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Tennessee is experiencing rapid growth of coronavirus outbreak

New cases of coronavirus are surging in Tennessee. It had once been hoped that the arrival of hot summer weather would stymie the spread of...

Tennessee’s Covid-19 hospitalizations are rising

Like many other states, Tennessee is experiencing an increase in coronavirus-related hospitalizations, as state officials work to combat emerging hotspots of the virus in...

Jobless data shows more than 700 unemployment claims in Scott County

New data released by the TN Dept. of Labor & Workforce Development on Thursday morning showed 58 initial unemployment claims and 646 continued unemployment...

Tennessee reports single day record for coronavirus cases

Count Tennessee among the states — like Arizona, Texas and Florida — that are seeing record increases of the coronavirus. The TN Dept. of Health...

Cathy Goodman Taylor, 56

Cathy Darlene Goodman Green Taylor, 56, of Rocky Top passed away February 8, 2020, at Summit View of Rocky Top in Rocky Top. She was...

Brenda E. Sexton, 86

Brenda Evelyn Sexton, 86, of Oneida, passed away February 7, 2020, at Tennova North Medical Center in Knoxville. Born in Bebington, Wirral, Cheshire, England,...

Mary J. Duncan, 79

Mary Jo Duncan, 79, of Hermitage, passed away February 5, 2020. Born in Huntsville, she was preceded in death by her son, Willie Joe Duncan;...

Tootsie Burchfield, 84

Tootsie Mae Burchfield, 84, of Smithville, Tennessee, passed away February 3, 2020, at NHC Nursing Home in Smithville. Born in Oneida, March 25, 1935, she...

Barry T. Boshears, 51

Barry Tray Boshears, 51, passed away January 28, 2020, at LaFollette Medical Center in LaFollette. Born in Scott County, September 25, 1968, TN, he was...

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Unemployment claims increase slightly in Scott County

The residual impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the economy may be beginning to rear its ugly head. After unemployment skyrocketed in March and...

Green to yellow: East Tennessee hospital capacity reaches ‘cautionary’ level for first time due to Covid-19

For the first time since the coronavirus pandemic reached East Tennessee, the region's health care capacity is reaching a point where it might soon...

Scott County has three cases of coronavirus added; statewide cases surge

The TN Dept. of Health is also reporting increased deaths and hospitalizations over the past 24 hours

TSSAA delays vote on contingency plan for fall sports; urges mask-wearing to help make sure games happen

The TSSAA Board of Control held a special called meeting on to discuss plans for the upcoming football and girls’ soccer seasons due to...
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