Murfreesboro's Single-family permits and New Commercial development declined in 2017, but residential construction by dollar value in the same period increased 15 percent.
The disclosure is part of VA's promise of transparency to Veterans and the American people, and builds on VA's strong record of transparency disclosures -- including on wait times...
The Murfreesboro man plead guilty to Sexual Battery, which is a Class E felony. He will now have to register as a sex offender...
Debuting their signature blend of quality and convenience in the Murfreesboro market, Nashville-based convenience store brand Twice Daily and White Bison Coffee opened their first joint store at 110-A John Rice Blvd. on Jan. 15.
Gas prices increased across most of the country during the past week, and here in Murfreesboro prices have remain at $2.29 per gallon.
State Representative Mike Sparks (R-Smyrna) has been appointed Vice-Chair of the House Calendar & Rules Committee by Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville).
The 11th Annual Excellence in Education Gala will honor Drs. Mary and Max Moss on January 26, 2018 in the ballroom at MTSU's new Student Union Building.
Sunshine and temps around 40 made a successful Martin Luther King, Jr. Day march.
The old saying "if you don't like the weather one day, wait for tomorrow" is certainly true this time of the year in the 'Boro. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran guides motorists away from congested areas today through January 20th.
Postponed due to weather Friday: The man accused of attacking and raping an 85 year old woman in her garage was scheduled to appear in a Rutherford County Courtroom this past Friday morning (1/12/2018). However, that did not occur due to inclement weather. His new date before a judge will be on January 31, 2018.
Murfreesboro is awarded a $6-million T-DOT grant for a new transit facility and office at the corner of West Main Street and Bridge Avenue.
A Murfreesboro Podiatrist will be sentenced to prison later this month on January 26, 2018. 51 Year old...
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, all City of Murfreesboro offices, most recreational facilities, and senior services at Patterson Park Community Center will be closed on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018.
The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Breakfast Celebration, hosted by the NAACP-Murfreesboro Branch, will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 9 AM in the Tennessee Room, James Union Building on MTSU campus.
This woman, who is 53 today, talked about her ex and the violence and torment he caused in a way that would make one vomit. At one point, he broke her ankle so that she could not run from him. When her left ankle finally healed, he broke her right ankle.
Pam Miracle was a nursing assistant at Boulevard Terrace nursing center in Murfreesboro when she disappeared in 1991.
The new week brings more normal temperatures, and that will allow construction crews an opportunity to get their projects back on schedule. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists where to avoid now through January 13th.
Monday night is Community Night for clients at Doors of Hope, when everyone gathers for the weekly meeting and meal.
The weather will be pretty warm on Saturday at 32 degrees with a low down to 19 degrees under sunny skies.
No, this bitterly cold weather is not a record breaker for the season, but it feels like it.
The body of a woman who went missing from Bonner County, Idaho in 2014 was recovered in a remote and wooded area of Kootenai County, Idaho. Kootenai and Bonner Counties are neighboring counties in North Idaho.
WGNS has an update on a family of six that lost everything in a recent fire.
A local attorney is going to pay the bill for you to get a sober ride home on New Year's Eve this year. Attorney John Day stated...
Oil prices reached new heights yesterday, causing a bump in the road for falling gas prices. Discounters across the 'Boro made equal 14-cent jumbs to $2.19 per gallon.
Down on the street corner there arose such a clatter, and Ram Balachandran told you what's the matter. Throughout the year, this traffic engineer gives warnings of traffic jams before they appear. Here's Ram's wisdom through December 30th.
The concern stems from a decision made by the Memphis, Tennessee City Council to remove statues in Memphis parks honoring Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Two men and one woman were arrested this past weekend after an alert citizen observed 2 suspects steal a package off a neighbor's front porch.
He has been clean from heroin for 11 months now, but currently lives on the streets. However, the most positive part about his story is the fact that he is indeed clean.
The December discounts keep flowing at the pump. Some discounters in the 'Boro started the week with regular gas for $2.05 per gallon.
Crews are feverishly working to complete the Bridge Over Broad project, while the Murfreesboro City Council is trying to secure a better suited name for the bridge.
In a continued effort to improve care and services to Veterans, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) has acquired four new high-tech weapons to battle deadly pathogens and kill multi-drug resistant organisms.
JoAnne Skidmore lives in Murfreesboro, but that could have changed when she was only 9 years old.
He was born blind in his left eye, he suffered a major car wreck while a teenager, his mother and father left him when he was a kid and he was addicted to cocaine... but is now clean and working to change the course of his life.
The City of Murfreesboro is asking citizens to share their suggestions for naming or re-naming the so-called "Bridge Over Broad" by participating in an online web survey.
The City of Murfreesboro is asking citizens to share their suggestions for naming or re-naming the so-called "Bridge Over Broad" by participating in an online web survey.
Surrounded by trees adorned with thorns in Murfreesboro, Tennessee stands 19 year old Crystal Chaney. The Alabama native is maybe 100 pounds on a day she has eaten a full meal. Crystal and her boyfriend David are homeless.
