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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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.
A judge in Rutherford County says construction of a new mosque can continue, but no one can move in.
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.
A group opposed to a new mosque in Rutherford County has filed for an injunction to halt construction at the site.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.