Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Tennessee legislature called into special session
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has called a special session of the Tennessee General Assembly for Monday, August 10, to address COVID-19 liability protections, telehealth services and laws governing the Capitol grounds. “As COVID-19 continues to present unique challenges, we feel it is in the best interest of the state to convene a special session to address liability protections and telehealth,” the governor said. The special session will address extending COVID-19 liability protections in order to provide what the governor calls "legal clarity and certainty for health care providers, businesses, schools, non-profits and others". Lawmakers will address the expansion of telehealth services to Tennesseans and encourage insurers to cover clinically appropriate, medically necessary services provided via telehealth. Lawmakers will also address laws governing Capitol grounds and surrounding areas that have recently been subject to vandalism, defacement and overnight camping.


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Thursday, September 24, 2020

  • Two dead in Dandridge fire
  • Quality Woodworking damaged by fire
  • Jefferson City burglary
  • Deer hunting season
  • COVID 19 Update

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020

  • NU Board Meeting
  • Newport Planning Commission
  • World Teachers Day
  • Tennessee House Education Committee
  • COVID Update

    Tuesday, September 22, 2020

  • Cocke CLB meeting
  • Two Cocke County homes destroyed by fire
  • Lee doesn't always wear a mask
  • Gas price expected to keep dropping
  • Black bear death and vandalism
  • COVID Update

    Monday, September 21, 2020

  • Mail-In voting
  • Americans mourn the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Jefferson child rape charges
  • Sanderlin pursuit
  • Davis crash results in injuries
  • COVID update

    Sunday, September 20, 2020

  • Cocke County High School Reminder