He may be just 4 years old, but Hayes Owen, son of David and Stacey Owen of Murfreesboro, had a big wish for Christmas.
Linebaugh will host local author Alberta Tolbert on Tuesday, January 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For a holiday that holds high in tradition, why must we ask ourselves every year, "what are we eating for Christmas dinner?"
Murfreesboro Symphony, Chorus bring audience to its feet.
Multiple studies indicate that the process of giving--be it time, talk, toil or toys--will often result in lower blood pressure, higher self-esteem, lessening depression and greater happiness.
The local power companies reminded customers that outdoor Christmas lighting was prohibited, a service flag with three hundred stars hung in the Central High School auditorium, and housewives were being urged to save "Fats for Freedom." It was December 1943 in Rutherford County.
Why did the wise men from the east bring gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh?
"Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. He exists as certainly as love and generosity and devotion exist, and you know that they abound and give to your life its highest beauty and joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world if there were no Santa Claus."
Christmas at Oaklands a favorite holiday pastime.
The 35-acre tree farm, flourishing with 15,000 white pine and Leyland cypress trees, is operated by Murfreesboro's Joe and Jan Steiner, and according to the Pick Tennessee website (PickTnProducts.org), this is one of 58 Christmas tree farms in the state and the only one in Rutherford County.
Program registration starts this week.
"We're off to bed, Nashville, we must say goodnight. From Broadway to Opry, we hope you sleep tight!" read Debbie Brown, co-author of "Sleep Tight Nashville," to a crowd of captivated children at Celebrate Reading.
No 'Black Thursday' for Boro shoppers.
Central Christian Church presents the Trinity Jazz Ensemble in a concert of scriptures, congregational hymns, spirituals and gospel, as well as works by Duke Ellington, Dave Brubeck, Freddie Hubbard, Peter Sprague and McCoy Tyner.
Carmike's site plan for new nine-plex at Stones River Mall approved.
The 67th Annual Blackman Barbecue will take place from 5-8 p.m. at Lane Agri-Park on June 24.
Oaklands Mansion is excited to welcome Georgia Author of the Year award winner and former MTSU professor, Dr. June Hall McCash on April 15, 2016, at 5 and 6 p.m. as she speaks about her latest historical fiction, "The Boys of Shiloh."
The Republican Party of Rutherford County is proud to announce Rep. Scott DesJarlais, who represents the 4th Congressional District, will be the featured speaker Tuesday, April 5, at its GOP Luncheon.
Due to concern about the homeless in Murfreesboro, the Rutherford County Democratic Party will sponsor a fundraiser for the Murfreesboro Rescue Mission on Monday, April 18, 2016 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Cultivate Coworking, 107 W. Lytle Street, Murfreesboro.
A woman who escaped Nazi terror to become one of the most dynamic forces in Tennessee education will share her story at MTSU.
Christmas Day is Cyndie Verbeten's birthday, which might explain why she's been drawn to direct the last two holiday shows at The Center for the Arts.
TV Christmas specials by the multitude have come and gone for over a half a century, but one stands out as most special to me and, I am sure, to millions of other baby boomers.
Advent - the word itself means the arrival of a person, thing, or event that has great significance.
Murder victim Gregg Hawkins was an avid outdoorsman and had just finished a fishing trip when he was gunned down in early October at Mona boat ramp in northern Rutherford County.
Stones River Mall has announced that Kids Club: Pirate Day will be held on Saturday, June 27, from 11 a.m.- p.m. near the Chuck E. Cheese entrance.
An Anime & Cosplay Party will be held on Saturday, June 20 from noon to 3 p.m. near Center Court at Stones River Mall.
Sterling Organization vertically integrated private equity real estate investment firm headquartered in Palm Beach, Fla., has announced the acquisition of Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro. The asset was purchased via the firm's institutional fund Sterling Value Add Partners II, LP.
Sterling Organization vertically integrated private equity real estate investment firm headquartered in Palm Beach, Fla., has announced the acquisition of Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro. The asset was purchased via the firm's institutional fund Sterling Value Add Partners II, LP.
Murfreesboro's Jonny Gowow is set to kick of the holiday season at Liquid Smoke on Friday, Dec. 5.
KINGSPORT - No need for the flying reindeer and sleigh on this Saturday before Thanksgiving, as ole St. Nick glides along a 110-mile railway while giving out toys and gifts on the merry route of the Santa Train.
The biggest shopping day of the year is just around the corner, and Stones River Mall wants to help fill your Christmas stockings.
Twenty-five homeless Rutherford County children may enjoy a merrier Christmas after buying toys with Sheriff Robert Arnold and School Resource Officers during the annual Shop with the Sheriff event.
It's time to kick off a joyous holiday season at Stones River Mall. Shoppers are invited to join in the festivities of Light's Up, beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14, in front of Bink's Outfitters and Versona.
Once again Dillard's Cool Springs is hosting its pre-holiday cosmetic and fragrance extravaganza.
The following locations are offering Trunk or Treet and Halloween events through Halloween:
Everyone can remember a favorite childhood cereal: maybe it was Cap'n Crunch or Cookie Crisp, Golden Crisp or Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Now shoppers can get a bowl - or two - of their favorite cereal at Stones River Mall.
Main Street: Murfreesboro and Rutherford County is in search of a large tree to celebrate Christmas this holiday season.
Murfreesboro Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly harassed a woman Sunday in the Stones River Mall parking lot.
Get back-to-school in style during Stones River Mall’s fashionable event from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2.
Kick off the event in Center Court with a pep rally featuring local cheer and dance squads, including Elite Energy Gymnastics and Stewart’s Creek High School.
The local retail shopping center has once again partnered with the American Red Cross to host a Blood Drive from 2-6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16. Donations will take place on the Red Cross Bus, which will be located near the mall’s main entrance near Chuck E. Cheese.
Bring your families and friends, your lawn chairs or blankets, and join us for this community annual event. There will be games and activities for the kids, music, fireworks, and refreshments for purchase.
Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation held the Small Fry Tri on Saturday, June 14. Click here to see a photo gallery of the event.
The Town of Smyrna in conjunction with Carpe Artista and SIMA announces the Simply Smyrna Celebration. This family friendly summer festival will take place Friday June 13th from 5pm -10pm and will be the official kickoff celebration for the Town of Smyrna’s revitalization project.
Spring Fling starts Monday May 19 at 9 a.m. at the Dean Hayes Track and Field Complex at MTSU.
Hot Topic recently completed a renovation at its Stones River Mall location, providing an improved shopping experience for area residents.
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has released the daily schedule for its 2014 lineup.
JazzFest hits the square again this weekend!
Representatives of Uncle Dave Macon Days have announced the festival’s 2014 Trailblazer and Heritage Award winners.
In addition to the outdoor stages piping out jazzy sounds on the Murfreesboro Public Square, some other downtown Murfreesboro venues will join in the fun as part of the Jazz After Dark program.
Main Street Murfreesboro has confirmed the weekend of May 2-3 for this year’s Main Street JazzFest.
Central Magnet School will play host to the third annual Super Trivia Bowl and auction on Saturday, Jan. 25.
The Progressive Insurance Nashville Boat and Sportshow for recreational boaters, fishermen and outdoor enthusiasts is preparing to launch in its new home – the Music City Center – from Thursday, Jan. 23, through Sunday, Jan. 26.
The Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross will hold its second annual Heroes Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 19, officials recently announced.
The Rutherford County Retired Teachers Association is hosting a pre-retirment seminar for educators on Thursday, Jan. 23, at North Boulevard Church of Christ.
The Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center will host the Third Annual Borovino wine tasting event on Saturday, Jan. 25.
Residents are invited to show off their talents for the chance to compete for a $1 million dollar prize on the upcoming season of “America’s Got Talent.”
The Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department is accepting live Christmas trees and greenery at its public works facility at 4765 Florence Road.
The proximity of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa to the celebration of the new year is one of those happy accidents that has quite a few fringe benefits.
If you are still planning your holiday dinner menus for family functions this weekend, I have a simple but impressive stuffed pork chop recipe that you will love.
In the fall of 1897, 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon had a problem.
Bishop Allen P. Powell said he appreciated the Christmas presents his grandson, Jalyn, received Saturday at Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
When I think about Christmas movies, of which there are many that are both good and bad, I can easily narrow down the list to one particular film.
Washington legacy still relevant today
It was Christmas Eve 2003, when we laid Momma (Ruby Lee) Whittle to rest in Smyrna’s beautiful Maple View Cemetery.
In July, I started making Christmas dresses for my granddaughters.
This Christmas, the message of giving was fulfilled by many Rutherford County residents who brought new and used totes and suitcases to Storage Plus in Murfreesboro for more than 600 local foster children.
This week, the personnel from the Rutherford County Fire Department and Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service, along with Mapco Stores, will be donating 50 bicycles to area children.
If a toy is being sold in retail stores or on popular websites, you may think that the toy is safe, right?
About this time of year, we have the great Christmas tree debate at our house: To tree or not to tree? That is the question.
I use the Christmas theme because if you want to give a gift to a friend or a relative, apparently there is a bargain out there for you.
Sometimes, what we don’t understand about Christmas is more important than what think we do.
'Sounds of Christmas' to celebrate season
I’ve had an opportunity recently to indulge in a pleasure that has evaded me for a couple of years. I’ve been baking Christmas goodies.
They celebrate the holidays a little differently in the U.S. Capitol, where I have been enjoying a little recreational time with friends.
Like many readers, you may be feeling the stress of Christmas season by now.
Toys for Tots needs volunteers for this Saturday's event.
Group collecting items to stuff Christmas stockings
Wildwood Tree Farm offers holiday family fun
It’s that time of year when we’re looking for gift ideas, and I would like to offer some suggestions for some of those on your list.
Candlelight Tour of Homes set for Saturday
Black Friday has passed and the Christmas shopping season is in full swing.
When the Murfreesboro Christmas parade heads down East Main Street, this year's grand marshal will be a local resident who helps the homeless on a daily basis.
In the distance, the belfry from the Rutherford County Courthouse chimes piercing through the darkness.
This holiday season, can you sponsor a needy child or a disabled adult?
The Linebaugh Public Library will welcome storytellers on toes for selections from “The Nutcracker” ballet and story time on Friday, Dec. 6, at 4 p.m.
The Murfreesboro Rotary Club will hold its 11th annual pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Middle Tennessee Christian School in Murfreesboro.
Local nonprofit organization Special Kids Inc. is in need of sponsors to donate necessities for families in need this holiday season as part of its annual Cornelius Christmas program.
It’s that time of the year when I like to offer suggestions on decorating your house for Christmas.
The MTSU Concert Chorale and Middle Tennessee Choral Society will present George Handel’s “Messiah” to the community this week.
Diners at Toot’s Restaurant on Northwest Broad Street will help provide Christmas for 25 at-risk children during the "Shop with the Sheriff" donation drive from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3.
Murfreesboro theater to present Christmas play
The Southeast Tourism Society has named Main Street JazzFest one of the Top 20 events in the Southeast for May 2014.
Black Friday shoppers are in for a treat at Stones River Mall this season.
“Sam Davis, a Hero Remembered” will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the capture, trial and execution of Sam Davis this weekend.
Annual event to showcase local artwork
Residents are invited to enjoy breakfast with Santa Claus on Saturday, Nov. 16, in the food court at Stones River Mall.
Mitchell-Neilson administrator takes top spot
Middle Tennessee State University will welcome a scholar’s perspective on U.S. foreign policy in the second of two “Muslim Journeys” lectures.
For the next few weeks, La Vergne officials will be collecting items for distribution to local residents during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays.
The columnist mentioned that Thanksgiving comes very late this year, on Thursday, Nov. 28 – making for a relatively short holiday shopping season.
Stirring, touching and countless other goose-bump emotions riveted the Middle Tennessee State University campus Saturday during the 32nd annual Salute to Armed Services.
