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Two Kayakers Found Safe Sunday Evening
Two Kayakers Found Safe Sunday Evening

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Swift Water Rescue team along with Rutherford County Special Operations Dive Rescue safely rescues a father and daughter who became stranded after dark while kayaking on the Stones River Sunday, Oct. 20.

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Mercury in Local Fish from the East Fork Stones River Result in Advisory from State
Mercury in Local Fish from the East Fork Stones River Result in Advisory from State

The advisory is the result of fish tissue sampling at multiple stations in the summer and fall of 2018, which indicated that in species such as smallmouth bass and largemouth bass, mercury trigger points recommended by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Food and Drug Administration are being exceeded.

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Current J. Percy Priest Lake Discharge Rate Could Fill Olympic Sized Pool Every 7 Seconds
Current J. Percy Priest Lake Discharge Rate Could Fill Olympic Sized Pool Every 7 Seconds

At the J. Percy Priest lake that is fueled by the Stones River out of Murfreesboro and into Smyrna and Nashville, the Dam is discharging water at a rate of 11,140 cubic feet per second. At such a release rate, the lake flowing through the dam could fill an Olympic size swimming pool every 7 seconds.

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Possible Land Swap in the Mix for New Road in Murfreesboro Gateway Zone
Possible Land Swap in the Mix for New Road in Murfreesboro Gateway Zone

Original plans focused on a roadway directly next to New Vision Baptist Church, which the Vanderbilt pediatric clinic will be behind. However, a small swap of land with the Stones River Battlefield...

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156th Anniversary Programs at Stones River National Battlefield
156th Anniversary Programs at Stones River National Battlefield

Stones River National Battlefield will host a series of programs to commemorate the 156th anniversary of the Battle of Stones River from December 26, 2018 through January 2, 2019.

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Rania Malak Saleb Gaber Drowned Sunday Night In Smyrna
Rania Malak Saleb Gaber Drowned Sunday Night In Smyrna

A Sunday evening family cookout ended in tragedy when a 23-year old Smyrna woman drowned at the Jefferson Springs Recreation area on the Stones River.

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Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield Open House
Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield Open House

Thursday, June 23, 2017 saw a gathering of forty fans of Rutherford County's Stones River National Battlefield celebrating the accomplishments of the 'Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield' over the past year.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $27.5 Million in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $27.5 Million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 346,213 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2016 spent $20.2 million in communities near the park.

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Stones River Manor building major addition
Stones River Manor building major addition

Stones River Manor is in the midst of a major addition. Mike Gann with the manor told WGNS about the new addition that is currently under construction...

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Stones River Mall presents Kids Club: Princess & Superhero Party on Feb. 25
Stones River Mall presents Kids Club: Princess & Superhero Party on Feb. 25

Children are invited to don their favorite princess or superhero costume during this magical event, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, in Center Court.

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The unearthing of a Creek in Murfreesboro Confirmed
The unearthing of a Creek in Murfreesboro Confirmed

Town Creek in Murfreesboro that travels underground via a concrete culvert will soon be unearthed and a walkway along the creek will be constructed.

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Stones River Mall to host Kids Club: Habitat Build on June 25
Stones River Mall to host Kids Club: Habitat Build on June 25

Local shoppers at Stones River Mall are invited to attend "Kids Club: Habitat Build" from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, in the parking lot behind Shoe Carnival and Versona during Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity's Community Build event being held in the same location.

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Stones River National Battlefield offers lantern tours
Stones River National Battlefield offers lantern tours

The Stones River National Battlefield offers lantern tours of the Stones River National Cemetery during the summer months, with the next tour scheduled for June 18 at 7:45 p.m.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20.6 Million in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20.6 Million in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that nearly 265,000 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2015 spent $15.2 Million in communities near the park. That spending supported 242 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20.6 Million.

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Seventh Annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner
Seventh Annual Celebrity Waiters Dinner

The title again this year will be: "Fan Fair in the 'Boro" with a country-western theme, according to Rick Thornton, president.

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Stones River Mall, Doggie's Day Out present OpEd with donations
Stones River Mall, Doggie's Day Out present OpEd with donations

Christmas came early for Operation Education Animal Rescue, when Stones River Mall and Doggie's Day Out presented the group with cash donations and more than 60 bags of dog food.

