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Take a sneak peek inside the new Toot's West, set to open July 5  The Daily News Journal

Toot's West is schedule to open July 5 at 4123 Franklin Road, at the corner of Rucker Lane.



CA’s Smith set for inaugural combine  Columbia Daily Herald

Columbia Academy rising senior Gary Smith Jr. is among the invitees to the inaugural BCAT Top 100 Combine, which will take place Saturday at Blackman High ...



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 ...



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.



RCS Teacher Recruitment Fair Feb. 23 at Blackman High School  rutherfordsource.com

hosting its annual Teacher Recruitment Fair on Saturday, Feb. 23 from 9–11 a.m. at Blackman High School.



Blackman High Football Field Will Have a New Name and a New surface  rutherfordsource.com

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



U.S. Navy Band schedules concert at Blackman High  Murfreesboro Post

The United States Navy Band will be performing next month in Murfreesboro, one of 25 cities in 10 states selected for the band's 2019 tour.



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.



Oakland Topples Blackman in Battle for 3-6A  rutherfordsource.com

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



One valedictorian per high school? Majority of Rutherford school board likes the idea  The Daily News Journal

Having multiple valedictorians from each Rutherford County high school may come to an end because most board officials favor one top-of-the-class honoree.



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 ...



6 Rutherford County Teams Prepare for TSSAA Football Playoffs  rutherfordsource.com

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.



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.



A look at the teams Covington baseball will have to go through this week in Murfreesboro  Covington Leader (Subscription)

The format for this week's Class AA state baseball tournament, which includes Covington and seven other teams, is not a standard double-elimination format.



Photos from Blackman High 2018 prom  The Daily News Journal

Blackman High held its 2018 prom at Middle Tennessee State University's Student Union Building.



Rutherford County Schools hiring new teachers, offers signing bonuses for hard-to-fill jobs  The Daily News Journal

Finding and hiring qualified teachers has become a national challenge. In Rutherford County, it will become more of a challenge this year with the opening of ...



RCS Students to Perform With United States Navy Band  rutherfordsource.com

United States Navy Band to perform free concert at Blackman High; invites nine Rutherford County band students to perform 'The Washington Post March'



47 RCS Students Selected for Prestigious TN Governor's School for the Arts  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools. More than 20 percent of the rising 11th and 12th grade students selected for the TN Governor's School for the Arts, an intensive ...



Central Magnet School Again Named Best High School in Tennessee  rutherfordsource.com

Central Magnet School has maintained its ranking as the best high school in Tennessee, while moving up the national rankings to fifth place.



This mom knows rezoning | Community | murfreesboropost.com  Murfreesboro Post

Tiffany Johnson has a unique perspective on the school rezoning issue as the mother of four students facing rezoning, and as a new school board member.



Funerals Held For 2 Blackman High School Students  NewsChannel5.com

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 ...



Racist vandalism at Blackman High School | News  Murfreesboro Post

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



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 ...



RCS Students Perform Well at Mid-State Honor Choirs  rutherfordsource.com

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



Schools Will Remain Closed Monday Due to Impassable Roads  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools will remain closed Monday, Feb. 25, 2019. Please see the message below which is underway to parents.



No Weapons Found at Riverdale High School  rutherfordsource.com

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



Riverdale High School Hosts their First Annual College and Career Signing Day  rutherfordsource.com

Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro will host their Inaugural College & Career Signing Day on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 10:00am.



Seven Rutherford Students Achieve Perfect ACT Score  rutherfordsource.com

Seven Rutherford students achieve perfect ACT score.



Murfreesboro City Schools Announces Summer Camps  rutherfordsource.com

Murfreesboro City Schools' Extended School Program (ESP) has planned a summer filled with fun and learning including science, art and technology camps.



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 ...



Rutherford County Schools to Receive New Arts Education Grant  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools was among eight school districts selected to receive grant funding as part of Tennessee's 'State of the Arts' music grants in ...



MCS Announces New Administrator Hires  rutherfordsource.com

Murfreesboro City Schools Announces New Administrator Hires.



List of Roads Closed Due to Flooding  rutherfordsource.com

Several city and county roads have been closed or lined with high level water barrels.



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 ...



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, ...



Freshmen Orientations Begin in March  rutherfordsource.com

Freshmen orientation will be held at all Rutherford County high schools in March. Check out the full schedule for your student's school.



Rutherford County Schools Closed Thurs, Feb 21  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools will be closed Thursday, Feb 21, 2019.



Rutherford County Schools Selects Two New Principals  rutherfordsource.com

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools. Following a retirement and a promotion, Director of Schools Bill Spurlock has named two new principals — one ...



