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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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Posted: 04/04/2014
Oaklands Mansion to offer Antebellum Academy June 23-27
Ever long to return to the days of Rhett and Scarlett? Girls ages 12 and up can do just that during the Antebellum Academy, presented by Oaklands Historic House Museum from June 23-27, 2014. Surrounded by the ... Read More
Posted: 03/27/2014
Spring Bash in the ‘Boro to host 1,800 soccer players this weekend
Murfreesboro Soccer Club (MSC) officials announced today that this week’s Spring Bash in the ‘Boro soccer tournament will bring more than 1,800 soccer players from states across the Southeast and Mi... 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: 03/19/2014
U.S. Navy Blue Angels to headline The Great Tennessee Air Show
The United States Navy Blue Angels precision flight demonstration team soars into Middle Tennessee to headline the 2014 Great Tennessee Air Show on Saturday, June 14 and Sunday, June 15, 2014. Presented by the ... 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: 03/10/2014
Main Street JazzFest Finalizes Lineup for 2014 Festival
Main Street Murfreesboro has confirmed the weekend of May 2-3 for this year’s Main Street JazzFest.The annual music festival is on pace to once again pack attendees on the Square in Murfreesboro, Tenn. fo... 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: 02/03/2014
Barbara Wolke Promoted to Convention & Visitors Bureau Vice President
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has promoted Barbara Wolke to vice president of the Convention & Visitors Bureau. She has been serving in an interim capacity since November.As vice president, Wolk... 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: 11/22/2013
Main Street JazzFest named as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast
The Southeast Tourism Society has named Main Street JazzFest one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for May, 2014.Main Street JazzFest will take place May 2-3, 2014.  JazzFest is a weekend of fun and co... 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: 02/28/2014
Catch March Madness at MTSU
Don’t miss out on all of the fun and ex... Read More
Posted: 11/13/2013
30th Annual Christmas Candlelight Tour o
Usher in the holiday season with an enchantin... Read More
Posted: 10/22/2013
Sam Davis, a Hero Remembered
“Sam Davis, a Hero Remembered” wi... Read More

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312 South Church St. ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
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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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