• First Courthouse Renovation
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    A: This  picture is of the courthouse circa 1908 just after the new cupola had been added. In 1907 thru 1908 the courthouse underwent a major renovation which added a third floor to the building (which required lowering the existing second floor), the old hip roof was changed to a flat roof, the huge columns on the […]

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  • 2-year-old Airlifted After Near Drowning
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    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -A two-year-old Rutherford County boy was airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center Wednesday after a near drowning. It happened in the 2800 block of Roy Arnold Road in Murfreesboro. Authorities said the child had been swimming in his family’s four-foot above ground pool earlier in the day before going inside. The boy was later discovered face […]

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  • Missing Mother’s Phone And Car Found
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    WKRN News 2     MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The search has intensified for a missing Manchester mother last seen at her place of employment in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County, earlier this week. Elizabeth Brooke Roberts, 30, was last seen around 11 a.m. Monday at the Harper’s Point Apartments on John R. Rice Boulevard where she works […]

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  • Design Vs. Insanity
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    We sat down with Brian Mabin of Xccelerated Fitness Concepts to hear some “real talk” about fitness and he had one thing on his mind: the excuses people make when attempting to “get in shape.” Design – a plan, purpose, blueprint, or map. Insanity – Doing the same thing again and again expecting a different result […]

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  • Murfreesboro Detective Receives Crime Stoppers Award
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    Detective Tommy Massey was recently recognized at the Rutherford County Crime Stoppers annual awards ceremony. Detective Massey was selected to represent the Murfreesboro Police Department as the Crime Stoppers Officer of the Year because of his involvement in two cold case homicide investigations. Massey’s supervisor credits him with uncovering new leads and witnesses, improving the […]

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  • Aggravated Assault In Walmart Parking Lot
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      Report details incident on 5/22/2014 – Edited for only anonymity of suspects and safety of officers involved.   CHARGES FILED:  Aggravated Assault On 7/22/14 at 1735 hours, Officer A responded to 2900 S. Rutherford Blvd (Walmart) in reference to an armed subject. While en route, dispatch advised that a black female, later identified (and […]

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  • States Says Specialty Plate “Too Vulgar”
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    From WKRN News 2 Nashville  WKRN News 2   MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -A Murfreesboro woman was denied a personalized license plate because the state of Tennessee interpreted her message as inappropriate.When Whitney Calk, a self-proclaimed animal lover and animal advocate for PETA, moved to Tennessee three years ago, she applied for a plate that would declare her love […]

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  • Owners Seek Stolen Truck
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    Have you seen this truck?  This truck was stolen Saturday night from the Chapel Hill tractor pull.     “Could you guys PLEASE post this to your page?!! This truck was stolen Saturday night from the Chapel Hill tractor pull. It belongs to my cousin’s fiancé. There was police reports filed and it has been […]

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  • Dog Bites Man Taking Out The Trash
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    Report details incident on 7/21/14 – Edited for only anonymity of suspects and safety of officers involved. CHARGES FILED:  Animal Bite   On July 21, 2014 at approximately 0747 Officer A was dispatched to [ADDRESS OMITTED] in response to an animal bite. Upon arrival the officer made contact with the complainant (referred to here as Man […]

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  • Program Needs Mentors For Scholars
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      The City of Murfreesboro is supporting a partnership between the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and tnAchieves, www.tnachieves.org, with a public campaign to help increase higher education opportunities for Tennessee public high school students. Beginning this academic year, there is a need to register mentors to assist high school seniors with navigating the process of […]

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  • Tennessee Ranked 36th, Improves Kids Count Ranking
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    Tennessee ranks 36 this year in the annual Kids Count National Data Book ranking on child well being. It’s still in the bottom half of the country, but it’s up three notches from its 2013 ranking. And the state is among the top five in the country showing the biggest improvements in overall rankings. More […]

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  • PSA Produced by City TV for TN Promise Campaign
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    The City of Murfreesboro is supporting a partnership between the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and tnAchieves, www.tnahcieves.org, with a public campaign to help increase higher education opportunities for Tennessee public high school students. Beginning this academic year, there is a need to register mentors to assist high school seniors with navigating the process of […]

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  • Murfreesboro Veteran’s One Man Protest
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    You may not know local military veteran Douglas Smith but you might have seen him – and his sign – around town in Murfreesboro. Mr. Smith sustained injuries at the Murfreesboro VA Hospital in September of 2012 due to an attack while working as a nurse helping other veterans. The attack led to multiple serious […]

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  • Motorcycle rider killed in Murfreesboro crash
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    From WKRN News 2 Nashville  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - A man died late Sunday night in a fatal motorcycle crash in Murfreesboro. It happened between 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. at Halls Hill Pike and Adams Lane. Officials on scene told News 2 the man left the roadway and crashed. No other vehicles were involved and […]

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  • Local team wins national softball title
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    The Easton Speed 02 from Murfreesboro are national champions. The softball team, made up of girls from all over Middle Tennessee, competed in this weekend’s United States Specialty Sports Association 11U national fast-pitch tournament in Kissimmee, Florida. The team defeated the Cobras from Worth County, Georgia 9-2 Saturday afternoon to claim the national title. The […]

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  • City Construction Projects for July 20 through July 26
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    Joe B Jackson Pkwy Construction Project (I-24 and S Church Street)  Expected Lane Closures:  Monday through Friday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm:  Traffic on Joe B Jackson Pkwy between S Church Street and County Farm Road is shifted to the south side and the contractor will be working on the north side.  Sidewalk, base stone […]

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  • Stranger of the day – Trae
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    Trae. Happiest time of your life? “I’d have to say just partying. I’m young now, I’m only 21. Also, when I used to play basketball. I used to win championships, that would be the happiest time of my life.” That took a lot of commitment. “Yeah.” What would you say has been the toughest time […]

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