COVID-19 UPDATE: Researchers find out how to use stats to prepare for next pandemic

Jun 16, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

Researchers have found that cultural and demographic factors can help predict how COVID-19 and future outbreaks could progress.When looking at COVID numbers locally, Rutherfor.... Read More

Severe blood shortage: New effects of pandemic leading to significant drop in blood supply

Jun 16, 2021 at 09:42 am by WGNS

The American Red Cross is experiencing a severe blood shortage as the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries rise – and deplete the nation.... Read More

WEDNESDAY: Jim Cook

Jun 16, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

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

Arrowhead Boys Ranch’s July 4th Fireworks Fundraiser

Jun 16, 2021 at 08:30 am by WGNS

(Normandy, TN) The Arrowhead Boys Ranch will be celebrating Independence Day on Saturday, July 3rd with fireworks, hot dogs, live music and lots of fun—and all proceeds.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools, Principal Mark Gonyea working to put final touches on new Plainview Elementary School, which will host a community ribbon-cutting Aug. 1

Jun 16, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

Click HERE for a Photo Tour of Plainview Elementary School From the outside it has looked like the site of a future elementary school for quite some time.Monday morning, Dr. M.... Read More

Murfreesboro Resident Files Sworn Complaint Focusing on the Campaign Funds of the County Mayor

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro resident Joe Liggett has filed a “Sworn Complaint” with the Registry of Election Finance for Tennessee. The complaint involves Rutherford County M.... Read More

Middle Tennessee dams saved $1.8 billion in March flooding

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the regi.... Read More

TBI Warns of Phone Scheme Involving Tennessee Human Trafficking Hotline Phone Number

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

There is another new scam that is taking place in Tennessee. This time, con-artist have stooped so low that they are using the sad, yet very real topic of human trafficking to.... Read More

Carrie Norvell Joins the Child Advocacy Center Team

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:10 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro — The Child Advocacy Center is excited to announce a new addition to its staff. Carrie Norvell has joined the CAC as the new Community Education Coordi.... Read More

Central Magnet School graduates compete in Great Race again

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:57 pm by WGNS

Four Central Magnet School graduates will concentrate not on speed but accuracy when they compete in the Hemmings Motor News Great Race starting Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

MTSU faculty join team, partner with state Department of Education on $1M Tennessee Pathways research grant

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:49 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU has been named a partner institution on a nearly $1 million grant awarded to the state by the Institute of Education Sciences t.... Read More

Home Sales Up and Inventory Down in Rutherford County and the Nashville Market

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

It is hard to hide the fact that the current atmosphere in real estate shows that it’s a sellers’ market for Rutherford County residents. Recent data also shows th.... Read More

Decherd Police Officer Arrested in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More

Nurse Aide in Rutherford County Arrested - Charged with Theft and Financial Exploitation

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and detectives with t.... Read More

Anti-LGBTQ Vandalism in Nearby County as Organizers Plan PRIDE Event

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

Not too far from Murfreesboro is a small community in Maury County called Columbia, Tennessee. The city has a population of about 40,400 residents, so crimes of vandalism tend.... Read More

Officer applies tourniquet to control bleeding of shooting victim; police searching for the shooter and get-away vehicle

Jun 15, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Quick thinking by a Murfreesboro Police Department officer may have helped save the life of a shooting victim on Sunday, June 13. The off.... Read More

Rutherford County Library UPDATES

Jun 15, 2021 at 04:30 am by WGNS

Hear the latest updates from the Rutherford County Library System in Murfreesboro, Smyrna and Eagleville below: 

New book released by Murfreesboro resident Carol B. Ghattas

Jun 14, 2021 at 09:28 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN — Author and speaker Carol B. Ghattas announces the release of her latest book, When Doors Close: Changing Course in Missions Without Losing Your Way, p.... Read More
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Costco Opening July 20th

Jun 14, 2021 at 08:13 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Costco Warehouse Store officially opens in Murfreesboro early Thursday morning, July 20, 2021.  Several government officials will be there for the gr.... Read More

UPDATE: Florida Pastor Accused of Rape in Murfreesboro Has Had Case Rescheduled 8-Times

Jun 14, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

We have another update to a story that you first heard in 2018 on WGNS RADIO.Reports indicate the Florida pastor accused of molesting two teen girls in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.... Read More