Stepfather convicted for his role in murdering his 7-year-old son in Christiana, TN in 2004 will be before a parole board in October of this year. The man will be asking for release.
As long as he can remember, teenager Preston Davis has always dreamt about flying an aircraft.
"Feed My Sheep Ministries" event will be this Saturday at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church located at 111 Lytle Street.
Looking back to one of two cases that sparked the arrest of Mikita in 2012, a female victim said that she was asleep on her sofa when someone entered her house. She awoke to confront Mikita in her hallway.
The free USDA Commodity Food Program will be handing out free food in September.
On June 27th and 28th 2015 (Saturday and Sunday) the Stones River Amateur Radio Club and the Rutherford County Amateur Radio Emergency Services will hold their annual Field Day exercise at the StoneCrest Hospital in Smyrna.
WGNS thought we would take a brief look back into local radio history with the wife of Carl Tipton.
“The girls in the class are at an age where they could understand the information given them and could appreciate the seriousness of the situations that were covered..."
An incident report obtained by WGNS on Tuesday shows that the suspect stuffed the shorts down his pants.
A 33-year old sex offender who failed to properly check in as required by law has been rearrested.
A dance recital was recently held at Patterson Park Community Center in Murfreesboro. These are a few pictures from that event. We thought we would share the talent.
Children do not have to register in advance, they simply stop by any of the locations at the designated times to enjoy a healthy meal.
New Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland was asked by WGNS about transportation plans for the future and he told us he would love to expand the Rover bus, but…
Murfreesboro Police have another case of stolen shingles on their hands. This is shingle theft number six.
A homeless Murfreesboro man originally from Ohio has been arrested for allegedly stealing a truck.
Here’s a strange theft that WGNS has never reported in our 66-years of broadcasting…
Thomas Laird with the Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department told WGNS a beach party…
New Vision Baptist Church was one of several local churches that held family events for children in our community on Saturday…
Tennessee’s patient care physicians fulfill a vital role in the state’s economy by supporting more than 143,000 jobs and generating $20.1 billion in economic activity, according to a new report released today by the Tennessee Medical Association and the American Medical Association.
Here is a theft you don’t expect to hear about… A U-Haul truck was stolen from… you guessed it, U-Haul.
As one might imagine, most college students don't have any money. At least that was the case in this situation.
A Ford F-150 was stolen out of a driveway on Monet Court in Murfreesboro on Thursday.
A man claiming to be the half-brother of another man in Rutherford County has reportedly stolen over $10,000 from the victims’ checking account.
The Fisher House in Murfreesboro is holding a fundraiser this Saturday at the Stones River Country Club on Broad Street. Phil Barnett, who is with the Tennessee Fisher house Foundation, explains...
A new exhibit showcasing photos from six decades of country music captured by the lenses of three distinguished photographers opens Thursday, March 20, in MTSU’s nationally renowned Baldwin Photographic Gallery.
“Murfreesboro is supporting Soles4Souls because it is the definition of a social enterprise where solid business practices are used to create positive change in people’s lives...”
“The president’s directive—combined with his support for a minimum wage hike, his executive order increasing minimum wage for federal employees..."
The number of confirmed cases of tuberculosis, one of the world’s oldest and deadliest diseases, reached a historic low in Tennessee in 2013. However, many TB cases seen in Tennessee in recent years are complex and more challenging for health care providers to treat.
One of those calls came from a man claiming to be Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
The Adventures in Agriculture event is set for April 12th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lane Agri-Park in Murfreesboro
The 3rd Annual Special Kids Race announced Friday that spots are still available for the 15K, 5K, and 1 Mile event next Saturday, March 22, at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.
The Murfreesboro Firefighters Association (I.A.F.F. Local # 3035) has announced who they are supporting with their latest press release outlining political endorsements for the April 15th Murfreesboro city election.
Big changes for Murfreesboro Electric Customers... Amy Byers, the spokesperson for the electric department, tells us that you will be able to view more details about your account then ever before online.
M-P-D Officers later made contact with the suspect and after a police interview, he was charged with “Aggravated Assault.”
Tennessee Army National Guard Soldiers from the 1176th Transportation Company, based in Smyrna, TN are scheduled to depart on Sunday morning (Mar. 16), for a yearlong deployment to Afghanistan...
The disability services provider that supports adults with intellectual disabilities with choosing and realizing their visions of how they want to live, work and socialize will host its Annual Celebration & Silent Auction from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
This marks the second year for the Think Pink® Bunco Tournament. The community-wide fundraiser benefits breast cancer education and awareness through the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation.
Russell will have to explain the pills to a judge. He was taken to jail and charged with public intoxication, simple possession of a schedule III drug, manufacturing / delivering or sale of a schedule IV drug and a schedule II drug.
When Looper was caught by police driving down Northfield and then Battleground Drive, he was currently on bond for driving on a suspended license.
Information is needed about an armed suspect and a companion who robbed the Dollar General store Sunday night at 2706 Lascassas Pike, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.
A knock at the hotel door turned out to be a rapist who forced his way in attacking the female victim.
According to a Murfreesboro Police report, a 6-month old baby was injured in a road rage incident. Evidently, another motorist who was named in the report, is accused of throwing a cologne bottle...
The Rutherford County Soil Conservation District will be giving away bare-root tree seedlings to Rutherford County landowners at the Lane Agri-Park Complex, located at 315 John R. Rice Blvd., Suite 150, on Wednesday, March 5th at 9a.m.
27-Year old Terry S. Wilson has been arrested on charges of “Attempted Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor” and “Unlawful Photography.” Wilson, who lives in Eagleville, was apprehended on Wednesday.
27-Year old Terry S. Wilson has been arrested on charges of “Attempted Especially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor” and “Unlawful Photography.” Wilson, who lives in Eagleville, was apprehended on Wednesday.
Some $40,000 worth of jewelry was reported as stolen by a homeowner in Murfreesboro. The problem is, the owner of the jewelry doesn’t know exactly where the jewelry was taken.
Free food (groceries) will be distributed this Friday to those in need in Rutherford County. The food will be handed out at Greenhouse Ministries...
WGNS had a chance to speak with Phillips and asked him, “What would you tell someone thinking about opening a business on the local square today?”
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Ladder 9 responded to a unique rescue call just before 3:30 Monday afternoon at a home located at 5206 St. Ives Drive in Berkshire subdivision.
You will love this story and the soundbytes that go with it. The woman in these clips is so full of life, despite her age. Imagine all that you would see in 90-years. Imagine the stories you would have to tell.
A 21-year old Murfreesboro resident has been charged with three counts of felony drug possession. Police went to a home on Shelly Street where they were granted permission to go inside and search the residence.
