NewsRadio WGNS will have continuous reporting from the rally events in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville. Continue to check this article for updates.
We have placed a link, that was shared on the City of Murfreesboro's official Twitter page, with a YouTube live stream of the downtown square.
As the courthouse clock chimed one, police began to search everyone who entered the Murfreesboro public square.
The organizers of the White Lives Matter rally announced shortly after 3pm they were cancelling the event in Murfreesboro.
No injuries were reported, and no damages occurred during a rally Saturday in downtown Murfreesboro.
"For safety reasons, backpacks, purses and other bags will not be allowed into the rally Saturday in downtown Murfreesboro," said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Murfreesboro Interim Police Chief Michael Bowen. Everyone will be searched prior to entering square...
Some businesses that are located in historic buildings on the Murfreesboro square are boarding up to protect those structures from possible vandalism. Some are even hiring armed security.
Local businesses like Shacklett's Photography on the historic Rutherford County square are concerned about negative outcomes on Saturday as a rally draws near.
Several events are being canceled and businesses closing due to the White Lives Matter rally and expected counter protest in downtown Murfreesboro this weekend.
The City of Murfreesboro Police Department and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office will partner with federal, state, and other local law enforcement agencies to ensure the constitutional rights and safety of citizens at an event, Saturday, October 28 in downtown Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland along with several of the community's religious leaders are coming together to denounce the planned Saturday "White Lives Matter" rally.
The rally that will take place on the Murfreesboro square this coming Saturday is gaining more and more attention of law enforcement and local leaders.
The local leader of the NAACP is encouraging citizens of Rutherford County to steer clear of a planned weekend White Lives Matter rally and expected counter protest.
Former Rutherford County Sheriff Truman Jones feels confident local law enforcement will have a detailed plan to keep citizens safe during the Saturday "White Lives Matter" rally.
Add Murfreesboro to what may be a growing number of "White Lives Matter" rallies across Tennessee.
The white nationalist group, League of the South, is planning a demonstration October 28th in nearby Shelbyville to bring attention to the recent church shooting in Antioch.
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