A March 19 hearing was set Friday for the co-defendant in the Walmart parking lot double murder case.
Demetrius Coleman, 21, of Chicago, was arraigned before General Sessions Judge David Loughry on first-degree murder charges in connection with the Jan. 29 shooting deaths of Andre Chesterfield and Latre Lillard of Murfreesboro.
Mayor Ernest G. Burgess announced recent that County Engineer Eric Hill has been awarded the Edward C. Archer Young Public Works Leader of the Year Award for 2013.
Youth may learn and practice the skills of teamwork, discipline and leadership through the Rutherford County Young Marines, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer said.
The need for expanded services for adults with intellectual disabilities was the focal point of a presentation by The Arc Tennessee at Journeys in Community Living this past Thursday.
Carrie Hobbs Guiden and Peggy Cooper with the grassroots advocacy organization The Arc Tennessee held a more than a 1.5-hour-long discussion about topics including the Aging Caregivers bill, the Medicaid Waiver and the state’s Waiting List for disability services.
The Blackman girls basketball team advanced to the Class AAA state championship game today by knocking off Mt. Juliet 55-46.
Blackman, ranked No. 1 in the state and nationally, trailed 20-19 at halftime before pulling away in the second half.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 1 and Rescue 8 responded to a house fire at 427 State Street just after 8:00 Thursday night.
Oil-based paint only will be collected and properly disposed of on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at 1140 Haley Road, Murfreesboro, 37130. This collection is for households only.
TDOT reports on March 12 - 13 from 8pm - 6am there will be alternating lane closures on Old Fort Parkway eastbound and westbound over the CSX Railroad just west of the Broad St. intersection in order to install traffic attenuators and barrier rails.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 9 and Engine 1 responded to a house fire at 2809 Holsted Drive just after 12:15 Thursday afternoon.
Officials with Rutherford County Schools were saddened and shocked to learn of the sudden passing of Rutherford County Board of Education member Helen Blankenship.
Interstate Crime Enforcement deputies charged a Kentucky driver with being a fugitive from justice after a traffic stop Wednesday on Interstate 24 near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office supervisor said.
La Vergne High School’s Tori Ruis has been named the state’s assistant principal of the year.
Ruis has been serving as an assistant principal for the past five years. Prior to entering into administration she served as an eighth grade United States History teacher.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announced today that $3,419,318.52 was secured in pledges during the 2013 fundraising campaign - a record for the local non-profit.
More than $160,000 worth of counterfeit merchandise was seized from a Murfreesboro business after an investigation by private investigators and Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives, a sheriff’s detective said.
Merchandise was seized from Crazy C’s Liquidation on West College Street after a search warrant was served at the store, said sheriff’s Detective Steve Brown. Merchandise recovered included North Face jackets, gloves and beanies, Dr. Dre Beats headphones and Under Armour clothing.
Two tractor-trailer drivers escaped serious injury when rocks crashed through the windshields of their trucks about 1 a.m. Feb. 18 on Interstate 24 near the Ridley Earp overpass, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.
Phil Griffin has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for the 7th District Commission position on the Rutherford County Commission.
Veteran local office Jon Frazier announced his candidacy for the Rutherford County Commissioner of District 4.
RutherfordCABLE will feature State Farm Insurance Senior Vice President Debra Boblitt, CLF at its upcoming breakfast meeting on Tuesday from 7:30–9 a.m. at Stones River Country Club.
Boblitt’s keynote is titled "Efficient, Effective, Exceptional: Discovering the Professional Strengths of Women".
Boblitt develops vision, strategy and direction for approximately 2,400 State Farm agents and sales leaders in Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee. Based in Murfreesboro, her State Farm career has spanned more than two decades, and she has served in a variety of leadership roles across the country.
I am announcing my candidacy for sheriff and will be running as a conservative independent. I chose to run as a independent as I believe the needs of the community are to come before the interest of some political party.
The top two commanders of the Civil Air Patrol’s Tennessee Wing toured MTSU’s flight and air traffic control simulators Friday as part of a fact-finding mission that could result in an aerospace education partnership to benefit area youth.
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The remainder of Monday’s garbage pick-up routes will be done on Tuesday. Tuesday’s garbage pick-up routes will run as usual.
Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro is proud to announce that Archie Manning will be the keynote speaker at its Legacy of Light Gala on April 17, 2014 at the MTCS Varsity Gymnasium on the school’s main campus.
Archie Manning is a former professional football quarterback who began his acclaimed career at the University of Mississippi. He played in the National Football League for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982, then for the Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings.
Sheriff Robert Arnold urged drivers to stay at home unless it’s absolutely necessary to get out. Roads are slick and icy. Numerous crashes occurred throughout the county.