Murfreesboro, TN

Four-star QB Chris Parson to commit Friday on 247Sports

Brentwood (Tenn.) Ravenwood four-star quarterback Chris Parson will announce his college decision on Friday, Aug. 12, during a live broadcast on the 247Sports YouTube platform. Parson’s finalists are SMU, Mississippi State, TCU and Virginia Tech. The Bulldogs have been trending on the 247Sports Crystal Ball. “He is the most...
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“Handle with Care” program started in Bedford County

Recently Bedford County Schools partnered with the Shelbyville Police Department, the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office TN and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation for “Handle with Care” training conducted by the TBI. The program promotes safe & supportive homes, schools and communities that protect children and help traumatized...

Multiple Cases of Beer Shoplifted from Local Walmart Store

In Murfreesboro, detectives need assistance from the community to identify three subjects who have been labeled as ‘Persons of Interest.’. According to Murfreesboro Police, three people entered Walmart on Memorial Boulevard and shoplifted multiple cases of beer - - 12-cases to be exact, which add up to 288-cans of brew. That's 3,456 ounces of beer, weighing 216-pounds. Apparently, all 12-cases were loaded into shopping carts and pushed out the front door of Walmart on June 26, 2022.

UPDATE: Two School Students Struck by Vehicle on Tuesday

UPDATE: Two Rutherford County School students were reportedly struck by a vehicle on Tuesday in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the students were struck by a motorist on Fortress Boulevard. County Schools Communications Director James Evans told WGNS, “Two students were struck by a private vehicle yesterday morning near the intersection of Fortress and Blaze. We’ve been told the students were treated for injuries but are ok.”

Murfreesboro City Council approves new live entertainment campus

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - The Murfreesboro City Council voted Wednesday to approve a new live entertainment campus set to give the city a tourism boost. The City of Murfreesboro has entered a development agreement with Notes Live Inc. to develop the entertainment campus, according to a city press release. The...

Changes possible for controversial landfill in Murfreesboro

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WSMV) - Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland is expected to make a major announcement about the Middle Point Landfill on Wednesday. The owners of the landfill have wanted to expand the facility, but residents continue fighting against it. The Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste planning board denied the expansion...

Catherine Joy Powell Salter

Mrs. Catherine Joy Powell Salter left her earthly home on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at the age of 92. She was born on February 13, 1930, in Summitville, TN, to the late William Oscar and Tennessee Caroline ‘Carrie’ Roberts Powell. In addition to her parents, Catherine was preceded in death by her brother, William Clayton Powell and son-in-law, Dewey Lee Dodson, Sr.

Franklin board passes resolution supporting Jimmy Gentry statue with amendment

The Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday supporting a statue, bench and plaque honoring the late 96-year-old World War II veteran, coach, teacher, farmer, storyteller, artist, father and grandfather James “Jimmy” Gentry. However, the board also passed an amendment requesting the plaque’s wording...

Council Approves Notes Live Amphitheater Project with Development Agreement for Sunset Colosseum, Bourbon Brothers Smokehouse, Boot Barn Hall

The Murfreesboro City Council voted Wednesday, Aug 10, to approve a finalized Development Agreement with Notes Live Inc. for a new live entertainment campus at the southeast corner of Medical Center Parkway and Gateway Boulevard. The city and Notes Live finalized the proposed agreement this month. Construction of Bourbon Brothers and Boot Barn Hall is estimated to take 18 months and the amphitheater 20 to 24 months following design approval by the Planning Commission and Council.

Two Rutherford County Students Hit by Car off Campus Tuesday

Two Rutherford County School students were hit by a car Tuesday while off campus on Fortress Boulevard according to a WSMV news story. They were taken to a local hospital for minor injuries. On August 5, 2022 a Rutherford County Schools’ student passed away after being involved in a pedestrian...

Nolensville baseball squad advances to LLWS for 2nd straight year

WARNER ROBBINS, Ga. (WTVF) — Nolensville's Little League baseball team is heading back to Williamsport. The squad defeated a team from Virginia to win the Southeast Regional Championship. The team didn't lose a game on their way to the title. Nolensville scored four runs in the top of the...