Photo by John Conner Coulston / MTSU Sidelines Archive Data shows that Murfreesboro has the lowest violent crime rate of all the largest Tennessee cities, according to the 2017 Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics released by the FBI. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program explains that “violent crime is made up of four offenses: murder and …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter Roars of laughter filled the room, and joke by joke, the audience grew warmer. 2015 winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” Clayton English, a stand-up comedian, actor and writer, delivered a night of comedy to the students crammed into MTSU’s Tucker Theatre Monday night as part of Connection Point’s Week …

Photos by Steve Barnum / Reporter A dinner and carnival kicked off MTSU’s Week of Welcome at the Student Union Commons on Friday, the first Connection Point event of the semester. Students came out for free food and the opportunity to meet and play games with other incoming and returning students. A wide variety of inflatables …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter What’s better than eating hot chicken? Eating hot chicken in jorts. And that’s just what guests of Mayday Brewery got to do Saturday night as the Murfreesboro-famous brewery hosted their third annual Hot Chicken & Jorts Festival, which was held in Nashville for several years before Mayday picked it up. The …

Photo by Steve Barnum / Reporter Nothing Bundt Cakes, a franchise offering a refreshing approach to the classic bundt cake, celebrated its soft opening at their newest location Wednesday. Now, Murfreesboro residents can treat their sweet tooth with a visit to Fountains at Gateway in Murfreesboro. The cakes at Nothing Bundt Cakes stand out from …

As you walk through The Goat’s entrance, a homey feeling immediately takes over. The aesthetics of the restaurant are a perfect blend of industrial design and your crafty mom’s kitchen, and with an open layout and huge windows lining the walls, you don’t feel the least bit cluttered. If reviews were based on looks alone, …