Senators White and Reeves announce $597,620 in Highway Safety Grants for Rutherford County

Sep 13, 2021 at 01:44 pm by WGNS

Local State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves today announced the award of eight Highway Safety Grants in Rutherford County.  The grants are awarded through the Tennes.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

Rockvale Area Growing in Leaps and Bounds - School Addition a Must

Sep 13, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Parents may be wondering about all the activity happening on the three Rockvale school campuses.Multiple projects are in motion as the school district prepares to add classroo.... Read More

The Red Cross Needs Your Help - Donation Drives in Rutherford, Bedford and Coffee Counties

Sep 13, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

When patients living with sickle cell disease face a sickle cell crisis, blood transfusions can make a lifesaving difference. That’s why the American Red Cross has launc.... Read More

9-11 Ceremony took place on Friday at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (audio and video included)

Sep 10, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Hear the audio for the event ABOVE. The annual 9-11 Ceremony took place at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office in Murfreesboro on Friday morning. Rutherford County She.... Read More

Road Name Change Celebration of the future Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. to be held on September 18th in Murfreesboro

Sep 09, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A major name change is in the works for Mercury Boulevard in Murfreesboro. The name change celebration will take place on Saturday, Septembe.... Read More

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Welcoming Girls for 2022 Membership Year

Sep 09, 2021 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TENN. – Nearly 700 girls in Rutherford County have joined the network of more than 7,500 Girl Scouts in Middle Tennessee on a mission to make new friends,.... Read More

MTSU chemistry professor serves as ‘catalyst’ to land two federal research grants

Sep 08, 2021 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

Photo: Keying Ding, Middle Tennessee State University associate chemistry professor, left, works with her research assistant and MTSU graduate student Katelynn Farmer on a che.... Read More

Discovery and Overall Creek Receive Reward School Status

Sep 08, 2021 at 04:18 pm by WGNS

Discovery School and Overall Creek Elementary received the designation of Tennessee Reward Schools with Erma Siegel Elementary missing the designation by mere fractions of a p.... Read More

42% of Leisure Travelers Likely to Cancel Existing Trips Without Rescheduling

Sep 08, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

U.S. leisure travelers plan to significantly pare back travel plans amid rising COVID-19 cases, with 69% planning to take fewer trips, 55% planning to postpone existing travel.... Read More

Car Stolen in Nashville During Strong-Arm Robbery Recovered in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

A car that was stolen in a Nashville robbery was recovered just past the Rutherford County line at Cane  Ridge High School in Antioch on Tuesday.The BMW sedan w.... Read More

Local VA Hospitals kick off new video series to highlight assistance for Veterans during Suicide Prevention Month

Sep 08, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is launching a new video series called “We’ve Got Your 6” each Wednesday during the month of September to spread awareness.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Weapon and Green Utility Uniform STOLEN in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Burglars stole a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office transport deputy’s duty weapon and his uniform when he was off duty. The Sheriff’s Office reports the the.... Read More

COMMENTARY: History Learned and History that Failed to Sink-In

Sep 07, 2021 at 02:49 pm by WGNS

Opinion: The lessons we learn in history, or perhaps the lessons we fail to learn throughout history... Either way, MTSU Professor Larry Burriss has his thoughts on this topic.... Read More

Construction of a New Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Headquarters Could Get Underway in Late 2022

Sep 07, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

There has been talk of a new fire administration building for quite some time, but plans were placed on the backburner when the COVID Pandemic hit in 2020. One year later, tal.... Read More

Free Fantasy Football Contest, Over $1,000 in Prizes

Sep 06, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Law Office of W. Scott Kimberly announced its Sixth Annual Friends & Family Fantasy Football Contest, giving away over $1,000 in cash and prizes, including a $500 Ca.... Read More

2021 Greenway Art Festival returns to Old Fort Park September 18th

Sep 03, 2021 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Dozens of local talented artists will once again display and sell their creative work along the Greenway trail within Old Fort Park Saturday,.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputies Seize Fentanyl Pills

Sep 02, 2021 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

A Michigan man was charged after he allegedly possessed 176 illegal Fentanyl pills intended to be sold in Rutherford County, said Rutherford County Sheriff’s Capt. Britt.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Rutherford County on Friday, Sept. 10th

Sep 02, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

A sobriety checkpoint will be held from 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 to 1 a.m. Saturday Sept. 11 on Rutherford Boulevard by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force.Tenness.... Read More

MTSU hosts Rutherford County College Night Sept. 8

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Area high school students, their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night&n.... Read More