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Hal Needham Interview

Jul 07, 2011 at 10:24 am by bryan

WGNS' Scott Walker and Sean Brown of Southeastern Tire Service in Murfreesboro recently had a chance to talk to the director of Cannonball Run...

Highway Patrol Planning DUI Checkpoint

Jul 07, 2011 at 10:20 am by bryan

State Troopers are stepping up patrol this month in hopes of catching drunk drivers and getting them off the road. The Highway Patrol told WGNS about one of the upcoming check.... Read More

2011-2012 Children's Free and Reduced Price Meals

Jul 07, 2011 at 10:16 am by bryan

The Tennessee Department of Education announced the 2011-2012 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) policy for free and reduced price meals for children in Tennesse.... Read More

Fatal Crashes DOWN In Tennessee!

Jul 07, 2011 at 10:09 am by bryan

Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) Colonel Tracy Trott announced that the preliminary number of people killed in fatal accidents is down 15 percent for the first six months of 2.... Read More

Work on "Red Light Cameras" May Impact Traffic

Jul 07, 2011 at 09:59 am by bryan

Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists of more potential problems where work on the "red light cameras" are located. He indicated that daytime work wi.... Read More

Scout troop has accident on route to hike

Jul 07, 2011 at 09:46 am by bryan

A scout troop on their way to a hike on the Appalachian Trail apparently had a minor bus accident while on route to their destination. Troop 416 is headed by Tom Caldwell. &nb.... Read More

Ruthrford County APTA meets July 16th at Bradley Academy

Jul 07, 2011 at 09:22 am by bryan

The Rutherford County Chapter of the Association for the Preservation of Tennessee Antiquities (APTA) will hold its annual membership meeting at 11:30 Saturday morning July 16.... Read More

Good Samaritan Has Car Stolen

Jul 07, 2011 at 08:49 am by bryan

A stolen car out of Marshall County has police on an all points bulletin in Middle Tennessee. Apparently, the culprit in the stolen car, actually stole the car from a good Sam.... Read More

Chef Julio Now an Executive Chef

Jul 07, 2011 at 08:41 am by bryan

You may have wondered where Chef Julio landed after closing down his restaurant on the local square. Chef Julio Ornates operated the Chef’s Place on Maple Street. Chef J.... Read More

Governor Haslam In 'Boro To Address TCAP Scores

Jul 07, 2011 at 06:37 am by bryan

Governor Bill Haslam will be at Northfield Elementary School around 10:30 (this) Thursday morning (7/7/2011). He will be addressing this state's TCAP rankings. In addition, Ha.... Read More

Both Cannon County Escapees Captured!

Jul 07, 2011 at 05:54 am by bryan

The two men who escaped from the Cannon County Jail around 12:45 Wednesday afternoon (7/6/2011) and slipped into the woods behind Doolittle Road have been caught.  On We.... Read More

Two Escape from Cannon Co. Jail

Jul 06, 2011 at 04:49 pm by bryan

Two men escaped from the workout yard at the Cannon County Jail during the lunch hour Wednesday (7/6/2011). Cellmates James Hill and Aubrey Sanders were able to pull a hole in.... Read More

UPDATE: Fleeing Suspect Shot by Sheriff's Deputy

Jul 06, 2011 at 01:22 pm by bryan

Four felony charges were filed Tuesday against a fleeing suspect shot by a sheriff’s deputy last week. Suspect Billy Joe Ervin, 36, of 5001 Old Nashville Highway,.... Read More

Grandma's Camp Nearing

Jul 06, 2011 at 12:30 pm by bryan

The annual Grandma's Camp that was started by Marti Gilbert in Murfreesboro is nearing. This year, campers will travel to Camp Marymont in Fairview, Tennessee. Gilbert told WG.... Read More

Gas Prices Won't Fall Much More

Jul 06, 2011 at 10:34 am by bryan

Motorists, just keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel, because the news isn't good about falling gasoline prices. Namely, they're about as low as they're goin.... Read More

Veterans Parkway

Jul 06, 2011 at 06:28 am by bryan

Phase two of the Veterans Parkway project is moving forward as scheduled in Murfreesboro. Phase two links what use to be called Kimbro Road to Barfield Crescent Road, near the.... Read More

State to Help Smokers Quit

Jul 06, 2011 at 06:20 am by bryan

TennCare is helping put out cigarette use by its enrollees. The state's health care plan is now paying for anti-smoking products including nicotine patches, gum, and prescript.... Read More

UPDATE on Pharmacy Break-ins

Jul 06, 2011 at 06:19 am by bryan

Still no arrest has been made in the Pain and Wellness Clinic break in or the break in at Beckmans Pharmacy. You may recall the break in at the Pain and Wellness Clinic on War.... Read More

iPad Thefts

Jul 06, 2011 at 06:18 am by bryan

Shoplifting continues to be a problem in a down economy and a lock on an iPad case is not a big enough deterent for criminals who want the latest iPad.  Unknown subjects.... Read More

UPDATE on Accident

Jul 06, 2011 at 06:17 am by bryan

We have more information on that accident we told you about on Tuesday that occurred on I-24. Apparently, the wreck was a head on collision that happened at the 72-mile marker.... Read More