Hawkins Co. Mayor Jim Lee announced on April 4 that he will be closing both Laurel Run and St. Clair Parks beginning April 5 until further notice.
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.
Though Governor Bill Lee signed a “Safer at Home” order strongly urging Tennesseans to stay home to avoid spread of COVID-19, he explained in a press briefing just hours ago that recent data shows that the order is not being followed.
The Rogersville Health Department has set up a drive-thru testing site, which will be available on Friday, April 3, for anyone experiencing symptoms of COVID-19.
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…
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Starting this week, Ballad Health will be among the first healthcare systems in the nation to deploy rapid testing for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
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…
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Ballad Health has identified a cluster of positive coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) tests in Hawkins County, including three Hawkins County Memorial Hospital team members.
SNEEDVILLE — The Hancock Co. Mental Health Clinic in Sneedville is offering telephonic and/or tele-video services for: therapy, intensive outpatient programs, medication management, care coordination/case management, and peer support.
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…
On Monday morning, Hawkins Co. Mayor Jim Lee declared a state of local emergency and issued a “safer at home” directive, which took effect on Tuesday, March 31.
Food City’s CEO Steve Smith participated in a media update on March 24 regarding COVID-19 and its effects on the grocery industry.
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.
No matter how Hawkins County is affected by COVID-19, Of One Accord’s Reverend Sheldon Livesay told the Review that the organization will be here for the community.
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.
In honor of Black History month, which takes place during the month of February, the Review spoke with two employees at Rogersville’s Price Public Community Center: Casandra Palmer and Stella Pyles.
Several readers from around Hawkins County and the Tri Cities sent photos of fun ways they are passing the time during the COVID-19 self quarantines.
Per Tennessee Governor Bill Lee’s recommendation, both Hawkins Co. and Rogersville City Schools have extended their closure date until April 24 with a target re-opening date of April 27.
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.
WISE COUNTY, Va. – In an abundance of caution, in anticipation of potential community need, and due to the positive COVID-19 case reported in Big Stone Gap, Va., Ballad Health is moving aggressively to implement a regional COVID-19 surge plan for Wise County, Virginia – a move that can benef…
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 — In today’s challenging times, Edward Jones financial advisors are thinking about the health of their clients, their families and their colleagues, what’s happening in their communities and the effect of Covid-19 on the markets.
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…
CHATTANOOGA – When you hear “crisis” or “pandemic,” one of the first things you picture is a doctor, a nurse, or other first responder putting “boots on the ground” to help those in need.
In light of numerous closures and social distancing measures implemented as a result of COVID-19, the Review reached out to several local businesses to find out how their day-to-day operations are being affected and what readers can do to help during this time.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Following national and state social distancing recommendations, Ballad Heath Foundation has made the decision to amend its spring events calendar:
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.
NASHVILLE – On Sunday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed Executive Order 17 calling for businesses across the state to utilize alternative business models beginning at midnight CDT on Monday, March 23, until midnight April 6. The order also outlines ways businesses and citizens should work …
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.