They are here! Doris Dollars are here and tastier than ever! What is a Doris Dollar? It is a $7.50 gift certificate to Demo’s Restaurant. For each $5 donation to our local Boys & Girls Club, you will receive one Doris Dollar that is good April 1 through April 30.
A knock at the hotel door turned out to be a rapist who forced his way in attacking the female victim.
Information is needed about an armed suspect and a companion who robbed the Dollar General store Sunday night at 2706 Lascassas Pike, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective said.
When Looper was caught by police driving down Northfield and then Battleground Drive, he was currently on bond for driving on a suspended license.
Russell will have to explain the pills to a judge. He was taken to jail and charged with public intoxication, simple possession of a schedule III drug, manufacturing / delivering or sale of a schedule IV drug and a schedule II drug.
This marks the second year for the Think Pink® Bunco Tournament. The community-wide fundraiser benefits breast cancer education and awareness through the Zeta Tau Alpha Foundation.
The disability services provider that supports adults with intellectual disabilities with choosing and realizing their visions of how they want to live, work and socialize will host its Annual Celebration & Silent Auction from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Main Street Murfreesboro has confirmed the weekend of May 2-3 for this year’s Main Street JazzFest.
“We got it!” exclaimed Mayor Senna Mosley in announcing today that a major shopping development is coming to La Vergne.
Pump prices rose about 3 cents from last week nationwide with southeastern states making smaller gains. Here in the 'Boro some discounters are offering regular gas for $3.05 per gallon.
Murder suspect Moses Bess in Murfreesboro is due in court in the very near future. Rutherford County Deputy Circuit Court Clerk Robin Gentry told WGNS...
Two residents were rescued from their balcony during an apartment fire at the Woods at Greenland, 920 Greenland Drive, just after 7:00 Sunday night.
According to a Murfreesboro Police report, a 6-month old baby was injured in a road rage incident. Evidently, another motorist who was named in the report, is accused of throwing a cologne bottle...
What did you do on this absolutely breathtaking weekend in the 'Boro?
On Saturday morning, March 8, 2014, Cameron Terrell Massengill won the "4 Way Test" speech contest sponsored by the Murfreesboro Rotary Club.
Legislation being debated at the General Assembly would have voters decide on some or all board members in regular elections.
Tennessee remains among the top ten most obese states in America, according to a Gallup poll. The group compiles the list every year.
Close to $3,000 worth of shingles were stolen from a construction site on Janell Trail in Murfreesboro.
Volunteers are being recruited for this coing Tuesday (3/11/2014)morning from 9:00 until 3:00 in the afternoon. Help is needed to clean up Sinking Creek and the adjacent wetland between McAlister’s Deli and Murfreesboro Animal Clinic.
The Blackman girls easily claimed the school's first ever team state championship, winning the Class Triple-A basketball title. They defeated Ridgeway 65-44.
Alexa Middleton from Riverdale was named Miss Basketball for 2014 in Class AAA. The other two finalists were Crystal Dangerfield from Blackman High School and Keiana Gilbert of Columbia Central High School.
WGNS' Rafferty Cleary has been nominated as a finalist in the Tennessee Associates Press Broadcasters College Award contest. Cleary along with former MTSU classmate Jordan Taylor were nominated for best sports coverage.
On Saturday, March 15, 2014, Evergreen Cemetery will being their mowing season. This is the large cemetery in the downtown area that is bordered by Highland Avenue and Greenland Drive.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 7 and 8 and Engine 1 responded to a house fire at 906 Hawk Ridge Drive just after 9:00 Friday night.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department’s Districts 4 and 7 responded to a car fire next to the home located at 1710 Avon Road around 1:30 Friday afternoon. Spokesperson Ashley McDonald says this incident was unrelated to the early morning car fire which resulted in one arrest.
