Annual Tour of the Community once known as ‘Cemetery’

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2018 Following the Civil War, a Freedmen’s community known as Cemetery emerged on the landscape where the Battle of Stones River had raged. Park rangers along with representatives of the African American Heritage Society of Rutherford County, the Friends of Stones River National Battlefield and Middle Tennessee…

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Traffic, troubles for O’Reilly distribution site

Sam Stockard, The Murfreesboro Post, January 3, 2018 O’Reilly Auto Parts’ second traffic plan for a proposed distribution center in Murfreesboro calls for modifying Thompson Lane and widening Northwest Broad Street, in addition to erecting a traffic signal. The auto parts company, which bought the former General Electric property in…

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Wreaths Across America Ceremony

Saturday, December 16, 2017, Stones River National Cemetery, Murfreesboro, Tennessee Members of the Rutherford County community gathered at Stones River National Cemetery to honor veterans during the Christmas season as part of Wreaths Across America Day. Present were Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets, the Young Marines of Rutherford County, several…

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2017 Volunteer of the Year Banquet

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We had another successful Volunteer of the Year banquet as the Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield honored several outstanding Battlefield volunteers. The volunteers of the Stones River National Battlefield display dedication and heart of service each day by performing task that otherwise would require more Battlefield personal thus…

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