13 min ago
October Is Filled With Local History
Murfreesboro and Rutherford County has a rich history shared by all. From prehistoric hunters through the horrors of the Civil War to the change and growth of our more recent past, the stories we share help define us as a community.
8 hrs ago
Mental Evaluation Granted For Woman Accused In Deadly Hit-And-Run
RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. A judge has granted a mental evaluation for the woman accused in a hit-and-run crash that killed a teenager on the side of the interstate in Rutherford County.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
EXCLUSIVE-Nissan faces battery plant cuts as electric car hopes fade
Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn is preparing to cut battery manufacturing, people familiar with the matter said, in a new reversal on electric cars that has reopened deep divisions with alliance partner Renault. The plan, which faces stiff resistance within the Japanese carmaker, would see U.S. and British production phased out and a reduced output of next-generation batteries concentrated at its domestic plant, two alliance sources told Reuters.
Performing eulogy for - Little Billy' a tall honor
But, when she put the call on speaker phone, it got my attention: "Mr. Whittle, this is Fred Koch , my Uncle Billy has passed, and since you were the news media person he wanted to conduct his only press conference last winter, the family requests that you do his funeral eulogy this weekend ." Since his uncle, Thomas "Little Billy" Holder, is one of the most remarkable people out of the thousands I've interviewed the past five decades of news gathering, there was no hesitation in accepting the invitation.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Ronald C. Warner
Ronald C. Warner, age 86 of LaVergne, died Monday, September 8, 2014. He was a native of Nashville and a son of the late John Rucker and Ora Allen Warner.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Man arrested after receiving a pound of marijuana / hash shipped by FedEx
Police arrested a Tomahawk Trace resident after gaining knowledge that drugs may have been delivered by way of FedEx to a local address. Officer J. Watson of the Murfreesboro Police Department got word that the package in question was likely sent to a home on Holston Drive in Smyrna.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Murfreesboro Police seize some $2,000 in counterfeit money and heroin
Charges of "Tampering with Evidence" were filed against a 27-year old Murfreesboro man after police saw him run a stop sign on both Castle Street and State Street. Officer C. Phillips followed the driver to an address on Mercury Boulevard where the arrest was made.
Sun Sep 07, 2014
Smyrna murderer told for a 5th time - the courts will not hear her case again
The shooter reportedly used a soda bottle as a silencer to kill 46-year old Sherman Henry Dodd. Court papers show that Mindy Sue Dodd told the shooter that the soda bottle would silence the shot.
Two shot in Smyrna when unwanted guest show up at party
At what was described as a family party, two people were shot in Smyrna. The shooting occurred when two to three uninvited guest showed up at the Rock Springs Road address.
Politics: Franklin Synergy Bank VP to run for Smyrna Town Council
Lifelong Smyrna resident and Franklin Synergy Bank Vice President Regina Hager Medlen announced she is running for a seat on the Smyrna Town Council. "I care about and have been involved in the community of Smyrna all my life.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Prep Coaches Show Time Change Starts Saturday
The Prentice Alsup Heating and Air Coaches Corner is moving to a new time, starting this week.
Frances Ann Pence
Frances Ann Pence passed away on August 30, 2014 at her residence. She was a native of Charleston, WV and lived in Rutherford county for the last several years.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Nissan Rogue prices unchanged on 2015 models
Nissan Rogue prices unchanged on 2015 models Nissan says prices unchanged for the 2015 Rogue crossover Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1u6RGwT Nissan says prices are unchanged for the 2015 Rogue crossover SUV, despite a few enhancements that Nissan thinks will make the already popular model a better seller.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Auto Channel
2015 Nissan Rogue U.S. Prices
NASHVILLE, Tenn. August 29, 2014; As the hot-selling second-generation Nissan Rogue enters its second model year, it will maintain the lowest starting MSRP in the segment* of $22,790 USD.** Complete U.S. pricing for the 2015 Nissan Rogue, which is on sale now at Nissan dealers nationwide, was announced today.
Knoxville News Sentinel
Automotive parts maker expanding Smyrna facility SMYRNA, Tenn. (AP) - ...
An automotive parts manufacturer is expanding its distribution facility in Smyrna and is expected to create more than 130 additional jobs in Rutherford County.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Positive Growth: Federal-Mogul officials announced today the company will invest $6.2 million in Smyrna, TN
One of many products... Federal-Mogul Holdings Corporation's Powertrain Division has positioned itself as a global leader in lead-free engine bearings since introducing its complete portfolio of lead-free three-layer bronze bearing shells in 2007.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Politics: Reed Announces Bid for Smyrna Mayor
Smyrna Mayor and small business owner Mary Esther Reed announced she is running for Mayor of Smyrna.
Man accused of selling drugs after he was pulled over for allegedly texting and driving
Murfreesboro Police pulled a man over after spotting him texting while driving and not wearing a seat belt, according to an arrest report.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
$6.25 million seniors housing complex under construction in Smyrna
Construction continues on Smyrna Housing Authority's new $6.25 million complex for senior housing known as Stewarts Creek Manor at 11263 Old Nashville Highway.