Gas Prices Hit $3 Per Gallon Average, First Time Since 2014

May 12, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

  The national average price of gasoline today has passed the $3 per gallon mark, according to GasBuddy, the travel and navigation app used by more North American driver.... Read More

Local Jail Inmate Transported to the ER

May 12, 2021 at 10:28 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County jail inmate had to be transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital on Wednesday morning. Evidently, the subject was arrested by Murfreesboro Police on P.... Read More

FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

WEDNESDAY: Evelyn Watson

May 12, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner:  Evelyn Watson The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at 1920.... Read More

Students shine in virtual, in-person showcase of research and creative activity

May 12, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For Lauren Hunsicker, a psychology major at Middle Tennessee State University, presenting her research to a live audience at the annual S.... Read More

Rep. Terry of Murfreesboro Brought Awareness to Illegal Organ Harvesting in China and Ended Session by Passing Medical Cannabis Bill in TN

May 12, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The first half of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly, which saw significant progress and protections advanced for Tennesseans, has adjourned.  Representative Bryan Terr.... Read More

WEDNESDAY: Sharon Northern

May 12, 2021 at 07:13 am by WGNS

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 Sharon Northern is today's Good Neighbor of the Day for always being pleasant, accommodating and patient when sche.... Read More

POSITIVE: 35 LaVergne High students earn associate’s degree while graduating high school

May 12, 2021 at 06:16 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Paige Adekplor has never visited New Haven, Connecticut. Rawand Aziz has never been to Princeton, New Jersey. Ricky Martin has never stepped foot in.... Read More

Rutherford County Workforce Leader Appointed to TVA’s Valley Workforce Cabinet

May 11, 2021 at 03:50 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) – Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce executive Beth Duffield has been appointed to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s newly formed Vall.... Read More

Man Sought for Questioning in Monday Morning Fatal Shooting on I-24 West at Harding Place

May 11, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

NASHVILLE: Homicide Unit detectives are seeking Eddie Fitzgerald Newsom, 31, for questioning in connection with this morning’s fatal shooting of Tony Williams Jr., 36, u.... Read More

UPDATE: Red Light Cameras in Murfreesboro are a Thing of the Past

May 11, 2021 at 03:34 pm by WGNS

  Red light traffic cameras in Murfreesboro are still a topic of interest among local residents, despite them being a thing of the past. State regulations would not enab.... Read More

Five Rutherford County graduates will attend prestigious United States Air Force, Naval and Military Academy at West Point; four seniors presented with ROTC Distinguished Leader Graduate Awar

May 11, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Lance Garcia was 10 years old when his father decided to enlist in the United States Air Force.The Central Magnet senior’s grandfather did the same in the 1940s.“T.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Peace Officer Memorial Day Ceremony honoring fallen goes virtual

May 11, 2021 at 02:02 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The annual Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Peace Officer Memorial Day ceremony in honor of fallen officers will be virtual due to COVID..... Read More

Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... Read More

Medical Marijuana Inches Closer to Reality in the Volunteer State

May 11, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

Before adjourning last week, the Tennessee General Assembly approved legislation creating the Tennessee Medical Cannabis Commission. The commission will serve as a nonpartisan.... Read More

Untold Tennessee: A Year Long Celebration

May 11, 2021 at 09:24 am by WGNS

Governor Bill Lee has announced “Untold Tennessee” as the theme for a yearlong celebration commemorating 225 years of statehood. Tennesseans are invited to attend.... Read More

Three Murfreesboro Men Indicted following Violent Crime Spree Last Summer

May 11, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Some of the allegations surrounding a violent crime spree last summer included robberies, carjackings, kidnappings and firearms violations, according to the U.S. Dep.... Read More

Vehicle Theft at a Murfreesboro Apartment Complex - Do You Recognize the Subjects in the Photo?

May 11, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

A vehicle was reported as STOLEN from an apartment complex on Manson Pike in Murfreesboro late last month. Now, Murfreesboro Police need the help of the public in figuring out.... Read More

Nashville Businessman from Murfreesboro Announces Congressional Campaign Bid

May 10, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Nashville businessman, Quincy McKnight announces his bid for Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District this Thursday, May 13 at 3pm. The announcement event will be held at.... Read More

Sports, Grocery Stores and More Equal Tourism Dollars and Overnight Stays in Rutherford County, TN

May 10, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Groups, meetings and sports teams are returning to Rutherford County, thanks to both businesses and athletes!This week, the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau is.... Read More