The groundbreaking for Linebaugh Library's Technology Engagement Center took place in the lunch hour on Tuesday (5/23/2017) at the rear of the Hobgood Elementary School campus.
Ram's reports on potential traffic jam's increases with the temperature. Here is his list of places that 'Boro motorists might choose to avoid between today and May 27th.
The suspect, who has past convictions in Memphis, Tennessee for attempted second degree murder, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment, is being held in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.
Three people including an Algood city police officer were involved in a two vehicle crash Monday evening in Smithville.
Here in the 'Boro, some discounters started the week with regular gas at $1.96 per gallon. Across Tennessee gas prices declined 2.5 cents in the past week.
This is the season when the weather is close to perfect. That also allows construction projects to catch-up on lost time.
The VA TN Valley Healthcare Outreach for Women Veterans is holding its inaugural Women Veterans Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at the Army National Guard Armory, 2350 Armory Drive, Murfreesboro.
Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.12 on Sunday, the lowest in more than a month. Pump prices dropped 3 cents in the past week, and prices should drift even lower this week. Some Murfreesboro discounters started the week with regular gas at $2.00 per gallon.
"Asian Culture Night" from 6:00 to 8:00 o'clock this coming Thursday night (5/11/2017) at Black Fox Elementary School, 1753 S. Rutherford Boulevard. This event is free and open to the public.
Andrew Maraniss, author of the New York Times bestselling book Strong Inside will be at Murfreesboro's First Presbyterian Church this coming Tuesday (5/9/2017) evening at 6:00.
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans commented on a Tuesday search warrant served at a Murfreesboro home...
A "Shots Fired" call was reported at University Ridge apartments on South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro this past Sunday morning at 5...
Tennessee gas prices declined for the 10th consecutive day on Sunday. They dropped 3-cents in Murfreesboro, and some discounters opened the week with regular gas selling for $2.03 per gallon.
Around 7:30 Wednesday night (4/26/17), a shots fired call was reported at Student Quarters Apartments on Greenland Drive.
At 9:56 Wednesday night, Murfreesboro officers heard numerous shots fired in quick succession around Greenland Dr. and Harrison Ave.
The AK-47 rifle was evidently in the trunk of the car when stolen.
Staff at the medical center told the woman that a blood test showed that both alcohol and amphetamines were in her system.
Tennessee gas prices reached $2.18 on Thursday - the highest daily average since June 2016. In Murfreesboro prices were up a penny to $2.06 when compared to last week's price for regular gas.
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland participated in his popular "Talk To The Mayor" broadcast over WGNS. As always, the city leader received constant questions from local residents. There were several questions that required research.
A property on Mooreland Lane in Murfreesboro ranks 10th most expensive...
Gas prices seemed to find level ground over the weekend after increasing for more than two weeks. Many local discounters offered gas at $2.07 per gallone, but we found one at $2.05.
The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro will host a job fair from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18th.
The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday to approve a proposed Master Plan for development of the West Park on an area known as the McDonald farm property.
Gas prices are rising across the country. Here in Murfreesboro some discounters started the week with regular gas at $2.04 per gallon.
Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists of areas to avoid here in Murfreesboro between today and April 15th.
The attack reportedly started over a Monopoly board game while the two were consuming alcoholic beverages with a niece and that nieces husband.
Nearly 150 volunteers from the community will be gathering to complete 17 projects that benefit community organizations for United Way's Days of Action.ckly.
All signs point to higher gas prices. Gasoline demand is surging while inventories are beginning to slip. Since last week alone, gas prices in the 'Boro have exploded from $1.92 to $2.06. That's a whooping 14-cents in a seven day period.
When police responded to the scene, they located a deceased male under the South Church Street bridge that crosses over the Stones River next to Bubba's Wine and Liquor
The shooting occurred at 4:50 Sunday morning and the two men who died were identified as 23 year old...
The couple's daughter Skyler Rae Craighead died in November of 2013...
Tennessee's housing market continued a solid showing in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to the latest statewide quarterly report from the MTSU Business and Economic Research Center.
A Murfreesboro teenager with a specialized implanted hearing aid was verbally assaulted and threatened at gun point on Tuesday morning.
A drive by shooting was reported in Murfreesboro on Monday around 11:00 at night. The incident was in the area of Sulphur Springs Road.
The front glass window was shot out of a home on Toddington Drive in Murfreesboro. The shooting happened on Monday morning around one.
Motorists saw modest movement at the gas pump last week. The new week opened in Murfreesboro with some discounters offering regular gas at $1.92 per gallon.
The St. Baldrick's Foundation, a volunteer powered charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers, has been a passion for Jeremy B. Harrison, M.D., Pediatrician at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, for the past 8 years.
What started as a traffic stop for a broken taillight, ended with a call to a specialized investigator who focuses on Human Trafficking in Tennessee.
As the temperature heats up in Murfreesboro, so do the road rage incidents.
Emergency personnel had to respond to an unresponsive female found by hotel management at the Country Inn and Suites on Armory Drive.
The Rutherford County Commission is seeking approval for a broadband legislation which would provide internet access for students in rural areas.
Don't drink too much green beer this St. Patty's Day... A St. Patrick's Sobriety Checkpoint...
Former Murfreesboro City Schools band teacher Lavar Jernigan has appealed his conviction after he was found guilty of six counts of especially aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor.
Paul Gratton, 50, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was found guilty today by a federal jury of delivering of a firearm to a common carrier without written notice; illegal shipment of a firearm with intent to commit a felon...
While unemployment rates have gone up across the Volunteer State, Rutherford County continues to have the third lowest in Tennessee.
Tressler & Associates, PLLC and Tressler Title have leased a 1,713-square-foot retail space for the firms' new Murfreesboro offices on the ground floor of One Fountain Plaza...
A total of nine dogs were found to be in serious need of medical care when police responded to 608 North Academy Street earlier this month.
AAA's weekly gas report shows prices across the nation are on the increase. Here in Murfreesboro, most discounters are remaining stable with a few offering regular gas at $1.93. However, many are selling petro for $1.97 locally.
For the seventh time a Murfreesboro man has been charged with Driving on a Revoked License.
Country music singer Tara Thompson is currently on a White Castle Wednesday Tour and will be at the White Castle in Murfreesboro on Wednesday night at 6 pm (3/8/17).
DUI number 3 is what a Murfreesboro man has been charged with after an accident this past Saturday night.
Hints of spring here and there indicate that construction season will be in full bloom. Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential traffic woes today through March 11th.
This man was identified as a possible suspect at several businesses in Murfreesboro. As for what he did, authorities are not yet saying. Please call Dowdle at 615-904-3044 and leave a message.
A large metal building on Veals Road caught fire on Saturday around noon.
As you recall, on February 11, 2016 the Murfreesboro City Council authorized the purchase of the square block in the downtown business district that was the site of the old First United Methodist Church building. This 1.87-acre tract of land was purchased from Franklin Synergy Bank for $1.55-million.
Increased patrol by Murfreesboro Police will help to prevent more shootings in areas of the community that have seen an influx of crime.
Members of the Rutherford County Solid Waste Advisory/Steering Council met Monday night and heard about a broad range of options for dealing with solid waste when the Middle Point landfill reaches capacity.
If you feel the pinch of the cost of driving, there is a reason why. AAA told NewsRadio WGNS that motorists paid the highest gas prices for the month of February in three years.
The theft was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway Monday morning around 9:30.
Refineries are easing into maintenance season, which normally signals a gradual increase in prices at the pump. Discounters in the 'Boro increased gas a few center to $1.96.
Demos' Restaurant, a Middle Tennessee institution for over 25 years, is pleased to announce three pertinent additions to the Demos' and Peter D's leadership team.
An airplane had to make an emergency landing at the Murfreesboro Airport on Friday morning (2/24/17). Airport manager Chad Gehrke explains (33 Sec)...
The 80th Attorney General of the United States, Alberto R. Gonzales, will be the guest speaker at the quarterly Rutherford County GOP Luncheon on March 1. Gonzales was appointed and confirmed as Attorney General in February 2005 under the George W. Bush administration, and served in this position until 2007.
The development of the area known as "The Bottoms" in Murfreesboro is still in the planning stages.
On Sunday (2/19/17) evening, two men stole six desktop computers from the Walmart store in La Vergne. The suspects then fled the store in a white Ford Crown Vic.
In 2016, 63 travelers returned to Tennessee infected with Zika virus. In each of those cases, the Tennessee Department of Health and the Tennessee medical community worked quickly to ensure the virus would not spread to others.
Motorists saw little movement in pump prices this week. Some 'Boro discounters started the week with regular gas unchanged at $1.91 per gallon.
Murfreesboro was in a much different place socially in the 1960's. Current Murfreesboro Vice Mayor Madelyn Scales-Harris remembers when her father was elected as the first African American to the Murfreesboro City Council.
While vehicle break-in's are fairly common, this break-in more so broke the heart of the victim after he put so much time and sweat equity into his 1987 Chevrolet Silverado truck that was vandalized in the act of breaking into it.
Blood donor Timothy Sheely knows the need firsthand. His wife required 12 units of blood during emergency surgery following the birth of their son.
For those who walk the Gateway Island section of the Murfreesboro Greenway, you may have noticed a lack of water in the pond.
Construction is moving right along for the future Miracle Field in Murfreesboro which is projected to open April 1st.
One of the first WGNS on air personalities and advertising specialist Jerry "PeeWee" Brown died this past Sunday (2/12/17) at age 90
A committee made up of Murfreesboro Power Board members are in the process of searching for a new general manager.
There was an early morning Valentine's Day shooting in Murfreesboro (2/14/17)
The City of Murfreesboro continues to grow...
Nationally, prices at the pump rose slightly this week. However, here in the 'Boro they inched down with some discounters opening the week at $1.91.
Tennessee's Libertarian Party announced plans to hold its Annual 2017 State Convention at Murfreesboro's Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center on Saturday and Sunday, March 11th and 12th.
Memorial Boulevard is getting more commercial businesses. On Wednesday, February 15, 2017, the Murfreesboro Planning Commission looks at a request for four lots on the Haynes Family Property.
Evidently, graffiti was found on the back and side of CVS that is located at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Clark Boulevard.
The Hybrid Group, Inc, is constructing the new 10,000 square foot Lancaster Christian Academy Murfreesboro Early Learning Center with insulating concrete forms (ICF).
After several delays and updates the throwback to classic arcades will open its doors Friday, February 10th at 7 pm on the Square in Downtown Murfreesboro.
On Thursday evening, the Murfreesboro City Council named Councilwoman Scales Harris the vice mayor. She will be on WGNS this coming Tuesday morning at 8:10AM.
The search continues for a new general manager to lead the Murfreesboro Electric Department, with the field of candidates narrowing to a short list.
The Great Race, the world's premiere old car rally, will bring 120 of the world's finest antique automobiles to Murfreesboro for the $150,000 event, with the first car rolling onto Cannonsburgh Village downtown starting at noon this coming June. The Stones River Region of AACA is hosting the event.
For the sixth consecutive year the national Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Murfreesboro with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award. The award is the highest form of recognition in governmental budgeting.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam will visit Murfreesboro on Friday and will speak at the Capitol Connection Breakfast (8:00 AM) presented by the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce at the Embassy Suites Murfreesboro Hotel and Conference Center.
Three full sized desktop computers were stolen from the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a safety belt checkpoint this Friday (February 10, 2017) in Rutherford County.
One of two men who were believed to have jumped into the back of a truck at Thornton's gas station on Old Fort Parkway has been arrested for public intoxication.
The Murfreesboro City Council and the Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Commission will meet in a Special Joint Meeting Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, to discuss preliminary concept plans for development of the West Park.
Winter's blast is putting constructions crews behind schedule, and this often creates traffic challenges. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid today through February 11th.
Hearing the words, "you have breast cancer" is a frightening time in a woman's life. Between the shocking news of diagnosis and the great number of appointments, one of the most important resources in this journey is a trusting and healthy patient/provider relationship.
Wednesday was the Statewide Day of Action in Tennessee and there were two opposing rallies on the historic Murfreesboro square at the same time.
When he entered his bedroom, he found that a man was standing in his room.
How does a young girl get from Murfreesboro into space? Would you dare to strap yourself onto a rocket? Surgeon-turned-astronaut Rhea Seddon to Key RUTHERFORD Cable Meeting on Feb. 14
Melinda Boisseau, 37, of Murfreesboro, Tenn, was sentenced on January 19, 2017, to two years in prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for filing false tax returns in the names of other individuals...
The Tennessee Highway Patrol reported that the victim slammed into the rear of a tractor trailer truck, never slowing down.
A 35 year old Murfreesboro woman called the police after a computer expert searched her soon to be ex-husbands computer and found links to websites that may contain child pornography.
In the Rutherford County Juvenile Courts, the courts have jurisdiction over almost everything... Almost.
Black Fox Elementary recently broke ground with a $2.2 million expansion project which includes ten additional classrooms, storage and parking.
Gas prices have inched lower for nearly two consecutive weeks. Here in the 'Boro some discounters were offering regular gas for $1.97.
45 Year old Ronald David Harris is behind bars in the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center facing charges dealing with the sexual abuse of a child.
A LaVergne woman was arrested by police in Murfreesboro on theft charges after being accused of cutting security wrap off of multiple electronic items.
The number of school students in Rutherford County is growing at a rapid rate, now surpassing Hamilton County. James Evans, spokesperson for the Rutherford County School system, told WGNS...
Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran has a way for you to "Stay Calm" while motoring around the 'Boro. Avoid these trouble spots through January 28th.
The parents of a 3 month old in Murfreesboro are trying their best to make ends meet after the death of the small child.
Young Life is at work with young people in Murfreesboro being available to kids, providing fun, safe and comfortable gatherings, giving kids the right to be heard, and communicating God's love in terms these students can understand.
City council heard from Jobe, Hastings & Associates Thursday night with regards to Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year June 30, 2016.
WEDNESDAY 1/18/17: A local resident is standing on an empty lot near the Murfreesboro square holding a flag with a cross on it, he also has a large sign in the bed of his truck...
Evidently, the same customer has allegedly used about thirty different credit cards to pay for service.
There is downward pressure at the gas pump, but not to the point that many motorists will notice. Gas prices are declining by fractions of a penny per day. After the MLK tribute, prices at some Murfreesboro discounters was $2.06 per gallon.
Thanks to sunny skies and temps around 72, there was a record turnout for Monday's Martin Luther King, Jr. from Central Magnet School to the Patterson Community Center.
Whoever said "If you don't like today's weather, it will change tomorrow", certainly knew about Middle Tennessee. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran said this gets construction crews off-schedule and that creates traffic challenges. He suggests you avoid these areas today through January 21st.
State Senator Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) has been appointed Speaker Pro Tempore of the Tennessee Senate. The announcement was made by Lt. Governor Randy McNally today as the 110th General Assembly concluded their organizational session.
African American art, cuisine, dance and more will be featured Thursday, Jan. 26, at 4 p.m., as Murfreesboro City Schools and Patterson Park Community Center...
