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County Commission Races
County Commission Races

There were several contested races for Rutherford County Commission seats.

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Ealy Tapped District 19 Commissioner
Ealy Tapped District 19 Commissioner

Former District 19 County Commissioner Joyce Ealy has been tapped by the commission to fill a vacated seat.

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Interim Sheriff of Rutherford County set to retire Dec. 17th
Interim Sheriff of Rutherford County set to retire Dec. 17th

Interim Rutherford County Sheriff Randy Garrett is retiring on December 17th.

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County Budget Committee to Meet
County Budget Committee to Meet

The county's Budget committee will meet Tuesday and continue to look into departmental budgets for several agencies. The meeting will begin at 5:30 on the second floor of the Rutherford County Courthouse.

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County Commission: Some Races Extremely Close
County Commission: Some Races Extremely Close

Three races for Rutherford County Commission went down to the wire, with one race decided by only 13 votes.

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Local politician running for State Representative Seat and County Commission Seat - What happens if he wins both?
Local politician running for State Representative Seat and County Commission Seat - What happens if he wins both?

Have you ever heard of a politician holding two offices in Rutherford County at the same time?

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County Commission Races
County Commission Races

Two sitting county commissioners lost in Tuesday's GOP primary. District 2 Commissioner Jack Black was defeated by Stephen Pearcy by 276 votes. In District 16, Phillip Dodd defeated incumbent Matthew Young by 109 votes.

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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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Rutherford County Commission Race GROWS
Rutherford County Commission Race GROWS

The County Commission race in Rutherford County continues to grow.  Oakland High School Assistant Principal, Tim Roediger, has announced...

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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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New Name in the Hat for the County Commission Race to win the Seat Currently Held by Steve Sandlin
New Name in the Hat for the County Commission Race to win the Seat Currently Held by Steve Sandlin

Gourley is a 60 year resident of Smyrna and Rutherford County. Mr. Gourley is a graduate of Smyrna High School and MTSU with degrees in Chemistry, Math and Physics...

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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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Jordan Won't Seek Another County Commission Term
Jordan Won't Seek Another County Commission Term

Rutherford County District 13 Commissioner Jeff Jordan will not seek re-election. The former WGNS sports announcer and county educator made the announcement in hopes others in his district will decide to run for the seat he's vacating.

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Murfreesboro Police Officer Announces Run for Local Office
We have more news on the political front. MPD Officer Matthew Roe announced his campaign for the 17th district of the Rutherford County Commission. 
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MORE: Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Murfreesboro Able to Buy Needed Educational Equiptment
MORE: Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Murfreesboro Able to Buy Needed Educational Equiptment
Candidate for County Commission Phil Griffin told WGNS that he was excited to see TN Governor Bill Haslam announce a $625,000 grant to help fund needed equipment in the field of education in Rutherford County...
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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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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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Dems Consider Caucus After GOP Decides on Primary
The debate over local elections continues. Now, the local Democratic Party is asking their membership to vote in favor of holding a caucus for the 2014 elections instead of a primary. You may recall just last week, the G-O-P decided it would hold primaries for all local races, including County Commission. 
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County Commissioner Gary Farley will have Competition in Next Election
County Commissioner Gary Farley will have Competition in Next Election
Phil Griffin has announced he will seek the Republican nomination for the 7th District Commissioner position on 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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Meetings of Interest This Week
There will be several county committee meetings this week of local interest. The commission's Property Management Committee will tackle the loss of the Lascassas convenience center and a proposed judicial building at their Thursday meeting.
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County Commission Prepared for New Rutherford County School Resource Officers
It looks as if the Sheriff’s Department will likely receive the needed funding to hire additional officers to patrol county schools, but the money for the added manpower won’t arrive until this fall.
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