Murfreesboro, TN – Mosque leaders initially received few bids from contractors to build their new worship center. They feared it was because of community pressure, but the delay has resulted in an unexpected bonus.
Nashville, TN – The 29th annual African Street Fair begins this evening and runs through Sunday night. The fair features great music, African art, ethnic cuisine, storytelling and a children's pavillion.
Murfreesboro, TN – The Gore Research Center has created a cell phone tour of the MTSU campus in time for the school's centennial celebration. The audio tour includes the rememberances of dozens MTSU alumni taken from the Gore Center's oral archives.
Nashville, TN – Dr. Murat Arik, an Economist and MTSU Business and Economics Center researcher, says Tenn. will likely keep its high debt ratings, but also says the state is doing the right thing by preparing for the worst.
Nashville, TN – Responding to comments about the state's new voter photo ID law by Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper and Illinois Senator Dick Durban, Republic State House Speaker Beth Harwell says the Democrats should stick to federal issues and not "...come to Tennessee to trample on state's rights."
Murfreesboro, TN – MTSU's Confucious Institute and the Center for Educational Media are partnering to provide Mandarin language lessons via cable and satellite broadcasts to students all across Tennessee.