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More than 622,000 new unemployment claims have been filed in Tennessee since mid-March, according to data released Thursday morning by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce. The department reported the number of new claims for the week ending June 13 was 19,925. While that was down slightly from theContinue Reading

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Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) has selected Michael Hickman to be its nexts superintendent. The decision came after three rounds of voting Monday night as Hickman performed solidly in all three rounds. After leading the vote in the first round over his competitors William “Mickey” Hall, deputy director of schoolsContinue Reading

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials on Friday sought an appeal and an immediate pause to a court’s ruling this week that lets all 4.1 million registered voters vote by mail during to the coronavirus pandemic, as the state made updates to its materials to reflect the expansion. The stateContinue Reading

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August 07, 1940 – May 29, 2020 Donald Wayne Westmoreland, 79, resident of Scribners Mill Road in the Culleoka Community, died Friday, May 29, 2020 at Maury Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00 P.M. at Highland Church of Christ with David Morris,Continue Reading

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January 29, 1956 – May 25, 2020 Mr. David Roe Sharpton, age 64, husband of Kim Barnes Sharpton, and a resident of Culleoka, passed away on Monday, May 25, 2020.   A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 5:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home withContinue Reading

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Many restaurants across Tennessee will be allowed to reopen as early as Monday at half capacity under a plan set to be unveiled Friday by Governor Bill Lee. Previewing his economic recovery plan Thursday evening, the governor said restaurants operating at 50-percent capacity, and following the guidance set forth byContinue Reading

The Tennessee Department of Health releases daily updates on numbers regarding COVID-19 cases in the state. The charts below show the official numbers as of April 21. These numbers will be updated daily after the organization’s 2 p.m. update. High-risk individuals are defined as adults over 60 years old orContinue Reading

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States was heading into what could be its “toughest” weeks as coronavirus cases swell nationwide. He warned states not to inflate their needs for critical medical equipment. “There will be a lot of death, unfortunately. There will be death,” Trump said inContinue Reading