During the event, guest speaker Tanya Read will tell the story of her 17-year-old son, Nicolas, who was killed on May 15, 2015, as a result of an impaired-driving crash.
If you are brave enough, or perhaps crazy enough to take a dip on January 6th (Saturday), it will be at the Sports*Com outdoor swimming pool. SportsCom Superintendent Bart Fite told WGNS News...
Officer Reginald Primas wrote in a report, "I observed a silver BMW cross three lanes of traffic to get into the left turning lane without using a turning signal while on Middle Tennessee Boulevard near South Church Street." After the local officer observed the lane change, he pulled over the car over.
The state's lowest prices continue to be in Murfreesboro with several discounters offering regular gas at $2.11 per gallon.
Students decided to bring the Ethics Bowl to Rutherford County so that their fellow high school students in the area could participate, learn, and compete.
Santa Claus will be in the Rutherford County Courthouse on Friday evening. Thom Christy with Shackletts Photography stated...
Make sure your mower is properly winterized because it maybe a while before you use it again. Chris Tackett at Tri Green Equipment in Murfreesboro said...
Conservative Republican Joe Carr has launched his first radio ads for the special election in the 14th State Senate Republican primary election scheduled for January 25th.
Long term, there is a possibility of a light rail commuter line between Rutherford and Davidson Counties.
If Murfreesboro School Director Linda Gilbert and about 7,000 screaming Murfreesboro City Schools' students have their way, the Education Day partnership with MTSU and the Lady Raiders basketball team will never end.
After a somewhat volatile month for prices at the pump in November, gas prices opened December on the decline. Here in the 'Boro, several discounters opened the week with regular gas at $2.13.
Christmas decorations are around the area, lights adorn area homes and crews hustle to catch-up before winter sets in. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists where to avoid between now and December 9th.
The 2018 One Book of Rutherford County selection will transport readers back to the future, the selection committee announced.
To date, the City has received approximately 33 percent of household responses.
The young boy told the courts how helpless he was when the grown man, who he said he looked up to, started touching him on a regular basis
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.
Murfreesboro and Rutherford County incurred over $663-thousand in debts for the October 28th protest on the historic square.
The annual Double Challenge means that the first $31,000 will be matched, thanks to generous investors, through December 1st!
The City of Murfreesboro Transportation Department will conduct a comprehensive study of the stop conditions in downtown Murfreesboro to determine whether traffic warrants additional signage at more than a dozen intersections.
The annual One Nation Under God Prayer Breakfast takes place on Tuesday in Murfreesboro. Mike Gann with the Exchange Club told WGNS...
Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate the rape of an 85 year old woman who lives in the Mitchell Neilson area. The woman was attacked around 1:00 in the afternoon on Tuesday, November 14, 2017. WARNING: This story contains strong language and description of a violent crime
What is called an "Elopement" was reported at TrustPoint Hospital in Murfreesboro on Wednesday afternoon.
Heather Dawbarn, Rutherford County register of deeds since 2010, has been elected president of the Tennessee Register of Deeds Association, a statewide organization that represents the interests of the state's 95 registers.
A Christiana, TN man was charged with the manufacturing or the delivery / sale of a schedule six drug after being pulled over by Murfreesboro Police
Anthony Bush is the son of Anthony and Melissa Bush of Murfreesboro, Tenn. He is also the brother of Amber Bush and Ashley Bush. The airman is a 2015 graduate of Blackman High School, Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Greenhouse is scheduling times for people to come in on November 17th to pick up a free turkey if they cannot afford one.
The annual Veterans Day Tribute was held on the Murfreesboro square at 11:00 o'clock Friday morning. Skies were sunny with a slight breeze, and temperatures were in the upper 40s.
Greenhouse Ministries is hosting a turkey drive on November 16 from 6 a.m. until 5 p.m. in the hopes of receiving 500 turkeys from the community.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this Friday night...
Greenhouse Ministries accepted a grant for $20,000 from Publix Super Market Charities.
The Murfreesboro City Council has narrowed their choices for the sale and development of the old First Methodist Church building at the corner of East College and Church Streets.
Motorists may see higher gas prices this week, after oil and wholesale gasoline prices made solid gains last week. Here in the 'Boro, some discounters opened the week with $2.07 per gallon regular gas.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning a checkpoint this month...
People with state-issued handgun carry permits will be allowed to be armed within Tennessee's new legislative office complex.
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland joined The Trust for Public Land in launching an historic "10-minute walk". All residents should live within a 10-minute walk (or half-mile) of a high-quality park or green space.
UPDATE: WGNS has more information on the overcrowded Canada Geese population at the Gateway Island in Murfreesboro. The birds are actually a health hazard to a big extent...
As reported on Monday, a Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department staff member discovered a sizable fish kill Sunday morning during his routine morning activities at Gateway Island.
The City of Murfreesboro is working with federal agencies to decrease the Canada Geese population around the Gateway Island behind Murfreesboro Medical Clinic.
