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Mercury in Local Fish from the East Fork Stones River Result in Advisory from State
Mercury in Local Fish from the East Fork Stones River Result in Advisory from State

The advisory is the result of fish tissue sampling at multiple stations in the summer and fall of 2018, which indicated that in species such as smallmouth bass and largemouth bass, mercury trigger points recommended by both the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Food and Drug Administration are being exceeded.

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UPDATE: Home Invasion, Shooting--Walter Hill
UPDATE: Home Invasion, Shooting--Walter Hill

Neighbors tell WGNS the incident occurred in the area of Mona Road and Tiger Woods Way. Names are being withheld at this time as this is an open and active investigation.

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Walter Hill Break-Ins
Walter Hill Break-Ins

More burglaries in the news for Rutherford County. The Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in their search for the possible suspects.

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Murfreesboro not the only area struggling with the future closing of the landfill
Murfreesboro not the only area struggling with the future closing of the landfill

As Murfreesboro continues to look for ideas on what to do about the closing of the Walter Hill landfill... so do other nearby communities.

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The SEATBELT CHECKPOINT in Walter Hill Area at Bridge on Thursday

WALTER HILL DAM: WGNS received several phone calls asking why there was more traffic than usual at the bridge over the Walter Hill Dam on Thursday afternoon. The reason... A safety belt checkpoint.

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If you were
If you were "waived through", you were OK!

If you were traveling across the Walter Hill Bridge between 2:30 and 3:30 Thursday afternoon, you may wonder what the large police presence was. The Rutherford County Sheriffs Office was conducting a "seat belt check", and if the deputies say you were wearing restraints--you were waved through.

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Four Dead In Walter Hill Memorial Day Shooting
Four Dead In Walter Hill Memorial Day Shooting

Memorial Day ended tragically in Walter Hill. Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh told NewsRadio WGNS that four adults were found fatally shot around 3:30 Monday afternoon in a home at 1132 Rivercrest Drive.

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Walter Hill House Fire on Monday morning
Walter Hill House Fire on Monday morning

UPDATE: A fire around 8:30 Monday (4/3/2017) morning broke out in a home on Greenway Drive in Walter Hill.

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TONIGHT: 231 North Sobriety Checkpoint Next Friday in Walter Hill
TONIGHT: 231 North Sobriety Checkpoint Next Friday in Walter Hill

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning for an upcoming checkpoint...

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$100,000 Vandalism Along the New Walter Hill Greenway Trail
$100,000 Vandalism Along the New Walter Hill Greenway Trail

Evidently, someone caused about $100,000 in damages to a bridge that was recently built as part of the community Greenway Trail.

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Walter Hill is Getting a Makeover
Walter Hill is Getting a Makeover

The next step will be to open a new three mile Greenway in Walter Hill that follows along the river. The land is cleared and prepped for the trail now.

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Better Odor Control at the Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill
Better Odor Control at the Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill

The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill has completed nearly $2 million in upgrades. Officials at the site say the upgrades will likely lead to better odor control...

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New Website for the Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill Area
New Website for the Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill Area

John Sakmar, General Manager of the Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill, told WGNS that a new website was recently established to keep residents up to date on operations at the landfill.

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TN Department of Environment and Conservation requiring Middle Point Landfill to obtain permit dealing with water pollution
TN Department of Environment and Conservation requiring Middle Point Landfill to obtain permit dealing with water pollution

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation is requiring Middle Point Landfill to obtain a permit dealing with water pollution to continue blasting at the site.

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The smell in Walter Hill may actually be getting better
The smell in Walter Hill may actually be getting better

State Representative Bryan Terry of Murfreesboro told WGNS that the smells in Walter Hill that come from the Middle Point Landfill should be easing...

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Coleman Farm location withdrawn from options for Murfreesboro Public Safety Training Facility
Coleman Farm location withdrawn from options for Murfreesboro Public Safety Training Facility

"The voice of the people in and around the Liberty Valley subdivision was loud and clear," said Assistant City Manager Jim Crumley. "Regardless of whether a firing range were located on the property, neighborhood residents do not want a police and fire training center nearby."

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UPDATE: One person shot in the shoulder in Rutherford County - Names released

UPDATE: Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a Wednesday night shooting on Rocky Hill Road that reportedly began as a physical assault, Sheriff Robert F. Arnold says.

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UPDATE: MFRD Fire Marshal's Office Charges Juvenile in Connection with Hay Bale Fires
UPDATE: MFRD Fire Marshal's Office Charges Juvenile in Connection with Hay Bale Fires

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Fire Marshal’s Office took out a petition Wednesday morning charging a juvenile with setting fire to personal property or land in connection with Tuesday afternoon’s hay bale fires on a farm near the VA golf course.

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Oil Paintings by Steve Matthews In City Hall Rotunda
Oil Paintings by Steve Matthews In City Hall Rotunda

Local artist Steve Matthews is being featured now through March 14th in the Rotunda of the Murfreesboro City Hall.

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Trash in Walter Hill is Piling Up and Piling UP!
Trash in Walter Hill is Piling Up and Piling UP!

A change in the way of thinking in how we dispose of household waste will have to be conquered, according to Rutherford County Mayor Ernest Burgess...  

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UPDATE: Hearing on Middle Point Landfill and their Permit to be Held on August 22nd
UPDATE: Hearing on Middle Point Landfill and their Permit to be Held on August 22nd
Over the last several months, members of Statewide Organizing for Community eMpowerment (SOCM) have been raising concerns about an air quality permit for BFI Waste Systems' Middle Point Landfill, popularly known by some as “Mt. Trashmore.” 
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How Were We Created? Upcoming Seminar is Open to the Public!

A sometimes controversial seminar on how we were created, or for some - how we simply came to be, will be next weekend.

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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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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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