Coronavirus

UT AgResearch Announces Changes to 2020 Field Day Schedule

Many field days have moved online amid COVID-19 restrictions, including the Organic Crops Field Tour which is usually held at the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center. The updated field day schedule contains information for accessing virtual content and plans for which field days will continue with in-person programming. Image …

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UCG calls for virus testing for all state inmates

Tennessee’s COVID-19 Unified Command Group announced Friday that all Tennessee Department of Correction inmates will be testing for COVID-19 beginning this week. The announcement follows results from Trousdale Turner Correctional Center where 1,224 inmates and 22 staff tested positive for the virus, 98% of whom, according to both the Department …

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TSSAA addresses summer sports activities

Board of Control meeting for June cancelled Executive Director Bernard Childress and the TSSAA state office staff are continuing to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on interscholastic athletics in Tennessee. Due to the ongoing social distancing efforts, the Board of Control’s three-day meeting originally scheduled for June in …

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