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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Gov. Bill Lee says “legal challenges” are preventing Tennessee's top health officials from releasing location information on where coronavirus deaths have occurred in the state.

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Knox County’s judges have ordered the sheriff's office to book and release all arrestees charged with misdemeanors and nonviolent felonies in an effort to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, while Memphis has canceled all out-of custody court dates in April.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended a deadline for funding requests by rural communities and businesses seeking to improve high-speed broadband internet access.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The American Red Cross announced Monday that it once again was extending the deadline for emergency financial help for Middle Tennessee residents whose homes were damaged or destroyed earlier this month by several deadly tornadoes.

Greene County and Greeneville officials are urging all residents to obey Gov. Bill Lee’s Executive Order #22, a “Safer at Home” order for its citizens, which also calls for the closing of all non-essential businesses.

Early Saturday afternoon it appeared that Greene Countians were heeding the call to stay home and maintain physical distancing as the Tusculum City Park was quieter than typical on a warm, sunny spring day.

Recent warm weather has brought out color in yards and flower gardens all across Greene County, such as these at Stone Dam United Methodist Church. 

Tabbatha Dawn Wilhoit, 28, of 406 Elk St., was charged with driving under the influence and driving without a license following a crash about 2:40 a.m. Monday on Marvin Road, sheriff’s Deputy Franklyn Morgan said in a report.

Members of three volunteer fire departments fought a fire in a detached garage called in shortly before 4 a.m. Monday at 3040 107 Cutoff.

Hannah Nicole Carter, 19, of 131 Mason St., was charged Sunday night with driving under the influence and cited for following too closely by Greeneville police following a two-vehicle crash in the 1100 block of West Main Street at the Asheville Highway.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued a statewide “safer-at-home” order on Monday to help stem the rapid spread of coronavirus, mandating the closure of all nonessential businesses while urging residents to remain at home whenever possible for the next two weeks.

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Lacy N. Groves, 34, 406 Elk St., was charged with felony evading arrest on Saturday after fleeing from officers at a high rate of speed, according to a warrant filed by the Greene County Sheriff’s Department. While on routine patrol at about 10 p.m., Deputy Jeff Caudill spotted a black Ford …

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An outbreak of the new coronavirus at a Tennessee nursing home has forced the facility to be temporarily closed for cleaning with dozens of residents and staff members sent into quarantine, Gov. Bill Lee's office and a hospital said Sunday night.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — These Tennessee lotteries were drawn Sunday:

As we delve into another presidential election year, I am hearing folks say that they can’t wait until it is over. That was the consensus in 2016, but the trash talking just seemed to get worse. In fact, it has only escalated moving into the 2020 election. The only good thing to come out of …

A man parked Thursday night near the Greeneville Municipal Airport who attempted to flee on foot from sheriff’s deputies was charged with methamphetamine possession and other offenses.

The Tusculum Volunteer Fire Department assisted in extinguishing a fire early Friday that destroyed a double-wide mobile home at 339 Stockton Road, near the Greene County line.

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The Greene County Board of Education met on Thursday evening, with board member Minnie Banks attending via video, to hear a report about the ongoing meal services for children and vote on multiple items related to COVID-19 that were added to the agenda in an addendum.

With its mayor predicting that uncertainty about the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on sales tax revenues will likely require a “revisit” of budget figures in coming weeks, Mosheim passed, on first reading, its estimated budget for the new fiscal year beginning July 1 of this year t…

Law enforcement agencies and the court system are doing what they can to help keep the inmate populations at the Greene County Detention Center and Workhouse manageable as authorities try to rein in the spread of novel coronavirus cases.

The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services and Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services is reaching out to retired social work professionals and students studying advanced degrees to meet potential challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Greeneville Sun has adopted revised office hours during the novel coronavirus pandemic. New hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday. For circulation-related matters, call 423-638-4182. If you have an inquiry about your account, or need to report a missing or torn paper, leave a message after the tone with your name, phone number, address and the nature of your call.

A woman working at a Sunrise of Tennessee group home was served an arrest warrant Wednesday charging her with abuse of a vulnerable or elderly adult in connection with an incident on Feb. 27.

A person associated with Tusculum University was the victim of a scam Thursday after receiving an email from someone purporting to be university President Dr. Scott Hummel, Greeneville police said in a report.

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Greene Countians are learning new work routines, finding time to complete “to do” projects, meeting together and keeping in touch online as they learn to be “homebodies" in response to the call to stay home to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

Investigators wait for the tip that leads to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for a double homicide in Greeneville six years ago.

The Tennessee Supreme Court this week reiterated an order stating that all state courts will remain open during the coronavirus outbreak, but extending the suspension of most in-person judicial proceedings through April 30.

Tennessee Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III this week filed an emergency petition asking the Tennessee Public Utility Commission to prohibit the utilities it regulates from disconnecting service for nonpayment during the State of Emergency invoked by Governor Bill Lee.

The Tennessee Department of Education is partnering with the state’s Public Broadcasting Service stations to deliver daily instructional content for Tennessee students during COVID-19 school closures.

The State of Tennessee Thursday launched a public service announcement campaign that urges all Tennesseans to adopt preventive health measures to slow the spread of coronavirus, a news release said.