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Revered fast-spitting MC Twista and rock band Saving Abel have announced concerts at local nightclub TEMPT. Twista, who’s known for his tongue-twisting flow, will perform at 9 p.m. on April 24. The 41-year-old rapper has been releasing albums since 1992, with his commercial peak coming with his 2004 album Kamikaze. The album included the hit “Slow Jamz,” which featured …

Local fans of rapper Afroman will have to get their weed-rap fix elsewhere as his March 27 concert at Murfreesboro nightclub TEMPT has been cancelled. The cancellation follows the “Because I Got High” rapper’s arrest for punching a female fan on stage at a show in Biloxi, Mississippi on Feb. 17. The overwhelming fallout that followed seemed …

Nashville bands brought southern rock to Murfreesboro when The Weeks headlined local nightclub TEMPT Thursday night. Despite the icy conditions, fans prevailed, packing the venue and showing out for a wild time. The Jackson, Mississippi natives played favorites from their album Dear Bo Jackson and new tunes from the Buttons EP, which was released last year. A highlight of …

by Jamie Cooley // Staff Writer Tucked away on Lytle Street just off the square, there’s a quaint business that houses and makes some of the finest local guitar parts and custom “made just for you” electric guitars. A welcoming scent of fresh wood shavings and newly polished guitars permeates the room. This is an ideal …

By Savanna Hazlewood // Staff Writer Local elementary students recreated famous works of art to be displayed in Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts starting Feb. 26. The exhibit features large collages put together by students that recreate famous works of art when pieced together. The gallery includes renditions of Edvard Munch’s The Scream, Vincent Van Gogh’s Starry Night …

AP NEWs

Authorities have charged a Murfreesboro man with murdering his 86-year-old neighbor. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release that 60-year-old William Russell Brace was arrested Sunday morning and charged with first-degree murder for the death of Lois Jean Espy, whose body was discovered last week on a local road in Bedford County. …