Perfect Day: 7th Annual SPECIAL KIDS RACE

WGNS Radio, March 17, 2018 Re-enactors from the Stones River National Battlefield placed a cannon in the middle of Garrison Drive and fired it to start each of Saturday morning’s three Special Kids Races. It was less than a thousand feet from the historic battlefield. Each time the cannon fired,…

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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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