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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: 05/20/2016
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: 05/19/2016
USASA Soccer Fest to head to the mid-state area in 2017
Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA), along with the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA), is pleased to announce the country's largest adult soccer event will be making its way to Richard Siegel... Read More
Posted: 05/16/2016
TSSAA Spring Fling Returns to Rutherford County
TSSAA Spring Fling, an Olympic-style event featuring the state's top athletes, will take place in Rutherford County next week, May 23-27. The best high school athletes in the state will compete for championship... Read More
Posted: 05/13/2016
July Jamboree: Summer Picnic set for July 22
OAKLANDS MANSION ANNOUNCES JULY JAMBOREE: A PICNIC ON THE GROUNDS OF OAKLANDS PARKOaklands Mansion is excited to announce Saturday, July 22, as the date of its inaugural July Jamboree: Summer Picnic.  The ... Read More
Posted: 05/10/2016
TN Arts & Murfreesboro to host Summer Arts Jam on June 8
TN Arts & Murfreesboro to host Summer Arts Jam on June 8In partnership with the City of Murfreesboro, the Tennessee Arts Commission is thrilled to present Summer Arts Jam on June 8 on the Murfreesboro Civic... Read More
Posted: 05/09/2016
MTSU to Host C-USA Track and Field Championship
The Middle Tennessee track & field teams along with Blue Raider athletics are excited to host the 2016 Conference USA Track & Field Championships May 12-15 at the Dean A. Hayes Track & Soccer Stadiu... Read More
Posted: 04/14/2016
Southeast Tourism Society Selects Uncle Dave Macon Days as a ‘STS Top 20 Event’
The Southeast Tourism Society has named the 39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival one of the STS Top 20 Events in the Southeast for July, 2016.This year’s Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival is July 8-9. ... Read More
Posted: 04/04/2016
Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau receives 2015 Constant Contact All Star Award
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been named a 2015 All Star Award winner by Constant Contact®, Inc., the trusted marketing advisor to hundreds of thousands of small organizations wo... Read More
Posted: 03/28/2016
Discovery Center opens new Science of Music: Good Vibrations exhibit
Ready for some air guitar? Want to channel your inner diva or loosen up your vocal cords? Test out your rhythm on an array of percussion instruments? Discovery Center is setting the stage for visitors to learn ... Read More
Posted: 12/18/2015
Main Street JazzFest selected as an STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast
The Southeast Tourism Society has named Main Street JazzFest one of the STS Top 20 Event in the Southeast for May, 2016.Main Street JazzFest will take place May 6-7, 2016. The STS Top 20 Festival and Event Awar... Read More
Posted: 11/19/2015
One Million Room Nights Sold in Rutherford County Hotels
For the first time in the history of Rutherford County over 1 million hotel rooms have been sold within a running 12 month period (November 2014 – October 2015). This reflects an 8.7% increase over the la... Read More
Posted: 11/02/2015
Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored With ConventionSouth's Annual 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 2015 Rea... 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: 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: 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: 10/07/2014
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: 04/01/2016
JazzFest wraps up lineup for 20 year ann
Main Street Murfreesboro has scheduled its si... Read More
Posted: 03/15/2016
Oaklands Mansion to host author talk wit
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Posted: 01/28/2016
2016 Southern Equine Expo Returns to Mur
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Local Media

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306 South Church St. ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
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(615) 223-9326
94.1 The Fish
312 South Church St. ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
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Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Box 3 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2800 |
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Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Box 58 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2636 |
The Daily News Journal
201 East Main Street, Suite 400 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5860 |
The Tennessean
1100 Broadway ,Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 259-8300 |
The Murfreesboro Post
307 N. Walnut Street, Suite 2 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 869-0800 |
MTSU Box 8, COMM 107 ,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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