The latest on schedule changes, local decisions and other updates related to COVID-19 coronavirus in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia
Scott County General Registrar Mike Edwards says his office is seeing a rise in absentee ballot requests during Virginia’s COVID-19 state of emergency.
A third shipment to Virginia of protective gear for health care workers battling the COVID-19 pandemic is not enough, said Governor Ralph Northam.
A Kingsport teen who was the subject of a massive manhunt following alleged multiple car thefts, auto burglaries and two high speed chases was arrested Wednesday evening after the HCSO reportedly found him hiding under a bed at his girlfriend’s house
The Tennessee Department of Health’s latest COVID-19 update shows there are 2,683 confirmed cases of the virus; that’s an increase of 444 since Tuesday.
Due to the stricter social distancing measures announced by local health and elected officials, the Sullivan County Clerk’s office is open only to drive-through service at Blountville. And the wait time Tuesday was about two hours — often for business not necessary due to the state’s extension of expiration deadlines.
Turnaround for results will change from days to hours.
The Hawkins County Humane Society usually averages one to two total adoptions per day, but throughout March that has increased to three to five adoptions per day. On March 1, they had 50 dogs. As of Tuesday, they had only 15.
Tennessee General Assembly seats that include representation of Sullivan County and are on the primary ballot in August include Senate District 4, House District 1, House District 2 and House District 3.
If we only worry about what we don’t have, or what we have lost, we will not find peace at heart.
The Board of Education gave Superintendent Jeff Moohouse the authority to develop a staffing plan and to keep all employees getting a paycheck. A subsequent policy, procedure or resolution may be yet to come.
The coronavirus has dealt a financial blow to millions of Americans and now April’s bills are coming due. The good news is there is help available.
A Florida sheriff is asking the public for tips regarding one of the lingering mysteries raised in the Netflix documentary “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.” What happened to Carole Baskin’s husband?
More than 2 million live in the region that could feel the Idaho quake, according to the USGS, with reports of shaking coming in from as far away as Helena, Montana, and Salt Lake City.
A Coeburn man has died in a single-vehicle crash in Dickenson County.