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Homeless Man Arrested on Robbery Charge

Jun 14, 2013 at 02:09 pm by bryan

A homeless man wanted for robbery has been apprehended by Murfreesboro Police thanks to an anonymous tip on Thursday. Robert Jonathan Wilson was taken into custody in the lobb.... Read More

Scott DesJarlais Issues Statement on President Obama Reportedly Supplying Guns to Syrian Rebels

Jun 14, 2013 at 01:30 pm by bryan

Congressman Scott DesJarlais, M.D. (TN-04) issued the following statement on the news that President Obama will begin supplying Syrian rebels for the first time with small arm.... Read More

Nurse Practioner Arrested on Drug Related Charges - To Appear in Federal Court

Jun 14, 2013 at 11:00 am by bryan

A nurse practioner in Murfreesboro has been arrested on a federal indictment that alleges she obtained a schedule three drug by fraudulent misrepresentation. According to an a.... Read More

Special Guest at Rotary in Smyrna was Retiring Senator Douglas Henry

Jun 14, 2013 at 10:46 am by bryan

An event that is rather unlikely in these political times took place at the Smyrna Rotary Club on Thursday. State Representative Mike Sparks and State Senator Bill Ketron, who.... Read More

MED Restored Power In Riverview Area Friday Morning

Jun 14, 2013 at 07:03 am by bryan

Residents in the Riverview area awoke Friday morning (6/14/2013) with no electricity. A spokesperson with the Murfreesboro Electric Department told WGNS News that the first c.... Read More

Flag Day Ceremony in Murfreesboro on Friday Morning at 11:00

Jun 14, 2013 at 06:00 am by bryan

Friday is officially known as “Flag Day.” There will be an 11AM Flag Day Ceremony at Cannonsburgh Village (312 S. Front St.). Participants are asked to meet at the.... Read More

Judge Taylor and the Letter to Women - He Does Things A Little Different Around Here...

Jun 14, 2013 at 06:00 am by bryan

Many Rutherford County women have heard about the memorandum released by Judge Royce Taylor in regards to how female lawyers should dress when in court. Since the story broke.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon Days is Getting Closer and Closer! Yeee-Hawww!

Jun 14, 2013 at 03:45 am by bryan

We are inching closer and closer towards Uncle Dave Macon Days in Murfreesboro. The event is the 12th, 13th, and 14th of July (Friday – Sunday) at the Cannonsburgh Pione.... Read More

Learn Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, French or Latin this Summer at MTSU During an Easy Week Long Class!

Jun 14, 2013 at 02:00 am by bryan

Planning to travel to a foreign country? Well, it’s not too late to learn a foreign language before you go. Dr. Shelley Thomas invites you to attend the Summer Language.... Read More

See the Top Five Most Wanted in Rutherford County Right Now

Jun 14, 2013 at 01:00 am by bryan

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office has released their latest list of the top five most wanted persons. The photos are above. If you know where one of the suspects ca.... Read More

United Way Announces Major Investments Into the Community

Jun 14, 2013 at 01:00 am by bryan

The United Way made a major announcement about recent investments into the community on Thursday. The local non-profit reported that they awarded grant money to a variety of p.... Read More

Friday Is FLAG DAY...11AM Ceremony at Cannonsburgh!

Jun 13, 2013 at 10:03 pm by bryan

Friday is FLAG DAY, a day that we honor Old Glory. A special ceremony will be held at 11:00 o'clock, June 14th at the flagpole in Cannonsburgh. Well-known veteran leader and e.... Read More

UPDATE: Fatality Victims Names Released in Early Morning Double Fatality Crash

Jun 13, 2013 at 10:00 pm by bryan

WGNS has even more news on the fatal accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. We are told that the Tennessee Highway Patrol, local law enforcement officials.... Read More

Commission Honors Spring Fling Winners, Council Keeps It Brief

Jun 13, 2013 at 09:47 pm by bryan

Largely obligatory meetings of both the Rutherford County Commission as well as the Murfreesboro City Council on Thursday, June 13th.  At the commission, the group issued.... Read More

A Store that Focuses on Olive Oil in Murfreesboro? We Have to Admit, WGNS Was Amazed at all of the Wonderful Taste at The Epicurean Olive Oil Co.

Jun 13, 2013 at 09:06 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro is bustling with new businesses, some of which are quite unique. A new store just recently opened in The Avenue that sells olive oil. Perhaps we should elaborate..... Read More

Rutherford County Planners Could Require a Sprinkler System in your New Home

Jun 13, 2013 at 02:24 pm by bryan

The Rutherford County Planning Commission could soon vote to force all future homeowners building a new house to install a sprinkler system in their home.  Steve Jensen w.... Read More

New Rover Buses Are Here

Jun 13, 2013 at 07:39 am by bryan

The new Rover buses have arrived, and they're a little larger than the original ones. Murfreesboro Mayor Tommy Bragg explained that the new units are "kneeling buses", making.... Read More

PAST REPORT AND PREVIOUS INFORMATION: FATAL Wreck on I-24 Thursday Morning - Two Deaths

Jun 13, 2013 at 06:26 am by bryan

There was a fatal wreck on I-24 in Murfreesboro on Thursday morning shortly after midnight. Two people were killed in the 10-vehicle wreck at the South Church Street exit in t.... Read More

Campers / Cars to be Searched Prior to Entering Bonnaroo Gates This Year (Today)

Jun 13, 2013 at 06:17 am by bryan

You may notice an increase in campers throughout the day today (Thursday). That is because Bonnaroo officially starts on today (Thursday). We are told the gates of Bonnaroo sw.... Read More

Teachers to LEARN What Common Core State Standards are All About... Do You Understand What It Is???

Jun 13, 2013 at 04:45 am by bryan

The Tennessee Department of Education is holding the largest teacher training event in state history! More than 30,000 educators from across the state will take part in traini.... Read More