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Rutherford County Commission Convenes
Rutherford County Commission Convenes

The Rutherford County Commission convened Thursday evening in the historic courthouse on the Murfreesboro square. Plans are underway to officially name the new bridge that crosses broad, the Blue Raider Bridge, along with proposed fees to use the convenience centers.

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Nunnally Announces Candidacy for RuCo Commission
Nunnally Announces Candidacy for RuCo Commission

Stacy Nunnally wants to bring a new energy and fresh perspective to the County Commission. She is running for County Commissioner in District 19 in the August 2 county and local general election.

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Rutherford County Commission Primary Races; General Set
Rutherford County Commission Primary Races; General Set

Voters in Rutherford County's 21 commission districts went to the polls with four primary races deciding the general election roster.

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County Commissioner Pettus Read Seeks 2nd Term
County Commissioner Pettus Read Seeks 2nd Term

After serving his first time in elected office, County Commissioner Pettus Read is once again seeking the County Commission seat for District 8 in Rutherford County.

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Jordan Ethics Complaint Dismissed
Jordan Ethics Complaint Dismissed

The Rutherford County Ethics Committee dismissed a complaint against County Commissioner Will Jordan after finding no evidence of unethical behavior involving his vote on a rezoning matter.

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Commission Urges Passage of Broadband Accessibility Act
Commission Urges Passage of Broadband Accessibility Act

The Rutherford County Commission is seeking approval for a broadband legislation which would provide internet access for students in rural areas.

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New ROCKVALE HIGH SCHOOL Approved!
New ROCKVALE HIGH SCHOOL Approved!

New $59 million Rockvale High School approved by Rutherford County Commission.

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Mike Fitzhugh Voted Interim Sheriff by Co. Commission
Mike Fitzhugh Voted Interim Sheriff by Co. Commission

The 21-member Rutherford County Commission voted retired Sheriff's Department Captain Mike Fitzhugh as interim sheriff

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All Eyes on Rutherford County Commission for Sheriff Seat
All Eyes on Rutherford County Commission for Sheriff Seat

The Rutherford County Commission met Thursday night to discuss the situation of filling the vacant seat of suspended Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Rutherford Co. Commissioners Pass Budget; No Property Tax Increase
Rutherford Co. Commissioners Pass Budget; No Property Tax Increase

Rutherford County Commissioners passed a budget for fiscal year 2016-2017 and did so without a property tax increase. The plan passed 19-to-2 Monday morning for the fiscal year that begins Friday.

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Commission Unanimously Votes to Ask Sheriff to Resign
Commission Unanimously Votes to Ask Sheriff to Resign

Members of the Rutherford County Commission voted to ask Sheriff Robert Arnold to resign from his position.

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Commission Votes in Favor of Nullifying Affordable Health Care and Same Sex Marriage
Commission Votes in Favor of Nullifying Affordable Health Care and Same Sex Marriage

A full house showed up for the Rutherford County Commission meeting opposing a resolution that encourages state lawmakers to nullify any U.S. Supreme Court decision not supported by state law.

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RuCo Property Taxes Increased 7.8%; Budget Passed
RuCo Property Taxes Increased 7.8%; Budget Passed

By a vote of 14-to-7, Rutherford County Commissioners passed a new budget for fiscal year 2015-2016. That budget, which was passed Friday morning during a special session, includes a seven-point-eight-percent property tax increase for schools.

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Sheriff Asks Committee for More Deputies
Sheriff Asks Committee for More Deputies

Members of the Rutherford County Commission's Public Safety Committee heard from the sheriff's department about the need for more deputies. Patrol Lt. Chris Haynes fears the midnight shift when no deputies are available to answer critical calls.

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Commission Honors Local Athlete Recognized on National Level

Two outstanding citizens of Rutherford County were honored Thursday night at the Rutherford County Commission's first meeting of 2015, including Claudia Smith, a local star athlete and High School Heisman finalist...

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County Schools Spending Plan Approved

(MURFREESBORO) - In a joint meeting of the Rutherford County School Board and the County Commission's Health and Education Committee, the school's 307-point-four-million dollar budget was approved.

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Rutherford County Commission Race Grows

Competition is heating up for the Rutherford County Commission seat in District 7 that is currently held by Gary Farley.