On January 9, 2017 Anna Yocca of Murfreesboro pleaded guilty to attempted procurement of a miscarriage, a class E Felony, in exchange for her immediate release from jail.
In the past when you searched "Nashville.Backpage.com," you could find adult services that included everything from "Escorts" in Murfreesboro to "Adult Jobs."
A grey Jeep Cherokee allegedly drove past a house on Sycamore Circle and opened fire. Several shots hit the front door of the home, while several more hit a parked car.
Motorists saw little change at the pump last week. Here in the 'Boro many discounters were offering regular gas at $2.07 per gallon.
If you have been meaning to spay or neuter your cat or dog, but have put it off. Beesley Animal Clin at 2215 Keeneland Commerical Boulevard is offering $10 operations on a first-come basis this Monday (1/9/2017).
In their first meeting of the new year, city council honored Vice Mayor Doug Young's legacy.
UPDATE: A group of citizens in Middle Tennessee are tasked with the duty of finding a new way to dispose of trash in Rutherford County and beyond as the life expectancy of the Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill nears.
A 32 year old Murfreesboro man has been charged for the 5th time with "Driving on a Revoked License."
Beginning January 2017, Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC) will open the most advanced outpatient Endovascular Lab in the region.
The City of Murfreesboro Purchasing Department has partnered with Knoxville-based Vendor Registry to streamline the purchasing process for vendors and suppliers.
A high tech traffic computerized system will soon improve traffic flow at 14 intersections seven miles of Murfreesboro roadway. TDOT awarded this city a $3.35-million grant to cover the project on sections of East Northfield Boulevard as well as Rutherford Boulevard.
Traffic Engineer Ram Bachandran warns that traffic challenges return Tuesday. Projects that were "on hold" over the holidays, ramp up again. Here's his forecast through January 7th.
A FedEx delivery driver from Murfreesboro was struck by a train while making a recent drop off in Franklin, Tennessee. WGNS' Ron Jordan has the story.
City Manager Rob Lyons has named Marty J. McCurry as Director of Golf for the City of Murfreesboro. McCurry takes up the role of retiring director Tracy Wilkins who has served as director since 1987.
An East Castle Street man who was investigated by Murfreesboro Police is facing over 25 counts of "Cruelty to Animal" charges.
The attempted robbery of a 40-year old man on Bradyville Pike did not turn out well for the three robbers. The trio left empty handed.
47 year old Randall Joe Swindle of Murfreesboro is charged with carrying or possession of a weapon by a felon, vandalism, theft of property over $1,000, and aggravated burglary.
Mugshot Released: A crash on Interstate 24 Tuesday afternoon resulted in one man being charged with "Vehicular Assault, DUI, Felony Reckless Endangerment, Simple Possession of a Schedule II drug and Driving on a Suspended License."
Murfreesboro Police responded to 2563 Choctaw Trace in reference to an ongoing narcotics investigation where officers arrested a 56 year old retired man.
A shots fired call was reported to police in Murfreesboro on Christmas Eve around 1:00 Saturday afternoon.
The holiday season is in full swing, attracting an estimated 103.1 million American travelers. An estimated 93.6 million Americans are expected to take a road trip during the 11-day period (12/23 - 1/2).
It's that time of year. As many are mingling with large numbers of people while shopping, attending parties, participating in religious celebrations or traveling, the risk for encountering someone infected with influenza increases.
Kathleen Daly of Murfreesboro surrendered to the Metro Nashville Police on outstanding warrants charging her with attempted murder and other crimes in connection with last week's shooting of East Precinct Police Officer Terrance McBride at the Cumberland Inn on W. Trinity Lane.
Sprouts Farmers Market in Murfreesboro and its customers on Monday donated to the Rutherford County Emergency Food Bank, enabling the food bank to serve many families of Rutherford County.
Former Rutherford County Attorney Jim Cope will pay a $200,000 fine and serve two years on probation, the first nine months confined to home, after pleading guilty to insider trading as a Pinnacle bank director, court records show.
Smyrna resident Kate Frye and The Alley on Main restaurant in Murfreesboro are partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a holiday food drive now through December 31.
Lt. Colonel Steve Murphy, U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers, cut the ribbon for the official opening of the North Rutherford Greenway on Central Valley Road just days ago.
The issue of trash continues to be a concern for Rutherford County residents as the Middle Point Landfill is expected to reach capacity within the next 8 years.
Jeremy Lee Fleming, 27, of Murfreesboro was taken into custody Wednesday after crashing his vehicle into the back of a residence in Bushnell, Florida, investigators there said. Fleming is accused of killing Robert Timothy Perkins, 51, and setting his home on fire with his body inside.
City Council met on Thursday night before being off for the holidays.
A 31 year old Murfreesboro man called the police department after noticing his firearms were missing from his Ford Edge. According to the police report, the local resident is actually a Murfreesboro Fire Fighter.
Three thirteen year old boys were detained and later questioned by police after allegedly vandalizing a backhoe in the Cason Lane area.
Medical marijuana will again be a topic of discussion in the Tennessee state legislature as Rep. Jeremy Faison plans to introduce a bill during the next legislative session.
This time, a large black male described as having a "Large belly," stole over $1,000 in merchandise from the ULTA store on Wednesday.
The brand new Tennessee College of Applied Technology Center in Smyrna will officially open in January of 2017.
The suspect allegedly shot the victim twice in the back during what was reported to be a robbery in Murfreesboro.
Petty Officer 1st Class Bryce Edwards, a Murfreesboro TN native, was just named as a participant to support the 58th Presidential Inauguration.
In July, the Child Advocacy Center hired Puerto Rico native Uriel Arroyo to assist Hispanic and Latino families whose children were physically and sexually abused.
Fuel prices are still rising after members of OPEC agreed to reduce crude oil production by 1.2 million barrels a day. In Murfreesboro, some discounters started the week up 6-cents to $1.88 per gallon.
The Murfreesboro City Council and the Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Commission will meet in a Special Joint Meeting Monday, December 5, 2016, at 5:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers, for the purpose of discussing issues related to the planned West Park in Murfreesboro.
The Murfreesboro Parks & Rec is alive with their Youth Basketball League. Evaluations recently took place in the 'Boro. Sign ups are now closed and the players are ready to start practice, beginning December 5th.
Police made the arrest after the charges were handed down by the December 2015 Grand Jury.
Currently, Murfreesboro Police operate out of three buildings on South Church Street and one building on North Rutherford Boulevard. The new headquarter office will allow police to all be under the same roof.
As heard in past newscast, by year 2035 Murfreesboro will have a projected population of 228,000 or more residents...
This time around, a man claiming to be a federal agent with the US Department of Justice Narcotics Division called a Murfreesboro woman telling her that her name came up in a recent investigation.
With the Christmas season fast approaching, the City of Eagleville is pleased to announce that the 13th Annual Christmas Parade is scheduled for 2:00 p.m...
Gas prices leveled off over the weekend, after declining for more than three weeks.
Unknown persons stole a slew of lawn maintenance equipment from the Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro.
The main focus at Gun Mart is in the handgun market, but they do stock a fair amount of rifles and shotguns as well.
This is a great opportunity for families as well as runners and walkers of all shapes, sizes and abilities to get a little exercise and help children in need.
The food drive at Hippie Hill will begin at 5:00 Friday night (11/25/16). Keep in mind, it is more than just a non-perishable food drive.
Middle Tennessee lost one of its shining gems Wednesday morning, Nelda Pope passed away.
University of Tennessee Extension program offers classes for those in the community wishing to volunteer to spread horticultural education
Gas prices are falling as 43.5 million Americans plan to hit the road for Thanksgiving. In the past week, state averages declined 5 cents in Florida, 7 cents in Georgia, and 6 cents in Tennessee. Here in the 'Boro, Thanksgiving week began with some discounters offering regular gas for $1.83 per gallon.
Putting in extra workers to finish projects before winter sets in, also creates traffic problems. Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid between now and November 26th.
When the City of Murfreesboro changed the vendor who provided the "Red Light Cameras", they zoomed into a new high tech era of clarity.
The 23rd Annual Art Studio Tour was a huge success this past Saturday and Sunday as patrons purchased gifts at 10 area studios
A man accused of stealing a car and eventually crashing on Haynes Drive in Murfreesboro will appear in court to file a plea to multiple charges this December...
"This year's event will highlight Cason Lane Academy," says Board Chair Ben Parsley. "At this 10th year celebration, we are also thrilled to honor one of the charter members of The City Schools Foundation -- Mr. John Floyd."
City Hall and most other city offices will be closed Thursday, November 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, in observance of the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
In 2015, the overdose death rate was 22 per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 14.7 per 100,000 people who died in motor vehicle accidents, as 970 Tennesseans died last year on the state's roadways.
A Murfreesboro woman accused of trying to abort her unborn child at six months of pregnancy with a coat hanger is now facing a lesser charge than the original count of attempted first-degree murder.
A Christiana man was arrested after a witness told police he showed up at Go USA on Armory Drive, parked his car, got out and started rummaging through a parked Honda Civic.
Stallard was accused of raping a woman who was court ordered to complete community service hours.
What appeared to be a credit card skimmer was located on a gas pump at a South Church Street gas station.
An aggravated rape and especially aggravated burglary was reported in Murfreesboro on East Main Street this past Friday.
A Murfreesboro woman still has a lofty goal ahead of her, which is a goal that many of us take for granted... Being able to walk.
The air compressor, valued at more than $1700, was stolen from the National Car Wash in front of the Rutherford Boulevard Walmart store.
The guitars were branded as being part of the Zach Wylde guitar collection by Gibson.
An 89-year old Hendersonville, Tennessee, man who had been missing for over three-days, was found by a walker in Murfreesboro around 10:00 o'clock Thursday morning (11/10/2016). Louis Cobb was in his car, but it was in a dry lake bed, beyond barricades in an industrial area. LifeFlight helicopter took him to Vanderbilt Medical Center.
As was evidenced in the steady flow of citizens at Thursday night's Historic Bottoms public meeting, the interest in the concept of renewing and expanding the downtown district is catching fire.
Assistant City Manager Jennifer Moody told WGNS that many people today don't have a problem mixing residential, retail and industrial together if everything goes well together.
At 11:00 o'clock Tuesday morning (11/8/2016), city officials, family and friends of Vice Mayor Doug Young participated in the ground breaking of the DOUG YOUNG PUBLIC TRAINING CENTER.
The victim told police it was an attempted rape, but the two suspects have only been charged with assault at this point.
A major shift occurred in the oil markets last week, suggesting gas prices could soon plummet. Oil prices tumbled to 6-week lows, due to an unexpected record-high build in domestic crude oil inventories. Discounters in the 'Boro started the week with regular gas for $1.91 per gallon.
City Golf Department Director Tracy Wilkins has announced plans for retirement, effective January 27, 2017. Wilkins announced the decision to his staff this week after submitting his intention to retire in a letter to City Manager Rob Lyons, October 31, 2016.
Go back to the 90s with Harriet the Spy! Harriet M. Welch is the willful only child of well-to-do socialites.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department welcomed two new employees on October 31st.
Walter Hill teacher Sheri Guider and her husband lost their son, Jonah, 18 months ago to pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension.
City Council met Thursday night to discuss annexing over 17 acres of land along Barfield Road to which a concerned resident spoke out against it.
Heroes come in all different sizes...some a little smaller than others. Five-year-old Jackson Peek was presented with a "Courage Award" from Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Chief Mark Foulks on Wednesday morning at Fire Administration.
Attendance has averaged about 6,000 in recent years with visitors from Kentucky, Alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Georgia, North Carolina, and throughout Tennessee.
28 Year old Alvin Higgs of Murfreesboro has been charged with "Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure" and "Solicitation to Commit Aggravated Rape."
Local News Brief: 47 Year old David May was arrested in October after a sealed indictment was handed down by a grand jury.
The resident called for help several hours after drinking a bottle of lighter fluid. Evidently, the lighter fluid made the woman extremely sick as opposed to killing her.
The City of Murfreesboro will conduct a public informational meeting at Mitchell Neilson Elementary School, Tuesday, November 1, 2016, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., to provide an opportunity for public comment on the proposed Jones Boulevard Improvement Project.
Gas prices are on the decline after dropping 2 cents in Florida, and 4 cents in Georgia and Tennessee during the past week.
The investigation shows that Ms. Pillow, who had just gotten off the bus, stepped into its path as she attempted to cross 5th Avenue from east to west.
This past Wednesday afternoon's stop of a Cadillac CTS on Briley Parkway for having an inoperative brake light led to the seizure of six bags of crystal methamphetamine that weighed just more than 13 pounds.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department (Engines 4, 9, and 10 and Rescues 7 and 9) responded to a two-story townhouse fire at 1043 Sitting Bull Crossing around 3:30 Thursday morning.
Murfreesboro Police arrested a suspect involved in the two armed robberies on Thursday (10/27/2016). Detective Larry Maples charged Alexandro Antoine with the crimes, and he was booked into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center.
Tuesday morning, AdamsPlace broke ground on a new 13,469 square-foot Memory Care Center expected to open in July of 2017.
A home burglary on Forrest Pointe Drive in Murfreesboro is currently under investigation.
Murfreesboro Police conducted a "Knock and Talk" at an apartment on South Rutherford Blvd Monday night and ended up arresting two individuals on drug charges.
On Monday, October 24, 2016 - the Tennessee Supreme Courts officially closed the case denying an appeal from Whitehair and affirming the conviction filed in the courtroom of Judge David Bragg.
The November 4th Shop and Stroll on the Square in Downtown Murfreesboro follows the recent highly successful Wine Around the Square event endorsed by Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation.
People who live in, work in, and enjoy the downtown area of Murfreesboro, including property owners, business owners, community leaders, interested citizens and the general public are invited to come to a Public Open House to review and provide feedback about the study area's preliminary plan.
The national average price for a gallon of regular unleaded declined for the 15th consecutive day Sunday, for a total discount of 4 cents during that period.
A total of three large flat screen TV's were stolen from a home on Bridge Avenue this past week in Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns the cold weather season is approaching quickly, and construction projects will be slowing down. Crews are ramping-up on their work to stay on target before really cold weather hits. Ram tells about potential areas to avoid between today and October 29th.
The National Academy Championship Horse Show will be in Murfreesboro next weekend, Oct 28th-30th.
The adjustment adds up to a monthly increase of less than $4 a month for an average recipient.
By Scott Walker: I guess you could say the tattoos were a gift from the penitentiary. His arms were laced in human skulls, evil faces and more.
The consortium noted that Murfreesboro, Tennessee's Water & Sewer Department was one of only two utilities in the Kentucky-Tennessee region honored with this prestigious accolade.
Matthew Blomeley has been officially named the new assistant director of the City Planning Department.
Seventy percent of all patients who enter the doors of the Wound Care Center at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital are diabetic; and, approximately 15 percent of all diabetic patients develop chronic wounds that are slow to heal.
