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Signs prohibiting handguns in the Historic Courthouse are being removed to align with state law that already allowed them in some county-owned buildings in certain circumstances, officials say.

Discovery Center at Murfree Spring’s 7th annual Wine & Whiskey at the Wetlands will be held Friday, March 6, at 5:30 p.m. at 502 S.E. Broad St. in Murfreesboro. Guests can visit multiple stations throughout the museum with experts providing details about each wine. Tickets are available …

More than 125 guests at Murfreesboro’s Patterson Park enjoy exhibits, food, music and a special program sponsored by the African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County. The program featured members of the local African American community. The Stones River National Battlefield has bee…

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit will be held through March 1 at the mansion at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. More than 50 gowns and wedding ring quilts will be exhibited. The exhibit will be open daily, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. – 4…

Music, dancing, desserts and even a photo booth provided a most memorable time for the dozens of fathers and their daughters at the annual City of La Vergne Winter Formal Father-Daughter Dance. The theme this year was “Making Memories”. “Families need more events like this. Parents’ involvem…

The 13th Annual Rutherford Society Gala hosted by Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital featured Grammy Award-winning recording artist Amy Grant. She shared her story of growing up as the daughter of a Nashville physician and performed many of her hits. The 2020 honorees were Donald and Frances M…

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RUTHERFORD Cable, founding sponsor of the ATHENA International Leadership Award for Rutherford County, has announced the nominees for this year’s award.

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is recruiting for volunteers in the Rutherford County area. Volunteer applicants must pass a background check and attend a 16 hour in-house training. The next training session will be held March 11-12 in Nashville. Contact crudolph@mchra.com or call (615)…

The annual January Jazz event is a fundraiser for the Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra Guild benefitting the Tennessee Symphony Orchestra, Ethos Youth Ensembles and the Music Education Outreach. The Ethos Youth Ensemble includes students from Blackman, Oakland and Stewarts Creek high schools.…

More than 50 supporters of the Smyrna Public Library tasted soups, stews and chilis at the 2020 “Souper Friends of the Smyrna Library Membership Drive”.  The group’s president, Brittany Stevens, said the purpose of the Friends of the Smyrna Library is to support the staff by raising funds th…

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is recruiting for volunteers in the Rutherford County area. Volunteer applicants must pass a background check and attend a 16 hour in-house training. The next training session will be held March 11-12 in Nashville. Contact crudolph@mchra.com or call (615)…

"Rutherford County schools will be closed on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, because of multiple road closures and flooding," the district said in a statement Wednesday night.

The Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is recruiting for volunteers in the Rutherford County area. Volunteer applicants must pass a background check and attend a 16 hour in-house training. The next training session will be held March 11-12in Nashville. Contact crudolph@mchra.com or call (615) …

On the third Saturday of each month the Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department hosts a community ham breakfast. This month a crowd of more than 200 supporters were fed country ham, sausage, eggs, pancakes and all the trimmings. The event helps to raise funds for the volunteer fire department.

The City of La Vergne hosted its annual La Vergne Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the La Vergne City Hall. La Vergne Mayor Jason Cole, Alderman Calvin Jones and Alderman Matt Church gave the opening remarks. The guest speakers were MTSU President Dr. Sidney McPhee and longtime communit…

Oaklands Mansion Wedding Dresses Through the Decades Exhibit will be held Jan. 17-March 1 at the mansion at 900 N. Maney Ave. in Murfreesboro. More than 50 gowns and wedding ring quilts will be exhibited. The exhibit will be open daily, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sundays 1 p.m. – 4…