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Son of State Representative Mike Sparks to run for County Commission in Rutherford County

The son of State Representative Mike Sparks has decided to run for County Commission. Preston Sparks will enter the race for District 11, the same seat his father held for a 8 years. 

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Outgoing County Commissioner Joyce Ealy to receive award from Journeys in Community Living
Outgoing County Commissioner Joyce Ealy to receive award from Journeys in Community Living

Local nonprofit Journeys in Community Living is inviting the public to join the organization April 24 as it awards outgoing county Commissioner Joyce Ealy and several other outstanding community members for their service.

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Politics: New name in the Rutherford County Commission Race
Politics: New name in the Rutherford County Commission Race

A new name is in the race for County Commission in the 4th district of Rutherford County. Veteran law enforcement officer Jon Frazier announced his candidacy to run as an independent candidate.  

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Political Beat: Commissioner Jack Black Says he will Run Again
Political Beat: Commissioner Jack Black Says he will Run Again

Rutherford County Commissioner Jack Black has confirmed that he will run again and seek re-election in the local race...

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Political Update: Rutherford County Commission District 8
Political Update: Rutherford County Commission District 8

Online News Exclusive: We have more local political related news to bring your way, this time from the Rutherford County Commission race.

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County Commission Candidate Phil Griffin tells WGNS he has been Endorsed by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold

Phil Griffin, who is running for Rutherford County Commission in the 7th District, told WGNS that he was endorsed by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold. Griffin tells us why he was endorsed by the Sheriff...

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Political News Update: New Name in Hat for County Commission Race

Steve Spence of the Midland community is seeking the Eighth District seat on the Rutherford County Commission. The seat is currently held by Tiffany Phillips of Bell Buckle...

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Another Name has been Submitted in the Rutherford County Commission Race
Another Name has been Submitted in the Rutherford County Commission Race
Jason Bour of Smyrna told WGNS he has decided to run for County Commissioner in the 9th district...
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Steve Sandlin Says He Will NOT Run For County Commission in 2014 - He Has Other Intentions
Steve Sandlin Says He Will NOT Run For County Commission in 2014 - He Has Other Intentions
9th District Rutherford County Commissioner Steve Sandlin has decided not to run for County Commission next year. Sandlin stated…
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Local Residents Getting Involved in Local Politics! Another Citizen Announces Run for Commission...
Local Residents Getting Involved in Local Politics! Another Citizen Announces Run for Commission...
Edward Phillips has announced his candidacy for county commission in the eighth district of Rutherford County. The eighth district includes the communities of Christiana, Crescent, Midland, Rockvale, and the city of Eagleville.
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More Political News in Rutherford County - Race for County Commission
More Political News in Rutherford County - Race for County Commission

JoAnne Skidmore officially announced Monday evening at the Rutherford County Republican Party Headquarters that she will be a candidate in the Republican primary for the Rutherford County Commission in the 15th District.

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County Commissioner Matt Young Now Certified as a Hazardous Materials Specialist
County Commissioner Matt Young Now Certified as a Hazardous Materials Specialist

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Firefighter Matt Young learned Thursday that he obtained his certification from the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency as a Hazardous Materials Specialist.

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Time for Change? More and More Local Residents Running for Local Political Seats in Rutherford County
Time for Change? More and More Local Residents Running for Local Political Seats in Rutherford County
More and more local residents are getting involved in local political races. With that being said, we have confirmed another new name in the race for the Rutherford County Commission.
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It's That Time of Year... Business Owner Says He is Running for County Commission in Rutherford County
It's That Time of Year... Business Owner Says He is Running for County Commission in Rutherford County
Murfreesboro Businessman Daniel Gammon will officially announce on Wednesday his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 17th District Rutherford County Commission race.
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UPDATE: County Commissioner Adam Coggin Announces Leadership Team for State Representative Race
UPDATE: County Commissioner Adam Coggin Announces Leadership Team for State Representative Race
Rutherford County Commissioner Adam Coggin announced the leadership team (see below) for his campaign to become the next state representative from the 48th district.
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Commission Honors Spring Fling Winners, Council Keeps It Brief
Largely obligatory meetings of both the Rutherford County Commission as well as the Murfreesboro City Council on Thursday, June 13th, with the council meeting lasting only 12 minutes on a thin agenda...
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