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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

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

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

Hilton debuts first dual-brand hotel featuring Tru and Home2 Suites

Murfreesboro has become the location for Hilton's first-ever dual-brand hotel in the United States to feature Tru by Hilton, the company's new mid-scale brand, combined with Home2 Suites by Hilton. "We are thrilled to see the Tru by Hilton and Home2 Suites by Hilton dual-brand offering come to life

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 21:53:55

Tuesday, September 26th at Toot's Smyrna - Special Benefit for Special Olympics

Toot's diners may enjoy "good food and fun" during the fall Wings and Rings fund-raiser to support Special Olympians from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Toot's on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna. Sheriff's School Resource Officers will ask customers to donate to the Special Olympics bowling tournament for Rut

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-20 21:31:15

Long time Sir Pizza family member laid to rest on Wednesday afternoon

One of the owners of Sir Pizza, based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee for over 50 years, was laid to rest on Wednesday afternoon. Bruce Alan Fortner died at age 65 this past Friday (9/15/17). The Fortner family moved to Murfreesboro in the 1960's when Bruce was a teenager. His parents, originally from In

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-20 19:52:44

Stones River Championship band competition next weekend at Siegel High School

The Siegel High School Band is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Stones River Championship high school band competition to be held on Saturday, September 30, 2017, at Siegel High School in Murfreesboro, TN. Over 4,000 people are expected to attend this one day event! Siegel High School Band will host

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 19:32:41

Prison Ministry making a difference locally

New Vision Prison ministry, a ministry of New Vision Baptist Church, led by Pastor/ Chaplain John Spurgeon, are hosting a grill and greet on the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office property. They are doing this appreciation lunch for the entire Sheriff's Office to say thank you for their service. The

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-20 23:59:59

Local schools among best in state, report says

Fayetteville-Lincoln County has some of the best schools around, according to the latest ratings from niche.com, a website that provides information for those searching for the best neighborhoods and schools across the nation. Fayetteville City School System, scoring a B+ overall niche grade, is ran

ELK VALLEY TIMES - 2017-09-20 19:20:00

Water Resources Recovery Facility expands to 24 million gallons a day

Water Resources Recovery Facility aerial view The Water Resources Recovery Facility, formerly known as the Sinking Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant, has increased capacity 50 percent following a major expansion. The facility is located at 2032 Blanton Drive in Murfreesboro, TN 37129. The Murfreesbo

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Off Duty Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy saves two drowning children

General Manager Jason Borowski of Ford of Murfreesboro, left, awards School Resource Officer Jeff DeGennaro a watch for being named Officer of the Month for August. At right is SRO Lt. Alan Garner. Rescuing two young sisters from a potential drowning earned School Resource Officer Jeff DeGennaro the

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-19 23:59:59

Main Street's Evening on Main fundraiser is Oct. 17

Main Street's annual Evening of Main is known communitywide as a chance for supporters to tour one of Murfreesboro's beautiful, historic homes. This year's event, scheduled for Oct. 17 from 5-7 p.m., is an opportunity to check out 446 East Main Street, the lovely home of Blake and Priscilla Smith. K

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-19 22:49:07

FirstBank New Salem Highway Robbed Monday

TIME LINE: 11:43:32 Monday morning (9/18/2017) the suspect demands money from the teller. Shortly before lunchtime Monday morning, a white male entered FirstBank on the New Salem Highway and demanded money. Clear surveilance pictures of the suspect were made. The Murfreesboro Police Department and

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2017-09-18 20:39:47

Power of Pink provides for women in need

The progressive wine tasting took patrons on a tour of downtown Murfreesboro's Public Square. CAT MURPHY It was a sparkling evening of wining and dining for a good cause. The sixth annual Wine Around the Square drew a crowd to historic downtown Murfreesboro Sept. 16, to raise money for St. Thomas Ru

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

St. Luke Catholic Church's International Fall Festival hails from around the world

The international flag display at St Luke Catholic Church's 2016 International Fall Festival. Courtesy of St. Luke Catholic Church. Come take a trip of the tastebuds at St. Luke Catholic Church's International Fall Festival, Sept. 22-24. With members of the parish linked to nations around the world

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Remarkable Rutherford Woman: Former State Rep. Donna Barrett means business

Donna Barrett at the capitol on election night in 2008. SUBMITTED Donna Barrett is a pretty good shot, and it's not because of her last name. "Everyone assumed I did not know anything about guns till I married Ronnie, and that's not the case," says Barrett. "And then the assumption is that I know a

MURFREESBORO POST - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Love Our Libraries event has 'Technology on the Go' theme

"Technology on the Go" is the theme of the Williamson County Library Foundation's 2017 Love Our Libraries event, to be held on Oct. 19, 2017, at the Williamson County Enrichment Center. This year's event seeks to raise $30,000 in order to address a portable technology need (which has been identified

WILLIAMSONHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 16:41:00

Fire damages Riverdale football concession stand

Riverdale High School's football concession stand was damaged by a fire Monday evening. The fire broke out around 5:30 p.m., just before the Warriors' freshman team was to play rival Oakland. When the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department first arrived, they found flames coming through the roof of

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 00:43:40

Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County honored local officers for public service at annual awards banquet

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers allows people to anonymously submit tips to crimes they may have witnessed. Here is how to submit a tip. Ayrika Whitney/USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Rutherford County Crime Stoppers held their annual Officer of the Year Awards Banquet on Monday at the Smyrna Town C

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 21:33:03

Students, alumni await many MTSU homecoming events

MTSU students cheer loudly as the Blue Raiders make big plays in this October 2016 file photo taken during the Middle Tennessee-Western Kentucky homecoming game. The Raiders host Florida International at 2 p.m. Oct. 7 in Floyd Stadium. (MTSU file photo by Kimi Conro) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - With a 199

HERALD CHRONICLE - 2017-09-18 20:28:00