A Murfreesboro man faces charges of criminal negligence in the death of his disabled fiancee.
Two weeks into the season, and there only three undefeated high school football teams in Rutherford County.
State Senator Bill Ketron has thrown his support for Senate Speaker to Randy McNally, taking his name out of consideration
Blackman weathered an impressive storm and 3-point onslaught by Lawrence County on Thursday night to capture the Region 4-AAA championship 58-52 before a rowdy crowd.
Riverdale's girls completed an impressive run in the Region 4-AAA tournament Wednesday night by holding off Stewarts Creek 51-48 in the championship game.
Blackman senior Crystal Dangerfield's 3-pointer 30 seconds into the game essentially ended it -- and Franklin County's season -- on Friday night.
The Oakland Patriots never trailed in their exciting 54-49 win over the Columbia Central Lions Saturday night at Randy King Gymnasium in the opening round of the Region 4-AAA tournament.
Strapped by a massive and growing court docket, Rutherford County's General Sessions judges are seeking another judgeship to carry some of the burden.
"Six years is enough. It's time for me to step aside and let somebody else serve," Womick said.
Blackman's girls remained perfect in District 7-AAA play last Friday night, while the boys remained unblemished overall as they swept visiting Smyrna.
At the urging of state legislators, Tennessee Solid Waste Management officials agreed to push Middle Point Landfill operators to cut the stench at their Walter Hill facility in response to community complaints.
Riverdale's girls showed their depth against longtime rival Riverdale on Tuesday night, and the Lady Warriors did so at the most opportunistic moment.
Emotion and resiliency continued to be a staple for Siegel's football team last Friday night.
Get a roundup of the prep football action from round 1 of the prep football playoffs right here.
Contending they are "victims of an extortion scheme," a group of residents is taking legal action against Rutherford County and the probation company it hired to collect court fines on misdemeanor cases.
The city of Murfreesboro isn't exactly starting from scratch, but it is set to take another stab at a Middle Tennessee Boulevard improvement project after bids came in 31 percent higher than expected.
A little more than two weeks out of a stem cell transplant to cure his cancer Bill Ketron has his sights set on attending the MTSU-Vanderbilt football game.
Week One of the high school football season will offer a little bit of everything. There is a Thursday night game, a Friday night rivalry game and two games on Saturday at MTSU's Floyd Stadium.
Host Stewarts Creek set the tone from the get-go on Friday night against Blackman in the annual Rutherford County Jamboree. Plus, get a recap of all of the games from Sports Editor Monte Hale, Jr. of the Murfreesboro Post and All Sports Talk host.
Siegel was almost a victim of its previous success last season, which saw the Stars finishing a disappointing 3-7. Siegel faced the always tough District 7-AAA schedule, not to mention non-conference games against Ooltewah, McCallie and Science Hill.
Smyrna's football team is looking to take the next step in 2015 after exiting the playoffs in the first round the previous two years. "The last two years we've gotten beaten in the first round, and our goal is to not let that happen," said Smyrna coach Matt Williams.
Stewarts Creek's growing pains have been many and well documented the past two seasons on the football field. The Red Hawks won only one game in their first year of existence in 2013 and managed just victories last season.
Fred Shambaugh brought a dynamic, up-tempo offense to Middle Tennessee Christian School last season, and it was an instant hit. The Cougars reached uncharted waters, going 9-2 and winning a league championship.
The transition period between a new coach and players has been quite smooth for Kevin Creasy and the Oakland High School football team. Creasy replaced Thomas McDaniel (now at Christian Brothers) last spring, and obviously brought a different philosophy with him from Trousdale County where he won one state title.
Riverdale got back into the postseason mode last season after missing the playoffs in 2013. The Warriors finished with an impressive 8-3 record before falling in the second round of the TSSAA playoffs to Blackman for a second time.
Youth will certainly be served on the Eagleville High School football team this season. In fact, of the 57 players on the Eagles roster, 30 are freshmen and 13 are sophomores.
Blackman football will have a new look in a lot of ways this season. Gone is veteran coach Philip Shadowens, who resigned last spring and later hired at Blount County.
A "buzz" has surrounded La Vergne High School football in the offseason based on how the Wolverines were able to finish the 2014 season. La Vergne defeated Siegel 56-23 in its final regular-season game to earn a No. 7 seed and make the playoffs.
Rutherford County Commissioners will make a final push this week to complete the budget process before the start of the next fiscal year July 1st. The budget committee will meet Wednesday to consider a final proposal.
If you're looking for a quick wedding at the Rutherford County Clerk's office, you're out of luck. Murfreesboro Post writer Sam Stockard reports a lack of space and staff has forced the office to end the practice of performing civil marriage ceremonies.
A group of Rutherford Countians is planning to file an ouster suit against Sheriff Robert Arnold this week. According to Murfreesboro Post writer Sam Stockard, the group is hiring an attorney and will take legal action to remove the sheriff.
The murder trial for Jewell Moses Bess is being postponed from February after defense and state attorneys clashed over a procedural issue for medical experts to testify.
Jacob Pearman was found guilty of first-degree murder in the Valentine's Day 2013 death of his wife Carla and assault and child abuse of her then seven-year old son.
The fate of Jacob Pearman is in a jury's hands. The defense rested Saturday in the the trial for the 32-year old, accused of murdering his wife Carla and abusing her then seven-year old son.
Ten-year-old Maddox Thomas testified Tuesday that Jacob Pearman, a former weight and fitness trainer, pulled him out of bed and kicked and choked him, then made him sit in the hall before he ran to school barefooted on a cold December morning.
Jurors heard more testimony Wednesday concerning the child abuse charges against Jacob Pearman, who is on trial for the Valentine's Day 2013 murder of his wife Carla and the abuse of her then seven-year old son.
There's a sign of movement in construction is projected to begin in about a year on a 73-million dollar judicial complex. Murfreesboro Post contributor Sam Stockard reports the county is planning to hire a construction manager later this month.
Just a year and a half after opening, Reveille Joe Coffee Company on the square is closed.
A Rutherford County jury awarded damages totaling nearly $3 million in wrongful death and personal injury lawsuits filed in connection with a July 2011 crash that killed one man and seriously injured another on I-24, according to court records.
Four years and some $350,000 later, the argument over the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro appears to be over – at least the fight over public notice.
A first-degree murder charge in connection with a purported methamphetamine drug robbery was bound over to the grand jury Wednesday.
A benefit for a 28-year old man with a brain tumor is coming up. The Caring for Caleb Benefit will take place this Saturday at the Cannon County Community Center for Caleb Milligan. The Woodbury man has had multiple surgeries to remove brain tumors.
Whitehair was found guilty on two counts of aggravated sexual battery, two counts of sexual battery, statutory rape...
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