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Operation Song is helping local Veterans in Murfreesboro in a non traditional way
Operation Song is helping local Veterans in Murfreesboro in a non traditional way

Operation Song in Murfreesboro is a non-profit group that pairs professional songwriters with Veterans and their families to help them tell their stories through song. To date, Operation Song has produced more than 600 songs with Veterans of WWII to those currently serving...

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Suicide Among the Local Veteran Population
Suicide Among the Local Veteran Population

The data from 2016, which was the most recently compiled information, showed that 30.1 per 100,000 veterans committed suicide compared to 17.4 per 100,000 non veterans committing suicide.

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Coping Skills Workshop Offered in Murfreesboro
Coping Skills Workshop Offered in Murfreesboro

The FREE workshops will focus on dealing with major stressors in life. The classes are free.

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Fighting Addiction in Rutherford County, TN
Fighting Addiction in Rutherford County, TN

Derek Faulkner has a facility in Christiana with 9 beds. Renewed Life serves the men enrolled in their one-year, residential discipleship training center.

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State Offers Assistance on Finding Missing Life Insurance Policies
State Offers Assistance on Finding Missing Life Insurance Policies

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance (TDCI) reminds consumers of a life insurance claims return tool that has found $6,808,924 in life insurance benefits for Tennesseans since January.

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Murfreesboro man give home to the homeless
Murfreesboro man give home to the homeless

How involved would you become in order to see others succeed? That is a question that Murfreesboro resident David Criswell likely asked himself before giving a home to non-profit Murfreesboro Cold Patrol...

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Program in Murfreesboro helps those without an air conditioner
Program in Murfreesboro helps those without an air conditioner

The heat continues to hit Murfreesboro and Rutherford County. That being said, some of the elderly population in Rutherford County are without an air conditioner.

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Helping Others while Living with the past at age 72 - But, Not living in the past
Helping Others while Living with the past at age 72 - But, Not living in the past

In this interview Kay talked about her past child sexual abuse and how so many others on the streets suffer from the same haunted background. Ms. Kay spoke to me (Scott Walker) about the devastating impact child sex abuse has on someone as they age.

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Mental Healthcare in Rutherford County, TN
Mental Healthcare in Rutherford County, TN

Ranking as one of the country's fastest growing counties, Rutherford County faces new challenges in meeting the demand for mental health care.

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Food gift-cards for homeless in Murfreesboro at participating eatery's
Food gift-cards for homeless in Murfreesboro at participating eatery's

Pastor Scott Coy in Murfreesboro aims to give the homeless in our community a little something extra to make it through the Christmas season with a full belly. Coy stated...

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Concert in Smyrna, TN to benefit food bank in time for Christmas
Concert in Smyrna, TN to benefit food bank in time for Christmas

The entrance fee is simply a nonperishable food item to help stock the "Nourish Food Bank" before Christmas. A list of needed items is below.

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Local political organization aims to help the homeless this winter
Local political organization aims to help the homeless this winter

Democrats in our area are helping to collect 1,000 pairs of socks, 100 pairs of long johns, 1,500 hats and 100 sleeping bags. The items will be used throughout the winter season by homeless living in Rutherford County.

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A Simple $5 donation goes a long way in Murfreesboro
A Simple $5 donation goes a long way in Murfreesboro

It is amazing what a simple $5 donation can do when it is combined with other donations from people in our community.

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People Helping People: Free Food and Clothing to Those in Need in Rutherford County

"Feed My Sheep Ministries" event will be this Saturday at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church located at 111 Lytle Street.

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MTSU Students collecting food for students in need of help
MTSU Students collecting food for students in need of help

The pantry has collected more than 12,000 pounds of food since opening and has served more than 700 students who’ve found themselves in need of a decent meal but without the resources to feed themselves.

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Help paying for medication, rent and your apartment deposit is available in Rutherford County
Help paying for medication, rent and your apartment deposit is available in Rutherford County

There is help available for Rutherford County residents who are having problems making ends meet. Ann Jordan, the Director of Community Helpers, tells of a recent case...

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31-Year old Christiana woman unexpectedly passes away - You can help the family
31-Year old Christiana woman unexpectedly passes away - You can help the family

A bank account has been opened in the name of a 31-year old woman who unexpectedly passed away this past Thursday.

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Addressing Mental Health in the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties
Addressing Mental Health in the Communities of Rutherford and Cannon Counties

With the ongoing increase in efforts to effectively address mental health in communities across the country, United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties and the FamilyWize Community Service Partnership have teamed together to  provide a solution for the community. 

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Have your children been hurt by the loss of a loved one? Here is help...
Have your children been hurt by the loss of a loved one? Here is help...

Kids need lots of support after a loss, but they also need to have fun and just be kids. Support and fun are what Camp Forget-Me-Not is all about!

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Prayers answered for a Rutherford County family this Easter
Prayers answered for a Rutherford County family this Easter

Good news for the family of a Rutherford County Sheriff Deputy who thought their daughter had a brain tumor…

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165-Residents in Rutherford County stuck on the state's waiting list for community based services

More than 7,000 Tennesseans, including 165 here in Rutherford County, are stuck on the state’s Waiting List for community-based services, and as a bill makes its way through the state’s legislature that could cut down on the number of people waiting for services. 

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Food Pantry was a Success on Friday at Greenhouse Ministries (See Pictures)
Food Pantry was a Success on Friday at Greenhouse Ministries (See Pictures)
A mobile food pantry (giveaway) was held on Friday at Greenhouse Ministries on South Spring Street in Murfreesboro.
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Imagine Hearing a Child Close to You Utter The Words,
Imagine Hearing a Child Close to You Utter The Words, "Someone touched me."
Imagine your child, grandchild, niece, or nephew sharing a secret that a person you trust has sexually abused them.  
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Local Organization Focuses on Raising Money for Those Faced with Life Threatening Illnesses
Local Organization Focuses on Raising Money for Those Faced with Life Threatening Illnesses
The idea of a non-profit organization called “Friend Support” started when a friend of Jenna Willis was diagnosed with cancer. Willis told WGNS…
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