186 Credit cards were discovered in a Select Inn motel room on S. Church Street in Murfreesboro after officers followed their nose to the scent of marijuana.
Former Rutherford County Sheriff's Department Detective Jim Tramel has officially announced his candidacy for Sheriff. You may recall in July of 2013, Tramel told WGNS News that he was called into Sheriff Arnold's office on June 6th and asked if he planned on running against him in 2014?
The “Wine in Grocery Stores” is nearly a 100-Percent GO, but not just yet. It passed in the house this week, but will come back to the Senate on Monday. Senator Bill Ketron (Republican), who lives in Murfreesboro, stated…
A man who entered a conditional guilty plea in Rutherford County to one count of conspiracy to sell over seventy pounds of marijuana and one count of possessing over seventy pounds of marijuana was denied an appeal on Tuesday.
POLICE: “The above listed subject was developed as a suspect in a recent series of armed and strong armed robberies in and around MTSU Campus. Washington was found with stolen property connected to one of the robberies.”
The 31-year old woman was charged with DUI #1, Driving on a Revoked License for the 4th time and simple possession of a sc
State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) announced that he has scheduled a Telephone Townhall Meeting to talk to citizens regarding issues before the Tennessee General Assembly and to listen to their concerns.
Additionally, the poll measured attitudes toward abortion, further restricting access to pseudoephedrine, allowing grocery stores to sell wine, and repealing the new federal healthcare law.
A woman was charged with filing a false report in Murfreesboro after the car she reported as stolen was spotted driving down South Rutherford Boulevard with her inside of it.
Human remains found Sunday and Monday off Big Springs Road have been sent to the state medical examiner's office for possible identification, Sheriff Robert Arnold said.
77-Year old Ned Livingston was the passenger in one of the three cars involved in the mishap on January 27th at 2:30 in the afternoon.
First National Mortgage Services, LLC Vice President, Becky Walker said “We are pleased to be honored as being a top lender in the State of Tennessee and honored in assisting over 140 families with their home loan needs.”
A charge of “Driving on Suspended license" for the 5th time was filed against a Murfreesboro woman after she was pulled over for having a brake light out.
Only about $100 was actually stolen from the restaurant, but about $2,000 worth of food had to be thrown out…
UPDATE with Interview: The fight was over a parking space at 1321 Dudley Street where a resident told officers he noticed someone had used the parking space in front of his unit. A witness told WGNS there is much more to this story...
A new report finds that despite progress made over the last decade, only about one-in-three students in the state are proficient at reading when he or she reaches the fourth grade.
Legislation that would let Tennesseans in certain communities vote on whether to allow the sale of wine in retail food stores via a local referendum was approved 23 to 8 by the State Senate on Thursday.
A Murfreesboro man will face the DeKalb County courts after being accused of stealing $12,000 worth of jewelry. 41 year old Randy Glenn Haslam of Murfreesboro is charged with...
A homeless man who was reportedly injured in a residential burglary that allegedly occurred in Murfreesboro was treated at the St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital for injuries sustained...
2014 Murfreesboro Basketball League Week two scores have been released. WGNS has the update below...
The Officer reported that upon making contact with Robert A. McAdoo, he seemed nervous. Officer Gann patted McAdoo down and felt something in his pocket.
Past police reports confirm that the Victoria’s Secret Store in the Avenue and at the local shopping mall are the most heavily shoplifted stores in the City of Murfreesboro, financially speaking.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s District 8 and Engine 1 responded to a vehicle fire at 1617 Huntington Drive just before 3:00 Wednesday afternoon.
A 26-year old man who lives in the area of St. Andrews Drive was arrested on “Theft Over $10,000” charges this past week.
Included on the April 15 city election ballot for Mayor, City Council and City School Board, voters will also have the opportunity to vote whether or not they would prefer future city elections be moved to coincide with county, state, and federal office elections in August.
A 26-year old Smyrna resident is facing aggravated robbery charges in Murfreesboro. Zebulun W. Byrd, who goes by the nickname of “Zeb,” allegedly robbed...
New laptop computers and iPads for school students in Murfreesboro elementary schools.
Positive news stories are so fun to report... The parent of a student at the Homer Pittard Campus School should get the good mom award, if only one existed.
Due to the cold, cold weather, more than just schools are closed. For the first time that we have ever reported, the Goodwill trailers are all closed in Middle Tennessee because...
Murfreesboro Police received an anonymous call about possible drug activity at a home on Palmer Drive in Murfreesboro and went to investigate on Sunday.
Have you ever asked a police officer what would happen if you fail to sign a traffic citation? A limousine driver from Nashville found out the answer the hard way.
Tennessee Volunteer Region Red Cross Responds to 932 Disasters in 2013 -- Effort part of overall Red Cross response to 146 large disasters nationwide..
A lot has changed over the years, but one thing in our community has remained constant. While Jan. 1st rang in a new year, it also rang in the 67th anniversary for WGNS.
Tennessee State Parks will sponsor free, guided hikes on New Year’s Day. Each state park will host its own special hike in the first few days of the New Year as part of the quarterly hikes program.
The comprehensive plan, once formulated and adopted, will serve as the principal guide for community and governmental decision making regarding land use, zoning, transportation planning, utility capacity and construction, economic development, traffic management, recreation, capital budgeting, provision of municipal services and facilities, housing, and community engagement.
Murfreesboro Police responded to a bar located at 114 South Maple Street on the local square in regards to an armed suspect early Sunday morning.
A man who allegedly took a bag containing only a small amount of methamphetamine into a Murfreesboro Walmart store faces several misdemeanor citations.
New laws regarding child passenger restraints take effect this week on Jan. 1.
Talk about uncomfortable… A fight between three men resulted in one biting the other in the lip.
Eleven-year-old Kobe Lowe attended the school for a few months before receiving his diagnosis at the end of September. Since then, Kobe has been at Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, undergoing aggressive treatment.
A victim in his late teens in the Rutherford County area was the target of a blackmail in recent days.
A Walmart Loss Prevention Officer managed to chase off two shoplifting suspects who exited the Old Fort Parkway store the day before Christmas Eve with over $700 worth of toys and computer related items in their shopping cart.
Jamison then described the suspect to officers as being a black male standing 6 foot 2. The reported robber however was not black at all… It was later determined that her white boyfriend conspired...
The Daily News Journal has decided to sell their downtown Murfreesboro building. The DNJ has been a part of Rutherford County for 164-years.
The contractor that reported the theft told police the labor to install the copper cost about 4-Grand.
According to Assistant Fire Marshal Michael Bartlett, two key witnesses saw a person in the area at the time of ignition. They also reported seeing the same person flee the scene.
