Day: December 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update for December 23

Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed additional cases and deaths related to COVID-19 across the state for Wednesday, December 23. The department reported 7,221 new cases, which the state up to a total of 79,274 active in the state. TDH confirmed 111 additional deaths, bringing the state up to 6,380 total deaths. Also, on Wednesday, the state …

COVID-19 Update for December 23 Read More »

Tennessee’s New Online Betting brings in Millions in Tax Money

Tennessee’s new online-only sports betting program saw $131.4 million in gross wagers last month, yielding almost $2.4 million in privilege taxes for the state, officials said Wednesday. According to a Tennessee Lottery news release, sportsbooks made $118.2 million in gross payouts in November, the first month of sports betting in the state. Eighty percent of …

Tennessee’s New Online Betting brings in Millions in Tax Money Read More »

Tennessee Stops Most In-Person and Local Court Proceedings

Tennessee is halting most in-person state and local court proceedings for a month while the state battles one of the worst recent COVID-19 surges in the country. The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an order Tuesday that pauses all but a few types of in-person courtroom happenings from Dec. 28 to Jan. 29 and extends a …

Tennessee Stops Most In-Person and Local Court Proceedings Read More »

Tennesseans Urged to Take Extra COVID Precautions During Holidays

As warnings against holiday travel and large gatherings continue this holiday season, the state’s largest advocacy group for physicians has issued several guidelines for staying healthy and safe. The most important is still wearing a mask when in public and at gatherings. President of the Tennessee Medical Association Dr. Kevin Smith recommends using a proper-fitting …

Tennesseans Urged to Take Extra COVID Precautions During Holidays Read More »

Scroll to Top