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Rockvale High rezoning: Rising seniors, select Blackman students may be able to opt out  The Daily News Journal

The Rutherford County Board of Education will consider zoning decisions during a 5 p.m. Tuesday meeting at the administration building.

Bus driver, aide fired after leaving Blackman High School special-needs student on bus  The Daily News Journal

A 16-year-old boy with Down syndrome was found on a school bus Wednesday morning after he didn't show up at Blackman High.

Blackman High Football Field Will Have a New Name and a New surface

Blackman High School's football field will have a new name and a new surface before the beginning of next season.

Blackman High special ed student reported missing, later found on Rutherford County Schools bus  The Daily News Journal

Parents of a Blackman High School student with Down syndrome were frightened to learn their son didn't arrive at school Wednesday morning. He was later ...

Blackman High given OK to pursue football turf fundraising plan  The Daily News Journal

Blackman High School hopes to raise more than $650000 to install artificial turf on the school's football field.

6 Rutherford County Teams Prepare for TSSAA Football Playoffs

Six Rutherford County teams hope to start long runs in the TSSA football playoffs today. Here's a look at the road ahead for each.

Blackman High's New Turf Field To Honor Bart Smith  Wgnsradio

On Thursday, November 29, the Rutherford County School Board approved the construction of a turf field at Blackman High School. It will honor the late Bart ...

Oakland Topples Blackman in Battle for 3-6A

The annual Blackman-Oakland rivalry game has become one of the most anticipated games of the midstate high school football calendar.

Some parents upset about high school rezoning plan for Rutherford County  WSMV Nashville

Around 1000 students currently attending Blackman High School may be forced to move to the new Rockvale High School when it opens in August.

Blackman High School cheerleading brings back another national title  The Daily News Journal

Blackman High School's cheerleading team returned to a hero's welcome Monday after earning first place at the Universal Cheerleaders Association National ...

Murfreesboro's Blackman community to add fire station by July 2019  The Daily News Journal

A future Fire Station 11 with a police office by Blackman schools won Murfreesboro Planning Commission approval Wednesday. Councilman Kirt Wade said the ...

School rezoning: Rockvale High, Rocky Fork Elementary meetings begin Oct. 25  The Daily News Journal

Discussions regarding the rezoning plans for Rockvale High School and Rocky Fork Elementary School will begin next month, according to a notice from the ...

Scoreboard: Week 2 Murfreesboro-area high school football  The Daily News Journal

Check out updated Middle Tennessee and statewide high school football scores.

UPDATE: Schools reviewing charges against a Blackman High School Student facing firearm, DUI and drug charges  Wgnsradio

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools are looking into the charges that an 18 year old Blackman High School student is facing. Schools spokesperson James ...

New schools will affect seven zones | Community  Murfreesboro Post

Planned zoning changes to accommodate two new schools drew hundreds of parents to a special school board meeting Thursday.

Wendi Scott, a former Lawrence County star, named Blackman girls basketball coach  The Tennessean

Wendi Scott will get a chance to coach high school girls basketball in Murfreesboro — again. Scott, a former Lawrence County standout basketball player and ...

Social Media Threats Made Against Riverdale High School

Rutherford County Schools spokesman James Evans sent an email today informing parents about a social media threat situation involving Riverdale High ...

Hundreds grieve at Blackman High School vigil | News  Murfreesboro Post

Hundreds of students, parents, faculty and staff milled around inside the gymnasium at Blackman High School, some hugging, some crying, as the community ...

Rutherford County students demonstrate for #NationalSchoolWalkout  The Daily News Journal

Several Rutherford County schools held walkouts, other activities to honor 17 victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla.

21st Annual Music City Bowl Traffic & Road Closure Advisory

Nearly 60000 football fans are expected at Nissan Stadium next Friday for the 21st Annual Music City Bowl, this year featuring Auburn and Purdue. Kickoff is ...

Racist vandalism at Blackman High School | News  Murfreesboro Post

A red swastika was found in a girls' restroom yesterday at Blackman High School.

Rutherford student left on bus on first day of school  WSMV Nashville

A Rutherford County student was found on the school bus he took to school more than 90 minutes after he was supposed to have arrived at school on ...

Blackman residents told not to hold their breath as they wait for a park  Murfreesboro Voice

The people of west Murfreesboro are understandably upset after the city's leaders told them the land for their longed-for park may instead be leased to a private ...

Scott named new girls basketball coach at Blackman  Murfreesboro Post

Wendi Scott has been named the new head girls basketball coach at Blackman High School.

Funerals Held For 2 Blackman High School Students

Family and friends came together to remember two teens killed in a crash in Rutherford County. A visitation and celebration of life *service* was held in honor of ...

