Birthplace for Sam Davis up for sale

Nancy Degennaro, The Daily News Journal, October 1, 2018 Although the Sam Davis Home at 1399 Sam Davis Road in Smyrna is a more identifiable site, Sherry Maraschiello lives on the property where the Civil War boy hero was born. And the property even has ties to ‘Wizard of Oz’…

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Dr. ‘Seatbelt’ Honored

WGNS Radio, September 24, 2018 The late Dr. Robert Sanders, local pediatrician, was honored at 1:30 Monday (9/24/2018) afternoon with a Tennessee Historical Marker unveiled at the Rutherford County Health Department, where he served as director for a quarter of a century. He became known as “Dr. Seat Belt”, as…

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Patterson Park to celebrate namesake at 15th anniversary

Scott Broden, The Daily News Journal, August 17, 2018 Patterson Park Community Center will honor its namesake dentist when it celebrates the 15th anniversary of the expanded recreation center Saturday. “He was a servant leader to the community,” said Gloria Bonner, a retired Middle Tennessee State University administrator.  As a…

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New State Museum to Open in October

WGNS Radio, August 14, 2018 The Tennessee State Museum is scheduled to open to the public on Thursday, October 4, 2018 at its new location on the corner of Rosa Parks Blvd. and Jefferson Street at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Grand opening events will take place throughout the weekend.…

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Oaklands Mansion Summer Party

Oaklands Mansion’s Summer Party is an annual fundraiser benefiting the educational programs and preservation on the mansion.  Guests enjoy live music, dinner and dancing with friends and members of the community.           To support Oaklands’ mission, visit www.oaklandsmansion.org.   SHOW MORE          

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Old Milton Country Store gets new owners

Patsy B. Weiler, The Daily News Journal, July 30, 2018 Earlier this year, when Alanna and Phillip Vaught began thinking about a venue for their son Jess Michael’s third birthday in December, they never imagined a six-figure price tag for his party place. The couple’s little boy’s special day is…

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Scooter’s Deli, 1970

Carol Robertson White, Rutherford County Historical Society, July 19, 2018 Daily News Journal, July 1, 1970 Scooter’s Deli was located on the corner of Memorial and West Clark, later to become Deli Junction. From Clyde McClaran:  “Was also to become Tom Thumb (c1975) and the Pop Shoppe (c1978) prior to…

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