SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (AP) — A month after federal investigators determined that Robertson County Schools have not desegregated, officials have released a proposed redistricting plan.
Robertson County Director of Schools Mike Davis told The Tennessean (http://tnne.ws/1xqPWiT) on Monday that the new attendance zones were developed by the federal government, not the local school board.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A new study ranks Tennessee as one of the poorest states in the nation.
The personal finance website wallethub.com recently used census and tax data to rank incomes in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. Tennessee came in 11th from the bottom, well behind neighboring states Virginia and Georgia, but ahead of Arkansas and Mississippi.
Wallethub’s Jill Gonzalez says it may be cliché, but the rich really are getting richer and the poor, poorer.
Shooting near the corner of Mercury and Middle Tennessee Blvd, October 7, 2014.
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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A Murfreesboro man was shot Tuesday evening after refusing to surrender his ATM cash to a robber.
Murfreesboro Police say they were called to a shots fired incident near the corner of Mercury and Middle Tennessee Blvd just before 7 p.m. On arriving they found that 66 year-old Frank Yost had been shot in the left thigh.
Yost told police that he had just withdrawn cash from an ATM when a black male wearing a grey hoodie and dark pants approached and demanded the money.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A student at Middle Tennessee State University tells police she was sexually assaulted.
Murfreesboro Police say they were called to an apartment on North Rutherford Blvd. on the southeast edge of campus Tuesday afternoon in response to an incident that apparently took place late Sunday night.
The victim told police that she was studying with a friend until nearly midnight. When they finished she says a man who lives in an apartment in the next building invited her to his room to talk.