Tennessee reached its highest number of active coronavirus cases over the weekend — with more than 40,000 Tennesseans contagious on Sunday. Rural areas have begun to catch up to the hotspots, but the state’s largest metro areas have been facing major outbreaks for months now.
As cases of the coronavirus climb statewide, local leaders across Tennessee are wrestling with how to reduce the spread, and reacting to limitations that prevent them from mandating masks like in Nashville.
Gov. Bill Lee said in Chattanooga today that precautions are being taken to prevent the spread of the virus among those displaced by deadly tornadoes that ripped through the area late Sunday night. “Instead of the traditional American Red Cross shelters, in a gymnasium or in a church, we’re utilizing hotels, so that people can […]
Chattanooga’s Woodmore Elementary School had dismissed a bus driver’s concerns about onboard discipline before a fatal crash that killed six students in 2016, according to a long-awaited report released Tuesday by the National Transportation Safety Board.
President Barack Obama has been touting two Tennessee programs in the lead-up to his State of the Union address.