Crime & Safety

Rutherford County Sheriff participates in school safety summit

Aug 30, 2022 at 07:50 pm by Voice Wire

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Members of the Tennessee Sheriffs’ Association and the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police participated in the School Violence and Safety.... 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

Mayor Shane McFarland Discusses City’s Homelessness Issue

Aug 24, 2022 at 09:54 pm by Justin Stokes 1

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland—who was re-elected this month to City Council—has been serving as city's mayor since April 2014. Since first taking over as mayo.... Read More

Multiple Law Enforcement Agencies are Hiring - Congratulations to New RCSO Deputies

Aug 24, 2022 at 07:42 pm by Voice Wire

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Multiple law enforcement agencies in Middle Tennessee continue to hire new officers. Most recently, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office rep.... 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

Smyrna Police Chief Announced Plans to Retire

Aug 23, 2022 at 09:19 pm by Voice Wire

(Smyrna, TN) Town of Smyrna Police Chief, Kevin Arnold, has announced his retirement after 33 years of dedicated service to the Town and its citizens. During his tenure with t.... Read More

Two MPD detectives promoted to sergeant

Aug 22, 2022 at 12:00 pm by Voice Wire 1

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Police Chief Michael Bowen announces the promotion of two detectives to the rank of sergeant. Sergeant A.... Read More

Smyrna Offers Condolences for Child Shot in Park

Aug 16, 2022 at 01:59 pm by Voice Wire

August 16, 2022/ Smyrna - On behalf of the Mayor, Town Council and the citizens of Smyrna, our deepest heartfelt condolences go out to the family in this devastating loss.&nbs.... Read More

Traffic Safety in School Zones

Aug 02, 2022 at 01:56 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Law enforcement officers will focus on traffic safety in school zones when students return to school beginning Aug. 5.Teams of officers in Rutherford County and the cities wil.... Read More

TDCI Shares Insurance Tips for Back-to-School Season

Aug 02, 2022 at 10:53 am by Voice Wire

  NASHVILLE – Going back to school is an exciting time for students and parents. As the school year gets underway across th.... Read More

Caring for Furry Friends During Hot Weather

Jul 26, 2022 at 02:03 pm by Lee Rennick 1

Cats and dogs do not do well in hot weather. Yet unlike their owners, these pets are stuck in layers of fur. At the risk of heat stroke, pets must rely on panting and sweating.... Read More

‘Community Scientist’ Volunteers Needed to Collect Middle Tennessee Heat Data for MTSU Project

Jul 26, 2022 at 11:48 am by Voice Wire 1

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU faculty partnered with the city of Nashville and other local organizations to successfully bid to be one of the 14 U.S. cities participat.... Read More