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Firefly Supper

On a beautiful October evening, supporters of Doors of Hope gathered at Copper Ridge for their annual Firefly Supper. Executive Director Jackie Miller welcomed guests, followed by Board Chair Steve Daniel’s invocation.

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Groovin’ In the Boro

On a cool September evening, Hop Springs hosted a capacity crowd for Groovin’ in the Boro, a fundraiser supporting The Journey Home. Event sponsors gathered early to enjoy appetizers and meet the singer/songwriters.

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CLUE Party at Oaklands Mansion

It’s a fun, fresh take on the classic board game CLUE and the Greatest WHODUNIT Costume Party in Murfreesboro! This zany night of mystery and suspense was hosted by Missy Lay with Wild Goose Chase Events to benefit Community Center of Rutherford County.

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Oaklands Mansion: Where Women Took the Lead

In 1959, a group of prominent Murfreesboro women acted when they heard that Oaklands Mansion was to be torn down to make way for low income housing. The elegant Italianate mansion had once upon a time been the focal point of a gracious plantation that encompassed 1,500 acres. 

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VIProfile: Nick McDevitt

After three years of work rebuilding Middle Tennessee State University’s (MTSU) Men’s Basketball team after coach Kermit Davis left and wading through a pandemic, all Nick McDevitt’s hard work has paid off. Last year, he led his team to winning the Eastern Division of Conference USA. And, he’s excited about this year.

A Lot of Urban Growth, A Lot of Country Charm

Ten years ago, Rutherford County had a population of 263,708. Since then, the population has grown almost 35% to 355,199 according to the latest census information. It does not look like growth is going to slow down any time soon...

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November Issue

Editor's Letter

As we slide into the month of November, the comfort of traditions is not far behind. Traditions. in your family may be completely different than another family’s, but they have the same impact, no matter what they look like. They are important because when everything else is in chaos, traditions are something you can count on...

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City Schools Foundation awards 33 grants

The City Schools Foundation distributed over $62,000 in grants to teachers in October, with an additional $5,000 grant for indigent care. Thirty-three grants were selected for funding for the 2022-23 school year.

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The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties welcomes new Vice President of Development and Engagement

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently welcomed its newest team member, Lucie Burchfield, Vice President of Development and Engagement. “I’m looking forward to marrying two of my passions – philanthropy and serving in my community – with my new role at United Way,” shared Lucie.

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