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Cynthia Thomas named new Mindful Care director

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Veteran health educator and nurse Cynthia Thomas has been named Managing Director of Programs at Mindful Care, the only state-licensed adult day services program in Rutherfo.... Read More

Alexander: Tennessee could get 40K doses of COVID vaccine next month

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:32 am by Michelle Willard 3

Tennessee could receive its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine in December, according to The Tennessee Journal. The online publication that focuses on state politics spoke wi.... Read More

La Vergne man indicted for reported role in heroin ring

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:17 am by Voice Wire

One La Vergne man and two Nashville men, who were indicted in February as part of a deadly heroin and fentanyl distribution network, have now been taken into federal cust.... Read More

Virtual flag raising at Rutherford Juvenile Court concluded 19 Days of Activism

Nov 23, 2020 at 10:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

Smyrna Police Department Lt. Jeff Duke and Det. Marcy Gossett silently raised the Children's Memorial Flag in tribute to all the child victims and adult survivors of child abu.... Read More
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COVID delays start of Lady Raiders season, means no fans at games through December

Nov 23, 2020 at 09:42 am by Voice Wire

Middle Tennessee's season opener against No. 5-ranked Louisville has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 test results and contact tracing within the Lady Raider bubble, Di.... Read More

Three men save unconscious driver's life

Nov 20, 2020 at 03:14 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Three men teamed up to save an unconscious driver's life inside a running vehicle Tuesday near the Dollar General store on Epps Mill Road in Christiana, sheriff's deputies sai.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 6 Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving During Covid-19

Nov 20, 2020 at 01:40 pm by Laura Beth Payne

What a year 2020 has been! I won't lie and say I wasn't hoping that Covid-19 would be behind us by now (says everyone!). I remember thinking at Easter how excited I would be t.... Read More
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Rutherford Sheriff's detective earns state achievement honor

Nov 20, 2020 at 11:21 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective earned an outstanding achievement award from the Tennessee Narcotic Officers Association Saturday. Detective R.L. “Fuzzy&r.... Read More
Rutherford Works Virtual Job Fair

40 Local Employers Participating in Virtual Job Fair

Nov 19, 2020 at 03:18 pm by ebrisco

(Rutherford County, TN)-- There are approximately 5000 open positions in Rutherford County that employers are trying to fill. To support job seekers and employers, Rutherford.... Read More

La Vergne K9 officer killed in line of duty

Nov 19, 2020 at 03:16 pm by Voice Wire

Final arrangements for the K9 killed in the line of duty have been announced by the La Vergne Police Department. Officers met at noon Thursday at the Animal Medical Center at.... Read More
Thanksgiving

Puritans. Pilgrims. Mr. Perkins and Praise

Nov 19, 2020 at 09:00 am by Paulette Jackson 2

Religion, has been amongst us these 35 years; but the more it is disseminated, the more it is condemned by many. Thus, not profanity or wickeness, but Religion itself is.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Christmas Parade COVID-canceled

Nov 18, 2020 at 12:55 pm by Voice Wire

The annual Murfreesboro Christmas Parade scheduled for December 13 has been canceled for 2020. "It saddens me that we won't have the parade, but with the recent uptick of COV.... Read More

Local 2021 wall calendar available for pre-order

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:30 am by KoryWells

Over 40 local poets and photographers are featured in a 2021 wall calendar available for pre-order through Friday, 11/20. The calendar is a project of Poetry in the Boro, who.... Read More

How parents are also victims of child abuse

Nov 18, 2020 at 10:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

From Nov. 1-19, the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is partnering with 16 agencies to increase awareness about the plight of child abuse victims and en.... Read More
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation

La Vergne officer-involved shoot out ends with man's death, K9 shot 3 times

Nov 18, 2020 at 09:26 am by Voice Wire

At the request of 16th District Attorney General Jennings Jones, TBI Special Agents are investigating the circumstances of an officer-involved shooting that occurred Tues.... Read More

Help bring closure to family of unidentified man killed 42 years ago

Dec 01, 2020 at 03:02 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Imagine wondering what happened to a loved one who disappeared 42 years ago. One family still wondering may be related to an unidentified man whose body was found shot and pa.... Read More
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TN Appeals Court upholds Murfreesboro man's conviction that resulted in DA's firing

Dec 01, 2020 at 09:30 am by Michelle Willard

The conviction of a Murfreesboro man, whose prosecution resulted in the firing and censure of a Rutherford County assistant district attorney, was upheld by the Tennessee Cour.... Read More

Murfreesboro municipal judge honored by state organization

Nov 30, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire 1

Murfreesboro Municipal Judge Ewing Sellers was recently awarded the 2020 Sharon G. Lee Award of Excellence by the Tennessee Municipal Judges Conference, according to a pres re.... Read More
Helping with Traumatized Person

How to Help a Person in a Trauma Flashback

Nov 30, 2020 at 07:00 am by aGentleDrLaura

Thanksgiving is over. We've eaten our fill of turkey, pumpkin, and other favorites. Now we're onward toward the next holiday experience. Many people feel a lot of joy. Holiday.... Read More
Coronavirus

Rutherford County Health Department hours extended to encourage COVID-19 testing

Nov 29, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Gov. Bill Lee's Unified Command Group is making more COVID-19 testing options available for Tennesseans statewide leading up to and just after Thanksgiving. The Tennessee Dep.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Ways to Celebrate Advent

Nov 28, 2020 at 01:11 pm by Laura Beth Payne

I love Christmas. I adore Christmas. I look all year for red bows, twinkling lights, and the opportunity to bake myself into oblivion when thick jeans and lumpy sweaters cover.... Read More

La Vergne Middle offers free, carryout-only community Thanksgiving meal

Nov 25, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

"Project Feed" — as it is known — provides too powerful of an impact for local families to keep La Vergne Middle School from hosting its annual free community.... Read More

Murfreesboro woman charged with arson for Nov. 17 fire

Nov 24, 2020 at 03:24 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) fire investigators arrest an arson suspect in connection with a house fire that occurred on Tuesday, Nov. 17. Kassandra McGhee, 43,.... Read More
Shop with the Sheriff

Help bring Christmas joy by donating to Shop with the Sheriff Tuesday at Toot's

Nov 24, 2020 at 03:02 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Twenty-five children will discover presents under the tree with help from the Rutherford County community. The elementary school children were chosen to participate in the an.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

Murfreesboro police nab robbery suspect

Nov 24, 2020 at 10:45 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Police Department officers quickly arrest a suspect in connection to a convenience store robbery on Monday, Nov. 24.  Officers located Chad Evans Jr., 19, o.... Read More