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A Murfreesboro Friend, Peter D’s, Closing Wedneday

There are 1 comment on the WGNS-AM Murfreesboro story from 3 hrs ago, titled A Murfreesboro Friend, Peter D’s, Closing Wedneday. In it, WGNS-AM Murfreesboro reports that: Murfreesboro is loosing a friend. Peter D’s American Southern Bistro will close its physical location on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro this coming The four-year-old upscale casual restaurant had no intention of closing its doors until McAlister’s Deli recently proposed a leasing offer. Join the discussion below, or Read more at WGNS-AM Murfreesboro. Source Article

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Cheryl Darlene Smith

Cheryl Darlene Smith, 68, passed away at her residence in Lewisburg, TN on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. She was born in Lincoln County, TN on Jan. 2, 1950, to the late Eldon and Neva Tucker Vann Mitchell. She was a homemaker after spending several years as a cafeteria worker at the Scales Elementary School. Darlene was preceded in death, along with her parents, by her first husband, Douglas Waggoner and a brother Jeff Mitchell. She is survived by her second husband, Harold Smith, Lewisburg, TN; daughter, Jennifer Crowell of Murfreesboro, TN; brother, Floyd Mitchell of Lincoln County, TN; two sisters, Melissa Rucker of Decatur, AL and Wanda Smith of Murfreesboro, TN; along with six nephews and one niece. Visitation with the family will be held on Friday, April 6, 2018, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. in the chapel of Bills-McGaugh & Hamilton Funeral Home. A graveside service will be…

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Mayor: Transportation, affordable housing a top priority for Murfreesboro

There are two videos inside this story. Click here to watch from the News 2 app. MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) – News 2 continues its examination of the historic growth across Middle Tennessee with a look at challenges experienced in outlying communities. In Murfreesboro, the city has completed its 2035 plan and Mayor Shane McFarland said as many as 300,000 people could be living there by then. Mayor McFarland stressed the importance of maintaining a good quality of life while expanding. “It’s a great place to live, making sure we keep property taxes as low as we possibly can. But then, we’ve got $160 some odd million worth of transportation projects. One of the main complaints we hear is traffic. We’ve got to be able to find ways to get our roads built and get our connections and thoroughfares built,” said McFarland. Spill-over from Nashville’s growth is obvious in Murfreesboro’s neighborhoods,…

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Excitement of Women’s March continues at AAUW State Convention at MTSU AAUW National CEO to Keynote

Want to build on the energy of the Women’s March? Get your tickets today for the American Association of University Women’s 2018 State Convention, set for March 16-17 on MTSU campus. Co-hosted by the MTSU June S. Anderson Center for Women and Nontraditional Students as part of National Women’s History Month, the 2018 AAUW-TN convention is themed "Keep Marching: Activism for All Women," building on the momentum of the recent women’s marches. "The convention is open to the public. AAUW Murfreesboro is turning 105 this year and began at the founding of MTSU."said Dia Cirillo, president of AAUW Murfreesboro. "We are delighted to have this opportunity to host the annual AAUW State Convention in partnership with the June Anderson Center as part of programming for the National Women’s History Month." The two-day event will be headlined by AAUW National CEO Kim Churches and starts with the flame of history. Speakers…

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Adams, James Walter

James W. “Buttermilk” Adams, 70, passed away on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 in Murfreesboro, Tn. He was a member of Allen Temple AME Church. James was preceded in death by his father, Mason Adams II. He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Beverly Adams; children, Cedric Adams, stepson, Wendell Eberhardt; three grandchildren; mother, Gertrude Adams, Chattanooga; two sisters, Brenda Jones, IL, Patricia Taylor, Chattanooga; brothers, Mason L. Adams III, NC, Dean Adams, Sr., Germany; a host of other relatives and dear friends. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 28, in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Fred Harris officiating. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery. The body will lie in state after noon on Tuesday, Feb. 27. Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9905. Source Article

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Rutherford County Community Calendar

FEBRUARY 15 *An interest meeting to charter a TSU Alumni Chapter will be held on Thursday, February 15 at 6:30 pm. at Patterson Park Community Center, 521 Mercury Boulevard, Murfreesboro. Contact: (615) 896-4884. FEBRUARY 15-18 *Murfreesboro Little Theatre proudly presents "Stop Kiss" by Diana Son. Your first kiss should be remembered for a lifetime. Set in NYC, Sara is new to city life and quickly forms a bond with Callie, who offers to be her guide. As their friendship grows, the two unexpectedly fall in love. Their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they would never anticipate. Directed by Shane Lowery, ‘Stop Kiss’ stars Jennifer Grissom-Reeves, Ciara Richards, Gerold Oliver, Lisa Harper, Alec Lanter, Joseph Stanley, Linda Laughlin, and introducing Solas "Mr. Biscuits" Stanley as Caesar the Cat. ‘Stop Kiss’ runs February 9-10 and February 15-17 at 7 pm. Sunday matinees will be…

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Timothy Lloyd Bratcher

Timothy Lloyd Bratcher, age 61, of Smithville, TN passed away Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. He was born in Charleston, West Virginia to the late Lloyd Bratcher and Sue Bratcher Harris. Mr. Bratcher worked for Home Depot, where he was a territorial manager. He was a singer, songwriter, and luthier, and an avid outdoorsman who loved surfing and golfing. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents. Mr. Bratcher is survived by his wife, Susan; stepson, Christopher VandeLinde; sister, Rebecca (Dennis) Morgan of Sarasota, FL; brother, Joseph (Gay) Bratcher of Alum Creek, WV; many beloved nieces, nephews, and cousins; and special friends, Bill and Nanette Brinkley, and Rick and Sherry Gray. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, from 2 to 5 p.m. at The Maples, 5724 Iverson Dr., Murfreesboro, TN, 37127. An online guestbook is available for the famiy at www.woodfinchapel.com….

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“Reasonable” Handgun Purchases

I’m not judging you. Been there. Done that. Let me tell you about my latest. I’ll bet you’ll be able to relate. When “WANT” Trumps NEED I am Uncle Mas, and I am one of you, so don’t try to fool me. You know there’s at least one handgun you’ve bought, or maybe just really, really wanted to buy, even though you knew there was no particular use on God’s Green Earth to which you could actually put it. The gun in question had been slicked up with a sweet trigger, which complemented its solid-on-target forward balance point. The short-barreled New Vaquero in .45 Colt strikes a fine balance in both looks and feel. Bat Masterson would have loved this .45! Cute Little Revolver So, there I was in one of my favorite gun shops, Outpost Armory owned by the Barrett family in Murfreesboro, Tn. (Yes, those pro-2A “Barrett Light…

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How To Find Quality Murfreesboro TN Housing

Murfreesboro TN is seeing a lot of newcomers to the area thanks to the employment situation picking. Since many new jobs have opened up in the city, there is also competition for housing. If you are searching for housing in Murfreesboro TN, then keep on reading. Finding housing can feel exhausting and very stressful especially when you have a deadline to move. In many instances, you have to be out of one place and into another by a certain date, which leaves you scrambling around trying to find that perfect place to live. Depending on your needs, Murfreesboro has many exciting options since there is now more housing being built. With the economy picking back up and home ownership on the rise, you can easily find something that fits your budget. But you need to be proactive because all of the good properties usually get snapped up very fast, however,…