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Bizarre in the Boro: Man breaks legs running (and jumping) from police

Jan 13, 2018 at 10:30 am by Michelle Willard

  A Murfreesboro man broke both of his legs and feet when he jumped from a second story balcony to evade police, according to reports from the Murfreesboro Police Depart.... Read More

Sheriff Fitzhugh reviews first year in office

Jan 12, 2018 at 02:02 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office returned $2.4 million to the county in the 2016-17 budget year and trimmed $500,000 from the current budget, Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh sai.... Read More

Middle Tenn. Blvd. project temporarily closes Bell, Faulkinberry entrances, moves RTA stop

Jan 12, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Voice Wire

The ongoing Middle Tennessee Boulevard road-widening project will close both the Faulkinberry Drive and Bell Street campus entrances to traf.... Read More

New program will allow some students to graduate with associate’s degree

Jan 12, 2018 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

LaVergne High School and Motlow State Community College have entered into a new partnership that will allow members of the class of 2020 to graduate with both a high school di.... Read More

Ford of Murfreesboro honors Deputy Moody for saving life

Jan 12, 2018 at 08:43 am by Lisa Marchesoni

  A sheriff’s deputy who rescued an unresponsive man from a burning car earned Officer of the Month honors for December from Ford of Murfreesboro. Deputy Michael.... Read More

5 Rutherford elementary schools receive state grant for summer reading program

Jan 12, 2018 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Five Rutherford County elementary schools have been awarded grants for a 2018 summer reading program, the Tennessee Department of Education announced this week.  Christi.... Read More

Murfreesboro awarded $6M grant for Rover's new dog house

Jan 11, 2018 at 07:13 pm by Voice Wire

The City of Murfreesboro has been selected by TDOT to receive a $6 million IMPROVE Act Competitive Transit Capital Grant for final design and construction of a new Transit Fac.... Read More

Are you ready for snow this weekend? Murfreesboro is.

Jan 11, 2018 at 01:00 pm by Voice Wire

  The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Middle Tennessee from Friday morning through Friday evening and the city of Murfreesboro is ready for.... Read More

News of the Week: Don Odom announces retirement

Jan 11, 2018 at 11:15 am by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County Schools Director Don Odom announced his impending retirement earlier this week, The Daily News Journal reported. Odom, pictured above with students at.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools named one of Tennessee's best

Jan 11, 2018 at 10:36 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Schools continues to perform among the best school districts in Tennessee, based on results released today by the Tennessee Department of Education as part o.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire dept. promotes 2 engineers

Jan 11, 2018 at 09:49 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department recently promoted two firefighters to the position of engineer, the city announced in a press release. Joshua Jackson and Jamie La.... Read More

Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation receives Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association awards

Jan 10, 2018 at 04:00 pm by Voice Wire

In November, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department staff and volunteers received a total of 27 awards at the 2017 Tennessee Recreation and Parks Association (TRPA) Conf.... Read More

Spring Fling honored for $3.5M economic impact

Jan 10, 2018 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The 2017 TSSAA Spring Fling has been recognized for the $3.5 million economic impact it has on Rutherford County over the five-day event. Produced by the Tennessee Secondary.... Read More

3rd annual Hack-MT offers surprising tech-savvy projects

Jan 10, 2018 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Entering a third year for the MTSU computer science-ran Hack-MT, department Chair Chrisila Pettey said "you never know what to expect" from the young collegiate minds planning.... Read More

Free MTSU program helps parents keep kids 'on track' with early therapy

Jan 09, 2018 at 05:15 pm by Voice Wire

It takes a lot more than a toy train to keep an infant or toddler "on track," so a free service from MTSU is helping parents make sure their young children are devel.... Read More