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Schools to Examine Bullying Rules

Jul 08, 2011 at 06:02 am by bryan

The Murfreesboro City School Board will review the schools bullying policy on Tuesday. The meeting will take place at 6:30 in the City Schools Administration Building. The mee.... Read More

Possible Interest In Linebaugh Library Building At Old Hospital

Jul 07, 2011 at 08:22 pm by bryan

On an earlier WGNS radio broadcast, listeners asked about rumors that the Linebaugh Public Library might consider constructing a new library and archives at the old hospital b.... Read More

Tina Stewart's roommate at MTSU indicted on 1st degree murder charges

Jul 07, 2011 at 06:52 pm by bryan

The roommate of MTSU basketball standout Tina Stewart was indicted Thursday (7/7/2011) on charges of first degree murder and tampering with evidence. Shanterrica Madden (.... Read More

Smyrna woman indicted for attempted murder of her son!

Jul 07, 2011 at 06:22 pm by bryan

On Wednesday (7/6/2011) a Hamilton County Grand Jury indicted a Smyrna woman on charges of aggravated child abuse and attempted first degree murder. Prosecutors ind.... Read More

CSX Train Catches Fire In Smyrna Thursday AM

Jul 07, 2011 at 05:37 pm by bryan

Officials with CSX Railroad are conducting an investigation into why a locomotive caught on fire in Smyrna on Thursday morning (7/7/2011). The diesel engine was enroute to Nas.... Read More

Murfreesboro 3rd through 7th graders do well with TCAP Scores

Jul 07, 2011 at 05:19 pm by bryan

Governor Bill Haslam visited Northfield Elementery School here in Murfreesboro Thursday (7/7/11) to go over early results from the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program (.... Read More

La Vergne Alderman Calls for End to Unincorporation Petition

Jul 07, 2011 at 01:43 pm by bryan

Alderman Tom Broeker posted on his website today a call for business leaders to end a petition to unincorporate the City of La Vergne. Broeker stated, “In no way can the.... Read More

Bruce Plummer Named VP of Development for Family Staffing Solutions

Jul 07, 2011 at 01:01 pm by bryan

Bruce Plummer has joined Family Staffing Solutions, Inc. as vice president of development. The Murfreesboro based personal care assistance company's President and CEO Becci Bo.... Read More

Divers Find Car Underwater in Stones River

Jul 07, 2011 at 10:34 am by bryan

Divers found a car that was upside down and submerged in the water at the West Fork Boat Ramp on the Stones River. The discovery was made during a practice dive by rescue work.... Read More

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