Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group have announced a new relief program for Tennessee businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In light of COVID-19, tnAchieves has been working to support TN Promise students across the state by implementing new ways to offer encouragement and connect virtually.
Tennesseans who utilize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to feed their families now have a new resource to help during the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Monday, the Tennessee Department of Education (TDOE) announced a second phase of its partnership with statewide PBS stations to help ensure children continue to have access to educational content during the summer.
The athletic physicals that area student-athletes get for free every summer are in doubt this year, but are not completely out of the question yet.
Riceville Elementary School held its 8th grade graduation ceremony in drive-in fashion recently due to the coronavirus pandemic restrictions. See the story and more photos on Page A8.
Unemployment rates spiked in both McMinn and Meigs counties in April, largely as a result of the shutdowns related to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Athens Area Chamber of Commerce recently donated $500 to Tennessee Wesleyan University on behalf of the Chamber members to help provide food for over 40 students residing on campus this summer who are having food struggles due to COVID-19. Shown here are (from left) Tonya Hipps, Athens C…
Tennessee’s healthcare workers and first responders who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic response have a new resource to reach out to about feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness or depression related to work.
Pregnancy always comes with its share of anxiety and fear, but the COVID-19 pandemic has added a new layer of concerns for expecting families.
Starr Regional Medical Center announced Thursday that it is transitioning from a zero-visitor protocol to limited visitor restrictions at its Athens facility as the hospital gradually resumes elective and non-urgent cases and services.
Etowah will soon be hosting a parade to celebrate the accomplishments of the students of McMinn Central High School whose graduation this year has been delayed.
Guidelines for reopening high school athletics in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic have been approved by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development revealed the state’s highest-ever unemployment rate amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
On Friday, Gov. Bill Lee issued Executive Order No. 38, which allows groups of up to 50 people to participate in social and recreational activities while encouraging strong social distancing measures.
From underneath the home bleachers of Cherokee Stadium, to the weight room in the football complex, to the practice field, McMinn County High School was teeming with activity Thursday morning.
As the local area and country as a whole continue to make the move from shutdown to reopening, officials are encouraging local residents to take precautions as they begin to encounter more people.
CapStar Bank recently released an exclusive PPP Loan Forgiveness Application Guidance pre-recorded webinar and forgiveness estimation calculator in response to the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application (SBA Form 3508) now available from the US Treasury.
Plans are being developed to ensure that class will be back in session in the traditional sense in the fall for Tennessee Wesleyan University.
About four weeks into our quarantine, I told my husband, “I feel like I’m working harder than ever. At the end of my work day, I feel like I need a nap because I’m exhausted.”