Kroger stores in Middle Tennessee are supporting Second Harvest Food Bank this holiday season by launching a "Can Hunger" campaign to provide 200,000 meals for the food bank.
As they prepare for the upcoming production of "The Fall Festival of Magic," organizers responsible for the overall look of the show say they are striving to showcase as wide a variety of magical talents as possible for local audiences.
The MTSU Concert Chorale and the Middle Tennessee Choral Society will team with the Faculty Brass Quintet to present a special “Salute to Veterans” this weekend.
A retired MTSU professor will present a discussion on climate changed Thursday, Nov. 7, at Linebaugh Public Library in Murfreesboro.
The holiday season kicks off soon with “Let Freedom Ring: A Veterans Day Celebration” on Friday, Nov. 8.
The Veterans Day parade that was scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 9, at the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro has been canceled.
Threats of damaging winds and rains has prompted Sheriff Robert Arnold has postponed the annual Trunk or Treat event at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office.
Success of the Business Education Partnership Foundation’s event “Arts for Education: An International Evening” will allow local teachers to step outside their classrooms this summer for additional training.
Children dressed in costumes are invited to trick or treat from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Halloween at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
Connie Minick will sign copies of her book about her brother's murder at Hastings Books, located at 1660 Memorial Drive in Murfreesboro from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2.
On Saturday, Oct., 26, the La Vergne Senior Center is hosting a yard sale at 337 Stones River Road.
Thousands of children are expected to follow a candy trail on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park.
Residents will be allowed to dispose of unwanted medications from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25, at the Student Health, Wellness and Recreation Center at MTSU.
MTSU will welcome legendary singer and songwriter Barry Gibb to campus on Monday, Oct. 28, as part of the recording industry department's speakers series.
Members of Alpha Omicron Pi Women’s Fraternity at MTSU will hold the annual Smoke Out Arthritis barbeque to raise funds for arthritis research Thursday, Oct. 24, in Murfreesboro.
City to mark holiday with screaming good time
If you want to journey back in time, follow the beat of the drums this weekend to Long Hunter State Park, where more than 50 Native American tribes will gather.
Residents are invited to celebrate the fall harvest on Saturday, Oct. 19, at 5 p.m. in Maney Hall at the Oaklands Historic House Museum with a Southern supper.
The county government will hold its annual Rutherford’s Got Talent event to benefit the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties later this month in Murfreesboro.
The third annual Brewsboro Fest has been scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 12, at The Avenue Murfreesboro.
Residents are invited to fight back against breast cancer Friday all while enjoying a progressive wine tasting and savory bites during the annual Wine Around The Square event in Murfreesboro.
The stories of Dr. Seuss will spring to life again this weekend with three performances of “Seussical the Musical” at the Murfreesboro Little Theatre.
Thousands of residents will take to the streets to help raise funds for the fight against heart disease on Saturday during the Rutherford Heart Walk in Murfreesboro.
Special Kids Inc. raised more than $100,000 for children with special needs during its 15th annual fundraising banquet Thursday in Murfreesboro.
A California-based researcher will discuss the physical and emotional impact of stress on women’s brain function at a free public lecture this month.
Foundation donates funds for good cause
The 35th annual Mountaineer Folk Festival promises a weekend full of traditional food, music and crafts this weekend at Fall Creek Falls State Park.
As host, AdamsPlace will present dueling dishes at the Chefin It Up annual fundraiser, slated for 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 29, at the assisted living home, located at 1927 Memorial Blvd. in Murfreesboro.
Department to remember terrorism victims
Working in groups of two and three, art faculty and staff have combined their talents to create the opening exhibit of the fall 2013 semester for the Todd Art Gallery at Middle Tennessee State University.
An eventful autumn awaits the Middle Tennessee State University community and general public.
Local craft beer lovers are invited to release their inner redneck for its inaugural Hot Chicken & Jorts South celebration this weekend to raise funds for The Oasis Center.
Caretakers prepare Walk to End Alzheimer's
At 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP will present its annual Freedom Fund Banquet at Stones River Primitive Baptist Church in Murfreesboro.
Before you mark off any weekends, here are a few events that may need closer consideration.
On Thursday morning, ladies about town will have a chance to learn about Victorian crafts at Oaklands Historic House Museum’s ladies craft classes.
Residents who are interested in learning more about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are invited to attend a conference Thursday in Murfreesboro.
Residents are invited to spend Saturday enjoying Literacy Day as part of a kick-off to the new school year.
Freedom Fund Banquet slated for August
Ghosts of the past wander the halls of Oaklands Historic House Museum and those spirits will be present at “A Night of Spooky Stories in the Mansion.”
The second annual Centenarian Appreciation Day sponsored by Family Staffing Solutions was held Thursday at Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro.
There’s no doubt that Saddle Up for Project Help puts the “fun” in “fundraiser” as few events can.
Girls who want to ‘rock the house’ can be loud and proud at the 11th annual Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp at MTSU.
Launch to take place at August's Business Before Hours.
Here are the winners for competitions held Friday, the first day of the annual Uncle Dave Macon Days, in Murfreesboro.
Historic church is cornerstone of Fosterville
Ripe watermelons will be cracking open by the truck load at the Lucky Ladd Farms second annual Watermelon Festival this weekend.
Music merges in the middle this fall
Lascassas native Jordan Baron is a man on a mission with his new sophomore project, "Down on Brown's."
Williams picks on strings with gusto
The Fourth of July of celebration in La Vergne has been rescheduled to Sunday, Sept. 1, due to heavy rain.
Celebration Under the Stars will still be held at McKnight Park in recognition of the Fourth of July, Murfreesboro officials announced Thursday morning.
The twang of banjo and squeal of fiddle will soon have hands clapping and toes tapping for the 36th annual Uncle Dave Macon Days at Cannonsburgh Village in Murfreesboro.
Applications are still being accepted to participate in the popular Taste of Stones River held annually in Murfreesboro.
On Wednesday, June 26, the Pink Heals Tour will arrive in Murfreesboro as part of the nationwide initiative to show love and support for women battling cancer.
Residents will have the chance to learn more about the Stones River on Saturday, June 29, at the annual Boat Day event in Murfreesboro.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties holds its fourth annual Red, White, and Blues event Saturday, June 29, in Murfreesboro.
Heroes, I’ve known a few, though not the famous ones such as Jackie Robinson.
Saddle Up for Project Help is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 25, at the Foundation Reception House in Murfreesboro.
By 1987, after its small beginnings as a one-day banjo picking contest, Uncle Dave Macon Days had become one of the Southeast’s fastest-growing, old-time music festivals.
Stones River Mall invites local shoppers to get into the spirit of Red, White and Blue by giving blood this Independence Day.
The Sam Davis Memorial Association is inviting the public to a Summer Soiree in conjunction with its annual membership meeting, set for Thursday, June 20, in Smyrna.
Alphonso Ashworth will appear at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Hastings Books in Murfreesboro to sign copies this political thriller as well as his new fiction novel Spin Cycle.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will hold its fourth annual Red, White and Blues event on Saturday, June 29, at the home of Larry and Susan Quesenberry in Murfreesboro.
Local actors showcase exceptional talent
Dancers converge in Murfreesboro
The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department is offering free PG-rated movies and relaxation under the night sky throughout the city of Murfreesboro this summer.
Sales of the produce and plants will continue every Friday from noon to 3 p.m. throughout the summer.
Beginning on June 2 and recurring every Sunday through September, this family friendly summer series gives visitors a detailed perspective on plantation life in the 1800s.
Stones River Mall has announced the addition of former Murfreesboro Post writer Melinda Hudgins Noblitt as marketing manager.
Annual event featuring local artists
Rutherford County Adult Detention Center inmates assembled 400 flags for the fifth annual Healing Field Flags of Remembrance event, held Memorial Day weekend.
The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring will present the 21st annual Secret Garden Party and silent auction at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7, at 2261 Oakleigh Drive in Murfreesboro.
Luella and The Sun have quietly become one of the premiere acts in Nashville and are set to perform at 3rd and Lindsley on June 1.
Events to be held across Middle Tennessee
The Murfreesboro Little Theater continues the comedic gem “Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged” at 7 p.m. Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25.
The ninth annual Wartrace MusicFest, set for Saturday, June 8, will feature a lineup of musical talent that will include an award-winning teenage blues band and a rising rock trio.
As part of Saint Thomas Health’s commitment to serve the poor and vulnerable in Middle Tennessee, the five-hospital health system will host a free medical screening event in Rutherford County on Saturday, June 8.
The Filipino American Association of Tennessee will present Santacruzan and a street fair Saturday, May 18, on the Square.
Local nonprofit promotes literacy
Residents are invited to pay tribute to fallen law enforcement officers during an annual memorial service Thursday, May 16, as part of Peace Officers Memorial Day 2013.
RSVP for this event by Friday, May 17
The Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club presents the fifth annual Healing Field: Flags of Remembrance over Memorial Day weekend.
Discovery Center and the Nashville Shakespeare Festival are pleased to announce Murfreesboro’s first ever Shakesbeer. With an endless supply of food, fun and beer, this event is set for 7-10 p.m. Friday at Discovery Center.
A foodie’s paradise waits in Tennessee as food festivals are plentiful during the spring.
Readers of John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” will have the chance Friday to take a jaunt to Amsterdam as part of An Evening Under the Stars, hosted by One Book of Rutherford County and Linebaugh Library.
The Child Advocacy Center's Duck Derby has migrated to a new pond this year.
America’s national anthem and “God Bless America” got standing ovations, when sang by Dean Newkirk at the Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast last Thursday.
While you’re listening to the smooth tunes at Jazzfest this Saturday, make sure to check out Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s new Fire Prevention Truck.
Dedicating a historical cemetery will bring family members from far and wide to Rutherford County later this month.
These programs will help visitors understand the turbulent times of the Union occupation following the Battle of Stones River.
Mules will be hauling “tourism dollars” into Cannon County by the wagon loads at the May 11 Middle Tennessee Mule Skinner’s Show.
The City of Murfreesboro sponsors two springtime events this weekend with Earth Day and Pioneer Days.
As part of the Murfreesboro’s 12th annual Earth Day Celebration, Pa Bunk's will debut a line of Bunk’s Brew Jars.
Former presidential candidate Sen. Fred Thompson will discuss his role as an attorney with the “Watergate Committee.”
MTSU presents lunar and meteorite samples to campus for public viewing on April 19 just before her MTSU Star Party presentation.
In 2012, more than 2,500 premature babies were born at MTMC alone.
Two local girls are the faces of events that will help children far and wide.
James Butler hopes to get the word out and prevent suicide with the African American Suicide Prevention Community Conference.
Performers from Beijing's Capital University of Physical Education and Sports will display their talents in a "Martial Art Extravaganza" at MTSU's Murphy Center on April 22.
the feature-length film by Nashville-based production company The Moving Picture Boys has scenes that were shot in Murfreesboro.
Classical music flows through Murfreesboro this week.
The Tennessee Volunteer Region will be hosting an upcoming Save-A-Life Saturday event this Saturday.
Members of the Uncle Dave Macon Days committee announced this year’s Heritage Award winner as Ricky Skaggs and Sharon White.
Forensic pathologist Paulette Sutton will be at MTSU Thursday for a free public lecture, “The Priest, the Nun and Forensic Science.”
The fourth annual, “Kickin’ it for a Cause” event benefiting Autism Speaks will take place April 20 at Stones River Country Club.
The MTSU Department of Art and the AIGA MTSU Student Chapter announces a talk with Tito Melega.
The fourth annual Celebration of Spring will be Saturday at Edgar Evins State Park, Silver Point, between Smithville and Cookeville on Center Hill Lake.
The fashion show will feature designs from local designers as well as fashions from Trendy Pieces, Bella’s Boutique and Dillard’s.
