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City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

Arrest Made in Alleged Facebook Marketplace Scam

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

An arrest has been made in the Facebook Marketplace scam that WGNS told you about late last week. The scam involved a man who was allegedly targeting Middle Tennesseans who.... Read More

Historical Commission Grants Help MTSU and the 5th Bedford County Courthouse

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Historical Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, has announced 35 Federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) grants totaling over $929,515 awarded fo.... Read More

Man arrested in 2020 homicide at a Murfreesboro apartment complex

Jun 23, 2021 at 01:57 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Criminal Investigations Division detectives have solved a 2020 homicide with the arrest of a 19-year-old man.Rickey Leedarius Flowers, of Murf.... Read More

UPDATE: MPD Criminal Investigations Division detectives charge second man in March homicide

Jun 23, 2021 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Three months after a violent murder on S. University and Sevier Streets, a second man has been charged.Dimetrius Raymond Ford, 28, will be served w.... Read More

Rutherford County Adopts School Facilities Tax

Jun 23, 2021 at 09:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Commissioners voted unanimously at Thursday’s County Commission meeting to adopt the “School Facilities Tax” in.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department announces changes to COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Location

Jun 23, 2021 at 08:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department will be changing its vaccination and testing site beginning Monday, June 28. The COVID-19 vaccination site will.... Read More

Subject Allegedly Broke Into a Car, Stole a Wallet and Attempted to Go Shopping

Jun 23, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives are trying to identify and find an individual accused of breaking into a car parked outside the Adams Tennis Complex in Old Fort Park. The break-in o.... Read More

MTSU Police Chief Peaster Retires

Jun 02, 2021 at 07:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) MTSU Police Chief Buddy Peaster did not always have a burning desire to be a law enforcement officer. His career in the field began while he was going.... Read More

MTSU media master's grad earns top state award for social media-voting thesis

Apr 23, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — An MTSU media graduate’s timely research into how social media can affect politics and voting has been cho.... 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

School Shooting In Knoxville: 1 Student Dead, SRO Seriously Injured

Apr 12, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

(KNOXVILLE) A shooting at Knoxville's Austin-East Arts Magnet School Monday (4/12/2021) has left one student dead and 20-year Knoxville Police Officer Adam Wilson is in U.... Read More

Dr. Jim Boerner Passed Away Last Friday

Apr 12, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Community leader Dr. Jim Boerner (pronounced bur-ner), age 69, passed away last Friday (4/9/2021) after a battle with COVID-19. Funeral arrangements.... Read More

Woman Claims she was Allegedly Captured on Camera in Tanning Booth

Mar 25, 2021 at 10:56 am by WGNS

An off-duty police officer confronted a suspect who was accused of secretly photographing or videoing a woman at a tanning salon. The incident was reported at a Sun Tan City i.... Read More

TN Dept. of Health - Update on Investigation of COVID-19 Vaccine Wastage

Feb 24, 2021 at 06:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health provided information on the investigation of reported wastage of COVID-19 vaccine by the Shelby County Health Department.In Friday, February.... Read More

Unknown Persons Stealing Catalytic Converters from Parked Vehicles in Murfreesboro

Feb 22, 2021 at 06:32 am by WGNS

Catalytic Converter Thefts are back in the local news.Murfreesboro Police detectives are investigating a rash of catalytic converter thefts, dating back to December 2020.The l.... Read More

Rutherford County Boldly Tries New Way To Sign-Up For 2nd COVID Vaccination

Jan 29, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  You heard it first on WGNS, Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that Rutherford County is not happy with the confusion associated with the state.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Is First In TN To Provide Medicare Hospital Care at Home

Jan 28, 2021 at 04:35 pm by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas is the first health system in Tennessee, and one of the first in the nation, approved to provide Hospital Care at Home to Medicare fee-for-service patie.... Read More

Minorities own just 13.82% of Tennessee Start-ups

Jan 18, 2021 at 07:11 pm by WGNS

In Tennessee, minorities account for 26.69% of the total population while only 13.82% of Tennessee startups are minority-owned.In addition to being a critical driver of growth.... Read More

Smyrna ESL instructor Meghan Vigil named regional and statewide Teacher of the Year by the Tennessee Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

Jan 11, 2021 at 07:22 am by WGNS

Despite the encouragement from colleagues, Meghan Vigil was not sure she would have an opportunity to attend a virtual business meeting being held during an annual conference.... Read More