Unemployment Figures for Tennessee are DOWN - How Does Rutherford County Look?

May 23, 2023 at 12:21 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The state of Tennessee experienced lower unemployment in April, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Developme.... Read More

Northfield Earns 2023 Elementary Science Olympiad Title

May 23, 2023 at 12:05 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Seven first-place finishes in one-third of the event categories propelled Northfield Elementary School in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, to the team.... Read More

Middle TN Electric Substation in Franklin, TN being Moved to Rutherford County

May 23, 2023 at 12:01 am by WGNS News

SEE UPDATED PLANS: MTE to Move Substation on Thursday (May 25, 2023) HERE Previous Plans to Move Substation Tuesday (below) were cancelled. See the updated news story above.... Read More

Two Vehicle Auto Accident on South Church Street Monday Afternoon

May 22, 2023 at 11:41 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - There was a two-vehicle auto accident on Monday afternoon that slowed traffic on South Church Street. The wreck occurred in front of the Innsbrook K.... Read More

Jessica Jackson named next principal of Blackman Middle

May 22, 2023 at 11:04 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Jessica Jackson has been named as the next principal of Blackman Middle School. She first joined Rutherford County Schools in 2006. Previously, she se.... Read More

Murfreesboro Senator Secures $2 Million in Budget to Incentivize Medical Students to Train and Work in Rural Areas

May 22, 2023 at 06:49 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - State Senator Shane Reeves (R) of Murfreesboro secured $2 million in state funding for Middle Tennessee State University to provide scholarships for.... Read More

TUESDAY: Availability of Sign-On Bonuses of up to $20,000 at VA Nurse Hiring Fair in Rutherford County

May 22, 2023 at 06:12 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – As heard in previous newscast, there is a large need to hire more nurses at the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro.The VA reports there.... Read More

MONDAY: Rutherford County Again has Some of the Lowest Prices for Fuel in Tennessee

May 22, 2023 at 07:47 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.09/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,82.... Read More

Rutherford County Farmers' Market at the Lane Agri-Park is Back in Full Swing with New Additions and MORE Every Tuesday and Friday Morning

May 22, 2023 at 07:23 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Farmer’s Market at the Lane Agri-Park on John R. Rice Boulevard is back in full swing with the next market day scheduled for this Tuesday mor.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Responds to Garage Fire - Garage Filled with Snakes, Some Exotic

May 21, 2023 at 08:10 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a garage fire on Monday, May 15, 2023 on Banks Street in Murfreesboro. No people were injured.... Read More

18-Year Old Killed When Car Hits Bus Friday Night

May 21, 2023 at 08:59 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Around 9:20PM this past Friday night (5/19/2023) a 2010 Toyota 4-door car and a Greyhound bus were getting off Old Fort Parkway and traveling onto the two-lane.... Read More

Several Children at Christiana Middle School Transported to Hospital after Ingesting Alleged Magic Mushroom Candy

May 20, 2023 at 06:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A student is accused of bringing chocolate candy to school that allegedly contained what drug users call Magic Mushrooms... WGNS is not releasing the n.... Read More

RCSO: Friday Night Road Rage Shooting On I-24

May 20, 2023 at 01:25 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  No one was injured when a driver allegedly fired rounds into another driver’s truck in an apparent road rage Friday 5/19/2023) evening on Interstate 2.... Read More

ART is a part of local life!

May 20, 2023 at 01:04 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Art's always a part of life in the 'Boro! This is just another reason we're seing businesses and individuals wanting to invest in all parts of Rutherford County.... Read More


May 20, 2023 at 11:51 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The Tennessee State Veterinarian is confirming a case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) in a cow with ties to Tennessee. The cow appeared un.... Read More

Ram's Steaming Road Report

May 20, 2023 at 10:26 am by Bart

(MURFREESBORO)  For new residents who wondered about the cool weather dips (Dogwood Winter, etc.), that's behind us now and we're in the "warm" period--highs in the 70s u.... Read More

Murfreesboro's Trash Fee Increase Funds 60% of total Solid Waste FY24 Budget

May 20, 2023 at 09:43 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  With Murfreesboro's new fiscal year beginning July 1, 2023, the Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, May 18, 2023, to support continued adjustments i.... Read More

MPD: 16-Year Old Girl Missing Since Thursday Night

May 20, 2023 at 08:39 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Parents of a 16-year old Murfreesboro teen are distraught. They have not seen their daughter since last Thursday night (7:17PM on 5/18/2023).  PIO Larry F.... Read More

Gift Helps Hungry Rutherford County Kids

May 20, 2023 at 08:37 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Thanks to the generosity of three agricultually oriented businesses, a $2,700 check was presented to the Rutherford County Atlas School Backpack Program. For th.... Read More

End of Watch, RIP Detective Jake Beu

May 20, 2023 at 07:49 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)   Detective Jacob “Jake” Beu’s line of duty death marks one of the darkest days at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, She.... Read More