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Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor Story by Kristen Brothers / Contributing Writer It’s the ride of all rides in the small town of Shelbyville, Tennessee. As Saturday night slowly gives rise to Sunday morning, a crowd made up of people from across the nation fills with enthusiasm leading up to the crowning of …

Photo and story by Hannah Mitchell / Contributing Writer To most, Bedford County is merely a small map-dot; for the 40-something thousand locals and those in the horse industry, it’s better known as the Walking Horse Capital of the world. But the horse show would be nothing without the undying support of the local businesses …

Photo and story by Payton Comerford / Contributing Writer Sitting in a line of cars or standing in a line for beer, Murfreesboro’s Mayday Brewery made the sun lining up with the moon quite the event, and the 500-plus people that were there seemed to agree. Whether they were screaming for the Pink Floyd cover …

Photo by Krystal Loritts / Contributing Writer  Corn is a commodity down in the South, so it’s only appropriate that Lucky Ladd Farms of Eagleville, Tennessee, has a summer festival dedicated to it.  The farm hosted its eighth annual Sweet Corn Fun Festival Saturday, allowing people of all ages to partake in the fest’s various …

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 …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor With an acclaimed title like Music City, U.S.A., Middle Tennessee attracts thousands of aspiring musicians on the daily, some great and some not-so-good. But every now and then, a diamond arises from the rough. Marisa McKaye, a 12-year-old local to Franklin, recently represented what it means to be …