Rutherford County

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
Oaklands Mansion is the most famous historic house in town.

Rutherford County makes move to help preserve history with a tax abatement

Feb 07, 2019 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County took a step becoming the first county in the state to help owners of historic properties with upkeep. At the Feb. 4 Steering Committee meeting, a measure wa.... Read More
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Opinion: Why does Bill Ketron want to treat the Square like my granny's living room?

Feb 04, 2019 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

My grandmother had a beautifully decorated living room. It had a definite Asian feel with gifts from my uncles who served in Vietnam festooning the walls. The white carpet st.... Read More
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Rutherford County Commissioner Brad Turner named to Bill Lee's cabinet

Jan 17, 2019 at 01:33 pm by Voice Wire

Rutherford County Commissioner Brad Turner has been appointed to the cabinet of Gov.-elect Bill Lee. Lee announced three appointments Thursday, Jan. 17 to his cabinet for the.... Read More

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