On Thursday (December 19, 2013), the Rutherford County Fire Department and the Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service, along with Mapco Stores will be donating 50 (fifty) bicycles to children who are less fortunate in Rutherford County.
Several Murfreesboro Police Department Officers spent Saturday morning shopping with some very special young people.
A man currently residing in Murfreesboro was pulled over on South Highland Avenue and issued a verbal warning for not wearing a seatbelt… but there is much more to this story.
MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee wrapped up a recent trip to China with an academic exchange agreement with the North China University of Technology, with initial focus on ties to the MTSU Jones College of Business.
Morton got involved in the foundation after his son was granted a wish. He told us his son Tyler started having problems breathing when he was 10…
While in town, Governor Haslam announced a grant of $625,007 to fund equipment needed at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Murfreesboro. Gov. Haslam also spoke candidly about the role of local politicians…
In Smyrna, Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies arrested a suspect who allegedly stole a car. Brandon Basham was pulled over on the Old Nashville Highway... He will now face the courts on FRIDAY.
It was 5:50 a.m. on a cold and blustery day when around 20 riders gathered at North Boulevard Church of Christ to board one of the region’s most convenient bus services to Nashville’s downtown Metropolitan Transit Authority hub known as the Music City Central.
The annual Christmas Parade for Rutherford County is THIS SUNDAY, and while the event may last only one day... volunteers with WGNS spend months planning and organizing the event.
Hippie Hill, a location that many homeless call home in Rutherford County, is hosting a fundraiser on Friday night in Murfreesboro.
Altar’d State on Medical Center Parkway reported the theft of 14-pairs of jeans on Saturday.
If there’s any question about the safety of a food item before, during or after cooking, remember this rule: “If in doubt, throw it out.”
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam says he’s committed to improving the salaries of the state’s teachers and plans to provide some degree of funding in his proposed budget to start doing so.
We have yet another motorcycle theft to report in Murfreesboro. This will mark street bike theft number 8 this year. Plus, one dirt bike was also taken several months ago.
WGNS has confirmed that the CSX railroad crossing on Middle Tennessee Boulevard near the South Church Street intersection will be closed on Wednesday.
Detectives responded to the scene and took photographs and seized all stolen property, including the large quantity of pills found in the suspects vehicle.
Unknown persons continue calling on local businesses and telling them they owe money for past due electric bills. Hear what the electric department says about this HERE...
Former Tennessee Titans players like Chris Sanders will be in Murfreesboro on Saturday to play football and help raise money for the Shop with a Cop program.
Police responded to Walmart on South Rutherford Boulevard several days ago after an employee witnessed a woman load her buggy with several cases of beer and paper towels and leave the store without paying for the merchandise.
It gives listeners a chance to experiance what radio was like int the 1940's and 1950's. You could almost say, it was the CraigsList of the era during that time frame. It gave folks a chance to instantly sell their car, their house, their bike, etc. Today, the form of communication still works great for some.
WGNS has years and years of history within our walls. Much of our old equipment is either in storage or on display within the station today.
No suspects have been named in the stolen machinery case, but the Caterpillar has been listed in the National Crime Information Center database.
The NEW First Bank office that is in front of the Publix Shopping Center on Highway 99 had their first full day on Monday. FirstBank Murfreesboro President Ben Weatherford told us they are literally the first bank in that area…
On the most recent visit with Murphy police wrote in a report, “Upon arrival I knocked on the door and she immediately began screaming and cursing for me to leave.”
Suspect acccused of stabbing a Murfreesboro cab driver in April will appear in court to file a plea on Halloween morning.
The most recent case of theft occurred on Bell Street. The bike that was taken was a Honda CBR 1000 “RR.”
The program is free to children and parents, but the actual cost of the program is $27 per year, per child, and is split evenly between each county-wide program and the Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation. This pays for the cost of the books and postage.
In 2009, Edward M. Yarbrough, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee, announced a 64-count indictment, returned by a federal grand jury in Nashville, charging nine individuals with the commission of violent crimes in furtherance of racketeering activity.
The streets of Murfreesboro will welcome 3,000 half marathon athletes on Saturday, October 12 after selling out in just two hours in June.
“We can’t get over how much bigger Molly is in just five weeks,” said Firefighter Spivey. “This was such a unique experience for us and something we will never forget.”
An entire day has been set aside in Circuit Court for a Rutherford County trial involving a 24-year old man accused of an alleged home invasion that reportedly took place in 2012.
State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) announced he has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Labor to host a job fair for the people of Rutherford County and surrounding areas.
Talk about a bad day… A man who left his pants in an “unlocked” YMCA locker in the men’s locker room while working out told police when he returned to change clothes, his keys were missing.
WGNS was proud to receive the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Seven Seals Award on Thursday morning.
At 10:15 a.m., the state Supreme Court will hear Garcia v. Tennessee, which involves the immigration consequences of a guilty plea. Juan Alberto Blanco Garcia was an unauthorized alien illegally in the United States in 2008 when he was accused of multiple offenses in Warren County.
The Murfreesboro Police Vice Unit and the Gang Unit showed up at a home on North Highland Avenue this past week to serve a search warrant. Once at the home 37-year old...
WGNS has reported numerous stories involving local residents caught driving on a revoked license. Many of the arrests we report involve cases where drivers have been busted five times or more for driving on a revoked or suspended license.
Police turned their questioning to the female passenger who allegedly produced a bag of crack that was said to be hidden in the area of her groin.
An upcoming meeting will discuss the creation of Rutherford County promotional artwork. The meeting will be on Wednesday in the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse.
Another fraud report has been filed in Murfreesboro after a local resident stated she received a call from someone who told her she had won $250,000.
Deputy Chief Roger Toombs announced this week the addition of three members to Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s award-winning Honor Guard.
Murfreesboro Police were not able to make an arrest, but they did record names of those involved in a bizarre incident at a local fast food eatery.
Three females and one male worked together to shoplift from Kohl’s Department Store earlier this week in Murfreesboro. Reports indicate two females filled a bag full of merchandise and then handed it off to the third shoplifting suspect and she calmly walked out of the store.
Frozen properties pay the frozen amount or the actual tax whichever is lower. Taxes may decrease, but the qualifying homeowner will not pay more than the frozen amount.
The report shows that the female sent the money via Western Union to an address in California. When the keys failed to show up, she drove back by the house and saw a sign for a property management company.
A man who reportedly called 9-1-1 from inside of Walmart on Old Fort Parkway asking for a ride to Ethiopia has been arrested. The incident was reported early Wednesday morning.
Engineering is a field that has had a great deal of press lately and rightfully so. In the next ten years, the demand for engineers will be four times what it is today.
It was a record performance that drew record crowds to campus, as MTSU’s theatrical rendition of the award-winning “Les Misérables” sold out four consecutive shows inside Tucker Theatre.