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Free Programs in October about Rutherford County's role in our nations history
Free Programs in October about Rutherford County's role in our nations history

From prehistoric hunters through the horrors of the Civil War to the change and growth of our more recent past, the stories we share help define us as a community

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History: The Stones River Battlefield in Murfreesboro
History: The Stones River Battlefield in Murfreesboro

The Pioneer Brigade was formed by Maj. Gen. W.S. Rosecrans who detailed two men from each company of infantry in the Army of the Cumberland.

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MTSU's Huber will speak May 24 at Stones River Battlefield Memorial Day event
MTSU's Huber will speak May 24 at Stones River Battlefield Memorial Day event

Retired Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber, MTSU's senior adviser for veterans and leadership initiatives, will be speaking during the 1:30 p.m. Sunday, May 24, Stones River National Battlefield and Cemetery events to commemorate Memorial Day.

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Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20,660,500 in Economic Benefits
Tourism to Stones River National Battlefield creates $20,660,500 in Economic Benefits

A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 272,500 visitors to Stones River National Battlefield in 2014 spent $15,282,000 in communities near the park. That spending supported 246 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $20,660,000.

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City of Murfreesboro wants your input - Send email or be at meeting
City of Murfreesboro wants your input - Send email or be at meeting

The City of Murfreesboro will conduct a neighborhood public meeting in the library at Cason Lane Academy, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., to provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed Spence Creek Watershed Study.

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The Stones River Chamber Players to conclude the season Monday
The Stones River Chamber Players to conclude the season Monday

The Stones River Chamber Players, MTSU's ensemble in residence, will conclude their 2014-15 season with a free public concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 6...

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SOLD: Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro
SOLD: Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro

Sterling Organization, a vertically integrated private equity real estate investment firm headquartered in Palm Beach, FL, has announced the acquisition of Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro, TN...

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Stones River Manor celebrates their 38th anniversary
Stones River Manor celebrates their 38th anniversary

At the time, the facility was Murfreesboro's first home for the elderly, and later became the first licensed assisted living facility in Rutherford County.

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Special Halloween called
Special Halloween called "Mall-O-Ween" in Murfreesboro at Stones River Mall

"Because our Mall-O-Ween event was such a hit last year, we've decided to expand it by adding Treat Stations throughout the Mall..."

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Help clean the Stones River National Battlefield and Old Fort Park
Help clean the Stones River National Battlefield and Old Fort Park

Lunch will be provided by Walmart and the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield.

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Take the fascinating journey into the Civil War via The Legacy of Stones River
Take the fascinating journey into the Civil War via The Legacy of Stones River

Commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Murfreesboro by exploring the conflicting emotions of Southerners at the outset of the conflict and the destruction caused by four years of war.

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Stones River Center Recognizing Direct Support Professionals Appreciation Week: September 7-13, 2014

Stones River Center cares for 80 Intellectually Disabled adults, with 10 group homes and a day program site in the Murfreesboro area.

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WARNING: No swimming above the Sportsman's Club dam in Murfreesboro as Work Begins
WARNING: No swimming above the Sportsman's Club dam in Murfreesboro as Work Begins

Work will require siphoning to lower water levels and rock blasting to bore holes in the affected area. Residents need to be advised that the water level above the dam will be too shallow for diving and swimming.

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Volunteers Needed for Taste of Hope in Murfreesboro
Volunteers Needed for Taste of Hope in Murfreesboro

On Saturday, September 6th, The Avenue Murfreesboro will host the annual Taste of Hope in support of the Primary Care and Hope Clinic. 

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National Parks locations in Murfreesboro and Tennessee are very popular
National Parks locations in Murfreesboro and Tennessee are very popular

They are some of Tennessee’s most pristine areas, and a new study shows National Parks are not just great places to spend the day but also major drivers of the local economy.

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Participate in a Real Pep Rally and more at Stones River Mall on Aug. 2nd
Participate in a Real Pep Rally and more at Stones River Mall on Aug. 2nd

Get back-to-school in style during Stones River Mall’s fashionable event from noon-5 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 2. Kick off the event in Center Court with a Pep Rally...

