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Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Update: According to the Daily News Journal, Cassidy Ganey is a recent MTSU graduate. She graduated earlier this month with a bachelor’s degree in education. She just finished student teaching in a fifth-grade classroom at Cedar Grove Elementary School in La Vergne. A shooting that occurred on Rivercrest Drive …

Story by Bailey Wilson / Assistant News Editor A couple died after a domestic violence shooting occurred Wednesday night at their Annadel Court home off state Route 96 West with their two-year-old son inside. Patrol deputies found the bodies of Anthony, 47, and Amanda, 36, Gaunichaux inside their home, according to lead Detective Angela Hall. “(Amanda) …

Photo by Steve Barnum / MTSU Sidelines Archive The May 1 Rutherford County primaries are over, and with 28 out of 28 precincts reporting, the results have been released by the Rutherford County Election Commission. The primary polls closed at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The general election will be held on Aug. 2, and the last …

Photos and story by Victoria Leuang / Contributing Writer As Murfreesboro continues to grow, so does the restaurant community, which explains Party Fowl’s decision to make Murfreesboro its second location. Back in 2000, Austin Smith, who now serves as the restaurant’s owner, started a slow pitch softball team by the name of Party Fowl. 14 …

Photo by Alexis Marshall / MTSU Sidelines  The long-awaited “Bridge Over Broad” opened this weekend after years of construction and traffic conundrums. The bridge connects Memorial Boulevard to Old Fort Parkway over a section of Northwest Broad Street. TDOT originally scheduled construction, which began in January of 2014, to be completed by May 2016. The …

Photo by Anthony Bukengolts / MTSU Sidelines The City of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County released the total cost incurred in providing security for residents during the “White Lives Matter” rally that was to occur in Murfreesboro on Oct. 28. According to the joint press release from the City and County, approximately $101,237 was incurred throughout the …