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Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner Clay Bright led the groundbreaking last week on the first phase of the State Route 96 widening project from Arno Road to Wilson Pike (SR 252).

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Ben Dotson was headed to Cool Springs Mall with his birthday girl, C.J., on June 19.

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Whether they are gathering here or at some distant location, Thanksgiving will still go on this year for many Rutherford County residents.

The Murfreesboro City Council has approved a development agreement for Costco and received information from a consultant on development fees for possible future implementation.

The Rutherford County Commission is exploring the option of building five public safety buildings in rural areas of the county, but funding is a concern.

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After 21 years, Greenhouse Ministries is building on its future by starting on a long-anticipated expansion that includes housing.

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Dozens upon dozens of emergency vehicles from agencies across Middle Tennessee escorted the remains of La Vergne Police K9 Sjaak along a route of filled with mourners Thursday to a Nashville facility that will help make final arrangements for the hero that was killed in the line of duty.

The future of a dam on the Sam Davis Home property is hanging in the air, as one set of advocates tries to preserve it while another says it is dangerous and should be demolished.

Officials from Middle Tennessee State University and the new Music City Grand Prix signed a partnership last week allowing the university’s acclaimed concrete program to create environmentally conscious mixes for barriers and pit road for the August 2021 race in downtown Nashville.

An investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller’s Office has resulted in the indictments of Dr. Christopher F. Standley, Dr. Robert M. North, and his wife, Lisa L. North, the comptroller said in a report released last week.

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La Vergne Police Department K9 Sjaak died in the line of duty Wednesday after a suspect opened fire on the patrol vehicle he was riding in with Officer Justin Darby the previous day.

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More than 100 La Vergne residents, public officials and veterans gathered for their annual tribute at La Vergne’s Veterans Memorial Park at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month to celebrate Veterans Day.

People who live around a proposed warehouse-industrial complex in Leanna say they have concerns about the development being built on a narrow road amid farms and rural homes, while one of developers says it would be the highest and best use.

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RCS Superintendent Bill Spurlock said he defends his record as director in response to the portions of his recent personnel evaluation that were critical of him.

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A higher-than-normal number of provisional ballots has delayed certification of Rutherford County’s Nov. 3 election by a week, affecting the swearing-in of La Vergne and Eagleville candidates, officials said.

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Matt Roeger a driver/engineer and Advanced EMT who is assigned to Ladder 11 C-Shift, was selected as City of Murfreesboro Fire/Rescue Employee of the Year by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro last Wednesday.

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The owners of a café dedicated to serving as a match-making service for rescue cats and would-be adopters are scrambling to find a new storefront after learning their lease was not renewed.