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Where and when you can vote early for the November election

Oct 13, 2020 at 01:06 pm by Michelle Willard

Early voting for the Nov. 3 Election runs Wednesday, Oct. 14-Thursday, Oct. 29 at polling locations throughout the county. Early Voting in Tennessee begins twenty days and.... Read More
Yomi Faparusi

Independent candidate enters Tennessee's Senate race

Oct 09, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Independent Senate Candidate, Yomi "Fapas" Faparusi, officially joined the race for Sen. Lamar Alexander's open seat, according to a press release. The Fapas campaign is.... Read More
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Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association endorses Mike Sparks in 2020 election

Oct 08, 2020 at 10:28 am by Voice Wire

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, recently received an endorsement from the Tennessee Professional Fire Fighters Association for the Nov. 3 House District 49 electio.... Read More
Brandon Thomas

Brandon Thomas: Confederate symbols are here to intimidate

Sep 10, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire 4

Outside of a Black-owned business in Nashville, a box with a Confederate flag hung from a tree. The box wasn’t about history: it was about intimidation. The box, which h.... Read More
Mariah Phillips

Mariah Phillips raises $100K+ in Baum challenge

Sep 08, 2020 at 09:02 am by Voice Wire

Mariah Phillips, the Democratic challenger to incumbent State Rep. Charlie Baum, announced she raised over $100,000 since her campaign began, the most from a Democratic candid.... Read More
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Brandon Thomas: Why our healthcare workers deserve better than Mike Sparks

Sep 01, 2020 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

Recently, State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, presented HR 8001 to the General Assembly, "A Resolution to commend local governments, healthcare workers, long-term care facilit.... Read More
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Murfreesboro FAQ: Can you hand-deliver your absentee ballot?

Aug 20, 2020 at 08:00 am by Michelle Willard 1

There has been much false information circulating on social media about absentee ballots. In an effort to get the correct information to the public, The Voice asked Rutherford.... Read More
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Voters oust Eddie Smotherman from Murfreesboro City Council

Aug 07, 2020 at 09:49 am by Michelle Willard

There were a few interesting developments in the Aug. 6 State and Federal Primary. Top most is there will be a new face on the Murfreesboro City Council. Looks like Eddie Smo.... Read More
Mariah Phillips

Opinion: Tennessee needs state leadership that steps up

Aug 06, 2020 at 02:00 pm by MariahPhillips 1

Gov. Bill Lee recently called a special session of the State Legislature to be held on Monday, Aug. 10 — the first day of classes for Rutherford County and Murfreesboro.... Read More
Christopher Hale

Documents claim Christopher Hale misused former employer's email, mailing lists

Aug 03, 2020 at 10:46 am by Michelle Willard

Democratic candidate Christopher Hale is accused by his former employers of misusing confidential mailing and email lists to solicit donations for a personal nonprofit, accord.... Read More

Opinion: Mandating Masks is a Good Start

Jul 23, 2020 at 07:00 am by MFerry 1

Early in July, Gov. Bill Lee issued Executive Order 54, providing county mayors the authority to issue mask requirements in public spaces with exceptions. I applaud Ruther.... Read More

Noelle Bivens, Christopher J. Hale square off in a virtual town hall-style debate

Jul 08, 2020 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Democratic candidates Noelle Bivens and Christopher J. Hale will participate in an open debate, providing voters in the district with critical candidate information&.... Read More
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Murfreesboro City Council candidates participate in televised, web-streamed forum July 7

Jul 07, 2020 at 09:00 am by League of Women Voters

Murfreesboro voters get a chance to hear from candidates on the Aug. 6 ballot in a voter forum scheduled for Tuesday, July 7, at Murfreesboro City Hall. Hosted by the Leagu.... Read More
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Jo Atwood or Jack Mitchell: Which judge should you vote for?

Jul 06, 2020 at 02:07 pm by Michelle Willard 3

You've probably seen signs for Jo Atwood and Jack Mitchell popping up around town, but who should you vote for in the race for Circuit Court in the 16th Judicial District.... Read More

Register by July 7 to vote in Aug. 6 election

Jul 06, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

If you want to vote in the upcoming August election, you have until July 7. Voters will go to the polls Aug. 6 to cast ballots in the state and federal primary, Rutherford Co.... Read More