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Do You Recognize This Alleged Porch Pirate?

Nov 24, 2021 at 04:22 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As Christmas nears, the number of what Murfreesboro Police call “Porch pirate” incidents seem to increase. These are cases involving subjects who.... Read More

SCAN Thanksgiving Lunch

Nov 24, 2021 at 03:55 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Senior Citizens Awareness Network members shared laughs and food during the annual SCAN Thanksgiving lunch Wednesday at Lane Agri-Park. But the real.... Read More

Officers Cracking-Down On Thanksgiving Motorists

Nov 24, 2021 at 03:26 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  It's the extended Thanksgiving holiday weekend and drivers are asked to “Slow Down, Buckle Up & Stay Focused”.  Rutherford Count.... Read More

Congratulations City TV

Nov 24, 2021 at 03:12 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro’s CityTV was again recognized nationally for quality government television programming from the National Association of Telecommun.... Read More

Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Giving Tuesday

Nov 24, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) “Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Giving Tuesday mark the official start of the Christmas holidays,” said Child Advocacy Center Direc.... Read More

Missing Hunter Rescued

Nov 24, 2021 at 05:33 am by WGNS

Around 2:30PM Tuesday (11/23/2021) afternoon, a Dekalb county woman reported that her 49-year old brother was hunting with friends and had been missing for some time. Thi.... Read More

Rutherford County Has 2 TSSAA 2021 Mr. Football finalists

Nov 23, 2021 at 08:06 pm by WGNS

Oakland running back and Georgia commit Jordan James was named a Mr. Football finalist for Class 6A by the TSSAA Tuesday. Stewarts Creek kicker Upton Bellenfant was named a Ki.... Read More

MPD Ask for help in locating Missing Murfreesboro Man

Nov 23, 2021 at 05:35 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro police officers are attempting to locate 24-year-old Deangelo Devon Hayes. The MPD told media that Hayes checked himself into Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Practice Fireplace Safety

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Fireplaces and chimneys represent a significant source of home heating fires.Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering safety tips to.... Read More

MTSU Data Science, Amazon partner to host machine learning competition

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As the model race car drove in fits and starts along the mock road course on the MTSU Science Building Atrium floor, an MTSU data science team.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Brace for Black Friday Shoppers and Add Cameras to Retail Parking Lots

Nov 23, 2021 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police set up mobile surveillance trailers ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. The MPD set up a total of four mobile surveill.... Read More

WGNS: Hear Us on FM 100.5 in Smyrna & In Murfreesboro on FM 101.9 / AM 1450

Nov 23, 2021 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

WGNS is expanding to better serve Rutherford County. Smyrna now has a signal where residents can easily hear the Good Neighbor Station on FM 100.5. If you live in Mu.... Read More
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History in Middle Tennessee and Fort Negley to be Discussed in Murfreesboro on Saturday

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

Click above photo to see more pictures. Rutherford County Archaeological Society (RCAS) to host a Special Presentation this SaturdayThe Rutherford County Archaeological Societ.... Read More
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A Reminder to be Thankful This Thanksgiving comes easy for Mark Lively - after his COVID Journey and Recovery at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

UPDATED Reminder to Give Thanks This Thanksgiving - Click the above photo of former patient Mark Lively for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascensio.... Read More

SMYRNA: Sam Ridley Parkway Construction is Nearing Completion

Nov 22, 2021 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, TN - Just off of I-24 in Smyrna, the Sam Ridley Road Widening Project is nearing completion. Initially, the project that started in November of 2019 was scheduled.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Criminal Trials and the Media - by Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss

Nov 22, 2021 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Criminal cases in the news often receive scrutny from various media sources and the public – with more on this topic, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism La.... Read More

MTSU's Joe Bales Elected President of the American Shorthorn Association

Nov 22, 2021 at 12:59 pm by WGNS

(Kansas City, MO)  MTSU Vice President Joe Bales was elected president of the American Shorthorn Association's annual meeting in Kansas City.  Bales will serve alon.... Read More
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An Even More Meaningful THANKSGIVING For One Murfreesboro Man

Nov 22, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Thanksgiving takes on new meaning this year for Murfreesboro's Mark Lively.  Mark tested positive for COVID-19 in March 2021, just before vaccines be.... Read More

Suspecting Additional Victims, TBI Seeks Information From Those Who’ve Interacted With Sexual Exploitation Suspect Online

Nov 22, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

A Long Island, New York man faces several felony charges in an ongoing sexual exploitation investigation by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.In June o.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Offers Thanksgiving Holiday Safety Tips (With Video)

Nov 22, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(November 19, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering Thanksgiving holiday safety tips ahead of next week’s festivities.&ldquo.... Read More