A Celebration of the Community of Cemetery

How many of realize there was a thriving community located on present day Stones River National Battlefield?  How many of us realize this community, known as ‘Cemetery’ was created by freed slaves after the Civil War? Yes, a Freedmen’s community known as Cemetery emerged on the landscape where the Battle…

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WGNS Radio turns 70 years old!

(Editor’s note from Frank Caperton): No one who is a bigger fan of WGNS Radio than me.  I moved to Murfreesboro in 1984 and instantly fell for the sounds of the 50’s and 60’s coming from 1450AM.  I learned how WGNS Radio contributes to the sense of community we’ve all…

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Daylighting of Murfreesboro’s Town Creek to begin Summer, 2017

WGNS Radio (www.wgnsradio.com), December 16, 2016 The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to authorize Griggs & Maloney Engineering to conduct planning and design phase of “daylighting” Town Creek from Murfree Springs to South Church Street. Phase 1 of the Town Creek remediation project would not exceed $128,550. Construction could begin…

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Oaklands Candlelight Tour of Homes was a Hit

Sunday, December 4, 2016 Last night saw approximately 250 visitors to the Ransom School House as part of the 33rd Oaklands Candlelight Tour of Homes.  All were warmly greeted, serenaded with Christmas carols by the Middle Tennessee Christian School choir; many visitors left as brand new members of the Rutherford…

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Rutherford County Christmas Tree Lighting

Call it what you will but the Christmas tree lighting at the historic Rutherford County Courthouse is magical.  To see thousands of citizens from our community gather around our 1859 Courthouse, sing carols, enjoy local business around the Square and come together as – wait, here’s that term again –…

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