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UPDATE: Rutherford County Still Aims to Study Proposed Purchase of Old State Farm Building to use as a Dispatch Center, Forensic Center and Morgue

Sep 22, 2021 at 11:27 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) - UPDATE: Earlier this year, the Rutherford County Commission voted to move forward with intentions of buying the State Farm building at the intersection.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Artist Closes his "Studio S" Art Studio After 50-Years - Selling Beautiful Pieces

Sep 22, 2021 at 09:24 pm by WGNS

As reported in April, Studio S in Murfreesboro is closing after being a staple in the art community for the past 50-years, according to Lewis Snyder.Stories like this are toug.... Read More

“Operation 35% Illegal Window Tint Enforcement" took place in Murfreesboro this past week

Sep 22, 2021 at 08:44 pm by WGNS

UPDATE - Number of Citations Written Released to WGNS NEWS: Murfreesboro Police and the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force recently cracked down on those who had wind.... Read More

MTSU art alumni, faculty help create unique 2-color prints for Todd Gallery show, sale through Oct. 9

Sep 22, 2021 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University's art and design alumni and faculty are putting their work on the block and on display in the Todd.... Read More

Valentine's Day 2020 Arson Case Arrest Leads to 2021 Conviction

Sep 22, 2021 at 07:17 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(September 22, 2021) A Rutherford County Fire Rescue arson case involving a house fire on February 14, 2020 led to the Apr.... Read More

Small Business Owners are Optimistic in Rutherford County, Yet Hiring New Employees is an Issue

Sep 22, 2021 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

Despite a need of employees to be hired right now, small businesses in Rutherford County and throughout Middle Tennessee fare well right now. Small businesses account for.... Read More

Siegel High School National Beta Club Leadership Summit Winners

Sep 22, 2021 at 02:14 pm by WGNS

  Siegel High School Beta Club's leadership team recently competed with Beta Club members at the National Beta Club Regional Leadership Summit in Bow.... Read More

Yes on 1 Committee Announces Local Leadership in All 95 Counties

Sep 22, 2021 at 12:34 pm by WGNS

The Yes on 1 Committee announced Wednesday morning its regional and local leadership team, naming a county chairman in all 95 Tennessee counties. Yes on 1 will advocate for Am.... Read More

Community Investment Study Group Regarding Funds from Sale of Murfreesboro Electric Resumes Sept. 30th

Sep 22, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Community Investment Study Group will meet Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, to hear a presentation from chairman Rick LaLance and continue develo.... Read More

Car Vs. Semi-Truck Accident on Wednesday Morning in Murfreesboro

Sep 22, 2021 at 10:13 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Wet roads led to a serious car verses semi-truck accident on Wednesday (9/22/21) morning in Murfreesboro. The collision happened around 8:30 AM on NW Broad Street at N.... Read More

Man Dies in Walter Hill Car Fire

Sep 21, 2021 at 05:52 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  A deadly car fire in Walter Hill leaves one male dead. It happened shortly after 10:00 o'clock Tuesday morning (9/21/2021) outside the Dollar Gene.... Read More

$11-Million Class Action Juvenile Arrest Lawsuit

Sep 21, 2021 at 03:54 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  An $11-million class action lawsuit against Rutherford County allows thousands of juveniles who feel that they were arrested illegally to file a claim, bu.... Read More

MTSU makes Princeton Review’s best colleges list for third straight year

Sep 21, 2021 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University returned to The Princeton Review’s annual list of the nation’s best colleges for a third consecu.... Read More

Siegel Middle designated ‘Path to College’ school for third consecutive school year

Sep 21, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

For the third consecutive school year, Siegel Middle has been designated a Path to College school for 2020–2021 by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.Believing it.... Read More

Murfreesboro Water's 'Imagine A Day Without Water' Campaign - Local Students Encouraged to Enter the Artwork Contest

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

As the annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ Campaign is quickly approaching, the Murfreesboro Water Resources Community&nbs.... Read More

VIDEO: Murfreesboro Police Need Help Identifying Subject Who Broke Into Storage Building Behind Business

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are investigating a burglary case that was caught on video. Now, Detectives need your help identifying the man who reportedly broke into an outbuilding tha.... Read More

UPDATE: Police Know Who the Driver Was in a Hit and Run Accident on Sept. 3rd that Caused Over 10,000 to be Without Power

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

We have another update on the hit and run accident that left over 10,000 homes and businesses in the dark.On September 3rd, a driver ran off the road after striking a truck an.... Read More

VOTE on New License Plate Designs for Tennessee

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Governor’s office is asking for residents to vote on the next standard license plate design. Of the four choices, two are a navy blue color and two are whi.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Reflecting on TV Shows in the Older Days, by Professor Larry Burriss

Sep 21, 2021 at 09:21 am by WGNS

Remember the old TV shows like “The Man from Uncle?” Perhaps you think TV shows today are missing something, or even too computer generated? With this nostalgic lo.... Read More

MTSU ‘a dream come true’ for student from Brazil nearing spring graduation

Sep 21, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Mariana de Aruajo Bryan was without a doubt the only person in her senior class in high school to put MTSU’s logo under her name as her.... Read More