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State of Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers for April 1, 2020

State of Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers for April 1, 2020

Laboratory Type Positive Test Negative Tests Total State PH Lab 269 1,687 1,956 Non-State PH Lab 2,414 28,082 30,496 Total 2,683 29,769 32,452 * 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

3/31/20 Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers

3/31/20 Tennessee COVID-19 Numbers

  Laboratory Type Positive Test Negative Tests Total State PH Lab 242 1,590 1,832 Non-State PH Lab 1,997 23,531 25,528 Total 2,239 25,121 27,360 * 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…MORE

Mental Toll of COVID-19 Becoming a Concern

Mental Toll of COVID-19 Becoming a Concern

Knox County Health Department Director, Dr. Martha Buchanan, choked back tears as she pleaded with the public, Friday. “If there’s anyone out there who is struggling, I encourage you to reach out. Reach out to your pastor, your friend.” Dr. Buchanan’s plea came after the Knox County Mayor reported eight suspected suicide cases, within the…MORE

KPD Investigating Home Federal Bank Robbery

KPD Investigating Home Federal Bank Robbery

Knoxville Police are asking for help identifying a suspect in a bank robbery. It happened at the Home Federal Bank on Downtown West Boulevard around 9:00 Thursday morning. Investigators say the suspect approached the teller and gave her a note demanding money. The man fled with an undisclosed amount of cash. He’s described as 6…MORE

Two In Serious Condition After Hit & Run Sunday

Two In Serious Condition After Hit & Run Sunday

Four people injured, two are still in the hospital after a hit and run early Sunday. KPD was called to the corner of Willow and Central Street around 3:00 a.m. Investigators say the suspect driving a black Infinity or Mazda hit several cars and four people. Two were rushed to the hospital with serious injuries.…MORE

Pedestrian Hit and Killed on Chapman Highway

Pedestrian Hit and Killed on Chapman Highway

KPD is investigating after a pedestrian was hit and killed on Chapman Highway. It happened Monday night at 10:47 p.m. The pedestrian was walking near the intersection with Moody Avenue outside the crosswalk when he was hit by a motorist. The pedestrian was rushed to the hospital where he died from his injuries. They’re working…MORE

Knoxville Autoshop a Complete Loss in Fire

Knoxville Autoshop a Complete Loss in Fire

A Knoxville auto shop is a complete loss after a fire early Sunday. KFD was called to the Cars, Trucks and More on Clinton Highway just after midnight Sunday morning. A passing motorist spotted the flames and called police. The building was engulfed in flames by the time firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported, but…MORE

TDOT Investigating Land Slide on Northshore Dr

TDOT Investigating Land Slide on Northshore Dr

Northshore Drive is down to one lane after the ground underneath the road gave way Wednesday. The slide happened near Concord Road along Fort Loudon Lake. Officials with TDOT have installed signals to handle traffic as there is only one lane for both directions. Engineers are investigating how to fix the road, but there is…MORE

Blogs

Luke Bryan Scores 24th No. 1 Single With “What She Wants Tonight”

Luke Bryan Scores 24th No. 1 Single With “What She Wants Tonight”

Luke Bryan scored the 24th No. 1 single of his career as “What She Wants Tonight” ascended to the top of both the Billboard Country Airplay chart and the Mediabase chart this week. Co-penned by Luke, Ross Copperman, Hillary Lindsey and Jon Nite—and produced by Jeff and Jody Stevens—“What She Wants Tonight” is the second…

Nashville Singer/Songwriter Kalie Shorr Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Nashville Singer/Songwriter Kalie Shorr Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis

Nashville singer/songwriter Kalie Shorr revealed via Twitter on March 30 that she has been diagnosed with COVID-19. “Despite being quarantined (except for a handful of trips for groceries) for three weeks, I managed to contract COVID 19,” said Kalie in her initial tweet. “I’m feeling significantly better, but it’s proof how dangerous and contagious this…

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers may be gone, but the country music icon is definitely not forgotten. One week after Kenny’s death on March 20, his 2018 album, The Best of Kenny Rogers: Through the Years, reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The 20-song offering moved 31,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music,…

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