Nine individuals were charged with misdemeanor gambling and one was charged with promotion of gambling and possession of gambling machines after Murfreesboro Police executed a search warrant at a downtown business recently.
A Wilson County man accused of killing a One Mile Lane resident hit him in the head with a sledgehammer and then stabbed him in a fight over a drug debt, according to court testimony.
Portables and 'inappropriate' instructional spaces criticized.
University continues focus on applied learning techniques.
The retired aircraft will carry Capt. Kuss' Number Six on its vertical stabilizer.
Murfreesboro City Council is preparing to look at a pay and benefits study for city employees this month, a year sooner than expected. But council members won't acknowledge any complaints are being levied about unfairness under the current scale.
At the May 9 Murfreesboro City School Board meeting, members unanimously voted for a revised version of the "Promoting Student Wellness" health policy, which summarizes school guidelines for student nutrition, physical activity and health education.
Projects to widen New Salem Highway from Cason Lane to I-24 and Old Fort Parkway will start a year sooner than expected in the wake of two moves to bolster the state's transportation fund.
Education, counseling, skills training to get folks on their feet.
John Black, the executive director of the Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport Authority, received the Good Scout Award during the Friends of Scouting breakfast held yesterday morning at LifePoint Church in Smyrna.
Devin's mother told Detective Pinson her son took a black Nike drawstring backpack, a red and gray North Face pullover jacket, a gray and white Nike hooded sweatshirt and khaki pants.
With ten hotels, their meeting rooms and more than a thousand guest rooms fronting Interstate 24 on Hotel Row in Smyrna, some say it was just a matter of time before a major vice bust.
Holding apartment complex owners more accountable for traffic and nuisance problems created by high-density growth was among the topics discussed at a Murfreesboro City Council community meeting Sunday.
MTSU plans to test its tornado sirens on campus and at the Miller Coliseum Complex on Wednesday, May 10, at 11:15 a.m.
Concerned about the high cost of site development at a fire hall site on Medical Center Parkway, Murfreesboro officials are looking at other sites for a fire hall on city-owned property in that area.
A tearful Robert Arnold admitted Thursday he "betrayed" the people of Rutherford County and lied to them when he directed an e-cigarettes operation at the county jail, making tens of thousands of dollars illegally.
Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity opened their second ReStore in Smyrna last week.
With one in five women and one in 71 men experiencing rape or attempted rape at some time in their lives, Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital has made its sexual assault treatment program a key priority over the past 10 years.
Due to the seriousness of the allegations, Rutherford County Schools performed a study, pulling school bus interior video and GPS data. After analyzing the information, it was determined that at no time were buses crowded beyond their design capacity.
School board votes to name the new school after an old one in 2020.
More growth, more neighbors -- but current residents worry about traffic, flooding.
Rutherford County nonprofits will benefit from the gifts of 518 generous donors, who contributed $42,213 May 3 to The Big Payback's grand total of nearly $2.6 million.
Three shootings in two weeks on Greenland Drive have resulted in multiple gunshot injuries, with the most recent costing one young man his life.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has named the victim of yesterday's fatal shooting, and issued an arrest warrant.
Mark A. Garza, a detention deputy at Rutherford County Jail, was arrested May 4 for aggravated sexual battery and rape of a child.
Witnesses described the suspect as a black male, 6', thin build, short hair, wearing khaki pants, a white shirt and a black coat.
May 4 a federal judge sentenced Rutherford County's former sheriff to 50 months in prison, with credit for time already served.
A Siamese cat was reported stolen from an apartment on Kingwood Drive this week.
While the families of most high school students are worried about driving for the first time or picking out the perfect prom dress, one local family is asking for help with funeral expenses for their daughter who passed away after a long battle with cancer.
Detectives with the Special Victims Unit served a search warrant at a home on Shade Court in Murfreesboro this morning, accord to MPD Sgt. Kyle Evans.
Chairwoman of the Black Caucus calls move 'a bit disingenuous.'
