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Photo and story by Rachael Anne Keisling / Contributing Writer Three law enforcement officers were a part of a panel discussion at the Student Union Building in the Parliamentary Room on Tuesday. The participants described what their jobs entail and the challenges of being a public servant. The discussion was led by Lynda Williams, an …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police Officer Jason McGriff was fired by Murfreesboro Police Chief Michael Bowen on Wednesday due to McGriff’s actions during a fatal highway crash in 2017. According to an MPD press release, the termination followed the review of “facts and circumstances” related to the crash, which took …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News  Story by Aaliyah Johnson / Contributing Writer MTSU President Sidney McPhee kicked off the 2017 fall semester with the State of the University address Thursday at the Tucker Theater on campus. McPhee recapped highlights of the school from past years, celebrated achievements the university has received and shared his vision …

Photo courtesy of WGNS Two students from Blackman High School in Murfreesboro were killed early Saturday morning after their vehicle went off the road and into a creek. The incident occurred around 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Dilton Mankin Road and Wilson Overall Road. After careening off the side of the road, the vehicle …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor A gathering of police officers, supporters and their loved ones paid tribute at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza on Thursday to the nine Rutherford County law enforcement officers who have died since 1942 while serving their cities. The service, aligning with the customs of the National Peace Officers Memorial Day established in 1962 by …

Lammoris Jones, 20, was arrested Saturday as a suspect for first-degree murder in the ongoing investigation regarding the shooting at Student Quarters Apartments on Greenland Drive. The shooting left one victim, identified as Jessie Buford, 23, dead. According to a press release from MPD Public Information Officer Kyle Evans, detectives executed a search warrant during …