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NHK Seating a Step Closer to Hiring 220 Workers

Aug 31, 2011 at 10:07 am by bryan

NHK Seating is a step closer to hiring 220-workers in Murfreesboro. The sewer connection for the company has been installed by the city which means construction at their new p.... Read More

Unemployment Down, Sales Tax Collections Up in Rutherford County

Aug 31, 2011 at 09:53 am by bryan

The sales tax collections for the state of Tennessee are looking up and so is the unemployment number. County Mayor Ernest Burgess commented...

Nissan Donates to Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Office

Aug 31, 2011 at 08:34 am by bryan

Officials from Nissan Motor Manufacturing USA will present two child restraint demonstrator seats, valued between $8,000 to $10,000 to RCSO's Snug Kids/CARS (Children Are Ridi.... Read More

Hispanic Heritage Night at Discovery Center

Aug 31, 2011 at 08:29 am by bryan

The Hispanic Heritage will be celebrated at the Discovery Center on September the 16th in Murfreesboro.  The 5:30 event is free and open to the public thanks to a grant f.... Read More

MTSU to Help with Tobacco Control in the State

Aug 31, 2011 at 06:35 am by bryan

MTSU is going to help the state reduce the use of tobacco. The schools Health and Human Services Department and the Tennessee Department of Health are partnering for this impo.... Read More

Federal Government May Cut TN Funding by Billions

Aug 31, 2011 at 06:31 am by bryan

Congress is planning to cut the budget which means cuts for Tennessee. If congress slashes the state budget by as much as they are talking about, by 15 or 30%, then government.... Read More

UPDATE: Name Change of Murfreesboro Fire Department

Aug 31, 2011 at 06:16 am by bryan

Changing the name of the Murfreesboro Fire Department to Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue was viewed by some as a positive move, but the cost involved may quickly make it a negati.... Read More

"Killer Asteroids" at MTSU's Star Party September 2nd

Aug 30, 2011 at 07:14 pm by bryan

Dr. Eric Klumpe of MTSU’s Department of Physics and Astronomy will discuss “Killer Asteroids” in the University’s inaugural First Friday Star Party f.... Read More

Smoothie King Robbed

Aug 30, 2011 at 04:53 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro Police are investigating a robbery at the Smoothie King on Medical Center Parkway. It happened Monday night around 8:45 when a white male, in his 20's or 30's, as.... Read More

MTSU "The Legacy of John Adams"

Aug 30, 2011 at 10:21 am by bryan

To complement its “John Adams: Unbound” exhibit, the James E. Walker Library at MTSU will host a panel discussion on The Legacy of John Adams at 11:20 Tuesda.... Read More

Jones Blvd. Substation is Down - No Electricity

Aug 30, 2011 at 10:08 am by bryan

A substation in Murfreesboro has gone down, causing a large portion of Murfreesboro to loose electricity. The substation that went down is located on Jones Boulevard off of No.... Read More

Highway Patrol Cracking Down

Aug 30, 2011 at 09:13 am by bryan

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a drivers license checkpoint next week.

September is National Preparedness Month

Aug 30, 2011 at 07:57 am by bryan

In keeping with the priority Tennessee has placed onemergency preparedness, Gov. Bill Haslam has declared September NationalPreparedness Month in the state. This year marks th.... Read More

Rutherford County on Track to Have Lowest Unemployment Rate in Country

Aug 30, 2011 at 06:30 am by bryan

The unemployment picture is starting to come into focus. Rutherford County’s unemployment rate now stands at 8.5%. There is more good news as well, Nissan still plans to.... Read More

Murfreesboro's 200th Anniversary Approaching

Aug 30, 2011 at 06:22 am by bryan

The start of Murfreesboro’s 200th anniversary is fast approaching. The 200th birthday will include a full year of celebrations starting in October. The celebration will.... Read More

Muslims Have a Right by Law to Build Larger Worship Center

Aug 30, 2011 at 06:14 am by bryan

Rutherford County Chancellor Robert Corlew said in court on Monday that the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro has a right to build a larger place of worship. That being said, the.... Read More

Woman Who Was Struck by Car Still in Hospital

Aug 30, 2011 at 06:08 am by bryan

A woman struck by a car this past Saturday night in Murfreesboro is still in the hospital. The woman, whose name was not released, was helping back a trailer out of a driveway.... Read More

Number of People on Food Stamps has Increased

Aug 30, 2011 at 06:04 am by bryan

The number of Rutherford County residents on food stamps has significantly gone up. In July of 2008 the number of residents on food stamps was 23,147. In July of 2011, the num.... Read More

Alcoholic Beverage Commission Hits Bunganut Pig For Gambling Devices

Aug 29, 2011 at 10:49 pm by bryan

The state Alcoholic Beverage Commission (ABC) reports that Murfreesboro's Bunganut Pig reportedly had six electronic gaming machines. The Alcoholic Beverage Commission sa.... Read More

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in TN

Aug 29, 2011 at 11:13 am by bryan

In Tennessee, an estimated 800 men, women, and children die by suicide each year.  More people die by suicide each year than from homicide, AIDS, or drunk drivi.... Read More