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Mercury Boulevard


Story by Destiny Mizell / Contributing Writer Photo by John Lane / Contributing Photographer and Toriana Williams / News Editor Many cities in Tennessee have streets dedicated to Martin Luther King Jr., and his dedication to civil rights, yet Murfreesboro has yet to follow suit. Since recent civil protests and an increase of the prominence …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Gov. Bill Haslam announced on July 21 that the City of Murfreesboro received a $1 million federal grant to build sidewalks along Mercury Boulevard. The road connects Broad Street to Middle Tennessee Boulevard and Rutherford Boulevard. Numerous community centers and businesses sit adjacent to Mercury Boulevard, such …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a bomb threat reported at Patterson Park Community Center on Mercury Boulevard on Monday at approximately 6:33 p.m. An employee of Patterson Park Community Center received the bomb threat via a phone call. According to the report, the caller stated, “I just planted a bomb in your school, mother f—ker,” and …

The body of Dreyll Lamont Keeley, a 19-year-old MTSU student, was found by Murfreesboro Police near Mercury Boulevard and Dill Lane on Sunday evening. Detectives identified Keeley on Monday. Keeley was a sophomore studying business at the university. MTPD detectives believe Keeley’s injuries were self-inflicted, but this has yet to be confirmed by an official autopsy. …