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Borodash Handed Out $57,000 to Non-Profits

Dec 14, 2011 at 05:53 am by bryan

Following its second annual race, which saw a 50% increase in the number of participants over its inaugural event, Borodash handed out $57,000 to this year’s charities..... Read More

Diomestic Violence Situation Tuesday Night Leads To 1 Arrest

Dec 13, 2011 at 08:59 pm by bryan

Persons traveling along Thompson Lane around 7:00 o'clock Tuesday night (12/13/2011) wondered what was going on when one, two and three police cars sped by with blue lights an.... Read More

Cost of Electricity Up

Dec 13, 2011 at 02:03 pm by bryan

The cost of electricity is high in the Volunteer state. According to the USA TODAY, the cost of electricity is 9.23-cents per kilowatt hour. That number was from last year and.... Read More

Some Fear Agenda 21 Creeping Back in to County Talks

Dec 13, 2011 at 11:54 am by bryan

Some residents in Murfreesboro fear that Agenda 21, a United Nations list of rules for development, may be encroaching on property rights in Rutherford County. Agenda 21 calls.... Read More

A Good Year for Rutherford County

Dec 13, 2011 at 09:39 am by bryan

The City of Murfreesboro has been blessed this year with growth in tourism. Mona Herring with the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce told WGNS…

Theft Suspects Caught Red Handed

Dec 13, 2011 at 09:05 am by bryan

Murfreesboro Police recovered a stolen water heater, air compressor and washer motors stolen from Holiday Cleaners on Memorial Boulevard this week. A worker at Holiday Cleaner.... Read More

Senator Ketron Wants to Slash Taxes

Dec 13, 2011 at 08:10 am by bryan

State Senator Bill Ketron wants to do away with Tennessee’s death taxes and the Hall income tax. The two create about $300-million dollars in revenue for the state each.... Read More

Medical Services Team Reaching Out to Community Tuesday

Dec 13, 2011 at 08:01 am by bryan

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Service’s mission is to serve the people of Rutherford County. This year the department reached out to those in need to mak.... Read More

State Sales Tax Collections Up

Dec 13, 2011 at 06:18 am by bryan

Tennessee sales tax collections were up 5.2 percent in November, and the state's general fund revenues have exceeded expectations by $69 million since the beginning of the bud.... Read More

Electric Car Charging Stations Rarely Used in 'Boro

Dec 13, 2011 at 06:16 am by bryan

The new electric car charging stations that have been installed in Murfreesboro are seldom used. The charging stations were installed by a company called ECOtality with the he.... Read More

Attempted Child Abduction in LaVergne

Dec 13, 2011 at 06:06 am by bryan

There was an attempted child abduction in LaVergne. WGNS’ Ron Jordon has the scoop…  

New Industry in La Vergne

Dec 12, 2011 at 11:46 am by bryan

A leading manufacturer in the plumbing industry is holding its grand opening on Friday, December 16th at 10:30 a.m. in La Vergne. HOLDRITE®, located at 1001 Centre Pointe.... Read More

Murfreesboro Shop With a Cop a Success

Dec 12, 2011 at 10:03 am by bryan

On Saturday, the Murfreesboro Police Department hosted its eighth (8th) annual “Shop with a Cop” program at Walmart. They received a total of $2,000.00 in donatio.... Read More

Occupy Murfreesboro Still Occupying Civic Plaza

Dec 12, 2011 at 09:31 am by bryan

The Occupy Murfreesboro protestors continue to occupy the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza. Murfreesboro Police Officer Kyle Evans tells us that fines will continue to be levied again.... Read More

Vehicle and Home Break-ins a Problem Right Now

Dec 12, 2011 at 09:14 am by bryan

Thefts continue to be a problem this holiday season. Murfreesboro Police Officer Kyle Evans tells us…

Hunters for the Hungry Program

Dec 12, 2011 at 08:08 am by bryan

The Tennessee Wildlife Federations Hunters for the Hungry Program are encouraging hunters to donate deer meat to area food banks in our community. The Hunters for the Hungry p.... Read More

Oil Prices "HOLD" While Iranian Tensions Continue

Dec 12, 2011 at 07:05 am by bryan

Continued efforts by the European Union, U.S., U.K., and Canada to curb Iran's nuclear program continue to create tension between the countries and pushed oil prices to $100 a.... Read More

Special One Million Dollar Gift to MTSU

Dec 12, 2011 at 06:10 am by bryan

It was a special day on Sunday at the MTSU women’s basketball game. The university received a $1-million dollar gift. The donation was from the estate of the late Jeff H.... Read More

Record Turnout At Bicentennial Christmas Parade

Dec 11, 2011 at 07:00 pm by bryan

Officials estimate that Sunday's Bicentennial Christmas Parade broke records for all previous parades. Over 50,000 persons lined Main Street and the Historic Murfreesboro Squa.... Read More

MTSU's "Peace Felt" Sends Global Message of Love

Dec 11, 2011 at 07:55 am by bryan

The seasonal spirit of “Peace on Earth” is reflected in the Peace Felt project by students in the MTSU Textiles, Merchandising and Design Program. This annual.... Read More