Sullivan East postpones homecoming activities, October 2 game due to COVID-19

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SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL)- Officials with Sullivan County Schools have announced the postponement of homecoming activities and Friday night’s football game due to COVID-19.

In a release issued Thursday night school officials said in part, “A member of the football community at Sullivan East High School has tested positive for COVID-19 today and as a result, the October 2nd Homecoming Football Game with Grainger County High School and all Homecoming activities will be postponed.”

Sullivan County school officials added that tickets purchased for Friday’s game will be honored on October 16.

Homecoming activities have also been tentatively rescheduled for October 16, according to school officials.

This is a developing story. Look for updates on WJHL.com.

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