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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
Town Creek in Murfreesboro that travels underground via a concrete culvert will soon be unearthed and a walkway along the creek will be constructed.
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.
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.
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.
The title again this year will be: "Fan Fair in the 'Boro" with a country-western theme, according to Rick Thornton, president.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
"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..."
Lunch will be provided by Walmart and the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield.
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.
Stones River Center cares for 80 Intellectually Disabled adults, with 10 group homes and a day program site in the Murfreesboro area.
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.
On Saturday, September 6th, The Avenue Murfreesboro will host the annual Taste of Hope in support of the Primary Care and Hope Clinic.
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.
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...
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.
Youngsters of all ages enjoyed the Stones River recently during a Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. Dept. Boat Day.
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.
Scouting and other youth groups are invited to place flags on more than 7,000 headstones in Stones River National Cemetery.
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…
The documentary, produced by Communications Specialist Michael Nevills, details the Battle of Stones River and its role on the outcome of the Civil War.
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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