Murfreesboro City Schools receives $64,600 in grants for summer programs.
A man convicted of second-degree murder in the July 22, 2015 shooting death of Jesse Sliepenbeek will serve a 15-year prison sentence after reaching an agreement with prosecutors.
A Nashville woman was killed in a hit-and-run last July in Smyrna. Now the motorist who struck her has pleaded guilty to two charges connected to the incident.
A teacher at Oakland High School has been suspended without pay, according to Rutherford County Schools spokesperson James Evans.
UPDATE: Hannah Porter has been found.
"We're doing a balloon release, just to kind of get the community involved and let people know that my son is still missing," said Heather Simmers-Bond on Friday afternoon, her voice breaking. "I just want people to keep looking for him."
Several shootings occurred in Murfreesboro yesterday evening, and including the second shooting on Greenland Drive this week, which severely injured one man who was later LifeFlighted to Vanderbilt University Medical Center
At 1:37 p.m. April 25 officers with Murfreesboro Police Department responded to 920 Greenland Dr. Apt. 124 in reference to a report of gunshots being fired.
Residents of a La Vergne subdivision say the recent rains only prove that the neighborhood's drainage system doesn't work, exhibited by rivers of water through backyards, between homes, across roads and in crawlspaces of the newly-built homes.
'We're ready for them to come in and make their final inspection,' says sheriff.
700 rounds of ammo escape involvement in blaze.
County school board approves deducting more than $61,000
Several Rutherford County roads are closed or dangerous due to excessive rain.
'There's no way someone can be responsible for something of which they had no knowledge,' says Ethics Committee Chairman.
The Tennessee Real Estate Commission revoked the license of former Rutherford County sheriff's administrator Joe Russell for failing to meet a deadline for notifying the state agency of a felony conviction, according to the Department of Commerce & Insurance.
Board also approves hiring 3 safety coaches.
Twenty-five teachers from Murfreesboro City Schools received their Tennessee Employment Standard for Gifted Teaching after completing the MTSU/MCS Gifted Academy.
A new board of trustees took over direction of MTSU from the Tennessee Board of Regents in a "historic first meeting" with Gov. Bill Haslam saying the new structure will enable the university to "play to its strengths."
The highlight of the meeting was a Proclamation by the mayor, declaring May 1, 2017 Senior Citizens Day in Smyrna, to follow up on the single day declared in 2016.
"I'm happy to be here. This is an excellent opportunity, a new chapter in my career, a new chapter in my life, I'm really excited about it."
The Murfreesboro City Schools board meeting April 12 commenced with a number of congratulations for the educators of the district.
Bond still missing after more than two weeks.
MTSU football coach Rick Stockstill has dismissed defensive end Justin Akins and linebacker Shalom Alvarez after they became the center of investigation for animal cruelty.
The new judge handling the official corruption case of former Sheriff Robert Arnold reset his sentencing for May 4.
A Rutherford County man is being treated at Vanderbilt after a sheriff's deputy shot him following a physical alteration Wednesday afternoon.
Two MTSU football players are at the center of an investigation for animal cruelty, according to Murfreesboro Police records.
Revitalizing a three-mile stretch of Lowry Street in Smyrna is a very large and complicated project.
La Vergne to negotiate with builder so subdivision can see the light
Two former Rutherford County commissioners and a nonprofit agency worker are vying so far for the 19th District seat left open by the departure of Shawn Kaplan.
The question is, how many can county schools afford?
Legislation by Sen. Bill Ketron designed to lower the cost of oral chemotherapy will have to wait until next year.
Donor helps La Vergne firefighters breath life into rescued pets.
More than 400 people - including Gov. Bill Haslam and Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Dr. Flora Tydings - descended upon the new Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) campus in Smyrna for a ribbon cutting marking the school as fully operational.
Candlelight vigil held for missing Murfreesboro teen.
La Vergne High School chosen for documentary spotlight.
Today search parties are combing the woods in and around Barfield Crescent Park on foot, on ATVs and with drones, looking for missing teenager Devin Bond.
