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Photo by Wendy Anderson / Contributing Writer Story by Sabrina Tyson and Wendy Anderson / Contributing Writers On Tuesday evening, the Middle Tennessee State University Student Chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers and the MTSU International Interior Design Association Campus Center held a lecture, in which Lori Bell, an interior designer for EOA …

Photos by Shade Narramore / Contributing Photographer Story by Altima Sisavad / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro’s historic Oaklands Mansion took “Throwback Thursday” to another level with their 2017 Autumn in the Oaks Educational Field Day. The field day educated children about life in the 1800s. There were many students, teachers and parents learning all things 1800s, …

Photo and story by Tiffany Brady / Contributing Writer Oaklands Mansion will open its doors to the Murfreesboro community and host an array of fall events during the season, including a lecture series from MTSU representatives and the third annual Oktoberfest. Read below for the list of coming fall events. MTSU Human Sciences Department Lecture …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor The plans for the proposed “The Cove at Oaklands,” the 11.6 acres of townhomes that were to be built on an area of land near Oaklands Mansion, were withdrawn by the applicant, and the public hearing for the plans was taken off the agenda of the Murfreesboro City …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor An MTSU English professor and Murfreesboro resident created a petition on Change.org to save the Oaklands Sinking Creek and the surrounding area from the development and construction of townhomes near the Oaklands Mansion. The petition currently has almost 1,000 signatures and will be presented by petition creator Justyna …

Photo courtesy of  Oaklands Park By Marcus Maddox/ Contributing writer Acorn Festival, a new music event, will be held in Murfreesboro this Saturday. The festival features a range of indie rock, folk and Americana music. Locally and nationally known artists will showcase their talent at Murfreesboro’s Oakland Park grounds. Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation and Oakland …