Murfreesboro Municipal Airport to close temporarily for maintenance

The Murfreesboro Municipal Airport will be closed for at least 30 days beginning Monday, June 19 for required maintenance work on the runway, taxiway, and apron, according to a news release from the city. The majority of Taxiway A will be milled, repaved, sealed and remarked as part of the project. Maintenance also includes milling down a non-standard slope at […]

Murfreesboro Little Theatre joins New York stage lineup

Murfreesboro Little Theatre is scheduled to participate in the 2023 Rogue Theater Festival in New York on Tuesday, June 13. The theater will produce “This House is Not a Home” by playwright Kyle Thomas of Shelbyville. The play will be performed at Theatre Row in Manhattan. It’s a show about a shoe repair shop, one of the last of its […]

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to speak at Tennessee Republican event

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a declared candidate for President in 2024, has been announced as the keynote speaker for the Tennessee Republican Party’s 46th annual Statesmen’s Dinner on July 15. The state party sent a mass email to Republican Party supporters on Tuesday about the event to be held at Music City Center in Nashville. “Each year we gather to […]

Recovery congregations partner with state to provide resources, hope

An Oak Hill house on Franklin Pike was once home to Hank Williams and later Tammy Wynette. More recently, it’s become a home for men and women recovering from addiction. Recovery Church Nashville is one of over 1,000 Certified Recovery Congregations in the state – bodies of faith that welcome and provide resources to those struggling with addiction. The program […]

UPDATED: Four suspects arrested, charged with fatal shooting of 4-year-old Taliyah Frazier

Metro Nashville Police Homicide Unit detectives on Tuesday afternoon swore out criminal homicide warrants against four men for last Tuesday night’s fatal shooting of 4-year-old Taliyah Frazier. All four suspects are in custody. Trey Dennis, 23, was arrested Tuesday. Keimari Johnson, 20, and Kenlando Lewis, 18, were arrested last Wednesday on gun and drug charges. Lamarion Buchanan, 19, is in […]

Wounded MNPD officer released from hospital

The Metro Nashville Police Department detective critically wounded by gunfire during a chase last Thursday has been released from the hospital. Detective Donovan Coble, 33, was shot in the side while chasing armed car burglary suspect Delama Casimir, 37. Body-worn camera footage shows Casimir firing over his shoulder at Coble, who returned fire. Casimir was found about an hour later […]

Wilson County Schools removes two books from libraries

Schools' start, end times changed

The Wilson County Schools board voted to remove two books from its high school libraries and changed the starting and ending times for schools for the 2023-24 school year at its monthly meeting that lasted six hours on Monday night. The vote to change the school times was unanimous. Starting in the fall, the district’s 10 kindergarten through fifth grade […]

Zoning laws limit affordable housing in Middle Tennessee, Beacon Center report shows

After finding housing affordability is the most pressing issue for Tennesseans through its 2022 listening tour, Beacon Center has developed and released an atlas of Tennessee zoning requirements that highlight how the state has become unaffordable for the average person in Middle Tennessee. Local and state policies have contributed to an environment where housing prices have outpaced the median income. […]

TSU offering almost 40 summer camps for kids and teens

Tennessee State University is offering an array of summer camps for all ages to keep children engaged for the next three months. The camps include fun and educational enrichment activities to help retain what was learned during the school year.  From Meharry’s summer Enhancing Virology Training program, which aims to increase the number of underrepresented minority students ages 15-16 in […]

Assessments begin for Phase 2 of Nashville’s encampment housing surge

Editor’s note: This story contains references to trafficking and sexual assault. “No matter where you go, for me, I just keep getting thrown out like trash”, said a woman living at a homeless encampment in Nashville. The woman, whose name and location aren’t being shared for her safety, has been living at the camp for 10 years on and off. […]

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