Plaque Placed On New Rutherford County Parking Garage

WGNS Radio, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, October 2, 2017 Last Friday (9/29/2017) a special historical marker was placed on the new Rutherford County parking garage built to accommodate the new Judicial Center.  County Historian Greg Tucker noted this was to document the historical significance that piece of land has had on Murfreesboro.…

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MTSU Faculty Spotlight: Louis Kyriakoudes, History

Freya Cartwright, September 27, 2017 Today, the Student Voice is meeting up with Dr. Louis Kyriakoudes of the history department and the Albert Gore Research Center. We’re talking college romance, the tobacco industry, and the experience of history through spoken and written records. Thanks for meeting up with the Voice!…

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Shacklett to Display Photographer’s Works

Nancy DeGennaro, The Daily News Journal, September 1, 2017 Much of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County history since since 1937 has been documented by the legendary photographer, Dick Shacklett. Shacklett’s Photography, 105 South Church Street on the Murfreesboro Public Square, will celebrate its 80th birthday this weekend with an exhibit of…

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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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