Elections 2018

4 things to know before you vote in the Aug. 2 election

Aug 02, 2018 at 01:59 pm by Michelle Willard

Tennesseans will head to the polls across the state Thursday to vote in the Federal and state primary election as well as local general elections. 626,894 Tennessea.... Read More

Haslam leaves office after reshaping Tennessee courts

Jul 28, 2018 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

In his nearly eight years in office, Gov. Bill Haslam has reshaped Tennessee’s judicial branch. Not only has he appointed nearly one-third of the state’s tri.... Read More
Tennessee Gubernatorial Forum 2018

Gubernatorial candidates are coming to MTSU

Jul 27, 2018 at 09:50 am by Voice Wire

Middle Tennessee State University, in cooperation with the League of Women Voters, will host a gubernatorial forum on its campus on Thursday, Sept. 20, that will also be broad.... Read More

Last chance to vote early

Jul 26, 2018 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Early voting for the 2018 State and Federal Primaries ends Saturday, July 28. Here is a list of the other polling locations in Rutherford County: Rutherford County Election.... Read More

Mike Sparks claims comments are 'fake news'

Jul 19, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Michelle Willard 4

Just like Donald Trump, state Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, is claiming he misspoke when he said it was a "misnomer out there that teachers are very low paid." He said it befor.... Read More

Stacy Nunnally: I want to bring nonprofit experience to the Rutherford County Commission

Jul 19, 2018 at 09:51 am by stacynunnally

Stacy Nunnally wants to bring a new energy and fresh perspective to the County Commission. She is running for County Commissioner in District 19 in the Aug. 2 county and local.... Read More

Why is Blackman grad Lakshmi Giroti running for Rutherford County Commission?

Jul 18, 2018 at 09:24 am by karodrig

Murfreesboro resident Lakshmi Giroti is ready to be District 20’s next County Commissioner. Giroti, a 25-year-old Indian-American, is excited for the opportunity to ser.... Read More

Election 2018: Rutherford County School Board Forum

Jul 17, 2018 at 02:00 pm by League of Women Voters

A candidate forum for the Rutherford County School Board was heldTuesday, July 10 at the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse.  Candidates for the Rutherford County Sch.... Read More

Chris Mayor: Mike Sparks comments on teacher pay are 'completely unacceptable'

Jul 17, 2018 at 01:41 pm by Voice Wire

Tennessee is ranked No. 38 out of the 50 states for teacher salaries. Our current representative in Tennessee State House, Mike Sparks believes that teachers are “paid.... Read More

Election 2018: Rutherford County Sheriff Candidate Forum

Jul 17, 2018 at 12:00 pm by League of Women Voters

Candidates for Rutherford County Sheriff on the Aug. 2 ballot had an opportunity to introduce themselves and respond to a moderator's questions on a timed basis at a cand.... Read More

Election 2018: County Commission Candidate Forum

Jul 17, 2018 at 10:00 am by League of Women Voters 2

The League of Women Voters of Rutherford County held a Candidate Forum for the contested Rutherford County Commission Districts in the August General Election. Contested dist.... Read More
Mike Sparks

Mike Sparks thinks teachers are paid enough and wants a website so everyone can see

Jul 16, 2018 at 07:00 am by Michelle Willard

Tennessee State House Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, has an unpopular opinion. He thinks teachers are not underpaid. "It seems like there's a misnomer out there that teachers ar.... Read More