This Saturday: For each test-drive taken at the one-day event, Ford & Ford of Murfreesboro will give $20, up to a total of $8,000.
They plan to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers throughout the region again this November and December.
Rutherford County and the City of Murfreesboro have received $250,000 from the Local Parks and Recreation Fund Grants to better the community.
Quick work by police landed one person in jail and the recovery of a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta that was stolen from a home on Maymont Drive in Murfreesboro.
Deputy Kendrell Roper identified the man as Paul Michael Moody, 62, of Readyville. Moody is in critical but stable condition today at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
Murfreesboro City Council had a big surprise for Vice Mayor Doug Young Thursday night regarding the Fire & Rescue Training Facility to be built at Franklin Heights in Murfreesboro.
PHOTOS: As Lions International prepares for its 100th anniversary next summer, the international board of directors was called to order in Nashville Thursday (10/13/2016) by Murfreesboro's Bob Corlew.
Money raised by The City Schools Foundation benefits Murfreesboro City Schools' pre-Kindergarten through 6th grade students.
A juvenile is believed to be responsible for a set fire that occurred at 2018 Bradyville Pike Wednesday morning.
A seven-week old child, who was in a car crash last week at Veterans Parkway and Blackman Road, has passed away.
Pump prices rose in Florida last week as gas stations struggled to meet surging demand due to Hurricane Matthew. They remained the same in the Volunteer State. However, here in Murfreesboro some discounters started the week 8-cents lower than the previous week at $1.97 per gallon.
Crisp fall mornings signal the beginning of construction crews trying to complete projects on time, and Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran gives a heads-up on areas of town to avoid between today and October 15th.
A 20-year old woman told police that she was on Middle Tennessee Boulevard when she was cut off by a large silver in color pickup truck.
Right now, some of the land surrounded by Oaklands Mansion is not owned or managed by Oaklands and sits unused and overgrown. However, that could soon change.
An alleged robber did just the opposite and actually left money behind at the store he evidently intended to hit.
The 10th annual Murfreesboro Half Marathon will take place this Saturday in Murfreesboro.
The Good Shepherd Children's Home will host their annual FREE Fall Festival and Open House this Saturday, October 8, 2016.
The first of what will likely be an annual event was held at the Gateway Island Greenway trail to raise funds for the soon to be built Alive Hospice Residence behind Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.
The Tennessee Department of Health encourages all Tennesseans to put the health and well-being of children first during Child Health Week and every day of the year.
When Officer Hobbs followed the sounds to the 700 block of University Street, he observed numerous vehicles and people fleeing the area.
The American Conservative Union (ACU), the nation's oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization, this week announced that State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) is among those legislators recently honored with the Conservative Union's prestigious "most conservative" award.
Murfreesboro Police responded to 319 Eventide Drive on Thursday in reference to the sound of gunshots being heard.
During the search three hypodermic needles were found, one with a cloudy substance in it that tested positive for heroin.
A Rutherford County man who recently ran for office against State Senator Jim Tracy (District 14), has been arrested in Cumberland County, Tennessee.
Two men were robbed at gunpoint in Murfreesboro near the Shell gas station on North Rutherford Boulevard.
Charges have been amended for 39 year old Anousack Imanivong of Murfreesboro. The South Church Street man has been charged with Second Degree Murder...
Department of Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today (Tuesday, 9/27/16) that nearly 7,500 more postsecondary credits were awarded to Tennessee public school students in 2016 when compared to 2014.
A discussion of abortion through a Genocide Awareness Project has led to students demonstrating against it at Middle Tennessee State University.
Another week of the Rutherford County Farmer's Market brings more classes as well.
Discounters in Murfreesboro opened the week with regular gas stable at $2.09 per gallon.
Have you noticed more traffic jams? Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns that construction crews are stepping-up work on projects in an effort to complete them on-time. Here are his areas to avoid now through October 1st.
The Murfreesboro City Council Thursday (9/23/16) unanimously approved a contract for tree clearing of runway approaches to the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport.
A 47 year old man by the name of Rex Davis appeared in a Rutherford County Courtroom on Thursday where he faced charges for molesting a 12 year old girl.
Numerous people showed up on the Murfreesboro square Thursday night for the second annual Community Rhythm Event.
Multiple guns and ammunition have been purchased fraudulently in Murfreesboro over the past three months
Six people evidently feasted at Mimi's Café on Medical Center Parkway to the tune of $200 and then fled the scene without paying their bill.
Many gas stations in the area are out of fuel and have bagged nozzles. Reports indicate that the Colonial Pipeline leak south of Birmingham has spilled as much as 8,000 barrels of gasoline.
New developments in the field of "building with biology" have enabled scientists to harness the unique adaptive behaviors of biological materials, making them more complex than traditional machines.
On Thursday of this week (9/15/16), Susan Niland with the TBI stated, "The investigation remains active and ongoing..."
On Wednesday, September 14, more than 120 students from Middle Tennessee State University assembled nearly 2,700 healthy snack packs in partnership with United Way's Hometown Huddle.
Richard John Mooney was arrested after he allegedly entered onto an I-24 exit ramp heading the wrong direction this past May. He was then said to have fled from police in his vehicle.
The Down Syndrome Association of Middle Tennessee (DSAMT) does so many things to bring our community together and support not only those born with Down syndrome but the families that love them.
The Murfreesboro City Council is currently considering adoption of new regulations in the City Code on food trucks operating within the City limits.
A search warrant was obtained for the apartment and police found a box of shotgun shells that matched the spent 12 gauge shell casing found outside the apartment.
Three men parked behind a vacant house on Elrod Street were questioned by Murfreesboro Police on Sunday night.
Gas prices declined for the 11th consecutive day Sunday; falling 4 cents in Florida, 6 cents in Georgia, and 5 cents in Tennessee. Here in the 'Boro, some discounters started the week with regular gas at $1.84 per gallon.
There are more exciting classes scheduled this week at the Rutherford County Farmer's Market.
High winds, pelting rain and lightning whipped across the mid-state Saturday afternoon. The Blue Raider-Commodore game at Dudley Stadium was on hold an hour and forty-five minutes.
This Saturday: The special service will focus on the fact that Christianity makes a difference in the lives of inmates, law enforcement personnel, families of police officers and the lives of volunteers.
Greenhouse Ministries accepted a grant for $20,000 from Publix Super Market Charities on Aug. 31 at their headquarters in Lakeland, Florida.
Apparently, the victim traded his 1995 Nissan Maxima for a 2006 Ford Fusion. However, the Ford had a lien on it.
Gunshots rang into the morning air on Wednesday around 1:15 AM. The shots were heard in the area of Passage Drive near Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
All of Murfreesboro is invited to celebrate the growth, diversity and culture of our city at 'Boro International Festival this Saturday, September 10.
Dogs are welcome to the American Heart Association's Rutherford Heart Walk, which is less than two weeks away, on Saturday, September 17 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Research shows that dog owners are 54 percent more likely to reach recommended levels of physical activity.
This Tuesday and Friday, the Rutherford County Farmers Market opens at 7 a.m. at the Lane Agri-Park on John R. Rice Blvd in Murfreesboro.
Americans paid the lowest gas prices for the Labor Day holiday weekend since 2004. In the 'Boro, the week began with some discounters offering regular gas for $1.88.
Generation for Creation will be honoring grandparents that evening (9/10/16) for upcoming Grandparent's Day. Nominate the Best Grandparent...
You've been meaning to drop by The Gavel Grill & Speakeasy on Maple Street, haven't you? Main Street's annual, premier fundraiser will be the perfect opportunity.
Labor Day is the end of summer, and the start of a construction rush to end projects before winter arrives. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid now through September 10th.
Once all the moves are complete, the question of what to do with the old bank building to the left of the courts remains.
Every good organization needs game changers. People who recognize what needs to be done and do it without fanfare because it's the right thing to do for the good of public service.
Newly Elected Judge Lisa Eischeid said her goal is to help rehabilitate people as opposed to only punishing men and women, but it will take everyone in the community to make a difference...
Newly-elected Murfreesboro City Councilmembers Kirt Wade, Bill Shacklett, and Eddie Smotherman were officially sworn-in on Thursday night.
City Council brought in a new member Thursday, and we talked with him about his plans for Murfreesboro.
Downtown-area property owners, residents, business owners, community leaders and interested stakeholders are invited to participate in a Public Open House on Monday, September 12, from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m...
In preparation for seasonal changes, construction crews are ramping-up work on projects in order to meet deadlines. City Engineer Ram Balachandran shows areas to avoid today through September 3rd.
BoroPride, an event celebrating and recognizing those who are part of the LGBTQ community, took place on the Murfreesboro square Saturday evening.
According to a Murfreesboro Police Report, the piece of paper read: Talk about Targeted Individual, electric torture, V2K, Monarch Project.
It is now official, the Tennessee Supreme Court has denied a petition for a new trial for Lascassas (Rutherford County) Sex Offender Mark Looney.
A sobriety checkpoint will take place in Murfreesboro THIS Friday (8/26/16)...
Gas prices are on the rise, as crude oil got more expensive last week. 'Boro discounters hiked the price of regular gas 7-cents to start the week at $1.85.
Registered sex offender Craig McCord in Murfreesboro filed a plea of guilty to sexual battery by an authority figure in Circuit Court on Friday (8/19/16).
A School Resource Officer on his way home from school came across a 16-year old who was about to jump to his death from the Old Fort Parkway bridge onto Interstate 24 below.
In a letter to Mayor Shane McFarland and members of the City Council, Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons calculated a theoretical monthly "bill" at $42.63 for a median home value of $169,600 in FY 2017.
We've made the transition into a new school year, and we're starting to see an occasional hint of a seasonal change. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran notes that as the weather gets more pleasant, road work will increase slightly due to ease for workers. That could create more road challenges for motorists now through August 27th at some job sites.
Rover, the City's public transportation system, recently surpassed a significant milestone--the 2 million mark in ridership. Rover officially began service in April 2007.
Police pulled 31 year old Amanda Grace Hajdasz over for having expired tags. Once stopped, Officer Aaron Price noticed something was in Amanda's bra.
The realtor, who was in the process of cleaning out the Parklawn Drive home, found 6 bricks of marijuana in the attic along with a large amount of loose marijuana.
City Council held a public hearing Thursday to consider zoning over 70 acres located along New Salem Highway as commercial and residential property, where some residents voiced concerns.
A sunny day with temps in the 80s, usually a great combination--but the beautiful day seems to be creating numerous accidents here in Rutherford County.
The registered sex offender who was accused of unlawful photography will be in Circuit Court to file a plea on Friday in Rutherford County.
A 24 year old Manchester woman overdosed on drugs while her husband was inside the South Rutherford Blvd. Walmart store in Murfreesboro.
Mike Gann with Stones River Manor told WGNS a groundbreaking ceremony will take place next Thursday, August 25, 2016...
Oil prices rose $3 last week, pushing retail gas prices 3-4 cents higher in Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. Discounters in Murfreesboro opened the week without increasing prices from the $1.77 per gallon mark of the previous week.
Visitors are invited to take a trip to India without ever leaving the Discovery Center in Murfreesboro!
An East State Street man has been accused of pulling a gun on two women in a Murfreesboro parking lot. The incident occurred on Wednesday in the parking lot of Chedders Restaurant.
In conjunction with Rutherford County Government, The Murfreesboro City Council unanimously approved the selection of Gershman, Brickner and Bratton (GBB) as the strategic plan consultant to develop a 20-year plan for solid waste collection and disposal in Rutherford County.
Gunshots were said to have rang out on a quiet Tuesday afternoon in Murfreesboro. The shots were reported by a resident at the North Campus Apartments on Rocky Lane around 2:00 in the afternoon (8/9/16).
Murfreesboro Police were called to the Zaxby's restaurant on Rutherford Boulevard in front of Walmart after a disgruntled customer threw his drinks at the drive through window cashier.
Buck, of Murfreesboro, was sentenced to seven months in prison for those violations and was immediately taken into custody, announced David Rivera, U.S. Attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.
The pioneer commercial developer in Murfreesboro's Gateway district, has broken ground on his third Class A office building there, one of nine built or under construction in the Waterstone Office Park Development off Medical Center Parkway.
The City of Murfreesboro is seeking public input as the City Council looks to adopt new regulations in the City Code on food trucks operating within the City limits.
The switcharoo failed to work for MPD Officer Richard Whitley, who arrested the suspect and charged him for the 5th time with Driving on a Revoked License...
Jeffery Barrett was charged with Reckless Endangerment because his juvenile daughter was in the SUV when he was said to be driving when the accident occurred on Northfield Boulevard. The wreck occurred around 4:00, Monday (8/8/16) afternoon.
The reported gunshot victim told police he was sitting outside his home wearing a pair of headphones while smoking a cigarette when shot.
The area known as The Bottoms in Murfreesboro was discussed by residents on Tuesday night at Patterson Park Community Center during a workshop / meeting.
Dress up, dinner and jazz music.... Step back in time for a good cause on August 27, 2016 for the first Jazz with the Veterans.
Murfreesboro City Schools held their back to school blast this past Saturday. The event was at the Cannonsburgh Village.
Motorists across the nation are finding the lowest gas prices for this time of year since 2004. However, due to already low prices--here in the 'Boro this week began with a 2-cent per gallon increase. Many discounters started the week here with regular gas at $1.77 per gallon.
The Tennessee Department of Health confirms there have been 24 persons diagnosed with Zika virus disease in Tennessee this year.
At age 24, someone charged with "Possession of a firearm while in commission of a violent felony" could potentially face some stiff prison time if convicted.
After the punch was thrown, the argument continued, according to the clerk. At one point, the suspect lifted the front of his shirt to show that he was armed with a handgun.
The Fatal Accident Crash Team is investigating a pedestrian verses car accident that occurred on Saturday night in Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate a murder that occurred this past March at the Vie apartment complex. District Attorney Jennings Jones stated...
Monday (8/8/2016) is the first full day of school, and you're reminded to slow-down in school zones. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of other places to drive at "trickle speed" today through August 13th as well.
Community support will enable Doors of Hope to continue to grow their program and to make a real difference in the lives of men and women being released from incarceration.
A Shelbyville man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly stealing a vehicle in Bedford County and driving into Coffee County.
Murph's Fun Run will be held at the Gateway Island in Murfreesboro on Saturday, August 20th.
Rutherford County is again participating in NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME, an opportunity for neighbors to meet with law enforcement officer and learn ways to reduce their chances of being victims of crime.
Local non-profit "Unpack Your Bags" is holding a fundraiser that is actually a workshop for those looking to start a non-profit or bring new life into their existing organization.
National Night Out Against Crime reached thousands of citizens across Rutherford County on Tuesday night.
Tennessee farmers can now obtain a permit to kill black vultures that are infringing on livestock.
Gas prices have fallen three cents since last weeks' Gas Price Brief, reaching today's average price of $2.14 per gallon, which is the lowest mark since April and the lowest price for this date since 2004. Here in the 'Boro some discounters started the week with regular gas at $1.75 per gallon.
