Maranda Whittington, WKRN

Maranda Whittington


Nashville, TN, United States

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Recent articles by Maranda:

City leaders, residents discuss South Nashville growth at community meeting

For three hours Tuesday night, city leaders heard concerns about transit, roads, and if the area has the infrastructure to keep up with demand. → Read More

BBB warns of ‘Cash Cash Scam’ while holiday shopping

The BBB says it’s a scam that historically happens around the holidays because stores are busy → Read More

Nashville doctor shares tips to prevent burns during Thanksgiving

According to Dr. Marshall Hall, 30% of victims are typically children who accidentally burn themselves by grabbing something as simple as a pot handle. → Read More

Murfreesboro’s Jazz Fest ending after 25 years

Main Street Murfreesboro stated costs and negative impacts to downtown businesses as some of the many reasons they can not continuing hosting the festival. → Read More

Tito’s Vodka helps revitalize Community Farm at Mill Ridge in Antioch

Volunteers came out the Community Farm at Mill Ridge on Friday to plant blueberries and perennials, as well as build a new children’s play area and educational space for the farm. → Read More

Smyrna father hosts blood drive to honor daughter who nearly died

Baker Raborn hosts a blood drive every year after his daughter almost died during an ectopic pregnancy. → Read More

Sumner County commission votes to give Comer Barn back to original owners

The cost of renovations was the main reason the county wanted to give the barn back to the Rogers Group. → Read More

Family launches toy drive in honor of five-year-old killed at Smyrna basketball court

So far, LaVonte’e Williams family is looking to help 16 families through the toy drive. → Read More

Tennessee National Guard soldiers return home from deployment on Veterans Day

The soldiers returning home are part of the TN National Guard’s 268th Military Police Company based in Millington. → Read More

Williamson County K-9 helps Internet Crimes Task Force indict 15 people over summer

Remi was able to help seize over 26 terabytes of electronic devices that helped lead to those 15 indictments. → Read More

Antioch neighborhood terrorized by students skipping school

One neighbor says they have vandalized and even set the neighborhood playground on fire. → Read More

Clifton community praying for safe return of missing 19-year-old woman

Michaelle’s family gifted the town a community art gallery and coffee bar back in August. → Read More

Rutherford County Schools hopes to add new school safety position

After seeing an increase in school threats, leaders are hoping the school board will approve hiring a new assistant safety director. → Read More

TN awards $70,000 grant to DrugFree WilCo to expand substance prevention services

The coalition plans to use the money to add a full time drug prevention coordinator to their staff. → Read More

Family looking for driver involved in Williamson County hit-and-run

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is looking for a red Mercedes SUV that’s possibly a 2016 to 2020 GLA model with damage to the front end area, and a missing front Mercedes emblem. → Read More

Cheatham County cracking down on drivers illegally passing school buses

The Sheriff’s Office says bus drivers are calling everyday, saying drivers have illegally passed their stopped buses. → Read More

Sumner County pushing to remove another book from schools

Steven King read explicit excerpts from the novel Lawn Boy written by Jonathan Evision, and pushed for the banning of the book that night stating it violated state law TCA 39-17-911. → Read More

‘You are not protecting children’: Vanderbilt transgender clinic supporters call out lawmakers

Upset with what they called “dangerous rhetoric,” protesters gathered Wednesday morning outside the Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, where some gender-affirming surgeries have been put on hold. → Read More

NTSB: Pilot was flying to have maintenance performed on plane in Smyrna prior to Brentwood crash

NTSB says the pilot was based in Springfield, Tennessee and was on his way to Smyrna, Tennessee when his plane experienced engine problems. → Read More

Cheatham County seeing high number of fentanyl overdoses

The use of fentanyl is on the rise, as well as its often-deadly consequences. A parking lot, a gas station, or even a park are just some of the places in Cheatham County where an overdose can occur. → Read More