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Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task force asks for safety on water and boat docks

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

Preventing people from drinking alcohol while operating a boat or vehicle and promoting safety on the water will be Rutherford County Safety Task Force’s goal during the.... Read More

Extortion scams targeting residents of Murfreesboro

Jul 01, 2022 at 02:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division (CID) fraud detectives are warning residents about a phone scam from callers c.... Read More

The Old Shiloh School on Halls Hill Pike in Murfreesboro - One former student wants to hold a class reunion

Jul 01, 2022 at 12:53 pm by WGNS

Local resident Joe McHenry is on a search… He is trying to track down the first-grade class of 1960 at Shiloh Elementary School… Shiloh opened on Hall’s Hi.... Read More

Court Date Nears after five people were arrested in the 2020 homicide of a Murfreesboro man

Jul 01, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

(UPDATED 07/01/2022) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – As heard in previous newscast, the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD), U.S. Marshals in Memphis, and Montgomery County.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Seek Hall of Fame Nominations

Jul 01, 2022 at 11:03 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) are seeking nominations for the inaugural MCS Hall of Fame.  The MCS Hall of Fame will recognize and honor ex.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Parks Officer Retires

Jul 01, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Danny Adamson is retiring after more than 17-years of dedicated service to the residents of the C.... Read More

Governor Lee and TDEC Announce $1.76 Million Loan for Smyrna Water Improvements

Jun 30, 2022 at 06:58 pm by WGNS

(Smyrna, TN) Gov. Bill Lee and Commissioner David Salyers of the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $1.76 million loan for the Town.... Read More

The intertwined complexity of drug addiction and trauma - mixed with illicit street drugs, fake pills and the recent COVID Pandemic

Jun 30, 2022 at 06:50 pm by WGNS

More and more deaths are being blamed on drug overdoes. Elliot Pinsly, President & CEO of the Behavioral Health Foundation, told WGNS NEWS... Unknowingly, users are buyi.... Read More

La Vergne City Council's 2022-23 annual budget goes into effect on Friday, July 1st

Jun 30, 2022 at 05:10 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The La Vergne Board of Mayor and Aldermen has approved a new budget for the 2022-23 fiscal year which includes not only a lowered property tax rate but road.... Read More

Special watch on Percy Priest Lake and other waterways this July 4th weekend - Boating Under the Influence arrests expected

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency will be participating in Operation Dry Water this upcoming July 4th weekend. Operation Dry Water is a weekend of education and enforc.... Read More

Recent expungement clinic in Rutherford County helped those who made mistakes 10 to 20-years ago

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) An expungement clinic was held earlier this week in Rutherford County, as a way to help individuals wanting to have past criminal convictions removed.... Read More

Smyrna Police Arrest Juvenile in Recent Auto Burglaries and Theft of Vehicle Case

Jun 30, 2022 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

A juvenile is facing four felony charges after allegedly breaking into cars and stealing a car Tuesday, according to the Smyrna Police Department. The incident occurred alon.... Read More

Better Business Bureau Reminds Listeners of SCAMS and how to find the right contractors to work on YOUR HOME

Jun 30, 2022 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

There have been lots of scams over the years involving roof replacement or sealing driveways, as noted by the local Better Business Bureau. In fact, a large number of resident.... Read More

Political Forum for the Rutherford County Mayor race on WGNS - Listen to the Forum Here

Jun 30, 2022 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Today, WGNS hosted a political forum for those running for Rutherford County Mayor, as the Rutherford County General Election nears. Election Date: August 4, 2022 Early Vo.... Read More

UPDATE: Large NEW Outdoor / Indoor Music Venue in Murfreesboro along the Stones River in the Gateway District of Murfreesboro

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:05 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO) Local residents and music lovers throughout Tennessee are excited about an announcement made earlier this year regarding a new concert venue that w.... Read More

MTSU Creamery's cold milk remains hot item at Murfreesboro Saturday Market

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:38 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The MTSU Creamery — and its milk products and milk truck — have returned to the Murfreesboro Saturday Market. Whole whi.... Read More

Pay Raise for Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and ALL Rutherford County Employees APPROVED

Jun 29, 2022 at 11:41 am by WGNS

Rutherford County has approved their 2022-2023 budget, without impacting taxpayers… That was County Mayor Bill Ketron, who also noted the budget includes a historic pay.... Read More

Annual Celebration Under the Stars in Murfreesboro on July 4th - Monday Evening

Jun 29, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department is excited about this years plans for Celebration Under the Stars, which will.... Read More

Investigation Results in 4 Arrests and the recovery of 5 handguns and 2 Stolen Vehicles

Jun 29, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

An investigation by detectives in Nashville on Monday led to four arrests and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, five handguns, six key fobs, 3.7 grams of cocaine, 60 grams.... Read More

Murfreesboro Approves Middle Tennessee Electric Land Swap - Closing Date of Dec. 30, 2022

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:47 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Electric and the City of Murfreesboro look to be moving forward with a proposed land exchange, allowing the utility provider to be closer to I-840. This will.... Read More