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Murfreesboro City Council, 1-12-12

Jan 12, 2012 at 07:30 pm by bryan

The Murfreesboro City Council chose to honor a local historical site at the Thursday, January 12th meeting, the first since before the Christmas holiday.  The Vine Street.... Read More

Woman Falls for Fraud, Now Owes Bank Over $3,000

Jan 12, 2012 at 12:24 pm by bryan

A 21-year old Murfreesboro woman learned the hard way about the importance of waiting for a check to clear before you spend the money. WGNS' Scott Walker has the scoop... T.... Read More

Man Charged with 4th DUI

Jan 12, 2012 at 12:10 pm by bryan

A Shelbyville man has been arrested in Murfreesboro and charged with his 4th DUI. Joseph C. Blevins was pulled over on Broad Street after nearly striking the guardrail of.... Read More

Resident Finds Unknown Female Asleep in her Child's Bed

Jan 12, 2012 at 10:45 am by bryan

Here’s a strange story… A woman came home to her apartment on January Street and found a stranger asleep in her child’s bed. The local resident called the M.... Read More

Baby Born with Drugs in System

Jan 12, 2012 at 10:23 am by bryan

A baby recently born in Murfreesboro tested positive for drugs in its system this weeek. Murfreesboro Police Officer Kyle Evans explains...  

TN Buys 5-Nissan LEAF's

Jan 12, 2012 at 09:58 am by bryan

Tennessee government is buying five Nissan LEAF electric vehicles. The purchase of the cars is being made possible thanks to an April 2011 Clean Air Act settlement with the TV.... Read More

UPDATE: Woman Burned by Meth Lab

Jan 12, 2012 at 08:39 am by bryan

A 19-year old in the Barfield community called the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Department on Thursday morning after being burned by a meth lab explosion. The female evid.... Read More

Deadline to Apply for Magnet Schools Nearing

Jan 12, 2012 at 08:35 am by bryan

James Evans, the spokesperson for the Rutherford County Schools, tells WGNS that the deadline to apply for one of the three area magnet schools is Tuesday, January 31st. The c.... Read More

Special MLK Event at Patterson Park

Jan 12, 2012 at 08:29 am by bryan

January 16, Monday is a National Holiday to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, a native of Atlanta, Georgia was a minister, civil rights.... Read More

No Need for a Wheel Tax Sticker, No Savings to Rutherford Residents

Jan 12, 2012 at 08:23 am by bryan

The Rutherford County Clerk may soon save over $13,000 annually by not purchasing wheel tax stickers, but those savings will not be passed down to the tax payer. An idea that.... Read More

Daymar College Sued

Jan 12, 2012 at 08:10 am by bryan

A school based in Kentucky with a Murfreesboro location is getting a bad rap. Eight former students of Daymar College have filed a $25-million dollar lawsuit against the for p.... Read More

Food Lion Closing in M'boro and Smyrna

Jan 12, 2012 at 06:21 am by bryan

Food Lion is closing more than 100 of their stores across the country. That number includes their two stores in Murfreesboro and one in Smyrna. The stores in Murfreesboro are.... Read More

Murfreesboro Middle Half Gives Back to the Community

Jan 11, 2012 at 01:50 pm by bryan

Donations to local organizations totaling $34,450 were distributed by organizers of the Murfreesboro Half Marathon from the 2011 event proceeds.   Groups rece.... Read More

The Search for a New R'ford Co. Schools Director

Jan 11, 2012 at 10:18 am by bryan

The Rutherford County School Board is still sifting through information provided to them from four human resource related search firms to help them find a new schools director.... Read More

Stove and a Fridge Stolen

Jan 11, 2012 at 09:59 am by bryan

Several Murfreesboro homes were broken into on Tuesday. Homes on Palmer Drive, South Rutherford Boulevard, Greenland Drive and an apartment on Willowbrook were all targeted by.... Read More

Jim and the late Doris Demos Named the 2011 Business Legends of the Year

Jan 11, 2012 at 09:47 am by bryan

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has named Jim and the late Doris Demos as the 2011 Business Legends of the Year, and will honor them at the Chamber’s annual Bu.... Read More

Electric Dept. Program Funds 10-Scholarships

Jan 11, 2012 at 09:41 am by bryan

Middle Tennessee Electric’s Operation Round Up program will fund 10 scholarships for $2,000 each to students in the cooperative’s service area again this year..... Read More

Blackman Community Club Installs New Officers

Jan 11, 2012 at 09:31 am by bryan

The Blackman Community Club has installed officers for 2012. They include: Pam Rowlett, president; Christi Lux, vice president; Sherry Tidwell, secretary; and Scott Rowlett, t.... Read More

Residents Voice Concerns On WGNS

Jan 11, 2012 at 09:18 am by bryan

Wednesday's WGNS Action Line was devoted to residents who had concerns about issues anywhere in Rutherford County. Here are their comments:   Hopefully, the proper autho.... Read More

Occupy Murfreeesboro Protesters to Soon Appear in Court

Jan 11, 2012 at 08:07 am by bryan

The Occupy Murfreesboro Protestors are scheduled to appear in court later this month. Police Officer Kyle Evans stated…