VIDEO: Murfreesboro Police Need Help Identifying Subject Who Broke Into Storage Building Behind Business

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are investigating a burglary case that was caught on video. Now, Detectives need your help identifying the man who reportedly broke into an outbuilding tha.... Read More

VOTE on New License Plate Designs for Tennessee

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Governor’s office is asking for residents to vote on the next standard license plate design. Of the four choices, two are a navy blue color and two are whi.... Read More

UPDATE: Husband and Wife Fatally Injured in Sunday's Crash on I-24

Sep 21, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: We have an update to the fatal accident that occured this past Sunday (9/19/21) on I-24 in Nashville...  The husband and wife fatally injured in the two-vehi.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Patrol Continues to Hire Troopers

Sep 20, 2021 at 01:49 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol continues to hire new Troopers, as stated by THP Colonel Matt Perry...The state operated law enforcement agency has numerous divisions for futur.... Read More

Vandals Hit Mapleview Cemetery in Smyrna, TN

Sep 20, 2021 at 11:11 am by WGNS

The Smyrna Police Department has released a statement in regards to vandals recently striking the Mapleview Cemetery on South Lowry Street…“We understand the conc.... Read More

Heavy Rainfall Causing Flooding in Rutherford County

Sep 20, 2021 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Flooding in Rutherford County has led to two road closures.Heavy rainfall closed Vaught Road/Cripple Creek Road slab and Stones River slab this past Sunday in the Kittrell com.... Read More

Middle TN Electric Nominating Committee Appoints New Board Member

Sep 20, 2021 at 10:20 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – The Nominating Committee of Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) announced this past week that Vanessa Hickman will serve on the MTE Board of Direc.... Read More

Rutherford Heart Walk set for September 25th led by retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Keith M. Huber

Sep 20, 2021 at 10:08 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization focused on heart and brain health for all, is inviting Rutherford County b.... Read More

UPDATE: TN Gas Prices Down 1.4-Cents

Sep 20, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.84/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police to Continue Leading Funeral Processions, but More MPD Officers Needed

Sep 20, 2021 at 09:37 am by WGNS

Over the past 20-years, the City of Murfreesboro has heard from citizens, experts and more on what to do about the police department escorting funerals processions through the.... Read More

Under Investigation: Possible Double-Murder in Coffee County, TN

Sep 20, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

  (ESTILL SPRINGS) Deputies from the Coffee County Sheriffs Office and the TBI are investigating what is believed to be a double homicide at 92 Clyde Vickers Road in Est.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting in Nearby Shelbyville, TN leaves 14-Year-Old Dead on September 13th

Sep 18, 2021 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: WGNS NEWS has more information on the murder of a teenager that occurred September 13th, just 20-minutes south of Murfreesboro in Shelbyville, TN.Reports indicate this.... Read More
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

Sep 18, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard renaming ceremony took place Saturday morning (9/18/2021) at the Patterson Community Center.  The first street.... Read More

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

Public Invited: "Immigration Law" at MTSU 3PM This Monday

Sep 18, 2021 at 07:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  “Immigration, Law and Local Consequences: Current Issues for Immigrants and Refugees in Rutherford County” is set for 3&nb.... 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

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

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

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:54 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