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Community Rallies for Tanner Family at 'Cruise-In' Car Show

May 21, 2024 at 06:57 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The community is invited to join the “Cruise-In” Car Show at Middle Point Park on Saturday, June 1, to support the Tanner Family, who are.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Halts Renaming of Public Safety Building Following Public Opposition

May 21, 2024 at 04:23 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - After careful consideration and overwhelming community response, Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr has vetoed the resolution renaming the Kittre.... Read More
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Tense Standoff in Murfreesboro Ends with Tear Gas and Arrest

May 21, 2024 at 02:48 pm by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN – UPDATED: A 38-year-old man accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at his neighbor’s home, assaulting two other neighbors, and barri.... Read More

Missing Teen Safely Located

May 21, 2024 at 12:34 pm by WGNS

  Murfreesboro, TN – A teen who was reported as missing in Murfreesboro has since been located. Public Information Officer Larry Flowers with the Murfreesboro Poli.... Read More

Appeal Denied in Rutherford County Robbery Conviction

May 21, 2024 at 01:41 am by WGNS News

  Rutherford County, TN – LaNorris O’Brien Chambers’ appeal for post-conviction relief has been denied by the Rutherford County Circuit Court, affirmin.... Read More

The Straightforward News Delivery of the 1970s, Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 20, 2024 at 08:14 pm by WGNS News

  Commentary: The straightforward news delivery of the early 1970s, highlighted the simplicity and factual nature of stories. Wire services even had a straightforward ap.... Read More

Mother Indicted on Murder and Abuse Charges in Infant Son's Death

May 20, 2024 at 11:10 am by Chandelar Williams

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (May 20, 2024) A Murfreesboro woman has been indicted on charges of murder and abuse following the death of her four-week-old son in April 2023. &.... Read More

Annual Memorial Day Healing Fields to Feature 400+ American Flags in Murfreesboro

May 20, 2024 at 10:03 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - Observed annually on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day holds significant historical importance in the United States. Memorial Day, originally kno.... Read More

Asher Sullivan, Son of County Schools Director, Passes Away Saturday

May 18, 2024 at 10:50 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The son of the Director of the Rutherford County Schools has passed away after becoming trapped in a storm drain (See previous news story here). Asher.... Read More

Groundhog's Dream Came True Saturday at MTSU

May 18, 2024 at 04:49 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – WGNS broadcast the dedication of the Steve Peterson Champions Plaza at Reese Smith Jr. Field, prior to first pitch of the Conference USA battle betwee.... Read More

Ram's Road Report

May 18, 2024 at 09:36 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - Another week of mixed weather, some rain, a few clouds and even sunshine. Murfreesboro Transportation's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran checks his computer.... Read More

Construction to Begin on Walter Hill Outdoor STEAM Classroom, Learning Center to Honor Legacy of Beloved Teacher

May 17, 2024 at 12:10 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Officials from Walter Hill Elementary School, Rutherford County Schools and Republic Services will gather on May 16 to celebrate the groundbre.... Read More

Legislation Approves Task Force to Combat Illegal Street Racing in Tennessee

May 16, 2024 at 07:04 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Legislation pushed forward by Senator Dawn White of Murfreesboro State Representative Mike Sparks of Smyrna calls for the creation of a task force to.... Read More
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Rutherford County Farmers' Market open for the season!

May 10, 2024 at 07:23 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - The Rutherford County Farmers' Market is now officially open for the new season. In fact, it will be open every Tuesday and Friday mornings now through the.... Read More

RCS Schools Remain CLOSED on Friday / MCS OPEN

May 09, 2024 at 11:41 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Schools will remain CLOSED on Friday. Murfreesboro City Schools are OPEN Friday.  RCS' Chief Communications Officer J.... Read More

Tennessee Has A FIRST That Will Shock You!

May 08, 2024 at 09:21 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - Mayor Shane McFarland warned residents that we are in storm season--both tornadoes as well as flooding.     McFarland had some surprising stati.... Read More

9/11 Pentagon Survivor Earns MTSU Award

May 08, 2024 at 03:50 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - U.S. Air Force veteran Bill Lickman not only survived the 9/11 terrorist attack on the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., his actions led thousands of.... Read More

Give Blood to RED CROSS, You Never Know When We'll Have An Emergency!

May 07, 2024 at 07:57 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - When every second counts, blood products play a crucial role in providing lifesaving care. The American Red Cross urges the public.... Read More

Murfreesboro Offers TWO Scan Days FRIDAY (May 2 and 9)

May 01, 2024 at 04:08 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - Main Street Murfreesboro is celebrating National Historic Preservation Month in May by hosting two “Community Scanning Day” events. &n.... Read More

RCFR Crews Battle Dump Truck Blaze, Prioritize Environment Protection

Apr 17, 2024 at 03:52 pm by Chandelar Williams

Ruherford County, TN - Earlier today, the Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) sprang into action in response to a report of a dump truck engulfed in flames. Engine 51, Engine.... Read More