Stewarts Creek High Teen Missing  rutherfordsource.com

Lamar Hinton Jr., 16, of Rutherford County has been missing since April 30, said Rutherford County Sheriff's Detective Andre'a Knox.



Who is James Evans?  rutherfordsource.com

Hello parents, this is James Evans with Rutherford County Schools.



With two SEC offers so far, Blackman's Dajeun Gibson expects one from Tennessee football soon  The Daily News Journal

Blackman's Dajeun Gibson bolsters college football offers from Arkansas, South Carolina, Memphis, Tulane and Charlotte among others.



Siegel Students Win at National Model UN Conference in New York  rutherfordsource.com

Andrew Bruce and Don Kim — recently competed at the National High School Model United Nations Conference.



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 ...



Blackman's Knox, Otey taking different paths to Arkansas  The Daily News Journal

They committed two months apart and will be signing two months apart, but Blackman's Trey Knox and Adonis Otey are "locked in" to Arkansas.



Sara Page Joins Rutherford County Schools as Staff Attorney  rutherfordsource.com

As the new staff attorney for Rutherford County Schools, Sara Page hopes her legal background will be a resource for principals.



RaceTrac Gas Station Coming to Murfreesboro  rutherfordsource.com

The gas station/convenience store RaceTrac held a ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate its expansion into Tennessee April 23. RaceTrac's leadership team ...



Person Responsible for Social Media Threats Against Riverdale Identified & Arrested  rutherfordsource.com

The person who made the threats on social media Thursday afternoon toward Riverdale High School identified.



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 ...



Winter Weather School Delays for January 29  rutherfordsource.com

Rutherford County Schools (RCS) will begin two hours late on Tuesday, January 20th.



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

The scores for donut shops in Murfreesboro, with their most recent inspection score as of May 1, 2019. Read More. 2Murfreesboro Woman Facing Federal ...



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 ...



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.



Murfreesboro BBQ Brawl Smokes It  rutherfordsource.com

The Murfreesboro Breakfast Rotary Club sure knows how to throw a party! The 5th year of their annual Dr. George Smith BBQ Brawl, certified by the Kansas City ...



Four Rutherford Schools to Offer Tuition-Free Summer Reading Program  rutherfordsource.com

Christiana Elementary, John Colemon Elementary, Rockvale Elementary and Stewarts boro Elementary have been awarded grants that will allow the schools to ...



Save Lives by Learning Warning Signs for Suicide  rutherfordsource.com

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



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

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



Murfreesboro Considering Property Tax Increase for First Time in Two Decades  rutherfordsource.com

Confronting the infrastructure and services needs of a fast-growing City, for the first time in two decades the Murfreesboro City Council is considering an increase ...



Sequatchie County baseball team headed to Class AA state tournament for first time since 1996  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Collin Hudson threw his baseball glove high in the air and made no effort to dodge the teammates who dogpiled on top of him.



RCS Names New Assistant Superintendent for Budget and Finance  rutherfordsource.com

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools. Doug Bodary has been named the next assistant superintendent for budget and finance with Rutherford County ...



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 ...



Thurman Francis Teacher Selected as Middle School Teacher of the Year  rutherfordsource.com

Third generation educator from Thurman Francis selected as Middle School Teacher of the Year by Tennessee Council for Social Studies.



Veterinary clinic opening in Blackman community | Community  Murfreesboro Post

A veterinary clinic is about to open in one of the fastest growing areas of Murfreesboro.



Rutherford County Football: 2018 Early Signing Day List  rutherfordsource.com

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.



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.



Earth Day 2019 in Murfreesboro This Saturday - Murfreesboro News and Radio  Wgnsradio

MURFREESBORO -- Join Murfreesboro Electric Department April 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Historic Downtown Square for the 18th Annual Earth Day ...



Two RCS Nurses Named Best in Tennessee  rutherfordsource.com

Andrea Cain named School Nurse of the Year and Barb Herrell named School Nurse Supervisor of the Year by the Tennessee Association of School Nurses.



Murfreesboro Police Officer Gregg Brown and K-9 Juice Retire  rutherfordsource.com

Officer Gregg Brown and his K9 retired from the Murfreesboro Police Department at the end of January after dedicated 17 years of *service* to the department.



More Than 300 Positions Available at Job Fair April 9  rutherfordsource.com

The Goodwill Career Solutions center will host a job fair Tuesday, April 9, for 10 employers seeking to fill more than 300 positions.



