Day: November 15, 2020

Updated COVID-19 Numbers in Tennessee; Local counties included

Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed 5,817 additional cases of COVID-19 across the state on Sunday, November 15, bringing the state to 310,937 total cases since the pandemic began. Sunday’s update is the second highest single-day increase reported by the health department. Tennessee’s five highest single-day increases have been in the month of November. TDH also …

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Work Programs for Students in Franklin County

Attention students at Franklin County and Huntland high schools if you need a job there’s good news for you. A Work-Based Learning (WBL) program at both schools is bridging the gap between high school and high-demand careers in Tennessee. Students build on classroom-based instruction to develop employability skills that prepare them for success in postsecondary …

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Walmart to Resume Counting and Monitoring Customers

Walmart has resumed counting and monitoring the number of customers that enter and leave its stores. This comes as coronavirus cases in the United States hit daily highs. In April, the company began restricting the number of people to 20% of its store capacity, or lower if mandated by local officials. But for a brief …

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SNAP Recipients May Have More Benefits Than They Realize

By Patty Sellars, Legal Aid Society The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to the lives of almost everyone, but the effects have been most pronounced among lower-income people. Here in Tennessee, many residents who might have just been getting by have found their work hours cut, or their positions eliminated entirely, since stay-at-home orders began …

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