NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WMOT) — More than 750,000 Tennesseans will be on the roadways over the holiday period, according to AAA estimates.
To help ease Fourth of July congestion, the Tennessee Department of Transportation will suspend all construction-related lane closures on interstates and state routes from noon today through 6 a.m. Friday.
Tennessee law enforcement is cracking down on drunken driving during this week with the state's first-ever "no refusal" campaign.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT) -- The Murfreesboro Muslim community is deeply disappointed that they won’t get to celebrate Ramadan in their new mosque, according to an Islamic Center spokesman.
In a hearing on the case yesterday, Rutherford County Chancellor Robert Corlew re-affirmed his earlier ruling that construction of the Mosque can proceed, but Rutherford County won’t be allowed to issue a certificate of occupancy for the facility once it’s complete.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) The National Weather Service says the heat wave Middle Tennessee is enduring has broken high temperature records dating back to the 1870s.
The Weather Service office in Nashville says a temperature of 109 degrees was recorded at the airport on Friday afternoon, a new all-time record. Murfreesboro also set a new record, hitting an all-time high of 108 degrees.
Lead forecaster Sam Shamburger says we’re going to see some change in the weather this week.