As cases of the coronavirus climb statewide, local leaders across Tennessee are wrestling with how to reduce the spread, and reacting to limitations that prevent them from mandating masks like in Nashville.
Rutherford County Schools is joining the list of districts closing its buildings following a recommendation from Gov. Lee. But while the buildings will be closed, the district says its school year is not over. “We will continue to provide instructional opportunities to keep our students engaged,” said Director of Schools Bill Spurlock. He says he’ll […]
Listen / For the first time in 26 years, a new library is opening in Rutherford County. But there’s something you won’t see there: books. Or, bookshelves. The Technology Engagement Center is designed as a trendsetting library that focuses on digital literacy, computing skills and “maker” spaces.
Listen / Rutherford County is opening a special court, starting this week, to streamline how the county deals with environmental issues. Six departments will refer their citations to the court, including Fire and Rescue, Building Codes, Animal Control, Solid Waste, Engineering and Emergency Management.
Listen / Unlike in Davidson County, schools in Rutherford will be in session on Monday, Aug. 21. So MTSU is helping teachers in Murfreesboro and surrounding areas prepare their students for the total solar eclipse. The university’s astronomy department has created lesson plans for K-12 teachers. One lesson has students model the distances between the […]