Storms and hot temps add to the frustration as construction projects create traffic challenges. City Engineer Ram Balachandran warns where to avoid potential trouble area in the 'Boro today through August 6th.
The Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP has announced the honorees of the 2016 Freedom Fund Awards...
Two bystanders saw the incident unfold and attempted to intervene. When they stepped in the man threatened to stab them, according to a police report.
Murfreesboro Police responded to a local Japanese restaurant on Old Fort Parkway in regards to a sexual harassment complaint. However, it's not what you're thinking.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is partnering with the Murfreesboro Housing Authority, Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation, Wellness Council of Rutherford County, and others to host National Night Out Against Crime Tuesday, August 2, 2016.
Gas prices are falling at a consistency not seen in nearly two years. Some discounters in the 'Boro started this week with regular gas at $1.79 per gallon.
The Tennessee Law Enforcement Accreditation (TLEA) Program recently announced that it has granted re-accreditation status to the Murfreesboro Police Department. MPD is one of eighteen Tennessee law enforcement agencies having achieved re-accreditation
Gas prices have been falling at a consistency not seen since last summer. Some discounters in the 'Boro are offering regular gas at $1.86 per gallon.
Murfreesboro Police were able to recover a total of three spent shell casings. It was also found that one bullet entered through the window of an apartment unit and was lodged into drywall inside the apartment.
Murfreesboro Information Technology Director Chris Lilly has earned the special designation as a "Certified Government Chief Information Officer" (CGCIO) from the Public Technology Institute (PTI) and Rutgers University School of Public Affairs.
According to the report, the complainant called the police when he heard knocking on his door. When the victim told the subjects to leave, they allegedly kicked the door in...
In neighboring Wilson County, Sheriff's Office detectives have arrested a former Murfreesboro man for multiple counts of aggravated sexual charges against a minor.
We have some new information in the investigation into the shooting death of a 58-year old Bentley Street man.
It's summertime, summertime and the heat, humidity and traffic jams around construction sometimes frazzle motorists. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran eases nerves by warning what parts of the 'Boro to avoid between now and July 23rd.
WGNS has been following the overdoses in Murfreesboro carefully and reports indicate that right now, Johnny L. Williams has been the only one arrested for the fake pills being sold as of July 15, 2016.
A man in Murfreesboro has been charged with Attempted Murder.
Evidently, the suspect employee has been processing fraudulent refunds and then cashing them out at the end of the evening shift.
The City of Murfreesboro is once again seeking input from residents, land owners, and developers as part of the process to develop its Murfreesboro 2035 Plan, a 20-year comprehensive plan for the future of Murfreesboro.
The police report stated, "[The victim] was asleep in her bed and when she woke up there was a black male dressed in all white standing in her room. She advised that she yelled WHAT ARE YOU DOING? She stated the male subject ran out of the apartment."
Heat index over a hundred, construction jams, create flaring tempers! Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran to the rescue with a list of areas to avoid these challenges today through July 16th.
A group known as C.A.P.E. or Murfreesboro Citizens Against Photo Enforcement, is speaking out about red light cameras after an opinion was released by the Tennessee Attorney General. Below is the groups most recent statement:
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Driver Michael "Mike" Mitchell hung up his helmet Thursday after 29 years of service.
Sgt. Kyle Evans explains how Officer Chris Williams jumped into action when the parents of the small child noticed their newborn was all of a sudden unresponsive...
Since 2013, over $20,000 in merchandise has been stolen from the Victoria's Secret stores in Murfreesboro.
Single-family residential detached permits continue their upward trend in Murfreesboro for 2016. This is on top of the significant growth seen last year.
A La Vergne man convicted for killing the friend of his ex-wife in 2011 will not see his conviction of first degree murder reduced to a lesser conviction of second degree murder.
A man who left his hat at the scene of the crime will remain behind bars and won't be granted a new trial, that according to the Tennessee Court of Appeals.
Murfreesboro officials were watching radar closely, and knew when they needed to start the fireworks display at McKnight Park.
We've got an update on the progress of the currently under construction Rutherford County Judicial Building.
Britain's vote to leave the European Union could could lower gas prices. Here in Murfreesboro, some discounters began the week selling regular gas at $2.03 per gallon.
Pilots will make stops in Murfreesboro on June 23rd (Thursday) and Friday the 24th. The landings will be between 8:30 in the morning and 1 each of the two afternoons at the Murfreesboro Airport.
Mark Vance and Matt Brian of the Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency recently lent a hand to educate students who are out for the summer about wildlife.
Gas prices may have hit their annual peak. The national average price for a gallon of gasoline has declined for eight consecutive days. Here in the 'Boro, several discounters are offering regular gas at $2.04 per gallon.
The Salvation Army of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has been selected as a recipient of multiple grants in a collaboration project that will help the undeserved community plan, purchase, prepare and provide nutritious meals more efficiently to their families.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, local volunteers from the American Red Cross, and teens from the High School Summer Service Camp at Experience Community Church will be installing free smoke alarms.
Members of the Rutherford County Commission voted to ask Sheriff Robert Arnold to resign from his position.
Senate Minority Leader Lee Harris from Memphis, TN will kick off a series of events to engage young people in Tennessee politics with The Future of Our State: A Millennial Mixer on June 22 in Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department, local volunteers from the American Red Cross, and teens from the High School Summer Service Camp at Experience Community Church are partnering next week to provide and install free smoke alarms in Murfreesboro.
Bram Maas with the Murfreesboro office of the International Christian Embassy of Jerusalem told WGNS News that they will hold a free conference this week.
According to the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce, the Murfreesboro population in 2014 was 118,676, with a projected population for the city of 127,828 by 2019.
Police say that Nicholas Lopez Chesterfield, Jr. gave a statement implicating himself and alleged accomplice Tyler Devon George in robberies that occurred in 2015 within the Murfreesboro city limits.
Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons has been elected president of the Tennessee City Management Association (TCMA), a statewide group of city managers who focus on education and training for municipalities.
39 Year old Craig McCord was apprehended on Tuesday afternoon and is the prime suspect in the unlawful photography case that unfolded at Kohl's and a Memorial Boulevard Publix store, both in Murfreesboro.
Prices at the pump are moving lower, but face upward pressure due to increased oil prices. Some discounters in the 'Boro dropped regular gas 2-cents to open the week at $2.06 per gallon.
Red light running is down in the City of Murfreesboro and has been on the decrease since the red light cameras were first installed about 8 years ago.
The Murfreesboro City Council will meet at Patterson Park Community Center and some City Boards and Commissions will conduct meetings in Conference Room 218 on the second floor of City Hall during renovations to Council Chambers, June 17 - July 11, 2016.
Goodwill Job Solutions is hosting a hiring session from 9:00AM to noon this Tuesday.
The Summer Arts Jam was held at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza this past Wednesday.
The City of Murfreesboro will not be purchasing the closed down YMCA property on Thompson Lane near the Old Fort Parkway intersection as rumored. Mayor Shane McFarland told WGNS...
Sheriff Robert Arnold will head to trial on August 2, 2016 in a Federal Court Building located in Nashville.
Murfreesboro Police are working with the FBI in regards to what has been described as a road rage / hate crime by some.
Two Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captains will be hanging up their fire gear in July; Captain Joe Barrett after 38 years of service, and Captain Randy Jones with 34 years of service.
State Representative Bryan Terry, MD was awarded the Family Champion Award by the Family Action Council of Tennessee(FACT) for his voting record for families during the 109th Tennessee General Assembly(TGA).
During the Memorial Day weekend that just ended, motorists found the lowest gas prices on Memorial Day in 11 years. Here in the 'Boro some discounters were selling regular petro for $2.04 per gallon.
Attend the Farmers Market this Friday for a special presentation for the Rutherford County Beekeepers Association. The market takes place at the Lane Agri-Park every Tuesday and Friday from 7AM to Noon.
Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons told WGNS that planners have been busy meeting with developers...
The extended Memorial Day weekend won't bring traffic jams due to roadwork, but Tuesday will begins the season for much construction. Here's his forecast through June 4th.
After Sheriff Arnold left the federal court building in Nashville on Friday, someone allegedly sent an email using his county email address to Rutherford County Sheriff's Office employees. That email stated, "Come on over.im having a party.tell your friends (written as in the email)."
On Wednesday, the line went dead after a fiber line was accidentally cut which affected some 7,000 customers. Then again on Thursday morning around 3AM, the line went dead a second time. Local authorities have been working with AT&T to restore the line this (Thursday) morning.
A Murfreesboro woman was charged with felony reckless endangerment and DUI number 2 after a motor vehicle accident was reported in Murfreesboro on Tuesday evening.
TrustPoint Hospital on Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro is about to build a new rehabilitative building for patients. Dr. Paula Stewart told WGNS News...
"We want to thank our wonderful community for all of their incredible support of the first annual CAC Prize Patrol!" announced Child Advocacy Center board president Terry Fann.
Gas prices rose throughout the week, but stabilized during the weekend as 33.9 million Americans plan a road trip for Memorial Day - the second-most auto travelers for the holiday on record. Prices were all over the board here in the 'Boro. The lowest was around $1.97.
Data just released from the U.S. Census shows that the Heart of Tennessee is now number thirteen of the fifteen fastest growing cities in the entire United States.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested in Williamson County and accused of seven home burglaries and 27 vehicle break-ins...
We will allow you to pick out new carpet to be installed BEFORE you move in.
A man who entered onto an I-24 exit ramp heading the wrong direction was stopped by Murfreesboro Police on Wednesday evening around 6:30.
As for the scores that will be reveled on the tests, reports to WGNS indicate that multiple teachers in Rutherford County told their students that the testing will not count for anything prior to students taking the tests.
The victim was sitting outside of an apartment on Lascassas Pike Sunday night around 10:30 when he was approached by a man armed with a pistol.
Those who enjoy eating at local family restaurants were saddened to hear that Mike and Debra Zelenak have closed the Maple Street Grill. They shared their over 35-years of culinary creations with the Heart of Tennessee for almost a decade.
A local Presbyterian minister will play the sax next Saturday night, May 21st, from 7:00 to 8:30PM at JoZoara's Coffee House. There is no cover charge to enjoy the creativity of Ernie Newsom.
Is anyone missing a bowling ball bag and 23 photos? Well, police have them locked up safe and secure.
A man who spotted someone messing with his car in a field near Hillwood Boulevard told police that he jumped a fence to get to it.
The Murfreesboro City Council has approved an amended Design Contract Agreement with SEC Inc. that paves the way for a preliminary and final design services contract not to exceed $610,000 for widening Brinkley Road from Hwy 96 to Manson Pike.
A brand new sign ordinance for windows in businesses will go into full effect on June 3, 2016.
For those without a plan, Tow to Go will be there to provide a safe way home. Whether you are a AAA member or not, you can call for a Tow to Go ride anytime this Thursday, May 5th through...
The Child Advocacy Center is giving away prizes without our feathered friends," announced CAC Prize Patrol Co-Chairperson Dara Payne. "Our exciting new event is the CAC Prize Patrol."
Big news for the downtown Murfreesboro area... The old First Methodist Church block will eventually be developed into condominiums, retail and office space.
A man accidentally shot himself in the foot on Sunday afternoon in Murfreesboro.
"The Child Advocacy Center thanks the huge group of walkers who put on their tennis shoes and joined us for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children on Friday (4/29/2016) afternoon," announced Child Advocacy Center director Sharon De Boer.
The children at a local school have teamed up with the Murfreesboro Cold Patrol and WGNS to challenge the citizens in our community to pick up five free blessing bags at WGNS and then hand the bags to those in need over the next five days.
By event's end, a record 128.4 pounds was generated in what has become a twice-a-year event coinciding with national drug take-back day.
Chad Griffin, President of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, issued the following statement in response to the announcement that the NCAA will not host any future events - from Final Four championships to education conferences - in cities without LGBT inclusive non-discrimination laws.
MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee on Thursday accepted the recommendation by the Forrest Hall Task Force to change the name of the building that houses the university's Army Reserve Officers Training Corps program.
"Preserving African-American Historic Places: Suggestions and Sources" is an omnibus online site with information on collections care, museum management, heritage tourism and fundraising.
A 26 year old Murfreesboro man has been arrested on drug charges after being pulled over on University Street.
One perfect swing. One dream stroke that sends a tiny white ball into a tin - perhaps plastic - cup. Whoops! And high-fives follow all around. Any golfer can tell you, nailing a hole-in-one is certainly something to celebrate.
This year's Days of Action, presented by Nissan, impacted the local community with 616 volunteers putting in 3,073 hours of service to complete 39 projects throughout Rutherford and Cannon counties.
Bike riders will have a chance to practice their bike safety skills while having fun during the Murfreesboro City Schools Bike Rodeo on Saturday, April 30 at Scales Elementary. Check-in for the free event starts at 9:00 am.
MTSU Arts recently opened their performance of West Side Story at Tucker Theater on Wednesday, April 20th, with a sold-out auditorium full of excitement, shock, and not a dry eye by the end of the show! The musical will run until Sunday, April 24th.
Last year, the proposed budget for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office outlined the need for 10 new deputies.
The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss issues relating to the selection and purchase of property for a new park on the West side of Murfreesboro.
Though Mother's Day is intended to be a joyous occasion for women across the country, thousands of moms will be overlooked on this special holiday because they are forced to live in shelters as a result of domestic abuse or homelessness.
On Monday, partner radio station WMSR received mail that turned out to be something that no one at the station asked for, marijuana.
Five people are being held in jails in Bedford and Rutherford County following a burglary ring that stole items in Coffee, Bedford, Rutherford and Williamson Counties.
Text messages confirming the sale of Xanax were found on the suspect's phone, according to a Murfreesboro Arrest Report.
"As the door was opened, deputies were greeted with a burst of an over-the-counter chemical defense spray weapon, striking and affecting one of the deputies," Sgt. Nunley reported.
Vice Mayor Doug Young said that 21 proposals were submitted by land owners and that list has now been narrowed to 5.
Mad at an ex-girlfriend? Don't slash her tires and shatter her car windows while forgetting your cellphone at the scene.
Tickets are now available for United Way's signature fundraising event, Red, White and Bayou, presented by Ford of Murfreesboro.
MTSU's Forrest Hall task force met Thursday night in the Sam Ingram building on campus to debate whether to recommend a name change for the ROTC building or take no action at all.
Tashley Shanice Harber was detained for questioning and later arrested after she reportedly got into an altercation with another subject at The Vie Apartments on Wenlon Drive.
43 Year old Michael John Edwards was arrested after police were dispatched to Ricks Barbecue on Warrior Drive in reference to an assault.
The annual Read To Succeed "Read To Bee Spelling Bee" welcomed 19 spellers to the stage at Patterson Park on Saturday morning, April 9th to compete for the title of 2016 Read To Bee Champion.
Sharon De Boer, director of the Child Advocacy Center in Murfreesboro, told WGNS they have a huge caseload...
One of the items that was discussed was the potential sale of Murfreesboro Electric to Middle Tennessee Electric...
