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Middle Tennessee Counties Growth: Is Rutherford County still tops in the state?

May 10, 2021 at 07:00 am by robmtchl

Tennessee "By the numbers" according to census estimates as published on the website World Population Review. In 2019, the most populous county in Tennessee is Shel.... Read More

Rutherford County's Economic Opportunity Zones!

May 07, 2021 at 09:25 am by robmtchl

America is the land of opportunity. Rutherford County is also a land of "opportunity zones" as well! If you aren't familiar with what they are; maybe this will help and might.... Read More

Marsh & Reeves secure $42M in funding for TCAT-Shelbyville

May 10, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

State Rep. Pat Marsh, R-Shelbyville, and State Sen. Shane Reeves, R-Murfreesboro, have secured $42.4 million in state funding for the construction of the Bedford County High.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 3 Reasons Your Family Needs RC Fields

Apr 27, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Tucked in a hidden corner of Smyrna, RC Field Days is five acres of recreational space created by Rebecca and Johnny Farrow and their two children, Blain  and Anna, for r.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: The Scoop on Scoopy's Ice Cream

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:51 am by Laura Beth Payne

The older I get, the more I love ice cream. Especially locally-made ice cream.  I mean, how can the same dessert turn magically different when made with different hands,.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: Why Moms Need 'Mostly Moms'

May 11, 2021 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

Motherhood might be one of the greatest gifts life brings, but most of us would add that it's one of the greatest challenges. When I became a mom I remember feeling parenthoo.... Read More

Rutherford Bar Association offers free expungement clinic, help with background checks

Apr 27, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

The Rutherford and Cannon County Bar Association will host an Expungement Clinic on Saturday, June 5, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Rutherford County Judicial Center. Th.... Read More

Bill Lee signs bill that requires burial or cremation of aborted child

May 10, 2021 at 10:31 am by Voice Wire

Gov. Bill Lee recently signed The Unborn Child Dignity Act, sponsored by State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma. The legislation wil.... Read More

Mother address stranger who killed her daughter

May 10, 2021 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Debbie Ervin now breathed easier this Mother's Day because the stranger who killed her daughter was sentenced to 40 years in prison Thursday. Her daughter Katelyn Ervin,.... Read More

Suspect charged with sexual offenses with girls has more possible victims

May 10, 2021 at 12:00 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Fifty-three charges of sexual activities involving girls ages 11-14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man Friday after a three-month investigation by a Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More

3 Murfreesboro men indicted on allegations include robberies, carjackings, kidnappings & firearms violations

May 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

A federal grand jury last week handed down a 13-count indictment charging three Murfreesboro, Tennessee, men with a variety of serious offenses, stemming from a July 2020 seri.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Mama: 14 Summer camps kids will love

May 19, 2020 at 09:35 am by Laura Beth Payne

This summer will certainly look different for most of us, thanks to Covid-19, but that doesn't mean all fun is canceled. CDC guidelines still permit small social gatherings,.... Read More
The Peach Cobbler Factory - Urgent Announcement

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

Nashville approves $175M Oracle tax breaks

May 05, 2021 at 09:11 am by robmtchl 6

Davidson County/Nashville councilmen approved an historic abatement of property taxes of $175 million over 25 years! What will it mean long term for the citizens of Middle Ten.... Read More
Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Corrections officers spend career locked in caring for inmates

May 08, 2021 at 08:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

They are locked in a secure facility with inmates charged with various crimes ranging from theft to murder for 40 hours every week. They serve as medics, counselors and caregi.... Read More

Opinion: The GOP's refusal to denounce Trumpism is a self-inflicted wound

May 11, 2021 at 08:00 am by Waterman 3

Anybody who has ever stepped on a nail protruding from a piece of lumber on the ground knows that if the puncture isn’t promptly and thoroughly treated, it could lead to.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mama: 5 Things to Know about The Tennessee Renaissance Festival

May 04, 2021 at 10:30 am by Laura Beth Payne

While most Middle Tennesseans know "The Castle" in from their drives up and down I840 or Highway 96, the opportunity to visit it comes but once a year for most of us at the an.... Read More

Rutherford Sheriff's detective to appear on Investigation Discovery true crime show

Aug 21, 2018 at 12:03 pm by Michelle Willard

Sheriff’s Detective Ty Downing will discuss his investigation of the Jack Rains murder case in 2007 on the nationally broadcast Investigation Discovery channel. The s.... 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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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
High Water Barrel

Is your house in a flood zone? Here's how to find out.

May 06, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently issued preliminary flood maps for Rutherford County, according to a press release from the county. Data from FEMA indi.... 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

Rutherford SROs fund five scholarships for seniors

May 06, 2021 at 04:49 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Five Rutherford County Schools’ seniors each earned $450 scholarships from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officers.      &nb.... Read More

Local leader selected to assist TVA's Valley Workforce Cabinet with workforce challenges

May 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm by ebrisco

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce executive Beth Duffield has been appointed to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s newly formed Valley Workforce Cabinet. The Valley W.... Read More

Rutherford Sheriff's Office investigates interstate shootings

May 12, 2021 at 08:54 am by Lisa Marchesoni

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said. In unrelated cases, ano.... Read More