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Community MATTERS

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Tennessee has a serious drug problem

Tennessee has a serious drug problem

Our state is riddled with prescription drug abuse.

City Construction Projects through Jan. 21

City Construction Projects through Jan. 21

Construction projects throughout Murfreesboro could affect this week's commuters.

Rumor has it there's a new show at MLT

Rumor has it there's a new show at MLT

From Tony award-winning writer Neil Simon, Murfreesboro Little Theatre is proud to present "Rumors."

Winter reading programs to begin at Linebaugh, Smyrna libraries

Winter reading programs to begin at Linebaugh, Smyrna libraries

The Linebaugh Main Branch will host their 13th annual reading program from Jan. 22 through March 4. Smyrna Public Library begins their Walter King Hoover Reading Program on Jan. 20. It will also run through March 4.

Top Gun admiral helped write the movie

Top Gun admiral helped write the movie

But he also trained actual Top Gun pilots - by 'dogfighting' them.

'Shoebox: An International Sculpture Exhibit' at MTSU

'Shoebox: An International Sculpture Exhibit' at MTSU

The MTSU Department of Art will open the spring 2017 semester with "Shoebox: An International Sculpture Exhibition" in Todd Art Gallery, Todd Hall, room 224, Friday, January 20.

'Alice: A Wonder-Full New Musical' coming to Murfreesboro

'Alice: A Wonder-Full New Musical' coming to Murfreesboro

The Center for the Arts will open its 2017 season with the regional premiere of the award-winning "Alice - A Wonder-Full New Musical."

City construction projects through Jan. 14

City construction projects through Jan. 14

These construction projects could affect your commute.

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donations during severe shortage

Red Cross issues emergency call for blood, platelet donations during severe shortage

Blood donations needed now to prevent delays in care.

Red caboose makes ultimate man cave

Red caboose makes ultimate man cave

Thurman Mullins turns railroad car into memory cache.

Stardom is 'One Call Away' for young singer

Stardom is 'One Call Away' for young singer

Leah Nichole, 13, has the voice, the writing ability and her family's support.

Operation Education Pet of the Week: August

Operation Education Pet of the Week: August

August is looking for a forever home of her own.

Alberta Tolbert book signing at Linebaugh Public Library

Alberta Tolbert book signing at Linebaugh Public Library

Linebaugh will host local author Alberta Tolbert on Tuesday, January 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. Luke Catholic Church celebrates building dedication

St. Luke Catholic Church celebrates building dedication

Parishioners in Smyrna will enjoy Mass in a new church building this year. Construction was recently completed on St. Luke Catholic Church, located at 10682 Old Nashville Highway.

Saint Thomas Health honors local physicians

Saint Thomas Health honors local physicians

Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital proudly announces Dr. Elizabeth R. LaRoche being named Physician of the Year during the hospital's 2016 Physician Awards. Dr. Marynelle J. Klumpe received the Clinical Excellence Award and Dr. George W. Smith received the Olin Williams Distinguished Service Award.

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: From teaching in a van to leading state's teachers

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: From teaching in a van to leading state's teachers

Judy Beasley Whitehill is still taking a stand for public education.

2016: A year in review

2016: A year in review

There is no doubt that 2016 was full of gripping news stories, but here are a few that stood out to us during the year in review.

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Duke

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Duke

Duke was found wandering the neighborhood on one of the coldest nights of the year.

St. Clair Senior Center receives Remembrance Day proclamation

St. Clair Senior Center receives Remembrance Day proclamation

City construction projects through December 31

City construction projects through December 31

Broadway star to perform at MTSU

Broadway star to perform at MTSU

Broadway star and Murfreesboro native Analisa Leaming will present a concert of musical theater gems at 7 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017 at MTSU's Wright Music Building.

100-year-old vet flooded with birthday cards

100-year-old vet flooded with birthday cards

WW II staff sergeant, Alvin York resident ran Smyrna water plant for many years.

Sprouts shoppers donate to Rutherford County Emergency Food Bank

Sprouts shoppers donate to Rutherford County Emergency Food Bank

Last Monday Sprouts Farmers Market and its customers donated bagged essentials to the Rutherford County Emergency Food Bank, enabling the food bank to serve more struggling families in Rutherford County.

