Commentary: Introspection in news and in ourselves

Sep 18, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Commentary: Do people have the ability to look at themselves and examine their wrongs or rights with a critical eye? One MTSU professor has something to say on the subject.... Read More

RAINS Force Greenway Arts Festival To Be VIRTUAL!

Sep 18, 2021 at 06:03 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Leaves begin to turn color, cooler temperatures arrive, and the Greenway Art Festival is returning for its 17th year. Howeve.... Read More

COVID-19 delta variant raises new considerations for today’s travelers

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Americans returned to travel in droves this summer. Recent AAA Travel bookings were up at least 11% over 2019 levels, and even more people are excitedly planning trips for 202.... Read More

School Board approves naming of Joe Frank Jernigan Drive

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

The Jernigan name is synonymous with Rutherford County.Joe Frank Jernigan represented District 6 on the County Commission for 22 years during which time he served on the Healt.... Read More

Report finds 38.5% of Tennessee population under age 30, 13th least in U.S.

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:04 am by WGNS

Less likely to be tied down by family and mortgages, young people tend to be more mobile than their older counterparts. Cheaper cities where young people can afford to rent or.... Read More

UPDATE: Accident on S. Church Street Thursday Morning

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

WGNS has more on the South Church Street accident that occurred on Thursday morning around 6:15. Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer Larry Flowers told us that fire.... Read More

Unemployment Remains on a Downward Trend as the State’s Economy Continues to Rebound

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:55 am by WGNS

As Tennessee’s economy continues to rebound, the state has experienced three consecutive months of lower unemployment, according to newly released data from the Departme.... Read More

Downtown on the Farm, set for Sunday, Sept. 19 at Oaklands Mansion

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:50 am by WGNS

The 4th annual Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is set for Sunday, Sept. 19 at Oaklands Mansion.This farm-to-table fundraising dinner features&nb.... Read More

TBI: Former Williamson County Deputy accused of mishandling information in rape case to potentially benefit friend

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

FRANKLIN – A former Williamson County deputy faces a felony charge of misconduct following an investigation by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investiga.... Read More

Local school's to hold safety drills for an active shooter and more on September 27th

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Being a school resource officer has changed over the years and more than likely, what they train for in schools today, would not have been imaginable in the 1980's and perha.... Read More

MTSU's Baldwin Gallery exhibit showcases effort to preserve Baltimore’s architectural history

Sep 16, 2021 at 01:18 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Maryland-based photographer and archivist is bringing his eye for detail to MTSU's renowned Baldwin Photographic Gallery .... Read More

Lebanon Man Found Dead in Cumberland River

Sep 16, 2021 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

The body of a Lebanon, Tennessee man was recovered from the Cumberland River on Monday afternoon in West Nashville. Police say the body was first noticed by a tugboat operator.... Read More

Murfreesboro Public Works annual Fall Leaf Collection begins Oct. 1

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The 2021 Fall Leaf Collection season begins October 1 and continues through December 31, 2021.  During this peak season, Oct. 1-Jan..... Read More

Hotels in Tennessee and Rutherford County expected to record a record loss in revenue, due to COVID-19

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:25 am by WGNS

Tennessee was hit hard by COVID-19 and the hotel industry, perhaps harder. The expected job loss at hotel’s across the Volunteer State is expected to add up to 5,600 job.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More

Fitzhugh to Run for Re-election to Rutherford County Sheriff

Sep 16, 2021 at 09:53 am by WGNS

Press Release from Rutherford County Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh on his plan to run for re-election for the Rutherford County Sheriff:MURFREESBORO – Rutherford County Sheriff.... Read More

Salute to Veterans and Learning About History

Sep 15, 2021 at 04:35 pm by WGNS

Retired US Army Master Sgt. Patrick Garland spent 17-years in the police corps and has learned more than most when it comes to understanding the causes of death. In this int.... Read More

3,378 Active COVID-19 Cases in Rutherford County and 95% of Patients Hospitalized w/COVID-19 in Murfreesboro did NOT Receive COVID Vaccination

Sep 15, 2021 at 03:52 pm by WGNS

  In Murfreesboro, the number of those with COVID-19 is high with 3,738 "Active" cases throughout Rutherford County. Included in that number are the 196 new cases report.... Read More

City of La Vergne to Break Ground on New Dog Park

Sep 15, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) City officials will be breaking ground on a new dog park in La Vergne on Sept. 22 at 9 a.m. The new dog park, located at 377 Stones River Road, has bee.... Read More

MTSU Board of Trustees endorses second effort to get state OK for removal of Forrest Hall name

Sep 15, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to support efforts to gain permission from the state to.... Read More