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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Gov. Bill Lee announced Tuesday that Tennessee will soon release location information on where coronavirus deaths have occurred in the state after his administration initially declined to do so.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued a statewide "safer-at-home" order on Monday to help stem the state's rapid spread of coronavirus, mandating the closure of all nonessential businesses while urging residents to remain at home whenever possible for the next two weeks.

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COCKE COUNTY—On Friday March 27, Task Force C-19 met in the emergency operations center to discuss the needs of Cocke County’s citizens during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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In light of concerns about COVID-19, various health organizations have issued specific instructions on how to maintain personal safety and cleanliness. These recommendations involve using common household products to sanitize homes, offices and public spaces. As people take such precautions,…

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)—Tennessee saw more than 14 times as many new unemployment claims filed last week compared to the previous one, quantifying some of the economic consequences of a global coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered businesses to curb further infection.

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NEWPORT—As the threat of COVID-19 deepens, many area businesses and services have either closed temporarily or altered their hours and methods of service. Others continue to operate on the “business as usual” precept.

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NEWPORT—As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, Cocke County Mayor Crystal Ottinger, on Wednesday, March 19, activated Task Force C-19, bringing together public health officials, local elected officials, heads of departments, representatives from the Tennessee Department of Health, Newport Medical C…

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NEWPORT AND COSBY—Even though approximately 5,000 Cocke County school children, ranging from grades K-12 and coming from two separate school systems, found themselves on an unexpected two-weeks’ vacation from school this week, quick and determined planning and preparation by a legion of loca…

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COSBY—Cosby Elementary School teachers have prepared instructional materials for every child so that learning may continue during the time local schools are closed because of the COVID-19 virus. On Tuesday, March 17, between 2:00–6 p.m. and on Wednesday, March 18, between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 …

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NEWPORT—Citizens having business to tend to at the Cocke County Courthouse will find certain health safety precautions have been implemented because of the COVID-19 virus.