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Neighbors claim rock quarry blasting creates problems for nearby homes Video included

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Some neighbors in Hendersonville say far too often, the earth's moving beneath them. They say loud blasting is making them lose control of their homes. The city's coming forward with something that might help. 

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18 states, coal group, US Chamber want ash order overturned

Eighteen states, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and other groups are urging an appeals court to overturn a coal ash cleanup order at a federal utility's Tennessee plant.

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Jury hung on reckless homicide charge in Timothy Batts trial

Timothy Batts testified in his own defense on Wednesday. (WSMV) Timothy Batts testified in his own defense on Wednesday. (WSMV)
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On Thursday, jurors found Timothy Batts guilty of felon in possession of a firearm and not guilty of tampering with evidence.

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Gallatin PD hosts Santa Classic golf tournament

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The Gallatin Police Department held its annual Santa Classic golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 7 at Long Hollow Golf Course. More>>

Parents sue over treatment of daughter at Sumner Co. school

Updated: June 4, 2014 07:11 PM

A family is taking their school district to court, saying that bullying went ignored and unpunished. The parents of a Hendersonville High School student said they had no choice but to sue. More>>

Judge denies recusal request in Lindsey Lowe case

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Attorneys for the Hendersonville woman accused of smothering her newborn twins to death in September 2011 say a different judge needs to hear her case. More>>

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  • Source of Petal social media threats identified

    Source of Petal social media threats identified

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-02-19 23:34:53 GMT
    Authorities are investigating an alleged threat made through a social media post toward Petal High School. (Photo source: WDAM)Authorities are investigating an alleged threat made through a social media post toward Petal High School. (Photo source: WDAM)

    Petal police are actively investigating an alleged threat made towards Petal High School.   

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    Petal police are actively investigating an alleged threat made towards Petal High School.   

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  • First business at the District at Midtown set to open

    First business at the District at Midtown set to open

    Monday, February 19 2018 5:30 PM EST2018-02-19 22:30:44 GMT
    Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will open on Wednesday 11 a.m. at the District at Midtown in Hattiesburg. (Photo source: WDAM)Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will open on Wednesday 11 a.m. at the District at Midtown in Hattiesburg. (Photo source: WDAM)
    One of the first businesses at the District at Midtown is set to open on Wednesday. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will open on Wednesday 11 a.m. at the District at Midtown in Hattiesburg.  Franchise owner Trey Ziegler said it’s the first of its kind in the state. After Wednesday the store will begin its regular hours which will include mornings at 7 a.m. serving breakfast all day.  Fuzzy’s Taco shop is headquartered in Fort Worth Texas with about 140 locations ...More >>
    One of the first businesses at the District at Midtown is set to open on Wednesday. Fuzzy’s Taco Shop will open on Wednesday 11 a.m. at the District at Midtown in Hattiesburg.  Franchise owner Trey Ziegler said it’s the first of its kind in the state. After Wednesday the store will begin its regular hours which will include mornings at 7 a.m. serving breakfast all day.  Fuzzy’s Taco shop is headquartered in Fort Worth Texas with about 140 locations ...More >>
  • Bill would exempt recent grads from state income tax for staying in Mississippi

    Bill would exempt recent grads from state income tax for staying in Mississippi

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:25 PM EST2018-02-19 21:25:44 GMT
    House Bill 1550 would encourage recent college grads to seek employement in Mississippi.  Source: WDAM.House Bill 1550 would encourage recent college grads to seek employement in Mississippi. Source: WDAM.

    State lawmakers are working on a way to encourage college graduates to stay in, or move to, Mississippi.

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    State lawmakers are working on a way to encourage college graduates to stay in, or move to, Mississippi.

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