SHORT MOUNTAIN: History lives here ... and at Bradyville and at Readyville.
John Smithson (called "Big John" by family and neighbors) was a Revolutionary War soldier. After the war, "Big John" settled on the biggest mountain in Middle Tennessee, to wit, Short Mountain.
Step back to yesterday and see the common threads that weave together the lives of women through the decades in middle Tennessee and across the country.
Mid-Cumberland Human Resource Agency's Long-Term Care Ombudsman program advocates for the rights of thousands of residents in nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, and homes for the aged in Rutherford County and 12 additional counties in middle Tennessee.
United Way recently participated in Giving Tuesday in an effort to raise funds and awareness for programs that support financial stability in Rutherford and Cannon counties. Through its Keep the Lights On initiative that began on December 2, the United Way is raising funds that will be distributed back into the community through programs and services.
A man who lost his possessions but realized a dream in the wake of the 2010 flood. A woman who hurdled cultural and language barriers to launch a career. These are just a few of the stories of tenacity and achievement celebrated by Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee at its Impact Luncheon awards ceremony Friday, Nov. 21.
The annual Miss MTSU Pageant is still going strong after 40 years.
However, last year provided a new twist when a Miss Murfreesboro was added to the event. It also was the first year that the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity didn't stage the performance as it is no longer an organization on campus.
The Monday, Dec. 1, performance of Handel's "Messiah" by the MTSU Concert Chorale and Middle Tennessee Choral Society marks the 30th anniversary for the group's presentation of the beloved holiday oratorio.
The Exchange Club of Noon Murfreesboro was proud to present a $10,000 check to The Family Center during their regular weekly meeting on Thursday Nov. 20.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Plagued by a major mechanical problem and greatly concerned about arctic weather in his path Tuesday, Nov. 11, MTSU professor Cliff Ricketts postponed his "Southern Fried Fuel" quest until spring 2015.
Cannon County is anticipating a great holiday season this year as it is planning several events during the weeks ahead.
Murfreesboro Tennessee Moose Lodge No. 645 at 1831 N.W. Broad St. announces plans to raise donations to assist service members who have been injured in the line of duty.
Murfreesboro police officers and detectives are participating in the American Cancer Society's "No Shave November."
Americans are bound together by their love of freedom, and religion is no exception. The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro and The Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro will be holding a "One Nation Under God" Community Prayer breakfast, Tuesday, November 25th at the Embassy Suites - Murfreesboro, featuring Gerald Melton, Public Defender for Cannon and Rutherford County Gerald Melton. His motto is: "Protecting the public by defending the Constitution."
Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman was revealed this past Friday as the mystery man who donned glue-on nails and eyelashes, jewelry, a wig and a pink dress to help raise money for a local nonprofit that serves individuals with intellectual disabilities.
The 10th Annual Hollyday Marketplace hosted by the Junior League of Murfreesboro will be held on Dec. 6 at Tennessee Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro located at 304B West Thompson Lane.
The Addams Family, the Musical, based on the original TV series and inspired by the Hollywood Films of the early 90s features an original story, and it's every father's nightmare.
Main Street: Murfreesboro and Rutherford County is in search of a large tree to celebrate Christmas this holiday season.
Co-dependency is a learned behavior that can be passed down from one generation to another.
Ten dollar Whittlemania meal tickets are available now at "The Post" newspaper office and WGNS Radio in Murfreesboro, Cannon Courier offices in Woodbury, plus Gil's Ace Hardware and Southern Bank of Tennessee in Smyrna.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is currently seeking volunteers for the 2015 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA is a free service and will aid qualifying local residents in claiming their tax refund dollars.
Sitting on Murfreesboro's eastern outskirts is one of the area's best-kept secrets, a place children in need can call home when there may be no place to go - Good Shepherd Children's Home.
MTSU is standing up for its hometown with some good-natured humor directed at "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon regarding the correct pronunciation of the Midstate city's name.
Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Murfreesboro by exploring the conflicting emotions of Southerners at the outset of the conflict and the destruction caused by four years of war.
October is Heritage Month in Rutherford County. As part of the county-wide celebration, the Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County has opened newly designed exhibits, highlighting artifacts from the past rarely seen before.