Lee: Stay Home, Tennessee

Citing data showing voluntary measures aren’t working, the governor mandates restrictions on social and business activity to battle COVID-19.

COVID-19 Hits Y-12

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Several employees at the nuclear weapons plant have tested positive for the novel coronavirus and others are in self-isolation as a precaution.

A Shelter From the Storm

The Guest House will provide a place where COVID-19 patients who are homeless can go into quarantine.

An Order With Teeth

Kincannon backs Safer at Home with enforcement powers in the latest in a series of escalating and sometimes conflicting measures at all levels of government.

Keeping It Together

Clerk's office

For the parts of life that haven’t come to a standstill, the Knox County Clerk and the county jail adapt to the pandemic.

First Fatal Case Reported in Knox

Reversing course, Lee places the entire state under a Safer at Home order as COVID-19 cases soar and the death toll nearly doubles.

A Surge in Suicides

The novel coronavirus has exacted an emotional price but its role in a sudden increase in suicides locally is uncertain and complex.

Stocking the Pantries

The sudden surge in unemployment has led to a sharp increase in demand for food from organizations serving the less fortunate.

Home Work

School board on Zoom

In its first virtual meeting, the school board supports a plan to provide educational materials to students stranded while classrooms are closed.