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Teen fakes illness, escapes from Columbia juvenile detention center

According to investigators, while handcuffed and shackled, the dangerous teen got away from the guard and jumped in an open window of a waiting get-a-way car - a black Camaro - that whisked the felon to freedom.


Non-Profit to Provide Free Dental, Vision and Medical Care in Columbia for 2 Days - Williamson Source

Remote Area Medical- RAM™ — a major non-profit provider of mobile medical clinics delivering free, high-quality, dental, vision, and medical care to underserved and uninsured individuals– is coming to Whitthorne Middle School in Columbia, TN on July 14-15. This particular RAM clinic is made possible


Dickson boy's birthday gives first responders a reason to smile

DICKSON, Tenn. (WKRN) - - A Dickson County boy’s wish came true when he invited law enforcement officers to his 10th birthday party and they showed up in a big way!

WKRN - 2018-06-17 16:55:34

5 of the Most Expensive Homes on the Market in Franklin - Williamson Source

With 46 acres, this home commands panoramic views and is located in the epicenter of ‘in-town’ equestrian activity. The expansive 10,000 sq.ft.’Hampton’s Style’ brick Main Residence also has a Guest/Bluff house, ‘Pool House’ and several outbuildings.

WILLIAMSONSOURCE.COM - 2018-06-16 06:00:28

Businesses thrive in Spring Hill

SPRING HILL, Tenn. - Just like in Nashville, there’s also a lot of development going on right now in Spring Hill.


3 charged in Lawrence County murder

Wednesday, a special paneled grand jury indicted three people, who were arrested Wednesday evening, in connection with the death of Connis Ray (Butch) Blake Jr., 50, Red Hill Road, which is just north of Lawrenceburg.


3 Indicted In Lawrence County Homicide

Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents identified Paul McNeal, Jimmy Dale Hogan, and Charles Timothy Rowden as suspects in the case.


Duplex Road in Spring Hill to be closed starting July 9

Per the Duplex Road widening project’s traffic control plan, the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s contractor for the project, Eutaw Construction, will shut down Duplex Road, remove the bridge over McCutcheon Creek, excavate for retaining walls, install pilings for the bridge abutments, const


Lightning strike causes temporary power outage, small fire for Spring Hill residents

Robert Bailey, a resident of Spring Hill for nine years, lives right by where the telephone pole was stuck and had rushed out to see the commotion.

SPRINGHILLHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-06-16 00:41:25

Martial arts studio in Spring Hill offers class on disarming active shooter

SPRING HILL, Tenn. (WKRN) - At 360 Krav Maga studio in Spring Hill, instructor Brian Peters is teaching his students how to disarm an active shooter when running or hiding isn't an option.

WKRN - 2018-06-16 03:16:12

Customer Finds Credit Card Skimmer On Gas Station ATM

According to Trae Epsy, when he tried to use the ATM inside the gas station on Almaville Road, he noticed it was a little bit different than usual. Epsy noticed the color was a little off and it seemed larger than normal. When he touched the reader, it seemed loose. That's when he informed managers.


Trio indicted on charges including murder in arson-related death of Middle Tennessee man

Paul McNeal, 47, Jimmy Dale Hogan 52, and Charles Timothy Rowden, 50, stand accused in the killing of 50-year-old Connis Ray Blake Jr., whose burned remains were found inside his Ethridge Redhill Road home earlier this year.


Former Vandy employee arrested after stolen excavating equipment, computers, drugs found at home

Authorities found a mini excavator, valued at $35,000, in some nearby woods. According to deputies, it was stolen out of Davidson County.


Frugal Franklin: Best deals for bargain shoppers in Franklin

When people think of Franklin they most likely think of the lovely historic homes and businesses, or the quaint 1800s downtown square, with its boutiques and hip restaurants and the signature Franklin Theatre.


Pulaski theater manager discovers hidden treasure, lost for nearly 100 years

When her operation began to outgrow their space in Lynnville, she and her husband set out looking for a new place to perform and practice. After settling on a space, Pierchoski was approached by a man, and the ensuing conversation altered her life forever.


What's going in at the former Smyrna Kmart location? It's may be right up your alley

"We are aware of the demand for our unique brand of entertainment from the families and residents of Smyrna, Rutherford County, and the greater Nashville area," said Jack Canouse, managing partner and co-founder of Stars and Strikes. "With these families in mind, we are excited to bring a quality br


Franklin man found dead in Harpeth River identified

The Franklin Police Department identified the deceased man found in the Harpeth River this weekend as, Jason Reaves, 42, of Franklin.Mr. Reaves was a resident of the Chestnut Bend neighborhood, which backs up to the Harpeth River.


There’s a comfy chair waiting for you at Sip and Savor at The Station 2018

Sip and Savor at the Station is back this weekend in Thompson’s Station, with beverages, food and music arrayed under canopies across from the town’s namesake train station.


Nursing Home Company Accused Of Bilking Govt. Out Of $230 Million

"There were a couple of times when things happened with patients where we would just look at each other and say, 'We can't do this. We just cannot do this any more,'" LeeAnn Holt recalled.


Williamson Co. Animal Center Overflows With Kittens

FRANKLIN, Tenn. - TheWilliamson County Animal Centeris overrun with cats and kittens and has asked for foster homes, adoptions or donations.