News

Severe Weather Outlook for Saturday, March 27, 2021

Storm update: Smyrna mostly spared, but more to come this weekend

Mar 26, 2021 at 10:06 am by Michelle Willard

Despite the dire warnings on Nashville TV news last night, Rutherford County was largely spared during severe weather.   "We are grateful our community is safe, and.... Read More
Joshua Sanders

Rutherford County Fire Rescue promotes Sanders to captain

Mar 26, 2021 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Fire Rescue Chief Larry Farley announced this week Joshua Sanders will be promoted to the position of captain effective March 29, 2021, according to a press.... Read More
Coronavirus

Anyone over 16 can get a COVID-19 vaccine

Mar 24, 2021 at 03:56 pm by Voice Wire

Rutherford County is now booking appointments for individuals aged 16 and older who wish to receive COVID-19 vaccinations.  The Rutherford County Health Department offer.... Read More

Keeping students safe is focus of Operation School Zone Safety Friday

Mar 24, 2021 at 01:30 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Keeping school students safe will be the focus of Operation School Zone Safety Friday by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force. Murfreesboro Police officers, Tennes.... Read More
Mack S. Prichard

Tennessee's first state naturalist, state archaeologist to be honored March 31

Mar 24, 2021 at 09:50 am by Voice Wire

Gov. Bill Lee has designated March 31 as Mack S. Prichard Day, honoring Tennessee's first state naturalist and state archeologist. Prichard, who died last year at 81, built a.... Read More
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

Rutherford County approved to receive $56.4M+ in education relief funding

Mar 23, 2021 at 01:45 pm by Voice Wire

Rutherford County legislators today announced more than $56.4 million has been approved for the county's schools through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief F.... Read More
MTSU alumna LaShan Dixon

Rutherford County's new Public Health Department director is LaShan Dixon

Mar 23, 2021 at 09:22 am by Voice Wire

MTSU alumna LaShan Dixon has been named the director of the Rutherford County Public Health Department, the Tennessee Department of Health and Rutherford County.... Read More
Rutherford County school resource officers safety drill

SROs conduct safety drills at Rutherford County Schools

Mar 19, 2021 at 04:53 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

A scenario where a teacher experienced trouble breathing tested the response by Siegel High School students, teachers and staff during an annual safety drill conducted by scho.... Read More

La Vergne unveils new police substation on March 18

Mar 17, 2021 at 09:30 am by Michelle Willard

A community open house will showcase the newly renovated La Vergne Police Substation in the Lake Forest community. Community members as well as media members are invited to s.... Read More
Operation, Don’t Test Your Luck

'Don't Test Your Luck' by drinking and driving on St. Patrick's Day

Mar 12, 2021 at 10:17 am by Lisa Marchesoni

Drivers who drink plan to drink on St. Patrick’s Day should also plan ahead to get a ride home, said Murfreesboro Police Capt. Cary Gensemer. “We would like to en.... Read More