Rutherford County community leader Dr. George Smith dies

Scott Broden, The Daily News Journal, March 24, 2018 For more than 30 years, Dr. George Smith devoted his time to securing scholarship funds for high-achieving black students in Rutherford County. Smith died Friday after an illness. An active member of the community, he gave his time to the Murfreesboro…

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2018 Show & Tell at Carriage Lane Reception House

Monday, March 19, 2018, Carriage Lane Reception House, Murfreesboro, TN We may have set a new attendance record for 2018 Show & Tell!  more than 50 local historians shared some of the most interesting artifacts you can imagine. Soda bottles, washing machine, dental instruments – even ‘hair wreaths’. A little…

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Geographic Center of Tennessee interview with Greg Tucker

Frank Caperton, Rutherford County Historical Society, February 26, 2018 NCTC (www.nctc.com), based in Lafayette, Tennessee, has been providing communication services in the upper plateau of Tennessee for more than 66 years. Recently Barry Hiett of NCTC contact me regarding shooting a short video about the geographic center of Tennessee, aka, the…

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Murfreesboro City Council picks developer for historic church project

Scott Broden, The Daily News Journal, February 22, 2018 Murfreesboro officials favored the $1.8 million offer from Murfreesboro Investment Group Thursday to redevelop the historic former First United Methodist Church into restaurant, hotel, condos, offices and shops. “I would lean toward us narrowing the cut to one and start(ing) the…

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Boutique Hotel, Condos, Retail-Office Space Downtown

WGNS Radio, February 22, 2018     The Murfreesboro City Council met Thursday night (2/22/2018), and it appears that the growing historic district is on the way to getting luxury downtown condos, a boutique hotel along with retail and office space. The council is favoring a proposal by Murfreesboro Development…

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