Vigil for missing child offers community support to fearful family.
'To get it right, we're going to work even harder,' says DesJarlais.
Locating a missing Riverdale High School student is of "utmost importance" to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, said Chief Deputy Keith Lowery.
The parents of 17-year-old Devin Ray Bond and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office are asking for help locating the boy who's not been seen since he went to bed late Thursday night.
A 47-year-old Wilson County man is charged with first-degree murder less than 30 hours after an acquaintance was found near death at his One Mile Lane home 2 p.m. Friday, Rutherford County Sheriff Michael Fitzhugh said.
MTSU students are grieving after the death of a friend this past week who was described as a "nice, loving, hard-working person."
P.D. Mynatt moves from CFO to GM.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office patrol deputies would like to meet residents who live in the zones they protect, the sheriff's patrol major said.
High winds from a severe thunderstorm Monday afternoon peeled the waterproof roof covering off aircraft hangar 621 at the Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport.
House Joint Resolution 92 would honor Nathan Bedford Forrest, Sampson Keeble.
Storm damage repairs under way, but middle schools may lose swim teams.
Zama is in the Kanagawa Prefecture in eastern Japan, about 24 miles from Tokyo, with a population of more than 129,000.
In wake of lawsuit, judge prohibits punishing any more youths with solitary confinement.
From city staff, to the Planning Commission, to Ragan Smith Associates, to Terri Sterling Communications, to the Steering Committee, to members of the public who showed up and spoke out, this plan was made possible because a whole bunch of people got to work. It will take just as much community involvement moving forward.
A backpack containing several mortar rounds and a training hand grenade was found by the dumpster at Ashwood Cove apartment complex this morning, according Murfreesboro Police spokesman Kyle Evans.
A new judge handling the official corruption case of former Sheriff Robert Arnold is postponing his sentencing until early September.
Two Demo Plus Inc. subcontractors performing demolition work on the back side of the Smyrna Nissan plant were injured when the aging coal plant structure they were cutting apart collapsed, throwing them to the ground with the debris.
A first-degree murder charge against the man accused of robbing and killing Smyrna resident Kimberly Allen has been bound over to a Rutherford County grand jury.
On behalf of Mayor Shane McFarland, Vice Mayor Madeline Scales Harris was pleased to proclaim last week "Blue Raider Basketball Week" at Thursday night's meeting.
Rutherford County paid nearly a quarter-million-dollar settlement to former Sheriff's Maj. Tommy Thompson after he dismissed a lawsuit claiming ex-Sheriff Robert Arnold wrongfully fired him in 2016, records show.
Mayor Mary Esther Reed and the Smyrna Town Council unanimously approved the Lowry Street Revitalization Overlay Plan at Tuesday night's meeting.
Habitat for Humanity's annual Leave a Legacy Breakfast drew more than 200 people Friday morning.
3 percent enrollment growth requires $13.5 mil for new teachers.
Former commissioner says he inadvertently moved out of District 19 after selling his Riverbend house.
At urging of the Rutherford Neighborhood Alliance, Rutherford County commissioners are requesting reports on the cost of setting up an in-house attorney as well as a monthly compilation on lawsuits against the county government.
"The carpet was covered with two inches of water, with rivers flowing through the library," La Vergne Library Director Donna Bebout explained to Mayor Dennis Waldron and the aldermen last Tuesday night.
The city government is taking a neutral stance on legislation sponsored by Rep. Tim Rudd allowing unlimited political signs on private property, in conflict with its sign ordinance.
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office fired its second school resource officer in the past year for inappropriate conduct regarding a woman.
The Hamilton County District Attorney's Office will prosecute first-degree murder charges against former Murfreesboro resident Sara Parsons after District Attorney Jennings Jones recused himself from the case, citing a family friendship.
The lobby of Smyrna Town Hall was packed to the doors with the Brown's Chapel Elementary School Science Fair on display, prior to the Feb. 23 Town Council Workshop meeting.
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