Politics

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

Rocky: From Rejection, to Reclamation, Restoration, and Reward

Aug 24, 2022 at 09:51 pm by Paulette Jackson 1

It is 1975, in Philadelphia, PA. Being a student at Philadelphia College of the Bible, just blocks away the Art Museum, I had the experience, to climb and stand on the same st.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools again named among best school districts in TN

Aug 23, 2022 at 09:59 pm by Voice Wire 1

Rutherford County Schools remains one of the top school districts in Tennessee, based on academic growth scores released by the Tennessee Department of Education. RCS earned.... Read More

City of La Vergne to Bury Time Capsule in Honor of 50th Anniversary on Wednesday, Aug. 24th

Aug 23, 2022 at 09:33 pm by Voice Wire

(La Vergne, Tenn.) City officials will be burying a time capsule on August 24 in honor of the 50th anniversary of the City of La Vergne incorporation. Efforts were made.... 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

Home Ownership Leads to Wealth

Aug 21, 2022 at 07:12 pm by robmtchl

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - A big economic division between renters and homeowners is apparent when looking at net worth: For homeowners, the median net worth of $231,400 is ab.... Read More

Opinion: Pro-Life Movement Growing More Extreme

Aug 03, 2022 at 01:03 pm by Chloe Cerutti 2

Pro-Life Movement Attacking Democracy As more than half of Republican-dominated states trigger their own restrictive anti-abortion laws, it is increasingly apparent that pro-.... Read More

Opinion: Make Parenthood Voluntary, Not Mandatory

Jul 22, 2022 at 01:06 pm by Chloe Cerutti 8

According to Juan Pablo Segura’s July 10th article in the Tennessean, “Tennessee has one of the highest rates of maternal mortality in the U.S., currently ranked 4.... Read More

TDEC Announces Tidwell as Parks and Conservation Deputy Commissioner

Jul 20, 2022 at 01:01 pm by Voice Wire

NASHVILLE – Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers today announced the appointment of Greer Tidwell Jr. as deputy commissioner f.... Read More

Opinion: Vasectomy: Men Answer the Call for Responsible Contraception

Jul 12, 2022 at 01:35 pm by Chloe Cerutti 2

Per the Pew Research Center, 61% of Americans favor safe and legal abortion.  Despite that fact, 22 states are making abortion illegal based on the Supreme Court’s.... Read More

Constitutional Scholar Dr. Vile Offers Thoughts on Roe v. Wade

Jul 08, 2022 at 02:23 pm by Justin Stokes 9

The June 24 overturning of Roe v. Wade by the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) triggered a number of seismic legal reactions. Per CNBC, it prompted immediate a.... Read More

Opinion: Freedom: The Choice. The Creed. The Conflict

Jul 05, 2022 at 12:24 pm by Paulette Jackson 1

Freedom of Choice It is a craftof decisionto frame a trajectoryof outcome Freedom of Creedis a gift,a dreamfor all who desirea pathfor their lifeand to be the crafterof.... Read More