Tag Archive for Covid-19

Alarming number of uninsured Tenn. children

More than 80,000 Tennessee children were uninsured last year, and that drop is among the highest rates in the nation, according to a new report from the Georgetown Center for Children and Families. Employer-sponsored coverage is increasingly unaffordable for many…

Power of protest, power of our ballots

(TriceEdneyWire.com) — In a year defined by distress and tragedy, no one has felt that chaos more painfully than the Black community, We’ve seen the coronavirus pandemic tear through our neighborhoods at a devastating rate. Job losses have surged, evictions…

Mayor of Manchester dies of COVID-19

Lonnie Norman, the mayor of a Manchester, Tennessee, died Monday morning after being hospitalized for COVID-19 earlier this month. He was 79 years old. “Today we share in the sorrow of a great loss to our community,” the mayor’s office…