Joint Meeting of City Council and Pension Committee of the Electric Department scheduled for April 26

Apr 19, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Council will hold a special Joint Meeting with the Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) Pension Committee at 5:00 p.m., Monday, April 26, 2021, in Coun.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU Plays Major Role in Downtown Nashville Indy Car Race this August

Apr 19, 2021 at 09:49 am by WGNS

MTSU will be front and center at the historic embarking of an Indy Car Race on the downtown streets of nearby Nashville, Tennessee.  The concrete barriers that line the c.... Read More

2021 Storybook Breakfast Raises $30,000 in Murfreesboro for the Imagination Library

Apr 19, 2021 at 07:46 am by WGNS

The 2021 edition of the annual Storybook Breakfast was sold out as more than 200 attendees enjoyed breakfast from Chick-fil-A and Dunkin’ Donuts. Guests also enjoyed gam.... Read More

The Cost of Fuel This Week in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Apr 19, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Gas Prices on Monday: Murfreesboro, TN: $2.51 to $2.59 / per gallonSmyrna, TN: $2.55 to $2.69 / per gallonLa Vergne, TN: $2.59 to $2.69 / per gallonMore on F.... Read More

Prescription Drug Take-Back This Friday in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2021 at 06:55 am by WGNS

Local law enforcement and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are working to provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of.... Read More

OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

Sex Offender in Barfield Area Sentenced to 245 Years in Prison - Sentence was Reduced on Tuesday after Appeal Filed

Apr 14, 2021 at 04:35 pm by WGNS

Registered Sex Offender Tandy Tomlin, who was found guilty on eight counts of rape of a child in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom and sentenced to 245-years in prison, ha.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:59 am by WGNS

As announced on Tuesday, the Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and.... Read More

Greenhouse Continues Construction AND a Free Food Giveaway This Weekend

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:43 am by WGNS

Construction of Greenhouse Ministries new building in Murfreesboro continues.  The new structure is being built directly behind their current location that is on South Sp.... Read More

Murfreesboro’s Church Street Gallery Launches “ArtTalks” Conversation Event Series

Feb 23, 2021 at 06:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO — For the proprietors of downtown Murfreesboro’s Church Street Gallery (CSG), the choice of what artwork will adorn their space isn’t about.... Read More

Community Gift of Encouragement and Hope Through Creativity

Feb 19, 2021 at 09:41 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) – A group of 21 local artists gave a creative gift to our community to encourage a better 2021 through a pop-up mural at the Walnut House in Murfreesb.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Chamber of Commerce: Shop Local on Small Business Saturday

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:14 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging residents to support small businesses in our community on Small Business Saturday.The Chamber says that our small busi.... Read More

Editorial: Why Johnny Still Can’t Read

Oct 29, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Editorial: "Why Johnny Still Can’t Read," by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of Tennessee  Reading is a fundamental and necessary skill and.... Read More

Alumni artists curate new dual exhibits at MTSU’s Todd Gallery opening Oct. 24

Oct 22, 2020 at 09:01 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU's Department of Art and Design is welcoming quite a topic of conversation to the Todd Art Gallery beginning Saturday, Oct. 24: dual exhibits w.... Read More

New from MTSU: America's racial justice protests are bringing hope, thoughtful change amid conflict, MTSU panelists agree

Sep 18, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.— Many Americans, whether they're observers or participants, are feeling overwhelmed by 2020’s onslaught of protests, pandemics and politics, bu.... Read More

Parks and Recreation Grants Available to Local Communities

Aug 14, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced the 2020 grant cycle for public recreation. The grant cycle will include funding from the Local.... Read More

“Good Neighbors” Helping their Neighbors - Stuff the Bus for United Way

Jul 29, 2020 at 12:44 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN (July 29, 2020) ---Seven local State Farm agents – Dana Womack, Andy Womack, David Wilson, Jeannie Almon, Bud Morris, Trevor Haggard and Monte King &nda.... Read More

MURFREESBORO: ‘Downtown on the Farm’ continues at a social distance in 2020

Jul 27, 2020 at 01:44 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket) in 2020, the nonprofit announced.The organizing committe.... Read More

Alexander: Give Parents More Choices of All Schools for Their Children

Jul 23, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

Senate education committee Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) cosponsored the “School Choice Now Act,” legislation introduced today by committee member Sen. Tim Sc.... Read More

Big Daddy Weave, Chris McClarney to Perform at World Outreach Church this Weekend

Jul 08, 2020 at 09:40 am by WGNS

With weekly worship services continuing to be held outside to allow for better social distancing, World Outreach Church has lined up performances by guest musical ar.... Read More