"The Birds and the Bees" series that kicks off later this month will offer help and ideas in how to attract wildlife to your yard, provide habitat, and learn about native plants and animals that can benefit your life.
SpringOut! 2013 is a weeklong campus pride event for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and their friends and supporters at MTSU and the Middle Tennessee community.
Olympic gold medalist Dana Vollmer will be the keynote speaker at the Go Red For Women Luncheon that will be held Friday, April 12, at Gaylord in Nashville.
Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg invites everyone to join him and other local Mayors Saturday at the “Mayors’ Walk” Kick off Celebration.
Author Jim Bouton is coming to Middle Tennessee State University on Friday, April 5, to share his experiences as a major league pitcher at the 18th annual Baseball in Literature and Culture Conference.
This week’s Spring Bash in the ‘Boro soccer tournament will bring more than 1,800 soccer players from states across the Southeast and Midwest to the three-day event at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex to be held this weekend, Murfreesboro Soccer Club officials announced.
A unique approach to awareness and prevention of drug use among young people takes center stage at a special after-school performance of Cranked at TPAC.
The presence of Islam in some European nations is the focus of an upcoming lecture sponsored by MTSU’s University Honors College.
MTSU will sponsor a free six-session workshop series to help diabetics deal with their illness.
A monthlong multimedia exhibit of work by MTSU photography students will open at the Murfreesboro Center for the Arts on Friday, April 5, with a special 7 p.m. reception.
The classes, which will be held at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. April 6, will be open to the public, too.
The plaintiff in an historic gender discrimination case will be the keynote speaker for MTSU’s biennial Women’s and Gender Studies Conference.
Comedy has been an integral part of the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival over the years, and this year it recently announced additions to the lineup.
The Music City Fly Girls will be hosting its 5th annual "Catch The Experience" fundraiser to benefit Casting for Recovery, Tennessee-2, serving breast cancer survivors in Middle and West Tennessee.
Healthy living will come to the forefront Saturday, April 20, at the Stones River Regional Health Fair at Embassy Suites Conference Center.
The fourth annual Exchange Club Celebrity Waiters Dinner benefits the Exchange Club Family Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect.
Tom Bartel is known for his disturbing, humorous and thought-provoking fragmented figures.
Linebaugh Public Library will play host to local author, Ken Vanderpool, from 2-5 p.m. Saturday.
Group plans day of farming fun
Celebrate birthdays with a serenade by school resource officers and hear Dick Peach croon Elvis songs during the Special Olympics Wings and Rings benefit slated for Tuesday, March 26, at Toot’s South.
The Easter Bunny’s weekend starts early on Saturday, March 30, in La Vergne.
Registration is being accepted for the 22nd annual Accounting Alumni Appreciation Day that will be held in May at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro.
Three university cello professors have joined talents to commemorate the centennial of composer Benjamin Britten’s birth.
Some of Tennessee’s finest young high school clarinetists will participate in the 11th annual MTSU High School Honor Clarinet Choir on Saturday at MTSU.
Leroy Troy, the banjo-clawing star of "The Marty Stuart Show," will perform Saturday, March 23, at the first anniversary celebration of Short Mountain Distillery.
Wayne White is proud to say that MTSU is where his art and his life began to bloom.
The Center for the Arts swings into action Saturday, March 16, for its fourth annual Backstage Bash fundraising gala that will be held in downtown Murfreesboro.
Some of Broadway’s best shows are coming to town.
Murfreesboro City Schools invites the public to enjoy the music and harmony of the MCS Festival Choir.
An MTSU professor will lend his expertise to a live Internet audio conversation of reggae music Thursday.
A record crowd – and record Late Party crowd – at last Saturday’s Rutherford Heart Ball helped raise more for the American Heart Association than ever before.
Calf roping, bareback riding and clowns will entertain families at the annual Lone Star World Championship Rodeo Friday and Saturday.
A Middle Tennessee charitable organization will be offering new and gently used prom dresses for free on Saturday, March 9, at Siegel High School in Murfreesboro.
Energetic show comes to TPAC
The competition, which is organized by VSA Tennessee, is open to any vocalist or instrumentalist ages 14 to 25 with any form of disability.
The Living in Style expo is set for Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Middle Tennessee Expo Center in Murfreesboro.
A sports nutritionist whose clients have included top athletes from baseball, basketball and other sports will share her expertise with the MTSU community.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will hold its annual Community Celebration next week.
With more than 200 admirers and supporters looking on, four area pastors were honored Tuesday at Middle Tennessee State University for their service to the community.
Two milestone anniversaries of both the Emancipation Proclamation and the Tennessee Human Rights Commission will be recognized at the Tennessee State Museum.
Miss Daisy drives into the Center for the Arts this weekend for a two-week stand.
Who said Valentine’s Day is all about cupid, roses, tulips, chocolate and all the other stuff?
Find the perfect treat for Valentine's Day
A same-sex couple will shed light on the marriage equality issue at Middle Tennessee State University on the day before Valentine’s Day.
The Tennessee Environmental Council along with the Middle Tennessee State University and the Murfreesboro Stormwater Program are seeking volunteers to help plant trees along Garrison Creek in east Murfreesboro.
The cast of "Jesus Christ Superstar" treated patrons to a preview of the show during An Affair of the Art benefit held Tuesday at Middle Tennessee State University.
The exhibit features 19 over-sized portraits of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.
Say “dude” in Woodbury, and most everyone knows you’re speaking of Nolan “Dude” Northcutt, a man whose life dates back to when most rural communities had popular amateur or semi-professional baseball teams.
In honor of President’s Day, Feb. 18, the Woodbury Senior Center has scheduled a free public performance of "Mrs. Roosevelt," a 30 minute one-act play.
Rutherford CABLE, a local women’s leadership organization, has announced it will feature Dr. Ernest “Rip” Patton Jr. at its breakfast meeting Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Murfreesboro.
Students Active for Feminism and Equality will celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special screening of a documentary aimed at helping women be safe.
Longtime MTSU alternative fuels researcher Dr. Cliff Ricketts and a distant family member’s take on the late poet Edgar Allan Poe are just two of the presenters participating in the spring 2013 Honors Lecture Series.
The document, which is making its only southeastern U.S. stop in Nashville, will only be on view for 72 hours over the seven days.
Thanks to the Center for Popular Music and the James K. Polk Ancestral Home in Columbia, the community can get a glimpse into the music of a former first lady in two free public concerts.
Slated for Saturday, Feb. 9, at 6:30 p.m. at the Barfield Crescent Wilderness Station in Murfreesboro, residents are invited to attend Music in the Wild for music-filled evening filled with delicious bird friendly coffee.
The Heart of Tennessee Chapter has scheduled its inaugural Heroes Luncheon for noon Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Doubletree Hotel in Murfreesboro.
Youngster raises money for cancer research
The Nashville Children's Choir will perform a free concert at Murfreesboro's First United Methodist Church at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 17.
Nashville Creativity Summit, a city-wide conference presented by The Skillery, is set for Feb. 9-10.
Stones River Paranormal will hold a ghost-hunting seminar at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Thomas House Hotel in Red Boiling Springs.
New York City’s most acclaimed and groundbreaking circus, TRACES strips away everything you thought you knew about the Big Top.
An MTSU faculty member is preparing to burst through the time-space continuum artistically and she invites you to join her.
Read To Succeed has scheduled volunteer tutor training
True to its veteran-friendly atmosphere, MTSU is holding a series of seminars to empower the faculty in helping student-veterans.
The 2013 Girls Raised in Tennessee Science Collaborative Project Annual Conference will be held Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 6-8, in the Tom H. Jackson Building at Middle Tennessee State University.
The Square in downtown Murfreesboro is now without one of its restaurants. PJs Pizza, which was located between Maple Street Grill and Wall Street, has closed.
Peterson to perform in Murfreesboro
Set your calendars now for the 2013 Rutherford Heart Ball that will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro.
This February, The Hermitage, will feature activities designed to commemorate African-American history and culture.
Murfreesboro woman launches Divas
Reservations and payments for the annual event are required by Friday, Feb. 15.
The 13th annual MTSU Flute Festival will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, in Murfreesboro
The concert will present works examining physical disabilities, gender, race, ethnicity, and sexuality.
An accomplished filmmaker and Middle Tennessee State University professor will share his knowledge of student film-making with the Nashville artistic community next month.
This year’s events include a “campus sing” of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” a poem written by James Weldon Johnson in 1899 and set to music in 1900 by his brother, John Rosamond Johnson.
The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department in conjunction with Safe Kids will be conducting child safety seat inspections Thursday, Jan. 24, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Rutherford County’s business community will gather once again to honor local, outstanding professionals during the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Business at its Best celebration.
Murfreesboro to recognize doctor
A partial list of special events for the busy spring 2013 semester follows.
Foundation meets hospital fundraising goal
While once again preparing for the wedding dress exhibition at Oaklands Historic House Museum, I reached up into the closet and carefully opened the tattered box containing the wedding dress belonging to my grandmother Nena Verelle White Shacklett.
It’s been two weeks since Christmas left, and I still feel like I’ve been run over by a freight train.
Linebaugh Public Library is extending an invitation to the community to come to an open house at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20.
On each night of the Civil Rights Week, various activities and events will be held at different organizations and churches in Murfreesboro.
Doug Tatum, holder of the Wright Chair of Entrepreneurship at Middle Tennessee State University, will speak at an entrepreneur symposium at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25, at Nashville’s Union Station.
A masked man allegedly held three women at gunpoint when he tried to rob them Monday night as the trio was walking to their cars outside of the Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro.
Based on the hit DreamWorks film, the first national tour of the high-flying Broadway musical will land in Nashville in January.
The Middle Tennessee Medical Center Foundation plays host to “Miracle on the Hudson” hero, Capt. Chesley B. “Sully” Sullenberger III, who will be the keynote speaker for the 2013 Rutherford Society Gala on Saturday, at Embassy Suites.
In an effort to allow more families to attend, officials with the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office at Middle Tennessee State University have shifted the annual College Goal Sunday event to Saturday, Jan. 5.
The 10th annual Polar Bear Plunge will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, in the outdoor Boro Beach pool at SportsCom in Murfreesboro.
More than 100 children received meals and gifts Dec. 8 during the annual Special Kids Christmas Party, sponsored by CB&S Bank.
"Out with the old, in with the new"' takes on a whole new meaning when the topic is electronic gear.
Celebrate 'Noon' Year's Eve
What is probably the most famous connection between Christmas and the media is Frank Church’s “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” editorial in the Sept. 21, 1897, issue of the “New York Sun.”
I told my daughter Beth there aren’t any surprises in Christmas any more. I remember more surprises in earlier years.
Memories reside at Azalea Court Assisted Living Center in Smyrna.
Raise your hand if you have heard that poinsettias are poisonous. Is that a myth or fact?
An unidentified male suspect punched a 47-year-old woman in the face Thursday during a road rage incident on South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Uptown Murfreesboro has been beautifully transformed with sparkling lights and colorfully decorated shops for the month-long holiday celebration.
Residents donate to child abuse victims
Lock your cars at night to prevent burglaries
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security today announced a reminder that the Tennessee Highway Patrol will be out in force during the Christmas Holiday period to ensure travelers reach their destination safely.
One of the traditions we enjoy on my husband's side of the family on Christmas morning is a delicious brunch with the whole family.
Here are 10 of my Christmas wishes and for the coming year, and not all of them have to do with sports.
Whether you’re searching for that final gift or just beginning your holiday shopping, locally owned businesses have it all.
All auto emissions testing centers in the following Middle Tennessee counties will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 for the Christmas holiday.
'Tis the season for splurging in Tennessee, but those great deals now could come back to bite you in the long run.
As a mother, the smile on Leranda Collier's said it all.
The Nashville Children's Theatre will be collecting donations for Project Linus during the run of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown" this month.
