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Graitfly 2014 Offers Transformation through Visionary Art, Workshops and More

Gratifly 2014 invites those interested in inner-self growth to its second year transformational music and arts gathering in Westminster, S.C., from July 24–27, with four days of interactive art, live art (“House of Creation”), community learning and workshops, camping, swimming and more in support of the East Coast’s new-age music and art wave. The beautiful […]


The King and I Continues at the Center for the Arts

Rogers and Hammerstein’s classic musical The King and I is brought to life at The Center for the Arts. It is a musical so heavily ingrained in popular consciousness, that even having never seen it, I found myself humming along to the immediately recognizable “Getting to Know You” and feeling a fond sense of familiarity […]


Gilley Makes his Case for Judgeship, Explains the Role of General Sessions

On Aug. 7, (with early voting beginning on July 18) Rutherford County residents will go to the polls and elect the candidates they want to represent them as judges, county commissioners, county mayor, road board and school board members, sheriff and state representatives. One of these candidates, Toby Gilley, is running for General Sessions Judge, […]


Art Exhibit Showcases Happy Scandinavian-Inspired Works

The MTSU Department of Art is pleased to present, “Passport to Happiness,” July 22–August 15, 2014 with an opening reception Monday, July 21, 2014, 5–7 p.m. Experience multimedia artworks and artifacts created in Denmark, Norway and America that focus on the theme of happiness and showcase why Scandinavians are the happiest people in the world. […]


Linda Davis to Perform at Patterson Park

Country music vocalist Linda Davis will conduct a Stage Performance 101 Workshop in Murfreesboro on Saturday, July 26.  Students from the workshop will join Davis in concert that evening at the Patterson Park Community Center Theater, located at 521 Mercury Blvd. Linda, who brings more than 20 years in the music industry to her workshops, […]


The Law of the Land:
Will Arnold Be Back for Round 2?

With county elections on the horizon—Election Day is slated for Thursday, Aug. 7—Rutherford County voters will soon decide if they will keep current Sheriff Robert Arnold in office for another four years, or if a new leader will assume the top position at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Arnold won the 2010 vote over longtime […]


Take Advantage of the Gardening Resources Offered at the Lane Agri-Park

As we approach the high heat of the summer, take a walk through the demo gardens at the Lane Agri-Park Community Center located at 315 John R. Rice Blvd. Not only will you enjoy the beauty of the gardens, you will get practical, usable ideas. There are raised-bed samples for vegetable gardening as well as […]


A Change in Direction, Classically Southern: B. McNeel’s Serving Delicious Meals out of Vintage Building

Just off the Murfreesboro Square sits a gem of a restaurant serving classic Southern meat-and-three plates for lunch; somehow, B. McNeel’s balances elegant and classy with relaxed and homey. Inside, businesspeople, retirees, university students, friends and families dine on the foods Tennessee is known for: fried chicken, pulled pork, squash, okra, catfish, sweet potatoes, grits, […]