A patrolman discovered a deceased male body in his late 40's or early 50's located outside the subject's residence covered with numerous items.
The Center for the Arts is presenting the Rutherford County Schools Art Competition and Show.
New Chief Karl Durr at the Murfreesboro Police Department, who was an assistant chief at the Eugene, Oregon Police Department prior to his move to Murfreesboro, was asked to compare Murfreesboro to Eugene...
The Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau, has been named a 2015 All Star Award winner...
24 year old Benito Cabrera, who is a graduate of Siegel High School in Murfreesboro, will be donating one of his kidney's to his younger sister Jasmine Goolesby, 23. Cabrera told WGNS...
Eulice E. Handy, the former DCS caseworker accused of unlawful sexual contact with a woman in Rutherford County, is expected to file a plea in court on April 27, 2016.
In an arrest warrant, Tennessee Highway Patrolman Lazaro Serna says Thomas Eugene Roach age 41 of Mattie Lane in Summerville, SC left the scene of the accident.
Messing with a United States Veteran is a bad idea... U.S. Navy Veteran James Woodard was at Lowes on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro when an unknown man tried to rob him at knife point.
A Murfreesboro man is facing felony charges after fleeing from police, in Franklin. At 6:45 Saturday morning, an officer clocked 45-year-old Myles Cumberbatch driving 77 in a 55 MPH zone...
MTSU's Kappa Delta sorority held it's 13th annual Kappa Delta Wing Fling on the Murphy Center lawn Saturday.
Civil Constructors LLC will be conducting blasting on Monday, April 4th through Friday, April 8th between the hours of 9am and 2pm at the site of the new court building.
Murfreesboro issued 113 permits for single family detached homes in March (2016). Of that number, 85 new single family homes were permitted in the Overall Creek and Scales Elementary school zones.
Moody's Investors Service has assigned an Aa1 rating to the City of Murfreesboro $79 million General Obligation Bonds, Series 2016.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department and the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro are partnering to offer a free presentation about MFRD's 2015 South Carolina deployment.
Steel Technologies will invest $18 million to build the Smyrna manufacturing facility, the company's second location in Rutherford County, and create 50 new jobs.
A man who took up his father's mission of working to ensure equal rights for all Americans will headline MTSU's 2016 LGBT+ College Conference, which is slated for April 7-9. LGBT stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender.
As warmer weather swings into gear, so are motorcycle thieves.
The national average climbed above the $2 benchmark last week for the first time in 83 days. Sunday's average price of $2.04 per gallon represents an increase of 6 cents compared to a week ago. Some discounters in Murfreesboro started the week with $1.77 per gallon regular gas.
A Woodbury woman was arrested in Murfreesboro after police recognized her as a woman who did not have a valid driver's license. Police say that she also had expired tags on her Cadillac.
The Murfreesboro man told police he was once a "Big time dealer," but stopped. Police told the subject that the text in his phone were from this week, he then told officers that he stopped dealing after those text.
The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in a special workshop at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, April 7, 2016, in the Council Chambers at City Hall for the purpose of developing goals and objectives for the 1.87-acres of property.
Individually bagged Xanax pills and individually bagged marijuana was seized from a local apartment in Murfreesboro on this week when police did what they call a "Knock and Talk."
Police say they observed two cuts on the tent that were alleged to have been caused by the swinging machete.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested after he allegedly headed to Georgia with the idea of meeting a 15-year old girl.
When one of two MPD officers pointed a taser at Green, he lifted one of his hands and a handgun fell to the ground that was allegedly in his shorts.
A 22 year old Murfreesboro resident told police that she received a knock on her door around 7 Wednesday morning. When she opened the door a man barged inside.
Another career fair will take place in Murfreesboro this month. The event will be at the Goodwill Career Solutions Center on Tuesday of next week (3/29/16).
Shawl was booked into the county jail just before 4 AM on Tuesday. He was charged with Evading Arrest...
The identity of the deceased man who was killed in a shooting at The Vie apartment complex this past Friday has been confirmed through the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (T.B.I.) and the Medical Examiner's office.
An entire heating and air unit was stolen from a small apartment building on Benley Street in Murfreesboro.
A fun St. Patrick's Day event was held recently at the Patterson Park Community Center.
A wrong order at Wing Zone on Rutherford Boulevard sent a man into a rage in Murfreesboro, according to a police report.
If you saw a lot of police action at Walmart on Monday afternoon, officers were responding to a child abuse call.
We're just a few days from the official arrival of Spring, and Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran reminds us "Construction Is In The Air" and that brings those stimulating feelings of being caught in grid-lock traffic and smelling exhaust fumes--now, that's the smell of Spring.
A 25-year old Murfreesboro woman says that she was the recent victim of aggravated sexually battery and possibly rape, according to a police incident report.
All four are Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians and have a combined 19.5 years in the fire service.
The Friends of Stones River National Battlefield have been awarded the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) "Every Day Event" Grant for 2016.
Deputies foiled an attempted escape plot by two inmates early Sunday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, said Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Two years ago, 34-year-old Taris Frazier entered a home on East Castle Street and held three women hostage in a closet.
A Murder case that was supposed to head to trial on Monday, March 7th will not take place. District Attorney Jennings Jones told WGNS...
The $73-million structure is designed to complement the surrounding historic uptown district. It will be six stories tall...
Gloria Christy, President of Uncle Dave Macon Days, told WGNS that since the square dance is the official dance for Tennessee, it makes sense for the world record to belong to the state.
A full house came to the City Council meeting Thursday night to address issues with the development of Maddington Park by Alcorn Properties near Oakton and Blackman Meadows in Murfreesboro.
Just six months after opening its doors, UFIT Personal Training has announced the addition of two MTSU alumnae to its fitness team.
Students in Ms. Gilliland's fifth grade class at Hobgood Elementary are experiencing the wonders of technology through the use of their iPads and an online app named Aurasma.
A burnt spoon in a makeup bag, a used needle in a CD Player and several unused needles were recovered during a Murfreesboro traffic stop on I-24.
Two men are reported to have shot a gun towards a home on Douglas Avenue in Murfreesboro and then take off running, according to one witness.
The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is working in partnership with the State of Tennessee, the Nashville Career Advancement Center and several local educational institutions to provide advising for adult learners interested in returning to school on March 12, 2016 from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. at Stones River Mall
On Tuesday, February 23rd, Smyrna Police took a missing person's report regarding Brianna Marie Engle.
Forty-six teachers have been named Teachers of the Year by Rutherford County Schools and will be honored by their peers and families on March 23, 2016.
Legislation sponsored by Sen. Bill Ketron, a member of MTSU's Forrest Hall Task Force, would make it more difficult to change the name of the university's ROTC building or to remove the Confederate general's bust from the state Capitol.
The victim told police the rings, one of which was an antique wedding band, were in a plastic storage crate that was in her closet.
The Goodwill Career Solutions center at 2955 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro will host a job fair Tuesday, Feb. 23, for at least six employers seeking to fill 615 positions in Rutherford and Davidson counties
The Tennessee Association of Firearms has reported that one of the "Constitutional Carry" bills have been put on notice for next week.
Thousands of dollars in undergarments and clothing have been stolen from the Victoria's Secret store in the Avenue located in Murfreesboro in recent years. Police reports show that thefts since 2014 add up to more than $20,000.
The City of Murfreesboro and Ragan-Smith Associates have begun a planning study to strengthen and enhance the North Highland Avenue corridor of the City
A traffic stop on I-24 just outside of Rutherford County landed one fugitive from justice behind bars.
A pregnant woman was pushed to the ground during a home invasion in Murfreesboro.
Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information on the whereabouts of a Murfreesboro man.
A special program for Black History Month was recently held at Patterson Park Community in Murfreesboro.
The cost of living in a motel is high, sometimes as high as $1,200 monthly depending on if the resident is paying the daily or weekly rate. That being said, it is not considered a good idea to break the law in order to make ends meet.
The report that WGNS obtained shows that Green has 8 to 9 customers per day. MPD Officer Cory Schalburg wrote, "Mr. Green then admitted that he is a middle man in cocaine sales."
Mike Gann with Stones River Manor told WGNS that sometimes those with Alzheimer's don't know where they are...
Assistant City Manager Jim Crumley spoke with Murfreesboro City Council Thursday night about hiring Cumberland Securities to provide Financial Advisory Services on City debt issues.
The Murfreesboro Water and Sewer Department (MWSD) recently "earned a perfect score of 599 points out of a possible 599 for a numerical score of 100%" from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TEDC).
A celebration of the achievements of 12 exemplary women is set for April 28 when RUTHERFORD Cable and Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital present the third annual ATHENA International Leadership Award Ceremony at Stones River Country Club in Murfreesboro.
One of the simplest ways to help international students at MTSU feel more at home is to talk with them and listen to them.
With the help of two award-winning university debate teams, the League of Women Voters of Murfreesboro/Rutherford County will be hosting a model debate to demonstrate exemplary political discourse and consider several issues related to the election process.
MTSU alumnus and retired U.S. Army Gen. Les Fuller called it "a huge night" in Fayetteville, Tennessee.
An arrest warrant for a Dickson, Tennessee man has been issued on charges of fraud.
The Tennessee Department of Health today has received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of the first person in the state to test positive for Zika virus disease.
UFIT Personal Training recently presented Greenhouse Ministries with the results of its Healthy Food Drive.
The victim told officers he went to use his motel room bathroom where he found a man armed with a handgun.
Tennessee voters are less satisfied with their standard of living and are more likely to say that it is getting worse than the nation as a whole, according to the latest statewide poll by Middle Tennessee State University.
Of the weather outside is frightful, and the motorists are getting spiteful. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran checks his computer and comes-up with potential traffic trouble spots for today through February 13th.
Newly proposed innovative bill would provide a framework to allow Private Public Partnership (P3) agreements for transportation projects.
Someone knocked on the door and stated, "Maintenance." When the victim opened the door of his Aspen Heights Apartment he was met...
According to a recent theft report, two females went to the Lascassas Kroger Store and loaded 40-pallets of plastic Coke crates into a U-Haul truck and then drove away.
What may sound like a good sell quickly turned negative when Alley Cassetty on the New Salem Highway found out the check was written from a closed account.
In the back seat of the car, officers observed a small child walking around...
A 42 year old Murfreesboro man suffered a major head injury after a recent assault.
Rutherford County Election Administrator Alan Farley told News Radio WGNS the ballot may be confusing, but poll workers cannot answer questions about the ballot itself...
Opossums Pub in Murfreesboro is helping Second Harvest Food Bank feed the less fortunate in our community. Taylor Loyal with Second Harvest explains...
A teacher in Rutherford County has been accused of assault. WGNS' Ron Jordan has the story...
Plans for the soon to be built Rutherford County Judicial Building and nearby parking garage are coming along.
Two employees at a local finance company on North West Broad Street are accused of stealing over $5,000.
During the groundbreaking ceremony, Architectural & Engineering consultant Lose and Associates will provide details at a noon luncheon on proposed design and layout of the new $2.2 million complex...
Several counterfeit $50 bills, fake $5 bills and hypodermic needles were seized during a traffic stop in Murfreesboro this week.
An Alexandria, Tennessee man has been accused of calling the Social Security Office in Murfreesboro and threatening to shoot workers inside...
The Goodwill Career Solutions center in Murfreesboro will host a job fair on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.
Murfreesboro, Tennessee is at the bottom of the list when it comes to expensive cities in Tennessee to raise a family.
The Murfreesboro Fatal Accident Crash team rushed to a three-vehicle crash that occurred around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of South Church and Broad Streets. Robert H. Swader of 8163 Lowe Christiana Road died in the tragic accident.
Quest Financial Group, LLC in Murfreesboro announced it has implemented Riskalyze, the award-winning risk engineering technology that mathematically pinpoints a client's Risk Number™ and aligns the client's portfolio to match.
The City of Murfreesboro will receive a $1 million recycling grant from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) according to State Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro).
A major heroine bust took place in Murfreesboro. The investigation involved both the Murfreesboro Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations.
This past weekend's winter storm kept many Murfreesboro residents indoors, with some areas getting nearly six inches of snow.
The 35-year old woman told Murfreesboro Police that when she saw two men inside her vehicle she ran outside and chased after them.
The small four stroke engine on the motorcycle would power the bike to a maximum speed of 24 miles per hour, so it's doubtful someone drove it away from the store.
Here are some photos from today's snow showers provided by NewsRadio WGNS Reporter Jackson Jones!
Lee was convicted of entering the home of a former girlfriend and attacking the female and her new boyfriend.
A proposal to provide state vouchers for parents to send their children to private schools in Tennessee has cleared a House committee where the measure has failed in recent years.
An armed robbery in Murfreesboro that was under investigation by the police department turned into a drug deal gone bad.
The Tennessee Christian Chamber of Commerce will hold their annual membership and awards banquet in Murfreesboro Thursday night (1/20/16).
A needle, a spoon and a bottle of urine were found in the purse of a woman who was pulled over for an improper turn.
With temperatures not above the freezing mark until Wednesday, the Coldest Nights Emergency Shelter will be open.
A modern twist on several beloved Grimm's fairy tales comes to stage at The Center for the Arts starting Friday (Jan. 15) and continuing weekends through Jan. 31.
The Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security said in a news release that the number of traffic fatalities in 2015 is the third lowest annual figure in Tennessee since 1963.
The police report shows that officers questioned Sullins and she admitted to selling Oxycodone for $10 per pull and Alprazolam for $3 a pill.
A full house showed up for the Rutherford County Commission meeting opposing a resolution that encourages state lawmakers to nullify any U.S. Supreme Court decision not supported by state law.
24 year old Justin Odom is accused of killing one man and shooting a woman at a home off of Old Woodbury Highway near Murfreesboro.
The Hannah Project's mission is to be the missing link between the judicial system and those stuck in the cycle of prostitution.
Former NFL quarterback and Murfreesboro resident Kelly Holcomb is the featured guest in the newest edition of "Adventures in Murphry's Burrow" on CityTV.
About 63 percent of Tennessee ZIP Codes have high rates of student loan delinquency, according to a report from the Center for American Progress.
Authorities arrested a Fugitive from Justice in Murfreesboro while working the scene of a crash.
The victim had a "Find my device" app installed on the Mac and was able to locate his computer at an apartment complex on Old Castle Drive...
A man had to be transported to the local hospital after a co-worker hit him with a hammer, that according to a police report.
At the urging of state legislators, Tennessee Solid Waste Management officials agreed to push Middle Point Landfill operators to cut the stench at their Walter Hill facility in response to community complaints.
The activist group said 76 percent of Tennesseans support medical marijuana.
Public Defender Gerald Melton is preparing to request a mental evaluation for a woman accused of trying to perform a home abortion at six months with a coat hanger.
The Governor's Interagency Council on Homelessness will coordinate Tennessee's efforts, and identify, develop, and ensure sustained partnerships among supporting agencies, service providers, and those who advocate for people experiencing homelessness.
