Main Street's SATURDAY MARKET Is BACK!

May 22, 2021 at 05:49 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The popular Main Street Saturday Market opens today (5/22/2021) for the new season around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse. WGNS applauds the Mai.... Read More

Murfreesboro Planning Commission approves renaming Mercury Boulevard to honor Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard

May 20, 2021 at 02:21 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro Planning Commission voted Wednesday (May 19) to rename Mercury Boulevard to Doctor Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard following.... Read More

Holloway High math teacher state-level finalist for teaching award

May 20, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

Monica White was buckling her two-year-old son, Steven, into the car seat of her GMC Acadia when she heard the email notification on her iPhone ping.White, a math instructor a.... Read More

Military Ministry at First United Methodist Church Murfreesboro is Recognized

May 20, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

The Military Ministry of First United Methodist Church Murfreesboro has been recognized as the “Volunteer of the Year” by the Tennessee Fisher House Foundation Inc.... Read More

Salvation Army ribbon cutting on May 20th in Murfreesboro

May 18, 2021 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

Thursday May 20th the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce will conduct a ribbon cutting ceremony at The Salvation Army located at 113.... Read More

Sounds, in-person events bring MTSU orientation back to life

May 18, 2021 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The sounds — recent MTSU graduate Megan Johnson singing pop tunes, the nearby Honors College bell tower chiming on t.... Read More

Trey Gwin with the Rutherford County Library System followed by a look into the movie "AM RADIO"

May 18, 2021 at 09:08 am by Producer

This morning on the Action Line we started with guest Trey Gwin from the Rutherford County Library System and closed with a conversation about a movie filmed in the WGNS.... Read More

Road Raging with Guns, Weed and SUV's in Murfreesboro

May 18, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are investigating three unrelated violent road rage incidents over the past several days, one with g.... Read More

Alleged Road Rage Incident Ends with Arrest on NW Broad Street this past Sunday Afternoon

May 17, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

If you saw a large number of police vehicles on NW Broad Street Sunday afternoon around 2, you may have wondered what was happening - as did multiple listeners who emailed W.... Read More

Rutherford County Resident WANTED for Nashville Fatal Shooting on I-24

May 17, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Metro Homicide Unit detectives in Nashville have sworn out a criminal homicide warrant for a Rutherford County resident. The warrant charges 31-year-old Eddie Fitzgerald Newso.... Read More

The Next Murfreesboro City Budget Rings in at $505-Million

May 17, 2021 at 09:20 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in Special Session at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 20, in the Council Chambers at City Hall for the purpose of reviewing the proposed 2021-2.... Read More

Barfield Park Invites Children of All Ages to the Wilderness Station this Saturday for World Turtle Day

May 17, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

World Turtle Day is nearing and Murfreesboro will play a role in this educational opportunity for youngsters throughout Rutherford County.Parks Director Nate Williams said&hel.... Read More

MTSU Board of Trustees to hold May 25th Committee Meetings

May 17, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will hold committee meetings on Tuesday, May 25. All committee meetings are open.... Read More

MTSU Grad Studies waives admission tests, offers $1 application fee for unlimited number of prospective students

May 16, 2021 at 07:22 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — After a record increase in enrollment this fall, MTSU’s College of Graduate Studieswants prospective students seeking an advanced d.... Read More

Riverdale High FFA Students Plant Garden for Residents at Community Care of Rutherford County

May 13, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Riverdale High School students in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program planted a large garden at Community Care of Rutherford County (CCRC).... Read More

Rape Case Involving a child who would have been 12-years-old over 40-years ago, scheduled for court next month

May 13, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More

Riverdale high, Christiana middle and elementary schools claim NASP state championships

May 13, 2021 at 07:37 am by WGNS

Riverdale High School edged crosstown rival Oakland to win its division, while both Christiana middle and elementary schools captured titles in the 2021 Tennessee National Arc.... Read More

New City Judge Appointed in La Vergne

May 13, 2021 at 07:31 am by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted during the regular meeting in May to appoint a new judge to the City Court.William Cartwright has owned and operated a.... Read More

Locally Owned Murfreesboro opens membership for free

May 13, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tennessee -- Locally Owned Murfreesboro President Missy Lay made a surprise announcement at the 2021 Light Up Local Firefly Awards, held with a limited audience.... Read More

HAPPY RETIREMENT: MTSU honors 55 retiring employees for years of service to students, community

May 13, 2021 at 07:08 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU recently recognized 55 retiring employees as the 2020-21 academic year winds down, saluting their hundreds of combined yea.... Read More