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Covid nurse had child taken away from her after police mistook her exhaustion for DUI

A Covid-19 nurse from Tennessee had her child placed in foster care for weeks after she was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) - despite being completely sober and merely exhausted from a long shift.Kathryn Slayton, a single mother from Franklin, was arrested on 21 September last year after she picked up her son from daycare, according to recent local reports.A daycare employee had complained that a mother who had come to pick up her five-year-old child appeared to be under the influence of an unknown substance, per a police report.Complainant Lydia Uselton said Ms Slayton “seemed off”...
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The Old Shiloh School on Halls Hill Pike in Murfreesboro - One former student wants to hold a class reunion

He is trying to track down the first-grade class of 1960 at Shiloh Elementary School…. Shiloh opened on Hall’s Hill Road, about three miles outside the city limits of Murfreesboro in 1874. The school closed in 1967, which means the students that started their education in 1960, were one of the last classes to both start and finish their elementary school at Shiloh.

18-year-old charged following police pursuit

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - La Vergne Police arrested a Nashville man after a short pursuit that ended in a collision on Thursday. Authorities said police spotted a vehicle that was reported stolen this week on Thursday around 1:30 p.m. on Lake Forest Drive. When officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop, the driver continued to move away from the police. Officers then began to pursue the driver, who shortly after, on Stones River Road, lost control and rear-ended another vehicle.

Former Ravenwood pitcher King decommits from Vanderbilt

The Vanderbilt baseball team continues to have a turbulent offseason. This time the bad news comes in the form of former Ezell-Harding and Ravenwood pitcher Joe King — the No. 6-ranked pitcher in Vanderbilt’s 2022 class — announcing his pursuit of other options on Thursday. “First, I’d...

Franklin Farmers Market officials meet with mayors, others for ideas of a new location

A search for a new location has begun for the Franklin Farmers Market. After the market was unable to reach an agreement with the new owners of the Factory at Franklin on where to relocate, and with its lease on the current location expiring at the end of 2024, officials with the market have decided to seek a new site somewhere in Williamson County.

Exclusive estate community coming to Nolensville

About 400 acres are slated for residential development right around the corner from Nolensville First Baptist Church. Murfreesboro-based Site Engineering Consultants has been pulling utility permits to rely on Nashville’s Metro Water Services for water and a sewer extension to a proposed subdivision slated for 9621 Clovercroft Road in Nolensville. The project is expected to develop 399 acres for a neighborhood consisting of 305 individual lots. The imminent neighborhood is referred to as Mosley Farms.

Firework Fallout: Families displaced after fire

LEWISBURG, Tenn. (WSMV) - Two families in Lewisburg are displaced after a group of young people shot fireworks at their duplex and lit it on fire. The people inside were asleep or getting ready for bed when it happened. An off-duty police officer was visiting friends in the neighborhood and spotted the group that caused the unit to catch fire. She ran to get everyone out before the duplex was destroyed.

Sunday Supper to return at The Harpeth Hotel

MADE SOUTH is partnering with James Beard and award-winning chef and Food Network star Maneet Chauhan to bring an intimate, upscale dining experience to downtown Franklin’s The Harpeth Hotel. Chauhan will be joined by The Harpeth Hotel’s Executive Chef Thomas Tuggle and guest Chef Edward Lee to create a...

Three-star Beech WR decommits from Vanderbilt

Less than 24 hours after landing a commitment from one Middle Tennessee wideout, another asked to be released from his national letter of intent. Three-star Beech High School receiver Andrew Paige announced via social media on Wednesday that he was decommiting from Vanderbilt and pursuing other recruiting options nearly five months after picking the Commodores.

Franklin Farmers Market starts search for new home

While the Franklin Farmers Market celebrates its 20-year anniversary this weekend, leadership has informed the owners of The Factory at Franklin, Holladay Properties, that it will be looking for a new home when the lease expires in January 2025. Amy Tavalin, director of the Franklin Farmers Market, said there are...