County Courthouse improvement estimated at $563K

Scott Broden, The Daily News Journal, January 27, 2019 Landscapers started the initial work Saturday for an improvement project of the historic Rutherford County Courthouse, Mayor Bill Ketron said. ‘We’re just trying to make the Courthouse what she should be, the beautiful place that everybody respects and kind of one…

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Monkey Woman Bridge, June 15, 1957

The Daily News Journal, June 15, 1957 You know, local history it is truly rewarding. Just today, we were browsing through the June 15, 1957 edition of the Daily News Journal and came across an article regarding ‘Monkey Woman Bridge’ as it stood on Almaville Road in 1957. The bridge…

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Tank ‘N’ Tummy

Frank Caperton, January 2, 2019 Who remembers the ‘Tank ‘N’ Tummy’, later the Huddle House at the Buchanan Road Exit and I-24?

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1972 Polk Hotel Ad

The Daily News Journal, October 3, 1972 The James K. Polk Hotel operated at 200 East Main Street, current site of SunTrust bank, from 1927 till razed in 1977.

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