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Chamber Continues Record Pace For Ribbon Cuttings

Jul 08, 2011 at 10:08 am by bryan

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce trends still show an improving business climate. The number of ribbon cuttings for new firms continues at a record pace.  Divin.... Read More

MT Honors College Creates New "Journal of Student Research"

Jul 08, 2011 at 09:51 am by bryan

The University Honors College at MTSU has published the inaugural issue of Scientia et Humanitas: A Journal of Student Research. The issue features articles on a divers.... Read More

Holdrite Plumbing Manufacturer Moving To La Vergne

Jul 08, 2011 at 09:38 am by bryan

One of the nation's leading plumbing manufacturing firms is opening a factory in La Verge in mid July. Holdrite will be located at 1001 Centre Pointe Drive. Holdrite Founder.... Read More

Whitworth Buchanan Middle School's Singing and Music Camp July 18-20

Jul 08, 2011 at 07:37 am by bryan

The first annual STAR Camp will be held at Whitworth Buchanan Middle School on July 18th through the 20th. It is designed for rising 6th through 8th graders from any school or.... Read More

Public Needed At 'Boro Bicentennial Planning 10AM July 21st!

Jul 08, 2011 at 06:54 am by bryan

As Murfreesboro nears its year of celebrating the city's bicentennial, leaders are encouraged to attend a Community Bicentennial Planning Meeting at 10:00 o'clock Thursday mor.... Read More

Horses Rescued from Murfreesboro Farm

Jul 08, 2011 at 06:04 am by bryan

A duo in Rutherford County face ten animal cruelty charges. The charges stem from malnourished horses on property belonging to Dena George and her 18-year old son Dylan Simon..... Read More

UPDATE: Pain and Wellness Clinic Break-in

Jul 08, 2011 at 06:03 am by bryan

Bedford and Rutherford County Law Enforcement Officials are searching for a Shelbyville man for questioning in connection with ramming a truck into a Murfreesboro pain clinic.... Read More

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