On Thursday afternoon the Tennessee Department Health was reported seven confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in Hawkins County, as well as 71 negative tests.
During Wednesday’s regular meeting, the board approved an emergency ordinance for continuity of government, which will be in effect for the next 60 days.
The sudden and premature end to the college basketball season left East Tennessee State’s players wondering what could have been. It’s a question that will never be answered, but one they might ask themselves every day.
Jamie Swift, infection prevention director at Ballad Health, said the system saw an increase of 18 cases in just the past 24 hours — its biggest jump in a 24-hour period to date.
With extension of a Virginia Supreme Court state of emergency for all state courts, prosecutors and judges are continuing to adapt trials, warrants and other facets of the justice system.
“The entire Eastman team extends our deepest condolences to our colleague’s family and friends during this challenging and distressing time,” Eastman spokeswoman Betty Payne said in an email. “We are profoundly saddened by this unexpected loss. Members of our team have offered assistance to the family, and we will not be sharing any further information as we respect the family’s privacy.”
Whether it’s real life or the virtual world, a race at Bristol Motor Speedway is one of the biggest highlights of the season for NASCAR on FOX lead announcer Mike Joy.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee will sign Executive Order 23 requiring that Tennesseans stay home unless they are carrying out essential activities as data shows an increase in citizen movement across the state.
Noland said there “will be no tuition increase for the upcoming academic year” due to the uncertainty caused by the pandemic.
It’s the second longest race sponsorship in NASCAR with the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway starting in 1992. The Bristol spring race was originally known as the Southeastern 500 and was later sponsored by Valleydale Meats.
The school system Wednesday launched its at-home learning website, and printed packets for grades K-5 also will be distributed at schools starting Thursday for those who have no internet service or prefer printed materials. Devices also are being distributed at school sites this week.
Individuals booked into the Sullivan County Jail from March 30 through April 1. All persons shown are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.
After rubbing elbows with some famous folks, Frank Hare settled down into a life that involved less of a spotlight. He began his student teaching at Blountville Junior High in the spring of 1968. When the 1971-72 school year rolled around, Hare received an opportunity that would change his life’s path.
Right now, many of us are feeling fearful and anxious because of the effects of COVID-19. But, out of this bleak reality, we can also find unexpected opportunities.
East Tennessee State University has announced it has two cases of the novel coronavirus among the campus community — one student and one employee.