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 In light of COVID-19, tnAchieves has been working to support TN Promise students across the state by implementing new ways to offer encouragement and connect virtually. Nearly two weeks into the Class of 2020 mandatory team meeting period, tnAchieves cancelled all remaining meetings and qui…

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A hearing in the case of a Henry County Sheriff's deputy who was suspended Friday over a social media post related to the George Floyd case has been delayed while he seeks legal representation.

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Members of the Paris and Henry County community will gather at noon today on the west side of the Henry County courthouse to observe a brief time of prayer and reflection for the 100,000 Americans who have died because of COVID-19.

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Jacob Pinson (right) graduates in a solo ceremony Saturday morning with Henry County High School Principal Michele Webb (left) and other faculty, as well as family and church community members. Pinson is a member of the National Honor Society and was a peer tutor for two years at HCHS.

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Henry County High School’s Class of 2020, made up of 336 graduates, walked across a stage Friday night at Patriot Stadium during a joyful and long-awaited commencement.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Post-Intelligencer has not been notified of closures for any of the following events, but they are subject to postponement or cancellation because of health safety concerns.

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Scores from Henry County restaurant inspections conducted by the Henry County Health Department for the week of May 21-27 (maximum score: 100; scores available online at inspections.myhealthdepartment.com/tennessee):

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Fans of roller skating have had a difficult few weeks as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to basically remain in their own homes rather than enjoy any kind of recreational activity.

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The state’s health care workers and first responders who are on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic response have a new resource to use about feelings of stress, anxiety, sadness or depression related to work.  

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Henry County Medical Center was able to finish April $2.5 million in the black, despite having a sharp downturn in nearly every category that month because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Henry County Health Department employees Lori Taylor (left) and Paula Perkins, both registered nurses, prepare for their next patient at the COVID-19 testing site on the Bethel University Paris campus. Taylor, the nursing supervisor at the Health Department, said Friday was the final day dri…

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Henry County Circuit Judge Donald Parish (center) sports a mask Wednesday as he convenes court for the first time since it closed in March by order of the Tennessee Supreme Court. At left is Sharyn Heath, court reporter, and at right is Mike Wilson, Circuit Court clerk. In-person court sessi…

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee will soon stop providing the names and addresses of COVID-19 patients with first responders after initially arguing doing so would protect those on the front line.

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NEW YORK (AP) — For many religious families across the United States, the coronavirus has disrupted their most anticipated traditions – the rites of passage that mark their adolescent children’s full entry into their congregations.

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MR. and MRS. BILLY TUBBS of Camden are the parents of a son, RYLAN ANTHONY, born May 26, 2020, at Henry County Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces. The mother is the former Sierra Dillon of Camden. Paternal grandmother is Missy Tubbs of Big Sandy; maternal grandparents are Kelly Sw…

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Lee Hayes of Boy Scout Troop 28 places an American flag in the ground next to the tombstone of U.S. Army veteran Melissa Veazey on Saturday at Maplewood Cemetery. Hayes and the rest of his troop visit the cemetery each year to commemorate and remember veterans.

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Firefighters with the Paris Landing Volunteer Fire Department put out a car fire on Sunday morning on Highway 79 northeast of Paris, near Bull Durham Road. The driver, LaCinda Rollins of Troy, said she was driving and saw smoke coming from under the hood. After she got out of the car to call…

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Henry County High School graduating senior Roger Varneke throws his cap into the air after he receives his diploma Friday afternoon on the circle drive in front of the school. HCHS hosted a special ceremony for Varneke because he has joined the Army and will be leaving this week for Fort Leo…

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Scores from Henry County restaurant inspections conducted by the Henry County Health Department for the week of May 14-20 (maximum score: 100; scores available online at inspections.myhealthdepartment.com/tennessee):

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Many local offices have been closed recently because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Memorial Day holiday coming up Monday will be closing most places anyway.

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Members of the Henry County Emergency Food and Shelter Committee voted unanimously to accept an award of $12,915 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Emergency Food and Shelter program Thursday in a meeting at the courthouse.

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Henry County Circuit Judge Donald Parish has added an additional criminal day of court to hear cases and pleas for those represented by the public defender’s office.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Post-Intelligencer has not been notified of closures for any of the following events, but they are subject to postponement or cancellation because of health safety concerns.

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NASHVILLE (AP) — Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover was “thrilled” to receive a call from Oprah Winfrey asking what she could do to help Nashville residents suffering from the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus, she said this week.