Coronavirus

Kingston to resume ‘normal’ schedule

Kingston City Manager Dave Bolling says that effective Monday, June 1st, all city departments in Kingston be back on normal scheduling.  City Hall will re-open to the public, although the Police Department offices and Fire Stations will remain closed to the public until further notice.  Although the lobby window will …

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State to continue making educational resources available

PBS Teaching Tennessee virtual learning program will continue through the summer, allowing students and families to have access to education and instructional content during time away from the classroom. The full schedule is available here. All Tennessee families will continue to have access to ReadyRosie, a virtual early childhood education platform …

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State unemployment rate rockets to 14.7%

(TDLWD) Newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development revealed the state’s highest-ever unemployment rate amid the COVID-19 health emergency. The preliminary seasonally adjusted statewide unemployment rate for April 2020 is 14.7%, which is an unprecedented spike of 11.4 percentage points when compared to March’s revised rate …

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ORT: Secret City Festival canceled

There will not be a Secret City Festival this year, organizers said Thursday. As first reported by Oak Ridge Today, on Thursday, the Secret City Festival board of directors who in April had announced that the festival, normally in June, would be postponed due to COVID-19, said Thursday that after exploring …

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