|18th Annual 2014 Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference at MTSU|
Sat. (Sept. 20, 2014) 8AM-3PM Middle school and high school girls should sign-up now for the 18th Annual 2014 Expanding Your Horizons in Science and Mathematics Conference at MTSU. Registration fee is $18, and the deadline to register is August 31st. To register go to http://www.mtsu.edu/wistem/eyh/index.php and click on “Registration.” A link for the parent or guardian release form is included on the registration page.READ MORE »
|Bloomfield Links Golf Course Open @ Old Fort Park|
Bloomfield Links is now open seven days a week weather permitting. It is a short golf course specifically targeting youth, family and beginning golfers, but golfers of all levels are enjoying the challenge. Park at the Old Fort Park Golf Clubhouse (1028 Golf Club Lane; Murfreesboro, TN 37129) to enter this special course. Phone Old Fort Golf at (615) 849-2624 for information and details on daily, monthly, and seasonal passes. Bloomfield Links and the Old Fort Park Golf Course are owned and operated by the City of Murfreesboro.READ MORE »
|EARLY VOTING: August 7th Primary and General Elections|
Mon-Sat (July 18-Aug. 2, 2014) EARLY VOTING in the Rutherford County GENERAL ELECTION as well as the state and federal PRIMARY ELECTION. In explanation, this election period is when you select the candidate who actually wins the county positions. However, in state and federal races this is the PRIMARY ELECTION. In this particular case, you can only vote "Republican" to select a candidate for that political party. The Democratic party chose to select a single candidate for each position through the "caucus" method.
EARLY VOTING HOURS AT ELECTION COMMISSION ON SQUARE
Take advantage of EARLY VOTING at the Rutherford County Election Commission weekdays (M-F) from 7AM-7PM.
Other EARLY VOTING locations are open M-F 10AM-6PM.
Saturday EARLY VOTING times (same at all locations):
Election Day: Thursday Aug. 7, 2014 (7AM-7PM)
For those who do not take advantage of the July 18-August 2, 2014 EARLY VOTING opportunities, the election date is set for Thursday, August 7, 2014. Each precinct is open 7AM-7PM on that day. And then, WGNS broadcasts the results "live" from the Election Commission starting at 7:15PM that evening.
If you have questions, phone the Rutherford County Election Commission at 615-898-7743.READ MORE »
|Golf at Night for the Discovery Center|
Sat. (Sept. 27, 2014) 7:30PM shotgun start for "Saturday Night Lights: Gridiron and Golf" at the Stones River Country Club. This benefits the Discovery Center. 4-person teams of scramble type golf with night golf and glowing balls, tees and greens. A cocktail hour featuring a complimentary martini bar will be held earlier in the evening, followed by a dinner buffet and dessert. Guests will enjoy football games broadcast inside and outside as well as a cash bar. Sponsorships range from $1,000 to $2,500 and team registrations are $500. Non-golfers are also invited with a $50 party ticket that includes entrance to the cocktail hour and dinner. Sponsorships and registration forms are available at www.explorethedc.org/golf.
