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Riverdale Girls Capture Third State Title in a Row
Riverdale Girls Capture Third State Title in a Row

It's a three-peat for the Riverdale Lady Warriors as they claimed a 77-50 win over Houston for the Class AAA championship.

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Riverdale Girls Play for Third Straight State Title
Riverdale Girls Play for Third Straight State Title

The Riverdale Lady Warriors will battle Houston Saturday for their third straight Class AAA State Championship after defeating Bearden 77-59 in the quarterfinals at MTSU's Murphy Center.

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Girls State Starts Today; Boys Draw Takes Place
Girls State Starts Today; Boys Draw Takes Place

The Riverdale girls begin defense of their back-to-back state titles with Ravenwood at the TSSAA Blue Cross Basketball Championships this (Wednesday) morning at 10am. Blackman and Riverdale boys find out next week's first round opponent.

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Saturday, March 3rd Basketball Scores
Saturday, March 3rd Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Prep Boys State Basketball Tournament Coverage
Prep Boys State Basketball Tournament Coverage

Click for coverage plans for the Boys State Tournament.

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Thursday, February 1st Basketball Scores
Thursday, February 1st Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Monday, February 26th Basketball Scores
Monday, February 26th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Saturday, February 24th Basketball Scores
Saturday, February 24th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Friday, February 23th Basketball Scores
Friday, February 23th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Tuesday, February 20th Basketball Scores
Tuesday, February 20th Basketball Scores

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Monday, February 19th Basketball Scores
Monday, February 19th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Saturday, February 17th Basketball Scores
Saturday, February 17th Basketball Scores

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Friday, February 16th Basketball Scores
Friday, February 16th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Thursday, February 15th Basketball Scores
Thursday, February 15th Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Wednesday, February 14th Prep Basketball Scores
Wednesday, February 14th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Big Prep & MT Basketball Week
Big Prep & MT Basketball Week

It's a busy week in local sports as prep teams gear up for district tournament play while the Blue Raider teams look to finish out the regular season strong.

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Tuesday, February 6th Prep Basketball Scores
Tuesday, February 6th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Friday, February 2nd Prep Basketball Scores
Friday, February 2nd Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Tuesday, January 30th Prep Basketball Scores
Tuesday, January 30th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard. Plus, listen in Wednesday night at 5:50 pregame for Blackman at Stewarts Creek coverage on State Farm Prep Basketball with Bryan Barrett and Jon Dinkins.

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Friday, January 26th Prep Basketball Scores
Friday, January 26th Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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Tuesday, January 23rd Prep Basketball Scores
Tuesday, January 23rd Prep Basketball Scores

Check out the latest scores on the Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home Scoreboard.

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SATURDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS
SATURDAY CLOSINGS / CANCELLATIONS

Click READ MORE for additional cancellations, delays and changes for schools, businesses and events.

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Softball and Baseball Monday Recap
Softball and Baseball Monday Recap

Get a recap of the softball and baseball games around Rutherford County from Monday.

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Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis
Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis

The Riverdale and Stewarts Creek boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals with wins Thursday night.

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Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis
Riverdale, Stewarts Creek Boys Advance to District Semis

The Riverdale and Stewarts Creek boys advance to the District 7-AAA Tournament semifinals with wins Thursday night.

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State Farm Classic Dec 28-30
State Farm Classic Dec 28-30

Bryan Barrett talks to State Farm Agent Celeste Middleton about the upcoming State Farm Classic at Riverdale December 28-30.

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PODCAST: TOA Sports Medicine Special
PODCAST: TOA Sports Medicine Special

Jon Dinkins and Bryan Barrett talk sports medicine with Dr. Robert Greenberg with Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance (TOA).

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Oakland Downs Siegel 49-30
Oakland Downs Siegel 49-30

Oakland wins the "Battle of Memorial Boulevard" over Siegel. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. has this report.

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Oakland Downs Siegel 49-30
Oakland Downs Siegel 49-30

Oakland wins the "Battle of Memorial Boulevard" over Siegel. NewsRadio WGNS' Monte Hale, Jr. has this report.

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Jamboree Results
Jamboree Results

Host Stewarts Creek set the tone from the get-go on Friday night against Blackman in the annual Rutherford County Jamboree. Plus, get a recap of all of the games from Sports Editor Monte Hale, Jr. of the Murfreesboro Post and All Sports Talk host.

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Smyrna Looking for a New Baseball Coach
Smyrna Looking for a New Baseball Coach

The coaching carousel in Rutherford County high school athletics continues with the resignation of Barry Vetter as head coach of Smyrna baseball.

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Smyrna Looking for a New Baseball Coach
Smyrna Looking for a New Baseball Coach

The coaching carousel in Rutherford County high school athletics continues with the resignation of Barry Vetter as head coach of Smyrna baseball.

