MURFREESBORO, Tenn, (ANFINSON) -- Students on college campuses across Tennessee are bracing for yet another tuition hike. The Tennessee Board of Regents voted recently to increase tuition at all of its institutions, including a 6.8 percent increase at Middle Tennessee State.
Students attending schools in the University of Tennessee system will also face sharp hikes.
The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro is nearing completion.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A spokesman for the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro now says congregants likely will not get to celebrate the beginning of Ramadan in their new mosque.
The Center’s leadership filed a lawsuit in federal court in Nashville yesterday, asking that a chancery court order denying them occupancy of the new building be lifted immediately. That order was granted yesterday evening.
JACKSON, Tenn. (BEASLEY) -- Middle Tennessee signal caller Logan Kilgore has been named to the AFCA Good Works Team, one of the most highly coveted off-the-field honors.
This elite group represents the college football athletes who are committed to lending a helping hand in their communities. When Kilgore isn't busy orchestrating his offense, he often helps with the Special Olympics, and participates in the "Read Across America" program.
This years Good Works Team has one of the most impressive community service resumes in the programs 21 year existence.
NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — Two county chapters of the Tennessee GOP say Governor Haslam isn’t conservative enough and have passed resolutions calling on state party leaders to sanction him.
The groups condemned the Republican governor for hiring gay individuals and Democrats to serve in his administration..
Here in Middle Tennessee, the Williamson County Republican Party recently passed a resolution calling on the governor to reconsider his appointment of a Muslim-American lawyer to his economic development staff.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — The use of commuter buses and a regional train in the Mid-State jumped dramatically this past year.
The Nashville Metropolitan Transit Authority and the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee provided more than 10 million passenger trips during the period. The increase amounted to more than a million riders in a single year.
MTA’s Patrica Harriss-Morehead says the system couldn’t be happier.