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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: 07/01/2015
Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival Returns July 10-12
One of America's premier traditional music festivals, the Uncle Dave Macon Days old-time music and dance festival, will return to Murfreesboro July 10-12. The annual celebration takes place in Cannonsburgh, an ... 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: 01/28/2015
Uncle Dave Macon Days award winners and new festival features announced
Representatives of Uncle Dave Macon Days presented by Beaman Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and RAM Trucks and Legacy Sponsor Wilson Bank & Trust made several new announcements concerning the 2015 Old Time Music F... 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: 10/09/2014
Tourist Spending in Rutherford County Tops $291 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 6.8% in tou... 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: 03/16/2015
Main Street JazzFest Announces Lineup fo
The Main Street JazzFest committee has confir... Read More
Posted: 02/27/2015
Catch March Madness in Murfreesboro
Don’t miss out on all of the fun and ex... Read More
Posted: 11/12/2014
TSSAA State Cheerleading and Dance Champ
The 2014 TSSAA State Cheerleading and Dance C... 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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Cannonsburgh Village
Bradley Academy
Sam Davis Grave Marker
Sam Davis Home
Bradley Academy
Oaklands Historic House Museum
Sam Davis Home
Discovery Center
Civil War Cannon
Rutherford County Courthouse
Sam Davis Home
Cannonsburgh Village


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