In hospitals and rehabilitation centers, there are veterans recovering from painful wounds. Some are learning how to use prosthetic devices, while others have wounds that don’t show on the outside.
December is traditionally a month for giving generously to charities, friends and family. But it’s also a time that can have a major impact on the tax return you’ll file next year.
Jolly St. Nick tours Murfreesboro
While I’ve been decking the halls a little less this year, I have found several things that have made my life simpler and would like to share them with you.
This farm boy’s overall galluses had nearly burst with chest-swollen pride when Daddy decided I, at age 5, was old enough to be chosen to go with him in search of the perfect Christmas tree.
Christmas gets more complicated every season.
Stones River National Battlefield park rangers and volunteers will present a variety of programs to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Stones River.
The 2012 Rutherford County Christmas Parade wound down East Main Street and around the Public Square Sunday, Dec. 9. (Photos by B. Mailley)
Selecting the right holiday greeting cards is a little more complicated than it used to be.
Officers with the Murfreesboro Police Department took children shopping at the Wal-Mart on Saturday during the annual Shop With A Cop program.
Folks from all over the county converged on the Square Friday for the annual Christmas Tree lighting. (Photos by T. Christy)
A special “Blue Christmas” service will again be held this year at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.
It's the time of the year when scammers prey on older Tennesseans.
Sullenberger to discuss life-changing events
The Sunshine Players will stage the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” beginning Friday, Dec. 14 through Sunday, Dec. 16, in the Patterson Park Community Center Theatre in Murfreesboro.
While 'tis the season to be jolly, Mother Nature overturned my holiday plans by presenting me with a nasty abdominal virus this week.
There is one gift you can give yourself this holiday that will help. You can even make it part of a New Year’s resolution, if you like. Bookmark, and use, the University Master Calendar.
Sometimes, what we don’t understand about Christmas is more important than what think we do.
Department of Physics and Astronomy professor Chuck Higgins will explore the Supernovae during the Friday, Dec. 7, First Friday Star Party.
Salvation Army needs volunteers to ring bell
Gov. Bill Haslam and first lady Crissy Haslam will host the 10th annual Tennessee Season to Remember on Thursday.
Whether you have been a long-time J.R.R. Tolkien enthusiast, or are merely passing acquaintances, "Letters from Father Christmas" deserve a spot on your bookshelf, if for no other time than the holidays.
One local businessman remembers a time when cards were written inviting family and friends to come home for Christmas.
If you’re reading this on Sunday there are 23 days left until Christmas and you may still be looking for that “perfect” gift.
Public meeting scheduled on north facility
The holiday season is a joyful time for many, but it can be a very difficult time for people who have lost loved ones.
Now that Christmas Day is just around the corner, there is sure to be a few parties coming up that require you to bring a dish.
Americans forked over hard-earned cash in record numbers during this year’s Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday.
The date is set once again for Porter Flea, a modern handmade market that showcases items from art and paper goods, jewelry, apparel, furniture and much more.
While holiday lights sparkle, lone blue lights are visible in some windows as a tribute to the police officers who have been killed in the line of duty.
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce will host a Power Lunch featuring Tennessee’s 49th governor, Bill Haslam.
The reality is that this can also be one of the most tense and stressful times of the year for many people.
The Rotary Club of Murfreesboro holds its 10th annual Pancake Breakfast from 7 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, at Middle Tennessee Christian School, located just off of Memorial Boulevard.
A group of several organizations at MTSU have banded together to make the season a bit brighter for local children who are less fortunate.
Beginning in December, a Murfreesboro bakery will feature artwork by local artist Dot Taylor.
Barnes & Noble at The Avenue Murfreesboro will hold The Elf on the Shelf Storytime and Adopt-an-Elf event Saturday, Nov. 24, at 11 a.m.
One of my favorite activities leading up to Christmas is to volunteer as a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army.
Small-businesses offering deals Saturday
Reach out and help the Discovery Center at Murfree Spring at the Kids First Celebration that will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29.
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art begins its monthlong celebration Friday of “A Storybook Christmas" with performances and festivities for the entire family.
The Write Impression stationery and gift store has released the second piece of the Exclusively, Murfreesboro collection for the holiday season.
Nashville Ballet has selected three young dancers from Rutherford County to perform as part of the youth cast in its annual presentation of Nashville’s Nutcracker Dec. 9-23 at TPAC’s Jackson Hall in downtown Nashville.
The sparkling magic of the season comes to life in Dance Theatre of Tennessee’s enchanting version of "The Nutcracker."
The story of sugar’s prominence as the “white gold” of the Caribbean will be told at the world premiere of an MTSU professor’s new documentary.
After eight rounds of tough competition, the field was narrowed to Ingram Book Group’s Don Clayton and The Post's Dan Whittle at the 2012 Celebrity Bee.
Rutherford County’s Exchange Clubs will present the 39th annual community-wide "One Nation Under God" prayer breakfast Tuesday, Nov. 20, at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro.
Campaign helps make dreams a reality
Various communities and organizations across Rutherford County will celebrate those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
One young homeless girl skipped and grinned in delight as she selected Christmas gifts for herself during the Shop with the Sheriff event last December.
MTSU celebrates International Education Week Nov. 12-17 with a flurry of food, fairs and fun, all free and open to the public.
Country star sings for the holidays
The speaker will discuss furniture making through a 19th century cabinet maker’s eyes.
On Friday, Dec. 7, the Rutherford County Courthouse comes aglow as the community comes together for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Celebration.
Rutherford County Director of Schools Don Odom will be the featured speaker at the Murfreesboro Noon Exchange Club meeting at noon on Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Stones River Country Club.
Older children can tour the Haunted House while younger children can collect candy at the free Trunk or Treat Halloween event at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
Local shops on Murfreesboro’s downtown Square will exchange their ghouls and goblins for red bows and jingle bells next weekend during the annual two-day Downtown Holiday Open House.
Members of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 85 will go toe-to-toe with former Titans players to raise money for police philanthropic projects.
Amazon is hiring for more than 50,000 seasonal positions at its fulfillment centers across the U.S. this holiday season.
The Youth Career Action Network holds a College Application Day at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at Holloway High School.
Do you want to invest in your community, but are unsure where your donations will do the most good? Read on to discover how you can make a difference in Rutherford County.
A tour of Evergreen Cemetery and Oaklands Historic House Museum really digs the past.
The Technology Department of Linebaugh Library in Murfreesboro will be giving a demonstration of the Rasberry Pi computer system Wednesday, Oct. 24.
Southern STARRS will hold its 12th annual benefit trail ride fundraiser on Saturday, Oct. 27, at Long C Trails in Westmoreland, Tenn.
Students from MTSU’s College of Mass Communication will get an experience that few media professionals ever realize when they assume key production roles for Wednesday’s Capitol Street Party in Nashville.
Bondware Web Solutions will be holding a free informational session Thursday, Oct. 18, for small-business owners on how to effectively use email marketing in their business at 5 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 27, student organizations from Siegel High School will hold the second annual Fall Marketplace for a Cure and Prevention of Cancer in Murfreesboro.
The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will be holding two autumn-themed events Friday, Oct. 19, to celebrate the Halloween season.
For many years, there has been an effort to combine the holidays from October through December.
Youth Empowerment through Arts & Humanities Inc. will hold its second annual dinner gala in late October in support of its 2012-2013 season of programs.
Residents will get a chance to clean the old paint out of their garages when Rutherford County holds its annual oil-based paint collection.
Officials with the Rutherford County Juvenile Court will host an open house Thursday, Oct. 18, to give residents an opportunity to view the Murfreesboro facility.
On Saturday, Oct. 13, the La Vergne Public Library will hold its biannual book sale to help fund future literary purchases and services.
One of Florida’s newest State’s Attorneys — and the first U.S. prosecutor to present DNA evidence in court — will bring his expertise to MTSU on Thursday, Oct. 18. 8.
With the holidays coming up, now is the time to get an end-of-year marketing strategy rolling.
Grace Baptist Church holds an old-time tent revival Sunday, Oct. 14, through Wednesday, Oct. 17, on its Bradyville Pike campus.
A new community event will celebrate a local girl's spirit while raising funds for a very important cause.
Anniversary bash slated for October
Medieval manuscripts and contemporary creations make up two fascinating new displays in MTSU’s James E. Walker Library.
Frighten yourself into a monthlong film frenzy when the Student Programming and Activities Films Council brings October Scarefest, its annual offering of horror movies, back to the Middle Tennessee State University campus.
The Tennessee Environmental Council is partnering with Middle Tennessee State University’s Stormwater Program and the city of Murfreesboro for an Oct. 16 tree-planting event along Garrison Creek.
Fun, food, fellowship and football will be at the forefront of the 2012 homecoming for MTSU students, alumni and friends.
Elvis will croon favorite tunes on request at the “Wings and Rings” fund-raiser for Special Olympics Thursday night at Toot’s in Smyrna.
The Murfreesboro Police Department will hold a R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) basic physical defense class for women beginning Oct. 4.
Deans, administrators and counselors from Murfreesboro campus to visit Johnson City and Knoxville this week
Murfreesboro Young Professionals prepares for inaugural Leadership Summit
Helping teachers at all levels to learn more effective ways to teach students writing and to improve their learning process is the goal of the upcoming Fall Conference on Writing and Learning at MTSU.
MTSU’s Department of Art is showcasing students’ work Sept. 24-Oct. 11 in the Todd Art Gallery at the 2012 Graphic Design Juried Student Exhibition.
A charity golf tournament sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police and Willstan’s Grille of La Vergne is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 21, at Cedar Crest Golf Club.
Inside MTSU’s Murphy Center on Monday, Sept. 17, hundreds of dreams will come true.
McPhee, MTSU invite public to Sept. 19 grand opening of Student Union Building
While most charitable events raise much-needed funds for deserving nonprofit organizations, the Power of Pink uses the money raised to help women right here in Rutherford County.
La Vergne is holding a Remembrance Ceremony at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 at La Vergne City Hall.
Television and movie legend William Shatner will bring his one man show, "SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT" to Nashville.
In 2009 Shacklett's Photography donated its immense collection of historic photographs to Rutherford County.
My mother, Ann Perry, is one of 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s. She was diagnosed six years ago and has slowly lost herself in the intervening years.
The neighborhood and community are invited to Holy Cross’ Festival on Cason from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15 at the church on Cason Lane.
The MTSU Department of Economics and Finance will host guest lecturer David R. Henderson at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, in the State Farm Room inside the Business and Aerospace Building.
Rutherford Countians will gather Tuesday during a solemn ceremony to dedicate the 9/11 Memorial for the 3,000 people who died from terrorist attacks Sept. 11, 2001.
While Young has played the Ryman as part of the Grand Ole Opry, this historic show will mark his headlining debut on the celebrated stage.
MTSU’s Department of Art is celebrating the fall 2012 semester with “Painting Painters Paint,” an exhibition of the collected works of 15 innovative current artists, in the Todd Art Gallery.
The 13th Americana Music Festival is scheduled to jumpstart next week across five venues in Nashville with more than 100 performers.
More than 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks will be remembered when a monument in their memory is dedicated Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
Interior designer and author Cathy Whitlock, who chronicles in print and online how films get their distinctive – and award-winning – looks, plans a special lecture in Murfreesboro on Tuesday, Sept. 11.
Despite the early morning hour, more than 100 people gathered for the United Way 2012 kickoff last week.
Murfreesboro’s Planning Commission will hold public hearings for several projects, including one involving the Amazon.com site, at its Wednesday night meeting.
Seven years ago, Patty Marschel didn’t know what to do after hearing about her best friend’s breast cancer diagnosis.
“Echoes of Nature,” a concert combining traditional Chinese art and music, will feature Haiqiong Deng on the instruments zheng and qin and artist Dr. Nan Liu on Friday, Sept. 7, at MTSU.
