MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- Gas prices continue to fall across the nation and here in Middle Tennessee.
The average price for regular gasoline has fallen five cents across the country in the past week to $3.63 according to Triple A’s daily Fuel Gauge Report. The national average has fallen 18 cents in the past month and is currently 16 cents below the average price this time last year.
MUFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT) -- A new report by Mid-State economists suggests the recovery of new home construction has stalled in Tennessee.
Economists with the Center for Business and Economic Research at Middle Tennessee State University says single family home construction permits began trending higher in the second half of 2011, but stalled out again early this year.
Steve Jensen, president of the Rutherford County Builders Association, concedes recovery is a long way off, but says his members are starting to see some light at the end of the recession tunnel.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn (AP) — A Fort Campbell soldier has turned his lifelong passion for finding military artifacts into a mission to discover what happened to a young World War II pilot who had been missing since 1945.
Sgt. First Class Danny Keay (KAY), who is serving with the 101st Airborne Division, grew up in Germany and has worked for years uncovering war crash sites. He has helped recover the remains of eight service members missing in action, including an American fighter pilot found in 2005.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Soaring temperatures in Middle Tennessee have broken a record set in 1911.
National Weather Service meteorologist Mark Richards told The Tennessean that the temperature on Saturday hit 95 degrees. That's one degree more than the record temperature of 94 that was set more than a century ago. Richards said the data was recorded at the Nashville International Airport.
The normal temperature of the area near the end of May is 81 degrees.