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Stephanie Brackman Wins Prestigious Award for TN Leadership Eductor

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:22 am by WGNS

The University of Tennessee at Martin WestStar leadership program presented the Robert M. Smith Outstanding Tennessee Leadership Educator Award to Stephanie Brackman, of Murfr.... Read More

New Electric Program Let's Consumer Buy Renewable Enerergy for your Home Locally

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:02 am by WGNS

Green Switch 100 is something new that is being offered to Middle Tennessee Electric customers in Rutherford County. MTEMC's Tim Sudduth explains…Sudduth told WGNS what.... Read More

Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins AGAIN

Oct 20, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Rutherford County Con.... Read More

The changing of the News, the Speed of Delivery and More

Oct 20, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The changing of the News, the Speed of Delivery and More... With a look into the past and a glimpse of the news industry yesterday and today, here is Dr. Larry Burriss from th.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks of Smyrna honored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Oct 20, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks of Smyrna was honored by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Association of Tennessee Alphamen for his work as a state legislator during the 111th General As.... Read More

Rutherford County man Tied to Nashville Shooting Death

Oct 20, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the death of a man who was killed in Nashville late last week. The fatal shooting investigation shows that Pierre Burns Jr. of La Vergne and the victim a.... Read More

COFFEE COUNTY: No foul play in death of Manchester, TN Police Captain

Oct 20, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Coffee County District Attorney General Craig Northcott said Monday that after reviewing preliminary autopsy report of Manchester Police Department Captain Chris Patterson.... Read More

State Reps. Bryan Terry and Charlie Baum working on legislation to address public safety in Tennessee

Oct 20, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

State Representatives Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) and Charlie Baum (R-Murfreesboro) today announced they will introduce legislation aimed at deterring malicious intimidat.... Read More

Russell Gossett announced as director of Solid Waste

Oct 20, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — City Manager Craig Tindall announced Wednesday (Oct. 14) the appointment of Russell Gossett as the new director of Solid Waste for the City of Murf.... Read More

Hunting, Fishing Groups Release Statement on 30 by 30 Concept

Oct 20, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Monday, National Wild Turkey Federation joins the voices of the nation’s leading hunting, fishing and habitat conservation organizations to support the Thirty by Thirty.... Read More

First Community Mortgage re-branding reflects corporate evolution and strong growth phase

Oct 20, 2020 at 05:30 am by WGNS

First Community Mortgage, a Murfreesboro, TN-based home lender that now originates mortgages in 44 states, yesterday announced a major rebranding to reflect the breadth and gr.... Read More

What's Happening At The Library?

Oct 19, 2020 at 09:17 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  What's happening at our local library?  Let's find out with this visit to the RUTHERFORD COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM.  New hours: Linebaugh Bra.... Read More

Tennessee remains the 9th least expensive market in nation

Oct 19, 2020 at 12:51 pm by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices dropped by a penny, on average, over the last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.93 which is a penny less than.... Read More

Special Kids Fall Golf Classic Teeing Off “Fore the Kids” on October 23rd

Oct 19, 2020 at 12:44 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN -- Special Kids has invited local golfers and other supporters to take part in the 2020 Special Kids Fall Golf Classic, hosted by Cedar Crest Golf Club (.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office: Vehicle Crashes Leading Cause of Death for Teens

Oct 19, 2020 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

Crashes remain the leading cause of teen deaths nationwide.That’s why Rutherford County Sheriff’s school resource officers hope to lower the rate of teen deaths th.... Read More

THIS SATURDAY: Drug Take Back in Murfreesboro

Oct 19, 2020 at 12:25 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) – Prevention Coalition for Success is holding a drug take back event at Saint Thomas Rutherford on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00.... Read More

18-Wheeler Fire Saturday On I-24

Oct 19, 2020 at 11:17 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA)  Last Saturday (10/16/2020) Rutherford County Fire Rescue and Almaville Volunteers responded to a tractor trailer fire on eastbound (toward Chattanooga) I-2.... Read More

Middle Point Update on Community Reporting and Odor Investigations

Oct 19, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The team at Middle Point Landfill has continued to collect data and respond to reports regarding off-site odor. The ongoing community reporting has.... Read More

MTSU's Center for Popular Music spotlights Hendrix history in experts' virtual conversation

Oct 19, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — From the gates of Fort Campbell, Kentucky, to Nashville's Jefferson Street club scene to his fiery Monterey Pop Festival appearance, rock legend Ji.... Read More
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Last Saturday's "Old Timers Festival" Was Big Success

Oct 19, 2020 at 08:39 am by WGNS

(La VERGNE)  Saturday’s (10/17/2020) mild fall weather brought out a crowd in excess of 2,500 to La Vergne’s annual Old Timers Festival at Veterans Memor.... Read More