Congressman Scott DesJarlais officially kicked off his re-election campaign Wednesday, but revelations about his past have already drawn two primary challengers. Both are beating the incumbent in the all-important money race and have deep ties to the new population center of the 4th Congressional District.
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Traffic at Murfreesboro’s busiest intersection is going to become much worse before it gets any better. Transportation officials announced a complete rerouting where Broad Street, Memorial Boulevard and Old Fort Parkway converge.
When President Abraham Lincoln needed to bolster public opinion at the end of 1862, his best hope was a Civil War victory in the heart of Tennessee.
Water utilities in Rutherford County are collectively asking that customers take five-minute showers and reduce how often they water their lawns. While the situation isn’t dire, public officials warn there’s a lot of summer left.
A Texas man has been indicted for calling in a bomb threat last year against a mosque in Murfreesboro. In announcing the indictment Thursday, the U.S. attorney for Middle Tennessee said he would not tolerate attacks on religious freedom.
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.
Amazon has made it official: the online retailer will soon open two new warehouses in Murfreesboro and Lebanon. Combined, the facilities will create more than 1300 jobs.
Murfreesboro officials voted Tuesday to revise a new policy that has cutoff water service to 1,900 customers since January.
Murfreesboro’s City Council voted to temporarily lower the fee charged to connect to water and sewer service.
With supplies dwindling, Murfreesboro officials say they have no choice but to cut back dramatically on the amount of salt spread on the city’s roads in anticipation of snow and ice.
A program to help very small businesses get a leg up in Murfreesboro may spend more than was budgeted in its first go-round. But officials say the microloan project is worth shifting around funds to cover any overage.
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.
An automotive supplier announced plans Wednesday to build a manufacturing facility in Murfreesboro. NHK Seating of America expects to employ more than 200 workers by 2015.
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.
Murfreesboro officials announced Thursay they are starting a microloan program. The city will make small loans to aspiring entrepreneurs. The idea is to create jobs through small businesses who don’t otherwise qualify for a line of credit.
Kansas City is out of the running for a Harley Davidson manufacturing site, according to a report in the Kansas City Star.
Harley Davidson is considering a 100-acre site on Murfreesboro’s Joe B. Jackson Parkway for a new manufacturing and visitor center.
Federal stimulus money will buy 15 vans and two hybrid buses for the Regional Transportation Authority’s service to and from Murfreesboro.