The Rutherford County Board of Education has a new chairman and vice chairman, along with two new elected members after the departure of two members with a combined 20 years of service.
The Rutherford County School Board will soon elect a new chairman. Current Chairman Jeff Jordan, who decided not to seek a third year leading the board, reflects on highlights of the last two years.
There were several seats on both the Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City School Boards up for grabs in Thursday's general election.
TNReady testing continues to hit bumps in the road. This after numerous school districts statewide - including Rutherford County - reported problems on the first day of testing. Problems persisted Tuesday with what the Tennessee Department of Education called a "deliberate attack".
The contract for the man the Rutherford County School Board tapped to become the next director of schools will be up for discussion at a special called meeting this week.
The search is underway for the next Rutherford County Director of Schools. Current Director Don Odom announced his retirement earlier this month.
Rutherford County School Board Vice-Chairman Wayne Blair will not seek re-election in 2018.
The Rutherford County School budget for the 2017-2018 year has been approved by the Rutherford County Commission. With that comes the needed funding for a new high school.
Rutherford County School Board Chairman Jeff Jordan talks about a new middle school opening and dealing with exploding growth on this edition of Man on the Street Newsmakers, presented by First National Bank of Murfreesboro.
The planned Rockvale High School has a mascot and colors. And it will be familiar to long time residents.
Incumbent Jeff Jordan has won election to the Rutherford County School Board, after being appointed to the position two years ago.
The Rutherford County School Board is having a Monday work session and Tuesday board meeting this week and some of the discussion will concern policies for booster clubs.
The League of Women Voters will conduct a candidate forum this week for those running for General Sessions Judge Part Four and County School Board Zone 6.
Murfreesboro resident David Sevier announced that he is seeking a seat on the Rutherford County Board of Education in the County Primary election on August 4, 2016.
The Rutherford County School Board approved a measure to increase pay for most substitute teachers by five-dollars.
Rutherford County Director of Schools Don Odom was unanimously given a one-year contract extension by the school board at their Thursday meeting.
Former Rutherford County Commissioner Jeff Jordan was sworn in as the newest member of the Rutherford County School Board. The oath of office was administered by Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport just before her 9am docket on Monday.
By an overwhelming vote, the Rutherford County Commission tabbed former Commissioner Jeff Jordan to fill a vacant seat on the County School Board on Thursday night.
Some very tight races for Rutherford County School Board. One race, between three candidates, was decided by just 57 votes.
A past Rutherford County School Board member will once again serve the board, on an interim basis. Donald Jernigan was approved by the county leaders to fill the seat he once held in zone three.
Rutherford County School Board member Helen Blankenship passed away Wednesday evening at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
A member of the Rutherford County School Board is in the hospital, in critical condition. Helen Blankenship was rushed to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital Friday after passing out that morning in her home.
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