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Sunday Night E. Jefferson Pike Home Fire

Dec 05, 2021 at 10:29 pm by WGNS

(WALTER HILL) On Sunday evening (12/5/2021) firefighters were called to a structure fire in the 300 block of East Jefferson Pike, that's between Hedgeapple Road and the Middle.... Read More

FREE Drive-Through Cannonsburgh Christmas Lights

Dec 05, 2021 at 08:59 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department encourages the public to drive-through Cannonsburgh Village at 312 S. Front Street and enjoy the FREE Chri.... Read More

46th Annual SMYRNA CHRISTMAS PARADE Went Perfectly!

Dec 05, 2021 at 04:23 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) The 46th annual Town of Smyrna Christmas Parade and Food Drive was held at 2:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon with sunny skies and temps around 60. .... Read More

Santa Is A Pat's Fan: OHS 43 - Summit 26

Dec 04, 2021 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

Football & Christmas Parade: a winning combination! There were two major events this weekend: Oakland High School is now the TSSAA State 6A Champions defeating Summi.... Read More

Fleet Feet's "FROSTY FUN RUN"

Dec 04, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Several hundred runners with a wide diversity in age and hometowns gathered at Hop Springs on the John Bragg Highway at 10:00 o’clock Saturday morni.... Read More

Early Saturday Morning Blaze

Dec 04, 2021 at 10:46 am by WGNS

An early Saturday morning (12/4/2021) blaze destroyed a structure on East Gum Road. Firefighters arrived to find the detached garage fully involed. Flames were quickly ex.... Read More

MPD officer retiring after more than two decades

Dec 04, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 3, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Allen Cox is retiring after more than 27 years of dedicated service.Cox began his.... Read More

Ram's Seasonal Road Reports

Dec 04, 2021 at 07:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  We're about to get another touch of winter, and Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran warns motorists of potenial chal.... Read More

La Vergne Fire-Rescue Saves The Day

Dec 04, 2021 at 06:48 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, TN)  On Friday 12/3/2021) a fortunate pup was rescued by a team of firefighters from La Vergne's stations 41 and 43.  The Akita pup was trapped in a 15-.... Read More

Tree Lighting Ushered In The Christmas Season!

Dec 03, 2021 at 09:55 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  With temperatures near 60, all ages gathered around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse to talk with Santa and watch the lighting of our county's Ch.... Read More

Information Needed on Womans Death as Investigation Continues

Dec 03, 2021 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

Shontisha Marie Rutland’s family will spend another holiday season without knowing the circumstances of her death in the summer of 2020.Rutland, 22, of Nashville, freque.... Read More

MTSU students gain experience testing state government waters at collegiate legislative sessions

Dec 03, 2021 at 03:54 pm by WGNS

MTSU again was a major player in the recent Tennessee Intercollegiate State Legislature, which annually provides interested college students from across the state with a.... Read More

UPDATE: February Murder on Eweing Blvd.

Dec 03, 2021 at 12:06 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a shooting that left one dead in Murfreesboro earlier this year  Ewing Blvd. With the details, here is Rutherford County District Attorney Jenn.... Read More

Data Shows Increase in Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence

Dec 03, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC) researchers, as part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM).... Read More

Blackburn, Tillis, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Prevent Settlement Payments for Illegal Immigrants

Dec 03, 2021 at 10:28 am by WGNS

U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) joined Senator Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) and 27 Senate colleagues in introducing legislation to prevent payments for legal settlem.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Announces Dodd as New County Facilities Director

Dec 03, 2021 at 10:20 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Adam Dodd will assume the role of Facilities Director for Rutherford County on December 6, 2021, Mayor Bill Ketron announced this week.Dodd will fi.... Read More

TN Senator to File School Board Pay Equity Legislation

Dec 03, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

A State Senator is trying to ensure that school board members across the state receive equal pay.State Senator Todd Gardenhire (R-Chattanooga) announced Friday that he is.... Read More

Park planning in West Murfreesboro would shift to new location if “property swap” with MTE wins City Council approval

Dec 03, 2021 at 07:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, Dec. 2, to approve City staff moving forward with negotiation, due diligence, and document prepa.... Read More

42.8% Of Tennessee Homes Sold Above Asking Price

Dec 02, 2021 at 07:30 pm by WGNS

The median sale price of Tennessee homes between January and September of 2021 was $317,726. Over the same period, 42.8% of Tennessee homes sold above asking price, compared t.... Read More

Pastor on Trial for Rape Thursday Found Dead in Murfreesboro Parking Garage as Jury was Deliberating

Dec 02, 2021 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: A Florida pastor who was accused of raping two young girls while visiting Murfreesboro in 2014 went before the Rutherford County Courts on Thursday (12/02/2021) for t.... Read More