Local news and opinions

Look out for the second mailing of the Murfreesboro Special Census

Nov 28, 2017 at 03:46 pm by Voice Wire

If your Murfreesboro household has not filled out and returned the Special Census form by mail or online, the City encourages you to ‘Be Murfreesboro, Be Counted.’.... Read More

McFadden School of Excellence pushes for failure

Nov 28, 2017 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

“I've missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. Twenty-six times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed ov.... Read More

John Colemon named ‘Beacon School’ by Imagine Learning

Nov 28, 2017 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

John Colemon Elementary School has been nationally recognized as an Imagine Learning Beacon School. John Colemon is one of only two schools from Tennessee and one of 63 natio.... Read More

Special election set for March to fill Jim Tracy's seat

Nov 27, 2017 at 03:34 pm by Voice Wire

The dates have been set for the primary and general elections to fill the seat vacated by Jim Tracy. The primary for Tennessee State Senate District 14 is set Jan..... Read More

Police Reports: Politics disrupt family's Thanksgiving

Nov 27, 2017 at 03:07 pm by Michelle Willard

At least one family's Thanksgiving dinner was disrupted by a fight over politics. A 39-year-old Murfreesboro man got into an argument with his brother after Thanksgiving dinn.... Read More
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Before Holly Bobo there was Kristie Baugus Moon

Nov 27, 2017 at 11:45 am by Michelle Willard

Nearly everyone in Tennessee has heard of Holly Bobo but 12 years before her disappearance another woman went missing in Decatur County. Unlike Holly Bobo, whose disappearanc.... Read More

Murfreesboro, Shelbyville police bust up possible prostitution ring

Nov 22, 2017 at 05:31 pm by Michelle Willard

A joint investigation between the Murfreesboro and Shelbyville police departments resulted in three arrests and the closure of two allegedly disreputable massage parlors.... Read More
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White Lives Matters Rally price tag comes in at $250K+

Nov 22, 2017 at 03:53 pm by Voice Wire

The City of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County have tallied the cost of providing security and support services for the Oct. 28 rally on the historic downtown Square. The Cit.... Read More

Haslam appoints Tidwell to Circuit Court Judge

Nov 21, 2017 at 04:00 pm by Voice Wire

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today appointed Barry Ross Tidwell of Murfreesboro as Circuit Court Judge in the 16th Judicial District, which includes Rutherford.... Read More

Should they stay or should they go? County debates future on the Square.

Nov 21, 2017 at 03:35 pm by Michelle Willard

The future of Rutherford County government offices on and around the Public Square is at a crossroads. Do they stay or do they go now and vacate the government-owned building.... Read More