|3rd Annual Special Kids Race|
Sat. (March 22, 2014) 7AM 3rd Annual Special Kids Race starting at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (1272 Garrison Drive) and continuing through the area along with the historic Stones River National Battlefield. You decide whether you wish to be in the 15K, 5K or 1-mile event. Sign-up quickly, because this has been a sell-out for the past two-years. In addition to runners, they also need CHEER GROUPS. Your scout group, church or Sunday school class, civic club, etc. can volunteer to stand along the route and cheer the runners. See website for fees (they are different for each race). To register: https://runsignup.com/Race/TN/Murfreesboro/SpecialKidsRace.READ MORE »
|Annual Willie McGowan Banquet|
Fri. (March 14, 2014) 7PM The annual WILLIE McGOWAN BANQUET at Bradley Academy Museum and Cultural Center (415 S. Academy St.). Rev. James McCarroll will be the emcee, and the guest speaker is John Brown, Sr. The 2014 honorees are: Elaine Washington, Rev. Vincent Windrow, Dr. Gloria Bonner, J. W. Robinson, and Nancy Vaughan. Tickets are $30. For information, phone Bradley Academy Museum & Cultural Center (615-867-2633).READ MORE »
|Bald In The Boro|
Fri. (March 14, 2014) 4-8PM BALD IN THE BORO at Lanes, Trains and Automobiles Entertainment Depot (450 Butler Drive). Worldwide, 175,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year. And in the U.S., more children die of childhood cancer than any other disease. St. Baldrick's Foundation funds research to change these realities. For more information, contact Marshall Campbell (615-708-1542) or Denise Flanagan (615-542-1531).READ MORE »
|Beesley Animal Foundation's "Paws and Pearls"|
Thu (May 8, 2014) 6-9PM The 5th Annual Paws and Pearls to benefit the Jesse C. Beesley Animal Humane Foundation at the historic Corners on the River in Readyville, Tennessee (1990 Readyville St.). This is the historic home built in 1829 by State Commissioner and former Murfreesboro Mayor Charles Ready, Sr. One of its unique qualities was that part of the home was in Rutherford County, while another section in Cannon County. It is now the home of Karen and Bob Ford. This fundraiser benefits the Beesley Animal Foundation that runs a specialty clinic for spaying and neutering cats and dogs to prevent unwanted litters. They also provide educational programs stressing the importance of responsible pet care. The foundation also provides financial aid to families who are unable to spay or neuter their cat or dog. Goodness Gracious at The Mill will provide the food for the evening. Julie’s Bartending will be serve wine donated by Ted Robinson from Murfreesboro Wine and Spirits. Short Mountain Distillery will offer slow pours of their Tennessee Shine and Apple Pie Moonshine. Cynthia Jones Photography will be on hand documenting the evening. Again this year, be prepared to dance the night away to the musical stylings of Larry and Gay Pinkerton and The Eclectics. Art Growden has graciously donated a 20x20 Pup Portrait to be auctioned off during Paws and Pearls. Tickets for this event are $65 per person. Please RSVP by April 24, 2014: 615-217-1030. Visit their website: www.beesleyfoundation.com or www.facebook.com/PawsandPearls.READ MORE »
|CHICKEN and RIBS COOKING CLASS|
Sat. (April 12, 2014) 8AM-2:30PM "Chicken and Ribs Cooking Class" at the Lion's Clubhouse in Cannonsburgh (312 S. Front St.). The check-in is at 7:30AM, and the class begins sharply at 8AM. It's taught by Murfreesboro's George Smith ("The BBQ Doc") and Pulaski's Al Knowles ("The Old Marine"). Class fee is $70 if you register by April 1st, or $80 after that. DEADLINE: April 8, 2014. CLICK HERE for an application.
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|City Hall Rotunda Art Show|
M-F (now - March 14, 2014) 8:00AM-4:30PM ART SHOW in the rotunda of the Murfreesboro City Hal (111 W. Vine St.). The public is invited to see the paintings of Steve Matthews with the show entitled "Regiment Continuing Up The Hills. There is a reception for Matthews from 4:30-6:00PM on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014.READ MORE »
|Discovery Center Presents "Good Health" Climbing and Kayaking Exhibit|
M-Sat 10AM-5PM/Sun 1-5PM (Feb. 1-March 11, 2014) The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring (502 SE Broad St., at Maney Ave.) invites you to discover the Good for You: Healthy Fun on the Run. High Point Climbing School and Champion Kayaker, Lucien Scott is demonstrating climbing and display his kayak and explain his kayaking technique. For more information, call the Discovery Center at 615-890-2300.READ MORE »
|Electronic Recycling |
Sat. (March 22, 2014) 9AM-Noon ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT at the Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors office (311 Butler Drive). Recycle cell phones, all phones and communications devices, flat screen TV’s, keyboards, game consoles, laptops, hard drives, printers, cameras, cable set top boxes, DVD players, stereo equipment and speakers, home office equipment, computer equipment, security equipment, copiers, fax machines (list of acceptable items at http://us.simsrecycling.com/Locations/~/media/AE7A15A342BD4C8CACE639E941B03F26.ashx For more information, phone Susan Pinkerton Woolsey at 615-893-2242 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.READ MORE »
|Exchange Club's Celebrity Waiters Dinner|
Thu. (April 3, 2014) 6PM reception/7PM dinner Fifth Annual Exchange Club Celebrity Waiters Dinner at the Stones River Country Club (NW Broad St.). Proceeds from this fun event benefit the Exchange Club Family Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect. The event this year will feature a “Island Escape Theme”. Tables will be decorated with the island flowers, sand and beach buckets. Each table will be named after an island. The sounds of a steel drum band will greet the guest as they arrive. Dress for the event is island casual. Individual tickets are $125, and a table for eight is priced at $800. Reservations and tickets are available by calling 893-2067 or 849-5300.READ MORE »
|Forming "Bocce Ball" League|
A "Bocce Ball League" is being formed. Three teams would play Thursdays at 6PM and 2 would compete Saturday mornings at 9AM. Members must be age 18 or old. The league is looking for retirees, MTSU students, police and fire teams,etc. If you have never played, free lessons are provided. The Bocce League is open to everyone, and meet at the three carpeted courts at St. Rose Church (Tennessee Blvd.). For information, phone Jim Harding (615-785-2761).READ MORE »
|Golfing Friends NEEDED |
Local resident Carl Stadtmiller is aiming to start an official men's senior golf league in Rutherford County. Stadtmiller told WGNS the only requirements are that you love golf and be over 50. The group will play a round every Wednesday starting in April.
