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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.

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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.

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Franklin County added two more confirmed coronavirus cases to the list when the Tennessee Department of Health updated its statistics Wednesday, setting the total at seven.

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With unemployment spiraling upward and employers having to cut staff, the state of Tennessee is offering a resource guide for employees and employers alike to help them through the economically trying times as result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Franklin County added another two cases Thursday to the coronavirus infection list, setting the total at three thus far, according to Health Department statistics.

 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…

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The Franklin County School System is agreeing with Gov. Bill Lee’s recommendation that school districts remain closed through April 24 as a precautionary measure stemming from the coronavirus threat.

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A person with the coronavirus has been admitted into Southern Tennessee Regional Health System-Winchester, which means that the virus has stretched its lengths to the local level.

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With a parent of a child who attends the Sewanee Children’s Center at Otey Parish suspected of having contracted the coronavirus, the Franklin County School System may extend its school closure beyond March 31.

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…

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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.