RCS Schools in Code Yellow as Search for Escaped Inmates Continue  rutherfordsource.com

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



19-Year-Old Charged With Attempted First Degree Murder  rutherfordsource.com

Christian Curtis, 19, has been charged with attempted first-degree murder of a 26-year-old man, who he shot early Saturday off Mona Road.



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

New station will be located near Blackman High School.



Rockvale High and Rocky Fork Elementary Set to Open August 2019  rutherfordsource.com

Rockvale High School is a future public high school that will be located in Rockvale, Tennessee near Murfreesboro in Rutherford County.



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 ...



MCS Book Bus Hits the Road  rutherfordsource.com

Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) takes reading on the road this summer with BOB the Book Bus.



Two Central Magnet Students Earn MTSU Scholarships  rutherfordsource.com

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



Munch Offers On-the-Go Healthy Meals  rutherfordsource.com

New Murfreesboro eatery Munch offers protein bowls and pre-packaged meals, so you can still eat healthy even when you're always on the go.



New Aviation Program at Siegel High School Takes Flight  rutherfordsource.com

New aviation program at Siegel High School aims to equip students for growing job opportunities in industry.



Blackman High teacher charged with DUI  WKRN.com

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



Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree  rutherfordsource.com

When you're ready to get rid of your live Christmas tree, there are several places across Rutherford County where you can take your tree to be recycled.



Improving traffic, health care growth sector part of Rutherford County's 2019 forecast  The Daily News Journal

Rutherford County to see three new schools, expanding Richard Siegel Soccer Park and more new restaurants in 2019.



Names of Victims Released in Monday's Unrelated Shootings  rutherfordsource.com

Names of the victims from Monday morning shootings.



Dept of Health Confirms First Tennessee Measles Case for 2019  rutherfordsource.com

The Tennessee Department of Health is investigating a case of measles after the State Public Health Laboratory confirmed a positive test for the illness in a ...



15 Rutherford County Schools Named as 'Reward Schools'  rutherfordsource.com

A third of the Rutherford County's schools are among the best in the state, according to new designations announced today by the Tennessee Department of ...



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 ...



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.



La Vergne student may inspire change in Rutherford valedictorian rules  The Daily News Journal

A new valedictorian policy may emerge in future year after a La Vergne High missed the required ACT science score, but earned more than 40 hours of college ...



Murfreesboro City Schools to Host Fifth Annual Boro Book Battle  rutherfordsource.com

Murfreesboro City Schools will host the fifth annual Boro Book Battle on Thursday, April 11 as part of School Library Month.



Search Continues for Juvenile Detention Center Escapee  rutherfordsource.com

Law enforcement agencies are still searching for Tai Harrell, 16 of Clarksville after he escaped Thursday from the Rutherford County Juvenile Detention Center.



Fred's in Murfreesboro to Close  rutherfordsource.com

Fred's, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED) announced Thursday in a press release they will close 159 stores, including their Murfreesboro location at 1664 Middle ...



10 Things to Do with the Kids Over Spring Break  rutherfordsource.com

The time is drawing near for Spring Break. It means parents will be looking for ideas on what to do to keep their kids entertained for a week. Check out our 10 ...



First Ever TMSAA State Basketball Tournament Takes Place in Rutherford County  rutherfordsource.com

The first ever Tennessee Middle School Athletic Association State Basketball Tournament will be held this weekend at three sites across Rutherford County.



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.



Steve Luker Named Principal of Rockvale High School  rutherfordsource.com

Steve Luker has worked as an educator in every grade band and has led successfully as a principal at the elementary and middle school levels.



Council Adopts Increase in Hotel/Motel Tax for Tourism  rutherfordsource.com

The Murfreesboro City Council adopted an increase in the Hotel/Motel occupancy tax from 2.5 percent to 5.0 percent per stay.



Siegel High Band Makes History  rutherfordsource.com

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



Oakland Middle School Seventh-Grade Annex Opens for Second Semester  rutherfordsource.com

On Monday, overcrowding of the school will be relieved with the opening of a brand new 69700 square foot annex that will house the entire seventh grade.



Hometown Heroes Walk for Children April 26  rutherfordsource.com

Local Hometown Heroes individuals and businesses can support child abuse victims through the 4th annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children.



Mom remembers last moments with Blackman High student before deadly crash  WKRN.com

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



Next principal of Blackman Middle School named  rutherfordsource.com

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.



Two Murfreesboro Men Charged in Triple Murder  rutherfordsource.com

Two men were arrested in Rutherford County and two other suspects were arrested in Canoga Park, California Wednesday and Thursday in connection with a ...



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