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New Fund Announced to Support Local Businesses Impacted by COVID Crisis in Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia

(Northeast TN/Southwest VA) – Regional business organizations and companies have united to support local businesses severely impacted by the COVID Crisis. The group has established the Local Business Recovery Fund that will share monies received through a fundraising effort with grants to small businesses that are found to be in the greatest need. “Organizations across
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TEMA, TN Dept. of Health issue statements about Corona Virus

On Friday, the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency and the Tennessee Department of Health each issued statements regarding the Corona Virus (COVID-19) and the state's preparedness should the disease make it's way to the state. Please see those statements below: TEMA Statement: Tennessee Dept. of Health Statement:
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County mourns loss of Commissioner Rick Richardson

Commissioner Rick Q. Richardson On Monday morning officials and employees of Carter County government were saddened to hear of the passing of Commissioner Rick Richardson. Commissioner Richardson was elected in 2018 to represent the county’s 8th District, which includes the Harold McCormick and High School Precincts. As a member of the County
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