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Middle Tennessee State University resembled more of a ghost town than a campus Tuesday, just two days after students were originally set to return from spring break, before the coronavirus pandemic forced the closure of the university. Sidewalks usually streaming with students and parking lots usually swarming with cars were silent and still as students, …

Story by Makayla Boling Photo Courtesy of www.dropkickmurphys.com  Today, as most of you know, is St. Patrick’s Day. It is a day where many look forward to sloppy, unsanitary gatherings in cramped pubs with friends and strangers alike. However due to recent circumstances surrounding COVID-19, bars, restaurants and other gathering places are closed to the …

Amidst the state’s recently-declared state of emergency due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, the Rutherford County Mayor’s Office has confirmed the abrupt firing of the county’s Public Safety Director Kevin Lauer. “Kevin Lauer was released from employment with Rutherford County on Monday, March 9, 2020,” said Rutherford County Government’s Public Information Officer Ashley McDonald. …

Sports and entertainment have long been held in the public eye as the greatest escape from the problems and challenges of our day-to-day lives. And while that principle has been challenged many times in the past, perhaps it has never been proven less true that in the last 48 hours, as the sports world has …

MTSU has announced the extension of the university’s spring break until March 22 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, more commonly referred to as coronavirus. In addition, classes will resume remotely beginning March 23 and will continue as such until further notice. “We continue to closely monitor developments and updates from federal and state public …

Update: The first case of coronavirus has now been reported in Tennessee, as of March 5, 2020. It has no connection to this tweet. An unsubstantiated report of a coronavirus case was tweeted Monday morning by a student at Middle Tennessee State University, and has been confirmed as FALSE by officials at TriStar Stonecrest Medical …