Supporters of the Tennessee Philharmonic took a stroll through the big band era on Thursday night, and WGNS talk host and former sheriff Truman Jones helped bring the memories to life.
The Tennessee Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra is preparing for two months of fun. The first round is at 7:00 o'clock this coming Thursday for a concert--"Having The Time of Your Life" at First United Methodist Church, 265 West Thompson Lane. WGNS Talk Host Truman Jones will be the emcee.
WGNS talk show host and former sheriff Truman Jones is recuperating from Monday's knee replacement surgery at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
Prayers have been answered--after three days at St. Thomas Heart, Truman Jones is home and feeling better.
Popular WGNS' radio personality and long-time sheriff Truman Jones is at St. Thomas West in Nashville.
Sylvan Park Restaurant is re-opening at 6:30 Thursday morning (11/16/2017), after a car slammed through the wall last week.
Several events are being canceled and businesses closing due to the White Lives Matter rally and expected counter protest in downtown Murfreesboro this weekend.
Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland along with several of the community's religious leaders are coming together to denounce the planned Saturday "White Lives Matter" rally.
Former Rutherford County Sheriff Truman Jones feels confident local law enforcement will have a detailed plan to keep citizens safe during the Saturday "White Lives Matter" rally.
State Rep. Dawn White (R- 37) and State Rep. Mike Sparks (R-49) surprised local history devotee Dan Whittle Wednesday morning at Murfreesboro's Sylvan Park Restaurant during the Truman Show on WGNS Radio.
"Ho, Ho, Ho"--and suddenly we hear "Ouch, Ouch, Ouch" says Santa to Truman who sits on St. Nick's lap with a long, long list. The Murfreesboro Christmas Parade is 2:00 o'clock next Sunday (12/11/2016).
Popular morning radio host Truman Jones returns to the air - at least for a day - on Tuesday.
Truman Jones heart surgery went well. The former sheriff and WGNS talk show host underwent heart bypass surgery Thursday at a Nashville hospital.
Local radio host and former Sheriff Truman Jones faces a battle. On his Wednesday show, guest host Dan Whittle spoke of his friend's heart issues.
We've lost a beautiful, smiling face within the WGNS family. Jackie Jones, the wife of radio personality Truman Jones, passed away Tuesday.
WGNS was "LIVE" on the square Tuesday morning for the Big Payback, a day where non-profits are recognized and a website allows you to easily donate to multiple organizations with the click of a button.
Grand Old Opry star Jimmy C. Newman passed away at age 86. Many WGNS listeners will remember him as a frequent guest of his friend Truman Jones on the Truman Show.
Truman Jones broadcast his show "live" from Oakland Middle School Thursday from their school chili cookoff. We captured some photos from the event and we have a link to the podcast at WGNSRadio.com, keyword chili.
The Fisher House Foundation will dedicate the Tennessee Fisher House Thursday, November 7 at the VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (VA TVHS) Alvin C. York Campus located in Murfreesboro during a dedication ceremony. WGNS will broadcast "LIVE" from 9-11am from dedication.
The Rutherford County Commission's Steering, Legislative and Governmental Committee will meet Wednesday to discuss keeping commission elections bipartisan.
WGNS was honored to be a part of the Flag Retirement Ceremony, held Wednesday at the Rutherford County Office Building on Maple.
The 2013 Telecommunicator of the Year Awards were presented Friday morning at a special breakfast in the ballroom at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center.
Citizens who own outbuildings should keep the units locked and move expensive equipment inside a home or garage, the detective recommended. People who have alarms should set the device since an alarm deters burglars.
Read To Succeed will be hosting a volunteer tutor training on February 5 and 26th from 6-8 pm at the Lon Nuell Literacy Center in First Baptist Church. Dinner will be provided.
An in-state battle with Memphis on September 14 will see the Blue Raiders back at Floyd Stadium. MT has won four of the last five against the Tigers, including five straight in Murfreesboro.
After over 5 years of deliberations, federal grants will finally be applied to construct a sewer system for the City of Eagleville...
The victim had just made a delivery of food when he was robbed as he was walking back to his vehicle.
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
About 4,600 bills are presented every two years in the Tennessee General Assembly. Local State Senator Bill Ketron told us that lawmakers will be limited on what they can file during this session…
At the Murfreesboro store, the individual left the store with a $400 nail gun that he ended up paying $.57-cents for. It is suspected that the same man has pulled a similar scam at other Home Depot stores.
The dog was advertised by the victim on CraigsLists.org for $650. The culprit who was purchasing the animal told the victim to take $650 out of the check to cover the cost of the dog and mail the rest back. She did. The bank later told the woman that the check was no good and that she was responsible for the money deposited.
The clinic in Nashville that was one of the two victims in this case will have to report the suspect to the Metro Police Department, which means charges, may be filed in both jurisdictions. A copy of the forged MRI, which likely belongs to another patient, has been seized by police in Murfreesboro as evidence.
It appears that these notices began arriving in mailboxes around January 22, 2013. Corporate Records Service is not registered, affiliated, or associated with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
There will be several county committee meetings this week of local interest. The commission's Property Management Committee will tackle the loss of the Lascassas convenience center and a proposed judicial building at their Thursday meeting.
Local educators will be meeting with state lawmakers this week. Both the Rutherford Education Association and the Murfreesboro Education Association will meet with with the policy makers this Thursday afternoon at Cason Lane Academy.
A big week of sports coverage on WGNS begins tonight (Monday). The Rick Insell and Kermit Davis Coaches Shows will be broadcast beginning at 6 this (Monday) evening. Tuesday night, it's the much anticipated matchup Blackman at Siegel.
One of Rutherford County's best boys basketball players has decided to stay close to home to play college ball.
The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties formed a partnership with Greenhouse Ministries to provide VITA sites.
You may remember the Tennessee Blue Book, which was a directory of the General Assembly, their contact information and more. That concept has now hit the digital world.
Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue and Safe Kids will conduct a child safety seat inspection Thursday. It will be held at Fire Station number 2, which is on Runnymeade Drive, from 4-6pm.
Baby, it's COLD outside. An arctic front has arrived, putting the brakes on the mild weekend weather. In fact, the colder air may be around for awhile, with several fronts ushering in reinforcing cold air over the coming days and a chance of snow towards the end of the week.
WGNS had an overwhelming response of positive feedback on past post we created that take a look back into Murfreesboro and Rutherford County history. Most of these pictures are from Shacklett's Photography.
This most recent arrest of Richard Bobbitt occurred on Friday, January 18th in Rutherford County. A booking document from the Sheriff’s Office shows that Bobbitt was released 9-hours later after posting bond on Saturday, January 19th. The outline of Bobbitt’s charges state, “Driving on revoked first offense and greater” and “DUI 4th or greater (Felony).”