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CDC pleads with Americans to avoid Thanksgiving travel; Task Force members say help is on the way

With the coronavirus surging, the nation's top public health agency pleaded with Americans on Thursday not to travel for Thanksgiving and n… Read more

Brittain to decide on mask mandate extension Thursday

Hamblen County Mayor Bill Brittain said he would announce Thursday whether a mask mandate would be extended. Read more


With no active cases, Heritage Center ruled recovered

A local nursing home that saw one of the worst outbreaks in the state has officially recovered and is now waiting to open its doors back to… Read more

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee quarantining after staff member exposed to COVID-19

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced today that he will be quarantining "until further notice" after a staff member tested positive for COVID-… Read more

Brittain extends Hamblen County mask mandate until end of September

Hamblen County Mayor Bill Brittain said Saturday he is extending his order for a mask mandate after Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee extended his or… Read more


Roe to hold virtual office hours in Morristown

U.S. Rep. Phil Roe, M.D. (R-Tenn.) announced his monthly constituent services outreach for Hamblen County, normally scheduled by appointmen… Read more


Mask mandate goes into effect

The mandate to wear masks across Hamblen County has gone in effect today. Read more


Hamblen Coronavirus Task Force members support mask mandate

Hamblen County COVID-19 Task Force members said Monday they fully support Hamblen County Mayor Bill Brittain’s decision to mandate mask wea… Read more


Hamblen County Mayor to issue mask mandate

The message from Hamblen County Mayor Bill Brittain is clear: Put on a mask. Read more


Jefferson schools prepping for return of students

Shane Johnston, director of Jefferson County schools, said plans are in place for students to safely start school at the end of next week. Read more


HOLA Lakeway International Food Festival cancelled

HOLA Lakeway announced that the community-favorite Lakeway International Food Festival will not take place this year. Read more


Morristown Boys & Girls Club set to reopen

The Boys & Girls Club of Morristown is set to reopen for club members on Monday, August 3 after closing July 21 when a staff member tes… Read more

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