May 21, 1908 Goldstein’s ad

May 21, 1908, ‘The News Banner’, Murfreesboro, Tennessee The ‘News Banner’ was in business in Murfreesboro from 1899-1931.  The News Banner was formed when The Murfreesboro News and the Independent Banner merged in 1899.  

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The Peddler

Sadie Fowler, VIP Murfreesboro, September 5, 2018 More than 45 years ago two local women put their heads together to talk business, and what unfolded has been a Murfreesboro icon ever since — it’s called The Peddler, for short. Jane Jones and Mary Ann Richardson, both Rutherford County natives, met…

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Office space study for the Square splits commission

Scott Broden, The Daily News Journal, March 17, 2017 A divided Rutherford County Commission approved a $50,000 planning study Thursday to evaluate existing government offices in the downtown Square area of Murfreesboro. Commissioner Charlie Baum was among those in the minority of a 12-7 vote that authorizes the county to…

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Murfreesboro City Hall

Page 13, ‘Pictures and the Stories they Tell’, by Frank Caperton and Susan Daniel, 2008 The old Murfreesboro City Hall and Fire Hall was located on the corner of South Church and Vine Street till razed in the early 1940’s to make way for the expansion of Murfreesboro’s Goldstein’s Department Store.…

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