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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Two suspects charged in I-24 shooting

Mar 08, 2021 at 03:53 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

One suspect was charged with attempted first-degree murder after he allegedly shot a La Vergne woman Saturday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives sa.... Read More
Housing Help

Rutherford Democrats partner with COVID-19 rental relief program

Mar 08, 2021 at 01:13 pm by stacynunnally

The Rutherford County Democratic Party (RCDP) announced today that they will be a community partner with the Rutherford County COVID-19 Rental Relief program which starts taki.... Read More

Poverty is a Problem in Murfreesboro. Mutual Aid is the Answer.

Mar 08, 2021 at 12:00 pm by Brendon Donoho

This should come as little surprise for those who pay attention to the world around them, but poverty is a significant problem in Murfreesboro, and has been since long before.... Read More
Mayor Mary Esther Reed, Smyrna Parks Director Mike Moss, Young Leader recipient Sandra Kamel, and Smyrna Recreation Program Supervisor Marty Smith

Smyrna honors 2020 Lifetime Service Award and 2020 Young Leader Award Winners

Mar 08, 2021 at 10:30 am by Voice Wire

Ed Gleason was named the 2020 Kenneth "Coon" Victory Lifetime Service Award winner and Sandra Kamel is the 2020 Young Leader Award winner, Smyrna Parks and Recreation Dir.... Read More

TRAFFIC ALERT: TSSAA State Basketball Championships return to Murphy Center

Mar 08, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The 2021 Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) State Basketball Championships will take place this week at Murphy Center on the Middle Tennessee State Univer.... Read More
TVA Investment Challenge

MTSU business students produce 'stunning' results in investment challenge

Mar 08, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

A student team of business majors at Middle Tennessee State University proved that their market analysis skills are comparable to those of Wall Street veterans with stellar re.... Read More

Suspected road rage shooting on I-24 sends injures 1, stalls traffic

Mar 07, 2021 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

One person suffered injuries during a potential road rage shooting early Saturday afternoon on Interstate 24 near the Interstate 840 exit toward Nashville, Rutherford County S.... Read More
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