The gavel of justice

Everything you need to know about the 19 biggest lawsuits facing Rutherford County (2021 edition)

Oct 28, 2021 at 11:15 am by Michelle Willard 1

With all the bad press around the illegal jailing of children and the lawsuit about that, one Voice reader got to wondering and poking about trying to figure out what other le.... Read More

Judge Ben Hall McFarlin retires, leaving legacy of hope

Sep 29, 2021 at 11:50 am by Cynthialynn Jones 1

Realizing the greatness in people may sound monumental and may seem impossible in a day and age where people seem to care less of others, and only for themselves. However, in.... Read More
Sarahi Green

Rutherford County welcomes new Domestic Violence Coordinator

Jun 08, 2021 at 02:30 pm by Voice Wire

Sarahi Green was recently named Rutherford County’s new Domestic Violence Coordinator. A Motlow State Community College alum with a major in social work, Green began he.... Read More
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Jimmy Turner appointed to fill vacant seat created by Judge David Bragg's retirement

Jan 13, 2021 at 11:28 am by Michelle Willard

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee announced Wednesday, Jan. 13 appointments to judicial positions across the state, including one for the court that covers Rut.... Read More
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TN Appeals Court upholds Murfreesboro man's conviction that resulted in DA's firing

Dec 01, 2020 at 09:30 am by Michelle Willard

The conviction of a Murfreesboro man, whose prosecution resulted in the firing and censure of a Rutherford County assistant district attorney, was upheld by the Tennessee Cour.... Read More

Murfreesboro municipal judge honored by state organization

Nov 30, 2020 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire 3

Murfreesboro Municipal Judge Ewing Sellers was recently awarded the 2020 Sharon G. Lee Award of Excellence by the Tennessee Municipal Judges Conference, according to a pres re.... Read More

3 local attorneys recommended to fill 16th Judicial District Circuit Court vacancy

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:00 am by Michelle Willard

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission announced Thursday, Nov. 12 that it had narrowed down the choice to three for the 16th Judicial District Circuit Court vacancy cr.... Read More
Tennessee Safe Baby Court

What is 'Safe BabyCourt?'

Nov 09, 2020 at 11:00 am by Child Advocacy Center

The Rutherford County Safe Baby Court is joining with The Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon Counties to participate in the 10th annual 19 Days of Activism for the.... Read More
A lonely gavel

5 apply for vacancy created by Judge David Bragg's retirement

Oct 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Tennessee's Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court judge vacancy in the 16th judicial district that was created by the i.... Read More

Masks are now required in court

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

The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an Order Thursday, July 9 requiring all persons entering a courthouse for the purpose of court-related business to wear a face covering over.... 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

Bill Lee appoints B. Jo Atwood to vacancy left by Royce Taylor

May 26, 2020 at 05:31 pm by Voice Wire

On Tuesday, May 26, Gov. Bill Lee announced the appointment of Bonita Jo Atwood to the 16th Judicial District Circuit Court to fill the vacancy created by the retirement.... Read More