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Hottest Day Since Records Have Been Kept

Jun 29, 2012 at 04:48 pm by bryan

Friday was a weather first. The high temperature of 109-degrees broke the all-time record, eclipsing the 1952 record of 107-degrees. The heat coupled with the moderate drought.... Read More

Burning Banned in County Now

Jun 29, 2012 at 04:20 pm by bryan

Open burning is now prohibited across Rutherford County. The drought conditions coupled with blistering heat prompted the county to join Murfreesboro, Smyrna and La Vergne in.... Read More

Area Water Systems Call for Voluntary Reductions in Water Use

Jun 29, 2012 at 04:16 pm by bryan

The water systems of Rutherford County (Consolidated Utility District, Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department, Smyrna Utilities and LaVergne Public works) are asking their wa.... Read More

MTSU Veterans Memorial Offers Quiet Place of Reflection

Jun 29, 2012 at 03:52 pm by bryan

Outside the Tom H. Jackson Building on the Middle Tennessee State University campus, the MTSU Veterans Memorial offers a quiet place of reflection for people, particularly aro.... Read More

TBR Raises Tuition Rates

Jun 29, 2012 at 02:21 pm by bryan

It will cost more to get a college education at MTSU and other Tennessee Board of Regents' colleges. The board voted Friday to increase tuition and fee rates. For MTSU student.... Read More

Amazon Hiring 1,500 in Lebanon & Murfreesboro

Jun 29, 2012 at 02:13 pm by bryan

Jobseekers in Middle Tennessee are invited to begin applying at Tennessee Career Centers on Monday, July 2, for jobs at Amazon’s fulfillment centers in Lebanon and Murfr.... Read More

Fireworks Ban in La Vergne

Jun 29, 2012 at 02:04 pm by bryan

With extremely dry conditions and only minor relief expected late next week with isolated storms, the city fire marshal and fire chief of the La Vergne Fire Department, Inc. m.... Read More

Train/Car Collide in 'Boro

Jun 29, 2012 at 10:30 am by bryan

A train versus car collision, many times, doesn't end well. But the one here in Murfreesboro Thursday night did. There were no injuries in the collision that happened at 11:30.... Read More

Xavier Hamler Named Supervisor of Extended School Program in Murfreesboro

Jun 29, 2012 at 10:16 am by bryan

John Pittard Assistant Principal Xavier Hamler has been named Supervisor of Murfreesboro City Schools’ Extended School Program (ESP). Dr. Linda Gilbert, Director of.... Read More

State Warns Use Caution in Extreme Heat

Jun 29, 2012 at 10:11 am by bryan

The Tennessee Department of Health is working with partner organizations across the state to reduce deaths and life-threatening conditions caused by summer heat. With temperat.... Read More

Fire on Batey Farm in Blackman

Jun 28, 2012 at 04:43 pm by bryan

The drought conditions sparked a fire in the Blackman area, charring 25-acres and a barn on the John L. Batey farm. The blaze broke out Thursday on the farm at the corner of B.... Read More

South Maney Avenue Neighborhood Meeting

Jun 28, 2012 at 04:19 pm by bryan

In another effort to let residents and business owners in the  South Maney Avenue study area have an opportunity to learn about proposed amendments to the zoning ordinanc.... Read More

Sen. Tracy "Supreme Court's Decision Devastating To Economy"

Jun 28, 2012 at 03:51 pm by bryan

State Senator Jim Tracy commented on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision.  He told WGNS News, “The practical effort of upholding Obamacare is devastating to our.... Read More

Apply Online in the City of LaVergne

Jun 28, 2012 at 03:49 pm by bryan

People seeking employment with the city of La Vergne will no longer have to contend with delivering written applications in person, rather they can now do it all online. The.... Read More

More LOCAL Feedback on Affordable Care Act

Jun 28, 2012 at 03:47 pm by bryan

Statement from Senator Jim Tracy the Supreme Court Ruling regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act... “The practical effort of upholding Obamacare is de.... Read More

Winner Named in Rubber Duck Derby Race

Jun 28, 2012 at 03:45 pm by bryan

Longtime supporter Michael Bishop spent $25 to adopt a quack pack of six ducks to enter the Child Advocacy Center ’s annual Duck Derby. “I thought how a.... Read More

Ashley McDonald Murfreesboro Fire & Rescues New PIO

Jun 28, 2012 at 03:42 pm by bryan

With the new month, the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department has a new public information officer. Administrative Support Specialist Ashley McDonald will assume the respons.... Read More

Local Reaction to SCOTUS Ruling on Affordable Care Act

Jun 28, 2012 at 03:39 pm by bryan

In a landmark ruling with wide-ranging implications, the Supreme Court upheld the so-called individual mandate requiring Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty, th.... Read More

Family Business Opens Next To Wal-Mart On Rutherford Blvd...OK Jose!

Jun 28, 2012 at 03:13 pm by bryan

A new Murfreesboro family business officially opened Thursday on Rutherford Boulevard in the Wal-Mart shopping center.  About a half-hour before O.K. Jose Tex-Mex Restaur.... Read More

Patterson Park Hosts Zoning Meeting

Jun 28, 2012 at 02:50 pm by bryan

In another effort to let residents and business owners in the South Maney Avenue study area have an opportunity to learn about proposed amendments to the zoning ordinance and.... Read More