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New Dispatch Equipment at Sheriff's Office

Mar 01, 2012 at 06:11 am by bryan

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office now has new technology in place in their dispatch center. The new equipment replaces computers and consoles that were 25-years old.... Read More

MPD Get's High Tech Missing Alert Program

Mar 01, 2012 at 06:04 am by bryan

The Murfreesboro Police Department has formalized an agreement with “A Child Is Missing Alert Program” that has led to a high tech method to search locally for mis.... Read More

Girls Region Championship Roundup

Feb 29, 2012 at 10:21 pm by bryan

A strong third quarter lifted Riverdale to their third region championship in as many years. They used a 15-to-5 third quarter to defeat Lawrence County 59-31. Olivia Jones le.... Read More

Eagleville Burglary Arrests

Feb 29, 2012 at 02:27 pm by bryan

Five unemployed suspects considered breaking into houses near Eagleville as “going to work,” a Rutherford County sheriff’s detective said Tuesday. Four adul.... Read More

Special Kids Race Filling Up

Feb 29, 2012 at 10:44 am by bryan

Registration for the First-Ever Special Kids Race presented by Murfreesboro Medical Clinic is filling up! Already, over 1,200 runners and walkers have signed-up to p.... Read More

Remove Flowers From Evergreen Cemetery Graves Before March 15th

Feb 29, 2012 at 10:40 am by bryan

Spring is nearing and the grass mowing and maintenance season is about to begin at Murfreesboro's Evergreen Cemetery. The Cemetery Commission asks families to remove floral ar.... Read More

12-Bottles of Jack Daniels STOLEN in Burglary

Feb 29, 2012 at 10:27 am by bryan

MacGregors Wine and Liquors was broken into early Wednesday morning. The thief (or thieves) gained entry into the Memorial Boulevard store by breaking out the front window. Wh.... Read More

Cannon Co. After School Program Director Accused of Stealing Program Funds

Feb 29, 2012 at 09:54 am by bryan

The former executive director of Cannon County’s REACH After-School Program took more than $37,000 in program funds for personal use and made more than $26,000 in additi.... Read More

Man So Intoxicated He Was Admitted to Critical Care Unit in M'boro

Feb 29, 2012 at 09:35 am by bryan

A man too intoxicated to be on his own was taken to the hospital on Monday evening. The subject was so intoxicated that he had to be admitted to the critical care unit at Midd.... Read More

LOCAL RED CROSS: Comfort Across the Home Front

Feb 29, 2012 at 08:27 am by bryan

On Saturday, March 24, 2012, the American Red Cross, Heart of Tennessee Chapter in conjunction with the Smyrna Public Library will host Comfort Across the Home Front.&nbs.... Read More

Rabies Case Reported in Rutherford County

Feb 29, 2012 at 08:25 am by bryan

The Tennessee Departments of Health and Agriculture announce that rabies has been diagnosed in two horses. One horse, submitted for testing in January 2012, died in rural Ruth.... Read More

DUI Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for March 16

Feb 29, 2012 at 07:56 am by bryan

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a DUI sobriety checkpoint in Rutherford County in the near future. WGNS spoke to a State Trooper about the checkpoint on Wednesday.

80-Jobs Headed to New Bar in Town

Feb 29, 2012 at 06:25 am by bryan

Murfreesboro is getting a new bar. That may not be where the excitement is, but local residents are excited about the 80-jobs that will be coming to the area with Bar Louie, a.... Read More

Stones River Battlefield Makes $9-Million Impact

Feb 29, 2012 at 06:00 am by bryan

The Stones River National Battlefield in Murfreesboro estimates that 187-thousand visitors in 2010 spent $9.3-million dollars at the park, hotels, local merchants and restaura.... Read More

Boys Region Semifinal Roundup

Feb 29, 2012 at 12:09 am by bryan

Blackman outlasted the Siegel, hitting free throws down the stretch, to move into the Region 4-Triple-A Boys championship game. The Blaze beat the Stars 48-43 last (Tuesday) n.... Read More

La Vergne "Leaps" to 40-Years Old

Feb 28, 2012 at 11:09 pm by bryan

Vester Waldron was elected as the first mayor of La Vergne on February 29, 1972. Upon his election, the city was formally incorporated. LaVergne is observing this date as the.... Read More

MTMC Receives TCPE "Commitment Award"

Feb 28, 2012 at 07:56 pm by bryan

Middle Tennessee Medical Center received the "Commitment Award" at the 19thAnnual Excellence in Tennessee Awards sponsored by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence..... Read More

Rutherford County Crime Statistics

Feb 28, 2012 at 03:48 pm by bryan

Two people were murdered and assaults jumped by 677 cases, pushing the crime rate up 17.1 percent during 2011 in Rutherford County. One woman was fatally shot May 10, 2011 in.... Read More

Do You Have Information on Gil's Market Armed Robbery?

Feb 28, 2012 at 02:54 pm by bryan

Authorities are still investigating an armed robbery that happened in Smyrna. It happened on January 20th at Gil's Market on Jefferson Pike. An unknown white male, who appeare.... Read More

Smyrna Bean Dinner Friday

Feb 28, 2012 at 02:49 pm by bryan

The annual Smyrna Lions Club Smyrna Senior Citizens Bean Dinner is coming up this Friday. It's usually held in November and it's often a place where you'll see candidates runn.... Read More