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Open Letter to Rutherford County Commission: County Legal Services Agreement

Dec 14, 2017 at 02:38 pm by SusanVera

This was e-mailed to County Commissioners yesterday (Wednesday) and will be addressed at tonight's Commission meeting. Dear Commissioners, As you discuss the County Legal Se.... Read More

Rutherford County Property Assessor’s Office raises funds for 'Forgotten Angels'

Dec 14, 2017 at 02:30 pm by Voice Wire

On Wednesday, Dec. 13, the Rutherford County Property Assessor’s Office conducted a fundraiser for the Salvation Army’s “Forgotten Angels," according to a st.... Read More

MTSU reception celebrates diversity among graduating international students

Dec 14, 2017 at 02:00 pm by Voice Wire

Coming to America with limited English skills didn’t stop German native Lea Wagner from speaking in front of her peers at the recent Fall International Un.... Read More
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Photo Gallery: Chamber of Commerce Business Before Hours at Wilson Bank

Dec 14, 2017 at 09:59 am by tbeckwith

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MTSU Christmas Village scores with children, benefits food pantry

Dec 13, 2017 at 02:00 pm by Voice Wire

Children of all ages attended the MTSU Christmas Village featuring Santa, Mrs. Claus and the MTSU farm animals. Presented by the MTSU Agritourism Club, Christm.... Read More

Friendly reminder: City Property Taxes due Jan. 2, 2018 without interest

Dec 13, 2017 at 01:00 pm by Voice Wire

Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Melissa Wright reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time to avoid an interest penalty. City property taxes are normal.... Read More

Celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan headlines MTSU Commencement

Dec 13, 2017 at 10:45 am by Voice Wire

Famed chef, restauranteur and artisan brewery founder Maneet Chauhan will share her recipe for success with an estimated 1,737 MTSU students receiving thei.... Read More
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Photo Gallery: Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. Youth Basketball League evaluations held at Sports*Com

Dec 13, 2017 at 09:58 am by Voice Wire

Click Slideshow to view photos. Images from the Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. Youth Basketball League evaluations held at Sports*Com. Photos by Jim Davis/Murfreesboro Parks &.... Read More
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Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Saint Thomas Medical Partners

Dec 13, 2017 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Click Slideshow to view photos. Photos from Business After Hours, held Tuesday, Dec. 12 at St. Thomas Medical Partners in Murfreesboro. The event is sponsored by the Rut.... Read More

13-year-old runs from attempted abductor

Dec 12, 2017 at 09:03 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

An older white man with a gray beard and gray/brown hair attempted to abduct a 13-year-old girl Monday morning at Shirley Road and Criddle Street outside of Smyrna. He drove.... Read More
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MTSU News: Strong economy boosts housing permits, home prices across state

Dec 12, 2017 at 12:59 pm by Voice Wire

Tennessee’s third-quarter housing market maintained its positive trends with increased permits, higher sales prices and historically low foreclosure rates, according t.... Read More

SROs named Ford Officer of the Month for rescuing student

Dec 12, 2017 at 10:50 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Two Sheriff’s school resource officers who possibly saved a suicidal student earned Officer of the Month awards for October and November from Ford of Murfreesboro. SROs.... Read More

Rutherford County's Nick Coble earns Middle Tennessee Deputy of the Year award

Dec 11, 2017 at 05:12 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Sheriff’s Cpl. Nick Coble earned the Deputy of the Year award Monday for the Middle Tennessee Law Enforcement Network. Coble received the award for his commitment to hi.... Read More

Photos from the 2017 Murfreesboro Christmas parade

Dec 11, 2017 at 04:43 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro arranged perfect weather for the 2017 Christmas Parade, sponsored by WGNS Radio.  Here are the award winners: MAYOR'S CUP (best overall entry) Stones Riv.... Read More

Pam Russell named Murfreesboro Human Resources director

Dec 11, 2017 at 04:37 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons named Pam Russell as Director of Human Resources for the City of Murfreesboro, the city announced in a press release.  Russell has se.... 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
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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
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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
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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
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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