COVID-19 Updates

Freed-Hardeman University makes adjustments to spring semester

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- Freed-Hardeman University is taking measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. FHU will take a two-week spring break from March 21 through April 5, and will begin serving students primarily online beginning April 6. FHU is taking…

Jackson State extends spring break

JACKSON, Tenn. -- The administration of Jackson State Community College has made the decision to extend spring break and cancel all classes through the week of March 16-20. All faculty and staff will report to work during the week of March…

Churches, universities prepare for coronavirus impacts

JACKSON, Tenn.--Although there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Madison County, the virus could impact our area in other ways. With 18 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Tennessee, how does it impact…

Lane College, Union University transitioning to online classes

JACKSON, Tenn. -- Lane College and Union University are both making adjustments to the Spring 2020 semester in response to coronavirus concerns. Lane College will be moving to remote classes for the remainder of the semester. Beginning March 23, classes…

Health officials give update on coronavirus

JACKSON, Tenn. --  According to health officials, there are zero confirmed coronavirus cases in Madison County as of Thursday. However, there are 18 Coronavirus cases in the Volunteer State. "Davidson is up to 6…

Closures due to precautionary measures

Bethel University's decided to extend spring break for another week. Classes will resume on March 23, 2020. Any student who has had contact with a person who is infected is urged to self-quarantine at home. Arrangements are being made for…

Frequently asked questions about coronavirus

JACKSON, Tenn. -- With more and more people talking about the coronavirus, it's essential you have a basic understanding of the virus. Where did coronavirus 2019 originate from? Wuhan, China -- specifically a…

UTM students, faculty respond to campus restrictions

MARTIN, Tenn. -- The largest university in West Tennessee is sending students home amid coronavirus concerns. The UT Martin campus is usually buzzing with activity. Thursday, it was almost silent. "It's pretty…

TDOC suspends visitation with inmates at prisons

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Department of Correction announced Thursday that all visitations at TDOC prisons have been suspended until further notice due to COVID-19. In a news release, TDOC says the move was made out of an abundance of…

18 confirmed coronavirus cases in Tennessee

NASHVILLE -- The Tennessee Department of Health has confirmed nine more cases of coronavirus in the state Thursday, bringing the total of positive cases to 18. TDH announced the new cases via Twitter,…