Wednesday: 11-Spencer Wright

Jan 05, 2022 at 08:30 am by Producer

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner:  11-Spencer Wright  The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesbo.... Read More

Commentary: Media Control, the Nobel Peace Prize and More, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jan 05, 2022 at 07:36 am by WGNS

Commentary by MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss: The Nobel Peace Prize, journalist working under turmoil that included the murder of other reporters – and then.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools hires Ashley Dumat as first assistant general counsel

Jan 04, 2022 at 05:58 pm by WGNS

Ashley Dumat has spent a significant part of her legal experience helping children, which is why she was eager to join Rutherford County Schools.As the new assistant general c.... Read More

McFarlin to Run for Rutherford County General Sessions Judge Part I

Jan 04, 2022 at 03:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Rutherford County native Ben Hall (Trey) McFarlin, III announced Tuesday (Jan. 4, 2022), he will run for General Sessions Judge Part I, the judgeship to.... Read More

COVID Shifts Families to Camping - Survey Says, "Tennessee sees 52.7% climb in camping reservations since 2015"

Jan 04, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

A recent survey that WGNS stumbled across, shows that Tennesseans seem to be enjoying old fashioned camping trips now more than ever.From 2015 to 2020, Recreation.gov reported.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Seeks Nominations for Governor's Environmental Awards

Jan 04, 2022 at 09:53 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is inviting Tennesseans to submit nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards.&l.... Read More

MLK Tribute 10AM Jan. 17th at La Vergne City Hall

Jan 03, 2022 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

(La VERGNE, TN)  At 10:00 o’clock Monday morning, January 17, 2022, the La Vergne City Hall is the site of the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Ceremo.... Read More

WGNS - Celebrating 75 Years of Broadcast History in Rutherford County, TN in 2022

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:47 pm by WGNS

WGNS first came on the air in Murfreesboro, TN on the night of December 31, 1946 and our first full day of being on the air was on January 1, 1947. Imagine all the news storie.... Read More

Homes Selling in One Week - Properties in Rutherford County Going for More Money - Reappraisal Coming in 2022

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The costs of residential properties in Rutherford County have increased greatly and the average time a home is on the market has decreased, according to Rob Mitchell, Assessor.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Advises of Testing and Vaccination Date/Time Changes and Holiday Hours

Dec 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is advising the community of changes in dates/times in COVID-19 testing and vaccination offerings as wel.... Read More

Rutherford County Clerk Advises Residents of Tag Renewal Changes for 2022

Dec 29, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Big changes are in store for the New Year and the changes focus on your vehicles. There will not be a required emission test for vehicles in Ruther.... Read More

More Porch Pirates Stealing Packages

Dec 29, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

More so-called Porch Pirates are striking Middle Tennessee… This time, in East Nashville. In hopes of nabbing the suspect, Metro Police are turning to the public.East M.... Read More

Secret Santa delivers $100 bills for deputies to share

Dec 28, 2021 at 11:34 pm by WGNS

Secret Santa really dreamed of being a law enforcement officer like his uncle.But fate took him to a successful career in sales.So every Christmas, Santa and Mrs. Claus and.... Read More

Governor's COVID-19 Grant Funds Six New Cardiac Monitors for Rutherford County Fire & Rescue

Dec 28, 2021 at 04:04 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) recently purchased a total of six Lifepak 15 cardiac monitors with funds from Gov. Bill Lee and the General.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools expected to continue upward growth trend for years to come

Dec 28, 2021 at 10:10 am by WGNS

As the Rutherford County School System grows with new students, rezoning may have to take place before new schools are built. As an example of the growth, County School Board.... Read More

The Child Advocacy Center joins WGNS on the airwaves to talk about the signs to lookout for when it comes to child abuse

Dec 27, 2021 at 11:05 am by Producer

Carrie Norvell and Katie Enzor were in the WGNS Studio on Monday from the Child Advocacy Center to talk about the signs to lookout for - when it comes to child abuse and child.... Read More

Gas Prices for the Week of December 27, 2021

Dec 27, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

Report shows Tennessee saw 14th largest home price increases in 2021

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:51 am by WGNS

Between October 2020 and October 2021, the year-over-year percent change in Tennessee home prices was +21.1%. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee experienced the 14th largest in.... Read More

Updates and More from the Rutherford County Library System

Dec 21, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Bryan Barrett talks to Rita Shacklett with the Rutherford County Library System along with Sandra Pineault, president of the Friends of Linebaugh Library. Find out how the fri.... Read More

New Year's Eve sobriety checkpoint in Rutherford County

Dec 20, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Teams of officers will check drivers for sobriety during a checkpoint from 11 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 1 a.m. New Year’s Day on Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro..... Read More