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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 …

Video by Anthony Merriweather / Contributing Writer  Photos and story by Andrew Wigdor / News Editor Hundreds of students, faculty and staff members gathered throughout the Middle Tennessee State University campus Monday to display an act of unity by clasping hands and creating a massive human chain, which spread from one side of the 500-acre campus …

Photos and story by Emma Benjamin / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Loves, a group that was founded just over two weeks ago, organized marches and counter-protests across Murfreesboro in reaction to the white nationalist rallies being held in Shelbyville and Murfreesboro on Saturday. The group gathered at Barfield Crescent Park, and then marches were held in different …

Photo by Brinley Hineman / MTSU Sidelines Story by Steve Barnum / Reporter, Anthony Merriweather / Reporter and Brinley Hineman / Editor-in-Chief Hundreds gathered in Shelbyville, Tenn. on Saturday to counter-protest a white nationalist rally that hosted groups such as League of the South and Vanguard. The “White Lives Matter” demonstrators were scheduled to host …

Photos and story by Sabrina Tyson / Contributing Writer Residents from all over Murfreesboro on Friday afternoon came to see how the City Square prepared for the “White Lives Matter” rally, which is set to happen Saturday afternoon. Businesses on the square took to boarding up their windows to protect their storefronts in case of …

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, …