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Murfreesboro FAQ: How does the Rutherford Election Commission verify signatures on ballots?

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:47 am by Michelle Willard 1

Murfreesboro Voice Reader Susan Allen wanted to know how signatures are verified for mail-in, absentee ballots. The signatures on all mail-in ballots (and all ballots in ge.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: Who is responsible for keeping records for all eligible state militia personnel in Tennessee?

Sep 28, 2020 at 07:00 am by Rob4rctn

In order to comply with Tennessee State Law and in accordance with Article 1 Sections 24 and 26, as well as Article 8 Section 1 of the Tennessee State Constitution; the Ruther.... Read More
Rutherford County Election Commission

Murfreesboro FAQ: Can you hand-deliver your absentee ballot?

Aug 20, 2020 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard 1

There has been much false information circulating on social media about absentee ballots. In an effort to get the correct information to the public, The Voice asked Rutherford.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: The confusion between Truth in Taxation and the Certified Tax Rate

Jul 23, 2020 at 08:00 am by Rob4rctn

There is often confusion among taxpayers surrounding Tennessee's "Truth in Taxation" statutes and the "certified tax rate."  The statutes require assessors to certify th.... Read More

Murfreesboro FAQ: When will my house be reappraised?

Jul 21, 2020 at 10:00 am by Rob4rctn

After the "Great Recession," assessors across Tennessee used the most recent sales data available in their mass appraisal models. As a result, many taxpayers enjoyed several y.... Read More
The U.S. Flag

Murfreesboro FAQ: Who has the authority to order a flag be flown at half-staff?

Jul 10, 2020 at 01:53 pm by Michelle Willard 2

After Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland ordered flags to fly at half-staff at City Hall Friday in honor of musician Charlie Daniels who died June 6 from a stroke, we&nbs.... Read More
Tennessee's Sunshine Law

Murfreesboro FAQ: What you should know about the Tennessee Sunshine Law

Mar 12, 2020 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

March 15-21 is celebrated as National Sunshine Week. The celebration was launched by the American Society of News Editors in 2005 to draw attention to the need to push back ag.... Read More
MTSU entrance

Murfreesboro FAQ: Does MTSU pay property taxes?

Mar 05, 2020 at 03:52 pm by Michelle Willard

Because MTSU is a government property, it is exempt from paying property taxes. State law "governs exemption of property of any educational institution owned, operated, or.... Read More
Early voting in Rutherford County

Murfreesboro FAQ: Early voting in the Presidential Primary

Feb 20, 2020 at 10:12 am by Michelle Willard

Early voting has started for the Super Tuesday Presidential Primary, set for March 3. Early voting runs through Feb. 25 at locations across the county. You don't need a reaso.... Read More
Rutherford County Library System's Technological Engagement Center

Murfreesboro FAQ: How to check out the Rutherford County Library System

Feb 13, 2020 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County Library System is comprised of five branches – downtown Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Eagleville, Technological Engagement Center and Myrtle Lord Glanton Libra.... Read More