Sinking Creek in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Mama: 7 quarantine-friendly field trips in the city

Mar 31, 2020 at 08:42 am by Laura Beth Payne

It's no secret most of us are a little cooped up and a touch stir-crazy right now. And while there's no doubt that quarantine has its blessings, as my own family has found, th.... Read More
Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid Society turns to telephone to offer free advice about COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020 at 09:00 am by Voice Wire

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee's largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that it will be offering free legal advice over the phone in.... Read More
Coronavirus

Murfreesboro issues 'Safer at Home' guidance

Mar 28, 2020 at 05:07 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued a renewed order, amending the local ‘State of Emergency’ for the City of Murfreesboro in response to the COVID-19 pandemi.... Read More
This woman thought claiming to have COVID-19 would keep her from jail.

Suspect falsely claims having COVID-19

Mar 27, 2020 at 12:28 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

Three Rutherford County deputies were isolated after a suspect they arrested told them falsely she had the COVID-19 to avoid jail, said Chief Deputy Keith Lowery of the Ruther.... Read More
A gavel

Supreme Court postpones evictions

Mar 26, 2020 at 03:41 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

No evictions will be conducted until at least May 6 under a Tennessee Supreme Court order issued Wednesday. The Supreme Court justices posted the order “given the incre.... Read More
Day in Corona

Day in Corona: Tenn. Supreme Court resets again, orders jail populations reduced

Mar 26, 2020 at 10:00 am by Michelle Willard

A few weeks ago, the Tennessee Supreme Court suspended in-person court hearings until March 31. On March 25, the high court issued an order extending the suspension of most in.... Read More
Coronavirus

MMC announces it will offer limited, drive-through COVID-19 Testing

Mar 26, 2020 at 09:37 am by Voice Wire 2

Starting Thursday, March 26, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic will provide on-site, drive-through, testing for COVID-19. Drive-through testing will be located in the south parking.... Read More
Rutherford County Schools

PBS provides daily lessons, ISPs give free internet to kids stuck at home

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:27 am by Voice Wire

The Tennessee Department of Education secured a partnership with the state's PBS stations to deliver daily instructional content for Tennessee students during COVID-19 school.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Hall is closed to the public

Mar 24, 2020 at 02:00 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro City Hall will be closed to the public, effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, until further notice. Critical operations will continue. The temporary City Hall clo.... Read More
A recreation of restaurants in Murfreesboro featuring an empty chair.

Day in Corona: Can they tell us to stay home?

Mar 23, 2020 at 09:45 am by Michelle Willard

Over the weekend, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland declared a "state of emergency" in the city and issued a series of orders that impact restaurants, bars and gyms. That wa.... Read More

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