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Will data science be the next big thing at MTSU?

Sep 21, 2018 at 12:00 pm by Voice Wire

Middle Tennessee State University is exploring the creation of a new bachelor of science degree in data science, the institution’s Board of Trustees learned at its quart.... Read More
Murfreesboro School Safety and Education Officers

City recognizes School Safety and Education Officers with STARS Awards

Sep 21, 2018 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

A group of 16 School Safety and Education Officers with the Murfreesboro Police Department received STARS Awards in September for going above and beyond in their jobs as.... Read More

MT Golf: Raiders tee off Friday at Mason Rudolph in Franklin

Sep 21, 2018 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - Just three days removed from completing a runner-up finish in Knoxville, Middle Tennessee women's golf is back in action close to home on Friday as the Blue.... Read More

Which MTSU master's program was named one of best in the nation?

Sep 21, 2018 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

A website that provides information for people seeking careers in the international relations fields ranks MTSU’s master’s program one of the best. InternationalR.... Read More

UPDATED: Juvenile posts anonymous threat against Riverdale, gets arrested

Sep 20, 2018 at 07:29 pm by Lisa Marchesoni

No weapons have been found at Riverdale High School and the school is not on lockdown Friday, Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisors said. Extra School Resource Office.... Read More
Autumn in the Oaks

Murfreesboro kids to get schooled in manners

Sep 20, 2018 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Some Murfreesboro youngsters will learn proper manners from an accomplished MTSU professor. Department of Human Sciences chair Deborah Belcher will teach etiquette lessons an.... Read More
MTSU Behavioral and Health Sciences building

MTSU breaks ground on new $40M Behavioral and Health Sciences building

Sep 19, 2018 at 07:00 am by Voice Wire

MTSU officials and other dignitaries broke ground Tuesday, Sept. 18, for construction of a new building to house three disciplines in the College of Behavioral and Health Scie.... Read More
Rutherford County high schools honored by Tennessee Safe Stars leagues.

Rutherford high schools recognized for athletic safety standards

Sep 18, 2018 at 08:00 am by Voice Wire

Rutherford County high schools have been awarded Gold Level recognition as Tennessee Safe Stars leagues.  Safe Stars is a new effort to recognize Tennessee youth sports.... Read More
Kittrell School Reunion

Kittrell School Reunion held over weekend

Sep 16, 2018 at 11:02 am by Voice Wire

More than 100 Kittrell School grads gathered Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Kittrell Elementary School for their annual reunion. Pictured are the oldest living Kittrell teacher, M.... Read More

SE-YA announces first batch of authors for March 2019 event

Sep 12, 2018 at 11:00 am by Voice Wire

Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival held the author reveal for its fourth annual festival at Barnes & Noble.  The festival, which will take place March 7-9,.... Read More