TN Shifts Learning Loss Programs To Stimulus Funding, Moves Road Projects To State Funds

Tennessee Plans To Spend $102 Million Of Its $3.7 Billion American Rescue Plan Allocation On A Learning Loss Intervention Program For Tennessee Students. It Was Recommended That The $25.5 Million Annual Total Of State Funds “Be Re-Invested Into New Educational Expenses Incurred.”

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Visitors To Great Smoky Mountains National Park Forced To Mask Up

Great Smoky Mountains National Park Has Reinstated A Face Mask Requirement After The Centers For Disease Control And Prevention Released A Report Noting That All Of The Counties Within The Park Had Reached The High-Risk Level For Covid-19.

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Unemployment Rates Dropping In Most Tennessee Counties

Most Of Tennessee’s 95 Counties Started 2021 With Lower Unemployment Numbers. 78 Counties Began The New Year With A Decrease In Unemployment. The Jobless Rate Remained The Same In 7 Counties And Increased In 10 Counties.

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