Murry Lee, WJHL

Murry Lee

WJHL

San Antonio, TX, United States

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Recent:
  • WJHL
Past:
  • CBS 17

Recent articles by Murry:

TDH: 55,567 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Tennessee, largest single-day increase

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — The Tennessee Department of Health reported 55,567 confirmed cases and 419 probable cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday, an increase of 2,472 total cases since Tuesday. That’s the largest single-day increase in new cases in Tennessee since the pandemic began. The previous record was 1,822 new cases reported on […] → Read More

NCDHHS: 77,310 COVID-19 cases in North Carolina; 3 new cases along Tenn. border

RALEIGH, N.C. (WJHL) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 75,875 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Wednesday. NCDHHS reports a total of 1,441 deaths attributed to the virus. The department also reported 994 hospitalizations and over a million coronavirus tests completed. On Monday, NCDHHS estimated that 55,318 patients […] → Read More

Grants available for small businesses in Washington County, Va. from small business relief fund

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. (WJHL) – Small businesses in Washington County, Virginia can seek relief thanks to a grant from the CARES Act. According to the county’s website, Washington County received the grant to distribute funds to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic from March 1 through the end of the year. Businesses in the […] → Read More

TSSAA: Decision on fall sports schedule delayed, in talks with governor’s task force

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association Board of Control met Wednesday to provide updates on fall schedules for high school football and girl’s soccer. TSSAA Executive Director Bernard Childress said a decision on the fall sports contingency plans has been delayed. Childress said on Wednesday that the TSSAA will wait until […] → Read More

Rogersville mayor releases statement ahead of planned Saturday protest, says violence will not be tolerated

ROGERSVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Rogersville Mayor Jim Sells has released a statement ahead of a planned protest in the town on Saturday, July 11. The statement says that the town is aware of plans to gather as part of a Black Lives Matter demonstration. Sells said in the statement that the town respects the rights […] → Read More

Tennessee Highway Patrol, Virginia State Police compete for Best-Looking Cruiser Award

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol and Virginia State Police are competing with the rest of the country’s highway patrols to see who will win the 2020 Best-Looking Cruiser Award. According to a release from THP, the contest is held and sponsored by the American Association of State Troopers and includes entries […] → Read More

Bloomingdale VFD: Crews on scene of trailer fire off Bloomingdale Road

BLOOMINGDALE, Tenn. (WJHL) – Firefighters are on the scene of a trailer fire in Bloomingdale early Wednesday morning. According to the Bloomingdale Volunteer Fire Department, crews were called to the scene of the fire at 5 a.m. at the intersection of Fontana Street and Alabama Street. The intersection is right off Bloomingdale Road. No injuries […] → Read More

Sevier County mayor announces mandate requiring wearing masks in public, indoor areas

SEVIER COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Sevier County government officials announced that they will mandate people wear masks in public, indoor areas. County mayor Larry Waters said Tuesday that he expects it to be a controversial issue in the county. “We have determined that ordering a face mask mandate is in the best interest of Sevier […] → Read More

TWRA investigating reported bear attack on man during camping trip on South Holston Lake island

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is investigating after a man was reportedly attacked by a bear on an island on South Holston Lake. TWRA spokesperson Matthew Cameron told News Channel 11 on Tuesday that officers were investigating after a man reported being dragged from a hammock while camping on the […] → Read More

NCDHHS: 75,875 COVID-19 cases in North Carolina; 55,318 estimated recoveries

RALEIGH, N.C. (WJHL) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 75,875 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday. NCDHHS reports a total of 1,398 deaths attributed to the virus. The department also reported 989 hospitalizations and over a million coronavirus tests completed. On Monday, NCDHHS estimated that 55,318 patients […] → Read More

Milligan University details plan for students to return to campus in fall 2020

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – Milligan University has announced its plan for the safe return of students to campus in the fall. According to a release from Milligan, the plan, entitled “Milligan Returns Home,” includes community standards and principles to limit the spread of COVID-19. The first day of classes will still be held on August […] → Read More

ETSU to host Virtual Student Days to inform incoming freshmen about fall 2020 semester

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – East Tennessee State University will host a Virtual Student Days event on July 13-14 to inform incoming freshmen and their families about the fall semester of 2020. The event is hosted by the ETSU Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. According to a release, the two-day event will feature videos […] → Read More

School districts in Sullivan County to announce back-to-school plans together Wednesday afternoon

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – Plans for all students in Sullivan County, Kingsport and Bristol, Tennessee will be announced on Wednesday afternoon. According to releases from Sullivan County Schools, Kingsport City Schools and Bristol Tennessee City Schools, officials from all districts will announce plans for returning to school in 2020-2021. The joint press conference will […] → Read More

VDH: 63,950 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia; 5 new cases in Tazewell County

RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 63,950 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday. The total case number of confirmed and probable cases in Virginia is 66,740. VDH said there have been 1,775 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths across the state along with 106 probable COVID-19 deaths. On Tuesday, VDH reported […] → Read More

TDLWD: 35 laid off at ADESA East Tennessee in Fall Branch

FALL BRANCH, Tenn. (WJHL) – 35 people have been affected by a “permanent layoff” at an auto auction facility in Fall Branch. According to a WARN Notice from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Auto Dealers Exchange of Memphis (ADESA) in Fall Branch is laying off 35 workers. ADESA, located at 195 Joe […] → Read More

TWRA: No boating fatalities, 11 BUI arrests over Independence Day weekend

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency announced on Monday that no boating fatalities occurred over the 4th of July weekend. According to a release from TWRA, the annual Operation Dry Water was held on its usual July 3-5. Operation Dry Water is an enforcement campaign aimed at reducing alcohol and drug-related accidents […] → Read More

NCDHHS: 74,529 COVID-19 cases in North Carolina; cases climb in Watauga Co.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WJHL) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 74,529 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Monday. The department also reported 982 hospitalizations and over a million coronavirus tests completed. Ashe County — 60 cases / 1 death (3 new cases) Avery County — 18 cases (3 new […] → Read More

Barberitos plans grand opening at new Abingdon location on July 13

ABINGDON, Va. (WJHL) – A new Barberitos location is opening in Abingdon, Virginia on July 13. According to a release from the restaurant chain, the new location is located at 101 Cook Street. The release says guests will be able to eat in the dining room during the grand opening with proper spacing allotted between […] → Read More

BMS selling TN Strong masks at Food City, during All-Star Race

BRISTOL, Tenn. (WJHL) – Bristol Motor Speedway has announced that the speedway’s official TN Strong masks will be sold at Food City locations and at the NASCAR All-Star Race. According to a release from BMS, the organization was announced as one of the 30 original flagship brands in the state that was selected to participate […] → Read More

VDH: 63,339 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Virginia; 4 new cases in SW VA

RICHMOND, Va. (WJHL) – The Virginia Department of Health reported 63,339 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Monday. Monday marks an increase of 939 new cases in the state since Sunday. The total case number of confirmed and probable cases in Virginia is 66,102. VDH said there have been 1,747 confirmed coronavirus-related deaths […] → Read More