The Washington County Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Election Day to discuss a new pandemic plan after being told Tuesday that the school system has 974 teachers, students and support staff quarantined or in isolation as result of possible exposure to the novel coronavirus.

Mark Matteau, owner of The SleepZone Mattress Centers, recently presented a check for $4,790 to Rhonda Chafin, executive director of Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee. Every month, The SleepZone Mattress Centers donate a portion of every sale to a local nonprofit organization. …