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Recent articles by Mealand:

What should Smyrna look like 20 years from now? Leaders want your input

Smyrna officials have been crafting the comprehensive plan since 2017. It will guide town's growth through 2040. → Read More

New Junior Achievement Finance Park features MTSU room to help students understand financial literacy

MTSU alumna Pam Wright funded higher education portion of Junior Acheivement;s new Finance Park → Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric board signs off on Murfreesboro Electric Department purchase

Middle Tennessee Electric board agrees to purchase Murfreesboro Electric for $302 million → Read More

Rutherford County, Murfreesboro City schools to host job fairs

Murfreesboro City, Rutherford County Schools making plans for 2020-21 school year → Read More

Smokin' Buttz to debut inside Murfreesboro Kroger store this week

After months of planning, Smokin' Buttz will open a restaurant inside Kroger on Veterans Parkway in early January → Read More

Chris Young returning to MTSU as graduation speaker

Murfreesboro native Chris Young attended MTSU in 2005, before his music career took off. → Read More

Beth Harwell, former Tennessee House speaker, joins Middle Tennessee State University faculty

Beth Harwell was first woman elected to serve as speaker of Tennessee's House of Representatives → Read More

A winning Powerball ticket was sold in Murfreesboro. Is it yours?

Winning Powerball ticket was sold at Kroger on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro → Read More

Former Vice President Al Gore to visit MTSU, discuss father's political legacy

New Albert Gore Sr. biography focuses on former congressman's work on voting and civil rights → Read More

MTSU, education advocacy group sign agreement for teacher prep strategy

MTSU generates nearly 10% of Tennessee's new teachers → Read More

TNReady: See how Rutherford County, Murfreesboro City schools fared in 2019

The Tennessee Department of Education released school- and district-level results from 2019 TNReady testing → Read More

See how your Rutherford County school performed on the TNReady tests

The Tennessee Department of Education released TNReady results on Thursday. See how Rutherford and Murfreesboro schools performed in 2019. → Read More

TNReady: Murfreesboro City Schools earns Exemplary rating, has 9 Reward schools

The rankings reflect the results from TNReady tests taken statewide this spring → Read More

Rutherford Works job expo includes 100-plus companies with 4,000 jobs to be filled

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce to host countywide job fair in Murfreesboro → Read More

Nissan finance company reaches settlement with military members over illegal repossessions

Lawsuit filed on behalf of service members protected in case of deployment, change of duty station → Read More

11 schools in Murfreesboro, Rutherford County get new principals

Murfreesboro, Rutherford County Schools each name 5 new principals for 2019-20 school year → Read More

Rockvale High, Salem Elementary, Rocky Fork Elementary make debuts for 2019-20 school year

While not a new school, Thurman Francis Arts Academy in Smyrna will shift to a full K-8 magnet program → Read More

Churches, community groups to give away backpacks, school supplies in Murfreesboro, Smyrna

Rutherford County families can take part in backpack giveaways as kids head back to school → Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office investigating death of Christiana man

Terry Wayne Barber, 68, was found inside his home Wednesday, according to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. → Read More

MTSU, Moi University in Kenya sign aerospace pact as global need for pilots grows

Global pilot shortage abounds as longtime aviators prepare for retirement → Read More