What can kids do with all of the extra candy they may not like or that parents want to get out of the house? They can send it to U.S. Troops overseas!
The 'Boro International Festival is a celebration of traditional food, music, and art from countries around the world at Cannonsburgh Village.
MTSU students, faculty, staff, and community members have the option of paying $2 per class or purchasing the VIP All-Access Fitness Pass ($30 students, $35 for nonstudent members) per semester.
The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro and the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro announce the 44th Annual One Nation Under God Annual Community Wide Prayer Breakfast at The Embassy Suites Murfreesboro on Tuesday November 21, 7:00 to 8:00 AM (buffet line opens at 6:30AM).
The City of Murfreesboro, one of the fastest growing municipalities in the country, is conducting a Special Census to certify its population growth. The first mailing was sent October 30th.
NewsRadio WGNS will have continuous reporting from the rally events in Murfreesboro and Shelbyville. Continue to check this article for updates.
We have placed a link, that was shared on the City of Murfreesboro's official Twitter page, with a YouTube live stream of the downtown square.
About an hour before the rally permit begins (1:30-4:00PM) both vehicle and foot traffic in the "open" area approaching the square was light.
As the courthouse clock chimed one, police began to search everyone who entered the Murfreesboro public square.
People continue to flow in an out of the Murfreesboro square at 3:30 Saturday (10/28/2017) afternoon.
The organizers of the White Lives Matter rally announced shortly after 3pm they were cancelling the event in Murfreesboro.
No injuries were reported, and no damages occurred during a rally Saturday in downtown Murfreesboro.
"For safety reasons, backpacks, purses and other bags will not be allowed into the rally Saturday in downtown Murfreesboro," said Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Murfreesboro Interim Police Chief Michael Bowen. Everyone will be searched prior to entering square...
Mr. Ulrich Ankersoe owns the building where Maple Street Grill and later The Gavel once called home. Ankerson, who lives outside of the Rutherford County area, made the trip to his building to prepare for the Saturday rally in fear that the front windows would be broken.
The City of Murfreesboro Police Department and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office will partner with federal, state, and other local law enforcement agencies to ensure the constitutional rights and safety of citizens at an event, Saturday, October 28 in downtown Murfreesboro.
A SILVER ALERT was issued for 83 Year old Benny Kirby, who was reported missing Wednesday night. Murfreesboro Police found him at WalMart and took him safely home.
In addition to a prayer vigil on the local square Wednesday night, local business leaders are also letting their voices be heard. Peter Demos, founder of Peter D's who is also part of the Demos' restaurants, said this prayer...
44 Year old Ryan Stone of Murfreesboro has been charged with one count of statutory rape. The Wenlon Drive man will make his initial court appearance on November 21st.
Approximately ten gunshots were heard in the 300 block of East McKnight Drive on Monday (10/23/17) night around 8:00.
The rally that will take place on the Murfreesboro square this coming Saturday is gaining more and more attention of law enforcement and local leaders.
Randl Arthur Roth, 49, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the former owner of Murfreesboro-based Nashville Motor Cars Premier car dealership, was sentenced Tuesday (10/24/17) by Chief U.S. District Judge Waverly D. Crenshaw, Jr., to 24 months...
Despite the recent downward trend, the state average remains 13 cents higher than pre-Hurricane Harvey levels. Here in the 'Boro, one discounter started the week with regular gas at $2.11 per gallon, and several were $2.15.
In an effort to insure peace when outside groups protest in Murfreesboro on Saturday (10/28/2017), in a voice of unity--many businesses in the downtown district are closing that day to show outsiders there is no desire to encourage hate. Other plans are in place to maintain peace.
Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorist of potential trouble spots to avoid today through October 28th.
Nashville Metro Police are asking for the public's help throughout Middle Tennessee in locating a domestic violence suspect.
According to their rating system, Murfreesboro received a score of 12, which is extremely low on their list. Nashville had the highest score...
At the recent African American Heritage Society black tie affair, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland made a statement about the proposed upcoming that has been labeled as a White Lives Matter event.
More than 500 MCS Extended School Program (ESP) students from eight schools will benefit with after school programming thanks in part to the receipt of the 21st Century Community Learning Center grant.
Murfreesboro Fire Rescue's Districts 1, 3, and 8 responded to a duplex fire located at 819 Vine Street just before 10:00 am Wednesday.
A construction worker in Murfreesboro told police he walked into the Florence Road Market on Broad Street at Florence Road and soon after he walked in, he saw his minivan drive away. Evidently, the victim left his van running while going into the convenience store.
Some of the world's most competitive people hate losing more than they enjoy winning. Eric Ramsay has never been the most competitive member of the Central Magnet chess team.
Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.31 per gallon , after dropping 8 cents during the past week. The biggest weekly discounts were seen in Cleveland (-12 cents), Johnson City (-12 cents), and Chattanooga (-10 cents). Here in the 'Boro, prices remained relatively stable with one discounter starting the week at $2.20 per gallon.
Five firms have submitted ideas or proposals on what to do with the old First Methodist Church building off the Murfreesboro square. Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland stated...