Next principal of Blackman Middle School named

Dr. Amy Connifey-Marlin will be the next principal of Blackman Middle School, Director of Schools Don Odom and Director-elect Bill Spurlock announced today.

Rutherford County students making threats, possessing weapons likely to be caught  The Daily News Journal

Parents, school resource officers address safety concerns in wake of school shootings.

Rockvale High and Rocky Fork Elementary Set to Open August 2019

From Rutherford County Schools. FAQ available for commonly requested information. Click here for updated information on this FAQ. ROCKVALE HIGH ...

Graduation 2018: Rutherford County commencement schedules released  The Daily News Journal

Graduation season is nearly here for local high schools. Check below to see when your school is holding commencement ceremonies. Last year, Rutherford ...

Middle School Teacher Suspended After Verbal Altercation With Student

A Blackman Middle School teacher is on an unpaid suspension after a verbal altercation with a student.

RCS Schools in Code Yellow as Search for Escaped Inmates Continue

According to Rutherford County School's Facebook page, the school system will continue Code Yellow procedures today while the search for the escaped jail ...

RCS Students Perform Well at Mid-State Honor Choirs

Rutherford County Schools was well represented at the recent auditions for the Mid-State Honor Choirs.

Mom remembers last moments with Blackman High student before deadly crash

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - Five Blackman High School teenagers were involved in a crash in Murfreesboro over the weekend. Johntae Adams and ...

Blackman High student charged, expelled in gun incident  The Daily News Journal

The 15-year-old Blackman High School student accused of bringing a gun to campus was formally charged.

15 Rutherford County Schools Named as 'Reward Schools'

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools. A third of the Rutherford County's schools are among the best in the state, according to new designations ...

Schools prepare for #NationalSchoolWalkout  The Daily News Journal

Some Rutherford County schools are allowing walkouts.

Murfreesboro Teen Identified in Fatal I-24 Crash Saturday

The driver fatally injured early Saturday morning in a three-vehicle crash on I-24 East near Haywood Lane is identified as Jalah Owens, 18, of Murfreesboro, ...

Amy Connifey-Marlin named new Blackman Middle principal  The Daily News Journal

The longtime Rutherford County educator has been with the Blackman schools for the past eight years.

Blackman High School football boosters funneled money to coaches  Murfreesboro Post

Tennesseee state comptroller investigators say the Blackman High School football boosters used a separate bank account in order to provide cash and ...

Blackman cheer team brings home national title  The Daily News Journal

For the first time in three years, the Blackman High School cheerleading squad won first place in the National High School Cheerleading Championship in ...

Save Lives by Learning Warning Signs for Suicide

This week is Suicide Prevention Week - know the warning signs and risks of suicide.

Fernandez named softball coach at Stewarts Creek | Sports  Murfreesboro Post

Stewarts Creek named Jennifer Scott Fernandez as its new softball coach Tuesday as she replaced Tory Atwood, who resigned to go into administration.

UT Vols football recruiting: Why Trey Knox of Blackman could commit to Tennessee ... or not  The Daily News Journal

Blackman receiver Trey Knox's final college choices - Tennessee, Arkansas, Florida, Ohio State, Penn State - and why he could commit to them.

Four-star, in-state Vols WR target sets announcement date  Knoxville News Sentinel

Trey Knox of Blackman High School, one of Tennessee's top in-state targets, has set a target date for when he's hoping to announce his decision.

Why is Blackman grad Lakshmi Giroti running for Rutherford County Commission?  Murfreesboro Voice

Murfreesboro resident Lakshmi Giroti is ready to be District 20's next County Commissioner. Giroti, a 25-year-old Indian-American, is excited for the opportunity ...

Siegel High Band Makes History

The Siegel High School Band made history when they placed 6th at the Bands of America Regional Championship,

No Weapons Found at Riverdale High School

No weapons have been found at Riverdale High School and the school is not on lockdown Friday, Rutherford County Sheriff's supervisors said.

What Blackman star Trey Knox said about UT Vols football as commitment day nears  The Daily News Journal

Blackman football WR Trey Knox will announce his college decision Monday. He's considering Tennessee, Ohio State, Penn State, Florida and Arkansas.

Former Blackman High School teacher indicted for solicitation of minor violates parole  WZTV

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.--A former Blackman High School teacher is back in jail after violating his parole.Jason Lancaster was arrested on August 18th for ...

MTSU students help youngsters discover life on a farm at Ag Education Spring Fling

MTSU student Rachel Elrod, a beekeeper at MTSU and junior agribusiness major, teaches Blackman Elementary students about bees April 17 as part of the Ag ...

