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SWM Churches Moving To Online Services

With the governor limiting the size of gatherings in Michigan as part of COVID-19 response, many churches are improvising. Overflow Church Pastor Brian Bennett tells WSJM News they went into Sunday thinking services would be normal, but

Attorney General Warns About Coronavirus Scams

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has issued a consumer alert about scams seeking to take advantage of the coronavirus. Her office has issued the following statement: “Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel today issued a consumer alert reminding Michigan residents

Van Buren County Closing Courts

The Van Buren County Trial Court is closing all courts through April 5 in response to COVID-19. The court has released the following statement: “After collaboration with Van Buren County officials, Chief Judge Kathleen M. Brickley, acting

Berrien Bus Reducing Routes

Berrien County Public Transportation has announced it’s reducing some bus routes. The county has released the following statement: “Effective Wednesday, March 18th Berrien County Public Transportation (Berrien Bus) will be suspending all scheduled flex route services until

Blood Donations Critically Low

Over 2,700 Red Cross blood drives nationwide have been canceled because of the coronavirus. “We schedule a lot of blood drives at high schools and colleges and that represents about 20% of our donor base,” said Lansing-based