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Explore New Careers at Murfreesboro Civic Plaza THIS Friday, June 14th

Jun 12, 2024 at 04:52 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - An upcoming career fair will be held at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza THIS FRIDAY on June 14th, from 9 AM to 1 PM, offering a variety of opportunities for ar.... Read More

+44% Seating Increase at Proposed Venue and Dropping Restaurant Sparks Concerns in Murfreesboro

Jun 12, 2024 at 03:54 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Ongoing issues and a lack of progress at One East College, LLC may lead the Murfreesboro City Council to reevaluate future endeavors with potential develo.... Read More
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From Firefighter to Advocate: Gary Farley's Four Decades of Service

Jun 12, 2024 at 11:34 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Earlier this year, on March 26, 2024, the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (TDCI) announced the retirement of Assistant Commissioner fo.... Read More
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Blaze Severely Damages Townhome in Puckett Downs, Family, Dog and Cat Safe

Jun 11, 2024 at 09:20 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - A fire broke out at a townhome in the Puckett Downs neighborhood on Tuesday afternoon in Murfreesboro, leaving the unit on Sunday Silence Way badly.... Read More

Nashville’s War on Street Racing Leads Metro Police to Murfreesboro

Jun 11, 2024 at 05:34 pm by WGNS News

NASHVILLE, TN - The Metro Nashville Police Department is continuing its initiative to identify individuals participating in street racing and so-called street racer stunts..... Read More

Police in One Nearby Community Say Golf Carts are Not for Teenage Joyrides

Jun 11, 2024 at 02:21 pm by WGNS News

  FRANKLIN, TN - In nearby Williamson County, there is a growing issue with residents driving golf carts on the roadways. In years past, we've seen similar issues i.... Read More

WORLD BLOOD DAY is Friday!

Jun 11, 2024 at 12:31 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - This coming Friday is World Blood Donor Day. The American Red Cross stresses that blood and platelet donors are critically needed right now to combat a dras.... Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks the Beginning of Sewart’s Landing Development in Smyrna

Jun 11, 2024 at 10:25 am by Chandelar Williams

SMYRNA, TENN. - Yesterday, Equitable Property Company celebrated the groundbreaking of Sewart’s Landing, a significant mixed-use development in Smyrna, Tennessee. The pr.... Read More
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Downtown Murfreesboro's Future: Residential, Retail, Green Spaces and MORE Music!

Jun 11, 2024 at 10:02 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - New growth is coming to downtown Murfreesboro that will feature residential, office, and retail space at the corner of Broad and South Church Street.... Read More

State Rep. Robert Stevens Announces $5.8 Million to Expand Local Broadband and Digital Opportunities

Jun 10, 2024 at 08:55 pm by WGNS News

State Rep. Robert Stevens, R-Smyrna, announced $5.8 million in grant funding has been awarded to expand broadband access and digital program opportunities in Rutherford County.... Read More

Celebrate Murfreesboro and Rutherford County’s LGBTQ+ Community in October at BoroPride

Jun 10, 2024 at 08:48 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TENNESSEE -- The BoroPride Planning Committee is pleased to announce the return of BoroPride Saturday, Oct. 12 to MTSU’s Tennessee Miller Coliseum. "We.... Read More

MTSU Quantum launches ‘STEM with UKRAINE’ Initiative to expand inclusivity, support

Jun 10, 2024 at 08:43 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University recently launched the STEM with UKRAINE Initiative, partnering with Ukrainian and American universities.... Read More

National Report Ranks Tennessee 36th in Child Well-Being, Spotlights Learning Loss and Chronic Absenteeism

Jun 10, 2024 at 08:37 pm by WGNS News

For the fourth consecutive year, Tennessee ranks 36th in overall child well-being according to the 2024 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, an annual report by the Annie E. Casey Fou.... Read More

Gas Prices Drop Across Tennessee, Murfreesboro Sees Some of the Lowest Figures

Jun 10, 2024 at 06:42 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Gas prices across Tennessee have continued to decline over the past week, with the state average dropping by six cents. The average price for a.... Read More

MORE DETAILS: Murfreesboro Woman Arrested in Alabama for Shelbyville, TN Murder

Jun 10, 2024 at 05:55 pm by WGNS News

  BEDFORD COUNTY, TN - A Murfreesboro woman, arrested by the Andalusia Police Department in Alabama, is set to appear in a Middle Tennessee courtroom next month where sh.... Read More

Juneteenth Independence Day at Historic Bradley Academy

Jun 10, 2024 at 12:05 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – Coming up this Saturday, June 15th... That was Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. Assistant Director Thomas Laird. Juneteenth Independence Day, also know.... Read More

Grass Pollen and The AC in Your Car are 2 Leading Causes of Dry Eyes in Summer

Jun 10, 2024 at 11:34 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Allergy season is not limited to April and May, as it extends into June as well... Dr. Craig McCabe, a prominent local eye doctor, notes a sign.... Read More

Op Ed from Rob Mitchell on Public Education

Jun 09, 2024 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

Op Ed on Local Public Education (Property Assessor Rob Mitchell)  Rutherford County and the city of Murfreesboro stand as beacons of educational excellence in Tennessee..... Read More
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Simply Smyrna "Rolled Out The RED CARPET"

Jun 08, 2024 at 07:42 pm by WGNS

Smyrna, TN - The Town of Smyrna is known for its Southern charm and hospitality, and that was evident everywhere you walked Saturday night at the Simply Smyrna Celebration. Fr.... Read More

Read To Succeed Needs VOLUNTEERS

Jun 08, 2024 at 12:38 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - Read To Succeed needs volunteers to help with their adult literacy program. The non-profit group will offer a volunteer training program from 6:00 to 8.... Read More