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Ram's Winter Road Reports

Jan 22, 2022 at 08:57 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  How do chilly winter days and frigid nights impact construction? Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran reports on.... Read More

TRUE BLUE ‘MTSU Promise Tour’

Jan 22, 2022 at 07:47 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  In a three-week stretch, Middle Tennessee State University’s transfer admissions team will meet with prospective students at nine community col.... Read More

UPDATE: Justin Gordon Charged 2X Attempted 1st-Degree Murder

Jan 21, 2022 at 10:23 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The man accused of coming at two Murfreesboro police officers on Friday afternoon and cutting them with a box cutter has been arrested. 21-year old Justin Gordo.... Read More

One in Custody and Two Officers Injured

Jan 21, 2022 at 06:16 pm by WGNS

  Two Murfreesboro Police officers were injured after being attacked by a man with a box cutter. The incident occurred as the man threatened to take his own life, accord.... Read More

Tennessee Family Fighting Pediatric Cancer Explains How the National Blood Donation Crisis Affects their Child’s Care

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

The Red Cross is experiencing a historic blood donation crisis. Blood donations are at their lowest in over a decade. Donations are crucial in helping people make swift recove.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry Files Legislation Requiring Local Support for Any Landfill Expansion

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD(R-Murfreesboro) has filed legislation to require a letter of support from local governments for any application to expand or modify an existing.... Read More

Man from TBI ‘Silver Alert’ pronounced deceased after car found in creek

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

The search for a man who was entered as missing under the Tennessee Silver Alert program has sadly ended. Donald Alvarez, who was last known to be in the Coffee County area, e.... Read More

In Case You Missed It: Houses Selling for More Than Asking Price in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:20 pm by WGNS

WGNS spoke to Realtor David Estes with Parks Realty about the housing market locally. Estes recalled what a home with 3-bedrooms and a 2-car garage once sold for in the Murfre.... Read More

Barnett plans to use background in classroom, transportation department as first Assistant Director of Transportation withing Rutherford County Schools

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:14 pm by WGNS

As the first assistant director of transportation, Wanda Barnett plans to use her extensive experience to serve students to ensure they get to and from school daily.“I&r.... Read More

MLK Day of Service Career Expo Landed Jobs in Law Enforcement and More

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:06 pm by WGNS

Detention supervisors from the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office recruited potential deputies during the MLK Day of Service Career Expo Thursday at Patterson Park Community.... Read More
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Is There A Correlation Between Frigid Temps, Darkness and Increased Crashes?

Jan 20, 2022 at 09:58 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Do dark hours and super cold temps impact traffic crashes? There was a multi-vehicle accident with injuries around 6:00 o'clock Thursday (1/20/2022) night.... Read More

Tennessee’s December Unemployment Statistic Betters the State’s Pre-Pandemic Rate

Jan 20, 2022 at 09:20 pm by WGNS

Unemployment in the state of Tennessee reached a two-year low in December, according to new data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. The state ended.... Read More

Remembering Coach Dean A. Hayes - A Coach with "A Servant's Heart"

Jan 20, 2022 at 07:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — When Ed Arning first started working in the MT athletic department as a student assistant in the Sports Information department, it didn't take.... Read More

Serious Auto Accident on SE Broad Street in Murfreesboro Thursday Morning

Jan 20, 2022 at 06:30 pm by WGNS

UPDATED (Video and Photos) - MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The driver of a pickup truck that was hit head-on jumped out of his vehicle and pulled two men and one woman from.... Read More

Executive Session and Special Meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council scheduled for THURSDAY Jan. 20

Jan 20, 2022 at 11:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Little has been publicly said about a meeting that will take place on Thursday (Jan. 20, 2022) in Murfreesboro. Reports from city officials in.... Read More

STUDY: Local University Creates $1.42 Billion Economic Impact, 11,500 Jobs Across the State

Jan 20, 2022 at 09:01 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University continues to be powerful economic engine for the region and entire state of Tennessee, responsible for more.... Read More

Snow Patrol Closings and Delays for Thursday 01/20/2022

Jan 20, 2022 at 05:12 am by WGNS

Delays for Rutherford County: All Rutherford County Schools will be delayed in opening by 2-hours on Thursday,  Jan. 20, 2022. All bus routes to run 2-hours late as well.... Read More

Rutherford County School student charged in alleged assault after school

Jan 19, 2022 at 07:57 pm by WGNS

Sheriff’s school resource officers charged a La Vergne High School student Wednesday after he allegedly threatened a girl after a ballgame Tuesday, SRO supervisors said..... Read More

MTSU ushers in ‘Year of the Tiger’ in U.S., China with music, dancing, opera

Jan 19, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The eyes of the tiger will be on MTSU during two special online performances to celebrate the Lunar New Year.The Center for Chinese Music and.... Read More

RCS looking to hire 50+ cafeteria workers with starting pay of more than $14 per hour with daytime hours

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:39 pm by WGNS

“In order to run schools,” says Eric Smith, director of school nutrition, “you must do, at minimum, two things. Get children to school and feed them.”R.... Read More