Day: April 2, 2020

Stay Home Order Issued by Gov. Lee

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has signed 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. “Over the last few weeks, we have seen decreases in movement around the state as Tennesseans socially distance and stay at home,” said …

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Updated Covid-19 Case Count as of Thursday Night April 2

The TN Department of Health and other reported agencies have provided updates about the confirmed cases of COVID-19 patients diagnosed in the state. As of Thursday night, reports show there have been 36 deaths, at least 3,194 confirmed cases, 263 hospitalized, and 220 recovered. The confirmed cases number includes a 1-month old in Rutherford County …

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Logan’s Roadhouse Permanently Closes Manchester Location

Restaurant Business is reporting furloughed employees with Logan’s Roadhouse and Old Chicago Pizza found out Thursday morning that their temporary out-of-work situation is permanent. . The report says that Logan’s parent company is closing 261 locations. 18,000 workers were let go. The employees had lost their healthcare benefits on March 31. The company operated a …

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Shocking Unemployment Numbers

94,492. Let that number sink in. That is how many people filed for unemployment in Tennessee, just last week alone. The number more than doubles the week prior, which was 39,096. This means in only two weeks over 130,000 have applied for unemployment. In our coverage area over 10,000 have filed for help from losing …

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Bedford County Mayor Extends State of Emergency

Bedford County Mayor Chad Graham has signed another seven-day extension to his March 20 proclamation declaring a local state of emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak in Tennessee. This extension will run from Friday, April 3, through Friday, April 10. The City of Shelbyville has notified Graham that it is also extending its declaration. State …

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Coffee County Elections set for August

We now know who all is running for office in the Manchester and Tullahoma city elections in August. Manchester Mayor, incumbent Lonnie Norman Mayor of Manchester will face the same man he faced 4 years ago as Steven Jones will make another run for the mayor’s seat Three current Manchester aldermen will seek reelection: Bob …

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TBI Study Details Law Enforcement-Related Death in 2019

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related death that occurred in the state in 2019. The report uses established definitions and methodology and provides information on qualifying incidents submitted by the state’s law enforcement agencies. Data has been divided into three categories: Deadly Use-of-Force Incidents, Arrest-Related Non-Forcible Deaths, and …

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Coffee Co. High School Dance Team to Host Virtual Tryouts

Due to COVID-19, Coach Ashley Craft has decided to go about hosting tryouts differently this year. They will be having virtual tryouts. 1. On Saturday, April 4, I will release a video on the CCHS Dance Team Facebook page. The link to the page is www.facebook.com/CHSRaiderettes The video I post will be like a “parent …

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