Blackman names Kit Hartsfield head football coach  The Daily News Journal

Former defensive coordinator Kit Hartsfield has been named Blackman head football coach.

14 RCS Seniors Named National Merit Semifinalists

Fourteen Rutherford County Schools' seniors spanning four high schools have been named semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corp.

Blackman High teacher charged with DUI

Jeanette Noffisinger, a Blackman High School, teacher was charged with DUI Monday.

Blackman High crash survivor given 3 percent chance to walk again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Friends and family gathered Saturday in memory of two Blackman High School students killed in a car wreck one week ago.

Drivers Identified From Saturday's Fatal Accident on Fortress Blvd

On Saturday, December 1, 2018, at approximately 6:00 pm, Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to a two-vehicle crash near 586 Fortress Blvd. The crash ...

David Price, Boston Red Sox win World Series over Los Angeles Dodgers  The Daily News Journal

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Hometown hero David Price pitched into the eighth inning Sunday night as the Boston Red Sox captured the 2018 World Series ...

Murfreesboro City Schedule for Veterans Holiday

What Murfreesboro city facilities are open and closed the weekend before and day of Veterans Day? Get the schedule here.

Two Central Magnet Students Earn MTSU Scholarships

Many of the brightest young minds in chemistry from high schools across the region participated in the recent MTSU Dept of Chemistry Scholarship Tournament.

Vols Football Recruiting Tennessee Target Trey Knox Commits to Arkansas  Rocky Top Talk

4-star wide receiver Trey Knox committed to Arkansas on Monday afternoon, choosing the Razorbacks over teams like Tennessee, Florida, and others.

6 Charged in Rutherford County Jail Drug Conspiracy; Including a Murfreesboro Teacher

Six people, including a Rutherford County Schools teacher, were charged with felony conspiracy to introduce drugs into the Rutherford County Adult Detention ...

Town Hall Meeting for Parents Set for Stewarts Creek Cluster on Aug. 27

Director of Schools Bill Spurlock will host a Town Hall meeting for parents in the Stewarts Creek cluster on Monday, Aug. 27, at 5:30 p.m. at Stewarts Creek High ...

Four-star, In-State Receiver to Take Official Visit to UT  Rocky Top Insider

One of the top players in the state of Tennessee, four-star receiver Trey Knox, will take an official visit to Knoxville during the football season.

Smyrna Middle School Names New Principal

Dr. Theowauna Hatchett has been named principal of Smyrna Middle School, Director of Schools Bill Spurlock announced today.

Juvenile Charged with Attempting to Burn 15-year-old Girl

A 15-year-old girl escaped injury when her ex-boyfriend allegedly sloshed gasoline her, ignited a lighter and threatened to burn her Saturday at her home, ...

Rutherford County Football: 2018 Early Signing Day List

Football players from across the nation signed letters of intent to continue their football career in college. Here's a look at local athletes who signed.

Stewarts Creek names Jennifer Fernandez as softball coach  The Daily News Journal

Stewarts Creek has hired a new softball coach after the school's only head coach to date stepped down recently. Jennifer Fernandez, who was coaching the ...

2 Inmates Have Escaped Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office. Teams of local and state officers are searching for two inmates who overpowered a detention officer and escaped about 12:40 ...

Murfreesboro Psychologist Facing Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

Donald M. McCoy, 52, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, was arrested Friday by federal and state agents and charged with two counts of healthcare fraud, ...

Dr. Leisa Justus Named Principal of Blackman High  Wgnsradio

Dr. Leisa Justus has been named the new principal of Blackman High School, Director of Schools Don Odom announced Thursday.

Rutherford County Schools earns coveted 'Exemplary' award for Tennessee  Wgnsradio

Rutherford County Schools has received the highest performance designation available, based on awards announced today by the Tennessee Department of ...

Top of the Class: Blackman  The Daily News Journal

BLACKMAN HIGH SCHOOL. Layne Creek. Parents: Sam Wall and Todd Creek. Valedictorian. Extracurricular Activities: Delta Beta Sigma, Renaissance, ...

Blaze Pizza to Open in Murfreesboro Next Week

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, the recognized leader in fast, artisanal pizza, is giving fans in Murfreesboro a reason to celebrate! The new restaurant will open on ...

Tennessee Football Recruiting: Vols trending for 6-5 WR Trey Knox?  Rocky Top Talk

Standout in-state receiver Trey Knox's recruitment was been a bit of a rollercoaster ride, at least as far as projections go. You heard a lot about Tennessee right ...

