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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: 08/31/2015
More Than 190 Youth Soccer Teams to Play in Murfreesboro and Smyrna over Labor Day Weekend
Approximately 190 soccer teams will arrive in Murfreesboro and Smyrna over the Labor Day weekend for the 4th Annual Tennessee Cup Youth Soccer Tournament. The event runs Friday, September 4 through Monday, Sept... Read More
Posted: 08/18/2015
Tourist Spending in Rutherford County Tops $307 Million
Tourism is big business in Rutherford County! According to figures released today by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the U.S. Travel Association, the county saw an increase of 5.5% in touris... Read More
Posted: 06/03/2015
Young Adult Book Festival Launching in Rutherford County
A one-of-a-kind book festival will connect area teens and the general public to authors of young adult literature with its launch in Murfreesboro March 10-12, 2016.The Southeastern Young Adult Book Festival is ... Read More
Posted: 05/28/2015
Hallowed Ground: Lantern Tour of the Stones River National Cemetery Schedule Announced
Stories taken from the letters and diaries of men who fought and died in the Civil War will be presented this summer at the Stones River National Battlefield.  Join a park ranger for an hour-long walk by l... Read More
Posted: 03/25/2015
STS Selects Uncle Dave Macon Days as a Top 20 Event for July
Southeast Tourism Society has named the 38th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for July, 2015.This year's Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival will take place July 10-... Read More
Posted: 02/24/2015
Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau receives All Star Award
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau has received the 2014 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: 12/17/2014
Main Street JazzFest selected as an STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast
Southeast Tourism Society has named Main Street JazzFest one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast for May, 2015.Main Street JazzFest will take place May 1-2, 2015 in Murfreesboro.  JazzFest is a weekend o... Read More
Posted: 11/13/2014
Rutherford County CVB Trademarks The Sports Capital of Tennessee (R)
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau has officially trademarked The Sports Capital of Tennessee® to set Rutherford County apart from the booming sports market competition. The process of tr... Read More
Posted: 10/28/2014
Rutherford County CVB Honored with ConventionSouth's Readers' Choice Award
It is with honor that the publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau with a 2014 Rea... Read More
Posted: 10/07/2014
Rutherford County Spotlighted on 2015 “South’s Surprising Recreational Havens for Groups” List
Rutherford County has been chosen as one of ConventionSouth magazine’s Editors’ Picks for the 2015 South’s Surprising Recreational Havens for Groups list. The list was comprised by ConventionS... 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
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News Releases

Posted: 08/13/2015
Inaugural Middle Tennessee Football Clas
Two of Alabama's top high school football pro... Read More
Posted: 07/27/2015
Author June Hall McCash to speak at rare
On August 14, 2015, Oaklands will host celebr... Read More
Posted: 07/21/2015
International Grand Championship Horse S
The Walking Horse Owners’ Association (... 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 Street ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5860 |
Rutherford A.M.
224 North Walnut Street ,, Murfreesboro, TN 37133
(615) 278-5126 |
The Murfreesboro Post
307 N. Walnut Street, Suite 2 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(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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