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Maury County's firefighters save 50-year-old farmhouse

The Maury County Fire Department responded to a house fire on Culleoka Highway on Monday, keeping a more than 50-year-old farmhouse from burning to the ground. The two-story home, which houses a family of five, saw extensive damage to its kitchen and the space between the building's first and second

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-18 20:52:09

Maury County Schools highlight growth in state assessment

Central High School improved in geometry and English III, according to results from a state examination, and Hampshire and Santa Fe Unit schools saw "exceptional growth overall." The Maury County Public Schools office commended students Tuesday and noted areas of improvement on the latest test, but

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 22:12:49

James Robert "Bob" Nelms

Mr. James Robert Bob Nelms, age 67, of College Grove, TN, died Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, at his home in College Grove. Mr. Nelms was born in Marshall County, a member of the Presbyterian Church, and was an equipment operator in the construction industry. He had a love of horses and was an avid horsema

MARSHALL COUNTY TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Hit-and-run suspects try to flee

A suspect in a hit-and-run accident and her companion, who ran away from officers during a traffic stop, were apprehended after a search of a field near the Wolf Meadows area at the end of Stewart Road late Saturday afternoon, Shelbyville police said. The driver -- Veronica Lucille St. Hillare, 33,

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

Wanted man takes his own life before arrest

The Columbia Police Department is conducting an investigation after a wanted man took his own life as U.S. Marshals attempted to arrest him Monday. Members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force attempted to apprehend 42-year-old Bryan Prince as he sat parked on McCullum Street in Columbia, Deputy

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 18:17:37

Eaglettes fall on senior night

Shelbyville Centrals Golden Eaglettes hosted Lincoln County on Senior Night. Seniors honored are (front, from left) Sierra Carr, Maddie Northcutt and Jani Lopez; (Standing, from left) Edith Grajalas, Reagan Canon and Tiffany Taylor. The Eaglettes fell in the District 8-AAA match 4-0. Shelbyville Cen

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Columbia candidate for U.S. Senate receives $4M vote of confidence

A Columbia resident's candidacy for Bob Corker's U.S. Senate seat was bolstered Tuesday by a $4 million promise from an influential Nashville auto dealer. Andy Ogles, who moved to Columbia three years ago from Franklin, announced last week he would challenge Corker in the 2018 Republican primary. Pa

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 21:35:17

Movie theater embraces Mule Town for marketing

As the movie theater in Mule Town, Shady Brook Cinemas has decided to embrace its unique standing with a new logo, featuring a mule. The movie theater at 1907 Shady Brook St. in Columbia painted the logo on one side of its building last month. It intends to paint another side soon, General Manager C

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 21:24:29

Everything 'Clicked' for Central

Allie Click celebrated her birthday in fine fashion Tuesday, finishing with 13 service points as Columbia Central swept Shelbyville 3-0 in a district volleyball match. The Lady Lions also got 10 kills from Abby McAlister in a 25-15, 25-10 and 25-6 match win. Central improved to 5-8 overall and 3-2 i

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 20:37:05

Substitute ordered to leave Learning Way

A substitute teacher was asked to leave Learning Way Elementary School Wednesday morning. Police scanner traffic indicated that Shelbyville police were initially dispatched to the school to remove the substitute. Two officers, while en route, were notified by the dispatcher there was no reason to ru

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-21 05:00:00

Arts Council zeroes in on mural design

The Columbia Arts Council is narrowing down its decision for what will cover the remaining blank side of the mural located at Columbia Fire Station No. 1. The side facing U.S. Highway 31 is intended to serve as the gateway for the City of Columbia Arts District, while reflecting the city's Muletown

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-20 16:37:41

Merchants of Cool to revisit WWII in style through music

LINDEN - The Merchants Of Cool, Columbia's own big band, will be in Linden this Saturday, Sept. 23, performing WWII tunes at the Remembering WWII 2017, Living History, Education and Honor event. This will be the fourth year that the band has been invited to participate in this celebration and it has

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 19:44:41

County can't keep teachers

It's hard to keep teachers in Bedford County, an official told the school board Tuesday. Andrea Miller-Davis, human resources director for the Department of Education, spoke about staffing issues during the Board of Education's monthly meeting. The meeting was held at Shelbyville Central High School

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

'Gracious lady' Hortense Cooper dies

Former Shelbyville resident Hortense Cooper, widow of Tennessee Gov. Prentice Cooper and mother of U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, died Monday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She was 98. "My mom was a gracious Southern lady," said Jim Cooper in a statement released by his office in Washington. "She w

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Sleeping suspect had cache of meth

Meth was found on a man found asleep in a vehicle parked alongside the roadway near the Highway 64 East-Highway 437 intersection. James Randall Brewer, 42, of McMinnville told deputy Willie Castleman of the Bedford County Sheriff's Office a tire blew on his vehicle, he had no spare and was waiting f

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-20 05:00:00

Eaglettes fall in 5th set

The Shelbyville Central Golden Eaglette volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision to visiting Enrichment Fellowship on Monday evening, The Eaglettes claimed a 25-16 win in the first set, but saw the match pull even with Enrichment Fellowship claiming a Set 2 win, 25-23. The Eaglettes retook the lead i

SHELBYVILLE TIMES-GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 05:00:00

What are you weekend plans? Here are 14 ideas of things to do

Murfreesboro percussion collective Everybody Drum Some continues its tradition of ringing in the changing seasons with a community rhythm event starting at 6 p.m. Friday on Murfreesboro Civic Plaza, located at the corner of Vine and Church streets. Ross Lester and his drumming disciples will host th

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 16:56:43

Things are about to get creepy - and fun! - at Creepy Hollow Woods

Creepy Hollow Woods in Spring Hill is ready for another October of what it calls "intense scares, awesome sets, queue line entertainment, music videos, delicious concessions and roaring bonfires." The indoor-outdoor, multi-attraction Halloween haunt will open for the season Friday and Saturday, Sept

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-21 16:01:00

What's all the Hoopla about?

Linebaugh Public Library System is pleased to announce public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums, eBooks, audiobooks and comics, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital (hoopladigital.com). Beginning Oct. 1, LPLS card

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 20:07:24

Columbia State vet tech students to host dog wash

Columbia State Community College's veterinary technology students invite all dogs to enjoy a spa day Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. As the dogs enjoy their spa experience, they will be treated to a variety of services. The dog shampoo service is priced to the size of the individual dog, an

COLUMBIA DAILY HERALD - 2017-09-19 16:44:54