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La Vergne Police need donations for Christmas program

Nov 18, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

'Tis the season of giving and this year there's a need greater than ever before. The La Vergne Police Department is asking for donations that will be handed out to those.... Read More

In-home health care worker indicted for stealing $457,000 from two patients, church

Nov 17, 2020 at 03:43 pm by Lisa Marchesoni 3

An in-home health care worker was indicted for stealing approximately $457,000 from two Rutherford County residents and a church, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s dete.... Read More
Assistant commissioner for fire prevention at the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Gary Farley

State Fire Academy's opens new conference center in Bell Buckle

Nov 17, 2020 at 09:30 am by Voice Wire

State and local elected officials joined members of the Tennessee Fire Service on Friday, Nov. 13 to preside over the grand opening of the newly completed 19,330-square-foot c.... Read More

Rutherford Sheriff's detective warns parents to monitor internet access for crimes against children

Nov 17, 2020 at 08:51 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Editor’s Note: The Women's World Summit Foundation is sponsoring the 10th Annual 19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Violence Against Children and Youth. From Nov.... Read More

Hours-long standoff in La Vergne results in 3 arrests

Nov 17, 2020 at 08:44 am by Voice Wire

A wanted person out of Sumner County was one of three people arrested in La Vergne overnight after an hours-long standoff with police. Around 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16 the Sumne.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Police increases seat belt enforcement

Nov 17, 2020 at 08:27 am by Voice Wire

As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and more drivers hit the roads, the Murfreesboro Police Department is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office to remind moto.... Read More
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WANTED: Secret Santa's for Needy Families

Nov 17, 2020 at 07:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

"2020 has been a tough year for all of us—with layoffs, furloughs, and families unable to pay their bills and buy groceries," Child Advocacy Center Family Services Coord.... Read More

3 local attorneys recommended to fill 16th Judicial District Circuit Court vacancy

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission announced Thursday, Nov. 12 that it had narrowed down the choice to three for the 16th Judicial District Circuit Court vacancy cr.... Read More
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19 Days of Activism for the prevention of abuse and violence against children and youth

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:30 am by Child Advocacy Center

Prevention Coalition for Success is participating in the “19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Abuse and Violence Against Children and Youth” because this cam.... Read More

Officers issue 230 tickets during National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week

Nov 16, 2020 at 09:39 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Teams of law enforcement officers issued 230 citations to drivers during "Operation Move Over/Hazardous Moving Rutherford" as part of National Traffic Incident Response Awaren.... Read More

Stewarts Creek, Eagleville students earn national recognition at FFA convention

Nov 16, 2020 at 09:28 am by Voice Wire

A pair of Rutherford County high schools — Stewarts Creek and Eagleville — recently earned national recognition at the Virtual National FFA Convention.  Harr.... Read More

Be warned: Rutherford Sheriff has 3 traffic checkpoints Friday night around the county

Nov 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Three awareness checkpoints will be held Friday to combat the rising number of traffic deaths this year in Rutherford County, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s sergeant said.... Read More
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Expect slower traffic on I-24 as Rutherford's Traffic Safety Task Force reminds drivers to 'Move Over'

Nov 13, 2020 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Expect slower traffic when teams of officers emphasize enforcement of the "Move Over" law, distracted driving and hazardous driving Friday on Interstate 24 and U.S. Highway 41.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama: Where to Take Santa Photos and Family Christmas Pics Around Town

Nov 13, 2020 at 09:49 am by Laura Beth Payne

If you're like me, you look forward to Christmas all year and then after Halloween you're thinking, "Whoa! Here already?" Christmas does come (thank goodness!), and while it'.... Read More

City Cafe to close after 120 years, State Farm moves employees home permanently

Nov 12, 2020 at 10:49 am by Michelle Willard 2

COVID strikes again. Two of Murfreesboro's oldest businesses made significant announcements on Wednesday. Saddest of the two, City Café announced that Saturday, Nov.... 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