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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: 01/08/2016
Wedding Dresses through the Decades exhibit at Oaklands Mansion Jan. 10-Mar. 6
Step back to yesterday and see the common threads that weave together the lives of women through the decades in middle Tennessee and across the country. Enjoy traveling through time as you walk among over fifty... 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: 11/02/2015
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: 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: 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: 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
ReadySetRutherford.com selected as a 2014 “South’s Best Destination App or Mobile Site” by ConventionSouth Magazine
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau mobile website, m.ReadySetRutherford.com, 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: 11/09/2015
TSSAA State Cheerleading and Dance Champ
The 2015 TSSAA State Cheerleading and Dance C... Read More
Posted: 10/26/2015
TSSAA State Girls' Soccer Championships
The 2015 TSSAA State Girls’ Soccer Cham... Read More
Posted: 10/16/2015
TSSAA State Girls' Volleyball Championsh
The TSSAA Division I and Division II State Gi... Read More

Local Media

WGNS-1450 AM
306 South Church St. ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5373 | 1450WGNS.com
WAPB-810 AM
(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 | 94FMTheFish.com
WMOT-89.5 FM

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Box 3 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2800 | www.wmot.org
WMTS-88.3

Middle Tennessee State University

MTSU Box 58 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 898-2636 | MTSU.edu/~WMTS
The Daily News Journal
224 North Walnut Street ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5860 | DNJ.com
Rutherford A.M.
224 North Walnut Street ,, Murfreesboro, TN 37133
(615) 278-5126 | Tennessean.com
The Murfreesboro Post
307 N. Walnut Street, Suite 2 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 869-0800 | MurfreesboroPost.com
Sidelines
MTSU P.O. Box 8 ,Murfreesboro, TN 37132
(615) 904-8357 | MTSUSidelines.com
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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Chris Young, singer/songwriter
Native son and Grammy®-nominated RCA Nashville singer/songwriter Chris Young welcomes you to Rutherford County. To see what else Rutherford County has in store, check out these videos.
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