Panel at the White House Coronavirus Task Force

Sidney McPhee, MTSU officials take part in White House panel on reopening campuses this fall

Jul 08, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Middle Tennessee State University officials were invited Tuesday to the White House as part of a panel of education leaders who shared plans to reopen the nation's schools and.... Read More

4 Nashville-based startups launch COVID-19 response efforts

Jul 07, 2020 at 11:00 am by bmulder

Charity-tech brands GeekCause, Generous, Givful and Kindful have jointly announced a range of new initiatives to support the important work of American nonprofits during the C.... Read More
Rutherford Responsible: Wear a mask when social distancing is impractical

Rutherford County encourages (not mandates) masks while in public

Jul 06, 2020 at 04:26 pm by Voice Wire 3

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday, July 6, that Rutherford County will not impose a mask mandate. Instead, businesses, citizens, and visitors are strongly e.... Read More
2020 Nissan 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition

Nissan sales hammered by global pandemic

Jul 02, 2020 at 09:00 am by Michelle Willard

Nissan Group announced total U.S. second-quarter sales got walloped by the COVID-19 pandemic. For the Franklin-based automaker, sales from April-June 2020 totaled 1.... Read More
Maintain your space. Cover your face.

Do Rutherford County mayors have the authority to mandate masks?

Jun 30, 2020 at 11:37 am by Voice Wire

Over the weekend, Dr. Michael Caldwell, Director of the Metro Public Health Department issued Public Health Order 8 that mandates the use of facial coverings or masks in David.... Read More
Republic Services tries to make us like them.

Middle Point parent company donates 60K masks to Rutherford County

Jun 30, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Republic Services has donated 60,000 N95 respirator masks to Rutherford County to help protect first responders, county personnel and the community. The personal protective eq.... Read More
Old Time Pottery

COVID closure forces Old Time Pottery into bankruptcy

Jun 30, 2020 at 09:38 am by Michelle Willard

Old Time Pottery announced via press release that it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will be closing some stores because of the global pandemic.   "Pri.... Read More
Tennessee Small Business Development Center at MTSU

How TSBDC can help small business owners tap into COVID-19 emergency funds

Jun 30, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Small business owners across the state unclear about the process for applying for emergency assistance from the federal government are encouraged to seek free counseling assis.... Read More
Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index takes a nose dive

Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index takes a nose dive

Jun 16, 2020 at 11:35 am by Voice Wire

The Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index has plummeted to an all-time low as the effects of the coronavirus pandemic ripple throughout the state’s economy, according to a su.... Read More
House construction

Housing Market Report: 'Strong' first quarter, but future economic impact of COVID-19 unclear

Jun 16, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Tennessee's housing report showed the state "did experience a strong first quarter of 2020," but the report's author cautions that the impact of the COVID-19 pandemi.... Read More