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TN. Dept. of Health: COVID-19 Numbers for Friday, March 27

TN. Dept. of Health: COVID-19 Numbers for Friday, March 27

Laboratory Type Positive Test Negative Tests Total State PH Lab 116 1,224 1,340 Non-State PH Lab 1,087 13,664 14,751 Total 1,203 14,888 16,091 * Please note, these data are meant to provide a rough estimate of testing volume. Due to different source data, numbers may differ slightly from day to day. ** Laboratory reports of positive cases…MORE

Coronavirus Updates from TN Department of Health

Coronavirus Updates from TN Department of Health

3/22/20 The Tennessee Department of Health reports 505 cases of COVID-19 in the state.  Officials said a second person died in Tennessee due to the virus. On Saturday, a patient at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who had underlying health complications died from the virus. Officials say the other COVID-19 death also had underlying health complications. As of…MORE

Knox Co. Schools to Provide Lunch Amid School Closures

Knox Co. Schools to Provide Lunch Amid School Closures

Knox County Schools will be out until at least April 3 due to coronavirus concerns. The school system released information on Tuesday, March 17, in regard to how they would help continue to feed children during the course of the closures.MORE

Knoxville’s Mayor Declares State of Emergency

Knoxville’s Mayor Declares State of Emergency

Mayor Indya Kincannon has declared a State of Emergency for the City of Knoxville. The Mayor says she is enacting a provision in the City’s charter to give the City the flexibility to take further legal and budgetary action in the midst of the COVID-19 Pandemic.MORE

Still No Charges in Knoxville Triple Homicide

Still No Charges in Knoxville Triple Homicide

Still no formal charges after police revealed a mother and daughter were two of three women shot and killed Sunday in Knoxville. 29-year-old Juliana White’s body was found in the middle of Division Street. White’s mother, 59-year-old Mildred Blackwell, and her mother’s roommate, 57-year-old Barbara Rogers, dead inside a home on Trousdale Road. 24-year-old Desmon…MORE

President Trump Tours TN Tornado Damage

President Trump Tours TN Tornado Damage

President Donald Trump toured tornado damage in Nashville and Putnam County Friday.  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, Tennessee First Lady Maria Lee, Putnam County Mayor Randy Porter, and Cookeville Mayor Ricky Shelton, accompanied the President in Cookeville.  “We are working with leaders in Tennessee, including their great governor, Bill Lee, to make sure everything is done properly,” said…MORE

TWRA Says Missing Boaters Believed to be Dead

TWRA Says Missing Boaters Believed to be Dead

The TWRA says three boaters who have been missing for several days after a weekend fishing tournament are no longer believed to be alive. Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency spokeswoman Amy Snider-Spencer said in a Facebook message Wednesday that the search for two 15-year-old boys and a 43-year-old man has moved from a rescue operation to…MORE

Fatal Crash Shutsdown Tazewell Pike

Fatal Crash Shutsdown Tazewell Pike

Tazewell Pike is shutdown after a fatal accident. Rural Metro Fire is on the scene north of Carter Road. Investigators say a pedestrian was involved. The crash happened around 5:30 Tuesday morning. You’ll need an alternate route as the roadway is completely shutdown at Atkins Road. You can use Maynardville Pike and Washington Pike to…MORE

TBI: Remain Vigiliant in Search for 15-Month-Old Evelyn Mae Boswell

TBI: Remain Vigiliant in Search for 15-Month-Old Evelyn Mae Boswell

The TBI is asking you to remain vigilant in the search for a missing toddler. 15-month-old Evelyn Mae Boswell has been missing from Sullivan County since just after Christmas, but wasn’t reported missing until last week. Her grandfather, Tommy Boswell Sr., hadn’t seen Evelyn since Thanksgiving and called DCS sparking the investigation. A gray BMW…MORE

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Thomas Rhett Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Center Point Road Tour”

Thomas Rhett Announces Rescheduled Dates on “Center Point Road Tour”

Thomas Rhett revealed the rescheduled dates for his Center Point Road Tour, which will now kick off in July. Originally scheduled dates in May and June were postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. TR’s tour will start on July 9 in Charlotte, N.C., with special guests Cole Swindell and Hardy. Tickets purchased for the original…

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