in Georgia

By Beau Evans Staff Writer Capitol Beat News Service   State health officials stepped up testing for coronavirus in Georgia Thursday following confirmation earlier this week of the state’s first two cases. Gov. Brian Kemp said late Thursday afternoon that no new COVID-19 cases have been confirmed so far after two people tested positive for…

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Behind The News podcast – February 7, 2020

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Blake Pittman and Len Robbins discuss the following topics: Another child molestation case in Clinch County (2:08); Pearson’s Tyreek Hill is a Super Bowl champ (5:08); Region basketball tournament being held this week (8:28); Officer’s firing upheld at Homerville City Council meeting (12:35); Advertising help for the Echols County…

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Behind The News podcast – January 17, 2020

In this week’s Behind The News podcast, Blake Pittman and Len Robbins discuss the following topics: Clinch County Sports Hall of Fame to induct first class (2:44); Homerville Mayor announces he’ll run for Sheriff (5:15); Substitute teacher arrested in Clinch County (5:00); City Council hears proposal about cameras in school zones (7:06); Local high school basketball…

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Ben & Blake’s Excellent Adventure podcast – January 16, 2020

It’s the first podcast of 2020. In this episode, Ben & Blake discuss: The new Star Wars movie review (19:15); new Kenobi series update (29:53); New Lucasfilms movie (35:30); Netflix Dracula series (36:15); Ben & Blake’s recommendations (40:55); Top 5 Video Games (47:41); and a look at what’s happening in regional entertainment (1:26:40). This podcast is…

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