More than 70 friends and family members gathered recently at the Carriage Lane Inn in Murfreesboro to honor the achievements of Ernest Burgess. The event was sponsored by Mindful Care Adult Day Services.
State Representative Dawn White defeated County Mayor Ernest Burgess for the State Senate, District 13 Republican nomination.
Ernest Burgess, current Rutherford County Mayor and Republican candidate in the 13th senatorial district, announced today his "Rutherford First Pledge" for District 13.
The deadline has come and gone for those wishing to run in the August 2nd elections. See whose running for local and state offices.
Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess officially entered the Republican Primary for the State Senate today. The 13th senatorial district comprises the western half of Rutherford County and is currently held by Bill Ketron.
Add another name to the list of those seeking to replace State Senator Bill Ketron in Nashville. Murfreesboro resident Nicholas Gardner recently announced his intention to run.
Ernest Burgess talks about his decision to run for state Senate on this edition of Man on the Street Newsmakers, presented by First National Bank of Murfreesboro.
State Senator Bill Ketron has announced he'll seek the County Mayor's office next year.
County Mayor Ernest Burgess will not seek a fourth term. However, with State Senator Bill Ketron's announcement he'll seek the mayor's position, Burgess says he'll run for Ketron's senate seat.
Many years ago it was a bank, but currently, the building next to the judicial center on the Murfreesboro Square is being used as an office to house the District Attorney and staff.
Not only will staff, judges and inmates be more secure in the new court buildings located in downtown Murfreesboro, so will the computer systems.
After long time Rutherford County attorney Jim Cope resigned as the county attorney this past October, the county has been pleased with their new legal representation.
As we previously reported, Rutherford County's property tax rate remained at $2.68 per one-hundred dollars of assessed value. County Mayor Ernest Burgess explains a major component of balancing this year's budget.
The staff and people served by local nonprofit Journeys in Community Living would like to thank Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess for being this year's Mystery Guest in association with the 2015 Fall Social for people with intellectual disabilities.
Reports indicate the local landfill site in Walter Hill will close within the next 15 years if not sooner.
One of the main concerns addresses the security of those who are headed to court and the security of inmates. Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess stated...
The countdown is on. The Daily News Journal will have to be out of their building to make way for a new parking garage in just four and a half months. In the meantime, Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess said that the DNJ...
The latest plans call for construction of the much discussed Judicial Building, which will be built across the street from the Health Department. Businesses along Maple Street will soon have to move as their structures will be torn down.
If the population growth continues as expected, the county will need to find a new place to dump trash by 2025. The new home for our trash will likely new in another county.
NewsRadio WGNS spoke to Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess about legal procedures guiding officials who are checking into allegations about the elected office of Sheriff...
Sales tax revenue continues to climb for Rutherford County. Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess stated...
A straw poll was recently conducted during the Blackman Barbecue at the Lane Agri Park in Murfreesboro. The MTSU/Blackman Straw Poll results have now been released.
The future judicial center will be built across the street from the County Clerk’s Office in Murfreesboro where MOAB and several other businesses are located…
MURFREESBORO - With the county school's budget of $306.7 million clearing committee hurdles, County Mayor Ernest Burgess says a property tax increase isn't likely.
MURFREESBORO - Additions to the current school facilities at Smyrna Elementary and Blackman Middle School are on target to open for fall classes in August. County Mayor Ernest Burgess talks about the Blackman Middle School addition, which is something that hasn't been done in the county before.
The Rutherford County Government has launched a new website viewable at rutherfordcountytn.gov. Improvements are intended to make the site easier to navigate with better routes to get citizens where they need to go, with lots of new content and with improved mobile device access.
Three businesses are now left in the small strip mall next to the Rutherford County Clerk’s Office on North Maple Street in Murfreesboro.
Local resident Jimmy Evans resigned from the Rutherford County Election Commission in order to run for Mayor of Rutherford County, a seat currently held by Ernest Burgess.
Have you ever wondered if there were any streetlights outside the city limits of Murfreesboro in Rutherford County?
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