Thursday , 2 April 2020

Wednesday, March 11th

Here is today’s news on, sponsored by Toyota of Cleveland:

From WRCB Channel 3…

The seventh case of COVID-19 was reported by the Tennessee Department of Health Tuesday afternoon.

Two additional cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed in Tennessee, bringing the total number of cases in the state previously to six. With the latest case, that is now seven.

The news came in a tweet from the Tennessee Department of Health Tuesday morning.

Also from WRCB Channel 3…

The University of Tennessee System announces a comprehensive online guide that provides information and resources surrounding the coronavirus disease.

The spread of coronavirus is correlated with circumstances of close and sustained contact with others who are infected.

UT’s online resource guide provides valuable information regarding important research being conducted by UT-Battelle-managed Oak Ridge National Laboratory, general health and safety guidelines, and a comprehensive expert guide for media use.

While there are no reports of active confirmed cases involving coronavirus disease on any University of Tennessee campus, there are confirmed cases in Tennessee

From WRCB Channel 3…

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe announced today that McKee Foods Corporation, the maker of Little Debbie Snacks, Drake’s Cakes and other snack foods, will undergo a major expansion in Collegedale.

Over a 15-year period, McKee Foods plans to invest more than $500 million in its Hamilton County production operations and create approximately 480 jobs. The expansion will accommodate new production lines.

As part of the first phase of the expansion, McKee Foods will invest $225 million over the next seven years and initially create 125 jobs.

The privately-held, family-owned company is the maker of Little Debbie Snacks, Sunbelt Bakery granola and cereal, Heartland Brands and Drake’s Cakes.

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