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UPDATE: Saturday Night Fire Destroys Historic Home

Jun 24, 2013 at 04:45 am by bryan

Around 11:20 Saturday night (6/22/2013) fire destroyed the pre-Civil War home that was built by Mordici Burgess Wade in 1823. A firefighter with the Walter Hill Volunteer Fire.... Read More

Price at the Grocery is Going DOWN! Only by (Point).25 Percent.

Jun 24, 2013 at 03:45 am by bryan

The cost of non-prepared food items is about to go down, starting next month. You may recall that in May of this year, Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law a reduction in the stat.... Read More

MTSU Professor Chimes in On Government Employees Leaking Top Secret Information

Jun 24, 2013 at 02:15 am by bryan

An MTSU professor in Murfreesboro has decided to weigh in on the issue of espionage (spying) and government leaks. We are not talking about the government syping on you - we a.... Read More

Some Parents to Lose $15-Per Child / Per Week in Tennessee

Jun 24, 2013 at 02:00 am by bryan

WGNS is following up on a story you first heard about on the Tennessee Radio Network this past Friday afternoon. We are told the state is notifying Tennesseans drawing unemplo.... Read More

Tennessee Kids Ranked at Number 39 on WHAT LIST?

Jun 24, 2013 at 01:15 am by bryan

Tennessee is 39th in the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2013 National KIDS COUNT Data Book ranking of child well-being that has just been released. Ran.... Read More

Two-Year Old Almost Drowns In Home Pool Accident

Jun 23, 2013 at 10:47 pm by bryan

Shortly after 3:00 o'clock Sunday afternoon (6/23/2013), an emergency call about a two-year old not responding after being underwater in a backyard pool in Murfreesboro. When.... Read More

Senator Corker Releases Brief Statement on Deficit Reform Through Immigration Reform

Jun 23, 2013 at 08:45 pm by bryan

U.S. Senator Bob Corker, R-Tenn., released the following statement on the opportunity to decrease the deficit through immigration reform. “I’ve been in the Senate.... Read More

Fake Police Car Sitting in Front of Islamic Center of Murfreesboro?

Jun 23, 2013 at 06:20 pm by bryan

On May 29th WGNS updated listeners on the lawsuit against Rutherford County Planning Commissioners filed by Kevin Fisher in regards to construction of the newly built mosque o.... Read More

Ram's Murfreesboro Traffic Warnings Through June 29th

Jun 23, 2013 at 05:52 pm by bryan

Summer has officially arrived, and so have the plethera of road projects. City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists of potential trouble areas to avoid between no.... Read More

Saturday Fire on DeJarnette Lane Being Investigated: Do You Have Any Clues for the Fire Marshal?

Jun 23, 2013 at 04:25 pm by bryan

Several Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department units, including Districts 6 and 8 and Rescue 2, along with two Rutherford County Fire and Rescue brush trucks battled12 to 15.... Read More

African Aggressive Type Bees in Tennessee?

Jun 17, 2013 at 09:30 pm by bryan

The migration of Africanized bees into Tennessee has state agriculture officials and beekeepers on alert. The first known instance of the more aggressive bees – sometim.... Read More

Bonnaroo was The Easiest on Law Enforcement in the Past 12-Years - Only 42-Arrested!

Jun 17, 2013 at 09:26 pm by bryan

Bonnaroo: What Happened in Manchester During the Event? Bonnaroo has ended for another year and Coffee County Sheriff Steve Graves says that he thinks this was the easiest on.... Read More

Murfreesboro Resident and Nashville Resident (Both Products of MTSU) to Fly in 37th Annual Air Race Classic for Women

Jun 17, 2013 at 07:18 pm by bryan

MTSU aerospace products Alison Taylor of Murfreesboro and Alexis Hutchinson of Nashville will soon be on the ride of their relatively young lives. Taylor, 20, a May graduate.... Read More

LaVergne SWAT Team Exercise Turns Into REAL EVENT Monday!

Jun 17, 2013 at 07:11 pm by bryan

Talk about a wild turn of events... A training exercise Monday for the La Vergne Police Department SWAT team turned into a live mission following a dangerous domestic assault.... Read More

Man Charged for 6th Time with Driving on a Revoked License

Jun 17, 2013 at 02:58 pm by bryan

A charge of Driving on a Revoked license for the 6th time was filed against 50-Year old Gregory D. Dunnaway after he allegedly came close to striking a police car in the Lowes.... Read More

Parking in Downtown Murfreesboro Around the Square: Problem for Some Local Shoppers

Jun 17, 2013 at 01:43 pm by bryan

If you have ever been to the Murfreesboro square, then you know how hard it can be to find a parking space. The Only Downtown Business Alliance knows about the parking situati.... Read More

UPDATE: State Representative Joe Carr Announces Event in His Run for Congress

Jun 17, 2013 at 12:08 pm by bryan

The race to the 4th district U.S. Congressional Seat currently held by Republican Scott DesJarlais is heating up between Tennessee Senator Jim Tracy (Republican) and Tenn.... Read More

You've Heard About It, But What is the Community Assessment Project of Rutherford County?

Jun 17, 2013 at 11:47 am by bryan

Dr. Rick Moffett with the MTSU Department of Psychology is helping Rutherford County tackle a strategic community assessment (Project name: Rutherford County Community Assessm.... Read More

FOLLOW UP: Praise to the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Dispatch Unit

Jun 17, 2013 at 11:31 am by bryan

Dwayne Sadler, a volunteer firefighter for the Christiana Volunteer Fire Department, told WGNS that exactly one week ago today proved hectic for emergency workers when a storm.... Read More

Tennessee Heath Department Says: ‘Slip, slop, slap?' - Say What?

Jun 17, 2013 at 09:53 am by bryan

When you're having fun outdoors, it's easy to forget how important it is to protect yourself from the sun. Unprotected skin can be damaged by the sun's ultraviolet rays in as.... Read More