Mask debate in Rutherford County Schools shows some adults can act like children

Sep 08, 2021 at 10:23 am by Michelle Willard 22

I learned along ago not to sit directly behind the speaker at a publicly televised meeting unless I wanted the world to see me. This lesson came the hard way when I got a text.... Read More

COVID closes all Rutherford County Schools for Friday, Sept. 3

Sep 01, 2021 at 03:55 pm by Cynthialynn Jones

James Evans with Rutherford County Schools sent parents an important update regarding school closing on Friday, Sept. 3, 2021. The message was as follows: Because of staffin.... Read More
Get your 'Dose of Hope' ... Get Vaccinated

Rutherford County launches COVID-19 vaccine-awareness campaign

Aug 30, 2021 at 07:00 am by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County, in collaboration with other local municipalities, healthcare providers, and community partners is launching a campaign this week called, “Get Your Dos.... Read More

Ask Ellie: How do you safely live in MTSU's dorms during a pandemic?

Aug 24, 2021 at 10:00 am by Ask Ellie

Dear Ellie: I am starting my Junior year at MTSU in a few days. My mom and dad think I need to live in the dorm because I need a college experience. I spent my first two year.... Read More
MTSU's Fall Faculty Meeting

McPhee encourages vaccinations in MTSU's Fall Faculty Meeting

Aug 20, 2021 at 08:25 am by Voice Wire

As thousands of Middle Tennessee State University students continue moving back onto campus this week, President Sidney A. McPhee welcomed back faculty and staff with praise f.... Read More

How to get a third dose of the COVID vaccine

Aug 17, 2021 at 06:00 am by Michelle Willard

The Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regarding an additio.... Read More
Bob Batcheller, who will be a volunteer at the MTSU School of Nursing’s site for Moderna COVID-19 vaccinations, receives his first dose from nursing student Taylor Shanklin Thursday, Feb. 25,

COVID-19 vaccinations increase as cases rise again

Aug 09, 2021 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

With a national and local increase in infections from the COVID-19 Delta variant, more reluctant Tennesseans are coming off the sidelines and rolling up their sleeves for.... Read More
Mask Up Murfreesboro

Why local schools need a mask mandate

Aug 06, 2021 at 10:15 am by Michelle Willard 7

A year ago, the elderly and immune compromised were most at risk to contract the virus. But now, it's children under 12, who are not approved to receive any of the COVID-19 va.... Read More
A Civil War encampment

Will History Repeat Itself?

Aug 06, 2021 at 09:00 am by FBIinformant 4

If Republican Party leaders don't get their heads screwed on straight about the COVID-19 pandemic and a great many other issues in America today, we may see history repeat its.... Read More

The federal eviction moratorium expires July 31: What renters need to know

Jul 22, 2021 at 09:08 am by bmdalton 5

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s federal eviction moratorium will expire on July 31. According to The National Equity Atlas, approximately 167,000 househ.... Read More
Tennessee National Guard

Tennessee National Guard assists vaccinating 1M Tennesseans

Jul 02, 2021 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

As of July 1, the Tennessee National Guard has helped administer more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccinations throughout Tennessee since Operation Warp Speed began. Tenness.... Read More
Rutherford County Schools

Rutherford County Schools uses part of COVID-relief to create 'Learning Loss Supervisor'

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Schools will be using part of its Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief Fund to hire the newly created position of Learning Loss Supervisor. Thi.... Read More