Post Tagged with: "mosque"

Rutherford County Stays Course on Meetings Notice

by / on August 14, 2012

A judge ruled in June that Rutherford County should be doing more to publicize meetings that might be of particular interest to the public. County officials say they haven’t started doing that yet.

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Murfreesboro Mosque Granted Temporary Codes Approval

by / on August 7, 2012

The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro is waiting to have a temporary permit in hand before moving into a new building in Rutherford County. But the mosque has passed codes inspections.

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Judge Allows Mosque Construction to Continue, Blocks Occupancy Permit

Judge Allows Mosque Construction to Continue, Blocks Occupancy Permit

by / on June 13, 2012

A judge in Rutherford County says construction of a new mosque can continue, but no one can move in.

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Murfreesboro Mosque Revisited

Murfreesboro Mosque Revisited

by / on June 13, 2012

A large mosque being built in Murfreesboro is almost done. From the outside, what’s left is capping off the structure with a quintessential dome and two small minarets. While construction nears completion, the fight to finish continues. Two years after the local planning commission approved the project, a judge will consider stopping work at a hearing Wednesday.

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Murfreesboro Mosque Opponents Ask Judge to Stop Construction

by / on June 7, 2012

A group opposed to a new mosque in Rutherford County has filed for an injunction to halt construction at the site.

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DOJ to Rutherford County Court: Islam Constitutionally Protected

by / on October 18, 2010

The Department of Justice reminded a state court on Monday that Islam is legally protected a religion. That’s as a lawsuit in Rutherford County tries to hold off the planned Islamic center in Murfreesboro.

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Murfreesboro Mosque Controversy Continues to Simmer

by / on September 16, 2010

Despite construction moving ahead, the debate over an Islamic center in Murfreesboro continues to simmer. Rutherford County Commissioners got an earful from both sides Thursday night, even though there was nothing for them to decide.

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Gubernatorial Candidates: Murfreesboro Arson Unacceptable

by / on August 31, 2010

Tennessee’s two main candidates for governor both say there’s no excuse for the arson at a planned Islamic center in Murfreesboro. That’s after several pieces of construction equipment at the site were burned last week.

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Petitioners of Antioch Mosque Quieted by Finalized Sale

by / on August 23, 2010

While the effort to block construction of a large Islamic center in Murfreesboro continues, the debate over a planned mosque in Antioch has quieted down. The 1,800 people who signed a petition weren’t so much against a mosque as they were for a community college campus.

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Murfreesboro Mosque Draws Equal Numbers For and Against

Murfreesboro Mosque Draws Equal Numbers For and Against

by / on July 14, 2010

A proposed mega-mosque in Murfreesboro attracted hundreds of protesters to the public square yesterday afternoon. They were met by an equally-sized rally of mosque supporters.

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