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Photos and story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer Local unity organization Murfreesboro Loves held a one-year anniversary celebration Sunday on the Murfreesboro Public Square in honor of the organization’s founding and the community’s willingness to fight against hate. On Oct. 28, 2017, the Murfreesboro community joined together to stand against hate groups that had …

Photos and story by Ryan Miller / Contributing Writer This article was updated on Monday, October 29, 2018 at 5:19 p.m. to correct names and details of the event. Sidelines regrets the errors.  Halloween ComicFest, celebrated every year on the last Saturday before Halloween, allowed young and old readers to enjoy free comic books Saturday at …

Video and story by Makayla Boling / Contributing Writer Redd Byrdd is an “outlaw hip-hop-n-roll” artist living in Murfreesboro and an MTSU student. He has been playing music since he was 13 years old, but his unique sound has not fully developed until recently. In the last year, Byrdd has put together an onstage DJ, who goes …

Photos and story by Haley Smith / Contributing Writer On Saturday, a new music venue called The Laundry Room opened in Murfreesboro with performances from several MTSU students. Owners Jacob Keener and Christian Hannah hosted their debut show at the venue on Bradyville Pike with much success. Five artists performed individual sets, and the turnout …

Photo and story by Travis Cameron / Contributing Writer Former Tennessee Governor and Senate hopeful Phil Bredesen paid a visit to Beckman’s Prescription Shop in Murfreesboro on Wednesday to discuss his plan for affordable prescription drugs with shop owners and customers inside the store. Bredesen said pharmaceutical companies charge exorbitant prices in the United States …

Updated on Oct. 17, 2018 at 12:14 p.m.: The original article incorrectly stated that the suspension dates were Oct. 19 to Oct. 20. The correct dates are Oct. 19 to Oct. 30. Sidelines regrets the error. Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A Rutherford County Adult Detention Center employee will be suspended for two …