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Tennessee State News

Tennessee to review law enforcement polices, training

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has called on every law enforcement agency to review and update its use of force policies.

Nashville rolling back reopening after virus surge

Nashville is rolling back its reopening in response to a sharp increase in coronavirus cases. Mayor John Cooper says the rollback is “tailored on what we’ve learned through contact tracing investigations over the past several weeks.”

Tennessee Unemployment Rises For Second Week In a Row

The number of Tennesseans claiming unemployment rose for the second week in a row with 22,256 for the week of June 27.

More action Wednesday in debate over wearing face masks

Knox county joins local governments in requiring masks, but Tennessee & Georgia Governors refuse.

Georgia State News

More action Wednesday in debate over wearing face masks

Knox county joins local governments in requiring masks, but Tennessee & Georgia Governors refuse.

Georgia election officials extend use of ballot drop boxes

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s state election board has voted to extend a rule allowing counties to utilize absentee ballot drop boxes through elections in...

Tennessee reports biggest daily jump in positive virus tests

Comparing numbers with Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and Hamilton County.

3 men indicted on murder charges in killing of Ahmaud Arbery

ATLANTA (AP) — A prosecutor has announced that three men have been indicted on murder charges in the killing of a Black man in...

Georgia measure would stop officials mailing ballot requests

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans controlling a Georgia House committee have approved a bill to prevent election officials from proactively sending mail ballot request forms...

Alabama State News

8-Year-old killed in Alabama mall shooting

HOOVER, Al. (WDEF)- The Hoover Police Department says that an 8-year-old boy has died after being shot at the Riverchase Galleria Friday afternoon. Three others...

Funds to provide tests for 265,000 Alabama college students

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — As many as 265,000 students entering Alabama colleges this fall will be tested for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 under...

Tennessee reports biggest daily jump in positive virus tests

Comparing numbers with Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and Hamilton County.

Alabama breaks its one-day coronavirus case record

Thursday reported more than 1,100 new confirmed cases in one day

NASCAR explains “noose” investigation & releases photo

“As you can see from the photo, the noose was real."