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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
Shop with the Sheriff

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

Rutherford SRO and Pancake spread joy to Lascassas Elementary School students

Nov 24, 2020 at 09:47 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Kindergarten students giggle and wave as they watch Pancake move his paws and “woof” with the help of School Resource Officer Chad Dodson. Pancake is a stuffed an.... Read More
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United Way Leads collaborative GivingTuesday effort in Rutherford County

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:00 am by United Way

GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past nine years, this idea has grown into a global movement resulti.... Read More
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Senior citizens life threatened, car stolen

Nov 23, 2020 at 06:11 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A senior citizen escaped injury when a woman she gave a ride to threatened to kill her and carjacked her vehicle Monday on Central Valley Road, a Rutherford County Sheriff&rsq.... Read More

Stolen gun recovered from Lyft passenger

Nov 14, 2017 at 12:29 pm by Michelle Willard

    An 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he passed out in the backseat of a Lyft car with a stolen gun in his lap, according to reports from the Murfrees.... Read More

Protect children by taking Darkness to Light program

Nov 14, 2017 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Sexual predators “groom” children by using behaviors to see how far they can push children to comply with their wants and desires, said Sheriff’s Detective A.... Read More

Ford of Murfreesboro names Deputy Vann Officer of the Month

Nov 14, 2017 at 09:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Keeping a mentally ill man from taking his own life earned a sheriff’s deputy the Officer of the Month Award from Ford of Murfreesboro. On Aug. 29, Sheriff’s Depu.... Read More
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Gregg Hawkins was fishing with daughter when gunned down in 2015

Nov 13, 2017 at 02:51 pm by Michelle Willard

More than two years after he was killed in 2015, detectives are still searching for the people responsible for the death of William Gregory Hawkins. Hawkins was killed in wha.... Read More

Tennessee's first openly trans candidate announces for Rutherford County Commission

Nov 13, 2017 at 11:40 am by Michelle Willard

The Rutherford County Democratic Party has its first official candidate for the Rutherford County Commission election set for August 2018. In a Facebook post from Sunday, Nov.... Read More
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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