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  1. 'SPIRE' nurtures readers at Boys & Girls ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Melinda Lewis, reading specialist at the Smyrna unit of the Boys & Girls Club, teaches one of her classes. DAN EPRIGHT came on board the Boys & Girls Club of Smyrna as the summer reading specialist, a fun job in her major, almost like a summer camp counselor reinforcing traditional teachers over the break.

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  2. Fired SRO had history of poor behaviorRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    A Rutherford County school resource officer who was fired after being charged with assaulting a student had been recommended for termination and transfer to another division previously, personnel records show. , 53, of La Vergne, was arrested and booked into Rutherford County jail on a $6,000 bond after being charged with assault, perjury and filing a false report.

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  3. Linda Baker TweedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    She was a native of Nashville and was preceded in death by her husband Michael Tweedy; son, Todd Pinson; father, Grady Baker, and mother, Gladys Barnes Gabler. Mrs. Tweedy was a member of River of Life Church in Smyrna and retired from United Paper Works Union.

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  4. Nissan to sell battery business, including Smyrna plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Nissan officials believe the sale of the company's lithium ion battery operations, including the Smyrna plant, will lead to better batteries and "more compelling" electric vehicles such as the LEAF. Japan-based Nissan announced in early July it is in advanced talks to sell its battery subsidiary, Automotive Energy Supply Corp., in addition to Smyrna and Sunderland, England battery operations, to GSR Capital, a Chinese holding company. 3 comments

  5. Traffic solutions coming to SmyrnaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran works the Traffic Operations Center inside City Hall, a similar setup to the one coming to Smyrna. DAN EPRIGHT To concerned citizens speaking at Town Council meetings or bemoaning the congestion online, it might feel like nothing is being done to address the problem.

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  6. Smyrna wins 34-28 thriller at La VergneRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Smyrna High quarterback Alex Bannister completed a 40-yard touchdown pass to Joseph Woodard with no time left to complete a dogged 34-28 comeback win on the road Friday night. The Bulldogs had to battle back from the brink to celebrate the season-opening win over nearby rival La Vergne.

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  7. Cast a ballot at any vote center in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Still in need of the Tennessee Secretary of State's Office endorsement, the plan will allow Rutherford County voters to cast their ballots at any polling location. FILE PHOTO In a nod to future growth, the Rutherford County Election Commission unanimously approved a convenient vote center plan Monday reducing the number of polling sites but allowing voters to cast ballots at any of 28 locations in the county starting in 2018.

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  8. Motlow enrollment mushrooms at Smyrna campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Enrollment at Motlow-Smyrna is booming partly due to fun events like the annual International Day at the community college, but also due to Rutherford growth and the Tennessee Promise. JOHN BUTWELL Don't look now, but when classes start Aug. 28 at Motlow State Community College, the Smyrna campus off the Sam Ridley Parkway will be bursting at the seams.

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  9. Remarkable Rutherford Woman: Jessica James is spider monkeys' keeper at Nashville ZooRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Jessica James doesn't go into the outdoor play space with the rowdy spider monkeys she tends as a primate keeper, but this one's photo seems to be looking at her in the monkey house. JOHN BUTWELL Thunder rumbles and rain drums down on the roof of the four-seat gator parked behind the monkey house as Murfreesboro's leans back in the driver's seat, describing how she went from being a Siegel High School cheerleader to become a primate keeper at the Nashville Zoo.

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  10. Zama students get a taste of American high schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Nineteen students from Zama, Japan who crossed the Pacific Ocean to visit their sister city, spent some time last week with other students their age at Stewarts Creek High School. With smartphone-fueled translation support, Koyamazi says the most interesting part of her school day was understanding enough in Spanish class to tell the teacher her name.

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  11. J. C. HarvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Born in Carroll Co., MS, Mr. Harville was a son of the late William Harville and Fannie Bell Nail Harville. He was a retired contractor and was a member of Triune Baptist Church where he was Deacon Emeritus.

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  12. Smyrna impact fees could see hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Passing unanimously on the second reading, an annexation by Smyrna of a 109-acre parcel near Stewarts Creek High School, on Rocky Fork Almaville Road at Morton Lane, will see more than 200 homes when fully built out. The issue generated public comment on the volume of traffic and the strain on utilities and roads in the area.

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  13. John Thomas StilesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Born in East Saint Louis, IL, he was the son of the late Joe Romeo and Thelma Olive Elam Stiles. Mr. Stiles is survived by sons, Timmie Rich of Smyrna, TN and Keith Stiles of Columbia, TN; daughters, Shirley Hasan and Darlene Hale both of Smyrna, TN; brothers, Jimmy Stiles of Hillsboro, TN and Billy Stiles of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; sisters, JoAnn Willis of Rockvale, TN, Cinda Stiles of Donelson, TN, Patsy Locke of Ellwood City, PA, Brenda Ward of Phoenix, AZ, and Linda Carter of Lascassas, TN; 12 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

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  14. Remarkable Rutherford Woman: Public service is a family tradition for Mary Esther ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    "Nothing is more rewarding than seeing something happen that you helped with," says Mary Esther Reed, Smyrna's first female mayor, who's spearheading the town's Blue Angel memorial. JOHN BUTWELL was still the mayor and council members were also commissioners over the various town departments.

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  15. Bennie Lee EdwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Juliet, TN passed away Sunday Aug. 6, 2017. Born in the Fellowship Community in Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Hiram Epps Edwards, Sr., and Erlene McPeak Edwards.

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  16. Kon'nichiwa, y'allRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    They're here! Students from Smyrna's sister city, Zama, Japan received a warm welcome at last Tuesday's ceremony, held at the Smyrna Event Center. An echo of the welcome offered to Smyrna students in Japan, the sister city delegation entered the ballroom in to cheers and applause.

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  17. Cinthia Lynn AvantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Born in Lumberton, NC, Ms Avant was the daughter of Eugene Griffy and the late Harriett Atkinson Griffy. She was a receptionist at Amazing Lashes in Franklin,TN.

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  18. Celebration of Kenneth Davidson's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Friends along with many of the staff at NHC in Murfreesboro participated in a celebration of life on Friday, July 14 for , who died at the facility on March 20. He had been a resident there for the past three years. The occasion was also recognition of his 70th birthday.

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  19. James LambRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Mr. Lamb was born in the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County and was a son of the late Scott and Alice Wilson Lamb. He was a member of Promise United Methodist Church, was a lifelong farmer and was a good and kind man.

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  20. Carl Gene "Red" PenningtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2017 | Murfreesboro Post

    Carl Gene "Red" Pennington , age 85 of Smyrna, TN, passed away Friday July 21, 2017. A native of Wayne, IL, he was the son of the late Guy Keith and Reva Redfren Pennington.

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