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Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls
Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls

Lindy King is the new girls head coach at Stewarts Creek. The state champion coach from Martin Luther King in Nashville will replace the school's first head coach, Jessica Jackson.

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Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls
Lindy King to Coach Stewarts Creek Girls

Lindy King is the new girls head coach at Stewarts Creek. The state champion coach from Martin Luther King in Nashville will replace the school's first head coach, Jessica Jackson.

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Siegel's Softball Title Run Ends in Final Four; 68th Year of Prep Coverage Concludes
Siegel's Softball Title Run Ends in Final Four; 68th Year of Prep Coverage Concludes

The Lady Stars faced elimination all day Thursday and things went their way until the final strike in game two. The season also drew to a close the 68th year of prep sports coverage on NewsRadio WGNS.

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Siegel's Softball Title Run Ends in Final Four; 68th Year of Prep Coverage Concludes
Siegel's Softball Title Run Ends in Final Four; 68th Year of Prep Coverage Concludes

The Lady Stars faced elimination all day Thursday and things went their way until the final strike in game two. The season also drew to a close the 68th year of prep sports coverage on NewsRadio WGNS.

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Siegel Survives at Coffee Co. for 3-1 Win in 12 Innings & Other Region Scores
Siegel Survives at Coffee Co. for 3-1 Win in 12 Innings & Other Region Scores

It took Siegel 12 innings, but they defeated Coffee County on the road in Manchester to win the Region 4-Triple-A title 3-to-1. Plus Central Magnet and Smyrna scores.

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Siegel Survives at Coffee Co. for 3-1 Win in 12 Innings & Other Region Scores
Siegel Survives at Coffee Co. for 3-1 Win in 12 Innings & Other Region Scores

It took Siegel 12 innings, but they defeated Coffee County on the road in Manchester to win the Region 4-Triple-A title 3-to-1. Plus Central Magnet and Smyrna scores.

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Region Semifinal Recap
Region Semifinal Recap

Siegel softball and Central Magnet baseball advance in region semifinal play while Riverdale baseball and softball along with MTCS baseball teams are eliminated. Smyrna's baseball was suspended until Tuesday due to storms.

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Region Semifinals TONIGHT
Region Semifinals TONIGHT

Six Rutherford County baseball and softball team will be fighting to keep their season alive tonight (Monday) in region semifinal action.

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Region Semifinals TONIGHT
Region Semifinals TONIGHT

Six Rutherford County baseball and softball team will be fighting to keep their season alive tonight (Monday) in region semifinal action.

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Region Semifinal Recap
Region Semifinal Recap

Siegel softball and Central Magnet baseball advance in region semifinal play while Riverdale baseball and softball along with MTCS baseball teams are eliminated. Smyrna's baseball was suspended until Tuesday due to storms.

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Prep Baseball / Softball Update
Prep Baseball / Softball Update

District champions were crowned in baseball and the district title game set in another.

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Prep Baseball / Softball Update
Prep Baseball / Softball Update

District champions were crowned in baseball and the district title game set in another.

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Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10
Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10

The Oakland Patriots score with 1:38 to go in the game to defeat Chattanooga Baylor 17-10 Friday night.

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Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10
Oakland Scores Late to Defeat Baylor 17-10

The Oakland Patriots score with 1:38 to go in the game to defeat Chattanooga Baylor 17-10 Friday night.

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Siegel / Blackman Boys Forced to Wait One Day

They'll have to wait another day to see if they will be playing in the boys state tournament. Blackman at Stone Memorial in Crossville and Walker Valley at Siegel in Murfreesboro are among the boys sectional postponments due to ice and snow.

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Siegel / Blackman Boys Forced to Wait One Day

They'll have to wait another day to see if they will be playing in the boys state tournament. Blackman at Stone Memorial in Crossville and Walker Valley at Siegel in Murfreesboro are among the boys sectional postponments due to ice and snow.

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Three RuCo Finalists for TSSAA Awards

Three Rutherford County area prep basketball standouts were honored on Friday when they were named Miss and Mr. Basketball finalists, as announced by the TSSAA.

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Three RuCo Finalists for TSSAA Awards

Three Rutherford County area prep basketball standouts were honored on Friday when they were named Miss and Mr. Basketball finalists, as announced by the TSSAA.

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Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores
Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores

The Siegel boys raced out to a 25 point first quarter lead and didn't look back, enroute to a 88-58 win over Riverdale. It was senior night for the Stars and one of their seniors, Aden Burton, certainly was shining, hitting seven 3-pointers for a game high 21 points.

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Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores
Siegel Boys Remain Undefeated, plus all Friday night scores

The Siegel boys raced out to a 25 point first quarter lead and didn't look back, enroute to a 88-58 win over Riverdale. It was senior night for the Stars and one of their seniors, Aden Burton, certainly was shining, hitting seven 3-pointers for a game high 21 points.

