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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

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

Murfreesboro man finds himself arrested after fleeing police officer

Nov 21, 2017 at 01:00 pm by Michelle Willard

A call from a concerned neighbor resulted in a brief car chase, foot race and finally arrest for one Murfreesboro man, according to an arrest report from the Murfreesboro Poli.... Read More

City initiates traffic study to assess downtown stop signs

Nov 20, 2017 at 04:21 pm by Voice Wire

The City of Murfreesboro Transportation Department will conduct a comprehensive study of the stop conditions in downtown Murfreesboro to determine whether traffic warrants add.... Read More

CVS to open mock store in Smyrna to train people with disabilities

Nov 20, 2017 at 01:21 pm by Voice Wire

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Nov. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health will collaborate with the National Consortium of State-Operated Comprehensive Rehabilitation Centers to hel.... Read More
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Abducted or ashes? Bedford County children disappear with a trace

Nov 20, 2017 at 11:35 am by Michelle Willard

In 2012, the unthinkable happened in Bedford County. A fire on Kingdom Road near Unionville destroyed a home and left a family in shambles. On the night of Sept. 23, 2012, a.... Read More
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Images from the Stones River Craft Association Art Studio Tour

Nov 20, 2017 at 09:08 am by tbeckwith

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Storm rips through north Rutherford

Nov 18, 2017 at 08:22 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Rutherford County Emergency Service disciplines have responded to Couchville Pike in the area of Corinth Road due to storm damage, according to a statement from the Rutherford.... Read More

Missing Alzheimer's patient found in Rutherford County

Nov 18, 2017 at 09:08 am by Lisa Marchesoni

A man with a history of Alzheimer’s disease, who was reported missing after he did not return from a grocery shopping trip, was later found Friday night, Nov. 17 in.... Read More

Reported sexual assault places Murfreesboro schools on lockdown

Nov 17, 2017 at 03:00 pm by Voice Wire

The Murfreesboro Police Department is asking the public for help in solving a crime. On Tuesday, Nov. 14 just before 1:00 p.m., MPD responded to a call in the area.... Read More
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What happened at Pepper+Peach?

Dec 03, 2020 at 11:02 am by Michelle Willard

I used to think the spot where Party Foul is on Broad Street was the most cursed restaurant location in town. I was wrong. Now I know it's over by the mall. Wait ... I j.... Read More

Sometimes What We are Taught to Believe Isn't the Complete Truth

Dec 03, 2020 at 10:33 am by robmtchl

Recently many people have been posting quotes by Teddy Roosevelt. It sounds like an amazing quote put forth by a true statesman (which I believe Teddy Roosevelt was.) Perhaps.... 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