Coronavirus

SBA says $5B in PPP loans paid in first week

Tuesday, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced that it has approved approximately 60,000 PPP loan applications submitted by nearly 3,000 lenders, for over $5 billion, between the program’s re-opening on Monday, Jan. 11, at 9 a.m. ET through to Sunday, Jan. 17.   Last week, the PPP provided dedicated access to …

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New features added to state website aimed at making it easier to get vaccine info

The Tennessee Department of Health and Tennessee’s Unified Command Group have added new features to the www.COVID19.tn.gov website to make it easier for users to find county-specific information and request an appointment for COVID-19 vaccination. The website provides a simple tool for Tennesseans to find their phase in Tennessee’s COVID-19 Vaccination …

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OR City Manager releases latest COVID update

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2021) – An important update from City Manager Mark Watson, on the Coronavirus (COVID-19): The public health situation is rapidly changing, here are the latest updates affecting city facilities. Due to the significant increase in COVID cases, City officials strongly urge citizens to conduct their business …

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SBA: 1.1M PPP loans forgiven to tune of $100B+

The U.S. Small Business Administration says it has already forgiven more than 1.1 million Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans for over $100 billion, providing an extraordinary amount of critical relief to America’s small businesses just 3 months since the earliest PPP borrowers’ covered periods ended. “Today’s news is a key …

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