If you would like to join, call Carl at 615-896-1314.READ MORE »
|Historical Society Opens Ransom School On Saturday Mornings: Volunteers Needed|
Saturdays, 9AM-Noon: The Rutherford County Historical Society has opened the Ransom School (717 N. Academy St.) to the public on Saturdays from 9:00AM to Noon. Volunteer teams are needed to cover these hours. Preferably a man and women team. If you are interested in participating in this historical project, please contact Gwen Boyd email@example.comREAD MORE »
|Lawn Care 101|
Sat. (March 8, 2014) 8:30AM Class on "Lawn Care 101" at the Lane Agri Park (315 John R. Rice Blvd.) has been CANCELLED! For details, phone Mitchel Mote at 615-898-7710.READ MORE »
|McFadden Community Center Partially Re-Opened|
There are major renovations underway through mid-May at McFadden Community Center on Bridge Avenue. Renovations are progressing well, and only the Community Center remains closed. Other services are open. The Rutherford County Emergency Food Bank and Community Development Program are both up and running as usual. NOTICE: Entry to the Food Bank, Community Development, Child Care and John Callow's office is on the side facing Bridge Avenue (main door still not open). If you have questions, call the Parks' office at 615-890-5333.READ MORE »
|MTSU's Todd Art Gallery features "2nd Nashville Art Gallery Expo"|
Mon-Fri (Feb. 20-March 13, 2014) 8:30AM-4:30PM MTSU's TODD ART GALLERY is alive with beautiful creations (all media) from mid-state artists. It's the 2nd Nashville Art Gallery Expo. The economic influence of the Nashville area is felt worldwide. The cultural influence is equally strong, and this art show at MTSU proves that. (RECEPTION: 5-7PM Wednesday, Feb. 19th) For more information, contact Eric Snyder (615-898-5653).READ MORE »
|PINK EYE RESEARCH (free care and medication)|
Dr. Craig McCabe, the eye doctor you hear on the radio, is participating in PINK EYE RESEARCH. If you have PINK EYE, you are eligible for FREE care and medication if you are a part of a study group. For more information, contact Gigi Hampton at 615-904-9024 or e-mail her at Gigi@McCabeVisionCenter.com. The best time to contact is Monday through Friday from 10:00AM to 6:00PM. McCabe Vision Center is at 122 Heritage Park Dr. (37129).READ MORE »
|Rutherford County History Society's "Annual Show & Tell Dinner"|
Mon. (March 17, 2014) 6:30PM Rutherford County Historical Society's "Annual Show & Tell Dinner" at Carriage Lane (337 East Burton Street). This year as a courtesy to the RCHS, the new owners of Carriage Lane Inn, Darrell & Victoria Patrick, will furnish the food, drink & desert, for members and guests. Reservations required by March 12th - call Joyce Johnson 615-867-7254 or firstname.lastname@example.org.READ MORE »
|Volunteer Van Drivers Needed To Carry Vets To Doctor|
Volunteers are needed to drive vans that take veterans to medical appointments. Volunteers will need to go through a training and orientation program so that your volunteering experience will be more enjoyable. For more information, contact Darlene Haynes on the Murfreesboro campus: 615-225-6517. READ MORE »
|Workshop for Faith Leaders|
Thu. (March 6, 2014) 9AM-2PM Workshop for religious leaders at the Lane Agri Park (315 John R. Rice Blvd.). It is designed to help Faith Leaders, Benevolence Teams, Social Service Providers, Educators, and Community Help Providers learn new skills and resources for helping those in our community who are experiencing financial crisis. Cost of the workshop is $10.00 which includes free resource materials and lunch. Please call 615-898-7710 to reserve your place. Deadline to register is March 3, 2014. It is sponsored by Rutherford County UT-TSU Extension, Olive Branch and First Baptist Murfreesboro Churches.READ MORE »