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Past articles by Michelle:

Want to know how people got free gas this week?

Redstone ‘Brightness Crew’ buys gas for unsuspecting residents → Read More

Having 'Christ-like attitude' focus of One Goal Sports

More than 2,300 children annually get a chance to play sports at One Goal Sports in Murfreesboro → Read More

6 open homicide cases in Rutherford County

Since December the Rutherford County District Attorney's office has closed five homicide cases. → Read More

Boat access still planned at Brown's Mill

Three years later, the Stones River is still closed to boaters. → Read More

Rutherford businesses honored at Nashville Lawn & Garden Show

Two Rutherford County businesses were honored earlier this month at the annual Nashville Lawn & Garden Show. → Read More

Anytime Fitness is coming to The Gateway

Anytime Fitness has leased space at Fountains at Gateway in Murfreesboro → Read More

Covington pleads guilty to manslaughter in 2013 Warpoole death

Dom Covington was charged with fatally shooting Jackie Warpoole Jr. on Interstate 24 near Smyrna. → Read More

Roy Waldron School placed on lockdown after gas leak

Rutherford County Schools says a minor gas leak was discovered outside of Roy Waldron School in La Vergne. → Read More

Murfreesboro arts district plan gets initial approval

Ragan Smith Associates presented the final drafts of the Historic Bottoms and the Highland Avenue corridor studies → Read More

Bojangles’ opens in May in La Vergne

Bojangles’ announces new locations in Dickson, Columbia and La Vergne → Read More

Woman chases dog, avoids gunman

A lost dog saved a Murfreesboro woman from shooting that injured two people Saturday near MTSU campus. → Read More

Bennett leads charge to fight homelessness

Murfreesboro Cold Patrol Director Jason Bennett helps people experiencing homelessness. → Read More

Hattie Jane’s Creamery opens Wednesday

“We actually had the second location for Hattie Jane’s mapped out before the first even opened,” said Andy Marshall, CEO of A. Marshall Family Foods. → Read More

La Vergne, school officials discuss overcrowding

Continued enrollment growth in Rutherford County has become a topic of conversation among many La Vergne residents. → Read More

Smyrna commercial lot sells for $1.5M

The 0.82-acre lot at 389 S. Lowry St. in Smyrna was bought Feb. 13 by Seven Points of Alabama for $1.5 million. Steven D. Powers sold the lot that contains an Advance Auto Parts store. → Read More

Expert: Hate groups rising in Tennessee

Southern Poverty Law Center says Rutherford County home to → Read More

MTAR names top Realtors for 2016

Richard Lewis of Murfreesboro named Realtor of the Year → Read More

Nonprofit 'adopts' old City Cemetery in Murfreesboro

Rutherford Co. Archaeological Society to work with Murfreesboro to develop a plan to sustain, protect site on Vine St. → Read More

Books-A-Million moves into new home at mall

Relocation at Stones River Mall is part of construction of a brand new dine-in movie theater. → Read More

Tommy Bragg honored for support of women's rights, MTSU

Former Murfreesboro mayor will be honored by the AAUW at Equali-TEA, a high tea event in April. → Read More