“While talking to Mrs. Schott-Morton, she stated that at approximately 6am, prior to leaving MTMC where she worked, she had taken both a Lyrica and a Lortab.”
The first of these performances will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Thursday at Bradley Academy. The Slim Chance Band will be presenting music of the 1920s. Each month following, a new band will showcase the style of music popular in the next decade.
Craft artists from across the United States will travel to Nashville’s Centennial Park September 27-30 for the 35th Annual TACA Fall Craft Fair presented by the Nissan LEAF that is built locally in Smyrna, Tennessee.
Counterfeit bills have reared their worthless head in Rutherford County again. This time, the fake cash has struck another CraigsList shopper.
Dr. Chayla Chasten is a native of Anchorage, Alaska. She attended Clark Atlanta University where she received her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, graduating Cum Laude. Dr. Chasten was accepted in to the 2010 class in the School of Medicine at Meharry Medical College.
Upon the officer walking to the car after making the stop, Pitts allegedly smelled like alcohol, according to Officer Higgins who initiated the traffic stop.
About nine years ago today, 7-year old James Lee Harper III was killed by his mother Rachel Cline Summers in Christiana, Tennessee. Listen to the interview...
Judy Warnack told WGNS that beginning this Sunday (September 22, 2013) at 10:00 am free food will be given to those in need.
Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Greenway Art Festival at Old Fort Park along the Stones River Greenway in Murfreesboro this Saturday (September 21, 2013) from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
"I have always wanted to do things that they say a girl can't do," said Blythe. "And I always feel good when I tell people yes I can and then show them I can."
More political news for the Rutherford County area… We have confirmed that another local resident has announced his intention to run for the Circuit Court Clerk seat currently held by Laura Bohling.
A free dinner, featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, cookies, soft drinks and chocolate milk, will be served at 6 p.m. om Thursday night.
The Common Core Standards within local public schools continue to raise eyebrows while at the same time encouraging others. Some are for the new standards and some are dead against them. A hearing will discuss what is currently at hand in our state.
Porter and his twin brother broke into a woman’s’ home in 2006 while the victim’s husband was gone for the evening. The victim was home alone with her two year old daughter.
You may have seen the Oscar-winning film or perhaps a touring company's production of the Tony-winning musical, but wait until you see the passion, sacrifice and redemption in the MTSU Arts full-length performance of "Les Misérables" in Tucker Theatre!
Running your van into a judge’s car and then fleeing the scene of the accident is not a good thing to do. That is exactly what was reported in Murfreesboro this past week.
The Primary Care & Hope Clinic in Murfreesboro now has a brand new piece of equipment that normally costs about $75,000, but thanks to Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, the new X-Ray device did not cost them a penny.
African-American students have increased to 5,014, an increase of 1.6 percent over 2012. Freshmen African-American is up 881 vs. 853 (3.3 percent increase). African-American enrollment (5,014) represents 21 percent of total enrollment, and increased 1.6 percent over 2012. African-American first-time freshmen (881) represent 27.71 percent of total first-time freshmen (3,179).
Each year college and university students living both on and off campus are involved in devastating fires.
The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Responded to Hazardous Materials Incident on I-24 Tuesday afternoon.
The fair, which will include approximately 50 local employers looking to hire, is scheduled for September 18th at the Parkway Baptist Church in Smyrna from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Child Passenger Safety Week is September 15-21, 2013 and Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department and Safe Kids Worldwide are urging parents and caregivers to make sure their car and booster seats are properly installed.
A Murfreesboro couple that recently took a trip to Kroger on Middle Tennessee Boulevard found out the hard way that the money they received as change was fake cash.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department honored employees at the Third Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation September 9 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Sony Music Nashville chairman — and MTSU alumnus — Gary Overton will speak at MTSU on Tuesday, Sept. 17, at 5 p.m. in Room 221 of the McWherter Learning Resources Center.
Inside the purse was over $100 in cash and a driver’s license, which was how police were able to track down the name of the rightful owner.
An arrest has yet to be made in a reported home invasion that took place on Thursday of last week (9/12/13) at Raiders Crossing Apartments.
A 74-year old man had to be admitted to Vanderbilt Medical Center in Nashville after he was allegedly beat by his grandson.
Volunteer firefighters from Rutherford County Fire and Rescue earned a state award for the completion of the most training hours by a volunteer fire department in Tennessee , said Mayor Ernest Burgess.
The cup that the man threw to the floorboard reportedly contained beer. When asked to recite the alphabet starting with the letter “C,” the arrest report shows the man stated, “C-X-Y” instead of “C-D-E…”
When police in the ‘Boro caught up with Fitrakis they found him living in a home that was divided into apartments at 618 East Main Street acorss the street from Central Magnet School.
A Murfreesboro man says he was ripped off when he tried to buy a wrecked Toyota Camry from a salvage company in Florida.
Wash Me Pink, the funnest color run to hit the market, will debut in Murfreesboro on September 22, 2013.
Thanks to Charlie Patel, owner of Stones River Total Beverages, the wine lineup for the second annual Wine Around the Square (WATS) promises to exceed the wonderful wine offerings sampled at last year’s event.
Officials say 50 percent more women ages 21 to 45 have their handgun permits.
On Tuesday a man walked into Walmart on Old Fort Parkway and allegedly stole fishing weights. The weights were valued at under $2. The question, could the suspect go to jail for the theft?
Buddy, a dog waiting to be adopted, is a hero after he donated blood and probably saved the life of Ely, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s K-9, said veterinarian Dr. Sara Covert of Williams Animal Hospital.
WKRN News 2 personalities Bob Mueller, Samantha Fisher, and John Dwyer will emcee THIS Saturday’s Rutherford Heart Walk at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro.
Outside of the home located at 1103 Jetton Drive, authorities found a gallon of muriatic acid (also called hydrochloric acid).
18-Year old suspect Dallas Marshall Brinkley told police that he thought he was on the MTSU Campus at a friends dorm in Corlew Hall, according to the MPD report.
She intends to spend her time on campus creating a commemorative work to country singer George Jones a.k.a. "Possum," who died earlier this year.
Murfreesboro Detectives have been notified about a possible road rage incident that occurred in the area of I-24 and Medical Center Parkway Tuesday morning.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is partnering with Middle Tennessee State University and other local businesses to promote healthy habits in youth in Rutherford and Cannon Counties on September 13, 2013.
The charge of DUI number five has been levied against a local resident by the name of Burnice Beach.
More and more alleged drug dealers are being arrested because of text messages indicating drug sales on their cell phones.
Murfreesboro Businessman Daniel Gammon will officially announce on Wednesday his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 17th District Rutherford County Commission race.
