Day in Corona

Day in Corona

Corona quarantine drains nearly $200M from state's coffers

Jun 09, 2020 at 09:57 am by Michelle Willard

Prepare for some belt tightening, Tennesseans. The good news is the state's revenue only dropped about 16 percent in April, the first full month that was Corona-canceled.... Read More
The nose of a Nissan Altima

Day in Corona: Nissan expects 20% decline in revenue in 2020, prepares to reopen Smyrna plant

May 29, 2020 at 09:13 am by Michelle Willard

Local carmaker Nissan Motor Co. has been hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Production has been halted for a couple of months now at the Smyrna vehicle assembly plant and no o.... Read More
Let's just legalize pot already

Day in Corona: Why 40% hit to tax coffers means we should legalize pot

May 12, 2020 at 12:54 pm by Michelle Willard 1

We knew it was going to be bad, just how bad was up for debate, and really it could have been much worse. But a 39.75 percent hit to state revenues is a gut punch. Tennessee.... Read More

Day in Corona: Rutherford County Schools makes plans for graduation and next year

May 04, 2020 at 11:30 am by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County Schools sees a light at the end of the tunnel. Hopefully, it's not THAT light, but instead a hope for a future where things can be planned in advance. .... Read More
Murfreesboro's 3 step plan to reopening

Day in Corona: Here's Murfreesboro's 3 step plan to reopening

Apr 24, 2020 at 12:14 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has a plan to reopen the city on May 1 (or before whatever the governor decides). McFarland vaguely addressed his plan Thursday evening in.... Read More
Day in Corona, April 21

Day in Corona: Rutherford County School Board member seen flying around Nashville in eagle cosplay

Apr 21, 2020 at 11:01 am by Michelle Willard

During the three-hour testing window on Saturday, April 18, 354 COVID-19 tests were performed at the Rutherford County Health Department. Lines of cars wrapped around downtow.... Read More
Angry couple on bench

Instead of getting divorced, complain about your spouse here

Apr 17, 2020 at 10:47 am by Michelle Willard 1

Out of curiosity, I looked up searches for "divorce" on Google Trends. Over the past 30 days, Tennessee is No. 7 in the nation in searches for "divorce," which is down from la.... Read More
Day in Corona, April 16, 2020

Day in Corona: Crime is down statewide

Apr 16, 2020 at 11:04 am by Michelle Willard

As we saw last week in Murfreesboro crime overall is down because no one is leaving their houses.  Across the state, certain crimes has taken a hit, according to pr.... Read More
Day in Corona

Day in Corona: Crime in Murfreesboro is down

Apr 10, 2020 at 10:23 am by Michelle Willard

The good news is that crime is down. Because most people are staying home, crime in Murfreesboro is down in most categories. According to data I requested from the Murfreesbo.... Read More
Day in Corona, April 8, 2020

Day in Corona: 'Milano Central Kitchen' seeks to feed food insecure

Apr 08, 2020 at 02:14 pm by Michelle Willard

When I'm feeling down, I take Mr. Rogers's advice and look for the helpers. "When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, "Look for t.... Read More