Rutherford County Schools, Blackman High School administrators and the Sheriff's Office have responded immediately to a report of a gun being on the school's campus Friday afternoon.
Murfreesboro Firefighters are gearing up for the Special Kids Race to be held on Saturday, March 19, but they aren't just running for their health...
The Salvation Army will open their doors on February 5 and 6 to women from across Murfreesboro to participate in IF:Gathering 2016.
The 14th annual Polar Bear Plunge took place on Saturday (1/9/16) in Murfreesboro at the outdoor SportsCom pool.
The Goodwill will hire for Masterstaff, Warehouse Personnel, Kroger, Speedway and Verizon Wireless.
A woman who was in her apartment at Cross Creek on Fortress Boulevard was in her bed when a bullet shattered her silence.
With an eye toward preserving a historical church tower, the city of Murfreesboro will consider buying Franklin Synergy Bank's downtown building...
Police say that surveillance video reveled a subject using what appeared to be a counterfeit skimmed credit card to purchase gift cards in the self-checkout lane.
Five bags of syringes, 35 Oxycodone pills, brass knuckles, marijuana pipes, two spoons and two cell phones were seized by Murfreesboro Police during a traffic stop.
Mayor Shane McFarland's quarterly report on activities and actions of the City of Murfreesboro is available to watch
The fitness programs provide fully-paid membership access to City fitness centers along with training programs.
Several vehicles were broken into on both Monday and Tuesday nights in Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Rules: It shall be unlawful for any person within the City to use, possess, sell or offer for sale any bottle rocket.
The Tennessee Motor Vehicle Commission is investigating four complaints filed against a Murfreesboro used car dealership, according to a state spokesman.
A second robbery was reported on the Murfreesboro Greenway in the area of Bridge Avenue and Malloy Lane.
The workers say that their boss has bounced payroll checks and even failed to pay insurance policies they signed up for in July of this year.
In a recent study of patients whose doctors told them they would die if they didn't make changes in their diet, stop smoking, and exercise, the results were stunning.
The Tennessee Comptroller's Fraud, Waste and Abuse Hotline is marking a record achievement in its effort to help uncover the misuse of government funds and property.
A physical altercation between two women in Murfreesboro ended with a stabbing.
Area coaches held a basketball Clinic this month at Patterson Park Community Center in Murfreesboro.
Christmas came early for Operation Education Animal Rescue, when Stones River Mall and Doggie's Day Out presented the group with cash donations and more than 60 bags of dog food.
Tennessee collected $400 million last year from its tax on tobacco and the settlement made with cigarette companies in the 1990s, and spent only 1 percent on tobacco prevention programs.
A man convicted of lewd acts on a child in the 1990's has been re-arrested after he was caught walking the track inside the Patterson Park Community Center...
Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS News, "Vandals used a 4-wheeler or other off-road vehicle to cause extensive damage to the Old Fort Golf Course..."
Sunday Dec. 20, Music Pastor Wayne Miller from the Family Worship Center (FWC) presented a check for $7,000 to Lt. Andy Seiler, Commanding Officer for The Salvation Army of Murfreesboro.
"Once complete, Motorola will install the radio infrastructure. This is a $2,272,479.00 project."
The Rutherford County Commission voted unanimously Thursday night of this past week to ask the state to let the county raise its $25 court filing fees to an upper limit of $50...
There are some things to remember during this Christmas week.
The website RoadSnacks compiled data to come up with Tennessee's most miserable cities. Where do Rutherford County cities rank?
An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a former sergeant with the Mt. Juliet Police Department on charges of theft and official misconduct.
Police say Friday marked Hanson's 17th DUI arrest, when she hit another car head-on.
Two witnesses told police they saw a subject on top of her with his hands inside her shorts. The witnesses quickly called the police...
The Murfreesboro Police Department recently announced the promotion of Eric Cook to Assistant Chief of Police.
According to State Farm, Tennessee is ranked ninth on the list of states for December theft claims in 2014:
Reports indicate there was broken glass found where the 2016 SUV was parked.
Thanks to a text from a daughter to a mother, Murfreesboro police located the victim in a small shed behind the Murfreesboro Little Theater...
The surveillance camera photos were released by the Murfreesboro Police Department and can be viewed on WGNSradio.com.
Just after 6:30 Tuesday morning, crews were called to 4050 Mercy Court (Little Embers Daycare) for reports of a fire.
About 7,300 Murfreesboro City Schools' students will visit MTSU Thursday, Dec. 17, for the fourth annual Education Day featuring the 11 a.m. women's college basketball game between the Lady Raiders and nonconference foe Missouri State in Murphy Center.
Allison Glass, Healthy and Free TN president, released a statement on the arrest of Anna Yocca of Murfreesboro, TN on charges of attempted first-degree murder for attempting to induce an abortion.
A 31-year old Murfreesboro man who is currently incarcerated at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center is facing more charges on top of the domestic violence charges he is already facing.
An alleged shoplifter busted at Walmart on Memorial Boulevard apparently had a few surprises waiting for him when Murfreesboro Police showed up.
SRO Jason Urban received the award given to an officer who "excels in exhibiting compassion to drunk driving victims, partnering with youth on underage drinking prevention or taking a proactive approach by implementing programs or enforcement campaigns to reduce DUI injuries and fatalities in their jurisdiction," MADD reported.
A 23-year old Murfreesboro woman was assaulted by two women who claimed to be gang members.
WGNS called the phone number (615-334-0579) and this is what we got...
When the person who was conducting the test observed the glove, the suspect claimed she had recently applied self-tanner and forgot about the glove in her pants.
"The detective did not find the scene conditions conducive to the reported assault. Additionally, other evidence collected did not match the allegations."
A $500 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person who stole the "Save America, Fire Obama" banner that was once hanging in front of Murfreesboro Business Machines.
MTSU will award an estimated 1,841 degrees during its two fall 2015 commencement ceremonies this Saturday, Dec. 12, inside Murphy Center.
$650 and two Money Grams later... a local resident has filed a police report after being scammed out of her hard earned cash.
Friday evening, two organizations at the front lines of criminal justice reform and cannabis are joining ranks to celebrate this month of holidays and to help out the homeless in Nashville.
Let's get physical. The city council approved a contract moving forward working with Healthway Prime and Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Programs to provide more fitness opportunities for the public.
The report that WGNS obtained on Wednesday stated, "Through this investigation it was determined that gang members were utilizing 1442 Bradyville Pike as a safe haven for their criminal activity."
The aura of an Academy Award-winning actress will be in evidence at Murphy Center during MTSU's fall 2015 commencement Saturday, Dec. 12.
Abby Wambach sat down and talked with Murfreesboro Soccer Club (MSC) longtime player 17-year-old Noah McClard as he fights the battle of his life against a malignant brain tumor.
It was a scene that could have played out in a Wall Street or Silicon Valley boardroom. But these consultants were college seniors, and the setting was a classroom at the Middle Tennessee State University's Jones College of Business.
The new 125,000 square feet Police Headquarters under construction in the former Murfreesboro Medical Clinic on Highland Ave. is the City's largest Capital Improvement Project (CIP) with an estimated cost of $42.2 million.
Guests in room 138 reportedly poured some type of substance all over the floor and trash was scattered about the room.
Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) received the Tennessee Disability Coalition's "2015 Disability Hero" award.
This Saturday, December 13th from 12-8PM - The Holly Trolley Shopping Tour will be traveling throughout the Downtown area again!
Assistant Fire Marshall Michael Bartlett told News Radio WGNS that there is still time to sign up your kids to receive gifts.
For a second time in Murfreesboro, a second victim has bought a car that was found on CraigsList with an odometer that had been altered or rolled back.
The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department invites the public to an open house to discuss the proposed soccer practice facility under consideration for development on the Jordan Farm Property.
Sports*Com held their annual Customer Appreciation Day with a good turnout taking advantage of the food and drink line set up in the lobby of the Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. facility.
For the 6th year, Fleet Feet Sports Murfreesboro and Stones River Country Club have joined together to present the Frosty Fun Run, an untimed run or walk...
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation continues to look into accusations of wrong doing by Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
Police say that Nicholas Lopez Chesterfield, Jr. gave a statement implicating himself and alleged accomplice Tyler Devon George in robberies that recently occurred in Murfreesboro.
A technician told police the damage is in excess of $700. When police obtain the video footage, a suspect will be identified.
Karen Broadway and Teddy Jasper fell at opposite ends of the age spectrum when attending MTSU's third Graduating Veterans Stole Ceremony. But each shares maturity and values found in those who serve their country.
Bringing signs to a sign ordinance. Murfreesboro city council met Thursday night to discuss the proposed city sign ordinance, which brought many sign holding residents who are against it. The signs say, "Murfreesboro Proposers when Local Business Proposers."
This time around, over $5,000 in "Boyfriend Pants and Hoopies" have been stolen. See the video...
The goal of "No-Shave November" is to "grow awareness by embracing our hair, which many cancer patients lose."
While conducting a "Knock and Talk" at the Motel 6 in Murfreesboro, police arrested a man from Georgia on various drug charges.
"Ms. Woods further advised she had sex with two men earlier in the day using the website." Police likely have the names and phone numbers of those men as they were given the cell phone that is owned by Woods.
The man convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom this past September with attempted voluntary manslaughter and two counts of aggravated assault will be sentenced this Friday.
60-year old William Russell Brace will be in court on Friday, December 4, 2015 to find out more about evidence authorities have against him in the murder of his next door neighbor.
As legal reform of cannabis laws continue to progress at a fever pitch nationally and in countries such as Canada, where the newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just last week ordered his Justice Minister to begin proceedings to fully legalize cannabis, reform in southern states has taken a much slower pace until now.
Witnesses told police that Gomez Domingo Lopez was driving the wrong way in the wrong lane of traffic after leaving the new Walmart on Joe. B. Jackson Parkway at South Church Street.
A 20 and 21 year old were arrested on Black Friday in Murfreesboro on cocaine charges.
Dr. Ghattas married the former Carol Brown in 1990 and they served together as church planters and evangelists with the International Mission Board from 1991 until 2011 living in Turkey, Syria, Lebanon...
To catch a FREE ride on the Trolley and begin the Shopping Tour park at Bank of America, Oaklands Museum or the MAC/National Dance Parking areas.
After learning of an ongoing criminal investigation by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into alleged sexual exploitation of a minor, the Murfreesboro Police Department decommissioned Sergeant Kevin Dunn and placed him on paid administrative leave.
United Way's most recent Annual Report illustrated the tremendous growth and successes the organization has seen through its continuing transformation to the Community Impact Model.
The police report shows that Brandon Wayne Dies from Waynesboro, Tennessee actually stopped for the ambulance.
An apartment was struck by a bullet after a witness told police that two men walked behind a tree, fired a single shot and then fled the scene.
For the 7th time, a Murfreesboro man has been charged with "Driving on a Revoked License."
Jonathan Lee, who worked for TowerCom in Raleigh, North Carolina, was found dead in his room at Motel 6 on Wednesday morning (11/18/15).
Two Murfreesboro women are facing three "Theft Over $500" charges after allegedly stealing over $600 in electronics from the Target Store on Old Fort Parkway. The theft was reported on Wednesday.
We have more news on a subject who was accused of doing donuts behind Northfield Elementary School in Murfreesboro on November 2, 2015.
Complaining about bed bugs in a local motel is one thing, but when the motel staff called police, the plan to seek a refund backfired.
A man charged with four counts of "Attempted First Degree Murder" in Murfreesboro will appear in court for what is called a "Discovery Hearing" on December 4, 2015.
Roasting marshmallows and eating s'mores around a campfire was part of the 17th annual Fall Harvest Hayride event at the John Bragg Trailhead in Murfreesboro.
The Tennessee Attorney General released an opinion (AG 15-75) on November 9, 2015, which addresses the massive confusion under Tennessee law of whether and to what extent a convicted felon can own, possess and use black powder weapons.
There are several initiatives underway in Tennessee to prevent premature births. One of those is an effort to decrease early elective deliveries, allowing babies to arrive naturally.
Military Times again recognized MTSU in its sixth annual "Best for Vets: Colleges 2016" listing announced Nov. 10. The university was also recognized in 2014 and 2015.
This time, two black males dressed as women entered the store grabbing 10-pairs of "Skinny Sweats," which are slim fitting sweatpants.
Abby entered this world weighing about 6 pounds with a head full of soft brown hair - and cocaine pumping through her veins. Her first day of life was filled with the pain of withdrawals.
Kelly Cearing will be working from FNB Mortgage's main offices Suite 301, Waterstone Building, 1608 Williams Drive. She has lived in Rutherford County for the past five years.
One of Murfreesboro's most wanted who was captured in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was recently sentenced in a Rutherford County Courtroom.
The Noon Exchange Club is hosting a local Veterans Matter rally 11/11@7 to kick of a fundraising effort to house homeless veterans.
Two men told the store clerk to get on the floor after demanding money at the BP gas station on Memorial Boulevard at Clark near the UHAUL rental company. The robbery occurred late last week.
A woman driving in the area of Lakeshore Drive was shot by a BB or pellet gun.
The children donated part of their fundraising campaign to the Drug Abuse Resistance and Education (DARE) program.
Families caring for children with special needs often face financial burdens and have difficulty affording gifts for the Christmas tree.
Registration is required to attend Visitors' Day. To register for Visitors' Day or to schedule an individual tour, call (615) 904-0902 or email Pete Majors, Director of Enrollment Management/ Marketing...
The story of who was driving the stolen SUV did not prove true when the Murfreesboro Police officer noticed a set of Ford keys sitting on the coffee table in the room.
Many residents are having growing fears about possible residential development along Manson Pike in Murfreesboro.
Surveillance video at Northfield Elementary School in Murfreesboro shows that someone in a Dodge Ram truck had a little fun on the grass.
Despite crime being reported on a regular basis in Murfreesboro, Sgt. Kyles Evans of the Murfreesboro Police Department told WGNS that violent crime is actually down in the city...
It appeared to police as if someone punched out the glass on the side of the building. Officers were called to the scene when the alarm went off at the business.
Three air rifles, three remote control helicopters, an electric scooter and more were allegedly stolen by a Murfreesboro man who reportedly tried to push the merchandise out the front doors of Walmart on Rutherford Blvd.
It all started with a dog that got away from his owner and ended with one man going to jail after shooting and killing the animal.
The Noon Exchange Club is hosting a local Veterans Matter rally 11/11@7 to kick off a fundraising effort to house homeless veterans.
When the first Samsung phone arrived she called the man and told him she would not accept the gift as it was too expensive.
We have more news on a robbery that was reported on Monday night at 10:30. Police have released a video of the subjects who robbed the store in hopes of someone identifying them.
Thirteen students graduated Tuesday night from the 13th session of the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department's Citizens Fire Academy.
According to the restrictions set forth by the Sex Offender Registry laws in Tennessee, convicted offenders are not to be within 1,000 feet of local school grounds.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 43 percent of all people nationwide killed in motor vehicle crashes during the Halloween period (6:00 p.m. October 31st - 5:59 a.m. November 1st) from 2009 to 2013 were in crashes involving a drunk driver.
