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Story by Bethany Porter Alexis Dove found herself jobless when the store she had worked at for nearly two years told her she could not come back to work until she turned 18 years old. Dove has worked as a sales associate at a local shoe store since November 2018.  The store had to shut …

Story by Shelby Seamans In early January 2019, the United States documented its first case of the coronavirus.  From that moment onward, the lives of many in our country were never the same.  Jobs were lost and businesses had to change the way they were run.  Schools were shut down and kids were sent home.  …

Story by Ashley Norman Since starring in her first play at age six, Nashville-based actor Corinne Leidhecker has known exactly what a life spent onstage and on-screen looks like. The art of performance is her calling, but the COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into the life she had always known. With the live theatre industry …

Story by Alicia Patton Glove’s? Check. Mask? Check. Oh, and don’t forget the face shield!  Those are just some of the few thoughts that run through Deja Thompson’s mind as she heads to work every morning. Work isn’t in an office instead work is being on the frontlines facing the deadly virus known as COVID-19.  …

Story by Ashley Barrientos / Lifestyles Editor As a woman in America, a mother of two and a teacher at Smyrna High School, Olivia Looper was already accustomed to facing adversity every day before COVID-19.  But 13 months since the pandemic was first identified on U.S. soil, her identities have intersected and converged beyond what …

On Tuesday, two students of Middle Tennessee State University were charged and arrested for a variety of crimes. According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations, “Rutherford County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Mohamed Gure, [22], with one count of Theft over $60,000, one count of Theft over $10,000, 30 counts of Forgery, and two counts …