Student assessments won’t be held against teachers, schools

(State press release) Governor Bill Lee and Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn Friday called for removing negative consequences for schools and educators associated with student assessments for the 2020-2021 school year. Student assessments will be conducted as planned. “Given the unprecedented disruption that the COVID-19 pandemic and extended time away from …

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Campbell Courthouse closed

An employee in the Campbell County Courthouse has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, so the Courthouse and its satellite offices will remain closed through at least Monday, October 19th. The Campbell County Election Commission office in Jacksboro, however, will remain open for early voting.

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Oak Ridge offers alternatives to Halloween gatherings; LaFollette announces Trunk-or-Treat

While local governments do not regulate Halloween activity locally, Oak Ridge city officials on Tuesday issued a few health safety tips amid the COVID-19 pandemic and offered up some alternatives to celebrating Halloween. While the messsage was directed at Oak Ridge residents, this advice can be followed by anyone. The …

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