Ask Ellie: Why don't we make up for lost education with year-round schools post-COVID

Jun 29, 2021 at 07:00 am by Ask Ellie 1

Dear Ellie: School is out for summer. But getting through COVID was, it seems, like an extended summer vacation and a loss of an entire school year. I don’t un.... Read More

Rutherford Health Department moves COVID-19 testing & vaccination location back to Burton Street

Jun 23, 2021 at 09:13 am by Voice Wire

    Rutherford County Health Department will be changing its vaccination and testing site beginning Monday, June 28. The COVID-19 vaccination site will be movi.... Read More

Middle Tennesseans help during Tennessee National Guard's COVID-19 mission

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

When COVID-19 appeared in Tennessee, Guardsmen from across the state were ready to serve their community. Thousands volunteered to help in the fight against COVID-19, whi.... Read More

MTSU ends mask mandate

May 25, 2021 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

In a note to the campus community Monday, May 24, MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee announced his decision to immediately end campus mask mandates (with a few exceptions), socia.... Read More

Rutherford County honored staff for service in COVID-19 vaccine call center

May 14, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center operators were recognized at an appreciation luncheon this month.  The call center was staffed by employees whose departme.... Read More

Covid's Impact on Taxes and Telecommuting

May 13, 2021 at 09:38 am by robmtchl

Through COVID-caused necessity, businesses and government learned to work remotely, and a segment of the workforce will continue to do so. How do we properly begin&n.... Read More

Appointments are not required to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Rutherford County

Apr 27, 2021 at 01:38 pm by Voice Wire 1

The Rutherford County Health Department announced today it is offering walk-in options for individuals to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  Appointments are highly encouraged.... Read More

More than half of Tennesseans hesitant to get any COVID vaccine

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:23 am by Michelle Willard 3

Over half of Tennesseans are "willing but hesitant to receive a COVID-19 vaccine," a recent study commissioned by the Tennessee Department of Health suggests. On Thursda.... Read More
MTSU student Megan Young, left, receives the COVID-19 vaccine from Abby Sparkman of Murfreesboro, a fourth-year Lipscomb University pharmacy student, in the Health, Wellness and Recreation Ce

MTSU to resume COVID-19 vaccine clinic April 15 with Moderna supply

Apr 15, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire 1

MTSU officials announced the “Don’t Miss Your Shot” COVID-19 vaccine clinic sponsored by MTSU Health Services will reopen Thursday, April 15, and Friday, Apr.... Read More

MTSU pauses Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine

Apr 13, 2021 at 11:48 am by Voice Wire

Upon the guidance of state and federal public health officials, MTSU Health Services will pause its vaccination efforts while a review is conducted into six rare but.... Read More

How to apply for funeral expenses for COVID-related deaths

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:43 am by Voice Wire

A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths. “We recognize that our c.... Read More

Christopher Hale: The pandemic's second Easter challenges us to remember and to change.

Apr 04, 2021 at 07:00 am by Christopher Hale

As a child at Saint Rose of Lima in Murfreesboro, I was always captivated by the complex mystery of the Easter story. What often struck me the most was Luke's proclamation tha.... Read More