Mark your calendars! On December 5th at 6pm be sure to join us at the Historic Courthouse in the Square for the lighting of the Official Rutherford County Christmas Tree! Larry Flowers, WSMV-TV Channel 4 news reporter for Rutherford County, will serve as the evening's emcee. Former American Idol contestant Skyler Dixon will headline a local bill of talent including choirs from Scales and Overall Creek Elementary Schools, as well as St. Paul's Episcopal Church in addition to some unannounced surprises. The stars of the evening will be Santa and Mrs. Claus, who will join the county and city mayors in pulling the switch to light the magnificent evergreen.
Nominations for the Seventh Annual Governor’s Volunteer Stars Awards are now being accepted within our county. The awards will celebrate the efforts of volunteers who strive to improve their communities through service. One youth and one adult volunteer will be selected in Rutherford County to receive this prestigious award. Nominees will be judged based on the community’s need of the volunteer service performed, initiative taken to perform the service, creativity used to solve a community problem, and impact of the volunteer service on the community. Learn more.