MTSU Police Department will be hosting a free Rape Aggression Defense Class for women beginning Sept. 11.
Murfreesboro residents to enjoy Taste of Stones River
The Siegel High School Band holds its 10th annual Pancake Breakfast and Silent Auction from 8 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, in the high school cafeteria in Murfreesboro.
The 9/11 Memorial will be dedicated at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office at 940 New Salem Highway in Murfreesboro.
Journeys in Community Living will hold its annual Community Awards Banquet and Silent Auction from from 5:30 until 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23.
Annual tractor show to draw thousands
Chuy’s annual Green Chile Festival will begin Monday, Aug. 20 at the Murfreesboro restaurant.
Residents and friends of La Vergne are heading out to the ballpark on Saturday, Sept. 1.
MTSU’s Middle Tennessee Education Center will hold a job fair for National Pen Company.
Following the settlement between 48 states and federal agencies with the top five mortgage servicers in the nation, the City of La Vergne is hosting an informational town hall meeting.
You may not know how much of a hero she truly is.
Superintendent Stuart Johnson announced Stones River National Battlefield will offer two more presentations of Hallowed Ground: A Lantern Tour of Stones River National Cemetery during 2012.
Meet the 2012 Blue Raiders and coaches Sunday, Aug. 12, at Middle Tennessee’s annual Football Fan Day, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Murphy Center on campus.
The city of La Vergne is holding a National Night Out event Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Veterans Memorial Park as part of a nationwide effort to take a stand against crime.
The McMinnville-Warren County Chamber of Commerce and the City of McMinnville will hold its annual Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned Smokin’ in McMinnville barbecue festival Saturday, Aug. 11, in the McMinnville Civic Center.
Family Staffing Solutions honored a dozen women who have or will soon be celebrating their 100th birthdays by inducting them into the Century Club.
Ivy Bluff Mud Bog a Saturday night delight
Want to open your own business?
Make story-time even more dynamic with Read To Succeed’s Reader Training on Tuesday, July 31.
Despite the rain, the show went on and this year’s champions were crowned over the weekend at the 35th annual Uncle Dave Macon Days.
When it comes to country music, or the country music that most knew as a kid, the credit leans toward Bristol, Tenn.
Shelbyville extension of MTSU, Motlow expands with more classes than ever
Expect another bumper crop of vegetables at the Friday Student Farmers Market at Middle Tennessee State University.
Saturday Event holds special meaning for Confederate descendant
On Aug. 4, the Nashville-based wrestling organization, Crossfire Entertainment, will make young fans’ dreams come true as part of a partnership with the local chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The next program will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21.
Comedy legend Jerry Lewis unveils his new musical for world premiere in Music City, July 24 – Aug. 19
Before the new school year starts, join local nonprofit Read To Succeed, Olive Branch Church, Linebaugh Library and United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties to celebrate literacy.
Murfreesboro’s newest gas station is slated to open in one week, a company representative confirmed.
Smyrna is the latest Rutherford County city to ban the use of private fireworks this Fourth of July.
Nashville may be known as Music City, USA, but Murfreesboro will lay claim to the name as the yearlong Bicentennial Celebration honors our musical heritage this month.
Instructors at the Summer Language Institute at MTSU’s Center for Accelerated Language Acquisition have found the secret to mastering a new language: Let students learn by doing—and by having fun.
Tickets are still available for the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' Red, White, and Blues event on July 14.
Hundreds turn out for annual charity race
In response to the announcement Monday of a ban on open burning in the city limits of Murfreesboro, the Fire Department has received several questions regarding fireworks and the upcoming Fourth of July Celebration.
Longtime supporter Michael Bishop spent $25 to adopt a quack pack of six ducks to enter the Child Advocacy Center’s annual Duck Derby.
Finale events for the 2012 Governor’s School for the Arts will be held Thursday, June 28, starting with an art exhibit at 10 a.m. in Andrew L. Todd Hall at Middle Tennessee State University.
Crowe, Snider to receive awards
Twelve thousand yellow rubber ducks cheered on by a crowd of spectators glided down Stones River Saturday in Murfreesboro during the annual Duck Derby.
Advocacy Center predicts record number of adoptions
Altar’d State, the next big thing in retail, will celebrate the first birthday of its Murfreesboro store with discounts, live entertainment and of course, birthday cupcakes.
State Farm Insurance will present a $25,000 grant to local nonprofit Special Kids for its summer day camp, Camp Ability.
Water will roll off 10,000 rubber ducks’ backs when they race down Stones River during the annual Child Advocacy Center’s Rubber Duck Derby at 4:23 p.m. Saturday at the Sportsman’s Club.
The 63rd annual Blackman Barbecue will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Lane Agri-Park at 315 John R. Rice Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Festival continues to adapt with times
Independent crafts festival slated for this weekend
Volunteers will wash 12,000 ducks and tag the ducks with identification numbers during a Duck Tagging Party at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at the Child Advocacy Center.
The 63rd annual Blackman Barbecue will be held at Lane Agri-Park this year.
The Bonnaroo season has quickly arrived and with that it brings us many good things – headliners of Phish, Radiohead and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Ducks signed by Pat Summitt and others arrive Thursday morning
The city of La Vergne kicks off a host of summer activities starting this Saturday with “Music in the Park.”
As the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival returns to Manchester for the 2012 event, the tight-knit town is already taking steps to warmly welcome the more than 100,000 visitors.
The King of the Wing will be crowned Saturday, June 23, at the annual Duck Derby and free Family Fun Fest at the Sportsman’s Club in Murfreesboro.
Just six hours and six minutes after registration opened, the sixth annual Murfreesboro Half Marathon reached its limit.
When the owners of Sudsy’s Car Wash toured the Child Advocacy Center, they were shocked at the number of abused children the center served.
Topics include back pain, memory, seizures, sleep and stroke
Linebaugh Library presents seminar
In mid-July, the streets of Murfreesboro will ring once again with the hoofbeats of a mythical Confederate general on the 150th anniversary of his daring raid on the Rutherford County Courthouse.
Adopt some ducks for a chance to win $5,000 on Saturday, June 23, during the annual Child Advocacy Center Duck Derby.
The battlefield schedules annual events like flag placement and a Memorial Day program
During the first weekend of May, an estimated 100,000 people were found at the Tom Lee Park situated in downtown Memphis.
Festival loses luster among some music enthusiasts
Thousands of music lovers head south this weekend to hear some well-known and up-and-coming bands perform live under the sun.
As part of its free spring speaker series, “Hot Topics for Raising Healthy Kids”, LearningRx Murfreesboro invites the community to a free ADHD “Lunch and Learn” on Wednesday.
It was Osh Kosh, by gosh, that helped launch a young boy to soar with eagles in a lifelong flight career.
The Rutherford County Suicide Prevention Coalition will be sponsoring a suicide prevention conference Saturday at Patterson Park.
Blue Angels highlight May 12-13 event
Coming home to fill Auburntown with gospel sound
Be sure to mark your calendars for an event heralding the arrival of warmer temperatures and gorgeous flowers in bloom for the annual Oaklands’ Spring Party, Sunday Supper Southern Style.
The biggest sports award show in MTSU history came to Tucker Theatre on April 26 with the first annual Raiders Choice Awards, which honored the best performances throughout the season in all of the Blue Raider sports.
The event at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center will also recognize 12 local businesses and community leaders with the Silver Beaver Award.
Don’t throw the prescriptions away. Instead, bring the medications for disposal to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office or MTMC.
Nature photography show coming to Arts Center in May
Linebaugh Library is offering a unique opportunity for the community to learn about two recently published works that relate directly to the history of Murfreesboro.
The Nashville Film Festival is showcasing several music-related films over the next few days as it kicks off today and runs until Thursday, April 26.
About 10,000 rubber ducks are racing to Murfreesboro for the annual Child Advocacy Center’s Duck Derby race Saturday, June 23.
The renowned “Surviving the Storm” series conducted by the WSMV 4Warn weather team will be in La Vergne on Thursday.
Ten-year-old Hunter Thornhill is a high-functioning autistic child, but that wasn’t always the case, said his mother, Holly Thornhill, in an interview last week.
Cross Bob Newhart with Niles Crane and mix in a little Phil Dunphy, and you’ll find the hilarious man who put the words in their mouths: Dan O'Shannon.
Spring has arrived in full force and is bringing welcoming temperatures to the midstate.
A dozen law enforcement officials from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office were awarded Tuesday with Lifesaving Awards in recognition of their service to the community.
MTSU offers countless activities to the public, but many of the goings-on fall behind the scenes,like the Historic Cell Phone Tour of campus offered by the Albert Gore Research Center.
Competition starts Thursday
Student organization brings Alice Gatebuke to MTSU to call for awareness
Parents can entertain and educate their children by attending the Chuck E. Cheese’s nonprofit fund-raising event Tuesday at Stones River Mall.
Messages of hope, healing and awareness will wave in the breeze as MTSU’s June Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students presents The Clothesline Project next week.
MTSU celebrated academics last week
The Avenue Murfreesboro will host the inaugural Borovino wine tasting event from 3-7 p.m. on Saturday, May 19.
Poplular fundraiser returns in August
The university premieres two exhibits of student work in the Todd Gallery and Walker Library.
The event will take place from 10 a.m. until noon Friday on the East Lawn of the Rutherford County Courthouse in downtown Murfreesboro.
Hundreds of volunteers will unite over the weekend to participate in a community service blitz.
Descendant tracks namesake of Stones River
Bullets & Mullets will be holding a birthday celebration for radio personality Intern Adam of 107.5 The River this weekend.
La Vergne holds a special Easter egg hunt for people ages 12 with a GPS Egg Hunt.
The City of Murfreesboro has revamped its Civic Pride Awards program effective for the month of May this year.
The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro has announced the List of Live Auction items for the third annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner set for Thursday, April 5, at Stone’s River Country Club in Murfreesboro.
Trove of documents show development of Uncle Dave Macon Days
The city of Murfreesboro, Oaklands Historic House Museum and the Sam Davis Home have all scheduled their annual bunny-related activities.
The fun and educational tasting series, “The Art of” closes out its second year with “The Art of Corsair Distillery.”
Four Rutherford County nonprofit organizations are joining together for a premiere party Thursday, March 22, for the highly anticipated movie based on “The Hunger Games,” as part of an effort to gather food donations for the community.
Fashion and military will come together this weekend at the Tennessee Fisher House Foundation Luncheon and Fashion Show.
Winners of the 2012 BachFest Student Music Competition perform Sunday in two public concerts Sunday at Holy Cross Episcopal Church.
Adding even more talent to already impressive line-up, The Hangout Music Fest has announced the inclusion of six more performers to their 2012 roster, ranging from rising indie stars to veteran performers.
Gov. Bill Haslam is scheduled to serve as keynote speaker Thursday, March 15, during the 245th birthday celebration of President Andrew Jackson at The Hermitage.
Magda the StorySpider will be in the Children’s Area at Linebaugh Public Library on Tuesday, March 20, at 3 p.m. to share some special stories.
Women to air past and present perspectives with eye to the future
On Wednesday, 16 technology education students from Rockvale Middle School went on a field trip. However, this was no ordinary field trip.
Best-selling author, journalist and documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger, whose first book, “The Perfect Storm,” became a major motion picture, will speak at MTSU.
Encore Theatre Company presents "All in the Timing," six one-act comedies through March 24.
The sold-out Rutherford Heart Ball, held last night at Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro, raised a total of $188,000.
Thomas Nicholas, star of the upcoming film “American Reunion,” is bringing “The American Reunion Tour” to MTSU on Tuesday.
Marlee Matlin, winner of the 1986 Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in “Children of a Lesser God,” will deliver the keynote address for MTSU’s National Women’s History Month celebration March 22 at Tucker Theatre.
Barrel racing, bronc roping and clowns performing will highlight the seventh annual Lone Star World Championship Rodeo Friday and Saturday at Tennessee Miller Coliseum.
