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Murfreesboro Fire Dept. Plans to Spend $70,000 on New Locker Room

Aug 25, 2011 at 08:26 am by bryan

During the Thursday night City Council meeting in Murfreesboro, council members will hear of plans that the fire department has to build a new women’s locker room. The p.... Read More

Nashville Man Dies In State Route 840 Single Vehicle Crash

Aug 25, 2011 at 06:10 am by bryan

There was a fatal accident on State Route 840 Thursday morning. Brandon Hostetler of Cedar Rock Drive in Nashville died in that single-vehicle crash. According to the Tennesse.... Read More

Special Classes for Girls at MTSU

Aug 25, 2011 at 06:06 am by bryan

Registration is open for girls in grades five through 12 across middleTennessee to attend the 15th annual MTSU Expanding Your Horizons inScience and Mathematics Conference.EYH.... Read More

More Females Buying Handguns

Aug 25, 2011 at 06:04 am by bryan

More women are going through the proper training to obtain their gun carry permits in the state of Tennessee. State officials say they think that more people, particularly fem.... Read More

Deputy Resigns After Allegedly Pulling Gun on a Man

Aug 24, 2011 at 11:40 pm by bryan

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Pat Garrett has resigned after Murfreesboro Police report he pulled a gun on a man August 14th. Jeffery Fryer told Murfreesboro Police he wa.... Read More

Unnamed Company Could Create 1,150 New Jobs in Rutherford County

Aug 24, 2011 at 01:59 pm by bryan

Some potentially good news for unemployed residents in Rutherford County… The Chamber of Commerce is in the midst of talks with an unnamed company that could bring in 1.... Read More

Diabetes Self-Management Workshops Sept. 7-28

Aug 24, 2011 at 12:31 pm by bryan

The next “Yes I Can” Diabetes Self-Management Workshop series, supervised by MTSU’s Center for Health and Human Services, is scheduled Sept. 7-28 at the Pri.... Read More

School Board to Discuss New $46,000,000 School

Aug 24, 2011 at 11:56 am by bryan

The Rutherford County School Board met on Wednesday to discuss a new high school in the Smyrna area. The new school will cost approximately $46-million dollars. The board met.... Read More

Woman Arrested for Misusing 911 Service in Murfreesboro

Aug 24, 2011 at 10:20 am by bryan

A Murfreesboro woman who allegedly called 911 a total of nine times for no apparent reason has been arrested. Reports indicate that one of the times Kary Lee Cook called 911 s.... Read More

Bridge Connecting Memorial Blvd. to Old Fort Pkwy.

Aug 24, 2011 at 10:10 am by bryan

A bridge connecting Old Fort Parkway to Memorial Blvd. is still in the works for Murfreesboro. Jim Crumley, the Assistant City Manager of Murfreesboro told WGNS the bridge wil.... Read More

Man Accused of Killing Teen in Murfreesboro Won't Appear in Court for Preliminary Hearing

Aug 24, 2011 at 06:24 am by bryan

The man accused of killing a 17-year old boy will not appear before a judge for a preliminary hearing. 29-year old Nicholas Wade allegedly murdered Kevin Knotts at the Nationa.... Read More

Murfreesboro Chooses New Assistant Fire Chief

Aug 24, 2011 at 06:19 am by bryan

Murfreesboro has a new assistant fire chief. Kay Jernigan has been chosen to fill the position that was left vacant by the Gary Farley who retired in March. Jernigan was chose.... Read More

Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 30th Anniversary

Aug 24, 2011 at 06:13 am by bryan

The Murfreesboro Symphony Orchestra will be turning 30 this fall. Conductor Joseph Lee will usher in the anniversary celebration on September 22nd. The concert will be at the.... Read More

Local Extension Service Could See Job Cuts

Aug 24, 2011 at 06:01 am by bryan

The University of Tennessee Extension Office last week said 44 grant-funded jobs providing nutrition education for Tennesseans using food stamps will be eliminated due to a $2.... Read More

MTSU Signs Deal With Army to Study Unmanned Aircraft's

Aug 24, 2011 at 05:57 am by bryan

Middle Tennessee State University has landed a partnership with the U.S. Army that will promote the study of unmanned aircraft. As part of the deal, the Army will give MTSU th.... Read More

Deputy of the Month

Aug 23, 2011 at 07:18 pm by bryan

Photo Note: Since Detective Fields is undercover and should not be shown over mass media, Sheriff Arnold publicly accepted the award.  Rutherford County Sheriff’s.... Read More

Kaye Jernigan New Assistant Chief MFD

Aug 23, 2011 at 02:56 pm by bryan

Kaye Jernigan has been named Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s new Assistant Fire Chief. The position has been vacant since the retirement of Assistant Fire Ch.... Read More

New Accounting Associate at Roscoe Brown

Aug 23, 2011 at 02:46 pm by bryan

Roxanne Raney has joined Roscoe Brown, Inc. as Accounting Associate in the Murfreesboro office of the company.  “We are very pleased to welcome Roxanne to our staff.... Read More

5.9 in Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Washington DC

Aug 23, 2011 at 01:34 pm by bryan

A massive earthquake on the east coast shook parts of Washington, DC on Tuesday. The earthquake was centered northwest of Richmond, VA and registered at 5.9 in magnitude. Th.... Read More

Health and Literacy in Rutherford County

Aug 23, 2011 at 11:22 am by bryan

Health and literacy. The connection between these two words may not be immediately apparent, but the connection is vital. Health and literacy are intrinsically linked; their r.... Read More