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Accidental Firing of a Handgun at Apartment

Nov 07, 2011 at 10:54 am by bryan

A Murfreesboro man called the police after an upstairs neighbor fired a handgun through his ceiling. The incident was reported at Chelsa Place Apartments. The victim told offi.... Read More

Local Ministry Helping People at a Time of Need

Nov 07, 2011 at 08:22 am by bryan

Five Thousand is a ministry that reaches the homeless and low-income individuals in Murfreesboro, TN.  The group feeds, clothes, and builds relationships with many indivi.... Read More

Pump Price Fall As Crude Prices Rise Slightly

Nov 07, 2011 at 06:58 am by bryan

Oil prices continue to linger near $95 a barrel as conflicting factors have prices at a standstill. A barrel of oil settled Friday at $94.26 on the New York Mercantile Exchang.... Read More

Celebrity Spelling Bee

Nov 07, 2011 at 05:55 am by bryan

There won’t be spell-check on the stage at Patterson Park Community Center on November 15, when thirteen local celebrities battle for a spelling bee championship. The f.... Read More

Diversity Showcased At MTSU's "International Education Week"

Nov 06, 2011 at 05:58 pm by bryan

Infusing the college curriculum with a global focus is the goal as MTSU celebrates international education with a lineup of free public events across campus Nov. 12-18. The U.... Read More

Attention Farmers: December 1st is "reimbursement filing" deadliner

Nov 06, 2011 at 05:52 pm by bryan

Thursday, December 1st is the deadline for eligible farmers to submit reimbursement requests for livestock projects approved through the Tennessee Agricultural Enhancement Pro.... Read More

WW II Book Signing 1PM Nov. 12 at Murfreesboro Airport

Nov 06, 2011 at 05:39 pm by bryan

During the early years of World War II in the Pacific theatre, young American airmen flew the longest and most perilous bombing missions of the war. The book release event is.... Read More

Big Buzz...Read To Succeed's Spelling Bee November 15th

Nov 06, 2011 at 05:32 pm by bryan

There won’t be spell-check on the stage at Patterson Park Community Center on November 15, when thirteen local celebrities battle for a spelling bee championship. The f.... Read More

"Best Christmas Pageant Ever" in Woodbury for only 2 shows: Nov. 12th and 19th!

Nov 06, 2011 at 05:27 pm by bryan

The vile Herdman children romp across your Christmas Saturdays November 12th and the 19th at the Arts Center of Cannon County at 1424 John Bragg Highway in nieghboring Woodbur.... Read More

Arts for Education All County Youth Art Contest Release

Nov 06, 2011 at 05:23 pm by bryan

"There are more valid facts and details in works of art than there are in history books," said Charlie Chaplin, the famous “Little Tramp” from silent film’s.... Read More

Ram's Bumper Bummers Nov. 6-12, 2011

Nov 06, 2011 at 05:20 pm by bryan

Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran checks his computer and reports potential problems for area motorist November 6th through the 12th.  City Construction P.... Read More

Occupy Murfreesboro on M'boro Square - Pictures, Sound, and Video

Nov 04, 2011 at 01:58 pm by bryan

The Murfreesboro unit of the Occupy Wall Street movement occupied the downtown square Friday afternoon.  The goal of the group is to show support of Occupy Wall Street..... Read More

Dealing with Alzheimer's

Nov 04, 2011 at 01:45 pm by bryan

The Alzheimer's Association will hold their second annual caregivers workshop on November 17th. WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to Mike Gann about the upcoming class. The workshop.... Read More

School Fire at Roy Waldron Elementary

Nov 04, 2011 at 12:53 pm by bryan

Students were treated Friday to a picnic lunch in their classrooms because of a kitchen fire earlier this morning at Roy Waldron Elementary School.  The school kitchen ma.... Read More

Drivers License Testing Center Open on Saturday

Nov 04, 2011 at 12:38 pm by bryan

The Tennessee drivers license testing center in Murfreesboro has extended their days of service to include the first Saturday of each month. The added day is to ensure that ev.... Read More

Occupy Murfreesboro on Local Square

Nov 04, 2011 at 12:27 pm by bryan

The group Occupy Murfreesboro met in front of the Rutherford County Courthouse on Friday. WGNS is there and we are gathering soundbytes for you to hear why they are protesting.... Read More

WGNS to Participate in Federal Emergency Broadcast TEST

Nov 04, 2011 at 10:42 am by bryan

On November the 9th, WGNS will participate in a test of the emergency broadcast system in cooperation with the federal government.  The test will be at 1:00 on the 9th.... Read More

Smoke Seen at Roy Waldron School

Nov 04, 2011 at 10:33 am by bryan

Roy Waldron Elementary School in LaVergne had to be briefly evacuated on Friday. The school was evacuated due to smoke being seen in the kitchen. A school custodian pulled the.... Read More

Another Walmart or Target Store in Murfreesboro?

Nov 04, 2011 at 09:16 am by bryan

The rumors of a new Walmart Store or a Target in the southern portion of Rutherford County continue. Reports indicate the property owner of land to the south of County Farm Ro.... Read More

UPDATE: Amazon.com Coming to Murfreesboro

Nov 04, 2011 at 06:17 am by bryan

Plateau Excavation will grade the land and make the initial site preparations for Amazon.com in Murfreesboro. The company has been awarded a $7.2-million dollar contract with.... Read More