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Biz Buzz: Murfreesboro urgent care to offer COVID-19 rapid testing

Sep 17, 2020 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard

A local doc-in-a-box is offering a rapid testing for COVID-19 for those who have symptoms and don't want to wait around for their results. Urgent Team Walk-in Urgent Care ann.... Read More
Murfreesboro Service Excellence STARS

Murfreesboro Streets Department employee honored for helping distraught woman

Sep 15, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Streets Department employee Brook Nance is the August Stars Winner, nominated by Kane Adams, for demonstrating exemplary service and representing the city in.... Read More

Murfreesboro sends 3 firefighters to help with Tropical Storm Sally

Sep 15, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

The Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will join with other agencies from Middle Tennessee and deploy to Louisiana to aid in search and rescue efforts followi.... Read More

Mayor McFarland, Windrow hold third 'Conversation on Race' Sept. 15

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The Mayor's "Conversation on Race" resumes this week.  Mayor Shane McFarland will hold a live televised briefing Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 6 p.m. on Facebook and CityTV. Watc.... Read More

How Bryan Terry plans spend Tennessee's $732M in funds for needy families

Sep 11, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire 1

State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) is preparing to introduce "Pathway to Prosperity" legislation for the 2021 legislative session in efforts to support Tennesseans cu.... 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
2020 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

20 Rutherford seniors named National Merit semifinalists

Sep 14, 2020 at 10:14 am by Voice Wire

Until yesterday, she and a guidance counselor at Smyrna High School had to keep the excitement of announcing the school's first National Merit Scholarship winner in "a really.... Read More

Sparks: Democracy Dies in the Darkness

Sep 16, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire 1

A few years ago, I decided to go back to Middle Tennessee State University and take the remaining few hours to complete my college degree. After attending a few semesters part.... Read More
Ginseng root

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

Rising waters trap 2 men in Snail Shell Cave

Sep 14, 2020 at 09:35 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Two men trapped inside Snail Shell Cave with rising waters from heavy rains were rescued Sunday afternoon, Sept. 13 by teams of Rutherford County emergency responders.&nb.... Read More

MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute presenting online lecture series

Sep 14, 2020 at 09:31 am by Voice Wire

The Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University is hosting a series of online community lectures this fall with several nationally known authors.... Read More
Crime Scene Do Not Cross

Murfreesboro nail salon worker accused of sexual battery against customer

Sep 14, 2020 at 05:45 pm by Voice Wire

A Murfreesboro nail salon technician was arrested for committing a sex crime against a customer during a COVID-19 home appointment on Sunday, Sept. 6. Nam Dinh, 39, of Murfre.... Read More

United Way used $500K to help local partners with tornado and COVID-19 relief

Sep 16, 2020 at 07:00 am by United Way

In the last six months, the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has administered a total of $546,796 in special grants through the Tornado Relief Fund, COVID-19.... Read More
Hop Springs Beer Park

Business Buzz: Hop Springs Beer Park is for sale

Sep 04, 2020 at 07:00 am by Michelle Willard

Apparently Hop Springs Beer Park is on the market. According to a listing on, the 83.5-acre brewing facility are up for grabs. The price isn't listed, but like ma.... Read More
The Outpost Armory

The Outpost Armory breaks ground on new Murfreesboro shooting range

Mar 11, 2019 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Armory and The Outpost Armory will hold a ground-breaking ceremony for its new state of the art shooting facility and retail store on Wednesday, M.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

Victim of fatal Sept. 2 single-vehicle crash identified

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:30 am by Voice Wire

The man who died in a single-vehicle crash on N. Rutherford Blvd. Wednesday, Sept. 2, has been identified as Ricky Allen Thomas, 59, of Murfreesboro. Thomas was traveling sou.... Read More

Smyrna Police mourns the loss of veteran officer

Sep 18, 2020 at 11:30 am by Voice Wire

Smyrna Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own. Officer Ray Jones, a 31-year veteran of the department, lost his battle with cancer on Sept. 16. .... Read More

Baum: MTSU-Meharry partnership will transform rural health care

Sep 15, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire 1

Many in Tennessee state government share the goals of increasing access to health care, helping rural and distressed counties and providing additional funding for education..... Read More

A violent summer in Murfreesboro continues with 10th serious shooting

Jul 20, 2020 at 10:01 am by Michelle Willard

On Friday, July 17, Murfreesboro saw it's 10th serious shooting of the summer, according to a press release from the Mufreesboro Police Department. MPD responded to .... Read More

Hummingbirds pass through Middle Tennessee on annual migration

Sep 05, 2018 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard

Barfield Crescent Park is home to hundreds of hummingbirds. Many people come to the Wilderness Station to enjoy the chatter and beauty of these tiny birds throughout the seaso.... Read More

Murfreesboro walk-in clinics offer COVID-19 anti-body testing

May 05, 2020 at 02:41 pm by Voice Wire

Urgent Team walk-in urgent care centers, which has two locations in Murfreesboro, now offers the antibody test to inform if a person has already had the coronavirus, as well a.... Read More
Virtual Greenway Art Festival

Greenway Art Festival goes virtual in 2020

Sep 15, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Due to Covid-19, the Greenway Art Festival will be a virtual event in 2020, featuring talented artists in an Interactive PDF.  The 2020 Virtual Greenway Art Festival wi.... Read More
Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas: Confederate symbols are here to intimidate

Sep 10, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire 3

Outside of a Black-owned business in Nashville, a box with a Confederate flag hung from a tree. The box wasn’t about history: it was about intimidation. The box, which h.... Read More
Shelia Bradford

Was Shelia Bradford killed to cover up a double murder?

Jun 04, 2018 at 11:45 am by Michelle Willard

In January 1991, a young couple was murdered and the house where the crime occurred was burned to the ground in Benton County, Tenn. Investigators spent more than a year on a.... Read More
Old Time Pottery

COVID closure forces Old Time Pottery into bankruptcy

Jun 30, 2020 at 09:38 am by Michelle Willard

Old Time Pottery announced via press release that it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will be closing some stores because of the global pandemic.   "Pri.... Read More