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Best Bets: 5 things to do in Williamson County through Jan. 22

Bite into the first-ever Franklin Taco and Tequila Festival Saturday afternoon, Jan. 20, at the Factory at Franklin's Liberty Hall. Admission is $20, which provides access to the festival plus five tokens to exchange for tacos, beer, margaritas and tequila at the event. A variety of tacos from local

THE TENNESSEAN - 2018-01-15 12:28:07

Watertown artist brings dreams to life

Watertown photorealistic painter Deena Dowd has created works for Joe Jackson, Michael Jackson's father, who asked to have a family portrait created on a beach. Dowd took the job when others turned it down because they knew it would be a huge challenge. She said she met that challenge with flying c

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-14 18:00:00

Nations Gas Prices Increase, Remain Same In 'Boro

Gas prices increased across most of the country during the past week, and here in Murfreesboro prices have remain at $2.29 per gallon. States in the southeastern United States still have some of the cheapest prices in the nation. Tennessee gas prices increased 6 cents during the past week. The stat

WGNSRADIO.COM - 2018-01-16 08:00:00

Police discover meth lab at motel

Lebanon police officers found a meth lab at Travel Inn on Monday morning after they were sent to the motel to find two suspects with active warrants. According to Lebanon police Sgt. P.J. Hardy, officers were called to Travel Inn on Murfreesboro Road in Lebanon at about 9:30 a.m. to catch a man and

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 21:18:00

UPDATE: Schools to close Tuesday for winter weather

Director of Wilson County Schools Donna Wright announced Monday that all county schools would close Tuesday due to bitter cold and potential snow. Kids Club activities will remain open and the district said all 12-month employees should report for work. Lebanon Special School District also said the

LEBANON DEMOCRAT - 2018-01-15 23:01:00

Rutherford County Commissioner Charlie Baum's home damaged by fire

Murfreesboro firefighters responded to a house fire on Cherry Blossom Lane just before 8 p.m. Friday night. When firefighters arrived, they discovered heavy fire in the chimney of the two-story home. The two adults and three children living in the home made it out of the residents before firefighter


Protecting your pets this winter

As temperatures dipped into the single digits last week, both New Leash on Life and Lebanon Animal Control dealt with issues of pet neglect. Public Information Officer for the Lebanon Police Department Sgt. PJ Hardy said the department had fielded several calls. "Our animal control officers did have


Murfreesboro ready to use new brine-making machine for winter weather

(Photo: WKRN) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WKRN) - Rutherford County highway workers and Murfreesboro street crews are preparing to work long shifts on Monday to prepare for the upcoming snow. The entire mid-state is under a Winter Weather Advisory as we expect our second round of snow through the region.

WKRN - 2018-01-15 22:50:41

New in Thomasville: Downtown businesses, rebranding

THOMASVILLE, N.C. -- We told you about some of the crime happening in Thomasville last week, like break-ins and a robbery. Business owners in Thomasville want you to know that the city is still a great and thriving place, despite the recent news. "There's been a whole lot of growth happening," said

MY FOX 8 - 2018-01-16 01:37:17

Davidson commissioner will seek House seat

DAVIDSON COUNTY - Republican Commissioner Steve Jarvis will run for the state House seat that has opened up this year because the current holder of the post, GOP Rep. Sam Watford, will make a bid for the state Senate. Jarvis, a long-time local construction company owner, has served the past two year

HPENEWS.COM - 2018-01-16 06:00:00

Reedy Creek: Good Hope UMC to hold many upcoming meetings

The Senior Friends of Good Hope United Methodist Church will meet at 5 p.m. Jan. 21 in the church fellowship hall. Members of the Sunshine Circle of Good Hope will meet at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 22 in the fellowship hall. The ladies of Circle of Hope will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 23 in the church fellowship hall

DISPATCH - 2018-01-16 07:01:00

Former trooper ordered to pay $1.2 million for Jamestown woman's death

GREENSBORO - Elijah Allmond, 11, turned toward his best friend, Steven Strange, in the backseat of his grandmother's car when the blue lights of a police car caught his eye. There wasn't time to react. Elijah felt the immediate impact of a state trooper's 2006 Dodge Charger hitting the 1995 Honda

GREENSBORO.COM - 2018-01-15 15:45:00

EXCLUSIVE: Good Samaritan Who Was Shot In The Face Shares Story

DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- A Davidson County man is thankful to be alive after police say he was shot in the head by a suspected jewelry thief. "I thought it was the end when he shot me. When he pulled the trigger and I seen this blowout, I thought that was it right there," Kerry Chambers explained. P

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-01-15 04:48:42

MLK Parade: 'We have come a long way - all of us'

SALISBURY - The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade through downtown Salisbury is always a celebration, always a reminder. It celebrates the life of King and what he meant to the civil rights movement in America. It reminds us that things have improved but still could be better. And so it was Saturday


Police make arrest in connection with October homicide

Police said they have charged 41-year-old Grady Alonzo Hills Sr. in the murder of 29-year-old Larry Watson Jr. Hills was arrested without incident Friday, police said. Police have not said what the relationship is between the men or what the motive is. (Grady Alonzo Hills) Investigators responded to


Local sports: WHS girls, AHS boys top county swimming championships

ASHEBORO - The Wheatmore High School girls and Asheboro High School boys captured Randolph County swimming championships in a meet held recently at the Randolph-Asheboro YMCA. The WHS girls finished with 380 points, while Asheboro had 310, Providence Grove 213, Trinity 129, Eastern Randolph 114, Ran


Kingsport celebrates 18th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. parade

KINGSPORT, TN (WJHL) - In Kingsport, people of all ages and backgrounds hit the streets for the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday parade. This marks the event's 18th year. City and county leaders led the way down Center Street. This year, the parade's theme was "Answer to Racism is the Love

WJHL.COM - 2018-01-15 22:56:24

Martin Luther King Day parade in Kingsport

People in Kingsport marched in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday. "We're celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. who spent his whole life preaching the Gospel, specifically the greatest commandments to love god and to love our neighbor," participant Joshua Russell said. The

WCYB.COM - 2018-01-15 18:12:46

Five people escape house fire in Kingsport

No injuries were reported following a house fire in the Lynn Garden section of Kingsport on Monday afternoon. (J. Griffith WCYB) Five people have been displaced following a Monday afternoon house fire in Kingsport. An official from the Kingsport Fire Department told News 5 that crews were called to

WCYB.COM - 2018-01-15 18:04:21

Crews in Kingsport working around the clock to treat roads

Ahead of forecast snow on Tuesday, crews in Kingsport are working to pre-treat roads to keep you safe. Crews have been keeping a close eye on the forecast to determine what prep work needs to be done. They started treating roads around 10:00 Monday morning and they'll continue to do so until the fin

WCYB.COM - 2018-01-15 22:24:45