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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Armed, barricaded suspect charged with firing at SWAT Team

Mar 04, 2021 at 04:06 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Four additional charges of aggravated assault were filed against an armed barricaded man who allegedly fired at Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies Wednesday during a s.... Read More
Justice for All

TN Supreme Court honors 17 Rutherford County lawyers for pro bono service

Mar 04, 2021 at 11:06 am by Voice Wire

The Tennessee Supreme Court and the Access to Justice Commission recently recognized 17 Rutherford County lawyers as 2020 Attorneys for Justice, an honor awarded to all a.... Read More
2021-2022 Grant Cycle

Get your grant requests ready. The United Way is now accepting proposals for 2021-2022

Mar 04, 2021 at 09:00 am by United Way

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is now accepting proposals for a one-year grant cycle. Grants may be renewable beyond one year contingent upon alignment with.... Read More
Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron

Ending the Rutherford County Mask Mandate is Dangerous Culture War Nonsense

Mar 04, 2021 at 08:00 am by Brendon Donoho 8

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron recently announced that the county's mask mandate would be lifted on March 15, paradoxically urging Rutherford County residents to continue.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Barricaded suspect surrenders to Rutherford County Sheriff’s SWAT team after 6 hours

Mar 03, 2021 at 05:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A man who allegedly shot a relative’s tire barricaded himself for six hours before surrendering to Rutherford County Sheriff’s SWAT team Wednesday off Bradyville P.... Read More

Slavery Has Never Been Abolished in the United States. In Tennessee, It Could Be Soon.

Mar 03, 2021 at 11:00 am by Brendon Donoho

The following piece is a follow-up to my earlier column: Why it's time to fully abolish slavery in Tennessee. Now. In a previous column in support of State Sen.... Read More

Chicken Salad Chick donates $20K to the Journey Home

Mar 03, 2021 at 10:30 am by LCouser

Chicken Salad Chick recently presented The Journey Home with a $20,030 gift to further the efforts of the nonprofit. During December of last year, Chicken Salad Chicks in the.... Read More

La Vergne Vice Mayor moves, resigns post on board

Mar 03, 2021 at 10:03 am by Voice Wire

La Vergne's Vice Mayor Melisa Brown officially submitted her resignation to the La Vergne Board of Mayor and Aldermen at the conclusion of their monthly meeting on March 2. B.... Read More

Why it's time to fully abolish slavery in Tennessee. Now.

Mar 02, 2021 at 12:18 pm by Brendon Donoho 2

It is long past time to fully abolish slavery in the state of Tennessee and nationwide, and State Sen. Akbari’s Joint Resolution 80 aims to do just that. I suppose.... Read More
Dr. John Vile, dean of the MTSU's University Honors College

Opinion: Let’s Keep Tennessee’s Knee off the First Amendment by Dr. John Vile

Mar 02, 2021 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire 1

Despite what one might think are far more pressing problems, in the past few weeks a number of Tennessee legislators have threatened to penalize state colleges and universitie.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Awesome Playgrounds in Rutherford County

Mar 02, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

During our last family vacation (before Covid), I found myself Googling two words. Not "best restaurants" (though we ate out plenty.) Not "family attractions" (though we hit.... Read More
Graph of year-over-year home sales growth in Rutherford County, Tenn.

Rutherford County Had a Huge Growth Year in 2020

Mar 02, 2021 at 09:49 am by Rob4rctn

In spite of COVID-19 related business challenges the last year created; one area that was unaffected was the housing market. People moved to Rutherford County in near record.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department CSI

Updated: Sunday morning shooting in Murfreesboro sends teenager to hospital

Mar 01, 2021 at 11:30 am by Voice Wire

An 18-year-old man is arrested for the shooting of a 15-year-old male at a hotel in Murfreesboro on Sunday, Feb. 28. Deshawn Wells is charged with attempted homicide. &n.... Read More

U.S. Attorney presents awards to 2 officers who investigated opioid deaths, injuries

Mar 01, 2021 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Two officers who investigated a rash of opioid overdoses leading to one death and serious injuries to seven people earned awards from U.S. Attorney Don Cochran Wednesday. Mur.... Read More
Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee & the Cumberlands

How the Legal Aid Society helps Middle Tennessee residents protect themselves

Mar 01, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands announced today that it is now a partner of Safe at Home, the Tennessee Secretary of State’s free statewide add.... Read More