A bullet was picked out of an interior wall next to a bedroom door by Murfreesboro Police in the Cason Lane area...
The Boro Art Crawl celebrated its second anniversary Friday night as its largest turnout shopped, strolled, enjoyed delicious treats and enjoyed 70-degree temps.
Temps were in the low 70s when the 11th Annual Middle Half Marathon began on Greenland Drive Saturday morning. Almost 3,000 athletes lined-up next to the Dean Hayes Track and Soccer Stadium.
Construction crews are working to complete work before cold weather hits. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists of potential trouble spots in the 'Boro for today through October 21st.
You'll have a chance to put your veins where your cheers are and prove that you really do BLEED BLUE FOR MTSU. The seventh annual blood drive takes place 10:00AM to 6:00PM Monday through Wednesday (Nov. 13-15, 2017) at the Campus Recreation Center.
The October Boro Art Crawl celebrates it's second birthday from 6:00 to 9:00 this coming Friday evening.
A new class that will soon be offered in Murfreesboro starting next month, will help someone become a community activist or perhaps a politician...
Students who graduated from Rutherford County Schools last year earned an eight-year high average score on the ACT assessment, according to information released today by the Tennessee Department of Education.
Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Melissa Wright reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time. City property taxes are normally due by Dec. 31 but payment can be made on or before January 2, 2018 without incurring interest charges.
We're not the only ones who feel that Murfreesboro is a great place. WaletHub lists "The Heart of Tennessee" as the 6th Fastest Growing Mid-Size City in America!
AAA reports that Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.47 on Sunday. In Murfreesboro the week opened with some discounters dropping 20-cents to $2.29 per gallon.
Heroin, methamphetamine and stolen merchandise was Murfreesboro Police reportedly found on a man accused of stealing items from Walmart.
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A 25 year old Nashville man has been charged by Murfreesboro Police with Aggravated Rape and Aggravated Domestic Assault.
A taste of fall is gearing crews up to finish jobs before winter hits. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential trouble spots today through October 7th.
Imagine contracting Lime Disease upon your move to Tennessee... possibly from a tick bite. Then, after battling that for a full year imagine a diagnosis of breast cancer that spreads to the bones in your back, your pelvis and even your ribs. That is the life that Cathy Hoag in Murfreesboro has experienced in recent months.
The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department is proud to announce the opening of Richard Siegel Park Fields 16-21 located at the old Jordan Farm Property, 1233 Cherry Lane in Murfreesboro.
The City of Murfreesboro is closing a half-mile section of Haynes Drive (Thompson Lane to Wiltshire Dr.) to thru traffic this weekend for removal...
The VA Medical Center recently held an outing at the new Miracle Field Complex in Murfreesboro. Those who are part of the Community Living Center played an old fashioned game of baseball...
The Tennessee Fisher House, located on Alvin C. York VA Medical Center Campus, 3400 Lebanon Pike, Murfreesboro, TN, opened November 7, 2013. The house's objective is to provide the best care possible to the families of military personnel receiving medical care.
A Trooper saw and approached the vehicle were it had stopped to check on the driver. At this time the Trooper observed the driver to allegedly be under the influence with the driver refusing to exit the SUV and left the scale complex at a high rate of speed.
Podiatrist John J. Cauthon, 51, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., was convicted Wednesday (9/27/17) by a federal jury of four counts of health care fraud involving a 16-month scheme to defraud Medicare...
Kirkland's Inc., a national specialty retailer of home décor, will host a painting session and meet-and-greet with artist Lisa McReynolds at its Murfreesboro, Tenn., location Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Crews from Murfreesboro Electric have returned from Florida after helping with hurricane damaged electrical lines. The crews stayed a few extra days than expected and returned this past weekend.
Gas prices are on a steep slide after reaching 3-year highs due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. However, that has not happened in the 'Boro.
We are now officially in the fall season, and construction sites are putting the hammer to the metal in order to be on schedule before winter. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of potential traffic jam areas to avoid between today and September 30th.
As the City of Murfreesboro grows, traffic congestion continues to be a major challenge for commuters and City engineers seeking to enhance traffic flow.
UPDATE: Jeremy Kelly, who was scheduled to be in court earlier this month (9/11/17), will now see his case go before a November Rutherford County Grand Jury where charges on top of attempted murder could be handed down.
Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC) has announced the arrival of four new physicians: Pediatrician, Amanda Petty Gammel, D.O., Ophthalmologist and Cornea/Refractive Surgery Specialist, Ryan Drumright, M.D., and Family Medicine Physicians, Molly Eaton, M.D., and Paul Myers, M.D.
Reba Loftis last saw her brother in Murfreesboro on February 2, 2006. Since that date, he has been missing. Roger Dale Douglas was Reba's best friend in life.
UPDATE: The body of a deceased man was found behind Longhorn Liquor Store in Murfreesboro on Monday (9/18/17). Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Kyle Evans confirmed with WGNS NEWS, "The body was decomposed and could not be identified."