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Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores
Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores

The Riverdale girls outscored Smyrna by 16 in the second quarter and won on the road 86-73. After being tied at 17, the Lady Warriors built a lead they wouldn't relinquish.

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Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores
Riverdale Sweep at Smyrna, plus all Tuesday night scores

The Riverdale girls outscored Smyrna by 16 in the second quarter and won on the road 86-73. After being tied at 17, the Lady Warriors built a lead they wouldn't relinquish.

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MTCS Splits with Forrest, Plus All Scores
MTCS Splits with Forrest, Plus All Scores

The MTCS girls held off Forrest 68-61. Abby Buckner had 37 points for the Lady Cougars, who improve to 15-4. The MTCS boys dropped their first district game of the year to Forrest 66-56.

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#2 Blackman Outlasts #3 Riverdale Girls; Blaze Beat Warrior Boys
#2 Blackman Outlasts #3 Riverdale Girls; Blaze Beat Warrior Boys

A battle of state girls basketball titans went down to the wire Friday night as #2 Blackman outlasted #3 Riverdale 47-46. Both teams had several runs and the game came down to the wire.

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Prep Basketball Schedules for 1-6 to 1-11
Here is the schedule of high school basketball games for the week. WGNS will broadcast Smyrna at Blackman "LIVE" on WGNSRadio.com and immediately after the MTSU men at TSU, tape delayed, on FM 100.5, FM 101.9, AM 1450 and again on the stream. Friday night, it's Riverdale at Blackman. Saturday, we will talk to boys basketball coaches on the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner from Farmer's Family Restaurant. 
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October Local Sports on WGNS
WGNS has an exciting month of local sports broadcast planned. In addition to all of the MTSU games being broadcast "LIVE" on WGNS, we have a great slate of prep football and will broadcast the Middle School football championship game October 19th.
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Siegel Tames the Bucs Thursday Night
Siegel Tames the Bucs Thursday Night

onight (Friday) on WGNS, it's Independence at Blackman. Pregame coverage begins at 6 with a 7 o'clock kickoff. We'll go immediately after the game to MTSU at BYU coverage.

