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Rutherford County Deputy Carol Stafford received the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Beyond the Traffic Stop award.

Rutherford Sheriff's Deputy earns state 'Beyond the Traffic Stop' award

Jan 15, 2021 at 09:11 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Recovering about $17,000 worth of illegal drugs during a traffic stop for speeding earned a Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy a state award. Deputy Carol Stafford earn.... Read More

Smyrna Fire installs 55 automated external defibrillators in town facilities and front-line public safety vehicles

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

Smyrna Fire Department personnel are installing 55 automated external defibrillators (AED) in Town facilities, including concession stands at each ballfield, front-line fire a.... Read More

Missing Rutherford County woman with dementia found safely

Jan 13, 2021 at 01:19 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A missing Rutherford County woman with dementia was found unharmed this morning in Wilson County, a sheriff’s supervisor said. Deborah Alsup, 67, was reported missing a.... Read More
A drone

Rutherford Sheriff's detectives, county fire drones rescue lost woman

Jan 11, 2021 at 12:49 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Drones located a distraught woman who ran into a wooded area in 32-degree weather Saturday near Hoovers Gap Frontage Road, a sheriff’s supervisor reported. Sheriff&rsqu.... Read More
Tennessee's COVID-19 Vaccination Plan

When can you get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Jan 04, 2021 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

The Tennessee Department of Health has updated the Tennessee COVID-19 Vaccination Plan and its phased approach to administering COVID-19 vaccines to Tennesseans.... Read More
Most Dangerous Cities for Driving by insurify.com

Does Murfreesboro have some of the nation's most dangerous drivers?

Jan 04, 2021 at 09:42 am by Michelle Willard 1

Murfreesboro has among the highest rates of speeding tickets, at-fault accidents, and DUIs in the nation, according to a study from insurify.com. I don't know who that i.... Read More

Why can't Tennessee students read? Bill Lee calls for a Special Legislative Session to address education concerns

Jan 01, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire 4

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee recently announced a call for the Tennessee General Assembly to convene for a special legislative session on Jan. 19, 2021, to address urgent issu.... Read More
MTSU Health Promotion Director Lisa Schrader receives the Moderna vaccine Wednesday, Dec. 23, at the Siegel High School Gym in Murfreesboro.

Rutherford County's COVID vaccine roll out starts at Siegel High School

Dec 31, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Including about 15 MTSU Health Services and Pharmacy staff members, dozens of area health care workers and first responders received the first round of the Moderna COVID-19 va.... Read More

Sheriff's STOP program helps drug-dependent people heal

Dec 30, 2020 at 09:47 am by Lisa Marchesoni

When Chris Hale’s best friend died of an overdose, the shock brought new life to Hale.  Hale, 26, of Rockvale found his friend deceased Oct. 11 and called the Sher.... Read More

Estranged husband charged in wife's murder

Dec 28, 2020 at 08:39 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

An estranged husband was charged with murdering his wife after her body was found in a ditch Monday morning near her Midland community home, a Rutherford County Sheriff’.... Read More