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Bill Lee

Bill Lee submits budget with $681M in cuts, dip into $1.5B rainy day fund

Jun 04, 2020 at 01:52 pm by Voice Wire 1

Gov. Bill Lee's administration today outlined new spending plans for state government that reflect significant revenue reductions due to the economic impact of COVID-19. Depa.... Read More
Discovery Center at Murfree Spring

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 Ways to Celebrate the Discovery Center June 5

Jun 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by Laura Beth Payne

On a scale of 1-10, what local spots have your children missed most during quarantine? My kids (and I) have missed our favorite restaurants around 7, the parks for climbing a.... Read More
Tim Rudd speaking at the Tennessee General Assembly

Why does Tim Rudd want to hide campaign disclosures?

Jun 02, 2020 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard 6

According to the Tennessee Journal, a bill sponsored by Murfreesboro State Rep. Tim Rudd would reduce the transparency on candidates' fundraising activity in the run-up t.... Read More
Mayor Shane McFarland COVID-19 Briefing

Murfreesboro mayor to address pandemic (but not anything else) in live briefing June 1

Jun 01, 2020 at 09:31 am by Michelle Willard 2

The city of Murfreesboro announced Mayor Shane McFarland will hold a live televised briefing at 6 p.m. Monday, June 1 to update citizens on Covid-19. "This Facebook Live.... Read More

Updated: Murfreesboro mayor declares 'State of Emergency,' police tear gas protestors

May 31, 2020 at 07:24 pm by Voice Wire

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued an order Sunday, May 31, declaring a local "State of Emergency" for the City of Murfreesboro in response to protests related to the k.... Read More
Smyrna Town Hall

Smyrna Town Hall reopens to the public June 1

May 30, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

The Town of Smyrna is reopening its Town Hall to the public, effective Monday, June 1.  Modifications have been made to ensure the safety of citizens and personnel. Citiz.... Read More

MTSU COVID-19 Task Force recommends shorter semester, more online classes, face masks for fall

May 29, 2020 at 10:30 am by Voice Wire

A Middle Tennessee State University COVID-19 task force recommends ending classes for the Fall 2020 semester at Thanksgiving, stringent social distancing protocols and reduced.... Read More
La Vergne Fire Chief Ronny Beasley

La Vergne hires new fire chief from Memphis Fire Department

May 28, 2020 at 12:14 pm by Voice Wire

The City of La Vergne has hired Ronny Beasley to serve the city as Fire Chief. Beasley’s tentative start date is June 29. Beasley is a 28-year veteran of the Memphis Fi.... Read More
Open sign

Wanna complain about Murfreesboro's Sign Ordinance? Here's a chance.

May 28, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

The Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has scheduled a special Stakeholders Meeting concerning proposed sign changes, Tuesday, June 2, 2020. The meeting will be held.... Read More
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Hop Springs

Murfreesboro Mama: 8 Reasons to Love Hop Springs

May 28, 2020 at 07:37 am by Laura Beth Payne

As summer rolls in, many of us are on the hunt for things our families can safely do this season (and hopefully include a few friends in the mix). Enter Hop Springs. Over the.... Read More

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