Numbers out Thursday from the state labor department show more than 112,000 Tennesseans filed for unemployment last week. That’s compared to a month ago, when just under 3,000 filed in one week.
Another Tennessee prison is reporting an employee with COVID-19 and taking steps to stop it from spreading.
Last Thursday, Laura Munoz’s son turned 18. But she didn’t get to watch him blow out birthday candles or open any presents. Munoz’s son is detained in the Davidson County Juvenile Detention Center, along with nearly 40 other teens.
State Rep. John DeBerry, D-Memphis, has been in office for 26 years, 12 of those as a committee chairman and all of them as a Democrat. But that could quickly change.
Ballad Health, an integrated healthcare system headquartered in northeastern Tennessee announced a 60-day furlough of 1,300 corporate staff. Nearly 1,100 of these are Tennesseans.