Thursday , 2 April 2020

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From WRCB Channel 3…

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee shared the news Thursday morning that the state has its first confirmed case of coronavirus, COVID-19.

The patient’s diagnosis was confirmed Wednesday.

The 44-year-old Williamson County man traveled outside the state and is working with officials to complete his travel history to better track possible exposure to others.

Tennessee Department of Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey said the man did not travel internationally. 

Piercey said the threat to the general public in Tennessee is low. She encouraged people to take common-sense precautions like hand washing.

From NewsChannnel 9…

A new soccer stadium currently under construction in East Ridge now has an official name.

CHI Memorial and the Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club announced the news in a statement Thursday afternoon.

CHI Memorial Stadium will host the Chattanooga Red Wolves Soccer Club, the Chattanooga Lady Red Wolves, occasional various professional men’s and women’s exhibition games, USL League Two Dalton Red Wolves and college national championships. The stadium will also host year round non-sporting events such as festivals, concerts, family friendly activities and community gatherings.

In news today…

Tennessee officials will present $5.5 million in grants to Bradley, McMinn, and Monroe counties today to help boost economic and rural development, officials said Wednesday.

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe will be in Bradley County to present two checks for rural development grants totaling more than $1.5 million.

The checks include a site development grant which will be used to clear and grade 30 acres at the Spring Branch Industrial Park. Also, a community development block grant will assist with infrastructure improvements, officials said.

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