In Case Y'all Missed It: 3 Top Stories of the Week

The driver fatally injured last week in a three-vehicle crash on I-24 East near Haywood Lane is identified as Jalah Owens, 18, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

City of Murfreesboro Launches New Community Services Division

The City of Murfreesboro launched a fourth new division—the Community Services Division today (Aug. 27)

City of Murfreesboro Unveils New Airport Terminal Design

The Murfreesboro City Council reviewed design plans for the new Municipal Airport Wednesday.

Son Charged in Father's Murder

An adult son was arrested after he allegedly killed his father late Friday night at their Brookrun Road home, Rutherford County Sheriff's detectives said.

Murfreesboro Construction Projects Dec 2 - Dec 8

Before you head out, be aware of these road construction projects in Murfreesboro.

Teen indicted in Blackman High School teammate's death  WMOT

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Eight months after a Murfreesboro boy died in a crash on I-24, the teen driving the car has been indicted on a charge of.

4 Siegel High Students Cited for Simple Possession of Marijuana

Four Siegel High School students were cited for simple possession of marijuana after K-9s scanned lockers and vehicles parked outside the school Tuesday, the ...

3 Rutherford Elementary Schools to Provide 'Breakfast in the Classroom'

Beginning in August, Rutherford County Schools will offer a free “Breakfast in the Classroom” program.

Murfreesboro hemp dispensary may be closing, moving to new location amid ownership dispute

The Facebook page of Tennessee Hemp Supply posted recently that, despite rumors to the contrary on social media, they would closing the current location and ...

Friends rally behind Cracker Barrel worker, Blackman High mom  The Tennessean

Diagnosed with cancer in December, Crystal Brown has benefit scheduled Saturday in Wilson County.

44 Holloway High Students Earn ACT WorkKeys Certification

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools. Evelynn Douglas, admittedly, doesn't like being praised for her accomplishments. On Tuesday morning, in a ...

Multi-Agency Drug Investigation Results in Arrests in Murfreesboro

A joint investigation including Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

Verizon to Hold Free Recycling Rally in Murfreesboro

Verizon employees and contractors will gather in the parking lot of the company's Murfreesboro facility on Oct. 18 to collect unwanted electronics.

Razorbacks stay hot in recruiting as 4-star Tennessee athlete Adonis Otey commits to Arkansas  Saturday Down South

No SEC program has been hotter on the recruiting than Arkansas since June and the Razorbacks have officially carried over that momentum into August by ...

Murfreesboro Sears to Close

More Sears and Kmart stores are set to close and one of those stores is in Rutherford County.

Middle Tennessee Fire Agencies to Host Hands-On Training Exercises in Murfreesboro

Several Middle Tennessee fire agencies will host hands-on training (HOT) exercises in Murfreesboro as part of the Firehouse Expo 2018 National Conference.

Murfreesboro Makes Money Magazine List of Best Places to Live

Money Magazine, in partnership with, published a list of the top 50 places to live in America. Murfreesboro came in at number 19 on the list. It states ...

VIDEO: Murfreesboro Fire Rescue & Police Lip Sync Challenge

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue and Police Departments released their Lip Sync Challenge video Friday. Watch it here.

Small Business Saturday is Today

Mayor Shane McFarland announced his endorsement of and participation in the ninth annual Small Business Saturday on November 24, 2018.

Murfreesboro Dentist Facing Federal Healthcare Fraud Charges

Richard N. Schott, 51, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and Kendra L. Glenn, 43, of Hartwell, Georgia, and formerly of Murfreesboro, are facing federal healthcare ...

Scene Around Town: Murfreesboro Christmas Parade

The 2018 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade took place Sunday, Dec 9. This year's theme was “A Christmas Story.” If you missed it, check out these photos.

State Report Card Shows Rutherford County Schools Remains Level 5 District

Rutherford County Schools continues to rank among the best in Tennessee, based on the results of a redesigned annual report card released Tuesday.

What to Expect at Poke Fun in Murfreesboro

Poke Fun, a Hawaiian restaurant, recently opened in Murfreesboro. Here's what you need to know.

Blaze Pizza Murfreesboro Opens Today

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza in Murfreesboro is officially open today!

Brian Rogers Running For 13th District County Commission  Wgnsradio

Software Developer Brian Rogers announces that he is running for the Rutherford County Commission in District 13 on August 2nd, according to a press release ...

Main Street Murfreesboro‘s Final 2018 “Friday Night Live” Concert Series Tonight

Main Street Murfreesboro's final 2018 “Friday Night Live” concert series in downtown Murfreesboro will feature a heavy dose of True Blue energy.

TN Dept of Health Responds to Hepatitis A Outbreak

The TN Department of Health continues to investigate and respond to a hepatitis A outbreak impacting the state with more than 400 cases of illness to date.

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