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Do You Know What MEMORIAL DAY Commemorates?

May 21, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO)  Do you know what MEMORIAL DAY commemorates? Surprisingly, when WGNS randomly asked citizens of all ages that question, the majority thought it was.... Read More

Did You See This Truck At Vehicle Burglary?

May 21, 2022 at 09:22 am by WGNS

(WALTER HILL, TN)  Car burglaries are on the increase in Walter Hill, and the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office is asking for the public's help in locating a person of in.... Read More

Leadership Rutherford DEADLINE

May 21, 2022 at 08:38 am by Bart

(MURFREESBORO) Applications to be considered for Leadership Rutherford's class of 2022-2023 must be at the Chamber of Commerce by 4:30PM Tuesday afternoon May 31, 2022. C.... Read More

Ram's Hot Time Road Forecast

May 21, 2022 at 08:24 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  "Summertime, summertime, sum, sum, summertime" are verses from a popular rock'n roll era favorite, comes to life with this week's weather and road conditi.... Read More

Red Cross' "Battle of the Badges" Open To EVERYONE!

May 21, 2022 at 08:02 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY)  Each year the Heart of Tennessee's American Red Cross Chapter sponsors a BATTLE OF THE BADGES blood drive. Not only is this event open to firefighter.... Read More

SMYRNA: High Bacteria Levels--Avoid Fishing, Wading, etc.

May 21, 2022 at 06:03 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Officials in the Town of Smyrna report that elevated levels of bacteria has been found in Stewart Creek and the embayment where it enters Percy Priest Lake..... Read More

Mayor recognizes MPD officer Connor Gavlick and Sgt. Tim Higgins with STARS Award

May 20, 2022 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Officer Connor Gavlick and Sgt. Tim Higgins were honored May 19, 2022, as STARS award recipients for saving a child&r.... Read More

Arson Investigation Continues in 2021 Fire on Alsup Mill Road in Rutherford County

May 20, 2022 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Fire and Rescue department is asking for the publics assistance in solving an arson case from 2021.Following an investigation spanning multiple months, a.... Read More

Politics: Murfreesboro Mayor McFarland Announces Re-election Bid

May 20, 2022 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland announced he will run for re-election to continue progress on the priorities he cited in his initial bid eight years ag.... Read More

Suicide throughout Tennessee

May 20, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

In Tennessee, suicide is the ninth leading cause of death overall. But you may be surprised when those numbers are broken down by age… That was Meghan Gwaltney, area D.... Read More

Murfreesboro Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima Church Raise Over $5,000 for PORTICO in Murfreesboro

May 20, 2022 at 07:26 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) The Murfreesboro Knights of Columbus at St. Rose of Lima Church in Murfreesboro, found the recipe to boost their support for the “Respect for Lif.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

MTSU fermentation science major receives $10K scholarship from brewer Terrapin

May 19, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Emily Beavers, a rising junior in the MTSU Fermentation Science program, is the second recipient of the Brewing Education Scholarshi.... Read More

The Music Returns to the Historic Square and to Patterson Park

May 19, 2022 at 05:13 pm by WGNS

Music is a big part of Tennessee and while a lot of the musical groups were born in Nashville, their songs flow into the surrounding areas. Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.... Read More

Tennessee records 3.2% unemployment rate for April

May 19, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) revealed unemployment across the state remained at a historic low in April. The state reached.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on MTSU Campus after Riverdale High School Graduation Leaves One Dead / One Critically Injured

May 19, 2022 at 02:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE: Accused gunman arrested - WGNS has more on the shooting death of one victim and the critical injury sustained by another on Wednesday night at.... Read More
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Indoor Entertainment-Food, Plus Outdoor Amphitheater

May 19, 2022 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) At a press conference in the Murfreesboro City Hall's Rotunda, Mayor Shane McFarland announced that a $40-million corporate investment on city owned proper.... Read More

Street Department Evacuated, Gas Leak on W. Main

May 19, 2022 at 01:07 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Shortly before 1:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon (5/19/2022) reports of a two-inch gas main being cut has units from Murfreesboro Fire Rescue on-the-scene.&.... Read More

Year 2 of the Reopened Nashville Superspeedway on the Wilson / Rutherford County Line

May 19, 2022 at 10:12 am by WGNS

The racetrack that sits on a large piece of land at the edge of Rutherford and Wilson Counties is no longer dormant. Reopening of the speedway took place during the last half.... Read More

Shooting at Riverdale High School Graduation on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening

May 18, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE — One person was killed and a second was critically injured in a shooting that occurred on the MTSU campus around 9:15 Wednesday nigh.... Read More