New Bill in Tennessee focuses on cannabinoid products such as Delta 8

Jan 25, 2022 at 10:49 am by WGNS

A bill was introduced in the Tennessee General Assembly last week that would regulate federally legal hemp-derived THC products such as Delta 8 in TennesseeHouse Bill 1690&nbs.... Read More

The Green Book equaled Safety for African American Families between 1936 and 1966 - Discussion / Film to be held in Murfreesboro

Jan 25, 2022 at 10:37 am by WGNS

Black History Month will take place in February and a special discussion will be held along with the presentation of two different documentaries in Murfreesboro. One of the do.... Read More

Local Author Releases New Novel about a female who battled in the Civil War - There were over 200 documented women who dressed as men to go into battle in the 1800's

Jan 25, 2022 at 07:21 am by WGNS

A local author has written a new book that involves the Civil War era. What makes his book quite fascinating, is that the story revolves around a woman fighting in the wars on.... Read More

Free Coats for Those in Need - Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 in Murfreesboro

Jan 23, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Barnabas Vision is having a coat giveaway on Friday the 28th from 8:30am - 11:00am.  The coats are free for those who lack the ability to buy a coat. Coats will be a.... Read More

One in Custody and Two Officers Injured

Jan 21, 2022 at 06:16 pm by WGNS

  Two Murfreesboro Police officers were injured after being attacked by a man with a box cutter. The incident occurred as the man threatened to take his own life, accord.... Read More

STUDY: Local University Creates $1.42 Billion Economic Impact, 11,500 Jobs Across the State

Jan 20, 2022 at 09:01 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University continues to be powerful economic engine for the region and entire state of Tennessee, responsible for more.... Read More

Rutherford County and City of Murfreesboro Opt Out of BFI Class Action Settlement

Jan 17, 2022 at 07:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that the county will also be opting out of a class action lawsuit settlement from BFI Waste System.... Read More

Local Business Spotlight: Milton couple opens their "Made in the USA" store with great success

Jan 13, 2022 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Hear the latest interview with Jerry and Aleta Daughtery from Exodus-OutdoorsUSA.com below. At the close of the below interview is one of the latest songs by Aleta...More Inte.... Read More

MTSU, Chick-fil-A cook up tuition partnership to help local restaurant workers

Jan 12, 2022 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Mascots for Middle Tennessee State University and Chick-fil-A shook hooves to celebrate a winning partnership Wednesday, Jan. 12, as the unive.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Credit Card Theft Reported - Video Released by MPD

Jan 10, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Detectives are attempting to identify a man wanted for questioning in a theft case. Reports from the MPD indicate the victim was.... Read More

3.5-Cent Average (Per Gallon) Gas Price Increase in Tennessee

Jan 10, 2022 at 06:28 am by WGNS

Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 3.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.00/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee..... Read More

‘Accommodating’ MTSU graduate faculty helping state employee conquer master’s degree challenge

Jan 04, 2022 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Brandon Whitehead has always been ready for a challenge. He overcame a major surgery when he was 5 years old, has dealt with vision loss since.... Read More

Ready for a cold Swim? The annual Murfreesboro Polar Bear Plunge is THIS Saturday!

Jan 04, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The annual Polar Bear Plunge will be held this weekend at the Sports*Com outdoor pool. Murfreesboro Parks & Rec Director Nate Williams said that if it snows this Saturday.... Read More

The Center for the Arts and their Plans for the New Year - Play's, Musical's, Educational Classes and More

Jan 04, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

Today on the Action Line with host Scott Walker, he spoke to the Center for the Arts Executive Director Patience Long and Educational Director Denise Parton. Some of the.... Read More

Tuesday Good Neighbor: Megan Reed

Jan 04, 2022 at 06:07 am by Producer

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Tuesday, January 4th, 2022Megan Reed is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for making time for her friends in a time of need. Megan Reed.... Read More

GAS PRICES: Tennessee prices are 95.8 cents per gallon higher than a year ago (2021) the first week of January (2022)

Jan 03, 2022 at 07:02 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have risen 0.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97/gallon today (01/03/2022), according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Ten.... Read More

Monday: Lisa Bogle

Jan 03, 2022 at 06:03 am by Producer

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Monday, January 3rd, 2022: Lisa Bogle Lisa Bogle is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for always bringing positivity and a smi.... 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

SCHOOL NEWS: Participation Rate and State Average Composite Decreased Slightly

Dec 28, 2021 at 10:12 pm by WGNS

An organization called NICHE looked at schools across the state of Tennessee and came up with a list of the best performing high schools. NICHE.com posted their rank.... Read More

Tuesday - 12/28/2021 Swap N’ Shop

Dec 28, 2021 at 06:26 am by Producer

Search Previous Swap and Shop Call-In's and Submit Items for Sale or Trade HERE. FOR SALE: Bikes, Antique Furniture and More - And want a house in the country - 615-919-2621F.... Read More