According to police reports, the 50-year old victim told officers that after telling the man he could use her phone to call for help, he pulled out a pocket knife and stated, "I am not going to hurt you, give me all your money."
At 7:30 pm Thursday night, Susan McGannon sat in the Murfreesboro City Attorney chair one final time.
When the 31-year old was stopped for a registration violation, he advised police that he had "Lost his driver's license fishing at the Flat Rock over the weekend." The man told police his name was "Ace Barrett," which later turned out to be a lie.
37-Year old Juan Carlos Martinez who lives in Murfreesboro has been arrested after an investigation involving inappropriate relations with a child.
Ghosts and goblins galore soon will invade MTSU's fraternity houses in search of good times and copious amounts of candy.
"Feed My Sheep Ministries" event will be this Saturday at the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church located at 111 Lytle Street.
Population projections forecast significant population growth in Murfreesboro to an estimated 228,000 by 2035.
Murfreesboro City Council met Thursday evening to approve the paperwork for Craig Tindall as the City Attorney.
A 29-year old man who told police he was a supervisor at MTSU was arrested when police made contact with him in the area of the Bark Park on West College Street in Murfreesboro.
Deputy Jason Fuqua with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told NEWS RADIO WGNS that the jail has saved money by growing several thousand pounds of fresh fruits and vegetables...
"It's turkey season in Middle Tennessee!" announced Phillip Smith of Smith's Painting. The 5th annual 'Turkey Tee Off' golf tournament will be held on Saturday, November 7...
The legendary Jimi Hendrix once wandered into a small club in Murfreesboro and did what he did best, played the guitar.
Gov. Bill Haslam is raising questions about a legislative proposal to ban Tennessee schools from teaching about "religious doctrine" before the 10th grade.
A Murfreesboro man has been accused of stealing a Nikon camera, watches and clothing from Target that was valued at over $1,400.
MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and Walters State President Wade McCamey authorized agreements creating dual admissions and reverse transfer options between WSCC -- with four East Tennessee campuses -- and MTSU, located in Murfreesboro.
A homeless man in Murfreesboro was struck and killed by a CSX freight train around 8:00 o'clock Sunday morning.
The Murfreesboro City Council approved a request by the Linebaugh Public Library System for a $400,000 commitment toward the construction of a Community Technology Center on the campus of Hobgood Elementary School.
The call came in to police shortly after 9:30 on Wednesday night in Murfreesboro.
The Linebaugh Library in Murfreesboro asked the City for funding towards the construction of the Community Technology Center at Hobgood Elementary School.
A couple of short blocks off Middle Tennessee Boulevard just before the I-24 on-ramp at New Salem Highway, highly sophisticated, cutting-edge automated machines are being produced to support the area's expansive automotive industry and other industries.
The proceeds are used for Lions Sight Conservation projects including the eye screening of children from one to six years to detect seven diseases of the eye and provide correction before the child gets too old for correction.
"Many people see their dogs as their pride and joy," said Mayor Dennis Waldron. "The city wants to give people a chance to show off their favorite dogs and to help out a good cause."
The reported subjects were said to be armed with a shotgun and a semi-auto handgun when the aggravated robbery was reported to Murfreesboro Police this past Sunday.
When police arrived at the Kenslo Avenue home of James Everett Moore who goes by the alias of "LOCO," according to a police report, they found a gallon size bag of synthetic weed.
Murfreesboro Electric Department is offering two free, hands-on workshops to help customers lower their electric bill.
The Smyrna Police Department warns local residents in Rutherford County about credit card skimmers.
His duties include overseeing its residential program, facility training and programming for the persons served and coordinating Journeys' protection from harm system.
The City of Murfreesboro has received a Certificate of Authorization (COA) to begin training Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) vehicles in an FAA approved area for governmental operations.
The Honorable Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon Lee will be speaking at an event co-hosted by the Murfreesboro Downtown Barristers Lions Club and the League of Women Voters of Murfreesboro/Rutherford County.
"I'm extremely proud of our two rescue teams that represented our department in South Carolina," said Chief Foulks. "We are happy that all of them returned home safely."
The inaugural 'Boro Art Crawl brought a steady flow of traffic to retail businesses Friday night while showcasing the artistic talent in this community.
RutherfordCABLE President Tara MacDougall told members of the Murfreesboro Rotary Club that the Athena recognition ceremony is stated for Thursday night April 28, 2016 at Stones River Country Club to honor local women for their leadership strength, courage, wisdom and enlightenment.
Murfreesboro Police Detective James Abbott reports Dennis Kado was found dead June 2nd at his home, sitting on the toilet, leaned up against the wall.
Two more fake $20 bills have been used in Murfreesboro in recent days. The cash was spent at the Speedway Gas Station...
From prehistoric hunters through the horrors of the Civil War to the change and growth of our more recent past, the stories we share help define us as a community
The 21-year old victim told police she was watching a movie with a male friend when she fell asleep. She awoke to the 23-year old on top of her.
Almost 300,000 Tennesseans would have access to health coverage if Governor Bill Haslam's Insure Tennessee plan is implemented - but not everyone is happy with the Republican governor's support for expanding coverage.
Overall Creek Elementary School in Murfreesboro is in the money thanks to the online support it received from voters in the State Farm® Neighborhood Assist® program.
This year, a portion of every flu shot given by Reeves-Sain Drug Store will be invested in the local community through the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties.
When the worker asked if she could help him, he reportedly started cussing her in the children's clothing store located in Murfreesboro.
The Cultural Arts section of Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. is currently offering a Poetry Class during the month of September, October and November at Patterson Park Community Center.
The "Fat Man" told the victim that his vehicle had just been wrecked, according to a Murfreesboro Police Report.
That was when Vincent allegedly hopped into her SMART car and accelerated towards the house. She then stopped and put the car in reverse...
The man reportedly asked the woman if she would like to make some extra money by having sex with him on video.
Two plastic baggies containing crack cocaine and a single blue pill were found between the buttocks of a man during a Murfreesboro Police traffic stop.
A 22-year old Murfreesboro woman was pulled over on Broad Street for having a broken headlight. Once stopped, police noted that she appeared nervous.
This time, three females and one male in their early twenties entered the store and loaded shopping bags with undergarments and gym clothes and then ran.
The infant mortality rate in 2013 was down to 6.8 per 1,000 births, the lowest infant mortality rate ever in Tennessee. That is the most recently available data.
Timothy McCoy is bringing new pieces of history to MTSU's renowned Baldwin Photographic Gallery with a new exhibit of his work on egg white- and metal-treated papers, "The Mark of Time."
Four individuals now face charges of "Criminal Simulation" and "Criminal Conspiracy" in Murfreesboro after a recent traffic stop on Old Fort Parkway.
This week the Tennessee State Board of Education launched a review website, https://apps.tn.gov/tcas/ to collect public feedback on Tennessee's grade 3-12 science standards.
Last year's flu season was especially rough, as a harsh new Type A strain burst on the scene after vaccine doses already were brewed, leaving them less effective than usual.
Shortly after the stop was made a K9 Officer showed up and walked around the vehicle. The K9 alerted that drugs were present in the vehicle and police then searched the SUV.
A woman recently stole a small gold bar from Jim's Coin Service in Murfreesboro and later tried to resale the $3,500 precious metal at another coin shop.
The victim told authorities that a woman entered her store and wanted to return a human hair extension that had been purchased.
The employee who reported the theft told police two men entered the store and grabbed six pairs of pants and then fled the scene.
A recent study shows Tennessee ranked sixth in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men.
Sickle Cell Disease is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders that affects nearly 100,000 Americans.
Two of the founding fathers of the modern civil rights movement capped off Constitution Day festivities at MTSU with lessons from the past for the benefit of future generations.
Murfreesboro might have a new City Attorney, but it's still an ongoing process.
Guest performers include Ginny Owens, Cindy Morgan, and Andrew Greer to accompany the dinner provided by Demos' Restaurant and Peter D's.
This is the second time the event has been held in Murfreesboro. In 2013, the United States Dog Agility Association selected Tennessee Miller Coliseum as the facility of choice to host the event with over $1 million pumped into Rutherford County during that week.
Officers made their way to the concrete path and found a subject wearing a sleeveless shirt while sitting on a bench with his pants around his ankles.
In some cases, depending on your income bracket at the time of winning $1-million, the taxes can be as high as 39.6% or $396,000.
Four new downtown Murfreesboro venues will host a brand new addition---a Beer Garden---to the fourth annual Wine Around the Square (WATS) Saturday, Sept. 19.
State Senator Jack Johnson (R-Franklin) filed legislation to stop local governments from enacting any charter provision, ordinance, resolution, referendum or regulation which requires a company bidding on a public construction project to employ individuals that reside within their jurisdiction.
Family Campouts at the Barfield Park in Murfreesboro are always full of laughs and a good time.
An unknown person broke into the Barfield Park Concessions stand where baseballs are stored and stole 48 baseballs.
The Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department is on the move this week. They'll be in the areas of Manchester Highway, Mercury and Rutherford Boulevards and Main Street picking up yard waste this week.
The state Supreme Court is hearing two cases that ask the question how many times a driver must cross the center line before they're stopped for a violation.
Middle Tennessee State University is again recognizing outstanding alumni who bring the university prestige and distinction through their professional careers, loyal support and service to the wider community.
The report shows, "She told Corporal Sanders [female officer] that she had a crack pipe concealed inside her...
Once police were on the scene, they spoke to several subjects who all said they heard the shots and came outside to see what was happening...
Mayor Shane McFarland recognized Supervisor Lesia McCluskey, Ann Cool, Michelle Kasper, and Bethanne Clayton during the Sept. 3, 2015, meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council...
18 Counts of DUI were filed by the July Grand Jury in Rutherford County.
The purpose of this workshop will be to educate the community on the warnings and signs of abuse and where to get help when needed.
51-Year old James Eddie Crawford was arrested in Murfreesboro on his sixth charge of "Driving on a Revoked License."
If the purchase is made in the future, it means that Murfreesboro Electric will no longer be under the direct discretion of the City of Murfreesboro.
Most recently, a woman entered the Belk store at the Avenue and took four pairs of Polo jeans into the dressing room.
Even with the availability of naloxone, the opioid overdose antidote, and fewer prescription drugs being diverted, the number of Tennesseans who die each year due to drug overdoses increased again in 2014.
Two Democrats are introducing legislation to allow all firearms to be banned at major sports and music venues.
A woman who is believed to live in Murfreesboro on Tellico Avenue allegedly loaded up $483 worth of groceries while at the South Church Street Kroger store...
The City Solid Waste Department advises residents in Zone 2 in the eastern portion of Murfreesboro from Hwy 70 to Hwy 268 that Knuckle boom trucks will be working in the area beginning today (Monday).
First Lady Crissy Haslam kicked off the event by applauding attendees for their dedication to advancing education and discussing education initiatives such as Raise Your Hand TN and the Governor's Books from Birth Foundation.
Bob Gerard, Rutherford County executive of Fifth Third Bank, and Jennifer Williams, controller of Murfreesboro Medical Clinic, will co-chair the upcoming Rutherford Heart Walk on September 19 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is raising its rates, but customers of Murfreesboro Electric Department will not feel the sting of higher power bills.
The annual Try Boro Kids Triathlon was a fun success in the City of Murfreesboro.
45-Year old Michael Edward Brown was arrested in Murfreesboro in the area of Mercury Boulevard.
A 77-year old man called the police after he received a phone call from an unknown man telling him he had just won $250,000.
We're already getting a hint with the weather that it won't be long until fall arrives. As crews step-up the pace to complete their projects, traffic challenges increase. City Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential 'Boro Hot Spots between today and August 29th.
Week of Welcome activities will run from Friday, Aug. 21, through Monday, Sept. 7, when "Eighties Night" -- a fun time in what's typically a quiet zone -- takes place from 6 to 9 p.m. in the James E. Walker Library to conclude the special events.
A 27-year old Murfreesboro man who told police he is employed as a social worker has been arrested on "Aggravated Solicitation of Statutory Rape" charges.
Harley Davidson motorcycle reported as stolen on Wednesday in Murfreesboro. T
A Rutherford County Circuit Court jury found two men guilty in a murder-for-hire plot involving one of the men's wife, who was supposed to be killed just days after he took out a $6 million life insurance policy on her.
Once at the apartments, another victim reported an altercation over a television took place inside his apartment just prior to the shot being fired.
The female told police that a man wearing a cowboy hat exposed himself to her while running on the Greenway in Murfreesboro. The incident was reported at 8:30, Tuesday night.
More car burglaries have been reported in Murfreesboro as more and more people continue to leave valuables out in the open.
MTSU anthropology professor Dr. Kevin Smith will discuss the past of and future for Murfreesboro's historic "Old City Cemetery" Thursday, Aug. 20, as the special guest of the Rutherford County Archaeological Society.
Gov. Bill Haslam says he has seen wide agreement on a statewide tour about transportation that Tennessee needs more money for road and transit projects.
As it turns out, Brandon Richmond Bowling was taken into custody while at work at a sandwich shop on Middle Tennessee Boulevard...
To make matters worse for the homeowner, the car that was parked in the garage was also taken in the burglary. The car was a 2002 Jaguar XT-3.
Tourism-related spending in Rutherford County in 2014 increased from $291.52 to $307.47 million, placing Rutherford County in the top 10 counties across the state, for travel-related expenditures.
The annual 5K will be in downtown Murfreesboro on Saturday August 22, 2015.
The City Solid Waste Department advises residents in Zone 4 along Thompson Lane that Knuckle boom trucks will be working in the area beginning Monday, (Aug. 17).
The Community Yard Sale was recently held at Cannonsburgh Village in Murfreesboro.
An armed robbery was reported on Riviera Drive at Eagle Street Friday morning around 4. The victim told police she was on her way to her home...
Former Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg was humbled and delighted to accept the awards for his late father and grandfather during the Class of 2015 induction ceremony for the Tennessee Journalism Hall of Fame.
Murray was busted at the Mapco gas station on South Church Street at Middle Tennessee Boulevard. Evidently, a Murfreesboro Police Officer recognized him as someone who has a warrant for his arrest.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties is set to host its After School Network Summit (formerly called Education Action Week) on August 25, 2015, from 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Conference Center in Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland took questions from local residents last Wednesday (8/12/2015) on the WGNS' Action Line radio broadcast. As in the past, the mayor contacts officials in city departments for accurate responses. Here are the results of some questions, just hours after the program was aired.
The victim was taken to St. Thomas Hospital in Murfreesboro and later transported to Vanderbilt in Nashville. Parks survived the shooting and is out of the hospital today.
Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) called for repayment of $280 million raided from the state's highway fund from 2001 to 2007.
The subject was caught on camera and police have released the photo captured on the tape (see above).
Apparently a 13-year old child spent the night in the McCord home, which is where the said abuse took place.
