Here is a quick list of the current candidates running for office in the upcoming elections.
Crime dramatically dropped by 20 percent in Rutherford County from 2012-2013 while Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives cleared 43 percent of all reported crimes, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
The Rutherford County Election Commission has informed candidate Shawn Kaplan that current incumbent, Mrs. Joyce Ealy, has decided to seek retirement and withdraw her candidacy in the District 19 County Commission race. Kaplan who announced his candidacy two weeks ago on February 14th will be unopposed in the August 7th elections.
Murfreesboro City Schools is proud to announce the appointment of Laurie Offutt as the principal for the new Reeves-Rogers Elementary.
Reeves-Rogers will reopen as a traditional kindergarten through sixth grade school in the 2014-15 school year. Offutt will assume her new role in the spring and will oversee the opening and hiring for Reeves-Rogers for the next school year.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, in conjunction with Safe Kids, and with the assistance of Murfreesboro Police Department, Rutherford County EMS, and Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, will host a Child Safety Seat Inspection Station at Rutherford County S.O.R.T. office (585 Fortress Boulevard) on Wednesday, March 5 from 3:00-5:00 pm.
Former Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective Ralph Mayercik was removed from a list of Republican primary candidates today after the Tennessee GOP notified him that he failed to pass a challenge as a “bona fide” Republican.
The deadline to register a team for United Way’s 2014 Days of Action is March 1, 2014. This year’s Days of Action will be held on April 3-5 at various locations in Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 3 and 8 and Engine 1 responded to a fire call at the Camino Real restaurant at 105 Lasseter Drive just after 11:30 Wednesday afternoon.
Community volunteers are needed Saturday, March 1, for a tree planting event along Garrison Creek in east Murfreesboro aimed at protecting the local water supply.
A Circuit Court judge today set a March 14 plea date in an assault and kidnapping case against a Rutherford County commissioner and two businessmen charged with choking, burning and threatening a partner in a ticket selling deal that went awry.
Circuit Court Judge David Bragg also ordered the district attorney general to provide the defense with the exact dates in July 2012 the alleged incidents took place.
“They are entitled to know the date a particular event occurred,” in order to prepare a defense, Bragg said.
Former Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department Colonel Eddie Farmer was arrested in Robertson County on Monday.
Farmer was booked in at the Robertson County jail at 3:30 a.m., Monday and released on bond by by 4 a.m. The Robertson County Sheriff’s Office and Jail said Farmer was booked because he had a Capias filed in Circuit Court.
Farmer and his former girlfriend, 28-year old Catrina McQuiston, are accused of allegedly coercing a boy and girl into having sex in 2010. The TBI investigated the case.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 9 responded to a unique rescue call just before 3:30 Monday afternoon at a home located at 5206 St. Ives Drive in Berkshire subdivision.
A State Farm insurance agent inducted into the Tennessee Insurance Hall of Fame, Womack told the crowd that he and other agents try to be the first on the scene when disaster strikes, but there’s no way to beat the Red Cross to those areas.
Reality TV's Brooklyn Tankard, 25, of Murfreesboro was arrested on Sunday and then failed to show up for her Juvenile Court date on Tuesday stemming from a truancy issue of her 10-year-old daughter.
A Christiana man was arrested on his fourth DUI charge on Valentine's Day.
Rutherford County sheriff candidate Dale Armour’s law enforcement career has been exemplary by any standard.
He’s a former Murfreesboro Police officer, Tennessee Highway special investigator and 2005 TBI Agent of the Year now serving on an FBI Violent Crimes Task Force. But his law enforcement work took a strange twist two years ago when a traffic stop he made “went viral.”
Charges were filed against a driver accused of possessing cocaine worth $25,000 that was located during a traffic stop and pursuit about 11:40 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 24, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.
A “Voice from the Movement.” Dr. Cleveland Sellers is that indeed. As I recently listened to this scholar, author, activist and college president recount his experiences during the height of the civil rights movement of the 1960s, I was touched by the gravity of his words.
Show your Blue Raider pride on Saturday, March 1, with a great deal to see three MTSU athletic contests for the price of one.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1 and 8 responded to a fire call at Cross Court Apartments at 550 Crossway Drive around 1 a.m. Thursday morning.
Twenty-five year Rutherford County resident Michael Kusch is seeking to represent the 7th District in the Rutherford County Commission.
The next installment of MTSU alumnus Micheal Burt’s reality TV show not only benefits the contestants he coaches in leadership, but also the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County.
Following its debut on New Year’s Day, the second episode of “Zebras and Cheetahs” is set to air from noon to 1 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, on CW Network. In it, Burt again coaches five contestants in a two-day leadership boot camp on “how to look different, run faster and be agile in today’s concrete business jungle” — to turn them into zebras and cheetahs for 2014.