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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 …

Photo courtesy of Metro Nashville Police Department Emanuel Kidega Samson, a Murfreesboro resident and former Middle Tennessee State University student, was charged Sunday evening with one count of murder after he committed a shooting at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ on Pin Hook Road in Antioch, Tennessee on Saturday. According to MTSU Director of News and Media …

Photo by Caleb Revill / Reporter The aroma of  smoked barbecue was in the air Saturday night at Smyrna’s fourth annual Depot District BBQ Festival on Front Street. Local vendors and barbecue enthusiasts alike prepared freshly cooked barbecue for the large crowd. From barbecue food trucks to hotdog stands and funnel cake booths, attendees were treated …

Photo courtesy of the Wilson County Fair A viral Facebook video with over 150,000 views sparked controversy after it was posted on Saturday due to many believing that it depicts animal abuse at the Wilson County Fair, which is held annually in Lebanon, Tennessee. The video shows two handlers attempting to get a camel to …

Photo by Alexis Marshall / Assistant News Editor The Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame welcomed MTSU professor Leon Alligood to the Class of 2017  Tuesday at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Murfreesboro for his contributions to the field of journalism. He was among four honored in the induction ceremony. Alligood is a …

Photo by Sarah Grace Taylor / News Reporter According to a recent survey conducted by the MTSU Office of Consumer Research, low percentages of Tennesseans trust government representatives, such as President Donald Trump and Gov. Bill Haslam, and mainstream media, such as ABC, NBC and CBS. The survey report also showed that the majority of Tennesseans …