Wizard World Comic Con came to Nashville’s Music City Center yesterday, kicking off a weekend of pop-culture panels and celebrity appearances that promise to delight nerds from Middle Tennessee and beyond. The first day of programming got the convention off to a slow but charming start. Pop-culture journalist Aaron Sagers joined Frankie Harris, who owns …

A woman reported to to MTSU Police on Wednesday, September 17 that she had been approached by a man at the Keathley University Center who she believed had been stalking her. The MTSU student said that an 18-to-20-year-old white man whom she had never met sat down at her table while she was eating and …

A resolution to request the installation of video surveillance equipment on MTSU parking lots was introduced at the Sept. 18 caucus meeting of the university’s Student Government Association. The resolution, brought by Sen. Austin Wood, suggests that all parking lots on campus be equipped with video cameras covering the entire lot. The feeds from these …

A $13 million construction project is scheduled to begin on Middle Tennessee Boulevard in early 2015 to widen the road on the western edge of campus near Murphy Center, according to Murfreesboro Director of Transportation Dana Richardson. The project will focus on the segment of Middle Tennessee between Greenland Drive and Main Street and will last an …

Wilson Bank & Trust’s Murfreesboro branch will be giving out $20 in gas to the first 200 customers at the Shell station on the corner of Greenland Avenue and Middle Tennessee Boulevard Friday, Sept. 19 starting at 11 a.m. Employees from the Lebanon-based bank will personally pump and pay for up to $20 of gas, …

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee State University is changing its financial aid package to encourage students to graduate in four years. The university announced on Wednesday that it will supplement the Hope Lottery Scholarships of students who stay on track to graduate. The school will pay $500 to Hope scholarship students after each of …