News

Red Cross Needs Your GIFT OF LIFE

Sep 18, 2021 at 11:03 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  First responders from around the state teamed up with the American Red Cross, Ascension Saint Thomas, and the Tennessee Titans and col.... Read More
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard

Sep 18, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO)  The Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard renaming ceremony took place Saturday morning (9/18/2021) at the Patterson Community Center.  The first.... Read More

Ram's Rainy Road Report

Sep 18, 2021 at 09:36 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rain, mud and traffic jams. Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran warns motorists of areas to avoid between today and.... Read More

Commentary: Introspection in news and in ourselves

Sep 18, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Commentary: Do people have the ability to look at themselves and examine their wrongs or rights with a critical eye? One MTSU professor has something to say on the subject.... Read More

Public Invited: "Immigration Law" at MTSU 3PM This Monday

Sep 18, 2021 at 07:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  “Immigration, Law and Local Consequences: Current Issues for Immigrants and Refugees in Rutherford County” is set for 3&nb.... Read More

Knights of Columbus Donates To TN Fisher House

Sep 18, 2021 at 06:25 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Knights of Columbus Chapter # 4563 of St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church donated $500 to The Tennessee Fisher House Foundation. Knights of C.... Read More

RAINS Force Greenway Arts Festival To Be VIRTUAL!

Sep 18, 2021 at 06:03 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Leaves begin to turn color, cooler temperatures arrive, and the Greenway Art Festival is returning for its 17th year. Howeve.... Read More

COVID-19 delta variant raises new considerations for today’s travelers

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Americans returned to travel in droves this summer. Recent AAA Travel bookings were up at least 11% over 2019 levels, and even more people are excitedly planning trips for 202.... Read More

School Board approves naming of Joe Frank Jernigan Drive

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

The Jernigan name is synonymous with Rutherford County.Joe Frank Jernigan represented District 6 on the County Commission for 22 years during which time he served on the Healt.... Read More

Report finds 38.5% of Tennessee population under age 30, 13th least in U.S.

Sep 17, 2021 at 10:04 am by WGNS

Less likely to be tied down by family and mortgages, young people tend to be more mobile than their older counterparts. Cheaper cities where young people can afford to rent or.... Read More

UPDATE: Accident on S. Church Street Thursday Morning

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

WGNS has more on the South Church Street accident that occurred on Thursday morning around 6:15. Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer Larry Flowers told us that fire.... Read More

Unemployment Remains on a Downward Trend as the State’s Economy Continues to Rebound

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:55 am by WGNS

As Tennessee’s economy continues to rebound, the state has experienced three consecutive months of lower unemployment, according to newly released data from the Departme.... Read More

HELP WANTED: WGNS Radio is Looking for a Diverse Personality that can Tackle New Digital and On-Air Sales AND Become an On Air Talent

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:54 am by WGNS

WGNS is Hiring WGNS Radio provides more local news than any other media outlet in Rutherford County. With two presets on the FM dial and one on our original AM frequency,.... Read More

Downtown on the Farm, set for Sunday, Sept. 19 at Oaklands Mansion

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:50 am by WGNS

The 4th annual Downtown on the Farm, presented by Locally Owned Murfreesboro, is set for Sunday, Sept. 19 at Oaklands Mansion.This farm-to-table fundraising dinner features&nb.... Read More

TBI: Former Williamson County Deputy accused of mishandling information in rape case to potentially benefit friend

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

FRANKLIN – A former Williamson County deputy faces a felony charge of misconduct following an investigation by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investiga.... Read More
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Announcement of $110 Million Hospital Expansion - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford to Invest in Major Facility Development

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford officials announced today plans for an additional $110 million facility development of the hospital campus starting in 2021, with completion.... Read More

Local school's to hold safety drills for an active shooter and more on September 27th

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Being a school resource officer has changed over the years and more than likely, what they train for in schools today, would not have been imaginable in the 1980's and perha.... Read More

MTSU's Baldwin Gallery exhibit showcases effort to preserve Baltimore’s architectural history

Sep 16, 2021 at 01:18 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Maryland-based photographer and archivist is bringing his eye for detail to MTSU's renowned Baldwin Photographic Gallery .... Read More

Lebanon Man Found Dead in Cumberland River

Sep 16, 2021 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

The body of a Lebanon, Tennessee man was recovered from the Cumberland River on Monday afternoon in West Nashville. Police say the body was first noticed by a tugboat operator.... Read More

Murfreesboro Public Works annual Fall Leaf Collection begins Oct. 1

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The 2021 Fall Leaf Collection season begins October 1 and continues through December 31, 2021.  During this peak season, Oct. 1-Jan..... Read More