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Created specifically to connect the media and the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Newsroom provides timely and interesting news content that features events, attractions and personalities.
For the media, this area offers a library of story ideas from which to draw. In addition, the CVB Newsroom features an online media kit highlighting major releases about our most appealing attractions and tourist opportunities.
The CVB staff is available to help our industry partners in spreading the good news about Tennessee tourism.

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Learn the latest about what's happening in Rutherford County:
Posted: 08/06/2014
U.S. Air Force Freedom Winds to perform free concert at Oaklands Historic House Museum
Oaklands Historic House Museum is proud to host The United States Air Force Freedom Winds Woodwind Quintet as they perform at Maney Hall on Wednesday, August 13th.The Freedom Winds Woodwind ... Read More
Posted: 07/22/2014
Versatile Walking Horses on Display in Murfreesboro
The all-around versatility of the Tennessee Walking Horse will be on full display when the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders’ and Exhibitors’ Association hosts its 16th Annual World Versatility Show ... Read More
Posted: 03/20/2014
Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival named as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast
The Southeast Tourism Society has named the 37th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for July, 2014.This year's Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival will take place July... Read More
Posted: 03/14/2014
Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau receives All Star Award
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau has received the 2013 All Star Award from Constant Contact for its monthly e-newsletter. Each year, Constant Contact bestows the All Star Award to a select g... Read More
Posted: 02/05/2014 selected as a 2014 “South’s Best Destination App or Mobile Site” by ConventionSouth Magazine
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau mobile website,, has been named as one of “The South’s Best Destination Apps and Mobile Sites,” by the editors of ... Read More
Posted: 01/24/2014
Rutherford County Tourism Numbers Increase in 2013
Recently released figures show significant growth in Rutherford County’s tourism impact, including a $6 million increase in revenue on total rooms sold in 2013.According to the Smith Travel Research annua... Read More
Posted: 10/28/2013
Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored With ConventionSouth’s Annual Readers’ Choice Award
GULF SHORES, Ala. (Oct. 28, 2013)—It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Rutherford County Conventi... Read More
Posted: 09/20/2013
Tourist Spending in Rutherford County Tops $272 Million
Tourism is big business in Rutherford County! According to figures recently released by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the U.S. Travel Association, the county saw an increase of 7.93% in to... Read More
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News Releases

Posted: 07/11/2014
Author Shirley Farris Jones to speak at
As the Civil War unfolded, Murfreesboro becam... Read More
Posted: 06/27/2014
Vintage Base Ball set for June 29 at t
The Sam Davis Home is excited to be a part of... Read More
Posted: 06/27/2014
A Whole New Day for Uncle Dave Macon Day
Sundays at Uncle Dave Macon Days have always ... Read More

Local Media

WGNS-1450 AM
306 South Church St. ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5373 |
(615) 890-8100
WFCM-91.7 FM/710 AM
(615) 223-9326
Life 105.1/94.1 The Fish
312 South Church St. ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 890-3233 |
WMOT-89.5 FM

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Box 3 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2800 |

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Box 58 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2636 |
The Daily News Journal
224 North Walnut St., P.O. Box 68 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5860 |
Rutherford A.M.
224 North Walnut Street ,, Murfreesboro, TN 37133
(615) 278-5126 |
The Murfreesboro Post
P.O. Box 10008 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37129
(615) 869-0800 |
MTSU P.O. Box 8 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 904-8357 |
Smyrna AM
103 Front St., Smyrna, TN 37167
(615) 459-3868
Rutherford County, Tennessee receives all of the network affiliate stations based out of Nashville.
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