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Celebrity Spelling Bee winner avenges earlier loss

Nov 10, 2017 at 11:19 am by literacymatters

  Photo: Pronouncer Martha Touchton, winner John Callow & RTS Executive Director Lisa Mitchell After 128 words in 10 rounds of tough competition, Murfreesboro Commu.... Read More

City Council approves fire station for The Gateway.

Nov 09, 2017 at 09:44 pm by Voice Wire

The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, Nov. 9 to approve $5.68 million for construction of a new Fire Station 4 on land owned by the City.  Council approval author.... Read More

Jim Tracy addresses rumors about his resignation from state Senate

Nov 08, 2017 at 02:57 pm by Michelle Willard

  Former state Sen. Jim Tracy dispelled rumors about why he would give up a leadership position in the Tennessee General Assembly for a political appointment to the U.S..... Read More

Would-be robber injured when thrown from truck

Nov 08, 2017 at 11:46 am by Michelle Willard

  A Murfreesboro couple has been charged with conspiring to use Snapchat to rob two men on Nov. 2, according to an arrest report from the Murfreesboro Police Depart.... Read More

Carr, Reeves enter race for Jim Tracy's seat

Nov 07, 2017 at 03:48 pm by Michelle Willard

    Two prominent Republicans have thrown their hats into the ring for the Tennessee State Senate seat vacated by Jim Tracy. Both Joe Carr and Shane Reeves have a.... Read More

City Schools Foundation Awards over $53,000 in grants

Nov 07, 2017 at 01:43 pm by Murfreesboro City Schools

(Murfreesboro, TN) The City Schools Foundation will distribute over $53,000 in grants to teachers in 2017.  Twenty-six grants have been selected for funding out of 53 gra.... Read More

City airport hosts Ford 4-AT-E Tri-motor ‘City of Wichita’ Nov. 9-12

Nov 07, 2017 at 11:33 am by Voice Wire

The City of Murfreesboro Municipal Airport will host a wonderful piece of aviation history this weekend with the arrival of the City of Wichita, a Ford 4-AT-E Tri-motor. .... Read More

County closes more roads

Nov 07, 2017 at 10:06 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Turn around, don’t drown Flooding caused the closing of additional roads today. Closed are: • Vaught Road. • Claude Jones Road at J.D. Todd Road. •.... Read More

On Going to Sunday School to see Jimmy Carter in Plains, Georgia

Nov 07, 2017 at 09:00 am by Terri Donovan

Photo: Mike Donovan, First Lady Rosalynn Carter, President Jimmy Carter and Terri Sterling Donovan I may have had some second or even third thoughts about how great this idea.... Read More

Turn around, don't drown on flooded roads

Nov 07, 2017 at 08:28 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Two motorists were safely rescued from vehicles today, one on Cainsville Pike and Lascassas Pike and a second one on Sulphur Springs Road and Buckeye Valley Road. Flooding cl.... Read More

Naked man high on drugs gets philosophical and arrested

Nov 06, 2017 at 02:48 pm by Michelle Willard

  It took an off-duty Murfreesboro cop with a taser to slow down on MTSU student tripping on acid, according to police reports from MPD. MPD Officer Eric Nelson reporte.... Read More

Murfreesboro names new Chief of Police

Nov 06, 2017 at 01:18 pm by Voice Wire

Interim Police Chief Michael Bowen has been named as the new Murfreesboro Chief of Police effective Monday, Nov. 6, Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons announced in a press re.... Read More

Jim Tracy named as state director of Rural Development, resigns from state senate

Nov 06, 2017 at 10:43 am by Michelle Willard

State Sen. Jim Tracy was appointed as Tennessee state director of Rural Development, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced Friday. The announcement w.... Read More

Two suspects charged in Lascassas market robbery

Nov 03, 2017 at 03:53 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Two suspects were charged with aggravated robbery Thursday of Lascassas Market earlier in the day on Lascassas Highway, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said. Su.... Read More

General Mills, Pillsbury partner with Habitat for Humanity to rebuild home

Nov 03, 2017 at 11:17 am by Voice Wire

General Mills and Pillsbury brand have partnered with Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity to help rebuild a home severely damaged by a fire earlier this year in Murfre.... 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
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
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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