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Summer learning camp math curriculum for middle schoolers designed to sharpen skills; middle school math specialist retiring after 31 years in education

Jun 24, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

After 31 years in education, it all came down to 16 days for Kim Day to have one final opportunity to make a lasting impression on middle-schoolers.Day has been a middle schoo.... Read More

Murfreesboro Suspect Charged with Raping Man at a 2019 Party will Head to Trial Next Month

Jun 24, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

A 29-year-old man arrested 3-years ago in Murfreesboro for allegedly raping another man at a party will head to trial next month on July 13th. Investigative work by now reti.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

Arrest Made in Alleged Facebook Marketplace Scam

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

An arrest has been made in the Facebook Marketplace scam that WGNS told you about late last week. The scam involved a man who was allegedly targeting Middle Tennesseans who.... Read More

Historical Commission Grants Help MTSU and the 5th Bedford County Courthouse

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Historical Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, has announced 35 Federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) grants totaling over $929,515 awarded fo.... Read More

Man arrested in 2020 homicide at a Murfreesboro apartment complex

Jun 23, 2021 at 01:57 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Criminal Investigations Division detectives have solved a 2020 homicide with the arrest of a 19-year-old man.Rickey Leedarius Flowers, of Murf.... Read More

UPDATE: MPD Criminal Investigations Division detectives charge second man in March homicide

Jun 23, 2021 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Three months after a violent murder on S. University and Sevier Streets, a second man has been charged.Dimetrius Raymond Ford, 28, will be served w.... Read More

St. Thomas Rutherford APPROVED For Open Heart Surgery

Jun 23, 2021 at 11:48 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Murfreesboro will soon have a facility that does open heart surgery. On Wednesday morning (6/23/2021), the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency t.... Read More

Rutherford County Adopts School Facilities Tax

Jun 23, 2021 at 09:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Commissioners voted unanimously at Thursday’s County Commission meeting to adopt the “School Facilities Tax” in.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department announces changes to COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Location

Jun 23, 2021 at 08:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department will be changing its vaccination and testing site beginning Monday, June 28. The COVID-19 vaccination site will.... Read More

Subject Allegedly Broke Into a Car, Stole a Wallet and Attempted to Go Shopping

Jun 23, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives are trying to identify and find an individual accused of breaking into a car parked outside the Adams Tennis Complex in Old Fort Park. The break-in o.... Read More

Rash of Fires

Jun 23, 2021 at 06:01 am by WGNS

With the week half-over, Rutherford County Fire-Rescue has already had two home fires and a trailer truck blaze. In addition, Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue has answered two home fi.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks in the Bottom Half for Child Well-Being Nationally

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:58 pm by WGNS

Tennessee was performing well on high school graduation rates immediately before the COVID-19 pandemic but was falling short on percentage of children living in pove.... Read More

Rutherford County Reported the 12th Largest Population Growth in the U.S.

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

For the first time ever, California posted a population decline in 2020, and the United States as a whole didn’t fare much better. Its growth has decelerated to 0.35% ye.... Read More

UPDATE: The Tennessee Housing Market

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Tennessee’s housing report data for the first quarter of 2021 show that “despite the slow economic recovery, the housing.... Read More

New technology, careless drivers causing increase in auto thefts

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Drivers leaving keys and key fobs in their vehicles, and not locking the doors has led to an increase of auto thefts in Murfreesboro, accordin.... Read More

Big Pickleball Event This Weekend in Murfreesboro

Jun 22, 2021 at 02:19 pm by WGNS

Over 100 people are expected to participate in a special sporting event this weekend in Murfreesboro. However, it is not a traditional sport like soccer or baseball. Thomas.... Read More

The Rising Concern of Fentanyl in Street Drugs in Rutherford County

Jun 22, 2021 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

Illegal drug use continues to plague communities like Murfreesboro and the numbers look to only be increasing.One of the many drugs used on the street is fentanyl, which h.... Read More

St. Thomas Rutherford Requesting Cardiac Surgery Program

Jun 22, 2021 at 12:29 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  With the growth in Rutherford County along with the people living in the contiguous counties who depend on the medical services here, Ascension St. Thomas.... Read More

Annual La Vergne “Independence Day Celebration” Returns

Jun 22, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

The City of La Vergne is excited to announce plans for the annual Independence Day Celebration fireworks show at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive.Thi.... Read More