Sunday, June 26, 2022

Tennessee Tech announces new degree in design studies

COOKEVILLE - Beginning this fall, students in the School of Human Ecology at Tennessee Tech University will be able to get their Bachelor...

OSHA conducting focused inspections on healthcare 

On March 2, 2022, the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a Memorandum for...

Averitt honors Brewer for 25 years of service

COOKEVILLE – Averitt Express recently honored associate Jason Brewer of Algood for 25 years of service. He is one...

Cookeville Regional celebrates staff

COOKEVILLE — There’s no doubt these past two years have been challenging for everyone. But the ones who have been the...

The best Mother’s Day gift is the gift of health

COOKEVILLE — May is National Women’s Health Month, an observance led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.

CRMC updates masking policy

COOKEVILLE – Due to the low community transmission and following CDC guidelines, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) will be updating its masking policy...

CRMC to relax visitation policy

COOKEVILLE - Due to the decline in COVID patient census, Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) will be going back to its regular visitation...

Overview of the EEOC’s 2022 caregiving responsibilities guidance

Over the past several decades, employee caregiving requirements have created operational readiness, employee morale, and employment law liability exposure...

SmartFinancial announces results for the First Quarter 2022

KNOXVILLE - SmartFinancial, Inc. ("SmartFinancial" or the "Company"; NASDAQ: SMBK), today announced net income of $8.3 million, or $0.49 per diluted common share,...

April is National Donate Life month

COOKEVILLE — Becoming an organ donor is a selfless act that takes minutes to do. April is National Donate Life Month,...

Congressman visits cardiac and pulmonary rehab facility

COOKEVILLE — Cookeville Regional Medical Center’s cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation services are essential for patients recovering from heart problems and who have long-term breathing...

Cookeville Regional introduces new cardiac imaging tool

COOKEVILLE — The cardiology team at Cookeville Regional Medical Center is constantly innovating in diagnosing heart issues. With the introduction of...

New law that would prohibit forced arbitration of certain claims

On March 3, 2022, President Biden signed into law the “End to Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual...

New pulmonologist joins Cookeville Regional staff

COOKEVILLE — The demand for pulmonologists has increased in this post-COVID environment. Dr. Lisa Robinson is the newest member of the...

Lucky pennies or retaliatory conduct?

Most of us read the story a few months ago about an employer in Georgia paying an employee his...

Code STEMI drill held Monday morning

COOKEVILLE — A mock Code STEMI held Monday at Cookeville Regional Medical Center (CRMC) involved a high-ranking elected official. Congressman John...

EEOC settles class action over hiring practices for $5 million

In February, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) settled a nationwide class action lawsuit against American Freight Management...

COVID vaccine hours changing

COOKEVILLE— Over the past year, the pharmacy staff at Cookeville Regional Medical Center have been available to administer the COVID vaccine to the...

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

COOKEVILLE — It’s estimated that 151,030 Americans will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer this year, a slight increase from last year. 

Court grounds Hawaiian Airlines employees’ vaccine mandate challenge

In O’Hailpin et. al v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. a group of employees brought a putative class action that challenged Hawaiian...

Cyber liability and social media policies

Social media is everywhere in the 21st Century, including the workplace, and there are pros and cons to its use...