Annual event names award winners
Middle Tennessee Imaging Murfreesboro recently expanded MRI services in its new location on the MTMC’s campus, the hospital announced this week.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announced Tuesday it raised more than $2.9 million in pledges during the 2011 fundraising campaign.
On Feb. 24, kids at Black Fox Elementary School in Murfreesboro will be doing something special for the hearts of other kids – and their own.
Ken Oldham preaches to cowboys, makes their saddles
February celebrates ‘Our People’
Topics are masculinity, anime, ‘kinetics of genetics’
Leonard Pitts Jr., who won the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, will emphasize the importance of “Owning What You Know” on Wednesday, Feb. 15, at MTSU.
MTSU’s second art exhibition of 2012, “H x W x D,” will run from Feb. 7 to March 1.
MTSU screens award-winning motion pictures from Argentina, Peru, South Africa
The MTSU chapter of Young Americans for Liberty will hold a political debate Feb. 8 on civil liberties on campus at 7 p.m.
“Black Women in American History and Culture” is the theme of this year’s commemoration of February as National Black History Month at Middle Tennessee State University.
For the first time, MTSU will serve as host for the 92nd National Block and Bridle Convention.
O’Connor lecture slated for next month
If playing Trivial Pursuit or watching “Jeopardy” is your idea of fun, then Central Magnet School is the place to be Saturday for the Super Trivia Bowl, a night of fun, food and brain teasing.
This weekend, Murfreesboro will play host to comic book enthusiasts, writers, illustrators, artists and a famous young zombie.
The annual black-tie event, sponsored by the American Heart Association, raises funds to support the association’s mission of fighting cardiovascular disease, which is the No. 1 killer of men and women in the United States.
Hood’s work for local schools is serious business
If playing Trivial Pursuit or watching “Jeopardy” is your idea of fun, then Central Magnet School is where you’ll want to be Jan. 28.
NASHVILLE - The Hermitage will commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of the War of 1812 on Jan. 8 with a full slate of activities.
Ladies and gentlemen, mark your calendars -- a date for the 2012 Rutherford Heart Ball has been set.
Local residents have a plethora of options for ringing in 2012.
The Child Advocacy Center passed out Christmas gifts to children and their families this week as part of the organization's annual donation drive.
The MTMC Foundation will hold the fifth annual Rutherford Society Gala on Jan. 14 at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.
Whimsical rock sculptures charm passers-by
A St. Baldrick’s head shaving in memory of the late Jamie Evreniadis will take place from noon to 2 p.m. today at Nate’s Barbershop in Murfreesboro.
The third annual Backstage Bash swings into action in front of The Center for the Arts with a soundtrack provided by Music City Swing.
Burglars are gathering Christmas presents by breaking into homes and cars in Rutherford County.
However, these aren’t your typical pepperoni carryout pies.
Brittany Project hands out more than 100 trees
The Franklin Heights and McFadden Elementary School communities got a sweet taste of the holidays last Friday night, thanks to New Vision Baptist Church.
MTSU will again feature dual ceremonies and dual speakers beginning at 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, in the Murphy Center.
Nashville will be only stop in Southeast during 2013 tour of revered document
People still have time to give to The Salvation Army this holiday season, contributing money through the famed red kettles and meeting your Angel Tree obligation.
UFO convention meets in Murfreesboro
The Tennessee Valley Winds will perform its annual winter concert Tuesday, Dec 13 at Patterson Park Community Center.
MTSU employee Lee Ann Newton finds herself and other volunteers in the final stages of Operation Christmas Care, a hometown project that sends Christmas cards and greetings to wounded soldiers.
Photographers present Help Portrait event
Once again, Santa Claus will be making his pre-Christmas rounds through Murfreesboro on the Barkaroo Santa Express.
Here are 20 TV and movie must-haves ‘yule’ love
Young adults ages 16 to 35 who are looking for something fun and interesting to do to make a difference in the life of a child this Christmas have ample opportunity this Saturday.
Christmas at Cannonsburgh is an event intended to celebrate an Old Fashioned Christmas and Murfreesboro’s 200th birthday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Cannonsburgh Pioneer Village on Front Street.
Service organization adding members as others shrink
For Shane Goddard, 30, of Murfreesboro, it’s more than toning his muscles or losing a few pounds. His mind is fixed on what is planned for 2013.
The declining membership of community service clubs across the nation in recent years is common knowledge, but Murfreesboro’s Noon Rotary Club is bucking the trend.
Stray cats can be seen throughout the City of Murfreesboro, whether walking the streets near campus or meowing for food around apartment complexes. This has been an issue for years, but it boils down to one solution – the spay and neuter of pets.
The next two recipes are perfect to give to the neighbors, teachers and coworkers.
Charles “Chuck” Higgins will discuss “Juno to Jupiter” during the final MTSU First Friday Star Party of the fall semester on Friday.
The Nashville Chamber Singers will perform a Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
This is the time of year when Tennesseans are swamped with requests for end-of-year charitable donations.
Saint Thomas Hospital is hosting a free diabetes seminar entitled “What to Know Head to Toe” on Wednesday, according to a press release.
The annual Oaklands Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes is slated for 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday in historic downtown Murfreesboro.
Southeast Baptist Church resurrects the village of Bethlehem from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 4 at 708 Minerva Drive.
Twenty-five homeless children will receive Christmas presents thanks to the generosity of Toot’s customers and restaurant, during the Shop with a Sheriff fundraising event Tuesday at the South Church Street restaurant.
The MTSU Concert Chorale and Middle Tennessee Chorale Society will partner once again to create the memorable music of Handel’s “Messiah” for the community next week.
Residents are invited to celebrate the release of Middle Tennessee State University: A Centennial Legacy with members of the university community Tuesday at 3 p.m. in the Tom Jackson Building on campus.
It was only weeks ago that tunes like “Monster Mash” and “Igor’s Party” were put away as October and Halloween passed by swiftly, giving way to November and the holiday season.
With the holiday season upon us, local retailers are offering great activities for both shopping and family outings. Keep reading for a list of up-coming specials and events.
What began as a way to provide for her family turned into a needed source of income that allowed single mom Karen Gerbman to be at home with her three little ones.
Fortunate Rutherford County residents are invited to share their blessings by eating at Toot’s restaurant Tuesday and making a donation to the Shop with a Cop drive.
Top 10 ways to save cash this holiday season
Stones River National Battlefield will open its new entrance to the park Tuesday at the gate on Thompson Lane across from the New Vision Baptist Church.
MTSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance is ready to escort audiences into outer space with “Underwear: The Musical."
The annual Oaklands Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes is slated for 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Dec. 3 in historic downtown Murfreesboro.
MTSU baseball head coach Steve Peterson is set to participate in the fifth annual Read To Succeed Celebrity Bee on Nov. 15 at Patterson Park Community Center.
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, Rutherford County will pay tribute to those who served and gave the supreme sacrifice to protect the U.S.A.
Readyville furniture maker Alan Daigre is one of six that will be open from Nov. 18 through Nov. 20 as the Stones River Crafts Association presents its 18th annual 2011 Art Studio Tour.
Local rock outfits blanket Square with familiar tunes
The time has come to turn jack-o-lanterns into pumpkin pie – Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and the nation’s biggest shopping day is right behind it.
As you begin shelling out dollars for gifts, think about spending that money at a locally owned business.
Reeves-Sain sponsored the Heart Walk kick off event, "Hands on Heart," last week.
Six years later, Murfreesboro is home again to the World’s Largest Cedar Bucket.
Nancy Holliday, general manager, US Services Sales for Microsoft Corp., will be the keynote speaker for the first GRITS Collaborative Project Conference, which will be held Saturday, Nov. 5, in the James Union Building at MTSU.
The Celebrity Bee, slated for Nov. 15, will be an “all-star” event, with past bee winners and contestants battling for the championship.
Chow down on some chicken wings while supporting Special Olympics.
Campus closed starting Saturday
Stones River National Battlefield will present an encampment and living history programs this weekend at Fortress Rosecrans.
Four years of Read To Succeed’s annual Celebrity Spelling Bee has brought a lot of laughs, renewed commitments to literacy in Rutherford County, and essential funds for the local nonprofit.
The dark shadow of the Angel of Death hovered frequently over many a household in 19th century Middle Tennessee.
MTSU Films Committee has just the dish for you
La Vergne is seeking organizations and businesses to host booths during annual event.
Murfreesboro prepares to kick off year-long Bicentennial celebration
Out Front on Main, Inc. presents Tracy Letts’ BUG, a journey into abuse and insanity.
MTSU’s Department of Theatre and Dance is ready to scare the community with its 2011-12 season opener.
Inmates assigned to the garden listen to Sheriff Robert F. Arnold discusses the Garden of Hope during the ribbon cutting this summer.
Stones River Chamber Players debut 2011-12 MTSU season Oct. 3
Teachers, children and parents will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the MTSU Child Care Lab with an open house Thursday.
Event focuses on Freedom of Press, freedom to obtain information
Campers, Junior Raiders are welcomed
The Center for the Arts will play host to Jack & Diane on Friday night with special guest is Lisa Shaffer & Heathen Ridge.
Bart Walker narrowly escapes heart attack, honored at 2011 RuCo Heart Walk
The Center for the Arts announced auditions for its upcoming production of "Nuncrackers."
Middle Tennessee’s new Fall Fiber Festival will be held Oct. 29.
Joe Navarro discusses “Forensic Use of Nonverbal Communications” as the fall 2011 speaker of the William M. Bass Legends in Forensic Science Lectureship.
Event prelude to open house at New Global Learning Community House on Greek Row
“Queen of the Blues” Marion James to headline Boro Blues Fest
Updated: Week of festivities begins Friday
Raring for a scaring? Dealing for a chilling?
Local musical favorites are slated to entertain at the Annual Greenway Art Festival Saturday, hosted by Friends of the Greenway.
The news industry's finest father-son team will discuss how they’ve been “Living the First Amendment" on Tuesday, Sept. 20, at MTSU.
Event offers fun and support to women and children of Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department and parks & rec will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open its Stream Restoration and Water Quality Enhancement project next Thursday.
MTSU Campus Recreation will hold a Homecoming 5K Run on Sunday, Sept. 25.
Pageant winners will be featured in the Old Timers’ Festival Parade Saturday at 10 a.m.
Murfreesboro native wrote the books through the eyes of children, giving supportive tools to those battling breast cancer and their families and friends.
Victims of the 9/11 terrorists’ attacks and the military officers who sacrificed their lives will be remembered from 1-5 p.m. Sunday during the annual 9/11 ceremony at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, 940 New Salem Highway.
Victims of the 9/11 terrorists’ attacks and the military officers who sacrificed their lives were remembered during the annual 9/11 ceremony at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
Are you a Blue Raider fan, friend, alumnus, neighbor, student or staffer?
Reading in the Schools Day and Reading Rally are coming up in a matter of weeks, two days when thousands of community members come out for one common purpose: literacy.
This program is for caregivers of seniors and seniors. The program will have a panel of four professionals that have unique technology services that are senior friendly.
The children's museum opens its doors to educators and their families
Main Street: Murfreesboro and Rutherford County is in search of a large tree to celebrate Christmas this holiday season.
The lingering effects of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in 2001 on the nation’s First Amendment freedoms and on American society will be discussed at the John Seigenthaler Center.
Reading in the Schools Day and Reading Rally set for Sept. 23 and 24
The Sam Davis Home Quilt Show will be open to the public Sept. 15-18 for its annual Quilt Show.
Barfield Elementary in Murfreesboro to hold Boosterthon Fun Run event Friday.
MTSU will celebrate the U.S. Constitution and civility Tuesday, Sept. 13, with help from a very special guest: James A. Leach, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
MTSU's Baldwin Photographic and Todd Art galleries present unforgettable exhibits this fall.
