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Photo courtesy of Jennifer Carter Story by Lauren Hennessee / Contributing Writer When it came to searching for a job after graduation, Daniel Carter considered what he valued most, and surprisingly, it wasn’t salary. Carter, a 23-year-old native of Rock Island, Tennessee, recently graduated from Tennessee Technological University with a degree in Agriculture and Business Management. …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor If you missed Batey Farms’ sunflower extravaganza, you’re in luck! The Rutherford County farm recently announced they will be hosting yet another chance for visitors to experience their breathtaking, homegrown sunflowers tomorrow night beginning at 5 p.m. The event will last as long as the daylight does, and …

Photo by Tayhlor Stephenson / Lifestyles Editor Calling all sunflower fanatics: Batey Farms of Rutherford County, an eighth-generation, family-owned and operated hog, row crop and hay farm, will be hosting the final day of their three-day sunflower extravaganza today starting at 5 p.m. “This is the fourth year of sunflowers,” said Batey Farms co-owner Katherine Whitt. …

Taylor Ward // Contributing writer Murfreesboro’s Saturday Market on the Square is a great place for families and members of the community to shop for local goods and fresh produce. Local farmers and businesses gather in the square every Saturday morning from 8 a.m. until noon, to sell a variety of products and bring the …