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Local MTSU student named first recipient of the Drs. David and Yolando Chatman Scholarship presented by the MMC Foundation

Jun 22, 2022 at 11:02 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN  –Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter (MMC), in conjunction with the MMC Foundation, recently named Kirolos Michael as the first recipient.... Read More

MTSU staff preps 290+ high school students for Governor’s School for the Arts finale

Jun 21, 2022 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For the past 37 years, the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, hosted by MTSU’s College of Liberal Arts, has been a tool for.... Read More

Smyrna Is First Outside Of Nashville To Get Google Fiber

Jun 21, 2022 at 07:48 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Mayor Mary Esther Reed and Google Fiber’s Ryun Jackson announced Tuesday (6/21/2022) that the Town of Smyrna and Google Fiber have reached an agreement.... Read More

Murfreesboro Men Struggle for Suspects Gun in Nashville Gas Station Incident, Suspect and One Victim Shot

Jun 21, 2022 at 05:35 pm by WGNS

One Murfreesboro man was shot in Nashville early Monday morning and a second man, also from Murfreesboro, fired back at the suspect. As a result of the shooting, Metro Polic.... Read More

Local Library Branches are Becoming More High Tech and Offering Services like the Use of 3D Printers

Jun 21, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) - Local library branches have been doing a number of things to change with the times, equaling more technologically advanced libraries in places lik.... Read More

After a Series of Unusual Pre-Trial Motions, Man Convicted in a Rutherford County DUI Case Appeals Ruling

Jun 21, 2022 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) – A Rutherford County arrest made by a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper in 2018 that ended with a man being convicted of DUI and possessing.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks at #5 for States with Veteran Owned Businesses

Jun 21, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES: A new report found that the Volunteer State has 5th most veteran-owned businesses in the country. Nationwide, the U.S. Department of Veterans Af.... Read More

La Vergne Plans Independence Day Celebration for July 4

Jun 21, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The highly-anticipated Independence Day Celebration in La Vergne will be back at Veterans Memorial Park, 115 Floyd Mayfield Drive, for the annual fireworks.... Read More

Tennessee Records Small Unemployment Increase of 0.1% - May Unemployment in TN Equals 3.3%

Jun 21, 2022 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Preliminary data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) indicated Tennessee’s unemployment rate for May 2022 increased slightly from April’.... Read More

Light Up the Night for Child Abuse Victims!

Jun 21, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “The Child Advocacy Center needs local businesses, civic groups, and individuals to make the Light Up the Night end of summer party s.... Read More
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UPDATE: 3-Vehicle Crash Monday PM

Jun 20, 2022 at 09:19 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Here's an update on the Monday (6/20/2022) evening crash that occurred at 6:42PM at the intersection of NW Broad Street and N. Thompson Lane.  A citiz.... Read More

UPDATE: Body of Deceased Rockvale Man Pulled From Lake Identified

Jun 20, 2022 at 04:55 pm by WGNS

  (SMYRNA, TN) The man who drowned on J. Percy Priest Lake this past Sunday (June 19, 2022) has been identified as 62-year-old Billy Stanford Capps of Rockvale. The acci.... Read More
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UPDATE: Driver charged with vehicular homicide and DUI in the fatal crash that killed 11-year-old Cole Johnson in Murfreesboro

Jun 20, 2022 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE: MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – A Murfreesboro man now faces multiple charges including vehicular homicide in the fatal head-on collision that occurred on Ma.... Read More

Appeal denied for Murfreesboro man convicted in the 2015 death of a Lascassas resident

Jun 20, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

An appeal filed by a Murfreesboro man who was convicted for killing a Lascassas resident in 2015 has once again been denied - - this time, by the Tennessee Supreme Court. In.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools ‘Teach Now’ program aims to attract new educators

Jun 20, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teacher.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police want to speak with 'Person of Interest' in an alleged stolen, altered, forged, check incident

Jun 20, 2022 at 02:05 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Recognize this man? Murfreesboro Police wish to talk with him in connection to an alleged incident at F & M Bank (Memorial Blvd.). Publ.... Read More
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UPDATE: Truck spilled macaroni and cheese all over I-24 in Murfreesboro area

Jun 20, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS

Macaroni and cheese were all over the interstate this past weekend - - it happened early Sunday morning (06/19/22) on Interstate 24 East in the Murfreesboro area….... Read More

La Vergne Mayor Jason Cole Announces Re-Election Bid

Jun 20, 2022 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Political Release: Jason Cole has announced that he will seek re-election to the office of mayor for the city of La Vergne in the upcoming Nov. 8 election.  Cole, who cu.... Read More

Currently, Tennessee is the 7th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Jun 20, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) - According to AAA, the Auto Club Group, Gas prices across Tennessee are trending lower this week after a run of record-setting prices at the pump. The.... Read More

MEDIA COMMENTARY: Is Print Dead? Audio by MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss,

Jun 20, 2022 at 07:31 am by WGNS

In communication, is PRINT dead? With more on this subject in media, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss with this week’s commentary… COMMENTARY (.... Read More