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Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron’s daughter, Kelsey Ketron Randolph, who is on probation on charges related to an investigation of the family’s insurance business, unsuccessfully applied for two jobs in the county property assessor’s office, according to public records and a county official.

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Antique tractor and steam engine enthusiasts from all over the nation chugged in to Eagleville recently to thresh, pull and saw — and even throw a few skillets and wrenches around.

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Holloway High School has experienced an artful public outreach effort by the members of Murfreesboro’s Experience Community church in the form of a mural showcasing the school’s history.

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This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s Sept. 23 press conference. Officials spoke about low student proficiency numbers and the Tennessee Promise.

Rutherford County will have a household hazardous waste collection day soon, and county workers could possibly start carrying firearms in some cases.

Middle Tennessee State University reported the largest year-over-year gains in enrollment this fall among the state’s locally governed higher education institutions, the school’s Board of Trustees were told last week.

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Part of the proceeds from the sale of Murfreesboro Electric Department could fund a new foundation to serve community needs, in addition to providing for capital projects, according to recent City Council discussions.

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The Rutherford County Emergency Communications District’s 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center was renamed last Friday for long-time board member and treasurer John D. Hood.

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Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday afternoon that the Rutherford County face covering order set to expire on Sept. 30 will instead be lifted on Tuesday, September 22, at 5:00 p.m. CDT.

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Retired Rutherford County teacher Barbara Turner said she continues to learn new things about her family by perusing hundreds of letters her later father exchanged with loved ones while serving in the Navy in World War II.

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This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 press conference from Sept. 17. Officials spoke about visitations at nursing homes and a refusal to give Metro Nashville virus relief funds.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is appealing a state board’s rejection of its application to build a hospital in Murfreesboro, which is considered the state’s fastest growing city.

There are some new faces — and leadership — on the Rutherford County School Board.

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The Murfreesboro City Schools Board is defending its handling of the search for a new superintendent, and the body is restarting the stalled process.

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Recently retired Circuit Court Judge Royce Taylor praised the importance of annual Sept. 11 memorial events to teach younger generations of the sacrifices of first responders that day.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and despite startling results from a CDC survey showing large numbers of people having contemplated suicide, mental health advocates are saying there is hope and help.

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Two sets of property owners are among those in Christiana-Plainview who are questioning what the Rutherford County Highway Department is offering to pay them to buy right-of-way to improve roads for an elementary school set to open by fall 2021.

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This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s press conference from Sept. 10. Topics included police reforms, controversies surrounding Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn and state procurements.