Local news and opinions


Son charged with killing father

Sep 22, 2018 at 01:40 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A man was arrested after he allegedly killed his father late Friday night at their Brookrun Road home, Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives said. Tanner Lancaster, 25.... Read More

Tennessee's legal community came to Murfreesboro to talk opioids

Sep 22, 2018 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

In late August, the Tennessee Alliance for Legal Services gathered at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro for its 41st annual conference devoted to expanding civ.... Read More
Murfreesboro School Safety and Education Officers

City recognizes School Safety and Education Officers with STARS Awards

Sep 21, 2018 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

A group of 16 School Safety and Education Officers with the Murfreesboro Police Department received STARS Awards in September for going above and beyond in their jobs as.... Read More
Emergency Medical Services

Ketron, McFarland come to verbal agreement on coordinated Emergency Medical Services

Sep 21, 2018 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

A joint task force on Emergency Medical Services appointed by County Mayor Bill Ketron and Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has committed to work together to enhance c.... Read More
Special Olympics

SROs raise funds for Special Olympians at Toot's

Sep 20, 2018 at 10:00 am by Lisa Marchesoni

“Good food and fun” is on the menu for the Wings & Rings benefit for Special Olympians participating in the annual fall bowling tournament in October.  S.... Read More
TVA in Hickory, NC

TVA lends helping hands in North Carolina

Sep 20, 2018 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

About 80 TVA construction personnel now in Wilmington, North Carolina, will be helping to restore power today to the estimated 300,000 Duke Energy customers who are still with.... Read More
MONEY’s Best Places to Live

Is Murfreesboro one of the nation's best places to live?

Sep 19, 2018 at 02:58 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro is one of the Best Places to Live, according to MONEY. Our fair city ranked 19th out of more than 500 cities ranked by the national magazine. The magazine noted.... Read More
Rockvale Elementary training

Paramedics teach Rockvale Elementary educators on stopping bleeding

Sep 19, 2018 at 10:44 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Rockvale Elementary School teachers became the students when Emergency Medical Services paramedics taught life-saving measures during in-service last week. Paramedics Mike Jo.... Read More
Tennessee Water Rescue Task Force

Photos: Tennessee Water Rescue Task Force responds to Hurricane Florence

Sep 18, 2018 at 03:22 pm by Voice Wire

Members from the Rutherford County Fire-Rescue Department, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department and other Tennessee agencies were sent to South C.... Read More

Parenting Styles: At the Zoo

Sep 17, 2018 at 10:01 am by Paulette Jackson

We’re goin’ to the zoo, zoo, zooHow about you, you, you?’You can go, too, too, tooWe can stay all day!               .... Read More