Mayor Shane McFarland Discusses City’s Homelessness Issue

Aug 24, 2022 at 09:54 pm by Justin Stokes 4

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

Greenhouse Ministries Key Part of Helping Homeless, Poor

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:03 pm by Justin Stokes 4

Murfreesboro has grown over the last few decades. And along with the other blossoming cities, it’s quickly seeing that growth comes at many costs. One of those costs is.... Read More

Chatterbox: Spring Break for all with Sandy Brewer Wright

Mar 23, 2022 at 06:33 am by Collier 1

My thoughts this week are more on next week… Spring Break!  My car will be rocking, heading down I-65 stuffed with teenage girls excited for a fun-filled beac.... Read More
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600 local homeless students will get new shoes thanks to Soles4Souls

Dec 10, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire 1

It had been years since he had been to a shoe store. So long in fact, when the boy was offered a brand-new pair of running shoes, he was certain he wore size eight. Two hours.... Read More

Rutherford County awarded $2M to address homelessness for families

Nov 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm by United Way

Rutherford County has been awarded a $2 million grant from the Tennessee Department of Human Services, in partnership with the United Way of Greater Nashville, to extend the F.... Read More

Fall Fish Fry benefits The Journey Home

Oct 01, 2020 at 10:00 am by LCouser

As nonprofits continue to provide services to their clients, one thing that has been impacted is their ability to host their annual fundraisers. This is the case with The Jour.... Read More
2020 HackMT

Free-food finder app wins 'Judge's Choice' at 2020 HackMT

Jan 27, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

One of the winning MTSU HackMT teams created an online app that can provide free food for the needy and help feed the homeless. Another would work in tandem with Toys for Tots.... Read More
Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church

'Housing First' supporter and author Kathy Izard comes to Murfreesboro Feb. 12

Jan 17, 2020 at 02:10 pm by Terri Donovan

On Wednesday, Feb. 12, Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church in downtown Murfreesboro is sponsoring Take Root, a community wide luncheon to benefit The Journey Home’s (TJH.... Read More
Murfreesboro Police Department

UPDATED: Murfreesboro woman killed by train

Jan 13, 2020 at 12:03 pm by Voice Wire

UPDATE: The victim in the fatal train vs pedestrian accident has been identified as 38-year-old Nadia Berkman. Her family has been notified. Murfreesboro Police Departme.... Read More
Homelessness in Murfreesboro

Advocates respond as Murfreesboro illegally evicts homeless camp

Jan 09, 2020 at 09:10 am by Jason Bennett

This morning at 9 a.m., a long-standing practice of evicting homeless campers from city property is being enforced on yet another large group of folks experiencing homelessnes.... Read More

Murfreesboro seeks $150K HUD grant to serve homelessness

Apr 05, 2019 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

The Murfreesboro City Council approved Thursday, April 4 the acceptance and application of federal HUD grants to address homelessness.  The City of Murfreesboro is.... Read More
Homelessness advocates on Murfreesboro Storytellers

How Murfreesboro is helping with homelessness

Dec 05, 2018 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Homelessness in Rutherford County is usually thought of as someone living under a bridge, but experts say the problem is broader. It includes the fastest growing homeless pop.... Read More