ORT: AC Jail Population Down during Pandemic

According to The number of inmates at the Anderson County Jail has fallen significantly, mostly due to COVID-19, according to our partners at Oak Ridge Today..On Wednesday, there were 297 inmates at the jail, which was more than 100 inmates below the average, and Tyler Mayes, director of administrative …

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Roane County Commission to use Zoom App to Meet

The Roane County Commission will use the Zoom app to conduct thismonth’s regular meeting this coming Monday night and this will be thefirst they have ever conducted in this manner and it could be challenging. Chairman of The Commission Randy Ellis said, “We’re having to change everything just like a …

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First COVID-19 death reported in Anderson County

Wednesday, Governor Bill Lee and other state leaders conducted their daily COVID-19 response update.As of 4 pm EDT on Wednesday, there were 4362 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Tennessee, and 52,256 people had tested negative for COVID-19. Of those over 4300 cases, 11 are here in Anderson County, which …

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