Crews from Murfreesboro Electric went to Florida to help with the recent hurricanes this past week. Amy Byers, the spokesperson of Murfreesboro Electric said local crews were there to restore power so that residents could start rebuilding their lives...
A fraud investigation is underway in regards to a subject using a credit card to buy two ATV's at a local motorcycle shop.
A steady stream of ships delivering gasoline to Florida's ports are helping to normalize supply levels in the southeastern U.S. Prices have dropped a few center, but they're still almost 60-center higher than prior to the hurricanes.
A former Murfreesboro Police officer who most recently worked for the Mt. Juliet Police Department was laid to rest this past weekend on Saturday (September 16, 2017). The police officer was found dead in her Wilson County home last Saturday (9/09/17).
Red Cross volunteers and local partners will be canvassing neighborhoods, installing free smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms and helping families create escape plans in Murfreesboro.
The City of Murfreesboro is proud to announce the launch of an innovative design to its new city government website. The new user-friendly site can be accessed at the same location,www.murfreesborotn.gov.
Local nonprofit Doors of Hope is pleased to announce it has received a federal grant from the Department of Justice.
Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department will host its annual Greenway Arts Festival at Old Fort Park along the Stones River Greenway on September 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
At the third of four Senate health care hearings this month, held to hear testimony from state flexibility experts, Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said that any health insurance compromise for a stability bill including cost-sharing payments must also include real flexibility for states.
Murfreesboro Police recently responded to Walmart on Rutherford Blvd. in regards to an armed man who was reportedly shoplifting.
The threat of high winds has forced Greenhouse Ministries to move its "Game Day" Fundraiser inside at World Outreach Church at 6:30PM tonight (Monday).
Saturday morning brought sunny skies with temps in the low 60s, perfect for the annual HEART WALK on the campus of St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital. Over 1,000 walkers help to exceed the goal.
Absolutely gorgeous fall temps mixed with periods of heavy rain makes a formula for "traffic challenges". Here are Ram Balachandran's "warning spots" from now through September 16th in the 'Boro.
An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the arrest of a Smyrna man, who is charged with multiple counts of rape and battery.
In Murfreesboro, a young man who was playing a video game in his apartment had his AR-15 in his lap when he got a little too excited. Sgt. Kyle Evans explains...
Senate Republican Caucus Chairman Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) is among seven Tennessee legislators who will join delegates from across the nation in Phoenix, Arizona on September 12 at the Balanced Budget Amendment Planning Convention.
An aggravated robbery that took place in the 1000 block of Peachtree Street in Murfreesboro is under investigation. The incident unfolded this past Saturday night (9/2/17) at 9:00PM.
48 Year old Jeffery Allen Anderson has been charged with one count of "Rape of a Child" and one count of "Aggravated Assault."
It's been a longtime since the majority Murfreesboro discounters had gas prices that not only were almost identical ($2.59), but were above Nashville's and the states' average price per gallon. The week started with most local discounters offering petro for $2.59, a 50-cent increase.
Ericia Baggett was bullied throughout her school years due to her weight. "People would mistreat me," she said. Nevertheless, she found an escape in artwork. During middle school and high school she won numerous awards...
The Murfreesboro resident is accused of engaging in sexual activity or simulated sexual activity for a teenager to view by way of the internet (This information according to the charge of TCA 39-13-529 (b) against Moore).
As Saturday's MTSU season-opening football matchup with Vanderbilt nears, Middle Tennessee is making fans aware of some fan experience changes in store for this season...
Special Kids was nominated for this year's True Inspiration Award by Beau Noblitt, the Owner and Operator of two Chick-fil-A restaurants in Murfreesboro, TN; the city in which Special Kids is located.
Murfreesboro Rescue Workers are on standby and ready to head to the Houston, Texas area if needed. Murfreesboro City Manager Rob Lyons stated...
Christmas on the minds of some: Murfreesboro and Rutherford County are in search of a large tree to celebrate Christmas this holiday season.
Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D., visited Feed the Children's distribution center in La Vergne Wednesday (8/30/17).
As a company that owns and manages multiple complexes in Murfreesboro, we take pride in the fact that we are responsible for helping to develop a sense of community for our residents.
In nearby Coffee County, a social media threat toward Coffee County High School was investigated.
A local organization called Dagorhir (pronounced Dagger-Here) meets at Barfield Crescent Park on Sundays and fight. Not fighting that ends in injury, but fighting that ends with a clear winner or a clear loser. It's a game.
The total enrollment for students in PreK- 12 grade has increased 25% from last school year and PCA now has more than 470 students enrolled for the 2017-2018 school year.
According to the United States Department of Justice, only 30% of sexual assault cases are reported. Brenda was one of the cases that never went to police...
More and more talk is circulating about the idea of tearing down or moving confederate statues in Murfreesboro and throughout the state.
We have another update on the Murfreesboro Greenway as the next phase of construction begins...
Murfreesboro Fire Rescue is pleased to announce an addition to the MFRD family, Teri Herron. Teri is the department's new Logistics Manager, selected from a list of qualified applicants.
