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Where & When?


Q: Where and when was this picture taken? A: This is Camille Atherton and Jane Howard and the photo was published originally in the 1925 annual ... Read More »

Where & When?

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Q: Where and when did this building stand here in Murfreesboro?   A: This is the old First Baptist Church. What an amazing structure; or at ... Read More »

Think You Know Murfreesboro?


Q: The current Rutherford County Courthouse, built in ______, is one of only six antebellum courthouses surviving in Tennessee A: 1859 Our current courthouse is the third ... Read More »

In A Van Down By The …City Garage?

Police Report

Report details incident on 8/12/14 – names have been omitted for the safety of officers and suspects involvd.  CHARGES FILED: Theft Under $500 Vandalism Under ... Read More »

Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center

City of Murfreesboro Tennessee

Bradley Academy Museum offers a place to learn about Murfreesboro in the 1800’s, the legacy of African American education in Rutherford County, and the importance ... Read More »

Murfreesboro Nanny Gets Scammed


Report details incident on 8/6/14 – names have been omitted for the safety of suspects and officers involved. CHARGES FILED: Fraud Theft Over $1000 Victim ... Read More »

Vehicle Fire Leads To Threats On An Officer

Police Report

Report details incident on 8/13/14 – names have been omitted for the safety of officers and suspects involved. CHARGES FILED: Disorderly Conduct On 8/13/14 Officer ... Read More »

School safety expert teaches how to prevent school murders


Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officers trained with U.S. Army (Retired) Col. Dave Grossman, who has written books about school safety. In his lecture, Col. ... Read More »

Murfreesboro’s Police Chief Awarded Top Law Enforcement Honor


The Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police recently held its 2014 Annual Conference in Chattanooga this past Friday evening. This year’s Joe Casey Award went ... Read More »

Semis collide on I-24 closed in Murfreesboro, snarl traffic


  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Two semis collided on Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro early Wednesday morning, causing major traffic delays for thousands of commuters. The wreck ... Read More »

Lillie Victory obituary

Woodfin Funeral Chapel Murfreesboro

Lillie Victory, age 68 of Smyrna died Tuesday August 12, 2014. She was a native of Smyrna and was preceded in death by her parents, ... Read More »

Xccelerated Fitness Concepts: 2 Weeks Free

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Our Friend Brian Mabin with Xccelerated Fitness Concepts is offering 10 of his “Six Pack Starter Kits” for HALF the normal price. For more information ... Read More »

Ribbon Cutting for Stonecrest Subdivison

Ribbon Cutting for Stonecrest Subdivison

Congratulations to Stonecrest Subdivision for their ribbon cutting on Tuesday, August 12 at 10:00am.  Stonecrest Subdivision is located at 916 Brigade Loop (From I-24, take Exit ... Read More »

John H Riggs obituary

Woodfin Funeral Chapel Murfreesboro

John H Riggs, age 88 of Murfreesboro died August 11, 2014 at his home. He was a native of Murfreesboro and was the son of ... Read More »

Vicious Attack At Stones River Mall

Police Report

Report details incident on 8/11/14 – names have been omitted to to protect the officers and suspects involved.  CHARGES FILED:  Assault Vandalism Under $500 On ... Read More »

Ford of Murfreesboro Advocate for Change in Our Community


Ford of Murfreesboro recently collected supplies for United Way’s third annual Stuff the Bus event. “Ford of Murfreesboro is honored and willing to have helped ... Read More »

12-year-old warns of dieting app after collapsing

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WKRN News 2   MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - A Murfreesboro middle school student learned the hard way that not all information on the Internet can be ... Read More »

New Residents Get Threats…From Their Moving Company?


Report details incident on 8/11/14 – names have been omitted for the safety of officers and suspects involved.  CHARGES FILED:  Threats/Harassment On 8/11/14 the victim ... Read More »

Pink Chevy Flees From Police…Doesn’t Get Far

Police Report

Report details incident on 8/3/14 – names have been omitted for the safety of officers and suspects involved.    CHARGES FILED:  Leaving The Scene Of ... Read More »

‘Adventures in Murphy’s Burrow’ August episode on the air

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – “Adventures in Murphy’s Burrow,” an educational adventure for children and adults to learn about the City of Murfreesboro and its cultural and historical ... Read More »

MFRD Personnel Receive City’s STARS Award


Four Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department personnel received the City’s STARS (Succeeding Through Attitudes Reflecting Service Excellence) Award at the City Council meeting on Thursday, ... Read More »

City Attorney writes letter on replacing council seat vacancy


MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The City Attorney has written a letter to the City Council on filling the vacancy of City Council member Toby Gilley following Gilley’s ... Read More »

1 killed in Rutherford County shooting


RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. - One person was killed in a shooting Monday night in Rutherford County. It happened after 10 p.m. on Amerson Court in ... Read More »

Actor Robin Williams found dead inside home


Actor Robin Williams was found dead inside his California home Monday. Authorities were called to the 63-year-old man’s home just before Noon. Williams was last seen alive ... Read More »

Mom provides alcohol to minors at son’s birthday party


A Murfreesboro woman was arrested Saturday after police say she provided alcohol to minors during her son’s birthday party. Police were initially called to the ... Read More »