NURSE CONTRACTS EBOLA FROM DALLAS PATIENT

A Dallas health care worker who provided care for the Ebola patient who died there last week tested positive for the deadly virus — and sent health officials scrambling Sunday to find the “breach in protocol” that resulted in her infection. The woman was among caregivers for Thomas Eric Duncan, who died Wednesday at Texas…

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CUMBERLAND COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL ASKS YOU TO COMMIT TO SAFE DRIVING

 Cumberland County High School staff and students are committed to keeping teens safe on the road. They are asking everyone 14 and older to go to www.celebratemydrive.com once a day, every day, from Oct. 15 to Oct. 24. The more safe driving commitments our community makes, the better their chance to win a $100,000 grant and…

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LEGGINGS TARGET OF CUMBERLAND CO SCHOOL DRESS CODE

The Cumberland County School Board Policy Committee is taking a hard look at the School Dress Code. At issue in particular is leggings; those tight-fitting stretch pants, typically worn by women or girls. School policy dictates that if leggings are worn, the bottom must be covered. School officials have noticed several students who do indeed…

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DELAYS ON I-40 IN ROANE COUNTY THIS WEEK (OCT 12-16)

Motorists should expect delays while traveling I-40 in Roane County next week. Starting today, October 12 through Thursday, October 16, there will be nightly lane closures on I-40 West in Roane County near Mile Marker 347, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. as crews complete the bridge repair project. On Wednesday, October 15th there will…

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