Motorists did not have to wait until fall to see gas prices move lower. Some local discounters in Murfreesboro started the week at $2.01.
UPDATED PHOTOS: Murfreesboro went dark around 1:30 Monday afternoon as the Great American Total Solar Eclipse breezed across our city at 1,800 miles per hour.
Thousands of people descended upon Middle Tennessee State University for the Great Tennessee Eclipse Monday (Aug. 21), knowing that it was a good chance they wouldn't be around for the next total eclipse over this area -- five-plus centuries from now.
At times, his mind might not agree with reality, which is common in the world of mental illness diagnoses.
On Friday the Murfreesboro Police Department held a special ceremony during which four sergeants and two lieutenants received promotions.
68 Year old Russell Ashton served our country in the Vietnam War, he was in the US Army. When he returned, like many Vietnam Veterans, he went straight to work.
The deadline to purchase tickets to the United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' Community Celebration is approaching on August 23. The Celebration is set for Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Embassy Suites by Hilton in Murfreesboro.
Riverdale High School's Marcus Pendleton is competing in ABC's "Boy Band" television show. The 16 year old junior is one of 30 vying in front of celebrities for the position.
As for fear, she worries about her safety the most. She worries about being killed more than being dirty.
Several cars were shot in Murfreesboro this past Sunday morning at 3AM. The incident unfolded in the area of South University Street and Reid Avenue.
The Tennessee Association of Broadcasters concluded its 2017 Annual Conference at Murfreesboro's Embassy Suites Wednesday by presenting the Distinguished Service Award to Whit Adamson.
The Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro is always in need of volunteers... If you like the arts, you may want to think about helping out.
An aggravated robbery was reported in Murfreesboro this past Saturday night around 10:00. The hold-up allegedly occurred at the M&S Market on West Clark Blvd.
Prices at the pump are holding steady, declining only fractions of a penny over the weekend. Some 'Boro discounters started the week at $2.04 per gallon for regular gas.
The Jesse C. Beesley Animal Foundation conducted its Annual Blessing of the Pets this past Saturday, and it was a huge success.
Several hundred persons gathered around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse Sunday evening voicing opposition to the violence that has taken place in Charlottesville, Virginia.
The tenth fastest growing city in the U.S.A. obviously has lots of construction, and that brings challenges for 'Boro motorists. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns of areas to avoid today through August 19th.
On Saturday morning, MTSU's Murphy Center was filled with laughter, cheering and a few tears as 791 new alumni were created with the awarding of diplomas during the summer commencement.
A Murfreesboro man known for his positive involvement with soldiers has seen a change in his plea date to Monday, August 21st instead of August 11th as originally scheduled.
The American Red Cross urges blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage.
Homes in the $200,000 to $350,000 ballpark are selling like hotcakes, according to a large number of individual realtors with different firms.
On Friday evening (8/4/2017), Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold was inducted as president of the Tennessee Association of Chiefs of Police.
The giant girders connecting the north and south sides of the Bridge Over Broad are installed, and traffic is given a green light in all directions.
Being your authentic self allows you to unequivocally and unapologetically be who you are and enjoy being you," says Phyllis Qualls-Brooks, former executive director of the Tennessee Economic Council on Women.
FOUND: Murfreesboro Police have cancelled a SILVER ALERT for a missing elderly woman.
Gas prices saw another round of increases last week. A few 'Boro discounters started the week at $1.98.
During the hearing Detective Krieb stated that the defendants actions amounted to a "Horrible misuse of the medical profession," and then suggested that she was caring for patients who were in great pain and were dying.
Construction projects are in high-gear and traffic challenges are throughout the city. Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran alerts Murfreesboro motorists of areas to avoid today through August 5th.
The new Villages of Murfreesboro are holding a grand opening and ribbon cutting in late August and reports indicate they aim to recognize several women from Rutherford County's past.
Authorities responded to a call at Campus Villa Apartments on Greenland Drive early Thursday (7/27/17) morning in regards to a shots fired situation.
UPDATE: The celebration of life for The Honorable Keith Siskin will be August 12 at World Outreach Church. Visitation with the family at 9AM and service at 10AM.
The growth in Murfreesboro continues. Assistant City Manager Jennifer Moody commented...
Fire service personnel from all over the state are in Murfreesboro during July 22-25th for the 49th Annual Tennessee Fire Chiefs Association (TFCA) Conference at Embassy Suites.
Gas prices have been on a rollercoaster ride this summer. In the 'Boro, some discounters are offering regular gas for $1.97 per gallon.
Scientists have been "doing" teleportation since 2006, so why did China get so much media attention when they talked about it recently? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...
The money is being paid out to several people, but authorities declined to say exactly who's getting it, saying the recipients wished to remain anonymous.
UPDATE: 45-Year-old Ronald David Harris was scheduled to file a plea in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom on Friday (7/21/17), but instead asked for a complete trial.
Coach Kermit Davis and his MTSU Men's Basketball players will spend time with 80 campers who have special needs next week.
