Photo by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Sidelines  The long-awaited “Bridge Over Broad” opened this weekend after years of construction and traffic conundrums. The bridge connects Memorial Boulevard to Old Fort Parkway over a section of Northwest Broad Street. TDOT originally scheduled construction, which began in January of 2014, to be completed by May 2016. The …

Graphic by Abigail Potter / MTSU Sidelines  Principal John E. Ash works in his East Main Street office on a chilly September afternoon. Like nearly any principal’s office, photos, artwork and merchandise brandishing the school logo occupy the shelves. However, the Central Magnet School principal’s office is also home to fading leather-bound yearbooks from former …

Photo courtesy of Celebrate Nashville Centennial Park in Nashville will host the 21st annual Celebrate Nashville Cultural Festival on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The free event offers a wide range of music, dance, food and activities for all ages. One-in-six Nashvillians is foreign-born, according to Celebrate Nashville’s website. The organization claims that …

Photos and story by Alexis Marshall / Reporter Students came to the courtyard outside the John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building on Tuesday for the second annual MT Engage Fest, an outdoor music festival put on by recording industry organizations. MT Engage Fest is supported by the MT Engage committee and produced by the Live …

Murfreesboro Police arrested Timothy Corder, 31, and Stephen Stanton, 52, at 3009 S. Rutherford Blvd., a Waffle House parking lot, Wednesday for felony drug and weapons charges. According to the police report, the responding  officer made contact with the subjects while conducting a traffic stop for a seatbelt violation. The officer requested backup and then asked …

Residents at The Vie and The Pointe apartment complexes reported accounts of aggravated burglary and theft over the weekend. In both cases, the victims accused maintenance workers of the theft. A resident from The Pointe reported to the Murfreesboro Police Department that between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Aug. 24, four maintenance workers entered …