The History of Commerce Union Bank of Rutherford County

Commerce Union Bank, once located at the present day Bank of America, 120 East Main Street, Murfreesboro, Tennessee, produced a booklet in 1980, written by Dr. Bob Corlew, dean of the School of Liberal Arts at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Corlew was also a leading member of the Rutherford…

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Skatecenter of Murfreesboro

Daily News Journal, March 31, 1989 Mid-State Roller Rink began operation in Rutherford County on April 1, 1955. It was located on Lascassas Hwy. (now the Old Lascassas Hwy.) in a 5,000 square foot building located at the intersection of Northfield Blvd and Old Lascassas Hwy. One June 6, 1960,…

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Rutherford painfully aware of heritage

John McGlone, The Daily News Journal, March 31, 1989 Commentary from Dr. John McGlone, Middle Tennessee State University Southerners are acutely – sometimes painfully – aware of their heritage, and Rutherford Countians are no exception. The 30th century is often perceived as too crowded, fast-paced, stressful and less genteel, while…

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Happy 200th Anniversary: Bradley’s Creek Baptist

May 15, 2019, WGNS Radio This coming Sunday (5/19/2019) is a day that will long be remembered by the congregation at Bradley Creek Baptist Church in the Lascassas community. That flock celebrates a major milestone, a special 1:00 o’clock afternoon service is planned to celebrate their bicentennial. Their historic structure…

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Campus School Celebrates 90-Years THIS Tuesday

April 13, 2019, WGNS Radio (MURFREESBORO) Campus School celebrates its 90-year legacy from 4:00 until 6:00PM this coming Tuesday (4/16/2019) afternoon. Homer Pittard Campus School is located at 923 East Lytle Street, directly across Middle Tennessee Boulevard from MTSU. Former Principal and Friends of Campus School President Dr. Rita King…

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