Perhaps you've passed the building being renovated at 423 North Maple Street, and wondered who would be moving there?
IN COURT ON FRIDAY: 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.
Seth Weathersby told WGNS, "Gateway Urgent Care is Murfreesboro's newest, largest and most advanced urgent care."
Murfreesboro City Schools invites parents, students and families to its district-wide open house. All Murfreesboro City Schools will be hosting an open house at their school on Thursday, August 3, 2017.
According to a loss prevention employee, the subject allegedly stole two Apple TV receivers, a Garmin GPS unit, a Google home Wi-Fi system, a speaker sound bar and ironically, a security camera system.
Someone stole $30,000 worth of HEAVY DUTY / thick copper wiring out of a company shed...
Tennessee House Speaker Beth Harwell (R-Nashville) Tuesday appointed State Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) to the Tennessee Maintenance of Certification Task Force.
Step into the past...it's prom night in the 1950's...a night that will bring memories for years to come...especially if the memories include MURDER.
I-24 East just before Medical Center Parkway was shut down due to an accident around 5:30 on Tuesday evening in Murfreesboro..
While school is not in session, the Blackman High School family has been dealt a blow with the death of two students while three others were injured in a weekend car crash.
Authorities in Middle Tennessee are on the lookout for a missing man.
Peter D's American Southern Bistro has been honored for its outstanding wine program in Wine Spectator's 2017 Restaurant Awards.
A 34 year old man in Murfreesboro has been arrested and charged with sexual battery. The suspect was accused of attacking a woman outside of Haynes Manor Apartments as she was walking her dog.
One of the two teens killed in the crash that also injured three other Blackman High School students has been identified by his family.
The Blackman community came together to mourn the loss of two teens and pray for the recovery for three others hurt in a car crash.
Rutherford County, Tenn. Domestic Violence Program & Sexual Assault Services was awarded a grant from The Healing Trust, whose purpose is to facilitate access to compassionate healthcare services for the most vulnerable people in Middle Tennessee.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has announced its 2017-18 board officers and members.
For the first time in history the total assessed value of property in Rutherford County passes $7 Billion dollars!
Rutherford County Democratic Party Chairman Matt Ferry says that the organization that he is with stands out strongly against acts of hate crimes in this community.
Middle Tennessee State University is playing host this week to a delegation of schoolchildren, teachers and administrators from China's Dongcheng Educational Group for the sixth in a series of reciprocal visits between the institutions.
Sears Holdings announced Friday that 43 more stores will be closed in the U.S. this year. Murfreesboro is not on the list, and the only Tennessee store is a Kmart in Jackson.
Single-family residential detached permits in Murfreesboro continue their upward trend in 2017.
The City of Murfreesboro continues to experience growth with the population expected to grow to 228,000 by 2035. "Finding available, affordable housing is getting more difficult..."
On June 19, 2017, Jewel Moses Bess appeared again before the Rutherford County Courts. Bess was aiming to have his murder case re-heard.
The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance wants to help consumers avoid getting scammed by offering tips on how to navigate air conditioning repair.
Three suspects from an armed robbery and stolen car are in custody in Murfreesboro with the help of Murfreesboro Police Dept K9 Juice.
About 41 guns were stolen from unlocked cars or truck within the city limits of Murfreesboro in recent weeks.
Nationally, Independence Day travelers enjoyed the lowest fuel prices in decades. Here in the 'Boro, some discounters offered regular gas at $1.83 per gallon.
Celebration Under the Stars in Murfreesboro was both musical and enjoyable for local residents. The event was held at Sports*Com and the Mcknight baseball fields on the 4th of July.
A special guest will be visiting Murfreesboro next week... The famous Oscar Meyer Weiner!
City Manager Rob Lyons announced Friday the appointment of Sherry Carpenter, former city treasurer and personnel director, as interim HR director.
Unity in the Community Football Camp was recently held at Patterson Park Community Center in Murfreesboro.
In the city limits of Murfreesboro, it is only permissible to use fireworks on July 3rd, 4th, and 5th between the hours of 10:00 am and 11:00 pm.
Sizzlin' weather is back this week and Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns Murfreesboro Motorists where to avoid hot tempers in traffic jams now through July 8th.
A federal grand jury in Nashville, Tenn., returned a 40-count indictment yesterday, charging 11 members of the Gangster Disciples with conspiring to participate in a racketeering enterprise that included multiple murders, including the murder of a witness...
A vacant rental property on Minerva Drive is no longer vacant after unknown persons moved into the home and even had their utilities turned on.
The Murfreesboro Planning Commission will gather to conduct a public hearing on the Murfreesboro 2035 Comprehensive Plan at 7 p.m., Wed., July 12, 2017.
On Thursday (6/29/17), a resident on Granite Springs Way told police that someone shot a total of twelve windows at her home.
On May 30, 2017, TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center delivered their first triplets since the hospital opened in 2003.
On Tuesday, June 27th, a new home was moved into in Murfreesboro. This is not just any home though, it is a Habitat Home.
