Day: April 1, 2020

2 More Cases of Covid-19 Confirmed in Coffee County

Coffee County Emergency Management announced late Wednesday afternoon that they had received a notification from the State of Tennessee Health Department that Coffee County now has two more confirmed cases of Covid-19. This brings the total to three. Due to HIPPA regulations it is only the responsibility of health department to notify the public that …

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Pandemic Takes Down Area Manufacturer

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken down a major employer in Shelbyville. More than 300 people lost their jobs on Tuesday at the National Pen Corporation plant. Employees were notified they were permanently laid off immediately. An employee we spoke with told On Target News the company letter; the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted the company’s ability …

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Because of Covid-19 Unity Medical Center Issues Request to Mayors in Manchester, Tullahoma and Coffee Co.

In a letter to staff and area mayors, Unity Medical Center in Manchester is asking the mayors of Manchester, Tullahoma and Coffee County to take additional measures toward all essential businesses. With ICU rooms, PPE, ventilators and staff in short supply, hospitals face enormous challenges and Unity Medical Center is no different. At Unity, they …

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Updated Covid-19 Case Numbers April 1

The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Wednesday. The update brings the total number of people infected in the state to 2,933. 25 Tennessee residents have died because of the Coronavirus. Dr. James Hildreth, President and CEO at Meharry Medical College said on Tuesday that data collected …

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MTSU Cancels Graduation and Other Postponements and Cancellations

Middle Tennessee State University cancels Spring graduation amid COVID-19 pandemic. According to officials, the ceremony was set for May 8th and 9th. The decision comes after the CDC put out guidelines for preventing the spread of coronavirus and Governor Bill Lee implemented the “Safer Home Order” as a precaution for Tennesseans. Reports show that spring …

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Motlow Trained Workforce Relief Fund

Motlow State has created the MotlowTrained Workforce Relief Fund for community members suffering from any loss of income as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The fund was specifically created to offer training through the Department of Workforce Innovation’s MotlowTrained program at no cost to those who have been financially impacted by COVID-19 throughout Motlow’s …

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Wednesday is National Census Day

Wednesday, April 1, is National Census Day and there really is no better way to celebrate than to complete your Census! Since the 2020 Census began accepting responses on March 12, Coffee County has been one of the best areas for self-response in Tennessee. Coffee County has either been second, tied for second or in …

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