In 2006, then-Governor Phil Bredesen signed CoverTennessee into law giving thousands of people not purged off of TennCare access to some type of health care. It not only helped small business owners, but also struggling families and children.
Counterfeit money continues to be a problem for area businesses. Zaxby’s on Rutherford Boulevard was the most recent victim.
An M-P-D incident report that WGNS obtained on Tuesday (9/10/13) states, “She allowed a woman she didn’t know to stay in her room at the Murfreesboro Motel, because the woman had no place to stay.”
On Friday, September 20, over 25,000 students in Rutherford County will have volunteer readers visiting their classroom for the 10th anniversary of “Reading in the Schools Day”.
An internationally renowned battlefield archaeologist from the University of Glasgow will bring the story of the final bloody fight for the British monarchy to MTSU on Wednesday, Sept. 11...
Second suspect was arrested on Monday morning, according to Sheriff Robert Arnold.
It was not a “Stairway to heaven” as noted by the Led Zeppelin band, but it probably felt like it for Murfreesboro firefighters.
Local non-profit Journeys in Community Living and other area health and social services entities across the state will be busily celebrating Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week this week.
Fitzhugh noted in his announcement, “A new leader is needed for Sheriff. A Sheriff who will introduce measures to stop the wasteful spending of our citizens’ hard earned tax dollars. A Sheriff who will restore leadership, and work within approved budgetary levels.”
K-9 Ely was undergoing additional treatment at a veterinarian’s office Monday, after collapsing in 90-plus degree heat while tracking a shooting suspect Sunday, said Rutherford County Sheriff’s K-9 Sgt. Lee Young.
A man who was arrested for allegedly having a meth lab this past April and later re-arrested on similar charges in July will appear in court this month.
Tennessee Secretary of State Tre Hargett joins the Rutherford County Election Commission in reminding citizens that September is National Voter Registration Month.
The City of Murfreesboro is undertaking the construction of one of the largest bridges in Rutherford County that is not part of an interstate interchange right now.
The checkpoints are part of the continuing effort by the Smyrna Police Department and the Tennessee Highway Patrol to reduce impaired driving on the roads of Rutherford County.
The four new radio towers will be built towards the end of the year and operational during the first half of 2014.
An SUV that was allegedly involved in a fatal hit and run accident that left a motorcycle rider dead in Shelbyville this past Saturday was recovered in Murfreesboro.
The Christy Houston foundation’s grant will provide funding for the building project on 2 acres of property located on the corner of East Main Street and Arnette Street in Murfreesboro.
A woman who is accused of spending more than $10,000 with a stolen credit card is wanted for questioning in Murfreesboro.
Rutherford County Assessor of Property Rob Mitchell tells WGNS that 2014 property reappraisals are being conducted at this time.
A California-based researcher will discuss the physical and emotional impact of stress on women’s brain function at a free public lecture this month at MTSU.
A 75-year old woman pushing her shopping cart through a grocery store parking lot was the victim of theft.
Lt. Governor Ron Ramsey announced that a rise in the state’s unemployment trust fund has triggered a considerable tax cut for employers across Tennessee.
We have a follow up on an accident that occurred this past Wednesday on Highway 231 South in Rutherford County, just outside the city limits of Murfreesboro.
Police Report: “It was believed that Mr. Womack was involved in a shooting on East Main Street on August 30, 2013.”
For now, the 25-year old has a bed to lay his head at night in the county jail. He will remain in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center until his first scheduled court appearance on September 12th.
Unknown persons have been using stolen checks that belong to an elderly woman in Murfreesboro in recent days. The checks total over $10,000 so far.
In fear, the victim told police he signed the paper. As the man was leaving the victim stated, “You strong armed me into signing the paper.”
The man was seen leaving the store in the most recent perfume heist on a bicycle.
Republican 4th district candidate Jim Tracy stated Wednesday that President Obama’s lack of a strategic plan for military force in Syria should result in a no vote.
The Blue Hydrangea Tea Party is an event where communities across the nation come together to raise money and awareness for Ovarian Cancer while celebrating the courage of the survivors and their families and remembering those who never gave up the fight.
The man asked the victim what her name was and grabbed her buttocks.
Dr. Suze Gilbert, professor of elementary and special education at MTSU, will provide tips and guidelines on how to make reading aloud to children as effective as possible.
The statewide tour, organized by the university’s Admissions Office, will include student receptions in Chattanooga on Sept. 17; Johnson City on Sept. 23; Knoxville on Sept. 24; Nashville on Oct. 8; Memphis on Oct. 21; and Jackson on Oct. 22.
Jim Rogers from the Cowboy Mounted Shooting Association told WGNS what they will be doing…
A 22-year old Murfreesboro man will face possession of a schedule six drug charges and manufacturing charges as well in court this December after being arrested over the extended Labor Day weekend.
We asked the mayor what would happen to the old judicial building that is currently in use for the courts on the local square…
Police wrote in the report, “Ms. Faulkner stated she had purchased the cocaine for fifty dollars and was going to sell it for sixty dollars.”
The wreck occurred between a Nissan Xterra and a Toyota Sienna on Highway 96 in front of the entrance to the Kingdom Ridge subdivision.
MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry is handing out a sweet new award — and rewards — this academic year to faculty and staff who help inspire students and colleagues.
In May of this year, the TN Suicide Prevention Network reported that the rate of suicide in Tennessee is 14.4 per 100,000 individuals, higher than the national average of 10.8 per 100,000 individuals, which places Tennessee’s suicide rate 13th in the nation.
A local florist with a long history for serving Rutherford County has closed. Henry’s Florist closed on Friday after being on the corner of East Main St. and North Church for the past 31-years.
When police arrived at the store they found the 52-year old female lying down exactly where the caller told dispatch… in expectant mother parking.
"Any student who transmits by an electronic device any communication containing a credible threat to cause bodily injury or death to another student or school employee..."
According to the report that WGNS obtained on Friday, the subject was walking into his apartment at Raiders Ridge when a man armed with a handgun approached him and stated, “Give me everything you got.”
Sobriety checkpoint is coming up for Rutherford County motorist. Also - Road construction will be paused this weekend...
Rumors of steroid use increasing in Murfreesboro may not be that far from the truth.
On Wednesday, a Honda Accord parked outside of a local business was stolen. The subject was previously arrested in March...
Rutherford County Commissioner Adam Coggin announced the leadership team (see below) for his campaign to become the next state representative from the 48th district.
Winning properties of the Community Landscape Awards are selected during the summer months and now WGNS has a list of those winners...
Chief Arnold said, “Unfortunately one of our senior residents fell for this scam and has spent thousands of dollars in the hopes of getting his “winnings.”
