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“Child-Only” Families First Participants to Receive a One-Time Payment

Dec 02, 2021 at 04:33 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families Fi.... Read More

Developers Eyeing Land on NW Broad Street at I-840 for Large Scale Project

Dec 02, 2021 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

A future development could take place along Broad Street in Murfreesboro between Interstate 840 and the Harley Davidson dealership. Murfreesboro City Manager Craig Tindall sta.... Read More

Director Deborah Taylor Tate Will Leave AOC After Seven Years Of Service To Judiciary

Dec 02, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro native Deborah Taylor Tate, Director of the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) for the Tennessee Supreme Court, will leave her current role in early 2022 a.... Read More

2-Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies earn top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office

Dec 02, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Two Rutherford County Sheriff’s patrol deputies earned top awards from the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Wednesday.Deputy Austin Watson was named “Deputy of the.... Read More

Man arrested in shooting death of ex-girlfriend

Dec 02, 2021 at 09:59 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives have arrested a Murfreesboro man for the shooting death of his form.... Read More

Librarian scholarship supports MTSU grad student’s focus on diversity, inclusion in classroom

Dec 02, 2021 at 08:43 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — An MTSU student who teaches full time in Metro Nashville Public Schools was recently awarded the first scholarship of its kind at the Tennesse.... Read More

Exhibit Honoring the late Richard C. Shacklett, Murfreesboro's Photo Documentarian!

Dec 02, 2021 at 06:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On a July day in 1935, Richard Claude Shacklett walked into Leo Ferrell’s Photography shop and asked if there was anything he could do. Mr. Fer.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Smyrna's Hart Spring

Dec 02, 2021 at 06:00 am by Dalton Barrett

Big Hart’s Spring is one mile west of Smyrna, just off Sam Ridley Parkway, and carries a beautiful history within our county.   Hart’s Spring is on the west.... Read More

Riverdale choir to commemorate attack on Pearl Harbor; traveling to Hawaii for Dec. 7 memorial parade

Dec 01, 2021 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Former president Franklin D. Roosevelt said it was a day that would live in infamy.The day was December 7, and the year was 1941 and now, 80 years later, the choir from Riverd.... Read More

TNStars to give $5,000 Scholarship this Holiday Season

Dec 01, 2021 at 07:30 pm by WGNS

In the spirit of the season, the TNStars® College Savings 529 Program is again giving one Tennessee child a $5,000 scholarship awarded into a TNStars® account.For the.... Read More

Over $2,000 in Cash Stolen as Woman Tried on Shoes at Local Shoe Store

Dec 01, 2021 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department need assistance from the public in identifying three persons of interest, all wanted for questioning in a theft case. On t.... Read More

Downtown Murfreesboro may see more one-way streets as developers build new structures

Dec 01, 2021 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

There maybe changes in store for the downtown Murfreesboro area near the square...That was Murfreesboro City Manager Craig Tindall. He also commented on the development of a.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee supercharged Tennessee’s economic recovery

Dec 01, 2021 at 05:25 pm by WGNS

Recent research revealed that Governor Bill Lee’s decision to end federal unemployment benefits spurred the largest July hiring spree in Tennessee’s hi.... Read More

City of La Vergne Plans Events, Giveaways to Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Dec 01, 2021 at 05:07 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) To celebrate the City of La Vergne’s 50th anniversary of incorporation in 2022 there are events and commemorative giveaways planned throughout th.... Read More

Insight Counseling Centers Announces Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County

Dec 01, 2021 at 04:59 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. -  Insight Counseling Centers has announced a newly formed group, Insight Ambassadors of Rutherford County.The ambassadors have committed to represe.... Read More

Detectives Continue in their Efforts to Identify Man Wanted for Questioning in Dallas Jordan Barrett

Dec 01, 2021 at 04:37 pm by WGNS

Nashville authorities are circulating security camera photos of a man who is wanted for questioning in hopes of someone in being able to identify him.Detectives say the unkn.... Read More

Trio of Rutherford County Schools students selected to perform at Carnegie Hall

Dec 01, 2021 at 08:42 am by WGNS

Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters recalled her Carnegie Hall debut as “one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life.”Peters had alread.... Read More

Newsweek names MTSU among ‘Best Maker Schools in Higher Education’

Nov 30, 2021 at 07:34 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University has been recognized globally by Newsweek magazine as among the Best Maker Schools in Higher Education 2021.T.... Read More

Gordon to Serve as Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Grand Marshall

Nov 30, 2021 at 02:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO– On the 25th birthday of the Murfreesboro Greenway, Former Congressman Bart Gordon will serve as the Grand Marshall of the Murfreesboro Christmas.... Read More

Murfreesboro man facing charges in fatal Tuesday morning accident on Old Hickory Blvd. near I-24

Nov 30, 2021 at 02:20 pm by WGNS

A 44-year-old man who lives in Murfreesboro is now the subject of a vehicular homicide investigation in Nashville. The victim killed in the auto accident on Old Hickory Boulev.... Read More