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Graphic by DeAnna Black / MTSU Sidelines As the city of Murfreesboro continues to expand and evolve, officials say that unintended consequences come with the changing landscape. Namely, as the population of ‘boro dwellers grows, as does the homeless issue in the city. Bill Kraus, the executive director of the Housing, Health and Human Services …

Photo and story by Jonathan Ciecka / Contributing Writer  The First Baptist Church of Murfreesboro hosted a community meeting Tuesday to inform various religious congregations of how they could develop a “Family Promise” affiliation within the city of Murfreesboro. Family Promise is a national organization which seeks to assist homeless families with children through rotating …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / Assistant News Editor The homeless issue in the rest of the country is just as prevalent in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and a local organization believes that community intervention and the willingness to build relationships can go a long way. The Murfreesboro Cold Patrol is a homeless outreach organization founded in November 2014. …