The body of an unidentified woman was found on Jan. 17 near the intersection of Old Salem Road and Patterson Avenue after Murfreesboro Police received a call regarding an unresponsive person. According to a police statement, the body has now been identified. The woman, described as a white female with no obvious injuries, has since …

Photos by Angele Latham / MTSU Sidelines In a solemn and reverent ceremony Wednesday evening, friends and family of Jackson Rumley, the MTSU student who died in a car crash on Jan. 10, held a candlelight vigil and commemoration in his name. The gathering, which was hosted in MTSU’s Tucker Theatre, was organized by Rumley’s …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines As the new year begins to pick up pace, the federal government remains in a partial shutdown as the standoff between Democrats and the president continues into its 22nd day. The shutdown, which began on Dec. 22, 2018, could last “months or even years,” according to a statement …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Voice An ongoing lawsuit between Rutherford County business owners and multiple city officials regarding the February 2018 “Operation Candy Crush” sting is causing quite a stir – most recently because of an added accusation: The defendants say that authorities targeted the local businesses because of the owners’ Egyptian heritage. The sting, …

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is asking for any information regarding the identity of a driver who hit and killed a woman on Interstate 24 in Smyrna Saturday morning. THP received a tip around 10:30 a.m. Saturday of a deceased female lying in a ditch on the side of the interstate. The incident is being investigated …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News Story by Rayyan Ahmed / Contributing Writer MTSU will be making noise again at the upcoming 61st annual Grammy Awards, this time with seven university-connected people contributing to rap, Americana, country and gospel projects. This group includes a recent graduate who was still a student when nominated as a part …