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Suspect charged with sexual offenses with girls has more possible victims

May 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Fifty-three charges of sexual activities involving girls ages 11-14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man Friday after a three-month investigation by a Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More

Smyrna Masonic Lodge donates to Tennessee Fisher House Foundation

May 10, 2021 at 11:00 am by

Members of the Sam Davis Masonic Lodge # 661 located in Smyrna, TN donated $1500.00 from their recent pancake breakfast to The Tennessee Fisher House Foundation. Sam Davis Ma.... Read More

Bill Lee signs bill that requires burial or cremation of aborted child

May 10, 2021 at 10:31 am by Voice Wire

Gov. Bill Lee recently signed The Unborn Child Dignity Act, sponsored by State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma. The legislation wil.... Read More

Mother address stranger who killed her daughter

May 10, 2021 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Debbie Ervin now breathed easier this Mother's Day because the stranger who killed her daughter was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday. Her daughter Katelyn Ervin,.... Read More

Murfreesboro road construction projects for May 9 through May 15

May 10, 2021 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

City Construction Projects for May 9 through May 15 Old Pinnacle Building Demolition Work (N Maple St. at W College St.) Expected No Lane Closures: Monday through Friday: Si.... Read More

Marsh & Reeves secure $42M in funding for TCAT-Shelbyville

May 10, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

State Rep. Pat Marsh, R-Shelbyville, and State Sen. Shane Reeves, R-Murfreesboro, have secured $42.4 million in state funding for the construction of the Bedford County High.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Counties Growth: Is Rutherford County still tops in the state?

May 10, 2021 at 07:00 am by robmtchl

Tennessee "By the numbers" according to census estimates as published on the website World Population Review. In 2019, the most populous county in Tennessee is Shel.... Read More
Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Corrections officers spend career locked in caring for inmates

May 08, 2021 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

They are locked in a secure facility with inmates charged with various crimes ranging from theft to murder for 40 hours every week. They serve as medics, counselors and caregi.... Read More
In Honor of Mother's Day

Mother's Day Distinguished

May 07, 2021 at 09:46 am by Paulette Jackson

"There is no greater gift and no greater responsibility than that of our children." ~ Elizabeth Elliot Distinguish definition: If you can distinguish one thing .... Read More

Rutherford County's Economic Opportunity Zones!

May 07, 2021 at 09:25 am by robmtchl

America is the land of opportunity. Rutherford County is also a land of "opportunity zones" as well! If you aren't familiar with what they are; maybe this will help and might.... Read More
Maj. Gen. Tommie Baker, Tennessee’s Deputy Adjutant General, presents the Legion of Merit to Col. Leonard “Trey” Brannom.

Col. Trey Brannom retires from the Tenn. National Guard after 30 years

May 07, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

After more than 30 years of service in the Tennessee National Guard, Col. Leonard “Trey” Brannom, a long-time Tullahoma and Murfreesboro resident, retired on May 6.... Read More

Rutherford SROs fund five scholarships for seniors

May 06, 2021 at 04:49 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Five Rutherford County Schools’ seniors each earned $450 scholarships from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officers.      &nb.... Read More

Why is smokeless nicotine exempt from Tennessee's Tobacco Tax

May 06, 2021 at 08:00 am by robmtchl

Public Chapter 69 (2021), Effective March 31, 2021, the Tennessee General Assembly amended the definitions of “cigarette” and “tobacco products” and a.... Read More
High Water Barrel

Is your house in a flood zone? Here's how to find out.

May 06, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently issued preliminary flood maps for Rutherford County, according to a press release from the county. Data from FEMA indi.... Read More

Generational shifts bring challenges to communities

May 05, 2021 at 12:00 pm by robmtchl

Government and community leadership is currently being managed by Baby Boomers. It should not surprise anyone as this is the natural life progression. However, it is imperativ.... Read More
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