Opening a new business is an exciting and stressful endeavor, but opening a new business during a pandemic can add an extra layer of unprecedented stress.

The East Tennessee Foundation recently granted $10,000 to Loudon County Schools to ensure its feeding program can continue through the summer.

After more than two months of no activity due to the coronavirus outbreak, high school teams throughout Loudon County have been cleared to return to practice in a limited setting.

Loudon County Baptist Association has been working through the COVID-19 pandemic to launch a ministry for displaced children.

Loudon County Habitat for Humanity ReStore and construction for the critical repair program are slowly resuming business.

Youth football and baseball teams in Loudon County are dealing with numerous questions and concerns regarding the possibility of returning this summer.

Twelve high school juniors from Loudon County will take the stage virtually Saturday in hopes of being named the winner of this year’s Distinguished Young Women competition.

Loudon County commissioners are preparing for the coming fiscal year budget that will likely have its fair share of challenges.

Local residents came together last week to celebrate National Day of Prayer, although they gathered virtually.

Local mayors again came together Monday for a brief update on how COVID-19 is affecting operations in Loudon County.

Greenback, Lenoir City and Loudon high schools and their respective athletic programs are working on plans to return to normal in time for the fall semester.

Following a countywide closure of parks and cancellation of sporting events, both Lenoir City and Loudon parks and recreation departments are hoping to reopen and resume activities soon.

As the state slowly begins to reopen, local churches are following their own timeline to best determine when congregations can make their way back into the building for services.

Covenant Health hospitals, including Fort Loudoun Medical Center in Lenoir City, are still offering emergency care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Residents of River Grove Health and Rehabilitation Center in Loudon waved to friends and family from their parking lot April 28 as vehicles one by one paraded by.

Lenoir City Schools is starting to bring employees back into buildings, while Loudon County Schools is taking slower steps.

With uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, some local churches have been forced to table international and domestic mission trips and find new ways to help others.

Thanks to help from the community, a couple of members of Blairland Baptist Church in Loudon will go on mission to Honduras.

Law enforcement agencies saw varying trends in reports of domestic assault as residents were asked to stay at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 has shut down many industries, leaving Tennesseans with no choice but to file for unemployment.

Graduating seniors at Lenoir City High School had the chance to pick up their caps and gowns by drive-through Tuesday even though the ceremony is months away.

Loudon Public Library partnered with Loudon United Methodist Church to deliver gift bags and provide a little cheer.

Thousands of businesses across the nation have been shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak, but mail and package delivery services remain operational.

Bowden’s Flowers of Lenoir City wants all of Loudon County to join in honoring the individuals working the front lines during the COVID-19 pandemic.