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Coaches Shows at Special Time Due to MT Football This Week
Coaches Shows at Special Time Due to MT Football This Week
Both the Prentice Alsup Heating and Air and MTCS Cougar Corner programs will be on early again this coming Saturday due to the Middle Tennessee football game at Florida Atlantic.
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Weekend Sports Roundup
Get a recap of the weekend's MTSU and prep games.
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District 7AAA Softball All-District Team
District 7-AAA announced their softball regular season awards during the recent tournament. The league's pitcher of the year went to Smyrna's Makenzie Prince. 
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District 9A Baseball All-District
District 9-A announced their all district team during the recent tournament, held at MTCS. The league's pitcher of the year was Peyton Buckner and the league MVP was Philip Bonabi, both from Middle Tennessee Christian.
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Region Baseball & Softball Begins Tonight
Several local softball and baseball teams are a week away from making it to next week's Spring Fling. In baseball, Riverdale, Oakland, Central Magnet and MTCS will play tonight (Monday) along with Smyrna and Riverdale in softball. Riverdale baseball will host Columbia tonight at 6pm on WGNS.
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Basketball Boys Accolades
Basketball Boys Accolades
Basketball postseason accolades continue. Siegel senior Damien Clark was a Triple-A All State Tournament selection over the weekend. Also, Blackman senior Darius Thompson and MTCS junior Derrick Spears, were announced at last week's state tournament as Mr. Basketball finalists.
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4AAA: Boys Semifinal Preview
4AAA: Boys Semifinal Preview
It's boys region semifinals tonight. Bryan Barrett has a preview of tonight's games. 
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4AAA 1st Round: 7AAA Sweeps 8AAA Boys
4AAA 1st Round: 7AAA Sweeps 8AAA Boys
It was a clean sweep for the District 7-Triple-A boys over 8-Triple-A in boys first round region action. Blackman, Oakland, La Vergne and Siegel were all winners and will advance to Tuesday's 4-Triple-A semifinals.
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Four Local Mr. & Miss Basketball Finalists
There's plenty of local flavor in this year’s Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards. In fact, one category has two nominees from the same school.
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Four Local Mr. & Miss Basketball Finalists
There's plenty of local flavor in this year’s Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards. In fact, one category has two nominees from the same school.
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Tuesday, February 5th Scores/Recap
The Blackman boys and girls win a pair over Siegel in Tuesday night WGNS State Farm prep basketball coverage...
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Big Prep Sports Week
While District 7-Triple-A finished up their last week of league play, District 9-A prepares for tournament play this week.
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Burglars on 4-wheelers in Rutherford County
Citizens who own outbuildings should keep the units locked and move expensive equipment inside a home or garage, the detective recommended. People who have alarms should set the device since an alarm deters burglars.
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Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Read To Succeed will be hosting a volunteer tutor training on February 5 and 26th from 6-8 pm at the Lon Nuell Literacy Center in First Baptist Church. Dinner will be provided.
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MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
An in-state battle with Memphis on September 14 will see the Blue Raiders back at Floyd Stadium. MT has won four of the last five against the Tigers, including five straight in Murfreesboro.
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Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
After over 5 years of deliberations, federal grants will finally be applied to construct a sewer system for the City of Eagleville...
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Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
The victim had just made a delivery of food when he was robbed as he was walking back to his vehicle.
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Did You See This
Did You See This "Phony Money Man" In Smyrna?
Smyrna Police need the public's help in apprehending a man who passed several counterfeit fifty dollar
bills. The crimes occurred on Sunday, January 20th, at the Game Stop.
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Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
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Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
About 4,600 bills are presented every two years in the Tennessee General Assembly. Local State Senator Bill Ketron told us that lawmakers will be limited on what they can file during this session…
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Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
At the Murfreesboro store, the individual left the store with a $400 nail gun that he ended up paying $.57-cents for. It is suspected that the same man has pulled a similar scam at other Home Depot stores.
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Woman deposits nearly $2,000 for selling her dog, check turns out to be a FAKE
The dog was advertised by the victim on CraigsLists.org for $650. The culprit who was purchasing the animal told the victim to take $650 out of the check to cover the cost of the dog and mail the rest back. She did. The bank later told the woman that the check was no good and that she was responsible for the money deposited.
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Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
The clinic in Nashville that was one of the two victims in this case will have to report the suspect to the Metro Police Department, which means charges, may be filed in both jurisdictions. A copy of the forged MRI, which likely belongs to another patient, has been seized by police in Murfreesboro as evidence.
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Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
It appears that these notices began arriving in mailboxes around January 22, 2013. Corporate Records Service is not registered, affiliated, or associated with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
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Meetings of Interest This Week
There will be several county committee meetings this week of local interest. The commission's Property Management Committee will tackle the loss of the Lascassas convenience center and a proposed judicial building at their Thursday meeting.
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Educators to Meet with State Lawmakers
Local educators will be meeting with state lawmakers this week. Both the Rutherford Education Association and the Murfreesboro Education Association will meet with with the policy makers this Thursday afternoon at Cason Lane Academy. 
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Big Sports Week Coming Up
Big Sports Week Coming Up
A big week of sports coverage on WGNS begins tonight (Monday). The Rick Insell and Kermit Davis Coaches Shows will be broadcast beginning at 6 this (Monday) evening. Tuesday night, it's the much anticipated matchup Blackman at Siegel. 
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Darius Thompson Commits
One of Rutherford County's best boys basketball players has decided to stay close to home to play college ball. 
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VITA Sites Up and Running
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties formed a partnership with Greenhouse Ministries to provide VITA sites. 
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"Blue Book" Goes Digital
You may remember the Tennessee Blue Book, which was a directory of the General Assembly, their contact information and more. That concept has now hit the digital world.
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Child Safety Seat Inspections
Child Safety Seat Inspections
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue and Safe Kids will conduct a child safety seat inspection Thursday. It will be held at Fire Station number 2, which is on Runnymeade Drive, from 4-6pm.
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Old Man Winter Returns
Old Man Winter Returns
Baby, it's COLD outside. An arctic front has arrived, putting the brakes on the mild weekend weather. In fact, the colder air may be around for awhile, with several fronts ushering in reinforcing cold air over the coming days and a chance of snow towards the end of the week.
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A look into the past:The Rutherford County Courthouse between 1880 and 1950
A look into the past:The Rutherford County Courthouse between 1880 and 1950
WGNS had an overwhelming response of positive feedback on past post we created that take a look back into Murfreesboro and Rutherford County history. Most of these pictures are from Shacklett's Photography. 
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Christiana man charged with 8th DUI on Friday, released from jail on Saturday
Christiana man charged with 8th DUI on Friday, released from jail on Saturday
This most recent arrest of Richard Bobbitt occurred on Friday, January 18th in Rutherford County. A booking document from the Sheriff’s Office shows that Bobbitt was released 9-hours later after posting bond on Saturday, January 19th. The outline of Bobbitt’s charges state, “Driving on revoked first offense and greater” and “DUI 4th or greater (Felony).”
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Prep Games Rescheduled
The icy weather conditions forced high school games to be postponed. The WGNS State Farm Prep Basketball broadcast of Blackman at Siegel has been moved to next Tuesday the 22nd.
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