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Three arrested on felony drug charges

An ongoing narcotics investigation in the Five Points community resulted in three people being arrested on felony drug charges and a quantity illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia being seized on Monday, March 12, according to a release from the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office. Cody Max Busbey, 30,

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2018-03-22 14:00:00

Police: Body found at burned barn believed to be missing woman

(Courtesy: Metro-Nashville Police Department) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - Metro police believe a body recovered in debris of a burned barn are believed to be those of a missing woman.(Courtesy: Wilma Taylor) The discovery was made on Thursday off Church Street in Gallatin. Letitia Lane, 45, has been

WKRN - 2018-03-22 21:40:19

9 injured in crash involving MTA bus in downtown Nashville - WSMV News 4

Several people have been injured in an MTA bus crash in downtown Nashville. The bus and another vehicle were involved in a wreck at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Rosa L. Parks Avenue and Union Street. According to News 4's photographer, the bus also crashed into the sign outside of the 3

WSMV - 2018-03-22 17:11:00

Helicopters take 2 injured to hospital

Two patients were taken by helicopter Friday morning to a Nashville hospital after a two-car accident near Campbellsville Pike and Indian Camp Springs Road. The Maury County Fire Department, Maury Regional Emergency Medical Services and the Columbia Fire Department worked to extricate the patients a

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-23 21:58:22

Nashville coach charged with soliciting sex from high school student

Leon Weldon Garlington (Courtesy: TSU Athletics) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) - A teacher at a Nashville high school has been arrested for allegedly soliciting sex from a teen girl at the school. Metro police reported 25-year-old Leon Weldon Garlington allegedly began messaging a 17-year-old girl on In

WKRN - 2018-03-22 09:47:10

Martin's BBQ Joint set to open on Thursday

Construction workers install a smokestack on the roof at Martin's BBQ Joint in Spring Hill. // Photo by Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS Martin's BBQ Joint is opening a new location in Spring Hill that shares a space with the restaurants 55 South and the Salty Goat. Martin's roasts a whole hog every day, a

SPRINGHILLHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-23 19:00:38

Tennessee murder trial drawing to an end

LAWRENCEBURG, Tenn. - Closing arguments will begin this morning in the trial of a Lawrence County man charged with murder. Officials said the jury is expected to begin deliberations in the trial of Yancey Williams around noon. The trial began Monday with jury selection and has continued throughout t

TIMES DAILY - 2018-03-23 12:28:00

17 Years Later, Toddler's Death Ruled A Homicide

Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 10:00PM CDT in effect for: Bell, Harlan, Letcher, Pike Winter Weather Advisory issued March 21 at 5:14PM CDT expiring March 21 at 7:00PM CDT in effect for: Breathitt, Clay, Elliott, Floyd, Johnson, Knott, Knox, Laurel, Lee

WTVF - 2018-03-21 22:49:36

Franklin Road closed between Concord Road and Moores Lane after crash

Subscribed, but don't have a login? Franklin Road is closed in Brentwood at the Concord Road intersection after a crash Wednesday afternoon. The accident happened between Concord Road and Moores Lane. A multi-vehicle crash is blocking both north and south lanes of Franklin Road. The city of Brentwo


Foul Play Suspected In Nashville Woman's Disappearance

NASHVILLE, TN -- Metro Police say they suspect foul play in the disappearance of a 46-year-old woman 10 days ago. Letitia Lane has not been seen since March 10. On March 12, a co-worker called her phone after she didn't show up for work at the AT&T Building. The co-worker heard a woman crying and a


Motorcyclist dies after collision with police car in Franklin Road widening construction zone

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has confirmed that a motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a Brentwood Police Department patrol vehicle just before 2 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Franklin Road and Longstreet Drive. Anthony E. Peters, 45, of Pegram, was driving a motorcycle north on Fra

FRANKLINHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-22 15:59:54

Motorcyclist killed in a crash involving Brentwood police car

A Pegram motorcyclist was killed Wednesday when he crashed into a police vehicle on Franklin Road in Brentwood. The crash happened Wednesday afternoon around 2 p.m., closing a section of road at Concord Road and Moores Lane at the Long Street Drive intersection. The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2018-03-22 12:05:00

Maury County schools relight spark in partnership with UT and Columbia State

Maury County Public Schools reignited the fire of a new groundbreaking partnership between the University of Tennessee's Agriculture Program, Columbia State Community College and Hampshire Unit School on Wednesday. The program, which first saw a launch in 2016, has begun to transform the small schoo

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2018-03-21 22:28:43

2 suspects wanted in robbery at Domino's Pizza in Antioch - WSMV News 4

One of the suspects was crouching beneath the window and popped up when one of the employees approached, pointing a handgun at the victim. (3/22/18) One of the suspects was crouching beneath the window and popped up when one of the employees approached, pointing a handgun at the victim. (3/22/18)

WSMV - 2018-03-22 14:14:22

Lewisburg police investigating suspicious item at old National Guard Armory

(Photo: WKRN) LEWISBURG, Tenn. (WKRN) - Multiple agencies in Lewisburg are investigating a suspicious item found in the old National Guard Armory. The scene is at the intersection of Ellington Parkway and Fayetteville Highway. Lewisburg police are investigating, along with Lewiburg fire, Marshall


Farmers in Maury County 'really hurting right now'

On Ag Day 2018, farming in Maury County and southern Middle Tennessee faces challenges and dilemmas. That analysis comes from former Tennessee Department of Agriculture Commissioner Julius Johnson of Columbia, who says local farm families have been suffering dire circumstances because of low prices


55 South to open location in Spring Hill on Tuesday

After months of construction 55 South will open its third location in Spring Hill tomorrow. The restaurant shares a patio with Martin's BBQ Joint and the Thirsty Goat. This is the third location for 55 South, which got its start in downtown Franklin. Owner Jason McConnell opened the second location


Franklin police: Man with dozen cloned credit cards arrested

Nashville Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have information about. Here are several ways you can submit a tip to Crime Stoppers. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Franklin Police Department officers arrested an Atlanta man this month after they s


Spring Hill High School student wins national award for her art

Madeline Pewitt's image of eyes superimposed with a poem she wrote won the top honor at the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. / Photo by Matt Blois By MATT BLOIS Madeline Pewitt, a Spring Hill High School student, won the highest possible honor from the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Pewitt submit


Man who sued Cheatham County deputies after stun gun incident faces additional charges

The Pegram man who was an apparent victim of a stun gun incident in the Cheatham County Jail now faces additional charges. Jordan Norris, 19, is charged with drug possession, possession of a handgun while under the influence, first-offense driving under the influence and violating probation in conne