Are you looking for useful ways to volunteer? Do you want to invest in your community, but are unsure where your donations will do the most good? Would you like to know more about the services non-profit organizations in your community provide? Read on to discover how you can make a difference in Rutherford County.
WINCHESTER - The whole family was seated on the front porch, slowly rocking back and forth at J.L. Fraley's farm house.
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.
For the past 33 years, we have taken the month of October to raise awareness about one of our society's worst demons - domestic violence. This year in particular, I'm especially reflective of our progress addressing this under-reported crime because 2014 marks 20 years since Congress signed the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
The Chancel Choir of St. Mark's United Methodist Church and a special chamber orchestra will present a special musical worship event in the church's sanctuary on Sunday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. The program will feature the Requiem of Gabriel Faure.
Read To Succeed announced the 2014 Celebrity Spelling Bee will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10 at World Outreach Church.
Each year, thousands of people in Rutherford and Cannon counties turn to United Way's 2-1-1 service for help.
"Simply Free" is not a concert or a seminar. It is an experience.
November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month.
Veteran medical examiner Michael Baden has played a role in some of history's most celebrated investigations, and now he'll share his knowledge with the MTSU community Tuesday, Oct. 21.
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.
Rutherford County farmer Larry Lynch has directed a $2,500 donation to Special Kids of Tennessee. While attending an Ag PhD Field Day event at South Dakota’s Hefty Farms, he participated in a drawing held by Monsanto Company. When his name was called as a winner, he was given the opportunity to direct a $2,500 donation to a nonprofit organization in his community.
Murfreesboro and Rutherford County have a rich history shared by all. From prehistoric hunters through the horrors of the Civil War to the change and growth of our more recent past, the stories we share help define us as a community.
The 16th annual Color of Fall Car & Truck Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 27 on the Woodbury Square from 8 a.m.-noon
NASHVILLE —MTSU professor Beverly Keel, chair of the university’s Department of Recording Industry, and former MTSU student Hillary Scott of Grammy-winning music group Lady Antebellum were among honorees Monday night at The Nashville Business Journal’s inaugural Women in Music City Awards.
WOODBURY – Say “white oak” and “crafts” and artisans from as far away as Pennsylvania will respond: “Cannon County.”
Instead of my weekly sports column, I have been moved to a different section for a very special reason. Last week, two of the premier authors who have written several books on autism, Dr.Temple Grandin and Eustacia Cutler, spoke at a conference at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.
Old Timers’ Festival activities kicked off last weekend with the 4th Annual Miss La Vergne pageants.
On Saturday, babies and children in the community competeed in the baby, followed by the pageants which will begin at 1 p.m.
The Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation is proud to announce legendary Coach Lou Holtz as keynote speaker for the 2015 Rutherford Society Gala on Jan. 24, 2015 at Embassy Suites.
Ghost Tours offers an answer to the commonly asked question: “Is the Sam Davis Home haunted?”
On the Friday and Saturday evenings of Oct. 17, 18, 24, 25 25, visitors board a haunted hayride where they are told grim tales of history on the property and in the surrounding area until they are dropped off at the front walk of the historic Sam Davis Home.
Discover Historic Downtown Murfreesboro which offers a wide array of stores, shops, restaurants and services in the heart of the community.