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States that lack enough childcare workers

Sep 15, 2022 at 09:05 pm by Voice Wire

  Over the last two and a half years, the COVID-19 pandemic put a spotlight on the importance of childcare to the U.S. economy. Throughout the pandemic, stressed-out.... Read More

Music Spotlight

Sep 12, 2022 at 04:00 pm by Bethany Bowman

I get hundreds of emails each week regarding new music/artists. I know I’ve overlooked some gems accidentally. But one that did catch my eye (ears) was Drake Milligan. W.... Read More

Study Based in Middle Tennessee Will Evaluate Alternative Strategies for Administering Monkeypox Vaccine

Sep 07, 2022 at 10:38 am by Voice Wire

According to the CDC on Wednesday morning (09/07/2022), the number of Monkeypox cases across the United States has risen to 20,733. In Tennessee, that number is now up to 208-.... Read More

States With the Highest Rent-To-Price Ratios

Aug 29, 2022 at 07:02 pm by Voice Wire

With both real estate and rental prices rising quickly over the last two years, U.S. households that don’t currently own a home are facing a major affordability crunch.&.... Read More

September is Library Card Signup Month

Aug 29, 2022 at 03:50 pm by Voice Wire

Tony Award-winning performer, actress, singer-songwriter, and philanthropist Idina Menzel and her sister, author and educator Cara Mentzel, have been named honorary chairs of.... Read More

LOOKING BACK: The Songwriters who Visit a Place Called Hippie Hill - On the Outskirts of Rutherford County, TN

Aug 28, 2022 at 08:17 pm by Voice Wire

by Scott Walker / SmallTownBigWorld.com  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) While at Hippie Hill on a cool October day (Oct. 13, 2016), I ran across a man named Wayd Battle. In a s.... Read More

MTSU fall Friday Star Party series launches Sept. 2

Aug 28, 2022 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Typically held on the first Friday of the month during the semester, the MTSU Department of Physics and Astronomy Friday Star P.... Read More

Reminder: Murfreesboro Offices closed Sept. 5 for Labor Day holiday

Aug 27, 2022 at 01:25 pm by Voice Wire

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In observance of Labor Day, City of Murfreesboro offices and most Parks & Recreation facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5, 2022.&n.... Read More

Murfreesboro native named Tennessee National Guard’s best marksman at shooting competition

Aug 26, 2022 at 07:26 pm by Voice Wire

More than 75 members of the Tennessee National Guard competed Aug. 19-21 at the Adjutant General Match, a three-day marksmanship training event and shooting competition for Te.... Read More

Tennessee Saw 8.2% Growth in Total Housing Units Over Past Decade

Aug 26, 2022 at 07:12 pm by Voice Wire

The state of the U.S. housing market has been one of the dominant economic stories since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. The market saw unprecedented price growth over the.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools again named among best school districts in TN

Aug 23, 2022 at 09:59 pm by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Schools remains one of the top school districts in Tennessee, based on academic growth scores released by the Tennessee Department of Education. RCS earned.... Read More

New “988” Phone Number Provides Lifeline for Families Experiencing Mental Health Crises

Aug 23, 2022 at 09:25 pm by Voice Wire

NAMI Tennessee is encouraging individuals experiencing mental health crises to use a valuable and potentially lifesaving resource. As easy to remember as 911, the new 988 phon.... Read More