Post Tagged with: "mosque"

Rutherford County Stays Course on Meetings Notice

August 14, 2012 at 3:31 pm

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.

Murfreesboro Mosque Granted Temporary Codes Approval

August 7, 2012 at 3:34 pm

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.

Judge Allows Mosque Construction to Continue, Blocks Occupancy Permit

Judge Allows Mosque Construction to Continue, Blocks Occupancy Permit

June 13, 2012 at 3:58 pm

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

Murfreesboro Mosque Revisited

Murfreesboro Mosque Revisited

June 13, 2012 at 5:29 am

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.

Murfreesboro Mosque Opponents Ask Judge to Stop Construction

June 7, 2012 at 6:42 am

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

DOJ to Rutherford County Court: Islam Constitutionally Protected

October 18, 2010 at 3:02 pm

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.

Murfreesboro Mosque Controversy Continues to Simmer

September 16, 2010 at 9:58 pm

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.

Gubernatorial Candidates: Murfreesboro Arson Unacceptable

August 31, 2010 at 10:20 pm

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.

Petitioners of Antioch Mosque Quieted by Finalized Sale

August 23, 2010 at 6:03 am

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.

Murfreesboro Mosque Draws Equal Numbers For and Against

Murfreesboro Mosque Draws Equal Numbers For and Against

July 14, 2010 at 5:56 pm

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.