Day: September 1, 2020

Free Breakfast and Lunch for Students

Starting Wednesday, Sept. 2, all students in Coffee County Schools will receive free breakfast and lunch based on a nationwide waiver adopted by the United States Department of Agriculture, according to school officials.  This will continue until the USDA ends it. Distance learners can also get free meals by contacting their school cafeteria to set …

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Requests for Absentee Ballots Up in Tennessee

COVID-19 has created record requests for absentee ballots in the August primary and the November election is expected to be no different. The list of things in Tennessee that allows you to vote absentee no longer includes COVID-19 specifically as a reason like it did during the August primary, but there’s plenty of other reasons …

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Active Cases of COVID-19 Falling in Tennessee

Tennessee Department of Health reports 1,396 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday. The state has reported a total of 156,329 cases since the outbreak began. Of those cases, 35,663 remain active and 118,885 Tennesseans are now considered recovered. 27 additional deaths were reported Tuesday bringing the total of 1,781. *Bedford County: 14 died; 1,127 confirmed/probable cases; …

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State Halting Lane Closures for Labor Day Weekend

Tennessee Department of Transportation will halt all lane closure activity on interstates and state highways for the Labor Day holiday travel period. Construction crews will stop all lane closure activity beginning at noon on Friday, September 4 until 6:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 8. This will provide maximum roadway capacity for motorists traveling during the …

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