Sandwiched between tomato plants Officer Gibbs followed his nose to a 3-foot tall marijuana plant.
The armed bandit brought a book bag into the business and allegedly demanded the employees fill the bag with money.
MTSU’s Blue Raiders will be playing the Western Carolina Catamounts beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The game will be "LIVE" on WGNS Thursday night.
Murfreesboro Police have released pictures of suspects in one of the most recent cases reported on August 19th.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is partnering with Middle Tennessee State University and other local businesses to promote healthy habits in youth in Rutherford and Cannon Counties on September 13, 2013.
When you drive past an electric charging station at a shopping center in Murfreesboro you rarely see an electric vehicle. That is not a good sign for the company that installs the electric re-charge posts.
The manager of Uncle Sandy’s Truck Stop on South Church Street evidently stopped an alleged thief from stealing two 24-oz. beers on Tuesday night.
The event is a progressive wine-tasting, food sampling and music event outdoors around the historic downtown Square in Murfreesboro. WATS is a casual, fun, “hip” evening for all ages.
Police spotted the car with one subject hanging off the driver side door, according to a report.
If you drove down I-24 and looked up as you passed under Medical Center Parkway on Saturday you may have noticed protesters suggesting President Obama should be impeached.
Police are investigating why two year old child was found wandering down a Murfreesboro street at 11:00 at night earlier this week.
Murfreesboro Police Sergeant Melvin Cunningham is retiring his badge after 34-years of service to the community.
The Better Business Bureau is warning area residents to use caution when choosing a company to build a pool in their backyard.
The 747,497-square-foot shopping center was sold by Faison & Associates and Cousin Properties, Inc.
Murfreesboro resident Kim Honeycutt told WGNS she has fond memories of Fanning who was currently living in Moore County with her husband Bret Fanning.
Few details can be released about a case involving a woman who allegedly used children to reportedly help her attempt to commit a theft...
"Anything we can do to benefit inmates will get people on the right track,” Lt. Deal said.
The two supects were caught by security and later arrested by Murfreesboro’s finest.
Last week on WGNS you heard about a scam targeting Hispanic residents in our community. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric gave us a follow up on the story.
Blind since birth, John Harris attended MTSU in the late 1970s and later returned to become the university’s first Disabled Student Services director in 1985.
A $400,000 home that is under construction was badly vandalized this past weekend.
Built by Messer Construction, the $23.5 million garages were paid for with student fees instituted a few years ago.
A 22-year old Murfreesboro man has been charged with aggravated assault after allegedly stabbing someone when they reportedly asked him to leave their party.
Plans for a new building which are only ideas at this point, have not been released.
Before the Literacy walk began, guest speaker Fred Bailey who is the founder of Children are People, thanked educators for their hard work.
During a search of Elmore’s vehicle, officers say they found 28 Xanax pills with someone else’s name on the bottle.
Some Project Help kids are enjoying new digs today. Finishing touches after a major renovations to the Baird Lane facility were completed over the weekend.
Watch our tour and interview at Project Help. The children will back at their Baird Lane location on Monday.
32-year old Kodi Riko Chaney was tracked down by police because of the GPS monitoring device on his ankle.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Fire Marshal's Division and Murfreesboro Police Department brought charges against two people late Thursday night after the initial investigation into a car fire.
On the arrest report for Jordan Scott, it list his alias or nickname as being “Joker.”
Someone LOVES panties! This is the 4th time in the past two months that Victoria Secret has been targeted by thieves.
Unknown men have successfully used counterfeit $100 bills at the Carmike Movie Theater and at a gas station on Highway 96.
“Having an SRO in every school is very important to the community for the safety of our children of Rutherford County ,” Sheriff Arnold said.
The MTSU basketball team will visit local nonprofit Special Kids’ summer day camp, Camp Ability, on Thursday.
TCAP Achievement Level Results for Grades 3-8 show Murfreesboro City Schools teachers and students can celebrate their accomplishments for the 2012-13 school year.
At this point no arrest has been made and names are not being released as the case appears to be under investigation.
Do you remember the old McDonalds with the red roof?
At this point the shoplifters have not been caught and it is not known if the perfume heist is related to the underwear theft at the nearby Victoria Secret store.
The company is hiring 5,000 employees at 17 different fulfillment centers in the United States.
No one was hurt, but reports indicate this type of scenario unfolds quite often.
This is a funny little video about what we do and don't do at WGNS radio.
The company is looking to hire several industrial janitorial employees for their Lebanon and Murfreesboro locations.
A WGNS' on-air personality for 38-years was honored at the last Rutherford County Schools board meeting. County Schools Director Don Odom presented Jerry D. Brown, Sr. with an honorary high school diploma.
In this most recent video, the woman we spoke to told WGNS that she is homeless because she has been on the run from a domestic violence situation.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has charged three individuals for running a gift card scheme after they were indicted by the Rutherford County grand jury earlier this month.
The passenger in a car pulled over in the area of Bradyville Pike for having a broken taillight was arrested by Murfreesboro Police for possessing a gun.
34 percent of Americans say the First Amendment goes too far in the rights it guarantees, up from 13 percent in last year’s survey.
So, how many bras and panties can a person wear at once?
Judge David Bragg told us that things have changed over the years and most people in our community have never been picked for jury duty before.
The Murfreesboro City Hall Art Committee's latest exhibit is entitled "Wetlands" and features the photographic work of Bob Timmerman, Dan Whittle, Terry Spence, and Harry Polny. Some of the pictures were taken at the base of the 328-foot tall WGNS radio tower.
Several men who allegedly fired multiple gun shots this past Memorial Day weekend (May 25, 2013) near Roger’s Park in Murfreesboro have been arrested.
Imagine being a little kid and being honored by firemen for a good baseball game during awards night... Several Murfreesboro youngsters felt like hero's earlier this week when the fire department arrived at their event.
The annual Doughboy Challenge is THIS WEEKEND (June 22), are you ready?
MFRD’s Districts 1 and 2 were dispatched to a fire call at a two story townhome located at 417 Kubota Drive around 7:15 on Tuesday evening.
WGNS is continuing to follow the homeless situation throughout the City of Murfreesboro.
The report goes on to say, “He was shaking and stated he just had a gun in his face.”
A metal pipe, a gun and a baseball bat were recovered from the scene of a fight that was captured on video.
Murfreesboro native hired by United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
“We are thrilled to have Lita join our team,” states Lisa Terry, CEO, Primary Care and Hope Clinic.
Melinda Tate with the Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department told WGNS that “Boro Beach” is now officially open.
Marlane Sewell with the City of Murfreesboro told WGNS that next Thursday, June 6th, the annual Splash Out will be held at Siegel Park.
