Photo by Connor Burnard / MTSU Sidelines  The Murfreesboro City Council, the members of which can be found here, held a meeting on Wednesday at the council chambers in City Hall in which 10 public hearings were held. Nine of the hearings involved annexations and proposed zonings or rezonings of specific lots around the city, …

Photos by Connor Burnard / MTSU Sidelines  The Discovery Center in Murfreesboro, which is a nature museum and preserved wetlands area, held its annual “Secret Garden” fundraiser at the home of Christy Fancher near the Stones River Country Club on Friday evening. The event, which included a catered Italian dinner, drinks, music and a silent auction, …

Photo by Connor Burnard / MTSU Sidelines Widely seen as one of the most defining characteristics of Nashville, hot chicken restaurants are a frequently debated hot topic in Middle Tennessee, and they represent a popular destination for both tourists and locals. Hot chicken was created by Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack, and intense discussions pit Prince’s …

Photo by Connor Burnard / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The ubiquity and convenience of sub shops can make sandwiches a frequent meal for many people. They’re inexpensive and offer quick delivery by large chains like Jimmy John’s, which makes them hard to avoid; however, despite being a self-identified sandwich fanatic, the combination of bread, meat, cheese, …

Photo courtesy of the Sam Davis Home The 19th century plantation was home to the Davis family, known and named for Confederate soldier Sam Davis, who was hanged in 1863 by Union General Grenville Dodge after being charged as a spy. As a popular historic tourist destination in Smyrna opened in 1930, the Historic Sam …

Photo by Connor Burnard / MTSU Sidelines Freebirds World Burrito will host a day of promotions for MTSU students and faculty on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at their location on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro. The location, which is the first in Tennessee, opened July 18. Since then it has introduced permanent offers for MTSU students and …