Forrest Hall Vandalized

Forrest Hall Vandalized, NewsChannel5, May 8, 2017 MURFREESBORO, TN – A controversial building on Middle Tennessee State University’s campus was vandalized with spray paint. MTSU police say the Forrest Hall Army ROTC building was vandalized Friday morning.  Someone covered up the name of the building with black spray paint, and…

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North Highland Avenue may get 91 town homes

Scott Broden, the Daily News Journal, May 3, 2017 North Highland Avenue may be adding 91 town homes on 11.6 acres between the future Murfreesboro Police Headquarters across the street and the Oaklands Mansion area. The Murfreesboro Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on rezoning for the proposed town…

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Former MTSU football head coach Bill Peck dies

Aldo Amato, The Dail y News Journal, April 24, 2017 MURFREESBORO — Former MTSU football coach William Bethule “Bill” Peck died on Saturday, MTSU announced. Peck, the tenth football coach in program history, died at age 90, the school announced in a news release. Peck led the Blue Raiders from 1970 to 1974…

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World War I commemorative display at Linebaugh Public Library

The Murfreesboro Post, April 3, 2017 Linebaugh Public Library will host a month-long display to honor the service of Rutherford County residents who served in World War I, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the war on April 6, 1917. Artifacts of long-time resident Lawrence J.…

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Science Hill, Stewarts Creek churches pre-date Civil War

Susan Harber, The Daily News Journal, April 3, 2017 My favorite study is the research of olden Rutherford County churches that have stood tall during both triumph and struggle.  Today, we will explore the primitive history of two churches that are thriving over a span of nearly two centuries.  Science…

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