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Recent articles by Mealand:

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

'Downtown is the heart of our community': Sarah Callender to lead Main Street Murfreesboro

Sarah Callender has worked with Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center in Murfreesboro since 2013 → Read More

Fireworks near me: Where to go to celebrate 4th of July

Here's what you need to know before venturing out to 4th of July celebrations in Smyrna, Murfreesboro, La Vergne and Rockvale - and even Nashville → Read More

TBI: 5 linked to fentanyl-laced overdoses in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro police, TBI and DEA began investigating overdoses in late 2018, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation → Read More

How to calculate your property tax bill in Rutherford County

Murfreesboro City Council raised property taxes for the 2019-20 budget year, Rutherford County Commission set to vote on increase → Read More

Ruthies Awards 2019: Find out when nominations open, how to suggest new categories

The Ruthies Awards hit 25th year of celebrating the best of business in Rutherford, Cannon counties → Read More

Murfreesboro police: East Main Street reopened after crews respond

Murfreesboro public safety officials report to public square Friday morning → Read More

Will Great Tennessee Air Show be canceled due to rain?

Rain chances have increased for Great Tennessee Air Show weekend → Read More

Great Tennessee Air Show: With rain in forecast, buy tickets Friday, organizers say

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels are the headliners of the show, which takes place Saturday and Sunday at Smyrna Airport → Read More