Realtors in north Rutherford donate food

Realtors in north Rutherford donate food

The Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS recently held food drives for the hungry in their service area.

OHS students give back

OHS students give back

Students at Oakland High School studied hard through December and still found time to help others. Two groups of OHS students recently worked to raise money for those in need.

'Sounds of Christmas' ring in the season

'Sounds of Christmas' ring in the season

Murfreesboro Symphony, Chorus bring audience to its feet.

Local realtors donate to feed the hungry

Local realtors donate to feed the hungry

The Middle Tennessee Association of REALTORS (MTAR) recently held food drives for the hungry in their service areas.

Community MATTERS

Community MATTERS

This month, the nonprofit organizations of Rutherford County are taking this opportunity to say THANK YOU to our community, for serving as a volunteer, for bringing donations and for supporting them financially. In their own words . . .

WMOT/Roots Radio 89.5 FM to broadcast 'Mountain Tough' benefit concert

WMOT/Roots Radio 89.5 FM to broadcast 'Mountain Tough' benefit concert

Zac Brown Band to headline benefit Dec. 17 for those affected by Gatlinburg-area wildfires.

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Cooper

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Cooper

Cooper is a 2 year old male Australian Cattle Dog/blue heeler mix.

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: Assistant principal has busy 2016

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: Assistant principal has busy 2016

Newly married, honored by governor, Chelsea Culbreth loves education.

Wreaths Across America honors fallen soldiers

Wreaths Across America honors fallen soldiers

Since 1992 Wreaths Across America has honored the sacrifice of military veterans at national cemeteries across the United States by laying memorial wreaths on the graves of veterans.

Central Magnet racks up awards at championship

Central Magnet racks up awards at championship

Central Magnet School received awards at the South's BEST, or Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology, robotics championship held at Auburn University Dec. 3-4. The school received the third-place award for Team Exhibit and Interview, and the third-place award for Most Photogenic Robot.

Local summit to focus on new research about type 1 diabetes

Local summit to focus on new research about type 1 diabetes

Bring a shelter cat home for the holidays

Bring a shelter cat home for the holidays

For only $10 adopt a cat or kitten from PAWS for the holidays. The facility currently has more than 50 felines, resulting in an adoption special until Saturday.

City construction projects through December 17

City construction projects through December 17

McFadden's Mustangs of the Month

McFadden's Mustangs of the Month

One kid per class from kindergarten through fifth grade at McFadden School of Excellence was nominated for recognition of their honor -- November's focus trait.

Beatles fanatic finds his sweet spot in Woodbury

Beatles fanatic finds his sweet spot in Woodbury

Pro musician John Salaway sings his own songs, gets by with a little help from Fab Four.

Young artist shines at Boro Art Crawl

Young artist shines at Boro Art Crawl

Seventh grade homeschool student Anna Creel's Nutcracker-themed colored pencil piece won a first place ribbon in Dreamingincolor's young artist contest recently, and was showcased at Friday night's art crawl.

Moxie Art Supply celebrates grand reopening

Moxie Art Supply celebrates grand reopening

Moxie Art Supply welcomed area artists in from the cold Friday night for its grand reopening during the Boro Art Crawl and Holiday Shop and Stroll downtown.

The threat of hunger is a reality in local schools

The threat of hunger is a reality in local schools

During a season when families gather round for food and fellowship, the risk of hunger is a stark reality for 37,250 Rutherford County residents. Underemployed adults, seniors on fixed incomes, families experiencing illness, and others facing a rough patch in their income may find themselves at risk of hunger with the rising cost of living in the growing community.

Rotary Club supplies school kids with dictionaries

Rotary Club supplies school kids with dictionaries

The Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club started presenting third graders with dictionaries in 2007.

33rd Annual Oaklands Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

33rd Annual Oaklands Christmas Candlelight Tour of Homes

Christmas at Oaklands a favorite holiday pastime.

Official historian can handle a six-gun

Official historian can handle a six-gun

Luffman keeps sharp-shooting alive - just like he preserves state's legacy.

O Christmas tree!

O Christmas tree!

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.

Garrett to retire from Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Garrett to retire from Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Randy Garrett is set to leave his position in December after six years with the department and a long tenure with Murfreesboro Police.

