A look at how local radio and life in our community intertwine - and a little history of Rutherford County

Aug 11, 2023 at 09:09 am by Producer

Photo of Former State Rep. John Hood, who once worked at WGNS in the late 1940's.

Listen to this morning's show, that highlights local history and how it all intertwines with your very first local radio station... WGNS. 

On the show, you will hear old radio newscast, memories of Rutherford County shared by local residents and more. 


Old News Topics on this Broadcast: 

  • Construction of J. Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna and LaVergne
  • How the Lake Almost Received a Different Name
  • A French Car Dealer Once Called Murfreesboro Home
  • Memories of Braves Baseball
  • WGNS Aired MTSU Sports when MTSU was MTSC
  • The Hardees Playground on NW Broad Street
  • The Soda Shop Inside the County Courthouse
  • The Clock Above the Courthouse
  • Remember Jones Car Wash? 
  • Toot's, Good Food and Fun