Rutherford County


Rutherford County's new Public Safety director declares state of emergency

Apr 03, 2020 at 08:20 pm by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County's new Public Safety Director Chris Clark has issued a state of emergency, according to a video posted to the Town of Smyrna's YouTube channel. Murfreesbor.... Read More
Not that Chris Clark

Chris Clark takes Public Safety director job with Rutherford County

Apr 01, 2020 at 01:26 pm by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County has a new Public Safety director. The City of La Vergne announced Wednesday that Fire Chief Chris Clark has submitted his resignation after accepting a new.... Read More
Rutherford County, Tennessee, is pretty cool.

Survey says: Rutherford County is 3rd best place to live in Tennessee

Jan 28, 2020 at 11:44 am by Michelle Willard

A recent ranking from, ranked Murfreesboro as the third best place to living in the state of Tennessee. The site ranked all the counties in the state, and we did pr.... Read More
Death and taxes

Rutherford County is considering a wheel tax increase

Dec 04, 2019 at 01:26 pm by Michelle Willard

The Rutherford County Commission is looking at new ways to raise funds because, say it with me, growth doesn't pay for itself. To explore the different options, the commiss.... Read More
Wheel tax increase?

Is Rutherford County considering a wheel tax increase?

Dec 03, 2019 at 01:19 pm by Michelle Willard 3

Like most local governments in Middle Tennessee, it looks like Rutherford County is having a hard time paying for all the growth. And when that happens, politicians look to.... Read More
Rutherford County

Opinion: Rutherford County Legal Services benefits from contract written by convicted felon

Mar 21, 2019 at 08:00 am by Tess2019

WARNING! If Rutherford County attempts to keep a member from the firm that currently represents us, Hudson, Reed and McCreary, the successor, Nick Christiansen, will open hims.... Read More

Rutherford Ready to Participate in the Middle-Tennessee Tech Boom

Mar 04, 2019 at 03:30 pm by tchoate

You can't visit Nashville these days without noticing all the cranes in the air. Read the Nashville business press and you can't miss discussions about Amazon's recent commit.... Read More
Rutherford County Attorney

County Attorney Josh McCreary resigns, takes job at NHC

Feb 27, 2019 at 11:00 am by Tess2019

Josh McCreary finally tendered his resignation as the County Attorney this week. He was granted sanctuary at NHC, where former Mayor Ernest Burgess is a board member.... Read More

Feb. 23: List of roads closed due to flooding

Feb 23, 2019 at 09:55 am by Michelle Willard

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is advising drivers to stay home if possible because county roads are expected to be more dangerous with more rain expected Saturda.... Read More
Rutherford County Government

Are County Commissioners using tax-funded benefits as a personal charity?

Feb 22, 2019 at 08:00 am by Tess2019 8

At the Feb. 4 Steering, Legislative and Governmental Committee meeting, Rutherford County Commissioners voted to give themselves the right to "buy-in" to the county.... Read More