Crowds convened for inaugural Acorn Festival

Crowds convened for inaugural Acorn Festival

Despite chill, Oaklands Mansion's first music fest 'a success'

City construction projects through December 3

City construction projects through December 3

'Shopping small' spreads across weekend

'Shopping small' spreads across weekend

Small businesses get a boost on Black Friday, too.

Center for the Arts celebrates with 'The Christmas Schooner'

Center for the Arts celebrates with 'The Christmas Schooner'

"The Christmas Schooner" will sail again at Center for the Arts December 2 through 18.

Rutherford County Businesses Benefit from Being Socially Responsible

Rutherford County Businesses Benefit from Being Socially Responsible

Companies of all sizes are developing initiatives focused on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices. At its best, CSR is a transparent initiative embedded within a business's culture that contributes to the overall welfare of the community. Many businesses - large and small - benefit from being socially responsible, providing overwhelming support that CSR programs are imperative to success.

Local businesses feed sheriff's office

Local businesses feed sheriff's office

Summit Funding and Middle Tennessee Insurance Group Inc. sponsored lunch for Sheriff's Office employees last week.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Jaya Holloway, a third grader at Christiana Elementary School, is seated with her parents, Karen and Gary Holloway during the school's annual Thanksgiving lunch.

The great thing about gratefulness

The great thing about gratefulness

The sights and sounds of the holidays are all around us.

ATHENA Scholarship now accepting applications

ATHENA Scholarship now accepting applications

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: 'Changing the world, one step at a time'

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: 'Changing the world, one step at a time'

That's the goal of Riverdale senior who holds food, coat drives.

Moon plans dark day for 'Boro

Moon plans dark day for 'Boro

It's 'super' now, but wait till it blocks the sun next August!

Native American activist to discuss Standing Rock dispute Nov. 17 at MTSU

Native American activist to discuss Standing Rock dispute Nov. 17 at MTSU

Attorney Albert Bender, a Cherokee activist from Antioch, Tennessee, will talk about what he has witnessed at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in Room N119 of the Cason-Kennedy Nursing Building.

Michael Brown Sr. to address youth interactions with police Nov. 17 at MTSU

Michael Brown Sr. to address youth interactions with police Nov. 17 at MTSU

Michael Brown Sr. will deliver an address titled "Chosen for Change" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Student Union Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public.

'19 Days of Activism' with LPD

'19 Days of Activism' with LPD

The La Vergne Police Department and other local agencies are partnering with the Child Advocacy Center in Rutherford and Cannon Counties for the international "19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Abuse and Violence toward Children and Youth."

Science fair at Lancaster Christian Academy

Science fair at Lancaster Christian Academy

On Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016, Lancaster Christian Academy hosted its annual Science Fair and Chili Cook-Off.

Judge rules Deputy Russell must pay

Judge rules Deputy Russell must pay

A federal judge is requiring Rutherford County Chief Administrative Deputy Joe Russell to pay at least part of the legal fees in his defense against a 14-count indictment on corruption charges.

MFRD gears up for 33rd annual Toys for Tots

MFRD gears up for 33rd annual Toys for Tots

Program registration starts this week.

BizTown at McFadden teaches life skills

BizTown at McFadden teaches life skills

McFadden 4th graders have been studying curriculum for a hands-on, real world simulation through Junior Achievement's BizTown.

Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra honors military members on Veterans Day

Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra honors military members on Veterans Day

The Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra held its 4th annual "Let Freedom Ring" Veterans Day concert on Friday night.

MTSU gives True Blue salute to veterans, military personnel

MTSU gives True Blue salute to veterans, military personnel

McFadden's Mustangs of the Month

McFadden's Mustangs of the Month

WWII vet Knox reflects on service in Italy

WWII vet Knox reflects on service in Italy

Medical technician met Pope Pius in Rome.

'MTSU On the Record' examines treatment of LGBT foster children

'MTSU On the Record' examines treatment of LGBT foster children

The plight of foster children grappling with their sexual identity will be the topic of the next "MTSU On the Record" radio program.

High achievers at Holloway High School

High achievers at Holloway High School

Community MATTERS

Community MATTERS

Make the holidays special for someone in need.

Election Day is Nov. 8

Election Day is Nov. 8

Don't forget to vote!

City construction projects through November 12

City construction projects through November 12

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: Judy Goldie does everything with style

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: Judy Goldie does everything with style

Boutiques on the Square, her new/old home on Maney, even pyracanthas on a trellis.

