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Rutherford County Health Department Offering Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is now offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations.For individuals who receiv.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon Days Announces 2022 at Hop Springs

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:38 am by WGNS

From a sense of sound to image, roots music and Uncle Dave Macon enthusiasts will follow the picturesque vistas of Middle Tennessee to Hop Springs in Readyville, TN.  Roo.... Read More

Hidden Cameras Installed in Rutherford County to Catch those who Litter

Oct 26, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

For those who illegally dump waste in areas of Rutherford County where they think no one is looking…That was Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron who is trying to curb i.... Read More

UPDATE: TBI Now Investigating Shooting Death in Bedford County, TN

Oct 26, 2021 at 07:34 am by WGNS

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation are continuing to seek information in the shooting death of a 52-year-old man.Thoutha Peter.... Read More

Man Arrested After Shooting at Semi-Truck Driver During Road Rage Incident

Oct 26, 2021 at 07:13 am by WGNS

In Nashville, the man accused of shooting at a semi-truck driver during what Metro Police called, “A road rage incident on Saturday night along I-24 East,” has bee.... Read More

As the district’s first Learning Loss Coordinator, Davis working to develop programming to accelerate learning for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Oct 25, 2021 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

Twenty years later, Elizabeth Davis has a rather unique way of recalling her move from Giles to Shelby County when she enrolled at the University of Memphis.Her hometown of Pu.... Read More

Drop in statewide Tennessee Business Barometer fueled by inflation, supply chain worries, worker shortages

Oct 25, 2021 at 05:20 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Outlook among Tennessee business leaders “retreated significantly” in the last three months, driven by inflation fears, a sof.... Read More

One Arrested in Alleged Garden Tiller Theft

Oct 25, 2021 at 05:10 pm by WGNS

WGNS NEWS has an update to a story we told you about earlier this month involving a stolen garden tiller... Now, an arrest has been made. MPD Public Information Officer Larr.... Read More

Tempers Flare Over a Customer's Shopping Cart Outside of a Murfreesboro Grocery Store

Oct 25, 2021 at 04:38 pm by WGNS

Tempers flared on Sunday (10/24/21) outside of the South Church Street Kroger Store in Murfreesboro, where one subject reportedly broke out the rear window of a customers SU.... Read More

Phase B of Stones River Road Water Main Project in La Vergne to Begin in November

Oct 25, 2021 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Phase B of the Stones River Road water main project is expected to begin the first week of November. The contractor expects paving and re-striping of Stones.... Read More

Rare Bleeding Disorders in Tennessee and Finding Answers (with interview)

Oct 25, 2021 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

  An organization in Tennessee is educating others on a rare blood disorder that impacts 20 to 30-thousand Americans...That was Janet Patterson who serves as the Board P.... Read More

Cason Lane Academy to Move Forward with Building Pond, Adding Fruit Trees and Gardens

Oct 25, 2021 at 01:40 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Cason Lane Academy received a special grant through a partnership with the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network after being designated a STEM school by the T.... Read More

Ribbon-Cutting for Tennessee’s First 3D Mobile Mammography Coach in Rutherford County

Oct 25, 2021 at 10:19 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford will host a ribbon-cutting celebration of Tennessee’s first 3D mammogram breast tomosynthesis coach.T.... Read More

Gas Prices in Tennessee This Past Week Saw 2.8-Cent Increase - What's to Come This Week (10/25/21)?

Oct 25, 2021 at 09:48 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have risen 2.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.13/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices.... Read More

A Denied Request to Expand the Landfill and Talks of Solving a Growing Waste Problem in Rutherford County Continue

Oct 25, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Discussions about a denied request for the Middle Point Landfill to expand continue.  Earlier this year on July 9th,  the Central Tennessee Region Solid Wast.... Read More

Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: How Much Involvement in News Should Reporters Have?

Oct 25, 2021 at 07:41 am by WGNS

Reporters and how much involvement should they have within an actual news story? With more on this question, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…Scroll d.... Read More
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Old City Cemetery Tour

Oct 24, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Rutherford County Archaeological Society and the Historic Old City Cemetery Preversation Project held an open house Sunday afternoon (10/24/2021) at t.... Read More

POPE MARCHING BAND was "Contest of Champions" Winner!

Oct 24, 2021 at 06:08 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The 58th Annual Contest of Champions was back at MTSU's Floyd Stadium this past Saturday (10/23/2021).  Pope High School in Marietta, GA was the GRAND CHAM.... Read More

Immigration expert tackles America's xenophobia at MTSU

Oct 23, 2021 at 08:37 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A renowned professor, author and historian will put the focus on one of America’s ugliest open secrets Tuesday, Nov. 2, when she talks with a M.... Read More

Ram Warns About Fall Construction and Driving

Oct 23, 2021 at 07:32 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Fall is in the air and that means winter is not too far away. Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran points out areas t.... Read More