LOGAN’S ROADHOUSE CLOSES ALL STORES, TERMINATES EMPLOYEES

Due to social distancing and COVID-19 health guidelines, Logan’s Roadhouse decided to temporarily close all 261 of its restaurants until further notice. In addition to the stores closing, all of Logan’s furloughed employees have been terminated. According to Restaurant Business Online, the debtor-in-possession withdrew financing because of the “unprecedented” outbreak of COVID-19. The chain restaurant owners, ‘Craftworks’…

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KROGER STARTS LIMITING CUSTOMERS TOMORROW

Kroger supermarkets will soon be limiting the number of customers allowed inside its stores at once, the chain announced Monday in a press release outlining its latest safety measure amid the coronavirus health crisis The Kroger Family of Companies, which includes Kroger and its many subsidiary chains, announced that its nearly 2,800 stores would be…

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NEW PROJECTION: TENN NOT GOING TO BE HIT AS BAD AS PREVIOUSLY THOUGHT

  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — New projections for Tennessee predict a significant flattening of the curve of COVID-19 cases expected in the coming weeks. Among the new factors included in the latest version: the potential impact of Gov. Bill Lee’s stay-at-home order. Rather than facing a critical shortage of hospital beds and ventilators, the new…

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COOKEVILLE HOSPITAL LAYS OFF 400 WORKERS, NOT ENOUGH PATIENTS

  Cookeville Regional Medical Center is laying off 400 employees due to a decrease in patient volume. CRMC CEO Paul Korth said the reduction in the hospital’s workforce is necessary to ensure its long-term financial health. “The furloughing of the staff is a must if,” Korth said. “It’s something we must do at the medical…

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