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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


32 cases of COVID-19 at Church Hill facility

A total of 32 staff workers and residents in a Hawkins County skilled nursing facility tested positive for the COVID-19 virus this past wee… Read more


Task Force discusses protocols for return to work after testing positive

Because of the chance of a false positive in the wake of a bout with COVID-19, the Tennessee Department of Health is recommending that empl… Read more


(Spanish) Tennessee Department of Health letter to employer

El Departamento de Salud de Tennessee no recomienda obtener una prueba negativa de COVID-19 a fin de regresar al trabajo o a las actividade… Read more


Tennessee Department of Health letter to employers

The Tennessee Department of Health does not recommend a negative COVID-19 test in order to return to work or regular activities. Read more

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