MURFREESBORO – Here is the latest from the Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) in regards to sports events impacted by school closings and athletic postponements due to the coronavirus/COVID-19 threat.

When the COVID-19 pandemic began forcing mass cancellations of scheduled events, the Review and Eagle temporarily suspended the publication of our community calendars, including the “Ongoing Calender” of recurring events, most all of which have been temporarily called off.

The Rogersville-based group known as Project Serve our Soldiers has recently partnered with members of the Happy Hearts Quilt Guild to hand-make masks to distribute to local first responders as the area continues to battle COVID-19.

Tennessee’s top prosecutors — three United States Attorneys and the Tennessee Attorney General — are coordinating their efforts to prevent residents from being victimized by fraud schemes and other unlawful acts during disaster-relief efforts and the coronavirus pandemic and will investigate…

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The rapid spread of the coronavirus has forced the closure of schools, businesses, events and any other nonessential gatherings of people in our country and across the world. For many of us, being off work or out of school means an opportunity to go bass fishing. But should we?

As you may already know, all local Social Security offices have been closed to the public for in-person service since Tuesday, March 17, 2020. This decision protects the population we serve — older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions — and our employees during the Coronav…

I should be sleeping, but I am too awake and have too much to say. Like many of you, I spent the day hot-mess home-schooling.

The Hawkins Co. Clerk’s office has opened a temporary drive-thru service at the stand-alone First Community Bank building on 809 West Main Street in Rogersville.

NASHVILLE — The Tenn. Dept. of Education and Governor’s Early Literacy Foundation has announced a statewide partnership with ReadyRosie, an early education online platform, to provide short videos and free resources with simple, engaging activities for Tennessee families and children, ages b…

ROGERSVILLE – Whether or not area teams will get to retake the field in 2020 remains up in the air with the uncertainty of the resumption of spring sports due to the coronavirus shutdown.

Bishop Richard F. Stika, Bishop of Knoxville, has extended the closure of all Catholic churches in the diocese through Easter Sunday, including St. Henry Catholic Church, of Rogersville, and St. James the Apostle Catholic Church, of Sneedville.

GREENEVILLE — To ensure graduating students still have an opportunity to formally celebrate their academic accomplishments, Tusculum University has rescheduled spring commencement to August due to the coronavirus.

When the COVID-19 crisis began to rear its ugly head, a few of our long-time advertisers, such as grocery stores, department stores, and others, out of an abundance of caution, we are sure, cancelled their pre-printed insert schedules until further notice, due primarily to changing store hou…

(Northeast TN and Southwest VA) — Seven United Way organizations announced today the launch of a regional taskforce of local United Ways coming together to support efforts of the COVID-19 global pandemic with the launch of the Northeast Tennessee Southwest Virginia Relief Fund.

Last week the TSSAA Board of Control decided – in voting via teleconference due to the numerous precautions being taken regarding the COVID-19 virus – to keep alive hopes to finish not only the spring sports season, but complete the state basketball tournaments, which were underway at the ti…

ROGERSVILLE — On Sunday, March 22, 2020, at 11 a.m., Father Bart Okere, Pastor of St. Henry Catholic Church, of Rogersville, and St. James the Apostle, of Sneedville, led a Eucharistic Procession with the Blessed Sacrament from St. Henry Church onto Hwy 70 N, in an intercessor to Our Lord Je…

KINGSPORT — Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, effective immediately, all Kingsport Police Department Defensive Driving Schools, to include DDC4 and Alive at 25, will be cancelled through the end of May 2020. Tentative plans are to resume classes in June 2020.

ROGERSVILLE — Due to escalating concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rogersville/Hawkins Co. Chamber of Commerce and First Community Bank have made the decision to cancel the Chamber’s General Membership Breakfast which was scheduled for Thursday, March 26.

Hawkins County diamonds, fields, tracks and courts will remain closed for at least the rest of March to high school and middle school sports teams due to mandated quarantine conditions over the coronavirus scare.