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MTSU’s Brown receives 2021 Joe W. Kelly Award from American Concrete Institute

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Heather Brown continues to bring notoriety to not only herself but to the highly acclaimed MTSU Concrete Industry Management.... Read More

Murfreesboro Neighborhoods Come Together to Fight Crime with Technology

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

Several neighborhoods are so serious about protecting their streets and children who often enjoy riding their bikes on their dead-end street, that neighbors came together to f.... Read More

TBI Accelerant Detection Canine Recertification

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation next week is hosting 58 canine teams as part of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ annual Accelerant Detectio.... Read More

The Battle of Weight Loss in Rutherford County and Far Beyond

Apr 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

For many, weight loss is tough and diets can be challenging, but the reward at the end of the battle is rewarding. Losing weight can equal not only a better quality of life, b.... Read More

Pretrial incarceration up 163% in 53 Tennessee rural counties

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

By Nadia Ramligan, TN Public News ServiceFor rural Tennesseans, the cash-bail system has accelerated an endless cycle of arrests, excessively high bonds and incarceration, in.... Read More

MTSU among 16 schools nationally to receive student success capacity investment

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University is one of 16 institutions across the country participating in the Association of Public and Land-grant.... Read More

TN Department of Treasury FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2021 Media Contact: Shelli King 615-532-8025 Shelli.King@tn.gov Tennessee Treasury Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Ap

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Treasury is joining organizations across the country April 18 - 24 in recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week to raise awareness of v.... Read More

UPDATE: ATF Offers Reward in Rutherford County, TN Gun Theft Case

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — We have more news on a firearms heist that happened in LaVergne on Monday, April 12th. Now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiv.... Read More

Rutherford County’s First Safe Baby Court Graduation is Friday, April 16

Apr 16, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – On Friday, April 16 at 3:30 p.m., the Rutherford County Juvenile Court will hold the first graduation ceremony of its Safe Baby Court program.Safe Baby Co.... Read More

Special Kids Golf Fundraiser in May

Apr 15, 2021 at 07:12 pm by WGNS

The Special Kids golf event is less than one month away! Special Kids is asking for area golfers to join them on the green Thursday & Friday, May 6 - 7 for the 2021 S.... Read More

MTSU students carry a glimpse of agriculture to local schools

Apr 15, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The schoolchildren couldn’t visit the MTSU Farm, so the farm came to the schools.Numerous MTSU School of Agriculture students.... Read More

UPDATE: Accused Peeping Tom in Tanning Salon Case Arrested

Apr 15, 2021 at 11:41 am by WGNS

NASHVILLE: South Precinct officers Tuesday night arrested George A. Powell, 37, who is accused of invading a woman’s privacy by being a Peeping Tom inside a South Nashvi.... Read More

TN General Assembly passes bill aiming to curb catalytic converter thefts

Apr 15, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

In past news stories you have likely heard about catalytic converter thefts throughout Rutherford County. A catalytic converter is part of a vehicles exhaust system that.... Read More

Firearm Information Privacy Protection Act advances in TN committees, Representative from Murfreesboro Talks About Amendment to the bill

Apr 15, 2021 at 10:20 am by WGNS

Legislation that seeks to protect the anonymity of citizens related to firearm ownership is moving through the Tennessee House committee system.Representative Bryan Terry of M.... Read More

OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

MTSU to resume ‘Don’t Miss Your Shot’ COVID-19 vaccine clinic April 15 with Moderna supply

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU officials announced the “Don’t Miss Your Shot” COVID-19 vaccine clinic sponsored by MTSU Health Ser.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Thankful Taylor, the Story of the Bosom Serpant

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by Dalton Barrett

Did you know there was once a Christiana teenager who claimed thata snake lived in her stomach? Yep. This was a real teenager with areal snake in her stomach. Her case was doc.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health WIC Program Releases WIC Shopper App for Smartphones

Apr 15, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Health announced today the release of the WICShopper application for smartphones. As a part of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, the new W.... Read More

Operation 40 to 40 this Friday - Speeding Citations and More in Rutherford County and Beyond

Apr 14, 2021 at 04:43 pm by WGNS

Drivers driving at excessive speeds on Interstate 840 may expect traffic citations during Operation 40 to 40 from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. THIS Friday from Dickson County to Wilson Co.... Read More

Sex Offender in Barfield Area Sentenced to 245 Years in Prison - Sentence was Reduced on Tuesday after Appeal Filed

Apr 14, 2021 at 04:35 pm by WGNS

Registered Sex Offender Tandy Tomlin, who was found guilty on eight counts of rape of a child in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom and sentenced to 245-years in prison, ha.... Read More