To further protect the health of the workforce at Arnold Air Force Base during the coronavirus pandemic, Col. Jeffrey Geraghty, commander of the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, has directed the base to move to an “Operationally Urgent” posture, effective today.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social-distancing measures are difficult to maintain, especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.
A day after one coronavirus death was confirmed in Franklin County this week, the number of individual cases reported to the Tennessee Department of Health increased from eight to 12 when updates were released at 2 p.m. on Friday.
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee will sign Executive Order 23 requiring that Tennesseans stay home unless they are carrying out essential activities as data shows an increase in citizen movement across the state.
The Franklin County Chamber of Commerce staff has made the decision to begin working from home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Gov. Bill Lee today joined Department of Children’s Services Commissioner Jennifer Nichols to call on all Tennesseans to pay extra attention to the children in their lives and in their communities as the response to stop the spread of COVID-19 could lead to an increase in child abuse and neg…
Tennessee’s top prosecutors—three United States attorneys and the Tennessee attorney general—are coordinating their efforts to prevent Tennesseans from being victimized by fraud schemes and other unlawful acts during disaster-relief efforts and the coronavirus pandemic and will investigate a…
Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Winchester/Sewanee is reaching out to the public to get medical and protective supplies and equipment donated.
Grundy County Mayor Michael Brady and University of the South Vice-Chancellor John McCardell recently joined thousands of local leaders across the country in a nationwide bipartisan initiative to highlight the impact of national service in tackling local problems.
Join your fellow friends and neighbors for a community blessing on Sunday at 7 p.m. in the front parking lot of Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Winchester.
The United States Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) field offices in Tennessee are open by phone-appointment only until further notice, and NRCS staff are available to continue to provide one-on-one, customer-specific service to producers to help them me…
A Circuit Court order to reduce the Franklin County jail inmate population resulted in unintended consequences when a suspect was released and later involved in a police chase where he was shot and killed.
The state of Tennessee experienced an unprecedented spike in new initial unemployment claims according to data released Thursday by the United States Department of Labor. For the week of March 21, Tennesseans filed 39,096 initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits. The week prior, t…
The Tennessee Department of Education secured a partnership with the state’s PBS stations to deliver daily instructional content for Tennessee students during COVID-19 school closures.
The Tennessee Department of Human Services is making essential financial resources available to families that have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.
With growing concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Herald Chronicle will be restricting public access to its office effective immediately.
In a time when assistance is needed more than ever, the Good Samaritan Ministries can be counted on to assist those in need, as it has for more than three decades.
Tennessee Education Lottery CEO Rebecca Hargrove announced today that the claim centers at the headquarters in Nashville and all district offices are temporarily closed in response to Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order No. 17 and Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s “Safer at Home” order during the co…
While the COVID-19 outbreak continues to evolve, Tennessee’s farms remain an ideal source for fresh and local produce, dairy products, and meats.
Orders extra protections for vulnerable populations
Online and telephone services remain available to all Tennesseans
A parent of a child who attends the Sewanee Children's Center at Otey Parish has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Tennessee Department of Health has announced that the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the state is up to 154.
The Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development has new resources available for employers and employees impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.The Department updated its website, www.tn.gov/workforce, to put information and resources in a convenient form for Tennesseans to access.The…
Franklin County hasn’t experienced any coronavirus cases to date, but a former resident living in California has been battling the disease and is hoping to make a full recovery amid the confusion and uncertainty in dealing with greatly unknown circumstances.
The Duck River Electric Membership Corporation officially announced today they have temporarily closed their lobbies to the public in response to COVID-19.
The coronavirus threat has affected planned community events in Franklin County with the Chamber of Commerce postponing its upcoming scheduled gatherings until further notice.