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Trio of Rutherford County Schools students selected to perform at Carnegie Hall

Dec 01, 2021 at 08:42 am by WGNS

Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters recalled her Carnegie Hall debut as “one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life.”Peters had alread.... Read More

Newsweek names MTSU among ‘Best Maker Schools in Higher Education’

Nov 30, 2021 at 07:34 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University has been recognized globally by Newsweek magazine as among the Best Maker Schools in Higher Education 2021.T.... Read More

Gordon to Serve as Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Grand Marshall

Nov 30, 2021 at 02:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO– On the 25th birthday of the Murfreesboro Greenway, Former Congressman Bart Gordon will serve as the Grand Marshall of the Murfreesboro Christmas.... Read More

Murfreesboro man facing charges in fatal Tuesday morning accident on Old Hickory Blvd. near I-24

Nov 30, 2021 at 02:20 pm by WGNS

A 44-year-old man who lives in Murfreesboro is now the subject of a vehicular homicide investigation in Nashville. The victim killed in the auto accident on Old Hickory Boulev.... Read More

Tennessee Cattlemen's Association announces 37th annual convention in Murfreesboro

Nov 30, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – The Tennessee Cattlemen's Association (TCA) will celebrate 37 years of serving the state's cattle producers with its annual convention and trade show.... Read More

Man arrested after admitting to drinking and firing shots at dumpster, sending people scattering for safety

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The manager of a local tire store is arrested for reportedly firing his handgun at a dumpster behind the business, sending several people running an.... Read More

Murfreesboro Rotarian had his fingernails painted purple to show his commitment to eradicating polio

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

For those who may not have known, October was worldwide Polio awareness month. The Rotary Club of Murfreesboro along with the 62 clubs of  Rotary District 6760 recently p.... Read More

Study Examines Genetic Risk for Suicide Attempt

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:26 am by WGNS

Suicide attempt most often occurs in individuals diagnosed with a psychiatric illness. A new study reported in Biological Psychiatry identifies the first r.... Read More

Rutherford County Rental Relief To Close Application Portal on Monday, December 6

Nov 30, 2021 at 11:20 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - Due to the total requests for assistance now exceeding all Rutherford County Rental Relief funds available, the program is temporarily closing its appl.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Moves Closer to Partnerships in Recycling with at least Two Companies

Nov 30, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron updated the community on new ways to handle waste, debris and more after several companies throughout the country submitted proposals on ho.... Read More

Report: 11.1% of Tennessee homeowners are under 35, 17th most in U.S.

Nov 30, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The most recent Census data (from 2019) shows that 37.0% of Tennessee residents under age 35 own homes. Overall, 11.1% of all Tennessee homeowners are under 35.Over the last.... Read More

Annual Woodbury, TN Christmas Parade is This Saturday

Nov 30, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

This coming Saturday, December 4th is the day for the Woodbury Christmas Parade. The parade is a community project of the Woodbury Lions Club.Parade entries will assemble at 1.... Read More

Stewarts Creek Middle volunteered for Feed the Children and collected 4,101 items for Thanksgiving meals

Nov 29, 2021 at 06:19 pm by WGNS

“Be awesome today.”Three simple, yet powerful words Dr. Letoni Murry ends with every single morning as he wraps up the daily announcements at Stewarts Creek Middle.... Read More

A drop in crude oil prices is likely to stabilize prices at the pump this week

Nov 29, 2021 at 05:49 pm by WGNS

For the fourth straight week, The Tennessee gas price average declined - nearly two cents cheaper compared to last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now.... Read More

UPDATE: Two businesses broken into after burglar smashes glass door; police searching for burglar

Nov 29, 2021 at 05:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police investigators continue their search for the individual who shattered a glass door and broke into two businesses, stealing sev.... Read More

Rutherford County EMS Patient Reunites with Medics/Dispatchers Who Saved His Life

Nov 29, 2021 at 02:01 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - A Rutherford County resident who experienced a cardiac event was recently reunited with a team of medics and one of the dispatchers responsible fo.... Read More

Senior Citizens Awareness Network Thanksgiving lunch was a Success This Past Week

Nov 29, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Senior Citizens Awareness Network members shared laughs and food during the annual SCAN Thanksgiving lunch this past Wednesday at Lane Agri-Park.But the real treat was the bin.... Read More

Parade of Lights and new Winter Festival scheduled for December 11 in LaVergne

Nov 29, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - The La Vergne Parks Department is planning a few extra surprises for the year’s Christmas parade.The annual Parade of Lights is scheduled for Dec.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Too Much of a Good Thing and Product Advertising, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Nov 29, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Here’s a commentary on too much of a good thing and words used in product advertising and more, by Larry Burriss with the MTSU School of Journalism….... Read More

Holiday Marketplace This Saturday at Stewarts Creek High School

Nov 29, 2021 at 07:35 am by WGNS

SMYRNA, TENN - The Stewarts Creek Hosa Club will hold their annual Holiday Marketplace on December 4th this year. The event will be this coming Saturday at Stewarts Creek High.... Read More