Son works to save mother’s memories at Walk to End Alzheimer's
October marks opening of Masterpieces Exhibition from Buffalo Bill Historical Center
Rutherford County Historical Society President Greg Tucker will speak to the Club Tuesday.
The Center for the Arts will present Cole Porter’s "Anything Goes," beginning Sept. 9.
Join Discovery Center and Murfreesboro City Schools for Hispanic Heritage Night
Panel chat to complement exhibit exposing John Adams’ reading preferences
The fun and educational tasting series, “The Art of” will begin its second year on Thursday, Oct. 20, with “The Art of Jack Daniel’s.”
Classes will begin Saturday to kick off the Fall 2011 semester and begin MTSU’s second century of higher education for undergraduate and graduate students.
Comedy, youth cast accompany classic Cinderella story
Enjoy a great day of golf while helping support Rutherford County nonprofits by playing in the 5th annual John Hassmiller Memorial Golf Tournament.
Country music legend to perform classic hits and new music off his just-released album
The Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP hold the Tennessee State Conference of the Branches’ 65th annual state convention Sept. 22-24.
Emmy and Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will perform at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center’s annual “Fest de Ville Gala” in October.
Parents must register to receive free lunch
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame member Jerry Foster will take a seat at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on Saturday, Sept. 10.
On Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4, Stones River National Battlefield presents programs that highlight the stories of Middle Tennessee Confederates in the Battle of Stones River.
MTSU Library one of only 20 in nation to display exhibit about John Adams
Discussion to take place Aug. 22 at First Amendment Center
George W. Manus Jr., as Jeffrey, and Ryan Vogel, as Steve in Out Front on Main’s production of Jeffery, a comedy depicting gay men and AIDS.
More than 800 MTSU graduates walked across the stage in Murphy Center Saturday morning to receive their diplomas during the University’s 101st Summer Commencement ceremony.
Adventures in Learning, an annual program for adults aged 50 and older, is scheduled for September through October at First United Methodist Church.
“The Muslims are Coming!,” a free stand-up comedy show featuring Muslim-American comedians, is slated for 6 p.m. Saturday at MTSU.
Stakes increased when Raiders host WKU in October
Community invited to convocation
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced that it will kick off its annual fundraising campaign at the August Business Before Hours.
Demonstration to honor the Pioneer Brigade & Chicago Board of Trade Battery at Stones River National Battlefield
Out Front on Main will tackle a comedy about a dark subject Thursday-Sunday nights, Aug. 11-18.
Cheryl Rogers-Barnett to salute ‘King of the Cowboys’
Unveiling progress on the 9/11 monument will be the premier event at the ninth annual 9/11 Community Fair to remember the Americans who lost their lives to terrorists Sept. 11, 2001.
The Fire Rescue is fired up for a great cause supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Five days of splashing, climbing, kicking, moving great opportunity for kids
Taffeta “Taffy” O’Neal, a May MTSU graduate and University Honors College Buchanan Scholar, will be signing copies of her most recent fiction work, “The Last,” at Gaylord Opryland Hotel.
Live On the Green, a free, public concert series held at Public Square in front of the Metro Courthouse, will launch its third season on Sept. 8.
Martial arts school to hold classes for kids on avoiding strangers.
The inaugural STAR camp will be held at Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School July 18-20 for rising 6th-8th graders from ANY school or county in the state.
Pageants to be held in September for young and old.
The Rutherford County Republican Party will hold its Annual Picnic Saturday at Barfield Crescent Park, 697 Barfield Crescent Rd.
Signature event to benefit 46 local nonprofit agencies and initiatives.
Enjoy a summer stroll through the North Maney Avenue Historic District with the staff of Oaklands Historic House Museum and experience the architecture of Murfreesboro’s first subdivision, called Maney’s Addition.
Out Front on Main, Inc. presents another set of one acts in June.
Central alumni remember best team in county history
A decade of magic in Manchester
On Tuesday, June 21 and Tuesday, June 28 the Primary Care and Hope Clinic is hosting "Secrets of the Supermarket: Making Healthy Choices."
Girls Take the Heat and Dish it Out at Annual Southern Girls Rock & Roll Camp
Ducks autographed by celebrities and a football signed by University of Tennessee Coach Derrick Dooley will be sold to the highest bidder Saturday before the Duck Derby at the Sportsman’s Club at 1231 Medical Center Parkway.
Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation holds its annual Boat Day with the Stones River Watershed Association Saturday, June 25.
Queen of the Quackers Kristin Demos described the Child Advocacy Center’s Duck Derby beginning at noon Saturday, June 11 at the Sportsman’s Club on Medical Center Parkway.
Puerto Rican, Czech groups come to RuCo
Handmade craft items sought for Old Timers Festival
The Evening Exchange Club of Murfreesboro will celebrate 60 years of service to the community Tuesday night at the DoubleTree Hotel.
Jewelry designed by an artist for celebrities will be displayed during a preview party and fund-raiser for the Child Advocacy Center Thursday at Penny’s Closet.
Set against the turbulent, raw-edged backdrop of the American Civil War, "The Andersonville Trial" is a striking courtroom drama that is just as relevant today as it was when the real trial was being conducted in 1865.
Volunteers are needed to tag 10,000 rubber ducks for the Child Advocacy Center’s Duck Derby June 11.
Community members encouraged to participate, donate to June 4 event
Linebaugh Library announced the formation of a new group dedicated to reading and discussing “cozy” mysteries.
Elders First Adult Day Services in Rutherford County will hold its spring party and fundraiser Saturday, June 11, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the home of Murphy and Barbara Thomas, located at 2111 Shannon Drive in Murfreesboro.
The Murfreesboro Police Department, in cooperation with the National Center for Missing and exploited Children, will hold “Take 25” Wednesday at Patterson Park Community Center.
A workshop designed to discuss African-American community building in the post-Civil War South will be held Tuesday, May 24 at the Bradley Academy Museum.
Ninth-time program has hosted conference championship
Next week, May 16-22, flags across the United States may be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the more than 19,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in our nation’s history.
Mid-state’s best wrestlers return for another bout
If so, this Talent Show is for you and you will be helping kids while you perform.
Murfreesboro resident Barbara Holton will be signing copies of her novel Saturday at Linebaugh Public Library.
Visitors can survey an extensive display of impressive and often surprising personal collections from throughout the community.
Updated: The United States Postal Service (USPS) will hold a food drive to benefit the Rutherford County Emergency Food Bank on Saturday, May 14.
JazzFest brings dancing to the streets
All proceeds will help support local disaster relief efforts
It’s the 22nd annual Murfreesboro Lions Club’s Fish For Sight Charity Tournament Saturday, April 30, at Smyrna’s Fate Sanders Marina on nearby J. Percy Priest Lake.
MTSU, ATO partner to honor memory of student, brother
As part of MTSU’s observance of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, student organizations sponsor the Clothesline Project and other events.
Invisible Children group shares its new documentary, Tony, about a young adult from Uganda who grew up under constant attack by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army.
On Saturday, April 23, park rangers and volunteers invite young visitors and their families to Stones River National Battlefield to celebrate Junior Ranger Day.
Hear stories of the man behind Barney Fife
Former “American Idol” competitor Scott MacIntyre is scheduled to lead a lineup of talented entertainers helping VSA Tennessee celebrate its 10th anniversary.
Kick off Duck Derby season in style
Workshops coming up at Smyrna Public Library and Murfreesboro's Belle Aire Church
Enjoy chicken wings while helping Special Olympians compete in athletic events during the Wings and Rings fundraiser
Susan Gregg Gilmore was originally scheduled to speak at the library in February; however, her program was cancelled because of inclement weather.
The Club consists of more than 20 people who have the same birthday of March 24.
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this quacker, traveling with Whit and Sara Wylie of Murfreesboro, relaxed at McDermott’s Pub in Dingle Peninsula, Ireland.
The Boys & Girls Club’s grandest fundraiser, Steak & Burger, has been officially set for April 28.
Brooklyn Goolesby knows exactly where she would be if it weren’t for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County.
Backstage Bash promises dancing in the streets
To celebrate its first anniversary, Out Front on Main stages Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman starting March 17.
Rutherford County Schools will hold an orientation for rising freshman and their parents Tuesday night.
On Thursday, March 3 at Mercy Lounge in Nashville, Tenn., musicians and fashion designers joined together for I’m Still Beautiful – an event to raise money and awareness for young adults battling cancer.
A ribbon cutting ceremony is being held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, at for the La Vergne Senior Center.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has partnered with the MTSU Lady Raiders Basketball team and Toot’s Restaurant to present the second-annual 3 Point Play event on March 1.
March's Lunch and Learn is for caregivers of senior and seniors to help you to know how to transition and organize when planning to downsize or move.
Grammy-winning, genre-bending musician Béla Fleck will play MTSU’s Windham Lecture Series in Liberal Arts into its second decade when the renowned banjoist serves as guest speaker on Tuesday, March 15, in Tucker Theatre.
Although the fifth annual UNPLUG & Read week has just “officially” ended, organizers hope a small part of every week will have folks unplugged from electronics and reading.
YEAH and the folks that bring you Nashville’s “Best New Music Camp for Kids,” the Tennessee Teens Rock and Roll Camp, present their first Rock Block Showcase of 2011.
MTSU’s Films Committee will conduct the 11th annual MTSU Student Film Festival in April.
The 2010-11 MTSU Theatre and Dance Season continues Feb. 23-26 with Euripides’ “Medea” in the newly renovated Tucker Theatre inside the Boutwell Dramatic Arts Building on the university campus.
Barfield Baptist Church in Murfreesboro will present an inspiring program that is free to the public based on the blockbuster movie ‘Fireproof’.
Alice in Wonderland themed event is slated for Saturday, Feb. 19
The Tennessee Miller Coliseum continued its busy January schedule by hosting a barrel-racing event last weekend that drew more than 500 entries from all around the south that competed in six different classes riding quarter horses.
Tickets are now on sale for the 39th annual Groundhog Day luncheon in the James Union Building on MTSU's campus.
‘State Dinner’ features Northfield Elementary
As a kickoff to Linebaugh Library’s Winter Reading Program, award-winning Southern author Sharyn McCrumb will speak and sign books at Linebaugh Library later this month.
Smyrna’s Dave Gambill finished second in the 9,300-pound Super Farm Tractor class with a tractor called “Santas Express” that is usually run by his brother, Harold. TMP/D. Hunter
The hospital is set to release a new, 120-page, full color coffee table book that shares the rich history of MTMC.
Out Front on Main stages Talking With by Jane Martin in January.
This week, the National Park Getaways series of travel articles heads to Stones River National Battlefield for the 148th anniversary of a crucial battle of the Civil War.
According to the National Weather Service, the potential exists for the first measurable snowfall on Christmas in 17 years.
Extra caution is being advised this holiday season in picking out gifts for children.
There is no alternative date set
Residents can keep the “Grinches” from stealing Christmas presents by taking some precautions, suggested detectives from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office.
Ceremonies again will be webcast
This holiday season, Linebaugh Public Library System hopes to encourage the community to not only borrow but also to give.
The Post kicks off annual Christmas decoration contest
Alive Hospice will offer a free seminar on Nov. 30 in Murfreesboro that can help.
If just 10 percent of Americans give blood this holiday season, 34.2 million lives might be saved. Now, that’s a deal everyone can appreciate.
Mrs. Murfreesboro, Jeanne Bragg, places a respectable third in the Celebrity Spelling Bee.
The Webb School in Bell Buckle welcomes author Jonah Lehrer on Monday, Nov. 22 as an esteemed guest of the annual Follin Speaker Series.
St. Rose School is holding a ceremony on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11 at 9 a.m. to rededicate its flagpole. All veterans are welcome to attend.
The MTMC Foundation announced Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC news’ Good Morning America, as the guest speaker for the 2010 Rutherford Society Gala.