John Q. Hammons, the man behind Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Murfreesboro, has passed away.
There are an estimated 795,000 strokes in our country each year, yet 1 in 4 Americans could not name a single stroke risk factor.
Median spending during the Memorial Day holiday weekend is expected to be $659, 6 percent less than the $702 median spending last year.
We are told that the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency was out in full force this past weekend.
A Murfreesboro man has been arrested on a felony charge of sexual exploitation of a minor, TWICE.
The flags are set up next to the Avenue shopping center on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro.
A 77-year old Murfreesboro man has been arrested on aggravated sexual battery charges. Reports indicate the alleged victim is under the age of 13.
Brittney’s father Brent Benefield, who was a volunteer fireman in Walterhill, died just four months after being diagnosed with lung cancer.
The simple question was asked to Scott Walker this week by an out of town potential advertiser with a corporate store in Rutherford County… “I hear some stations highlight the fact that they are locally owned and not part of a corporate conglomerate, so what exactly is local radio?”
“When you love teaching children, you never work a day in your life. My award is not so much a result of an extraordinary teacher, but rather an extraordinary belief in my students..."
Police observed the suspect vehicle within 1,000 feet of the accident and attempted to pull the culprit over.
The armed robber cocked his weapon, but did not point it at the victim as he was stepping away.
It is not known if he was about to rob the bank or just scoping the place out while wearing his robbery outfit.
“We are excited to offer this enhanced level of care to our community,” said Mark Sims, chief executive officer at TriStar StoneCrest in Smyrna, Tenn.
The bill reduces the current tax from 5.25 percent to 5 percent. WGNS repeats... that is a (point) .25 percent decrease!
Middle Tennessee State University is inching closer and closer to their goal of raising $80-million in their Centennial Campaign.
Apparently, a woman became trapped in an elevator when the power went out in downtown Murfreesboro.
The truck slipped out of gear and rolled across St. Clair Street, through the F & M Bank parking lot on Memorial and...
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold tells WGNS that thieves are after what may be in your medicine cabinet.
The victim who was killed in the accident this past February was Megan Carter.
Five men in their twenties who were in Murfreesboro are facing a serious list of charges for illegal drug sales.
Going Krogering without cash… A man and a woman were issued citations on Thursday after filling up a shopping cart with over $300 in merchandise and simply walking out of the store without paying for it.
Officers honored in Rutherford County included: William H. James (1942), Herbert McClanahan (1946), Samuel Enoch Vaughn (1953), Lewis Hendon (1957), Joseph Tomlinson (1999), Kay Rogers (2005), Byron Motley (2006), Matt Lovejoy (2007), Andy Wall (2011).
In Murfreesboro, a victim told police she received a graphic text message from what looked like a male shortly after allowing a stranger to use her phone.
According to a report published by the Journal of the American Medical Association, 37% of alcohol abusers and 53% of drug abusers also have at least one serious mental illness.
Court indictments show that a 39 year old Nashville man who recently owned a business in Smyrna has been indicted on ten counts of tax evasion charges in Rutherford County.
The Murfreesboro City Council approved land for the new school that will be on the west side of town.
With the permission of the tenants, the officers made their way inside where they wrote in a report that they found 8 large marijuana plants.
Now through October, the company that supplies gas to Rutherford County residents is replacing over 20-thousand feet of pipe.
The number of persons with a handgun carry permit is fairly low, considering Rutherford County has a population of about 300,000 residents.
Authorities spent both Saturday evening and Sunday searching for a man’s body who drowned in Percy Priest Lake on Saturday.
A Murfreesboro man who has the alias of “Little Evil” is facing a large number of charges this month in court.
Reports indicate Beau Estes who was accused of that crime remains behind bars and will be released in almost exactly 6 years.
A 42-year old woman who was described as “lethargic” was pulled over on Warrior Drive for failing to yield at the South Church Street intersection Wednesday evening at about 6.
Murfreesboro has apparently seen its share of vandalism and burglaries in the Riverdale area in recent days. Someone has been tagging things with the numbers “5150.”
The suspect is currently free on bond. When he appears in court next week he will be represented by Attorney Brandon Booten.
A court case involving a woman who fell in a county owned parking lot in 2009 is headed back to court.
Law enforcement officers throughout Rutherford County were busy this past weekend. A total of three possible illegal immigrants were apprehended on various charges and now face possible deportation.
Keep in mind, this is not the normal radio app, this is an actual over the air FM tuner in your phone... just like your car radio.
The first day of spring may have been March 20th, but it first officially felt like spring on April 15th in Murfreesboro. Monday proved to be an excellent day for residents to get out and enjoy a wide variety of activities. Check out our photos.
The report stated, “Upon returning to his residence approximately 30-minutes later, he noticed his wheelchair was missing.”
When the police officer and probation officer arrived at the address they introduced their partner to Mr. White… a K9.
A man and a woman visiting Murfreesboro told police they left their hotel room to hit the town, leaving behind an iPhone. The couple returned later that evening only to discover the phone was missing.
Two events geared towards children will allow kids the experience of fishing within the coming months. The events will be in June and July.
Human remains located on Warrior Drive in front of a house. The odd discovery occurred around 1:00, Saturday morning.
“I was able to observe her face to be swollen and bleeding from the nose and mouth.”
While police do not have a name to the suspect, she was said to be a daily customer. Charges are likely to be filed in the near future, possibly for leaving the scene of an accident.
WGNS is not releasing the police department incident report numbers in order to protect the identity of the victims in these recent cases. Once an arrest is made, we will release the name or names of the suspects charged.
Police say a woman caught on video at the Toys R’ Us store in Murfreesboro is a suspect in an ID theft in Wicomico County, Maryland.
The Highway Patrol is back at it again. They plan another driver’s license checkpoint for this Friday…
A field sobriety test was conducted and Walton passed the tasks without a problem. Here is where the actual problem comes in for Walton...
Soccer has already brought national recognition to Rutherford County and Murfreesboro. National website Livability.com ranked Murfreesboro one of the top 10 soccer cities in the U.S. along with Chapel Hill, N.C. and Scottsdale, AZ.
This annual observance is designed to raise awareness about health issues that affect racial and ethnic minority populations.
Ronnie Barrett was recently on WGNS where he told the audience that shooting his .50 caliber rifle was about as tame as shooting a 12 gauge shotgun.
Using statistics from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, it was determined that MFRD had 6 percent less injuries than the average for Fire Protection entities in the State of Tennessee and 9.5 percent less than the average for Fire Protection entities nationwide.
The official arrest report shows that Brinkley admitted to the accident and told officers she had smoked crack one to three days prior.
