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Jan. 21, 1893: The Daily American, a newspaper in Nashville and with a dateline of Johnson City, reported on people found frozen to death. “The weather here for the past two weeks has been the coldest which has ever been known in East Tennessee, it being from 22 to 31 degrees below zero. This morning Sally Grant, an old lady, was found frozen to death in the road. F.B. Abernathy, a prominent merchant of Bakersville, N.C., arrived here today, and brought news of the finding of an old man by the name of Ellis dead at that place yesterday, he being found frozen to death and his body covered with snow. Several other persons are also reported to have been frozen to death near here.”

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Cryoport, Inc. (Nasdaq: CYRX) ("Cryoport" or the "Company"), a global leader in temperature-controlled supply chain solutions for the life sciences industry, today announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of an aggregate of 3,787,878 newly issued shares of common stock at a public offering price of $66.00 per share. In addition, the Company has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 568,181 shares of common stock. The net proceeds to the Company from the offering of the shares are expected to be approximately $234.5 million after deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by the Company, and assuming no exercise of the underwriters' option to purchase additional shares. Subject to customary conditions, the offering is expected to close on January 25, 2021.

Obituaries

Jane Ellen Legge, 57, passed away peacefully at her home on Ja…

Donald Lee Morris, 78, of Portland, passed away on Jan. 6, 2021.

Wendel Gregory, 80, of Westmoreland, passed away on Jan. 13, 2…

Truman C. Brewer, 89, of Portland, passed away on Jan. 9, 2021.

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Portland High School girls head basketball coach Scott Steinbrecher didn’t make any adjustments at halftime of the Lady Panthers’ game with Springfield on Saturday night.

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Momentum swings are a big thing, especially in high-school sports, and the Portland boys’ basketball team found that out in a 46-44 loss to visiting Springfield last Saturday night.

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Tournament host Portland East Middle School girls basketball team battled for three quarters but came up short in a 32-21 loss to visiting Westmoreland in last Thursday evening’s Sumner County Conference AA tournament championship game.