Joe Frank Jernigan, a “sacrificial” public servant of 22 years on the Rutherford County Commission, has tendered his resignation due to health reasons.
Rutherford County leaned Republican in state and national races Tuesday, while in La Vergne, the election saw the return of a former mayor who now will serve as an alderman.
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.
Marc Adkins, Smyrna vice mayor, was arrested Thursday morning by the Tennessee Highway Patrol on a charge of driving under the influence, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
This is a summary of a press conference Gov. Bill Lee held on Sept. 3. His administration talked about their anticipating a COVID-19 vaccine later this year, as well as pending reporting on the virus in individual schools. Reporters also asked Lee why he did not wear a mask the entire time h…
Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron on Monday afternoon submitted a statement about his decision to extend the county’s face covering order and said it was not easy.
While Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday that the county will not impose a mask mandate, the county is promoting a campaign that encourages businesses to require workers and customers to wear masks.
Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that Patricia Breeding has been hired to serve in the new role of recovery director and Alissa Phillips has been promoted to probation director, effective Wednesday.
This is a summary of Gov. Bill Lee’s COVID-19 briefing from April 22, including information about nursing home cases, and a summary of a state meeting to discuss federal stimulus funds.
Members of the county government gave reactions to recent comments by city officials regarding county ambulance service and a failed attempt to collaborate on fire and ambulance dispatching.
A Nashville man whom Smyrna Town Court Clerk Brittany Stevens sued for defamation has fired back with motions to dismiss the case and is accusing her of attacking him for being a “citizen watchdog” even as he has withdrawn portions of his initial ethics complaint.
Plans for the construction of a massive distillery operation in Murfreesboro named Sazerac made headlines last year, and the project was approved by the City Council with a targeted opening date of “early 2020.”
The Murfreesboro City Council on Thursday unanimously approved on first reading a request to annex and zone 83 acres around Lee Lane as heavy industrial.
The Rutherford County Commission last Wednesday voted 14-6-1 to raise the property tax rate by 12 cents during a meeting that some commissioners say left them confused and voting the wrong way.
Mary Jane Skinner received the City of La Vergne’s first Citizen of the Year award at the June 4 meeting of the Board of Mayor & Aldermen.