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|Grassmasters Lawn Care Academy|
Wed-Fri (Aug. 13-15, 2014) 6-8PM GRASS MASTERS LAWN CARE ACADEMY at the Lane Agri Park (315 John R. Rice Blvd.). Mitchell Mote, the Extension Agent you hear on the radio, says, "There's a really good chance you'll learn way more than you bargained for about turf-grass and lawn care. The program is FREE, but space is limited. The folk at the UT Extension need to know that your attending. Phone 615-898-7710 by Friday, August 1st, and be guaranteed that course material are available. You can e-mai Mitchell at firstname.lastname@example.orgREAD MORE »
|Historical Society Opens Ransom School On Saturday Mornings: Volunteers Needed|
Saturdays, 9AM-Noon: The Rutherford County Historical Society has opened the Ransom School (717 N. Academy St.) to the public on Saturdays from 9:00AM to Noon. Volunteer teams are needed to cover these hours. Preferably a man and women team. If you are interested in participating in this historical project, please contact Gwen Boyd email@example.comREAD MORE »
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|Mother's Day Out (1st Methodist Church)|
First United Methodist Church of Murfreesboro (265 W. Thompson Ln.) is now enrolling for MOTHER'S DAY OUT for fall 2014! Our loving, Christian environment is the perfect place for families with young children. Children need to be 1 year old by Dec. 31, 2014 to turning 3 years old. We off the option for children to either on Monday and Wednesday or select Tuesday and Thursday. The program is 8:30-1:30 and is $150 per month. We are excited to offer enrichment opportunities this fall including kids yoga, Spanish classes and Do Re Mi Kids presented by Sarah Taylor Young Studios. If you have questions, phone 615-893-1322.READ MORE »
|MTSU Dairy Hill 5K and 10K Stampede|
Sat. (Sept.13, 2014) 8AM DAIRY HILL STAMPEDE 5K and 10K run at MTSU's Dairy Experimental Learning and Research Center (3211 Guy James Rd.; Lascassas, TN). Fee: $30 per runner. It benefits the Farm Animal Care Coalition of Tennessee (FACCT) and the Veteran's Recovery Center Council. For more information, phone Lou Nave at 615-970-8065 or check website www.tnfacct.com. You can also register on-line at www.active.com.READ MORE »
|PINK EYE RESEARCH (free care and medication)|
Dr. Craig McCabe, the eye doctor you hear on the radio, is participating in PINK EYE RESEARCH. If you have PINK EYE, you are eligible for FREE care and medication if you are a part of a study group. For more information, contact Gigi Hampton at 615-904-9024 or e-mail her at Gigi@McCabeVisionCenter.com. The best time to contact is Monday through Friday from 10:00AM to 6:00PM. McCabe Vision Center is at 122 Heritage Park Dr. (37129).READ MORE »
|Register Now For CITIZENS FIRE ACADEMY|
Tuesdays (Sept. 16 - Oct. 28, 2014) 6-9PM Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department is now accepting applications for the 12th session of the Citizens Fire Academy (CFA). Citizens gain more knowledge on the workings of our local fire and rescue programs. Completing the academy has no bearing on employment with the City or MFRD. The cost of the class is $35.00. Class size is limited and the deadline for application submission is September 2. Applications can be obtained at Fire Administration located at 220 NW Broad Street or any MFRD fire station. They can also be obtained online at: www.murfreesborotn.gov/fireacademy. For more information, contact MFRD Administration at 615-893-1422.
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|Siegel Summer Softball Smash!|
Fri-Sun (Aug. 15-17, 2014) SIEGEL SUMMER SOFTBALL SMASH is open to ages 10-14 and played a centrally located ball parks. Each team is guaranteed five games. There is a $200 entry fee. For more information,contact Brandon Curran at 615-478-6049 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.READ MORE »
|Volunteer Van Drivers Needed To Carry Vets To Doctor|
Volunteers are needed to drive vans that take veterans to medical appointments. Volunteers will need to go through a training and orientation program so that your volunteering experience will be more enjoyable. For more information, contact Darlene Haynes on the Murfreesboro campus: 615-225-6517. READ MORE »
|Wine Around the Square|
Sat. (Sept. 20, 2014) 6-9PM The Third annual Wine Around The Square, a wine-tasting event to benefit the Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation’s The Power of Pink. This event is around the downtown Square in Murfreesboro. During the last fiscal year, 529 mammograms were provided for Rutherford County women---up 200 mammograms from the previous year---thanks to WATS and The Power of Pink. During the last fiscal year, 529 mammograms were provided for Rutherford County women---up 200 mammograms from the previous year---thanks to WATS and The Power of Pink. For tickets, visit: WineAroundTheSquare.org.
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