Sam Davis Home Staff earn Award

The Murfreesboro Post, August 17, 2017 Sam Davis Home associates and Tennessee State Legislature admirers of Tiffany Johnson were able to surprise her August 7 with House Joint Resolution 523, recognizing Johnson for her work at the Sam Davis Home. Reps. Tim Rudd, Charles Sargent, Tim Wirgau, Dawn White, Bryan…

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A view from the Top (Murfreesboro’s City Center)

Frank Caperton, The Rutherford County Historical Society, August 18, 2012 I was invited and honored to take a tour of the ‘penthouse’ atop Murfreesboro’s City Center.  Hard to believe the 16-story City Center was completed in 1988 at a height of (approximately) 180 feet. Erin Edgemon, The Murfreesboro Post, April…

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“Bridge Over Broad”

Many thanks to the Middle Tennessee Drone Pilots for sharing these wonderful pics from this weekend’s closure of Old Fort Pkwy. and Broad Street – a 60,000-car-a-day intersection… Please give Middle Tennessee Drone Pilots a ‘like’ at http://www.facebook.com/mtdptn/

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How the Greenway got its Start

Sally Smith, MTSU Intern, Albert Gore Research Center, July 7, 2017 With the May 18th announcement of an extension of the Murfreesboro Greenway System toward Barfield Park, it is an appropriate time to reflect on the 1980 environmental statement that would contribute to the construction of Murfreesboro’s thirteen miles of Greenway.…

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Jackson Brothers Chevrolet Ad from 1973

Longtime Rutherford County Historian Ernie Johns left a treasure of old issues of the Daily News Journal to the RCHS.  I found this ad from Jackson Brothers Chevrolet in an insert titled ‘The Mini Page’, July 1, 1973.

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Buck Dancer is Honored

Nancy DeGennaro, The Daily News Journal, July 2, 2017 Local man receives highest honor for folk arts World champion buck dancer Thomas Maupin was milking one of his goats when he got a call from Washington, D.C., that made his heart swell. He’d been named a recipient of the 2017…

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