CUMBERLAND CO COVID-19 TESTING SITE NEW HOURS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

Thirty-six Tennessee Department of Health COVID-19 assessment sites across the state will be open from 9 a.m. to noon local time on Friday, April 10 and Saturday, April 11, including the Cumberland County Health Department on South Main Street in Crossville. Their number is 931-484-6196. People in high-risk categories are prioritized for testing. People who…

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FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS DELAYED IN TENNESSEE

Many are waiting on their $600-per-week unemployment check from the federal government. These checks are on top of the $275-per-week unemployment benefits offered by the state. A spokesman with the Tennessee Labor and Workforce Development Department said they’re having to reprogram their computer systems. This is to accommodate changes from the federal coronavirus relief package. “Programmers are working as quickly as possible to…

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TENNESSEE COUNTY ENFORCES COUNTY-WIDE CURFEW FOR RESIDENTS

FROM NEWSCHANNEL 9 MARION COUNTY, Tenn. — Marion County Mayor David Jackson has announced a county-wide curfew will soon go into effect, this in an effort to fight the spread of the coronavirus. Jackson tells us that during a conference call with city mayors Monday, they decided upon a 15-day county curfew to fight the ongoing spread…

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SOME AUTO INSURANCE COMPANIES OFFERING REFUNDS TO PEOPLE STAYING AT HOME DUE TO COVID-19

At least two auto insurance companies say they will refund Americans some of their monthly premiums as millions stay at home due to the coronavirus outbreak. The New York Times first reported Tuesday that insurers Allstate and American Family Insurance say they plan to refund part of customers’ monthly fees, a response to savings the industry is reaping…

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