Eastman is asking its employees and surrounding communities to be the example of actions that must be taken to stop the spread of COVID-19.
Due to the ongoing pandemic crisis, Goodwill Tenneva is announcing temporary store closures throughout Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee.
Actor Tom Hanks and singer/actress Rita Wilson, his wife, returned to the United States on Friday, weeks after testing positive for the novel coronavirus in Australia.
The Rev. Joseph E. Lowery, a veteran civil rights leader who helped the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. found the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and fought against racial discrimination, died Friday at the age of 98.
Joe Diffie is receiving treatment after testing positive for the novel coronavirus, a publicist for the country music singer said Friday.
Acting with unity and resolve unseen since the 9/11 attacks, Washington moved urgently to stem an economic free fall caused by widespread restrictions meant to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus that have shuttered schools, closed businesses and brought American life in many places to a virtual standstill.
Program will distribute free breakfasts and lunches from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. instead of two separate shifts of drive-thru, walk-through or bus deliveries.
As national news outlets report on shortages of protective gear for health care workers across all 50 states, volunteers across Southwest Virginia and East Tennessee keep finding ways to help make those supplies.
An official with ABB Manufacturing told the Times News on Thursday that the Rogersville plant closed on Tuesday after an employee tested positive for COVID-19 will be reopened following the completion of a “deep cleaning” of the plant and screening process for employees.
“It is important to continue to follow President Trump and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 15 days to slow the spread. Hawkins County Emergency Management Agency will continue to always report the most accurate information possible to the public.” — EMA director Jamie Miller
By a unanimous vote Friday afternoon, the University of Tennessee Board of Trustees selected Randy Boyd to serve as UT’s 26th president for the next five years.
The Central Drive-In is the oldest continually operating drive-in theater in Virginia, and owners Buddy and Paula Herron have found a way to keep that streak going during the state’s COVID-19 emergency.
The latest on schedule changes, local decisions and other updates related to COVID-19 coronavirus in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia
Acting swiftly in an extraordinary time, the House rushed President Donald Trump a $2.2 trillion rescue package Friday, tossing a life preserver to a U.S. economy and health care system left flailing by the coronavirus pandemic.
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, in Sullivan County is at six as of noon today — and the most recent cases are from person-to-person transmission, not travel-related.