Coronavirus

Murfreesboro issues 'Safer at Home' guidance

Mar 28, 2020 at 05:07 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued a renewed order, amending the local ‘State of Emergency’ for the City of Murfreesboro in response to the COVID-19 pandemi.... Read More
Day in Corona

Day in Corona: Tenn. Supreme Court resets again, orders jail populations reduced

Mar 26, 2020 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

A few weeks ago, the Tennessee Supreme Court suspended in-person court hearings until March 31. On March 25, the high court issued an order extending the suspension of most in.... Read More
Oakland High School senior Joshua Jones

Oakland student named local Boys & Girls Clubs Youth of the Year

Mar 26, 2020 at 09:00 am by Michelle Willard

Oakland High School senior Joshua Jones was recently named the local level Boys and Girls Club Youth of the Year for 2020. Jones (above) will now compete on the state le.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Hall is closed to the public

Mar 24, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro City Hall will be closed to the public, effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, until further notice. Critical operations will continue. The temporary City Hall clo.... Read More
Smyrna Mayor Mary Esther Reed and StoneCrest Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eric Schuck

Day in Corona: Bill Ketron surfaces and what Smyrna and La Vergne are doing

Mar 24, 2020 at 09:52 am by Michelle Willard 1

While mayors from across the state (including Shane McFarland) have been doing everything they can to reassure the public, our County Mayor Bill Ketron has been suspiciously a.... Read More
A recreation of restaurants in Murfreesboro featuring an empty chair.

Day in Corona: Can they tell us to stay home?

Mar 23, 2020 at 09:45 am by Michelle Willard

Over the weekend, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland declared a "state of emergency" in the city and issued a series of orders that impact restaurants, bars and gyms. That wa.... Read More
Novel Coronavirus

Week in Corona: Rutherford County has 5 confirmed cases

Mar 21, 2020 at 11:35 am by Michelle Willard

The biggest thing that bothers me, other than a lack of leadership, is that the state seems to be hoarding information from the public. Yesterday, I accused Bill Ketron of wi.... Read More
Two "leaders" Bill Ketron and Bill Lee

Week in Ketron: Why is our county mayor lying to us about COVID-19?

Mar 20, 2020 at 03:54 pm by Michelle Willard 2

I only have one question today: Why is our county mayor lying to us? In these unprecedented and trying times, we need a strong leader who isn't afraid to tell us the truth..... Read More
Nissan Group North America

Nissan suspends production

Mar 19, 2020 at 02:19 pm by Michelle Willard

Nissan announced that it will temporarily suspend production of its manufacturing facilities in the U.S. starting March 20 through April 6. The company is taking this action.... Read More
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The novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

How local businesses and others are responding to COVID-19

Mar 19, 2020 at 10:15 am by Michelle Willard

According to a report from WalletHub, Tennessee has fallen behind other states in its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To identify which states are taking the la.... Read More

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