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September Officer of the Month

Nov 08, 2011 at 03:50 pm by bryan

Saving a child contemplating suicide earned Sheriff’s School Resource Officer Carl “Bucky” Watts recognition as “Officer of the Month” for Septem.... Read More

Mathers Mr. Football Finalist for Second Year

Nov 08, 2011 at 01:49 pm by bryan

Rutherford County has another T-Double-S-Double-A Tennessee Titans Mr. Football finalist. For the second year in a row, Blackman's I'Tavious Mathers is nominiated. The award i.... Read More

Thieves Were Dressed as Women

Nov 08, 2011 at 12:34 pm by bryan

Three men dressed as women allegedly stole 91-pairs of jeans from the Kohl’s Department Store in Murfreesboro. The odd combination of thieves stole the pants during two.... Read More

This is Only a TEST

Nov 08, 2011 at 12:10 pm by bryan

It is only a TEST...  MTSU will test its tornado sirens on campus on Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 11:15 a.m. This is only a test of the system, and no safety actions will be re.... Read More

Red Cross Responds to Shelbyville Fire

Nov 08, 2011 at 12:00 pm by bryan

Red Cross volunteers responded to a fire in Shelbyville on Monday evening located at an apartment complex at 400 Barksdale Lane.   The fire affected 8 units and disp.... Read More

Ellen Degeneres Show Visits Murfreesboro

Nov 08, 2011 at 10:06 am by bryan

Ellen Degeneres is in Nashville and with her recent visit, she surprised one Murfreesboro fan with free tickets to the Country Music CMA Awards. 25-Year old Ashley Loyd won th.... Read More

Chamber Holding 100th Ribbon Cutting of the Year

Nov 08, 2011 at 09:20 am by bryan

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce breaks a record that shows the local economy is improving. Ribbon cuttings are tied to business growth, and  Rutherford County C.... Read More

Rutherford Is 30th Fastest Growing County In Nation

Nov 08, 2011 at 09:09 am by bryan

Rutherford County is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States. Chamber of Commerce representative Lauren Fletcher to WGNS. In addition to being the 30t.... Read More

Murfreesboro Couple to Speak Before Congress

Nov 08, 2011 at 08:46 am by bryan

A Retired Murfreesboro Couple are scheduled to speak before Congress next week on November the 14th. Lee Campbell and his wife Phyllis will discuss the new Tennessee Voter Pho.... Read More

Tractor Trailer Overturns on SR 840

Nov 08, 2011 at 08:39 am by bryan

A tractor trailer truck hauling a heavy load of dry cement mix overturned on State Route 840 Tuesday morning. The truck was said to be hauling 40,000 pounds of the cement mix..... Read More

Magnet Schools Open House

Nov 08, 2011 at 06:07 am by bryan

Central Magnet School will host an open house on Thursday night at 6. The open house is for parents interested in sending their children to the magnet school. Reports indicate.... Read More

Attempted Hold Up at ATM Machine - Shots Fired

Nov 08, 2011 at 05:59 am by bryan

A man who fired a rifle wearing all black tried to rob a victim at an ATM machine in Murfreesboro. The attempted hold up happened at the Regions Bank on Old Fort Parkway. Repo.... Read More

More Cuts for State Government

Nov 08, 2011 at 05:52 am by bryan

Cuts and layoffs are once again being talked about on Tennessee's Capitol Hill. Governor Haslam is already thinking about next year's budget, the economy has improved, but sev.... Read More

Needle in Tootsie Roll

Nov 08, 2011 at 12:40 am by bryan

A concerned father filed a report at the LaVergne Police Department on Monday evening that his 12-year old child discovered a sewing needle in a tootsie roll. The child was no.... Read More

Free "Joint Pain" Seminar At MTMC

Nov 07, 2011 at 07:53 pm by bryan

Millions of people suffer from debilitating pain and stiffness in their joints that can limit their mobility and quality of life. Middle Tennessee Medical Center (MTMC) w.... Read More

FirstBank Expands Again

Nov 07, 2011 at 07:03 pm by bryan

While megabanks are targets of protestors, a small family owned Tennessee bank expands. FirstBank has entered into an asset sale agreement to purchase Stellar One Corporation..... Read More

Another Attempted Robbery of ATM Customer

Nov 07, 2011 at 06:33 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro's fifth ATM related crime in weeks took place Sunday at Region's Bank. According to police reports, a man was in his car and had just inputed his request for mone.... Read More

No verdict Monday in Child Abuse / Murder Trial

Nov 07, 2011 at 04:48 pm by bryan

Jurors continue to deliberate the fate of Rashii Brisbon, who is accused of first degree murder and child abuse of 16-month old Kymari Clark. Brisbon was caring for the child.... Read More

Man Charged with Raping 14-Year-Old Autistic Girl

Nov 07, 2011 at 04:35 pm by bryan

Three rape charges were filed against a Clarksville man accused of having sexual relations with a 14-year-old autistic girl after he picked her up outside school Oct. 28, a Ru.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Missing for One Year - No New Clues in Case

Nov 07, 2011 at 11:30 am by bryan

It has been one year since Murfreesboro resident Neff Joseph Loupe went missing on Center Hill Lake. Loupe's girlfriend Holli McDonald told WGNS that she is still searcing for.... Read More