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Photo and story by Michael Aldrich / Contributing Writer While most people typically spend Thanksgiving immersed in the traditions of feasting, family and football, hundreds of Murfreesboro residents flocked to Greenland Drive Thursday to embark on some new traditions before the other festivities began: stretching, sprinting and sweating. The cardio appetizer was all part of …

Photo by Ethan Clark / MTSU Sidelines Friends and members of Middle Tennessee State University’s Best Buddies program came together for a Thanksgiving dinner in the Thomas H. Jackson Building Monday night. First started in 1989, the Best Buddies program encourages relationship building between students and people with special needs in the local area by …

Photo by Gerardo Palacios / Sidelines Archives Video by Daniel Scroggins / Contributing Writer Thanksgiving is finally here and everyones minds are likely stuck on the turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie that will completely consume them, but no other word illustrates the food-filled holiday like the term “thankful.” Whether it’s family or friends, everyone has something …

Photo courtesy of Flickr By Marissa Gaston/ Contributing writer It’s almost time for Thanksgiving, which for many students conjures up images of stuffed poultry, stuffed bellies and intrusive conversations with stuffy relatives. But for some, it’s just another Thursday. Be it exorbitantly priced travel fare or a demanding job that holds them back, a lot …

Story by Joshua McCreery // Contributor Salvation Army is once again going to provide meals for those who cannot have a nice turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. With local volunteers to give assistance in dispensing food and preparing the set up, anyone who needs a meal for the holidays is welcome to come. Director of development …

Story by Simone Collins // Contributor It’s that time of the year again as Murfreesboro gears up for its sixth annual Borodash set for Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26, at 8 a.m. The four-mile fundraising run will take place through the historic streets of downtown Murfreesboro. Runners, walkers and their families will see real-time results on their cell phones and finish line video. …