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Michelle Willard


Michelle Willard. Award-winning newspaper reporter. Recovering archaeologist. Political nerd. True crime junkie. Local know-it-all.

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Oct 04, 2017

Michelle Willard

Hollingshead Land buys acreage in Smyrna

Feb 20, 2018 at 11:10 am by Michelle Willard

Early January was marked by an adundance of commercial real estate transactions, according to records from the Rutherford County Register of Deeds office. Hollingshead Land.... Read More

'Candy Crush' saga store owners allowed to reopen

Feb 16, 2018 at 11:10 am by Michelle Willard

The vapor and discount tobacco stores caught up in "Operation Candy Crush" get to reopen Friday evening after a Rutherford County judge ruled in their favor. Rutherford.... Read More

Photos: Murfreesboro's annual Valentine Tea

Feb 15, 2018 at 09:51 am by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation held its annual Valentine's Day Tea at Cannonsburgh Village. Photos by Jim Davis, MPRD.

News of the Week: McPhee responds to racist fliers on campus

Feb 14, 2018 at 08:29 pm by Michelle Willard

Photos of stickers (like the one above) from a white supremacist group have been found around MTSU campus and downtown Murfreesboro this week. MTSU President Sidney McPhee ad.... Read More

Was Rutherford County's CBD item bust legal? One expert says no.

Feb 13, 2018 at 08:47 pm by Michelle Willard

An advocate for the use of industrial hemp says Rutherford County Attorney General Jennings Jones used the wrong law to indict and arrest the owners of 23 businesses in Ruther.... Read More

Dog Haus Biergarten sets opening date

Feb 12, 2018 at 08:18 pm by Michelle Willard

Murfreesboro should "prepare for the absolute wurst" now that Dog Haus Biergarten has announced its opening date. After taking the old Sal Y Limon down to the studs, the rebu.... Read More

Shootings leave 5 unsolved killings in Clarksville in last year

Feb 12, 2018 at 04:16 pm by Michelle Willard

Five people have been killed in Clarksville in the past year and the cases remain unsolved. Clarksville Police have been stumped by the shootings to the point where they ca.... Read More

'Operation Candy Crush' leaves 23 Rutherford businesses padlocked

Feb 12, 2018 at 01:32 pm by Michelle Willard

Rutherford County law enforcement agencies raided 23 businesses and served 21 indictments on people accused of selling hemp-derived products.  “Teams of officers f.... Read More

Bizarre in the Boro: Neighbors come to blows over parking space

Feb 10, 2018 at 12:33 pm by Michelle Willard

On Saturday night, Feb. 3, Murfreesboro Police were called to break up a fight between neighbors over two parking spots at an apartment complex off Fortress Boulevard. When M.... Read More

Photos: Superhero training from Murfreesboro Parks & Rec

Feb 08, 2018 at 06:48 pm by Michelle Willard

Superhero training from Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. Photos by Jim Davis/MPRD