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Mask debate in Rutherford County Schools shows some adults can act like children

Sep 08, 2021 at 10:23 am by Michelle Willard 22

I learned along ago not to sit directly behind the speaker at a publicly televised meeting unless I wanted the world to see me. This lesson came the hard way when I got a text.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 14 Can't-Miss Fall Festivals

Sep 14, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Current pandemic stressors aside, who’s just happier this time of year? Autumn’s welcome temperatures and pretty colors mean wearing favorite jackets and boots, a.... Read More
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Lisa Moore: Rutherford County School Board meeting behavior was 'reprehensible,' 'inexcusable'

Sep 14, 2021 at 09:37 am by Voice Wire 2

To The Rutherford County Community: Once again, our Rutherford County School System/Board has made the national news, and most certainly not in a good way. As a seven-year s.... Read More

4 Rutherford County businesses cited by the state in August

Sep 16, 2021 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Division of Regulatory Boards has released its latest Disciplinary Action Report, which includes four Rutherford Cou.... Read More
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ASK ELLIE: Coca-Cola does not wrap cars and pay people to advertise

Jul 30, 2021 at 08:00 am by Ask Ellie

Hello Ellie: I was so excited to earn a little extra money. I was contacted in Facebook Messenger that Dasani Water wanted to wrap my car in an advertising campaign and was g.... Read More
Never Forget 09.11.2001

September 11th Victims Have Names

Sep 10, 2021 at 07:00 am by Cynthialynn Jones

On September 11, 2001, America suffered inconceivable loss after terrorists attacked our home killing 2,996 people and causing more than $10 billion in damages. Each person h.... Read More

8th Grader Cut with Knife at Rocky Fort Middle School

Sep 14, 2021 at 01:41 pm by Cynthialynn Jones

From James Evans, Rutherford County Schools   Rocky Fork Middle parents,   There was an altercation between two eighth-grade students this morning at R.... Read More

Smyrna middle school student charged in stabbing of classmate

Sep 14, 2021 at 02:45 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

One student was treated for his injuries after being stabbed allegedly by another student before classes began Tuesday at Rocky Fork Middle School in Smyrna, a Rutherford Coun.... Read More
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EPA approves ending emissions testing in Rutherford County in 2022

Aug 17, 2021 at 09:53 am by Voice Wire 2

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced today that vehicle emissions testing in five Tennessee counties will end on Jan. 14, 2022 now that th.... Read More

Nissan awards Murfreesboro City Schools STEM program a $25,000 grant

Sep 15, 2021 at 11:42 am by Cynthialynn Jones

Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) STEM program received a generous donation from The Business Education Partnership (BEP) Foundation in conjunction with the Nissan Neighbors Pro.... Read More

Opinion: Has the Biden presidency failed?

Sep 15, 2021 at 10:00 am by Cynthialynn Jones 1

Remove Biden from Office Now, but then who??? “Uncle Joe’s” crises are cascading at this time. The bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan, that killed 13 American.... Read More
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Smyrna Police Officer announces 2022 campaign for Rutherford County Commission

Sep 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Smyrna Police Officer, Local Realtor, and political outsider Jonathan Beverly announced today that he will run for Rutherford County Commissioner, District 6 in 2022 to improv.... Read More
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Pisco 305 in Murfreesboro

Peruse Peru at Pisco 305 for Latinx Heritage Month

Sep 17, 2021 at 07:00 am by ShellyReed7

Hey y’all! This upcoming month is Latinx Heritage Month, and I would encourage everyone to go out and support their favorite Latinx owned and run small businesses in Rut.... Read More

Middle Tennessee set to receive 300 refugees from Afghanistan

Sep 16, 2021 at 09:00 am by Cynthialynn Jones

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free." - A portion of the poem by Emma Lazarus on the base of The Statue of Liberty. An estimated.... Read More
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9/11 Heroes Run in Murfreesboro

Photos: 9/11 Heroes Run in Murfreesboro

Sep 13, 2021 at 08:45 am by tbeckwith

The 9/11 Heroes Run 5K welcomed runners, ruckers and walkers of all levels, ages and fitness experience to honor the heroes of 9/11 and those who've served our nation since.&n.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Sinfonietta to preform at Oaklands Historic House

Sep 17, 2021 at 08:00 am by Cynthialynn Jones

Get ready for an evening of live music and theatrical performance on the grounds of historic Oaklands Mansion. From 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, for a Halloween eve performanc.... Read More

Bring a board game to life by donating to a Clue character

Aug 08, 2018 at 01:30 pm by WildGooseChase

Two mortgage officers, an independent business owner and an insurance agent are just a few people from the community who will don costumes for charity at Clue the Party. Clue.... Read More
David Riemens

Watertown skull turns missing artist into suspicious death

Jan 29, 2018 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

It's not often that Watertown, Tennessee, makes the news. So it was memorable when David Riemens vanished Aug. 8, 2012, from the Dollar General in the small Middle Tennessee.... Read More
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GOD SAVE THE USA

Sep 11, 2021 at 10:00 am by FBIinformant 2

Today all the things are gone I'd worked for all my life And I'm not allowed a living wage So I can support children or a wife Thank your lucky stars You're not livin' in.... Read More

La Vergne is ready for the 2021 Old Timers Festival

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The City of La Vergne is putting its final touches on the highly anticipated Old Timers Festival, which is scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 18. With vendors, kid’s act.... Read More

Saltworks Security opens new development HQ in Fountains at Gateway

Sep 13, 2021 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Saltworks Security, an application security consulting company, has opened its new headquarters for development and customization at technology hub Fountains at Gateway in Mur.... Read More
Forrest Hall

MTSU Board of Trustees endorses second effort to get state OK for removal of Forrest Hall name

Sep 15, 2021 at 09:30 am by Voice Wire 1

Middle Tennessee State University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to support efforts to gain permission from the state to remove the name of Confederate Lt.... Read More
Shelley Jones Mook

Was Shelbyville teacher Shelley Mook a victim of domestic violence?

Mar 19, 2018 at 11:32 am by Michelle Willard

Shelley Lynn Jones Mook was last seen around 3:30 Monday, Feb. 28, 2011, when she left work at Harris Middle School in Shelbyville, Tenn. and went to her ex-husband's house to.... Read More

Marsha Blackburn - Living the Life on her donor's dime

Feb 22, 2021 at 11:00 am by Waterman 4

On February 13, the day the Senate GOP caucus predictably acquitted Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial, Sen. Marsha Blackburn tweeted twice that the proceeding was &.... Read More
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How Tennessee can cash in on international ginseng trade

Jun 11, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

A newly published study from the Business and Economic Research Center at MTSU examines the growing international agribusiness sector of ginseng in Tennessee. Murat Arik, Ph..... Read More