A Price Less IGA Grocery Store will soon open and the Kroger Store across from Indian Hills Golf Course will likely expand to include merchandise similar to what Walmart offers. A Goodwill store is also in the forecast for the south side.
A little detective work led officers to an address on North Maple Street where the boat was successfully located.
If you are planning to steal a check or for that matter, just forge your own check – it is not a good idea to use your driver’s license to cash the check.
The entire HVAC unit was totally missing from the side of the victims home. On March 20th the police were called to investigate.
No one lost their life to murder in 2012 within Rutherford County (outside the cities) as overall crime dropped 1 percent for the year, said Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
At WGNS, our staff works very hard to ensure that you can go back and learn from past broadcasts if their is something that you would like to learn more about. You can now listen to past shows online or on your mobile device anytime.
These are some neat pictures. The below photos are from the WGNS studios over the years. These are pictures from the 1940’s to today. You will love viewing the changes in technology. These are very interesting pictures. .
Murfreesboro woman accused of stabbing male roommate multiple times.
Originally from the Nashville area where McGuire was a Metro school teacher for sixteen years, the family actually came to the ‘Boro by way of Oregon where Gary and wife Jennifer were family nurse practitioners.
There are a large percentage of adults in our community that don’t know how to read. The hardest part of helping these individuals is getting them to come forward.
The children that Smartt is accused of molesting this time around were only 6-years of age when the alleged abuse occurred. The two children have since moved out of state with their mother.
A one-vehicle crash occurred near Manchester on Monday afternoon. The female driver is from Murfreesboro and appeared to be unhurt. The accident took place around 3pm on Fredonia Road near DeBerry Curve.
Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons told WGNS that new projects are underway to make the city more user friendly. One of those project is the extension of the Joe B. Jackson Parkway between South Church Street and I-24.
The location of the pond was once a landfill. When Medical Center Parkway was built and the Gateway zone officially opened, the city turned that property into a functional park.
Police made contact with a suspicious subject walking near the store minutes after the alarm went off on Saturday. An arrest has not been made, but the case is under investigation.
Marijuana and guns were recovered during a drug investigation at a business called Smyrna Video and Tanning. Receiving a tip from the public over a year ago that there was the possibility of illegal drugs being sold there, Narcotics Detectives from the Smyrna Police Department launched an investigation into the proprietors of Smyrna Video. The store is located at 1208 Hazelwood Drive.
The Business Education Partnership Foundation is accepting art entries now through February 15th from kindergarten through twelfth grade students.
On Saturday (12/22/2012) State Senator Jim Tracy invited everyone to his Community Christmas Breakfast at the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton. All three ballrooms were packed with folks enjoying a full meal and renewing friendships
Christmas is a time for bringing families and friends together. It is a time for helping others, but all of this should be held together by the "Reason for the Season".
MTSU - WINS! On Friday night the Blue Raiders BEAT Vanderbilt at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. MTSU was playing as the home team. The final score was 56 to 52. Chip Walters stated, "and another SEC school goes down!"
Nissan North America Inc. announced Tuesday it has donated two Nissan LEAF cars and three charging stations to Middle Tennessee State University to promote the use of electric-vehicle technology.
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Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home
820 South Church Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Woodfin Funeral Chapels
1488 Lascassas Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Also on, 203 N. Lowry Street
Smyrna, TN 37167
Murfreesboro Funeral Home
145 Innsbrooke Blvd.
Murfreesboro, TN 37128
Nelson & Sons Memorial Chapel
824 Lipscomb Street
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Rucker Memorial Chapel
1505 Bradyville Pike
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Scales and Sons Funeral Home
318 East State Street
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
Hellum Funeral Home
611 S HIGHLAND AVE
Murfreesboro, TN 37130-4268
Smith Funeral Home
303 Murfreesboro Road
Phone: (615) 563-3237
Woodbury Funeral Home
Address: 504 W. Main Street; Woodbury, TN
Phone: (615) 563-2311
Obituary line (615) 563-2344
Fax: (615) 563-2316
Feldhaus Memorial Chapel
2022 N Main St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-8356
850 Union Street; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: ( 931) 684-1372
Hillcrest Funeral Home
1802 Madison St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-2256
Howell-Lawrence Funeral Home
739 N Main St.; Shelbyville, TN
Phone: (931) 684-5011
Welton & Son Funeral Chapel
1101 N Main St.; Shelbyville TN
Phone: (931) 684-1445
Coffee County Funeral Chapel Inc
Address: 786 McMinnville Hwy, Manchester, TN
Phone: (615) 723-3330
Fax: (615) 723-3329
Daves & Culbertson Funeral Home
Address: 401 North Jackson Street, Tullahoma, TN
Phone: (615) 455-3481
Gilmore Funeral Home
Address: 1600 Mc Arthur Drive, Manchester, TN
Phone: (615) 728-2936
Fax: (615) 728-2963
J Welton Funeral Home
Address: 715 S Jackson St, Tullahoma TN, 37388-3463
Phone: (615) 455-2723
Manchester Funeral Home
Address: 214 E Main St, Manchester, TN
Phone: (615) 728-3505
Tullahoma Funeral Home, Inc
Address: 401 Westside Dr, Tullahoma, TN
Phone: (615) 455-4567
Fax: (615) 393-2486
Walker Funeral Home, Inc.
Address: 301 West Main St., Smithville, TN 37166
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home
Address: 100 East Church St., Smithville, TN 37166
Phone: (615) 597-5275
Avant Funeral Home
Address: 109 High St., Alexandria, TN 37012
Phone: (615) 529-2323
Anderson Funeral Home
Address: 302 West Main St., Alexandria, TN 37012
Phone: (615) 529-2173
Lawrence Funeral Home and Crematory
203 South Horton Parkway; Chapel Hill, TN
Phone: (931) 364-2233
High Funeral Home, Inc.
Address: 101 N College St. McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: (931) 473-2137
Fax: (931) 473-7343
Love-Cantrell & Cope Funeral Home
Address: 415 North Chancery, McMinnville, TN 37110
Phone: (931) 473-4444
Fax: (931) 473-8428
McMinnville Funeral Home
Address: US Bypass 70S, McMinnville,, TN 37012
Phone: (931) 473-6606
Fax: (931) 473-7663
Hunter Funeral Home
Address: 208 W Main St, Watertown TN
Phone: (615) 237-9318
Ligon-Bobo Funeral Home Inc
Address: 241 W Main St, Lebanon, TN
Phone: (615) 444-2142
Mount Juliet Funeral Home
Address: 705 Hillview Dr, Mount Juliet, TN
Phone: (615) 758-5459
Partlow Funeral Chapel INC.
Address: 602 S Cumberland St, Lebanon, TN
Phone: (615) 444-7007
Fax: (615) 444-0618
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