Public Warning

Public Warning

By now you are aware that TN Governor Bill Lee’s Executive Order Nos. 17, 21, and 22 have issued pursuant to emergency authority under Tenn. Code Ann. § 58-2-107 to limit the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. These Orders have the force of law and are in effect until 11:59 p.m. om Tuesday, April 14, 2020. The orders expressly prohibit establishments form being open for eating/drinking anywhere onsite. The Orders require closure of gyms and fitness/exercise centers, beauty salons, barbershops, beauty supply stores, retail (with no exclusive delivery/curb-side pick-up), etc. The Orders require that all NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES/SERVICES close. Furthermore, persons in the State of Tennessee shall not participate in social gatherings of ten (10) or more people. VIOLATION OF AN EMERGENCY ORDER IS A CLASS A MISDEMEANOR (not more than 11 months, 29 days in prison and up to $2,500 fine).

For inquiries, kindly contact:

Mayor William D. Rawls, Jr.
Brownsville City Hall


Chief Barry Diebold
Brownsville Police Dept.

[email protected]