Day: April 6, 2020

Coffee County Jail Dealing with Cyber and Ransomware Attack

The Coffee County Jail became a victim of an attempted cyber-attack and ransomware demand on Monday. Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and state Homeland Security cyber experts are investigating. NewsChannel 5 reports that jail staff noticed electronic files being moved and then the entire system locked up. A message was sent to the jail demanding payment …

Coffee County Jail Dealing with Cyber and Ransomware Attack Read More »

Cities and Counties Receiving Grants

On Monday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced $200 million in grants to be distributed to every county and city government across Tennessee for one-time, local expenses in fiscal year 2021. Funding is based on population as published by the US Census Bureau. Each county will receive at least $500,000, and each city or municipality will …

Cities and Counties Receiving Grants Read More »

Covid-19 Cases in Tennessee for April 6

The TN Department of Health provides updates to the confirmed cases of COVID-19 patients diagnosed in the state. The state currently reports 65 deaths, at least 3,802 confirmed cases, 352 hospitalized, and 356 recovered. The Tennessee Department of Health has launched a new Public Information Hotline at: 1-877-857-2945 is available from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. CT. Click …

Covid-19 Cases in Tennessee for April 6 Read More »

Blood Assurance Providing Convalescent Plasma to Critically Ill Covid-19 Patients

Community non-profit blood center, Blood Assurance, will be collecting plasma donations from recovered COVID-19 donors to be used as an investigational treatment for critically ill COVID-19 patients. COVID-19 convalescent plasma is an FDA investigational treatment where plasma is transfused from a recovered COVID-19 donor into a critically ill patient. Plasma from recovered individuals contains antibodies …

Blood Assurance Providing Convalescent Plasma to Critically Ill Covid-19 Patients Read More »

Cancellations and Closures

The 4-7-20 Manchester board of Mayor and alderman meeting and Work Session have been canceled. All City of Manchester Commission and Committee meetings have been canceled for April. Due to circumstances beyond the county’s control, the Coffee County/Manchester Recycling Center behind the Coffee County administrative plaza building will be closed until further notice.

Scroll to Top
X