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Courthouse clock being painted - History of the Rutherford County Courthouse
Courthouse clock being painted - History of the Rutherford County Courthouse

If you have driven past the historic Rutherford County Courthouse in recent days, you have probably noticed the workers on the top of the clock. The courthouse clock is being painted. 

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Did you attend BOAT DAY on the Stones River in Murfreesboro?
Did you attend BOAT DAY on the Stones River in Murfreesboro?

Youngsters of all ages enjoyed the Stones River recently during a Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. Dept. Boat Day. 

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WHAT? The Removal of the Browns Mill Dam in Lascassas?
WHAT? The Removal of the Browns Mill Dam in Lascassas?

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be hosting a public information session in regard to the Browns Mill Dam removal and river access located on the East Fork of the Stones River in Rutherford County.

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7,000 American Flags to be Placed at Headstones in the Stones River National Battlefield
7,000 American Flags to be Placed at Headstones in the Stones River National Battlefield

Scouting and other youth groups are invited to place flags on more than 7,000 headstones in Stones River National Cemetery.

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Dead body found in Lytle Creek in Murfreesboro on Monday near West Main St.
Dead body found in Lytle Creek in Murfreesboro on Monday near West Main St.

A dead body was found around noon on Monday in Murfreesboro on West Main Street near the CSX railroad tracks. Sgt. Kyle Evans with the Murfreesboro Police Department stated…

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City of Murfreesboro TV Station Wins Award for Stones River National Battlefield Documentary
City of Murfreesboro TV Station Wins Award for Stones River National Battlefield Documentary

The documentary, produced by Communications Specialist Michael Nevills, details the Battle of Stones River and its role on the outcome of the Civil War. 

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Stones River Manor in Murfreesboro Receives Award
Stones River Manor in Murfreesboro Receives Award

Stones River Manor was presented with SeniorAdvisor’s Award of  Excellence for receiving consistently high ratings from residents and their families in 2013.

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Stones River Battlefield Sees Large Crowd as Reenactors Hit the Fields in Murfreesboro
Stones River Battlefield Sees Large Crowd as Reenactors Hit the Fields in Murfreesboro
The park drew a sizeable crowd as actors playing the role of troops in the midst of a battle set up tents, fired weapons and forged for food. 
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Murfreesboro Firefighters Fight Stones River Apartment Fire
Murfreesboro Firefighters Fight Stones River Apartment Fire
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 1, 2, and 9 responded to an apartment fire at 205 Warrior Drive (Stones River Apartments) around 11:30 Thursday morning.
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Special Event Remembering the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War - Focusing on Murfreesboro
Special Event Remembering the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War - Focusing on Murfreesboro
The Rutherford County Historical Society will hold an annual banquet and wine tasting party in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War on Saturday night. 
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Special Event This Weekend at Stones River Battlefield
Special Event This Weekend at Stones River Battlefield
Stones River National Battlefield will present living history demonstrations featuring the Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, CSA on Saturday and Sunday - November 2-3, 2013.  
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Chili Cook-Off at Stones River Mall Was Spicy Fun on Tuesday!
Chili Cook-Off at Stones River Mall Was Spicy Fun on Tuesday!
The Chili Cook-Off at the Stones River Mall on Tuesday was a great success. Students from MTSU and families from throughout Rutherford County had a blast!
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Who Won The
Who Won The "BEST OF" At the Taste of Stones River?
More than forty restaurants and vendors took part in the seventh annual Taste of Stones River held on Saturday, August 24 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the Belk parking lot of The Avenue Murfreesboro. Who won the "BEST OF" Events? 
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7.9% Increase in Tourist Spending in Rutherford County
7.9% Increase in Tourist Spending in Rutherford County
Tourism is big business in Rutherford County. According to figures recently released by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the U.S. Travel Association, the county saw an increase of 7.93% in tourist spending from 2011 to 2012.
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The Taste of Stones River is Later This Month
On Saturday, August 24th, The Avenue Murfreesboro will host the seventh annual Taste of Stones River from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in support of the Primary Care and Hope Clinic. 
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Extended Hours at Stones River Mall on Tax Free Weekend!
Stones River Mall will offer extended hours during Tax-Free Weekend. Shoppers can visit the mall from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday.
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