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Middle Tennessee Electric's Tree Wise Program Sees Increase in School Participation

May 17, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Each year during February and March, Middle Tennessee Electric brings its educational initiative, Tree Wise, to local schools to teach students abou.... Read More

Tuesday PM Home Fire On S. Rutherford Blvd.

May 17, 2022 at 05:30 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBOR)  Murfreesboro Fire-Rescue responded to a home fire on South Rutherford Boulevard around 1:50PM Tuesday afternoon (5/17/2022). As the first truck pulle.... Read More

Tennessee Inclusive Restroom Sign Law Struck Down

May 17, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

The ACLU has announced their opinion on a federal judge striking down a Tennessee law on Tuesday (May 17, 2022) that required businesses and other entities that allow tra.... Read More

Fourteen Individuals Graduate from United Way Catalyst Program

May 17, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS

  On May 19th, fourteen individuals will graduate from United Way’s nine-month Catalyst program. The class of business leaders has participated in the program to b.... Read More

MTSU Physician Assistant Studies celebrates first public PA program in Middle Tennessee

May 17, 2022 at 09:29 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s new Physician Assistant Studies, or PA, graduate program has been a decade in the making, and the university marked the occa.... Read More

Summer Programs and Summer Fun for kids throughout Rutherford County

May 17, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Local schools are wrapping up graduation ceremonies this week with Riverdale High School preparing for their ceremony on Wednesday night (May 18), B.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

Campaign Announcement: Austin Maxwell for Murfreesboro City Council

May 17, 2022 at 07:07 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Rutherford County Republican Party Chairman Austin Maxwell announced this week that he will be seeking one of the three Murfreesboro City Council seats duri.... Read More

La Vergne Police to Implement New “Safe Summer” Campaign

May 16, 2022 at 09:34 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) As summer approaches and the school year draws to a close, the La Vergne Police Department wants the community to know it is committed to keeping the city s.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council holds Special Budget Review Session May 19

May 16, 2022 at 09:11 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in Special Session at 4:00 p.m. this Thursday, May 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall for the purpose of reviewing the proposed F.... Read More

Media Commentary: Is it Fact or Fiction, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 16, 2022 at 08:47 pm by WGNS

Is it fact or fiction? With today’s media commentary, here’s Dr. Larry Burriss from the MTSU School of Journalism…    VERBATIM: “In the tr.... Read More

Two face TennCare Fraud Charges in Rutherford County

May 16, 2022 at 05:56 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Two people in Rutherford County are charged with TennCare fraud in connection with allegedly giving false information so one of them could enroll in th.... Read More

MTSU grads commissioned as Air Force second lieutenants at ceremony

May 16, 2022 at 05:21 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Recent MTSU graduates Corwin Cordell and Jalen Ervin received their commissions as U.S. Air Force second l.... Read More

Man charged with second degree murder of 30-year-old in Murfreesboro scheduled for June trial date

May 16, 2022 at 04:10 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) A murder case that dates back to April 9, 2020 will make its way to the Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom of Judge Barry Tidwell next month on June 20, 20.... Read More

3-Teens arrested for allegedly robbing Murfreesboro man in downtown Nashville

May 16, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS

(Nashville, TN) A Murfreesboro man was robbed in one of the main tourist districts of Music City, but quick action by Metro Officers assigned to the Entertainment District in.... Read More

Spring Fling XXIX begins next week in Rutherford County

May 16, 2022 at 11:10 am by WGNS

  Rutherford County is once again set to host Spring Fling, TSSAA’s unique spring sports championship event where state championships are decided in seven differ.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Friday - May 27, 2022

May 16, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

A sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Eagleville area in Rutherford County…  Again, the sobriety checkpoint will be on Highway 41A in Eagleville, Sou.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Gas Prices unchanged this week (Monday - 05/16/22)

May 16, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee are unchanged  in the last week, averaging $4.19/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations.... Read More

Food Distribution in Murfreesboro - Volunteer Opportunity

May 16, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Volunteers are needed at Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency for the quarterly food distribution drive. The distribution location will be at Allen Chapel.... Read More