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Tuesday Night's Murder-Suicide at Cane Ridge Pkwy Apartment Complex Involved Husband and Wife

Jul 24, 2024 at 07:29 pm by WGNS News

DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN - Just barely over the Rutherford County line in Antioch, a Tuesday night murder-suicide at an apartment complex on Cane Ridge Parkway involved a husband w.... Read More

Main Street Murfreesboro Updates Concert Schedule, Adds October Date

Jul 24, 2024 at 07:07 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Main Street Murfreesboro has announced updates and schedule changes for the Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series. According to reports from the local non.... Read More

Old Fort Golf Course Scheduled to Re-Open Aug. 30 After Renovations

Jul 24, 2024 at 05:29 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Old Fort Golf Course will re-open for golf on Friday, Aug. 30, 2024, following renovations. Golfers can begin scheduling tee times for the reo.... Read More

Senator Dawn White Earns 100% NFIB Small Business Voting Record

Jul 24, 2024 at 05:26 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The state office of the National Federation of Independent Business said today that Senator Dawn White achieved a 100% NFIB voting record in the 2023-2.... Read More

Healing Ecosystems and Daylighting Murfreesboro’s Town Creek

Jul 24, 2024 at 04:55 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Ecological restoration projects are gradually healing damaged ecosystems across the country. More than half a century ago, cities across the U.S. believed t.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Faces Federal Charges for Alleged Firearm Offenses

Jul 24, 2024 at 10:15 am by Chandelar Williams

Updated Story: NASHVILLE, TENN. – Anton Rucker, 47, from Murfreesboro, Tennessee, is now facing federal charges for allegedly possessing ammunition and firearms ill.... Read More

U.S. Senator who Represents TN Says One Step Closer to Passage of the Kids Online Safety Act

Jul 23, 2024 at 06:42 pm by WGNS News

U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), authors of the bipartisan Kids Online Safety Act, released the following statement today as Senate Ma.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Investigate Possible Assault at Target Store

Jul 23, 2024 at 06:30 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro Police are investigating a possible simple assault that took place at Target on Tuesday around 2:30 p.m. According to police, the female victim.... Read More

Tourism in Tennessee: $30.6 Billion Spent by Visitors in 2023 - Rutherford County Likely to See Big Numbers

Jul 23, 2024 at 06:25 pm by WGNS News

Tennessee tourism generated a record $30.6 billion in direct visitor spending and saw 144 million visitors to the state in 2023, according to newly released data from Tourism.... Read More
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Both Suspects in Shooting of Tennessee State Trooper Remain Behind Bars (W/ Photos)

Jul 23, 2024 at 05:50 pm by WGNS News

PUTNAM COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Highway Patrol reports that the second suspect wanted for shooting a State Trooper was apprehended late Monday night and transported to the P.... Read More

Early Voting Ends This Saturday!

Jul 23, 2024 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - We're in the final stretch for EARLY VOTING. The last day to early vote is Saturday (7/27/2024) in the State and Federal Primary, Rutherford Count.... Read More

UPDATE: 2 Separate Missing Person Cases in Murfreesboro and Lebanon

Jul 23, 2024 at 10:48 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - UPDATE: MPD Public Information Officer Larry Flowers updated WGNS on the missing person case and confirmed, "BOLO CANCELED! 41-year old Al Marvyn Trim has b.... Read More

Early Intervention Key for Dyslexic Students in Rutherford County

Jul 22, 2024 at 04:57 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Dyslexia is a common learning disorder affecting many students in both Rutherford County Schools and the Murfreesboro City School System. According to.... Read More

La Vergne Police Officers Return from RNC Deployment

Jul 22, 2024 at 04:43 pm by WGNS News

La Vergne, TN - Five members of the La Vergne Police Department returned on July 19 from a deployment assignment at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Milwaukee, Wisc.... Read More

City Community Development Grants to Assist Murfreesboro Housing Authority Mercury Court Redevelopment

Jul 22, 2024 at 04:19 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The City of Murfreesboro Community Development Department has awarded the Murfreesboro Housing Authority (MHA) with $1.1 million in federal gr.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Comic Con and the Power of Cult Fandom

Jul 22, 2024 at 04:08 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: San Diego Comic Con is a huge event focused on comics, movies, TV shows, and more, attracting about 150,000 people. Many of these events celebrate works with "cult.... Read More

MTSU Pilots Successfully Complete 'Challenging' Air Race Classic 2024

Jul 22, 2024 at 03:43 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s three pilots successfully completed the nearly 2,500-mile Air Race Classic in June, navigating through &l.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Adds New Chairman and Community Leaders to Foundation Board of Directors

Jul 22, 2024 at 03:32 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is pleased to announce Dave Davis as new Board chairman for the Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Boar.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council Approves FY25 Annual Action Plan and Subrecipient Awards

Jul 22, 2024 at 12:07 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro City Council approved the FY25 Annual Action Plan and Subrecipient Awards on Thursday, July 18, 2024. The Annual Action Pl.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Killed on Bicycle Believed to have Fallen Off Bike Prior to Vehicle Striking Him

Jul 22, 2024 at 11:28 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – UPDATE:  There are additional details from the fatal vehicle verses bicycle accident that happened late last week near the Walmart stor.... Read More