March 31, 1887: The Comet told advertisers “We will accept none but metal base electrotypes if the advertisement is to receive more than one insertion.” The Comet also told advertisers, “We do not furnish advertisers a copy of
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ELIZABETHTON — With public access to the Carter County Courthouse and Elizabethton City Hall temporarily closed because of the concerns about spreading the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), many public meetings will be cancelled for April.
ELIZABETHTON — Three of Tennessee’s easternmost local governments announced they will be under safer at home directives this week and will be closing non-essential businesses for a while in response to the growing number of cases of the novel
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Stay home, and only go out if it’s absolutely necessary.
The congressman said he believes Gov. Bill Lee has done “a good job” of dealing with the pandemic in Tennessee. He said the state has “certainly been fortunate” in it has not seen the number of cases that has overwhelmed many regions of the nation.
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ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County School System is still transporting school lunches to children during the time the schools are not in session because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), but the plans to extend the delivery has been pulled back.
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As the number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) surged in Tennessee, Gov. Bill Lee issued an executive order Monday recommending residents in non-essential jobs stay at home and avoid large groups.
In a virtual town hall Monday morning, East Tennessee State University President Brian Noland announced the university was working on issuing housing and meal plan refunds to students, and that they would likely be moving to a pass/fail grading
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NEW YORK — New York’s governor issued an urgent appeal for medical volunteers Monday amid a “staggering” number of deaths from the coronavirus, as he and health officials warned that the crisis unfolding in New York City is just a preview of what
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The Trump administration has ruled that gun shops are considered “essential” businesses that should remain open as other businesses are closed to try to stop the spread of coronavirus. Gun control groups are balking, calling it a policy that puts
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WASHINGTON — The FBI has reached out to Sen. Richard Burr about his sale of stocks before the coronavirus caused markets to plummet, a person familiar with the matter said Monday.
WASHINGTON — The two doctors spread out their charts on the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office.
Health care providers are letting patients know about the benefits of remote telemedicine visits with physicians and practitioners.
On Monday, Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee issued a “safer-at-home” order directing Tennesseans to stay home amid the novel coronavirus pandemic that’s led to nearly 1,900
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