Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force - Operation Red Light

May 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD, CO., Tenn. - Drivers who do not obey traffic signals will be the focus of a traffic enforcement by agencies with the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task For.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Need Help Identifying Shoplifting Suspects

May 13, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives need assistance identifying the two men who allegedly stole two Husqvarna blowers from the Old Fort Pkwy Lowe's store. The theft was reported on Februa.... Read More

Riverdale High FFA Students Plant Garden for Residents at Community Care of Rutherford County

May 13, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Riverdale High School students in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program planted a large garden at Community Care of Rutherford County (CCRC).... Read More

HAPPY RETIREMENT: MTSU honors 55 retiring employees for years of service to students, community

May 13, 2021 at 07:08 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU recently recognized 55 retiring employees as the 2020-21 academic year winds down, saluting their hundreds of combined yea.... Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS: Decoration Day, The Healing Field and More to take place in Rutherford County, TN

May 13, 2021 at 06:33 am by WGNS

Decoration Day will take place at a community cemetery on Sunday, June 6th in the Midland area. Phillip Ryan, who lives in Midland, will be the guest speaker at the Smotherman.... Read More

FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

Rep. Terry of Murfreesboro Brought Awareness to Illegal Organ Harvesting in China and Ended Session by Passing Medical Cannabis Bill in TN

May 12, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The first half of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly, which saw significant progress and protections advanced for Tennesseans, has adjourned.  Representative Bryan Terr.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony honoring fallen goes virtual

May 11, 2021 at 02:02 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The annual Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Peace Officer Memorial Day ceremony in honor of fallen officers will be virtual due to COVID..... Read More

Untold Tennessee: A Year Long Celebration

May 11, 2021 at 09:24 am by WGNS

Governor Bill Lee has announced “Untold Tennessee” as the theme for a yearlong celebration commemorating 225 years of statehood. Tennesseans are invited to attend.... Read More

Middle Tennessee: Women’s Health the Highlight at the Go Red for Women Digital Experience

May 04, 2021 at 07:04 am by WGNS

THIS FRIDAY: The American Heart Association has announced the annual Middle Tennessee Go Red for Women Luncheon "Digital Experience."The event will be this Friday (M.... Read More

UPDATE: Middle Tennessee Electric working 24/7 Fix Burning Power Line on Wednesday Morning in Murfreesboro

Apr 21, 2021 at 08:48 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro)  Middle Tennessee Electric crews never know when they will be called into action.  Around 4:00 o'clock Wednesday morning (4/21/2021), crews were dispa.... Read More

Red Carpet Movie Premiere for "AM RADIO", Starring Omar Gooding at AMC in Murfreesboro This Friday - Filmed in Rutherford County

Apr 20, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

A new movie is being released that was filmed in Murfreesboro. The movie focuses on AM Radio and many of the scenes were captured in the WGNS Radio Studios on South Church Str.... Read More

TUESDAY: Lisa Mitchell

Apr 20, 2021 at 06:10 am by WGNS

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Tuesday, April 20th, 2021 Lisa Mitchell is today's Good Neighbor of the Day for always being there when you need a friend. Lisa Mitchell wil.... Read More

Photo of the Day: Lou

Apr 06, 2021 at 04:00 am by WGNS

by Scott WalkerPhoto Captured on March 1, 2015I saw a tent sitting directly next to the outlet for a tunnel, which was a major thoroughfare in downtown Washington, DC. The tun.... Read More

Former WGNS Personality G. Gordon Liddy Passes Away

Mar 30, 2021 at 08:33 pm by WGNS

Former nationally syndicated talk show host G. Gordon Liddy has passed away at age 90.  Liddy, a key figure in the Watergate scandal who later became a popular radi.... Read More

Habitat's "Leave A Legacy Dinner" with Eddie George

Mar 14, 2021 at 09:01 pm by WGNS

Thu. (August 5, 2021) 5:30-8:00PM Rutherford County Habitat for Humanity’s LEAVE A LEGACY DINNER with special guest speaker Tennessee Titan’s football legend Eddie.... Read More

Six Words... by Dr. Larry Burriss with MTSU

Mar 08, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

Six words total from over 60-books written can equal a non-palatable outcome. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Dr. Larry Burriss…

Winter Storm WARNING Sunday Night - Tuesday Morning

Feb 14, 2021 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Rutherford County and much of Middle Tennessee from Sunday night through Tuesday morning.  WGNS W.... Read More

Long Lines Continue to Renew Automobile Tags at Rutherford County Clerk's Office

Jan 07, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

Expect long lines if you are renewing your automobile tags...The drive-thru line at the Rutherford County Clerk office located in Murfreesboro is longer than usual. The reason.... Read More

UPDATE on Local Murder Case in Rutherford County

Dec 28, 2020 at 11:23 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives investigated the death of Erick Bixler who was found deceased on July 26, 2020. Bixler was found dead at.... Read More