The Red Cross has an online gift catalog that features more than 20 gift ideas for people in need.
With entertainment to suit all ages, the entire family is invited to Readyville to enjoy live entertainment from local bands at Music at the Mill! Saturday, Oct 23.
Seventeen Murfreesboro churches are uniting around a mission to serve the community this Sunday.
Linebaugh brings back Food for Fines
Arts in Rutherford, the new all-county council for the arts, announces a logo contest open to all artists, design professionals, amateurs and students.
The MTSU Career Development Center will serve as host to the 2010 Fall Career Fair on Wednesday, Oct. 13.
An explanation of the 2010 Cumberland River Basin flood and its impact on the midstate area will be one of the highlights of this year’s Earth Science Week at MTSU.
Criminal profiler Dayle Hinman, whose investigative skills aided in the prosecutions of serial killers Ted Bundy and Aileen Wuornos, is bringing her expertise to MTSU in October.
On Sept. 11, the second annual Run Chikin Run 10K raised $14,000 for World Vision and local charities.
The Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra is set to open its 2010-11 season, celebrating Middle Tennessee’s musicians, with a musical tour through New York City.
Volunteers and community members, including Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess, came out Friday and Saturday for one common purpose: reading.
Thai-Buddhists hope to eliminate fear, mistrust and hatred by inviting citizens to learn about them during an Asian Culture Fair Sunday at the temple on Barfield-Crescent Road.
In recognition of September as national Suicide Prevention Month, CADCOR will hold a special coalition meeting and movie screening.
Pat Murphy, 2010 Campaign Chair and plant manager at General Mills, announces the United Way's campaign goal at Business After Hours on Tuesday night.
Nine years to the day after one of the worse tragedies in American history, a group of Middle Tennesseans gathered to do what Tennesseans do best: volunteer and support a worthy cause.
The Sheriff’s Office of Rutherford County is remembering 9/11 with their ninth annual Community Fair.
Blue Raiders ready to kickoff 2010 season
"Murph," the beloved rabbit who lives in "Murphry's Burrow," has signed on as spokesbunny for the Murfreesboro Half Marathon's Fun Run, newly named "Murph's Fun Run."
NFL wife Brenda Warner spoke Tuesday night at Special Kids 11th annual Freindraiser banquet. TMP/M. Cox
On Saturday, July 17, the class of 1978 from MTSU Campus School, now Homer Pittard Campus School, proved that you can indeed go home again.
Saddle Up for Project Help has released information on some of its many auction items.
Smoopy’s, a custom bicycle shop, has parted with a couple of its vintage treasures to benefit local children at Project Help.
2 Cute! and Candle Wishes team up for back to school fashion show on Tuesday, July 20.
The 33rd Annual Tennessee Safety & Health Congress will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center from Sunday, Aug. 1, through Wednesday, Aug. 4.
Motorcycle riders from Tennessee’s Army and Air National Guard will converge on Smyrna Saturday.
New York Times best-selling author, Brenda Warner, will speak at the Special Kids 11th annual Friendraiser Banquet in August.
Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department was several upcoming events for the whole family.
The public is invited to bring the education materials, like yearbooks, for scanning.
When the temperature rises and Historic Bell Buckle is all a buzz, you know it’s time to celebrate the South’s two most beloved icons: RC Colas and Moon Pies.
Dance groups from around the world visit Murfreesboro again this year for the 2010 International FolkFest.
Stones River National Battlefield to hold weekend-long exploration of reactions to the battle and its outcome.
Local restaurant chain and running specialty store partner with international charity supporting those hard hit by recent disasters and children and families in need around the world.
On Tuesday, June 8th, Linebaugh and Smyrna Libraries will host children’s entertainer Conductor Jack.
May 20 is the last day to register for Alive Hospice’s upcoming live butterfly release in Murfreesboro.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Project Help, Rutherford County’s only center-based early intervention program
The Experimental Aircraft Association (EEA) will hold an International Learn To Fly Day event Saturday at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.
MTSU Department of Physics and Astronomy holds the final First Friday Star Party of the spring semester this week.
It's time for Motorcycle Days in Bell Buckle.
Registration begins Saturday, May 1, for the 4th annual Murfreesboro Half Marathon and Kids Fun Run presented by Middle Tennessee Medical Center.
More than 2,100 degree candidates are expected to graduate during MTSU’s 99th spring commencement ceremonies.
Due to predicted inclement Murfreesboro will move its Earth Day celebration Saturday.
Snakes are among the most misunderstood creatures, which is why Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation is holding Snake Appreciation Day.
A closer look at the changes coming the Murfreesboro's premier music festival.
Visit Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q on Tuesday to support of the March of Dimes
All vendors will be local artists, including volunteers and teen members of YEAH.
Thirty-six pieces of original art will be on display, representing more than 30 local artists.
A record number of visitors are expected to attend Murfreesboro’s ninth annual Earth Day Celebration.
MTSU will celebrate the grand opening of the Confucius Institute with a performance by traditional Chinese entertainers Wednesday, April 21.
Murfreesboro Parks & Rec celebrates the beginning of summer in tropical style.
MTSU students re-purposed denim garments for the "Jeans for Jude" silent auction to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Uncle Dave Macon Days will now charge patrons $5 a day to enjoy the old-time music and dancing.
Deloris E. Jordan will deliver the keynote address for MTSU’s annual observance of “Take Back the Night.”
April offers two free nights at Murfreesboro's premier children's museum.
April 21 at the Stones River Country Club.
First Shot Basketball to hold Murfmadness 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament in May
Kathy Reichs, the real-life 'Bones', will visit MTSU as the featured speaker of the Legends in Forensic Science Lectureship.
Event commemorates Good Friday Tornado anniversary
O’Brien to headline Comedy Theatre and eemcee The What stage on Friday and Saturday.
Rutherford County School Resource Officers present the Lone Star World Championship Rodeo on Friday and Saturday.
MTSU Flute Festival will be Saturday after snow forced January performance.
Pre-registration required; registration deadline is March 15
The team coaches will kick off the evening with information about the Mach Tenn Triathlon.
Best-selling author Chuck Klosterman is returning to MTSU March 15-18.
The Rutherford County Agricultural Extension office will offer “Vegetable Gardening for Beginners” on Saturday, March 6.
Registration is now underway for spring youth soccer and flag football until Sunday, Feb. 14.
Because of inadequate funding, Linebaugh Public Library System does not meet state minimum standards in several categories.
Read to Succeed stages third annual conference for high school students
In an effort to honor its legacy, stories and other memorabilia of the hospital are being gathered for a commemorative book.
Oboes, bassoons invade MTSU campus Saturday
To help readers meet the challenges of the New Year, the Post asked various community experts to offer advice.
The Discovery Center dropped balloons at noon at mark the New Year at Countdown to Noon. TMP/M. Willard
Jerry Durham and Anita Hayslip dance in the Noon Year on New Year's Eve at St. Clair Senior Center. TMP/M. Willard
Christmas feelings still strong despite disaster
It’s no surprise that Murfreesboro’s most spectacular Holiday Brite is still found at 1915 Hamilton Drive.
Mrs. Murfreesboro chairs City School Foundation’s Excellence in Education Celebration that will honor Joyce Taylor.
Red Cross asks public to add saving lives to resolution list
Read to Succeed invites the community to read “The Soloist” by Steven Lopez for the 2010 One Book Community Read.
It's been a tough holiday for too many youngsters
Trying not to splurge for the holidays
Long-running event draws thousands yearly
Group holds caroling parties to raise money for needy in Rutherford County.
With the holiday season moving into fourth gear, here's a quick and easy list of our community’s events.
Mills Family Pharmacy and the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce are collecting costumes for at-risk elementary school-aged boys and girls.
Five Senses to provide four-course gourmet meal benefiting local children's museum.
Project to help restore vegetation destroyed by the Good Friday Tornado.
Recycle Rutherford kicked off its "Throw the Book at Us," annual telephone book collection Thursday morning at Smyrna Middle School.
Read to Succeed has chosen the 2009 Celebrity Spellers for the Read to Bee.
The Society for Paranormal Investigation and Research in Tennessee will share some true ghost stories with the public over the next few weekends.
The 9th annual Barfield Halloween Bash kicks off Halloween festivities with haunted holiday festivities, scary and not-so-scary hayrides and carnival.
Friends of the Greenway hold the 12th annual Fall Harvest Hayride tonight.
Country music artist LeAnn Rimes was on-hand to volunteer with others to build a playground in just one day at Spring Valley Apartments on Wednesday. Photos by Murfreesboro Channel 3
Country music artist LeAnn Rimes volunteered with others from The Home Depot, the United Way and community members to build a playground at Spring Valley Apartments.
The Unitarian Fellowship of Murfreesboro begins its 47th year of service to Middle Tennessee with a new series of experimental programs called “Second Hour.”
On Wednesday, Middle Tennessee State University students will volunteer their time to gather much-needed supplies for local animal protection efforts.
28th annual NAIA Pow Wow slated Oct. 16, 17, 18
‘Pet First Aid’ course helps pet lovers meet health and safety needs of four-legged friends
Corrigan pens new play about Rutherford County's legacy
Education, music and turnip green cook-off among Oct. 24 activities.
Local author Randy O’Brien will discuss “the thin line between guilt and innocence” Sunday, Oct. 11.
Group to spend Sunday participating in 11 different community service projects.
Read to Succeed’s 7th annual Reading Rally will take place at RuCo libraries Saturday, Sept. 26.
Jana Ruth Ford will discuss “Black Holes and Warped Space” starting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4, kicking off the fall 2009 First Friday Star Party schedule.
Event to offer classic cars, food and fun
Rare motion picture and sports memorabilia for auction Thursday at MTSU.
Boro bash moves to McKnight Park
Folkfest 2009 plays on 42-year legacy
World-renowned group comes to Smyrna
June topic is how to safeguard personal assets and secure legal documents.
This summer Linebaugh Public Library System is sponsoring a series of programs about the Federal Writers’ Project.
Community invited to the final springtime Community Heritage Lecture on April 23
Jared Diamond, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author who has been called one of the great minds of our time, will help MTSU‘s Windham Lecture Series celebrate its 18th anniversary.
This festival is the largest of its kind in the state.
Author-Profiler Roy Hazelwood’s April 14 Talk Will Focus on ‘BTK’ Serial Killer
Master Woodcarver James Bunch exhibit runs from March through May
Linebaugh Library presents lecture on UT's Switchgrass Initiative
Bias to speak at Steak & Burger
Local Women Highlighted & Their Historic Contributions Highlighted
Upcoming lectures include music history, pop culture and interior design
Annual tournament will alter traffic and parking on and near university. A bridge project is forcing long delays on Broad Street.
Events dare students to be 'Catalysts for change'
MTSU to hold regional dance conference March 7-10
MTSU offers free outdoor play symposium event Feb. 28
Help Build a Bathroom for a local girl with a rare, incurable and crippling disease
Event reminds community of importance of history
Fundraiser to support Books from Birth
Living history events planned for October
Scott Holt toured with Buddy Guy
Duck derby chock full of family fun, games
Several ongoing building and road projects are nearing completion that will have huge impact on Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.
After a successful 2008 festival, Uncle Dave Macon Days organizers have already begun planning next year's festival.
The Murfreesboro Antique Show is the longest-running antique show in Tennessee and was recently voted the Best Antique Show by readers of the Busy Bee Trader, a trade publication covering Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama. The show features 68 dealers from throughout the eastern states offering high quality antiques at reasonable prices.
No matter what salutation you use, the staff of the Murfreesboro Post wishes you a happy holiday and a fabulous New Year.
Stones River National Battlefield’s ornament is prominently displayed on this year’s official White House Christmas Tree.
A plan to loop Robert Rose drive into Medical Center Parkway and two major annexation requests are up for consideration at Thursday's Murfreesboro City Council meeting.