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Central Tennessee Regional Planning Board seeking additional evidence related to Middle Point Landfill expansion application

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pursuant to a recent court ruling by the Chancery Court in BFI vs. Regional Board, the Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board i.... Read More

Report: 6.6% of Tennessee adults still live with parents

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, 6.6% of adults aged 25 and older live with their parents, compared to 7.3% of adults at the national level. Scroll down for mor.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll analysis explores COVID-19 prevention in Tennessee schools

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Most Tennessee parents polled late in 2021 by researchers with the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy say they send their children to school with masks, but they also h.... Read More

Murfreesboro Lost A Caring Leader: Dr. Ralph Hillman

Jan 19, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Murfreesboro lost a caring and concerned leader with the passing of Dr. Ralph Hillman.  Visitation with the family will be Friday (1/28/2022) fro.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry announces legislative team

Jan 19, 2022 at 01:19 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee General Assembly has convened for the 2022 Legislative Session. State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) has announced his 2022 legislative team. The team inc.... Read More

Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office to Hire Two Medicolegal Investigators

Jan 19, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (January 19, 2022)—The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office (RCMEO) is seeking to hire two Medicolegal Death Investigators (MDIs).The.... Read More

OP-ED: Mike Sparks: Tennessee Republicans will work to keep communities and schools safe in 2022

Jan 19, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

OPINION by Rep. Mike Sparks (R)Tennessee voters spoke loud and clear last November when they overwhelmingly elected Republicans to represent them at every level. I’m ext.... Read More

MTSU announces 2022 Unity Luncheon honorees; Feb. 3 deadline for tickets

Jan 19, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University will honor five Middle Tennessee “unsung heroes” who’ve served their communities faithfull.... Read More

Rotary Clubs Join Forces to Build Walls and Hope for Area Residents

Jan 18, 2022 at 09:08 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) with three Rotary Clubs of Rutherford County will gather for the 3rd Annual “Rotary Builds” Habitat Panel B.... Read More

Aim for a Purpose Shooting Competition Fundraiser presented by Truist

Jan 18, 2022 at 08:57 pm by WGNS

Aim For A Purpose is the first fundraising event to be held at the new Outpost Armory located at 1132 Beasie Road in Murfreesboro. The upcoming event will be on Thursday,.... Read More

African American woman fears her family's 115-Year-old farm on Arno Road could become a housing development

Jan 18, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

Just a few miles from Eagleville, Tennessee is the site of a 100-year-old farm that is owned by an African American family that could soon be turned into a housing develo.... Read More

MTSU Groundhog Day Luncheon 11:30AM Feb. 2nd

Jan 18, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

(MURREESBORO)  Middle Tennessee baseball's annual celebration of Groundhog Day is back as in-person festivities return for the 49th annual luncheon set for 11:30AM W.... Read More

Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport to Retire in September of 2022

Jan 18, 2022 at 05:28 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Judge Donna Scott Davenport will not seek re-election for Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge and will retire at the end of he.... Read More

Progressive Era in Tennessee comes to life in 2022 with MTSU virtual lecturers

Jan 18, 2022 at 02:43 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU scholars will continue their examination of a pivotal period in Tennessee history with several enlightening online presentations.Antoinet.... Read More

Walking with a Purpose: Public Health Director representing Tennessee in the 2022 United States of America’s Mrs. Pageant in Las Vegas, NV

Jan 18, 2022 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Public Health Director LaShan Dixon will be traveling to the 2022 United States of America Mrs. Pageant in Las Vegas, Nevada th.... Read More

MFRD Assistant Chief Kaye Jernigan Retiring After 33-Years, THANK YOU!

Jan 18, 2022 at 08:22 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBOFO)  The Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department first female captain and first female assistant chief is retiring after 33 years of dedicated service to the depar.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter Now Accepting Applications for the ‘Drs. David and Yolando Chatman Scholarship’

Jan 18, 2022 at 07:49 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter (MMC) announced that applications are now being accepted for the ‘Drs. David and Yolando Chatman Sch.... Read More

In Case You Missed It: Local Law Enforcement Captures Escapee Wanted in Benton and Bradley Counties on January 12, 2022

Jan 18, 2022 at 07:37 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) WGNS has more information on last Wednesday's (01/12/2020) failed escape of a Benton County suspect who faces charges in Bradley County and now in Rutherfo.... Read More

Molotov Cocktails Deface Hazen Brigade Monument

Jan 17, 2022 at 04:08 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Hazen Brigade Monument is the oldest Civil War monument in the location of its original battlefield. Officials say that between early and mid-December.... Read More

Andrae Crismon announced his candidacy for Juvenile Court Judge

Jan 17, 2022 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Local attorney and pastor Andrae Crismon announced Monday (01/17/2022) at Patterson Park that he is a candidate for Juvenile Court Judge for Rut.... Read More