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Do you think you could pull a plane? You have a chance to prove it...
Do you think you could pull a plane? You have a chance to prove it...

The Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge is a fun, unique fundraising event benefiting The Arc Tennessee, a statewide non-profit of and for people with intellectual and developmental

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Do you recognize this shoplifting suspect?
Do you recognize this shoplifting suspect?

The culprit removed the phone from its packaging, concealed the phone and left the store without paying for it. Anyone with information as to the identity of this individual is asked to contact Detective...

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Troops in Smyrna, TN Preparing for Year Long Deployment to Afghanistan
Troops in Smyrna, TN Preparing for Year Long Deployment to Afghanistan

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...

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UPDATE: Beloved dog of man crushed by car in Smyrna, sat by his side for up to 6-hours

What we did not report, was that Sibert's small dog named “Maggie” was found sitting by his side when authorities arrived. Sibert's sister Susan Hughes lives in Missouri, but was told that the small dog sat by her brothers' side for an estimated 6-hours before a passerby noticed that Sibert was actually under the vehicle.

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UPDATE: Beloved dog of man crushed by car in Smyrna, sat by his side for up to 6-hours

What we did not report, was that Sibert's small dog named “Maggie” was found sitting by his side when authorities arrived. Sibert's sister Susan Hughes lives in Missouri, but was told that the small dog sat by her brothers' side for an estimated 6-hours before a passerby noticed that Sibert was actually under the vehicle.

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Smyrna Police Want Help Nabbing Two Alleged Cell Phone Thieves
Smyrna Police Want Help Nabbing Two Alleged Cell Phone Thieves

The Smyrna Police Department tells WGNS that on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at approximately 10:00 AM, two men entered the Walmart store located at 570 Enon Springs Road East in Smyrna and allegedly stole two Samsung Galaxy cell phones.

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Abilities Expo at Tennessee Rehabilitation Center at Smyrna
Abilities Expo at Tennessee Rehabilitation Center at Smyrna
The Tennessee Rehabilitation Center in Smyrna will hold an Abilities Expo on October 17th. The event will be from 9 to 2 on Thursday of next week. 
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"Low" to "Very-Low" Income Complex to Open for Rutherford County Resident in Smyrna on Friday

What has been described as an apartment complex for low and “very-low” income earners in Rutherford County will officially open at 3:00, Friday afternoon in Smyrna. 

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NEED WORK? Job Fair for Rutherford County Residents!
NEED WORK? Job Fair for Rutherford County Residents!
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.
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Rescheduled DUI Checkpoint in Rutherford County
Rescheduled DUI Checkpoint in Rutherford County
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.
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UPDATE: Calsonic Not Only Hiring for the Future with 1,200 New Jobs... They Have Other Positions Open NOW!
In addition to hourly positions opening up in the future in Smyrna, Shelbyville and Lewisburg, the Smyrna plant is aiming to hire a quality supervisor right now, according to their website.
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Smyrna Police Department Says that Con Artist are Targeting Senior Citizens in the Area
Smyrna Police Department Says that Con Artist are Targeting Senior Citizens in the Area
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.”
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Smyrna Mayor Tony Dover Resigns... Why?
"It takes a strong person to accept the challenge of elected office but it also takes a strong person to know when it is time to give it up."
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Smyrna Police Help Nab Bedford County Woman on Suspected TennCare Fraud
Smyrna Police Help Nab Bedford County Woman on Suspected TennCare Fraud
The Office of Inspector General (OIG), with the assistance of officers from the Bedford County Sheriff’s Department and Smyrna Police on Monday announced the arrest of Heather Dawn Deskins, 29, of Shelbyville.
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UPDATE: Smyrna Police Want to Know if You Recognize These Alleged Thieves?
UPDATE: Smyrna Police Want to Know if You Recognize These Alleged Thieves?
The Smyrna Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance for a second time in the past week in a case that is quite similar to one that was reported on July 29th (previous case below).
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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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Lebanon Police ask for public's help in locating former Smyrna resident wanted on child abuse charges
Lebanon Police ask for public's help in locating former Smyrna resident wanted on child abuse charges
Crawford has family in Madison and in Tullahoma and has recently lived in Smyrna and Lebanon, according to police. He is approximately six feet, three inches tall and weighs 170 pounds.
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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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Thanks to tips to police department, two arrests were made
Thanks to tips to police department, two arrests were made
Detectives at the Smyrna Police Department received tips from the general public as to the identity of these individuals.
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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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Woman supposedly holds up K-mart in Smyrna at gunpoint
Woman supposedly holds up K-mart in Smyrna at gunpoint
In Smyrna on Wednesday evening a woman armed with a gun entered K-mart demanding cash. The female got all the money she could and fled the store in a red Oldsmobile Alero that was waiting outside for her.
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