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Nashville Soccer Club Forms Inaugural Special Olympics Unified Team

Nashville Soccer Club, in partnership with Special Olympics Tennessee, today announced the formation of its first-ever Special Olympics Unified Team. Leveraging the power of sport, MLS WORKS, ESPN and Special Olympics have teamed up to promote an environment of social inclusion, which is aligned with the League’s Soccer For All platform. Cornerstone to the collaboration is the Special Olympics Unified Sports® Soccer Exchange Program, uniting individuals with intellectual disabilities (Special Olympics athletes) and individuals without intellectual disabilities (Unified partners) as members of one team.
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WEATHER- Spring Returns

After a warm week and a bumpy weekend, Some nice weather for the next couple of days before an unsettled pattern kicks in mid-week. Today- Plentiful sunshine. High 79F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Tonight- Clear skies. Low 53F. Winds light and variable. Tuesday – Sunshine. High near...

How Does Tennessee Rank as a Work from Home State?

As 20% of all professional jobs are now remote, the personal-finance website WalletHub released last month, a report on the Best States for Working from Home. Tennessee took an overall ranking of 11th place, the work environment ranked 19th and the living environment placed 2nd. Here are the key components...

Powerball Player in Murfreesboro Wins $50,000

May 12, 2022 – Two lucky players in Memphis and Murfreesboro won $50,000 each from last night’s Powerball drawing. These winners won the big prize in two different ways. The Murfreesboro player matched four out of five white balls and the red Powerball to win $50,000 from a ticket purchased at Publix, 3415 Memorial Blvd. in Murfreesboro.

New Music for You This Week – May 16, 2022

If you are looking for new music, we have created a list of established artists you might know and new artists you may want to explore their music. 1Steven C – ‘Classic Rock Piano: Vol 1 California’. Pianist, composer, and recording artist Steven C Anderson (Steven C) brings...

Two Local High School Students Receive $1,000 Scholarships From School Resource Officers

Two Rutherford County high school students each received $1,000 scholarships from the school resource officers. Madysson Tibbs of Eagleville School and Grace Towle of Riverdale High School accepted the scholarships from the SROs during a presentation at their schools. SRO Jason Urban, who coordinates the scholarships, said the SROs contributed...

Photo of the Week: May 16, 2022

Each week, we will bring you a photo of the week, showcasing the sights of Rutherford County (and beyond). Whether it’s a photo of a local landmark, a park, a photo from an event, or just a great photo from the area, we want to showcase our local communities throughout the next year.

OBITUARY: David Price Simms III

Mr. David Price Simms III of Murfreesboro, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, he was 23 years old. He is the son of David Price Simms Jr. and Melissa Elaine Qualls. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his grandmother – Shirley Ann Padgett; grandmother –...

OBITUARY: Katherine Jean Covington

Katherine Jean Covington, age 92, of Murfreesboro, died Thursday, May 12, 2022, at Alive Hospice, Murfreesboro surrounded by her family. She was a native of Eagleville, Tennessee, and a daughter of the late Sam Houston Hendrix and Rose Lee Vaughn Hendrix. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in...

OBITUARY: Donnie Loyd Hassell Jr.

Mr. Donnie Loyd Hassell, Jr. of Murfreesboro, Tennessee passed away on Friday, May 13, 2022, he was 50 years old. He was born in Nashville, TN to Donnie Loyd, Sr., and Janean Martin Hassell. Donnie worked pouring gyp-crete for ACS Construction. He loved watching Alabama football and having bonfires with...

OBITUARY: Robert Lee Pendergrast

Mr. Robert Lee Pendergrast passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Community Care, he was 80 years old. He was a lifelong resident of Rutherford County and a 20-year retired veteran of the United States Army. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Viola Pendergrast; brothers,...

WEATHER- Stormy Evening

We will update as needed and as always bookmark your Close To Home Weather Page. You can find it here, for Live Local radar, watches, and warnings. Hazardous Weather Outlook National Weather Service Nashville TN 250 AM CDT Sun May 15 2022 TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-160800- Stewart-Montgomery-Robertson-Sumner-Macon-Clay-Pickett-Houston- Humphreys-Dickson-Cheatham-Davidson-Wilson-Trousdale-Smith-Jackson- Putnam-Overton-Fentress-Perry-Hickman-Lewis-Williamson-Maury- Marshall-Rutherford-Cannon-De Kalb-White-Cumberland-Bedford-Coffee- Warren-Grundy-Van Buren-Wayne-Lawrence-Giles- 250 AM CDT Sun May 15 2022 This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Middle Tennessee. .DAY ONE...Today and tonight. Isolated strong to severe storms will be possible late this afternoon through the evening hours. Gusty winds of up to 60 mph, hail and brief heavy rains will be possible, especially for areas along and west of I-65. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday. No hazardous weather is expected at this time.