Following incidents of violence in downtown Nashville, Governor Bill Lee announced Sunday that the Tennessee National Guard will remain mobilized across the state and that the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, in coordination with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and local law enforcement authorities, will launch an investigation into unlawful incidents that occurred overnight.
As downtown businesses board up prior to a planned vigil on the square, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued a statement on Facebook.
In light of the planned vigil in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County Commissioner Pettus Read, speaks on preparations. He's the chair of the commission's Public Safety Committee.
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland issued an order Sunday, May 31, 2020, declaring a local 'State of Emergency' for the City of Murfreesboro in response to circumstances nationwide that have led to unlawful activities, including violence and destruction of property. The curfew went into effect at 6:30PM on Sunday night (5/31/2020).
Murfreesboro Police had to deploy tear gas after a peaceful vigil on the square led to unlawful activities by others.
Some on Sunday were there to release harbored feelings of anger while others, just wanted to voice their opinion...
Close to 75 MTSU students, faculty, friends and family gathered Thursday to remember Angie Walker.
Several hundred persons gathered around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse Sunday evening voicing opposition to the violence that has taken place in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The Boys Scouts of America honored Clifton Braunwalder with the Spirit of the Eagle Award. A private ceremony was held yesterday (Sunday). The 13 year old was active in the Boy Scouts, along with his church family.
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