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Prescription Drug Take-Back This Friday in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2021 at 06:55 am by WGNS

Local law enforcement and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are working to provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of.... Read More

2021 Storybook Time A "Sell-Out"

Apr 18, 2021 at 09:01 am by WGNS

(MURFREEDSBORO)  The 2021 edition of the annual Storybook Breakfast was sold out as more than 200 attendees enjoyed breakfast from Chi-fil-A and Dunkin’ Donuts whil.... Read More

Lewis Snyder Closing STUDIO S

Apr 17, 2021 at 01:44 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  These are stories that are difficult to report, and after a half-century, STUDIO S at 1426 Avon Road is closing. The public will have an opportu.... Read More

BBB'S "Shred Day" Reduces Identity Theft

Apr 17, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Despite a cloudy, cool and drizzly morning, the Better Business Bureau's "SHRED DAY" in front of Planet Fitness was a huge success--in that it reduced "id.... Read More

Cave Rescue Training For RCFR

Apr 17, 2021 at 11:35 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Warming weather along with intense cabin fever that has been impacted by a year of the pandemic has first-responders training for rescues. Rutherford Coun.... Read More

Ram's Transitional Weather ROAD REPORTS

Apr 17, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  We're still in that transition period when Tennessee weather swings from season to another. City Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Bala.... Read More

Are Those T-38's and C-130's Flying Over My House?

Apr 17, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Have you been hearing what sounded like fighter jets overhead? The Smyrna-Rutherford County airport has been serving as a training site for T-38 Talons.... Read More

MTSU’s Brown receives 2021 Joe W. Kelly Award from American Concrete Institute

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Heather Brown continues to bring notoriety to not only herself but to the highly acclaimed MTSU Concrete Industry Management.... Read More

Murfreesboro Neighborhoods Come Together to Fight Crime with Technology

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

Several neighborhoods are so serious about protecting their streets and children who often enjoy riding their bikes on their dead-end street, that neighbors came together to f.... Read More

TBI Accelerant Detection Canine Recertification

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation next week is hosting 58 canine teams as part of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ annual Accelerant Detectio.... Read More

The Battle of Weight Loss in Rutherford County and Far Beyond

Apr 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

For many, weight loss is tough and diets can be challenging, but the reward at the end of the battle is rewarding. Losing weight can equal not only a better quality of life, b.... Read More

Pretrial incarceration up 163% in 53 Tennessee rural counties

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

By Nadia Ramligan, TN Public News ServiceFor rural Tennesseans, the cash-bail system has accelerated an endless cycle of arrests, excessively high bonds and incarceration, in.... Read More

MTSU among 16 schools nationally to receive student success capacity investment

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University is one of 16 institutions across the country participating in the Association of Public and Land-grant.... Read More

TN Department of Treasury FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 16, 2021 Media Contact: Shelli King 615-532-8025 Shelli.King@tn.gov Tennessee Treasury Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Ap

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Treasury is joining organizations across the country April 18 - 24 in recognizing National Crime Victims’ Rights Week to raise awareness of v.... Read More

UPDATE: ATF Offers Reward in Rutherford County, TN Gun Theft Case

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — We have more news on a firearms heist that happened in LaVergne on Monday, April 12th. Now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiv.... Read More

Rutherford County’s First Safe Baby Court Graduation is Friday, April 16

Apr 16, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – On Friday, April 16 at 3:30 p.m., the Rutherford County Juvenile Court will hold the first graduation ceremony of its Safe Baby Court program.Safe Baby Co.... Read More

Special Kids Golf Fundraiser in May

Apr 15, 2021 at 07:12 pm by WGNS

The Special Kids golf event is less than one month away! Special Kids is asking for area golfers to join them on the green Thursday & Friday, May 6 - 7 for the 2021 S.... Read More

MTSU students carry a glimpse of agriculture to local schools

Apr 15, 2021 at 11:44 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The schoolchildren couldn’t visit the MTSU Farm, so the farm came to the schools.Numerous MTSU School of Agriculture students.... Read More

UPDATE: Accused Peeping Tom in Tanning Salon Case Arrested

Apr 15, 2021 at 11:41 am by WGNS

NASHVILLE: South Precinct officers Tuesday night arrested George A. Powell, 37, who is accused of invading a woman’s privacy by being a Peeping Tom inside a South Nashvi.... Read More

TN General Assembly passes bill aiming to curb catalytic converter thefts

Apr 15, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

In past news stories you have likely heard about catalytic converter thefts throughout Rutherford County. A catalytic converter is part of a vehicles exhaust system that.... Read More