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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Jack Daniel’s and Black History Month

Fawn Weaver, The Daily News Journal, February 4, 2018 Black History Month is about honoring the great African- American men and women who came before us. It is also a great time to honor the honorable men and women who stood beside us when they could have turned their backs…

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2017 – What an Exciting Year!

Frank Caperton, President, Rutherford County Historical Society Hello Local Historians! Wow – has 2017 been a great year for the Rutherford County Historical Society or what!  Our growth has been unprecedented with the addition of more than 100 memberships.  Our ‘Coffee & Conversation’ each Saturday morning continues to be well…

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Rutherford County Historian Greg Tucker talks of December 1946

Rutherford County Historian Greg Tucker gives a brief ‘history lesson’ each month at the Murfreesboro (Tennessee) City Council meeting. Movies were closed on Sundays in 1946.  That is till the returning vets convinced the Princess and the Roxy otherwise. Young & Ogles Lumber Yard, Ransom Cotton Gin and Murfreesboro Electric…

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