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Story, photo and video by Megan Cole / Assistant News Editor  Kevin Martin walked into the courtroom on the sixth floor of the Rutherford County Judicial Center wearing faded gray jeans, a purple T-shirt, black Nike’s and a black hooded coat. While waiting for his case to be called, he repeatedly looked down at his …

Photos and story by Caryn Tramel / Contributing Writer  Catfeine, a Murfreesboro cat cafe, hosted a pop-up event Saturday at Cultivate Coworking to celebrate being one step closer to opening a permanent location. The event offered a one-hour session with cats, local baked goods from Olive Branch Bakery and coffee from Just Love for those …

Photo and story by Toriana Williams / Contributing Writer In 1996, Amy Grimes’ life changed for the better. For most of her life, Grimes, a Murfreesboro business owner, has had to deal with the misfortune of chronic pain. “Living with chronic pain is horrible. I made it to work every day, but then I would …

Photo courtesy of Ajay Suresh / Flickr  Story by Kara Aguilar / Contributing Writer  The Children’s Advocacy Center of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently wrapped up the 8th annual 19 Days of Activism, an annual November event to raise awareness of violence against children. This year, the Day of Activism ran from Nov. 1 to Nov. …

Photo courtesy of City of Murfreesboro A Murfreesboro man was arrested Tuesday for intentionally spilling 20,000 gallons of oil from Volunteer Oil Services on Cannon Avenue, according to a City of Murfreesboro press release. At approximately 2:10 a.m. Tuesday, Ladder 1, Rescue 9 and Battalion Chief Daryl Alexander and Battalion Chief Joe Bell of the Murfreesboro …

Story and photos by Mamie Lomax / Assistant Lifestyles Editor The sky was colored various shades of gray as the clouds hung low. The wind blew rather harshly, and the chilly air sent shivers down my spine; it was a trademark October day, and I couldn’t think of a better place to spend it than in …