Updated 10:00 p.m. Central Time Law enforcement agencies around Nashville and as far away as Knox County and Kentucky, reported their 911 lines were down, though some are back up. Most flights out of Nashville International Airport are taking off again after departures were suspended. And hospitals report having difficulty making or receiving calls.
Tennessee’s Department of Education says it is not issuing new guidance to schools, despite Gov. Bill Lee’s newest pleas to mask up and let employees work from home. This comes as school districts are debating how they’ll return from winter break. Rutherford County administrators won’t decide until early January whether the district adopts a hybrid model. […]
Tennessee is planning to receive 115,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 next week, pending emergency authorization by the Food and Drug Administration. They’ll be shipped to health departments in all 95 counties across the state and will be more accessible than the Pfizer vaccine.
A new music industry report shows just how much of an impact the pandemic has had and provides the first deep analysis of how this period has revealed deficiencies in the industry.
The Metro Public Health Department says it’s not moving forward with a program it announced months ago to help Nashvillians isolate during the pandemic. It would have given hotel vouchers to people in high-risk living situations, like those are who homeless or living in close quarters.
Tennessee released a revised version of its vaccine distribution plan Wednesday. The latest update does not project exact timelines for deploying vaccines but was made with the expectation of an approved vaccine coming soon. Here’s what you need to know.
The state is expecting the economy to improve next year, but the pandemic is making the outlook complicated. There are many promising signs in Tennessee, but officials say they want to be cautious.
Tennessee is betting on growth next year: not a lot, but not quite as modest as some projections. The State Funding Board predicts tax revenues will increase by about 1% in the next fiscal year, and between 2.5% and 3% the year after that.
Economists from around Tennessee presented an array of projections Wednesday to the State Funding Board, estimating how tax revenues will change over the next couple of years.
COVID-19 surges have been reported in Knoxville, Chattanooga and Gallatin, as hospitalizations top 1,700 patients.