A Denied Request to Expand the Landfill and Talks of Solving a Growing Waste Problem in Rutherford County Continue

Oct 25, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Discussions about a denied request for the Middle Point Landfill to expand continue.  Earlier this year on July 9th,  the Central Tennessee Region Solid Wast.... Read More

Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: How Much Involvement in News Should Reporters Have?

Oct 25, 2021 at 07:41 am by WGNS

Reporters and how much involvement should they have within an actual news story? With more on this question, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…Scroll d.... Read More

First Responders in Rutherford County to host Trunk-or-Treat Event on TUESDAY (10/26/2021)

Oct 21, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

  On Tuesday (October 26, 2021), kids can wear their costumes and meet Sheriff's Deputies, Murfreesboro Police Officers, State Troopers and more. Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More

New Museum to Help Tell Rutherford County's Story on Local Square

Oct 20, 2021 at 09:04 am by WGNS

A new museum will soon be open in downtown Murfreesboro. The museum will be inside the Rutherford County Courthouse.County Mayor Bill Ketron told WGNS NEWS…Ketron said.... Read More

Trick-or Treat Event with Local Emergency Responders

Oct 18, 2021 at 03:47 pm by WGNS

Another trick-or-treat event has been announced for children in the Murfreesboro area. Next Tuesday (October 26, 2021), kids can wear their costumes and enjoy a safe Trunk o.... Read More

Two Trout Releases Scheduled for Rutherford County Before End of Year

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) has scheduled their winter trout stocking project, which will take place before the years end.The TWRA reports that trout will be.... Read More

Open Burning in Rutherford County Requires Permit: October 15-May 15

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— (October 14, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) reminds the community that beginning October 15, a permit from the State will be required.... Read More

THEFT: Police Ask for Help in Identifying the Man Behind the Tiller

Oct 13, 2021 at 12:06 pm by WGNS

  Murfreesboro Police are investigating a case involving a stolen tiller. Property Crimes Detectives report the theft occurred behind a business in the 500 block of West.... Read More

Photo of the Day: Life is a Highway... Well, Route 66 is a Highway

Oct 12, 2021 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

Photo by Scott WalkerJanuary 10, 2020 along Route 66Route 66 was once the main artery through the desert lands of the west, leading to the metropolis of Chicago. The route was.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department and Partners Open Additional COVID-19 Testing Site on North End of County

Oct 07, 2021 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(October 7, 2021) Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD), City of La Vergne, and CH Consulting Solutions are partnering to offer COVID-19 testi.... Read More

Local Hospital Shares Tips for Saturday's Middle Half Marathon Prep

Oct 07, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

The 13th annual Middle Half Marathon is on Saturday and this year’s race will be on a slightly different course. Officials told WGNS NEWS the race will start in front of.... Read More

Rutherford County EMS of the Year Honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro

Oct 07, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Alice Swinford, Paramedic, was honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday October 6, 2021 as the Rutherford County EMS of the year at a special luncheon at Thro.... Read More

Tuesday: Keith Holbert Sr.

Oct 05, 2021 at 08:30 am by Producer

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner:  Keith Holbert Sr.  The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesbo.... Read More

TUESDAY: Sarah Murfree

Oct 05, 2021 at 06:09 am by Producer

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Tuesday, October 5th, 2021 Sarah Murfree is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for helping her friends during some tough times. Sarah Mu.... Read More

HELP WANTED: WGNS Radio is Looking for a Diverse Personality that can Tackle New Digital and On-Air Sales AND Become an On Air Talent

Oct 01, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

WGNS is Hiring WGNS Radio provides more local news than any other media outlet in Rutherford County. With two presets on the FM dial and one on our original AM frequency,.... Read More

Suspects arrested after gunfire in parking lot during local high school football game

Sep 29, 2021 at 04:51 pm by WGNS

No one suffered injuries after a man allegedly fired a handgun in the air in a rear parking lot during the Stewarts Creek High School football game Friday, a Rutherford County.... Read More

Murfreesboro Parks and Rec talk about a long list of upcoming events, including haunting good times for October!

Sep 28, 2021 at 09:32 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Guest include Parks Director Nate Williams, Marketing Coordinator Melinda Tate, along with the Director of the Bradley Academy Museum Vonchelle.... Read More

COMMENTARY by Mike Sparks: WE The People should revisit the Importance of U.S. Constitution

Sep 27, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY by State Rep. Mike Sparks Recently on WGNS Rutherford Magazine Show heard Sunday nights at 5p.m. on 100.5 FM, 1450AM and online at WGNSradio.com I ha.... Read More

High-Tech Robots Designed in Murfreesboro Could Change Factory Landscapes Nationwide and Solve Workforce Issues

Sep 24, 2021 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

High-tech robots are being studied and developed in Murfreesboro, which could change factory landscapes all over the country. A program that is underway now at MTSU, aims to.... Read More

Jon Dinkins Flashback (1989)

Sep 23, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Thanks to Frank Caperton of the Rutherford County Historical Society who found this photo from "The Daily News Journal" from June 18th, 1989, when he was a teacher and coach a.... Read More