Police located the deceased person inside a parked vehicle.Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS, "The death is not believed to be suspicious.
Tuesday (6/27/2017) morning's six-vehicle crash at the intersection of Fortress and John R. Rice Boulevards (Manson Pike) here in Murfreesboro is believed to have started at a Franklin, Tennessee church.
State Representative Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) announced that he and State Representative Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro) will be hosting the Fourth Annual Empowering Women Event at 5:30pm on July 10th in the Sports*Com Meeting Room.
Most of us think that a $30 to $50 problem is only a minor issue in life, but when you are trying your best to make ends meet, that $30 problem can feel like a $1,000 setback.
Grab your banjos and shine your dancin' shoes-- the 40th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days old-time music and dance festival is set to kick off July 7th and 8th, in Cannonsburgh Village...
Gas prices opened the summer travel season averaging the lowest price in 12 years. Since June 1, Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.07, 9 cents less than the same period last year, and the lowest since 2005 ($2.03). Here in the 'Boro, some discounters started the week at $1.86 per gallon. That's a 10-cent drop from the previous week.
"[The Subject] apparently became fixated on [the victim] and has created an ongoing fictional relationship."
Thursday, June 23, 2017 saw a gathering of forty fans of Rutherford County's Stones River National Battlefield celebrating the accomplishments of the 'Friends of the Stones River National Battlefield' over the past year.
On May 10th the Dollar General Literacy Foundation presented Read To Succeed a $15,000 grant for Adult Literacy programs and a $15,000 grant for Family Literacy.
An 18 year old in Murfreesboro got quite the surprise after accidentally firing a .380 pistol... into his foot.
Kayla Sides Watson, a 2012 graduate of Blackman High School and a 2016 graduate of East Tennessee State University, was commissioned into the U.S. Air Force as a 2nd Lieutenant by Lt. Col. Clark Harrell
Tangerine Salon and Spa will present the fourth annual United We Style event to benefit United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties again this year.
A Halls Hill Pike man has been accused of writing bad checks to multiple businesses in Murfreesboro and beyond.
Motorists are finding some of the lowest gas prices of the year. Tennessee gas prices should hit their lowest point of 2017 early this week.
Saturday is the final day to enjoy the talents of dance troupes at International FolkFest. Free performances 8:30 Saturday morning until 12:30PM around the Historic Rutherford County Courthouse. The final performance is Saturday night at 6:00PM in the Bell Buckle Banquet Hall. Both Saturday performances are free.
Tennessee gas prices are falling after oil prices suffered big losses during the week. Some discounters in the 'Boro started the week at $1.98 per gallon.
When you look over police reports, you discover the good, the bad and the ugly about a community. Here's a small sampling of some calls local officers have made over the past few days.
A stabbing occurred in the Southridge area off South Church Street around 9:00 o'clock Saturday evening.
It's back--The Cripple Creek Cloggers is hosting the thirty-fifth International Folkfest. Steve Cates will be on the WGNS Action Line Tuesday morning (6/13/2017) from 8:10-8:35AM.
For the first time in history, a Tennessee high school will compete in the Great Race's X-Club category for vintage cars.
One re-encoded credit card was seized by police when they went to arrest a suspect in a case that involved a $12,000 theft from Sam's Sports Bar in Murfreesboro.
State Senators Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) and Jim Tracy (R-Shelbyville) announced today that 13 organizations throughout Rutherford County will receive $78,320 in grants from the Tennessee Arts Commission.
As in the past, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland researches answers for the questions that residents phone to him on his WGNS' radio broadcast. He received two questions dealing with traffic issues on Thompson Lane.
Summer's back in the city, and Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists of potential "hot spots" now through June 10th.
Gateway Apartments, located on Lascassas Pike in Murfreesboro, Tenn., was the site of a fatal shooting last week when eighteen year old Kendrick Love was robbed and killed.
Tennessee gas prices averaged $2.11 on Memorial Day. Here in Murfreesboro, one discounter was offering regular gas at $2.01.
The Consolidated Utility Company on the New Salem Highway is the victim of a fraud to the tune of $48,450.
A Blackman Middle School Coach has been arrested in Murfreesboro. WGNS' Ron Jordan has more...
A police report showed, "Germaine Dunlap, Jr. was mirandized and confessed to firing the gun while sitting on the toilet."
There will be an organizational meeting for SAVE OAKLANDS WETLANDS at 6:30 this coming Thursday evening (6/1/2017) in meeting room A at the Patterson Community Center, 521 Mercury Boulevard.
Chinese owned AMC Entertainment has been given the greenlight by the Department of Justice to complete plans to purchase Carmike Cinemas, including one theatre in Murfreesboro and a second that's under construction.
City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran fine-tunes his crystal ball and shows where to avoid traffic jams now through June 3rd.
The Urgent Care Clinic at the Alvin C. York V.A. Medical Center has temporarily moved to building 117, room 114, so that renovation can be done. Patient check-in is now in the main ground-level lobby of Building 3.
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.
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.
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.
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.