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$747K MTSU-led ginseng research alliance funding features major USDA grant award

Oct 15, 2021 at 07:52 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The International Ginseng Institute at Middle Tennessee State University has received a total of $747,500 &.... Read More

Register Now to be in the Murfreesboro Christmas Parade

Oct 15, 2021 at 02:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Applications are now available online for the Murfreesboro Christmas Parade which will be held Sunday, December 12. This year the event will b.... Read More

2020 U.S. Census Numbers Show Rutherford County has Just Under 350,000 Residents

Oct 15, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

New U.S. Census numbers are in and it looks as if Rutherford County has just under 342-thousand residents. County Commission District 20 had the highest rate of growth of an.... Read More

Central Magnet, Thurman Francis ranked among top three middle schools in Tennessee

Oct 15, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Two of the top three middle schools in the state of Tennessee — Central Magnet School, first, and Thurman Francis Arts Academy, third — are from Rutherford County,.... Read More

2021 Special Kids Race on October 30th

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - The upcoming Special Kids Race will be on Saturday, October 30th in Murfreesboro. There will be 15K, 10K and 5K distances. There will also be a one mile&nbs.... Read More

The Webb School gets to celebrate 150th anniversary finale -- in 152nd year

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – It is a year and a half later than expected, but The Webb School’s 150th anniversary celebration finale will be hosted on campus Oct. 21-.... Read More

Thank You Judge Ben Hall McFarlin!

Oct 10, 2021 at 07:26 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro)  General Sessions Judge Ben Hall McFarlin officially retired October 1, 2021, after serving 23-years on the bench. The Rutherford County Commission selecte.... Read More

Blake Tidwell's Visitation Friday, Service Saturday

Oct 02, 2021 at 12:50 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Our community lost a dedicated leader and friend on Tuesday afternoon with the passing of Blake Tidwell. He was a diligent businessman who was always.... Read More

Blake Tidwell Passed Away Tuesday Afternoon

Sep 29, 2021 at 04:38 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Our community lost a dedicated leader and friend on Tuesday afternoon with the passing of Blake Tidwell. He was a diligent businessman who was always.... Read More

MTSU ‘a dream come true’ for student from Brazil nearing spring graduation

Sep 20, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Mariana de Aruajo Bryan was without a doubt the only person in her senior class in high school to put MTSU’s logo under her name as her.... Read More

County School Board Apologizes To Student

Sep 10, 2021 at 09:38 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Rutherford County School Board has formally apologized to the Central Magnet School student who was heckled while addressing its special called meetin.... Read More

Jose Alatorre Drowns In Percy Priest Lake

Sep 05, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Rescue crews recovered the body of 40-year old Jose Alatorre from the Jefferson Springs Boat Ramp on Sharp Springs Road.  The Smyrna resident was locat.... Read More

9/11 Heroes Run NEXT Saturday

Sep 05, 2021 at 08:39 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)   The 9/11 Heroes Run begins at 8:00 o’clock Saturday morning, September 11, 2021, at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza (111 W. Vine St.). The annua.... Read More

What Do You Want In The Future?

Sep 05, 2021 at 07:51 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Rutherford County Library board has established an ad hoc committee to compile information from the public about the types of resources and services n.... Read More

COVID Increases Cancel Non-Urgent Surgeries

Sep 04, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases requiring hospitalization across Middle Tennessee, Ascension Saint Thomas will begin postponing all no.... Read More

RIP Sonny Elam

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County lost a native son, community leader and visionary as Sonny Elam passed away Wednesday (9/1/2021). He was a farmer, long-time county cler.... Read More

Mayor's COVID-19 Briefing

Aug 30, 2021 at 06:31 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Monday evening (8/30/2021), Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland held an open forum about the delta variant's impact on this community. He spoke with Asc.... Read More

FINAL "Friday Night LIVE" on Sept. 3

Aug 28, 2021 at 07:46 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Friday Night LIVE summer concert series on the Murfreesboro Square will wrap up on Friday, September 3rd. Main Street Murfreesboro Executive Director.... Read More

"Delta Covid Surge" LOCALLY!

Aug 21, 2021 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  How is the local Delta COVID situation here in Rutherford County? NewsRadio WGNS spoke with Ascension St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital’s Chief Medical.... Read More

Jonelle Prince Passed Away

Aug 17, 2021 at 09:41 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Our community lost an involved and caring leader with the passing of Jonelle Prince on Tuesday (8/17/2021), just 3 days after her birthday.  Visitatio.... Read More