Good ice cream and good English

Good ice cream and good English

Work skills training includes grammar, being on time, no cell phones.

Local couple builds Southern Living Showcase home

Pat and Mary Hatcliff create $1.7 million "house beautiful" in just under 8 months.

Family-friendly 'Peter Pan' flies into MTSU's Tucker Theatre Nov. 3-6

Family-friendly 'Peter Pan' flies into MTSU's Tucker Theatre Nov. 3-6

Duck your head, clear the air and get ready to fly Nov. 3-6 with the MTSU Arts production of "Peter Pan," where a full cast and crew will bring the swashbuckling musical fantasy to local audiences in -- and above -- MTSU's Tucker Theatre.

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Zilly

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Zilly

Zilly loves to romp and play, and thinks running with the big dogs is heavenly.

More than 300 girls discover career options during 20th annual math-science event at MTSU

More than 300 girls discover career options during 20th annual math-science event at MTSU

Expanding Your Horizons, or EYH, at MTSU is held for girls and young women from across Middle Tennessee to investigate potential careers in math, science and the other STEM fields; to talk with and listen to women in science and math; and attend math and science workshops and participate in hands-on activities with girls also interested in these fields.

What would an artist do: Focusing on what matters to you without dropping any balls

What would an artist do: Focusing on what matters to you without dropping any balls

Stephanie Pruitt to key RUTHERFORD Cable meeting Nov. 8.

City construction projects through Nov. 5

City construction projects through Nov. 5

Great fun at the Discovery Center's Great Pumpkin Festival

Great fun at the Discovery Center's Great Pumpkin Festival

An exploding Death Star, Jedi games and costume contests at the Star Wars-themed event.

Flashlight fright at Old Maney Mansion

Flashlight fright at Old Maney Mansion

Historic Oaklands Mansion transforms into a creepy display of Victorian mourning.

Matthew Blomeley named Assistant Director of Planning Department

Matthew Blomeley named Assistant Director of Planning Department

Matthew Blomeley has been officially named the new assistant director of the City Planning Department. Blomeley had previously served as principal planner since 2006 and currently serves under Planning Director Gary Whitak

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Roxie

Operation Education Pet of the Week: Roxie

Roxie is a very sweet, affectionate and petite lab mix, about 1 year old.

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: June LaGreen portrays heroine to teach kids

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: June LaGreen portrays heroine to teach kids

Her impersonation of Harriet Tubman encourages creativity, self-discipline.

City construction projects through October 29

City construction projects through October 29

Consider these projects when planning your commute this week.

Halloween Roundup

Halloween Roundup

Don't miss these spooky activities in Rutherford County.

Make Halloween headlines

Make Halloween headlines

The Murfreesboro Post wants YOU!

Parade of pups celebrating Bark Springs at Sharp Springs

Parade of pups celebrating Bark Springs at Sharp Springs

Homecoming parade "game" is "Raideropoly"

Homecoming parade "game" is "Raideropoly"

True Blue players, fans show MTSU spirit on sunny October morning.

MTSU Jazz Artist Series opens Oct. 20 with tribute to piano great Gil Evans

MTSU Jazz Artist Series opens Oct. 20 with tribute to piano great Gil Evans

Canadian jazz pianist and composer Gil Evans' music will launch the 2016-17 MTSU Jazz Artist Series Thursday, Oct. 20, with performances featuring MTSU School of Music students, faculty and guest artists.

Oaklands Park certified as state arboretum

Oaklands Park certified as state arboretum

Red Cross issues emergency need for platelet donations

Red Cross issues emergency need for platelet donations

Blood donations also urgently needed following Hurricane Matthew devastation to help cancer, surgery patients.

Remarkable Rutherford Women: Friends create 'closet full of hope'

Remarkable Rutherford Women: Friends create 'closet full of hope'

Volunteers help job-seeking women dress for success.

Helping troubled families get together

Helping troubled families get together

Kymari House provides a supervised place for parents, children to meet.

True Blue alumnus shares wisdom with students

True Blue alumnus shares wisdom with students

University board of trustees appointee Darrell Freeman tells students to think big.

Authors and literacy organizations join for Celebrate Reading

Authors and literacy organizations join for Celebrate Reading

"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.

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