This summer, in addition to picking up some home grown tomatoes, you can pick up some research-based knowledge as well.
MTE Customers Care recently awarded scholarships for 10 local students.
"Give me the cash and don't play around," is what a pizza delivery man was told in Murfreesboro while two handguns were pointed at him.
Around the same time a bomb threat was called into the Walmart on South Rutherford store on Wednesday, a robbery unfolded at The Pointe Apartments on North Tennessee Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Bomb threat at Murfreesboro Walmart store unfounded.
Comparisons of dental health before and after fluoridation in Tennessee showed a 75 percent decline in decay of children's permanent teeth from the early 1950s to the late 1980s.
39-Year old Groves will appear in court on September 29, 2015 to face "Evading" charges and charges for "Driving on a Revoked License."
He was under the care of his uncle who reported him missing when he did not return home or report to work.
DUI Number Four is what a Readyville woman was charged with after being checked by an officer while parked on the Rutherford County Square.
A local man is facing his third DUI charge after being stopped by police at close to 3 AM on Saturday in Murfreesboro on Broad Street.
"It is important that your government be open and transparent. The office of Property Assessor discovers, lists and values over 112,000 parcels of Real and Tangible Personal Property in Rutherford County having an appraised..."
State Representative Mike Sparks of Smyrna was in Murfreesboro on Tuesday to speak with a small group of volunteers who are working hard to solve the ongoing problem of synthetic drug use.
A Georgia man has been arrested after he allegedly visited various pharmacist around Murfreesboro in an attempt to fill a prescription for Promethazine with Codeine.
The Linebaugh Public Library System is set to launch the highly-anticipated 'WiFi ToGo' program August 1.
Looking for a full time job? Amazon is hiring and will host a job fair at the fulfillment center on Joe B. Jackson Parkway tomorrow (Wednesday) from 1-5pm.
The Consolidated Utility District is donating a Ford truck to the Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department.
On Tuesday, a woman at Altitude Apartments on Bradyville Pike told detectives that she was raped in the parking lot of the apartment complex at 1 in the morning.
Someone called the police on a man with two flat tires in the parking lot of the Kangaroo Gas Station on Northfield Boulevard in Murfreesboro, suspecting he may be intoxicated.
Retired farm worker Alton Batey watches the world pass by from the front porch of the Lee Road home near Smyrna where he's lived all 88 years of his life.
A 19-year old man from Atlanta has been charged with three counts of prescription drug fraud in Murfreesboro.
Police responded to the scene just after 11 p.m. Wednesday when an employee working in the area reported seeing a male suspect fire a handgun into the air...
Metro Sex Crimes detectives are asking for the public's assistance in identifying the man who digitally raped a female resident of Brentridge Apartments in South Nashville after entering her apartment through an unlocked door late Sunday night.
Jason B Bour, owner of the Bour Insurance Agency representing Farmers Insurance, announced he will wear a dress to help raise money for the 9th
Annual Women's Council of REALTORS(r) Handbag Auction.
An event to raise awareness on the tragic loss of young lives in America from teen violence, bullying and teen suicide will be held in Murfreesboro on July 25th.
On appeal, the defendant insisted that the trial court's ruling in regards to his sentencing was "ambiguous at best and should be vacated." The courts did not see eye to eye with his argument and Grissom, who was homeless when the robbery occurred in 2012, will now have a bed to rest his head at night.
The Murfreesboro Planning & Zoning, Engineering and Building & Codes departments 2014 Year End Building Construction Activity Report is available for viewing online on the City of Murfreesboro website.
An 18-year old female in Murfreesboro called the police after an older man allegedly sexually assaulted her.
A "Shots Fired" call summoned Murfreesboro Police to a home in the 1400 block of Bradyville Pike.
Armed Rutherford Countians are standing guard outside the U.S. Military Recruiting Center on Old Fort Parkway and they say they'll stay there until there are laws allowing the recruiting personnel inside to arm themselves.
Legislation, unanimously supported by Tennessee's House Delegation, would repeal ban on military personnel carrying firearms on bases and recruitment facilities.
THP Colonel Tracy Trott calls it predictive analytics. It uses color-coded data to predict the future and prevent highway deaths.
Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran becomes 'Boro motorists' best friend by helping you to avoid traffic challenges that could slow you down today through July 25th.
While criminal charges have not been filed, some legal action is moving forward. WGNS' Ron Jordan explains...
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a now former caseworker from the Tennessee Department of Children's Services accused of unlawful sexual contact with a woman...
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties will host the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce's Business Before Hours in partnership with Middle Tennessee State University Athletics...
WGNS spoke to a Murfreesboro man who just left his doctor's office after learning that he would soon lose his foot due to a lack of circulation.
A Murfreesboro man has been accused of cashing three checks belonging to someone else.
While "Tennessee Achieves" has been operating a pilot program for the last four years, additional funding helped expand it this year.
A Cannon County man was arrested for shoplifting in Murfreesboro after he allegedly was caught shoplifting over $500 worth of merchandise from Walmart.
Lisa Marchesoni, the Public information officer for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, confirmed they investigated the incident.
Middle Tennessee State University and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry have partnered to launch the Tennessee Business Barometer, a new quarterly index capturing the mood and outlook of business leaders statewide through online surveys.
Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold confirmed that in this day and age, local jails are becoming the mental institutions for those without help...
Opponents of privatized probation agencies argue that these companies are profiting off of the poverty of individuals struggling to make ends meet.
The victim grabbed his .357 Magnum and fired a single shot at the unwelcomed intruder.
Guest speaker, Courtney Morgan, will teach about how and why Monarch butterflies travel from Mexico to Canada and the long journey back.
When the deputy turned on his blue lights the subject took off at a high rate of speed.
Desktop computers are pricey, but that is no excuse to steal one.
Someone stole a motorized wheelchair from a Murfreesboro grocery store. The chair in question is for disabled customers of Kroger on Lascassas Pike in Murfreesboro.
M-TEK will break ground on a 63,800-square foot, two-level building, located on 10 acres on the northwest side of Gateway Boulevard and Garrison Drive.
LifeFlight 5 is officially operating from the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport from a temporary location until a permanent pad can be constructed.
"Officer Holobaugh has the heart of a public servant," said Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman. "We are proud of his efforts to make Murfreesboro a safe community and for his dedication to public service."
The car was a 1997 Buick LaSabre that was parked at Pouge's Body Show when it was taken.
Creekside at Three Rivers is adding on to their Murfreesboro campus. They are adding a total of 36 additional suites at 2744 Ashers Fork Drive.
Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro will hold 40-days of prayer starting on August 14, 2015. Christy Sanford told WGNS...
60-Year old William Seigler, who was convicted on three counts of "Attempted Rape of a Child" in Rutherford County in 2008, will remain behind bars.
A 27-year old homeless man has been arrested after punching another homeless man in the face.
Imagine waking up to someone inside your apartment. That is exactly what occurred at an apartment on Brown Drive in Murfreesboro.
When the two came to a stop, the driver of the truck got out and attempted to open the door of the victims car.
The brother of NewsRadio WGNS' Bryan Barrett passes away. Timmy Barrett suffered a heart attack at the age of 53.
An alleged intoxicated driver was arrested after fleeing from police at a Murfreesboro Krystal's restaurant.
Authorities have asked the public to be on the lookout for a 24-year-old man who escaped custody after he was sentenced at the Bedford County courthouse.
Representatives from each municipality and the county government met on June 16, 2015, to discuss solid waste issues that will seriously affect Rutherford County within the next 15 years.
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department received word Tuesday that the department is the recipient of a Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation grant totaling $16,293.07.
AAA forecast the most auto travelers for the Independence Day holiday on record, and motorists in Florida and Tennessee found the cheapest gas prices for the holiday since 2009, while gasoline in Georgia was the lowest since 2010.
An electrician from Waltham, Mississippi has been arrested in Murfreesboro. Evidently, Wayne Roger LeBlanc was indicted on charges of "Conspiracy to sell Heroin or Cocaine." He has also been charged on five felony counts of possessing heroin.
The police reports continue to funnel in for cars with missing titles or missing cars all together from Nashville Motor Cars, a dealer that recently closed in Murfreesboro (July 2, 2015).
For 13 years, Smyrna High School (SHS) student Collier Nodine, now 15, was an athlete. If there was a sport to be played, he was doing it.
A 55-year old Murfreesboro man who rented a vehicle and later returned it at a different location out of state, got quite the surprise. The car cost him over $7,000.
There was an armed robbery at the Memorial Boulevard Dairy Queen on Wednesday night. The incident unfolded around 9:00, at the location across the street from Middle Tennessee Christian School.
The City of Murfreesboro's Purchasing Department has launched an online vendor registration and solicitation notification system called VendorLink. The system allows businesses to view and download solicitations at no cost, at any time, from any computer with Internet access.
Two Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captains and one Driver will retire this month. Captain Ricky Jones will retire July 3 with 37 years of service, Driver Eddie Mitchell will retire July 3 after 31 years of service, and Captain/Shift Inspector Randy Rae will retire after 30 years of service on July 11.
Phil Holt, 2014-15 United Way Board Chair, said, "The name United Way Celebration is very appropriate. This event celebrates the positive impact being made in our community."
Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department will begin accepting applications for the 13th session of the Citizens Fire Academy (CFA) on Wednesday, July 1.
Five key bills sponsored by Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) are among 171 new laws which will become effective in Tennessee on Wednesday.
Four alert health professionals each recently recognized something was wrong when screening four different mothers in the Baby and Me Tobacco Free program. In each situation, during a breathing evaluation...
A convicted sex offender wanted in Bedford County for violating the Sex Offender Registry laws was captured in Murfreesboro.
AAA projects 41.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home this Independence Day, the most since 2007...
The three-day conference provided school counselors in the Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County public school systems with information on postsecondary education options, workplace trends, skill gaps, and careers.
The City Council is going digital. Thursday night, they approved to adopt a new process of paying with the new Enterprise Resource Planning Software.
The Salvation Army Family Store near Broad Street between West Main and Vine, was badly damaged. Right now volunteers are working to properly clean the site.
On Sunday (June 21), a male subject was the operator of a vehicle that was stationary with his emergency flashers on located at Interstate 24 westbound near the 127 mile-marker in Coffee County.
A convicted sex offender in Murfreesboro has been arrested after police found him to be within 1,000 feet of a school.
The Live 4 Tay Foundation will host its 6th Annual Play 4 Tay Benefit Softball Tournament on September 5th through the 7th in Murfreesboro and LaVergne.
A total of three murder cases will be heard in Rutherford County courtrooms in the upcoming months. District Attorney Jennings Jones told News Radio WGNS...
Library of the future? Since 2013, that dream is finally coming true for the Linebaugh Library in Murfreesboro.
A 19-year old man was arrested shortly after police got a call about a suspicious subject walking around an apartment complex with a "big bottle of alcohol," carrying a pool stick and "breaking into vehicles."
Police went to Motel 6 on Chaffin Place in response to a noise complaint. Once on the scene, they met with Belve Joseph Norman in room 207.
The Murfreesboro City Hall Art Committee is pleased to announce an exhibit of paintings by Carol Curtis in Murfreesboro's City Hall, June 16-July 24, 2015.
Felony charges could be filed in a credit card fraud case that unfolded at the Auto Outlet on Broad Street in Murfreesboro, if charges are pursued.
The Murfreesboro 2035 Task Force gathers Wednesday, June 17 to hear a presentation from consultant Kendig Keast Collaborative (KKC) on Parks and Natural Resources as part of the process to develop a 20-year comprehensive plan.
A first of its kind in the country community for homeless veterans is in the works here in Murfreesboro. Hope Farms Village could soon be in place of a mobile home park just off Memorial on Cedar View Drive. That's across the street from Family Worship Center.
Counterfeit 20-dollar bills were used to purchase food at two fast food restaurants on Memorial Boulevard. Two 20-dollar were used at McDonald's 1706 Memorial Wednesday and two more at the nearby Taco Bell at 1702 Memorial.
Last week's news that Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Cooperative was in negotiations with the city Murfreesboro of to purchase its electric distribution system raised many questions in the community.
A 24-year old Murfreesboro man who is homeless has been accused of sexual contact with a minor. Jordan Trey Harris, who goes by the nickname of Platypus, was arrested on Wednesday.
Driving on a suspended license for the third time was the least of Amanda Nunez's trouble when she was pulled over in Murfreesboro this week. Nunez, who is from Lebanon, Tennessee, was stopped for a turn signal violation.
The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County has a new publication looking at Murfreesboro's past, focusing on the areas of education, public health, and transportation. The guide is designed to accompany the Heritage Center's exhibits about Murfreesboro.
The Murfreesboro 2015-2016 Budget Plan will give over $291,000 to local non-profits.
"Amazon is proud to call Murfreesboro home and we're always looking for ways to give back to our community," said Scot Newport, general manager of Amazon's Murfreesboro fulfillment center. "We're excited to partner again with Read To Succeed to promote literacy and encourage a love of reading."
The Murfreesboro Airport is not the only growing airport in Middle Tennessee. Plans are in the making for the construction of a taxiway at the Smithville Municipal Airport.
And so it begins! Ford of Murfreesboro is under construction, but they are still open!
A female went to the Murfreesboro Police Department on Tuesday to report a business that she claims has illegal gambling machines.
Apparently, the culprit broke into the back door of the business. The unknown thief stole two TV's, an IPad and about $105,000 worth of cigarettes and cigars.
Gas prices could finally be reaching their peak as the rate of increase at the pump is beginning to stall. Since last Sunday, the average price for gasoline rose 5 cents in Georgia and 1-cent in Tennessee, but declined 1-cent in Florida. In the 'Boro, the week started with $2.32/gallon regular gas at some discounters.
Registration is open and underway for Murfreesboro Soccer Club's (MSC) Recreational and Select Summer Camps and the 2015/2016 Select Strikers and Recreational soccer program.
Evidently, a neighbor is claiming the driveway to get onto the property is on his property and not the property overseen by Hippie Tom.
NewsRadio WGNS has leearned that a murder case will hit the local courts this month. Facing charges is 22-year old Brandon D. Buchanan (pictured).
When cutting edge science and engineering join forces to assist the human body, the possibilities for improving our day-to-day lives are endless!
A report from the nonprofit transportation research group TRIP shows Tennessee is among the 20 worst states when it comes to rural non-Interstate traffic deaths.
The Memorial Day weekend ushers-in the start of summer, and since school is out there are more cars on the road, plus vacation travel bumps the traffic count up as well. It's also the perfect time for construction. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran gives his forecast for areas to avoid in the 'Boro today through May 30th.
A number of years ago, a security guard working at a property in Middle Tennessee, killed another man. We promised the former security guard that we would not release his name, only this audio segment and a picture of him today, years after that life altering incident. WGNS is passing along this story to you, because it serves as a reminder that we never truly know what someone is going through, nor where they have been.
The TBI and the FBI raided the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Thursday morning. WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to TBI Public Information Officer Susan Niland outside of the Sheriff's Office.
Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained additional indictments for a former employe