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Rutherford County instructional coach is second-time finalist for Presidential Awards in teaching

Jan 15, 2021 at 12:00 pm by Voice Wire

As everyone positioned themselves on the floor for the meditation portion of a local barre class, the instructor shared a quote from John Assaraf. “A comfort zone is a.... Read More
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2021 One Book community read tackles racism

Jan 15, 2021 at 11:00 am by literacymatters

One Book is an initiative to promote reading and unity. Each year, Read To Succeed and the Rutherford County One Book Committee select a book and invite the community to read.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Ways to Explore Rutherford County

Jan 15, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

"What's there to do here?" It's a question I get asked often by friends, whether they've just moved back to Rutherford County from living out of state, or more often.... Read More
Rutherford County Deputy Carol Stafford received the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Beyond the Traffic Stop award.

Rutherford Sheriff's Deputy earns state 'Beyond the Traffic Stop' award

Jan 15, 2021 at 09:11 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Recovering about $17,000 worth of illegal drugs during a traffic stop for speeding earned a Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy a state award. Deputy Carol Stafford earn.... Read More

Imagination Library's Storybook Breakfast returns April 17

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:42 pm by United Way 1

Calling all book lovers! The local Imagination Library – Books from Birth Storybook Breakfast, presented by Murfreesboro Medical Center Pediatrics and ENT, returns in so.... Read More

5 Rutherford County businesses cited by state in December 2020

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:29 pm by Michelle Willard

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Division of Regulatory Boards has released its latest Disciplinary Action Report, which includes five Rutherford Cou.... Read More
Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival (SE-YA)

SEYA Book Fest goes online for 2021

Jan 14, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

This year's Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival will be a virtual event held March 11–13. The 2020 edition was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We a.... Read More
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American Red Cross, Alpha Phi Alpha hold blood drive on MLK Day

Jan 14, 2021 at 09:17 am by Voice Wire

The American Red Cross and the Rutherford County Alumni Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will partner to host a community blood drive on Monday, Jan. 18. The drive will t.... Read More

Smyrna Fire installs 55 automated external defibrillators in town facilities and front-line public safety vehicles

Jan 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Smyrna Fire Department personnel are installing 55 automated external defibrillators (AED) in Town facilities, including concession stands at each ballfield, front-line fire a.... Read More

Missing Rutherford County woman with dementia found safely

Jan 13, 2021 at 01:19 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A missing Rutherford County woman with dementia was found unharmed this morning in Wilson County, a sheriff’s supervisor said. Deborah Alsup, 67, was reported missing a.... Read More
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Jimmy Turner appointed to fill vacant seat created by Judge David Bragg's retirement

Jan 13, 2021 at 11:28 am by Michelle Willard

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday, Jan. 13 appointments to judicial positions across the state, including one for the court that covers Rut.... Read More
Murfreesboro Cultural Arts Laureate Program 2021 recipients

Murfreesboro names 2021 Laureates

Jan 12, 2021 at 09:52 am by Voice Wire

Dancer Meg Brooker and actor Cameron L. Mitchell join Poet laureate Amie Whittemore in being named as The City of Murfreesboro Cultural Arts' 2021 Laureates. The Murfreesboro.... Read More
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Project UNITE​ connects homes and businesses to broadband internet

Jan 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

United Communications is proud to share updates around its mission to connect Middle Tennessee, ​Project UNITE​. Built to address the crucial need for internet access.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff's detectives, county fire drones rescue lost woman

Jan 11, 2021 at 12:49 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Drones located a distraught woman who ran into a wooded area in 32-degree weather Saturday near Hoovers Gap Frontage Road, a sheriff’s supervisor reported. Sheriff&rsqu.... Read More
Smyrna ESL instructor Meghan Vigil

Smyrna ESL instructor honored by state teachers' organization

Jan 11, 2021 at 09:40 am by Voice Wire

Despite the encouragement from colleagues, Meghan Vigil wasn't sure she wanted to attend a virtual business meeting being held during an annual conference hosted by the Tennes.... Read More