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County sued by town over solid waste issues

The following lawsuit was filed on Friday, Dec. 14. The Town of Woodbury is suing Cannon County Executive Brent Bush and Cannon County over issues involving garbage collection, solid waste disposal and the payment of landfill costs. A hearing date has not been set.

CANNONCOURIER.COM - 2018-12-14 07:00:00

Friday's Murfreesboro area high school basketball top performers

Jalen Stayton, Blackman: Scored 21 points in a 67-30 win over Smyrna. Donovan Jackson, Stewarts Creek: Scored 18 points in a loss to Riverdale. Jaden Jamison, Oakland: Scored 17 points in a 49-33 win over La Vergne.

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-15 04:00:00

DA seeks to get bond revoked on local man charged with aggravated sexual battery

The local man who was charged with aggravated sexual battery against a 12-year-old, a class B felony, on Nov. 28 could get his bond revoked. Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott made a motion on Dec. 9 to revoke Thomas Evans Baird's bond and to put him in the Coffee County Jail until his

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2018-12-15 03:05:00

Suspect charged in assault on DeKalb County deputy

DEKALB COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - A man accused of punching a DeKalb County deputy during a traffic stop has been arrested. Andrew Dayton West, 28, was charged with assault on an officer.

WKRN - 2018-12-15 16:33:00


A 23-year-old Smithville, TN man has been charged with the rape of a 12-year-old girl. Police arrested the suspect, Ruben Aluvez Mejia recently on one count of rape of a child. Court records indicate that Mejia engaged in sexual intercourse with the girl on multiple occasions between September and N

105.7 NEWS - 2018-12-14 13:08:46

Murfreesboro fourth best place in the nation for jobs

A lot of Rutherford County people drive to Nashville every day for work, which is leaving the door wide open for opportunities in Murfreesboro. Officials are coming up with new ways to keep up with the growing needs of the community and to keep people in the city.

WSMV - 2018-12-14 23:49:28

Man charged with first-degree murder in burning death of black man to appear in court Monday

John Daniel Carothers, the man charged in the burning death of a black man, was scheduled to appear in Rutherford County Circuit Court on Monday for an arraignment. Carothers, 52, was scheduled to appear in Judge David Bragg's courtroom at 9 a.m. on Monday for his arraignment, according to court rec

DAILY NEWS JOURNAL - 2018-12-14 19:35:00

Suspect in downtown Nashville shooting arrested in Wilson County

LEBANON, TN (WSMV) - Authorities have arrested the second suspect in a shooting that happened in downtown Nashville back in September. The U.S. Marshals Service Task Force and the Wilson County Sheriff's Department arrested 30-year-old Stephen Hughes at a home in Lebanon on Thursday.

WSMV - 2018-12-14 18:55:00

Tennessee doctor charged with 'massive opioid fraud distribution'

A Tennessee doctor has been charged in connection with "a massive opioid distribution and healthcare fraud scheme," authorities said, accusing him of preying "upon an already addicted population" and engaging in "reckless disregard for patient safety."

ABC7 CHICAGO - 2018-12-14 18:22:13

Tennessee’s governor is still weighing clemency for Cyntoia Brown

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cyntoia Brown, who’s serving life in prison for killing a man who bought her for sex when she was 16, could still be freed soon. The Tennessee Supreme Court last week ruled Brown would have to serve at least 51 years in prison for the 2004 killing before she’s eligible for release

WREG - 2018-12-14 11:56:28

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office launches school bus safety campaign

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has launched an awareness campaign in response to the growing number of bus stop incidents in Middle Tennessee and nationwide. It's the biggest concern for school bus drivers in Rutherford County - drivers running stop signs.

WKRN - 2018-12-13 23:45:00

Woman arrested for murder in Middle Tennessee after fentanyl overdose claims man's life

NASHVILLE, Tenn.--A woman wanted for second degree murder was arrested in Middle Tennessee on Thursday for her alleged role in a fentanyl overdose. The Knox County Sheriff's Office reports 27-year-old Grace Ellen Milner was arrested in Crossville on second degree murder indictments from a grand jury

FOX17.COM - 2018-12-13 12:55:22

Grundy County investigator dragged by car, involved in officer-involved shooting

COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) - An investigation is underway after an officer fired shots and was dragged by a car in Coffee County Tuesday evening. According to a release, a Grundy County investigator was on his way home around 5:40 p.m. when he came across two vehicles at the intersection of Highway

WKRN - 2018-12-12 18:04:00

Tennessee already gave free college tuition. Now it’s turning to students’ flat tires.

NASHVILLE — Tennessee brought thousands of students to college by offering free tuition to community and technical college. But those students were often one unexpected expense away from dropping out.

USA TODAY - 2018-12-14 18:41:00

Grinch steals two pallets of Amazon packages from Lascassas Post Office

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN (WSMV) - Investigators with the U.S. Postal Inspector's Office need your help trying to catch a thief who they said stole two pallets of Amazon packages from the Lascassas Post Office at 682 East Jefferson Pike.

WSMV - 2018-12-13 23:29:00

Schools to start using Raptor system Jan. 3

WOODBURY - Beginning January 3, 2019, Cannon County Schools will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of our schools to strengthen our program of campus safety for students and faculty.

CANNONCOURIER.COM - 2018-12-12 07:00:00

Shots fired in incident involving Grundy County investigator

MANCHESTER, TN (WSMV) - Police say a Grundy County deputy was injured during an incident in Coffee County on Tuesday evening. The Grundy County investigator was on his way home when he saw two vehicles that appeared to have been involved in a crash at the intersection of Highway 55 and New Hope Road

WSMV - 2018-12-12 16:37:00

Man arrested for making threats at AEDC

A 26-year-old Murfreesboro man is in the Coffee County Jail after he allegedly drove past a security post at AEDC on Saturday and claimed to be “on a mission from Osama Bin Laden” when security officers stopped his vehicle.

MANCHESTER TIMES - 2018-12-13 20:33:00

Georgia officer killed after traffic stop in DeKalb County; suspect dead

DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Police confirm a Georgia police officer and suspect have both died after a traffic stop led to a foot chase and shooting just east of Atlanta Thursday. Our affiliate station WSB-TV in Atlanta livestreamed the police news conference Thursday evening.

WTVC - 2018-12-13 20:56:54

Tennessee Church Youth Leader Arrested for Having Sex With a Teenage Boy

A Tennessee youth leader was arrested last week after a 16-year-old boy told police that they had had sex at least 10 times. The youth leader is being charged with of aggravated statutory rape and soliciting sexual exploitation of a minor.

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-13 17:40:30