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Commentary: Introspection in news and in ourselves

Sep 18, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Commentary: Do people have the ability to look at themselves and examine their wrongs or rights with a critical eye? One MTSU professor has something to say on the subject.... Read More

TBI: Former Williamson County Deputy accused of mishandling information in rape case to potentially benefit friend

Sep 17, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

FRANKLIN – A former Williamson County deputy faces a felony charge of misconduct following an investigation by special agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investiga.... Read More

County School Board Apologizes To Student

Sep 10, 2021 at 09:38 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Rutherford County School Board has formally apologized to the Central Magnet School student who was heckled while addressing its special called meetin.... Read More

Jose Alatorre Drowns In Percy Priest Lake

Sep 05, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Rescue crews recovered the body of 40-year old Jose Alatorre from the Jefferson Springs Boat Ramp on Sharp Springs Road.  The Smyrna resident was locat.... Read More

9/11 Heroes Run NEXT Saturday

Sep 05, 2021 at 08:39 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)   The 9/11 Heroes Run begins at 8:00 o’clock Saturday morning, September 11, 2021, at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza (111 W. Vine St.). The annua.... Read More

What Do You Want In The Future?

Sep 05, 2021 at 07:51 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Rutherford County Library board has established an ad hoc committee to compile information from the public about the types of resources and services n.... Read More

COVID Increases Cancel Non-Urgent Surgeries

Sep 04, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Due to the increasing number of COVID-19 cases requiring hospitalization across Middle Tennessee, Ascension Saint Thomas will begin postponing all no.... Read More

RIP Sonny Elam

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County lost a native son, community leader and visionary as Sonny Elam passed away Wednesday (9/1/2021). He was a farmer, long-time county cler.... Read More

Mayor's COVID-19 Briefing

Aug 30, 2021 at 06:31 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Monday evening (8/30/2021), Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland held an open forum about the delta variant's impact on this community. He spoke with Asc.... Read More

FINAL "Friday Night LIVE" on Sept. 3

Aug 28, 2021 at 07:46 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The Friday Night LIVE summer concert series on the Murfreesboro Square will wrap up on Friday, September 3rd. Main Street Murfreesboro Executive Director.... Read More

"Delta Covid Surge" LOCALLY!

Aug 21, 2021 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  How is the local Delta COVID situation here in Rutherford County? NewsRadio WGNS spoke with Ascension St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital’s Chief Medical.... Read More

Jonelle Prince Passed Away

Aug 17, 2021 at 09:41 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Our community lost an involved and caring leader with the passing of Jonelle Prince on Tuesday (8/17/2021), just 3 days after her birthday.  Visitatio.... Read More

COVID's Delta Variant Spreading

Aug 17, 2021 at 11:05 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron called a special meeting of leaders from area municipalities Tuesday (8/17/2021) morning at the courthouse. With the D.... Read More

Five Rutherford County EMS Medic Students Complete National Registry with 100% First-time Pass Rate

Aug 12, 2021 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) Director Carl Hudgens is pleased to announce that five RCEMS employees and medic students rece.... Read More

Lightning Blamed For Saturday Night Home Fire

Aug 01, 2021 at 02:05 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Heavy storms slammed Rutherford County late Saturday and early Sunday. A lightning strike around 11:30PM Saturday (7/31/2021) is thought to have started a house.... Read More

LOCAL UPDATE Delta Variant

Aug 01, 2021 at 01:31 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  When we thought coronavirus conditions were improving and the pandemic was fading, the Covid-19 Delta variant appeared.  Not only are Tennessee stati.... Read More

Inmate Dies after Fight with Another Inmate

Jul 18, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

One inmate at the Rutherford County Detention Center died Sunday at a Nashville hospital after being involved in a fight with another inmate Saturday, said Sheriff Mike Fitzhu.... Read More

Demolition Underway For Square Block Development

Jul 16, 2021 at 01:48 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Demolition work on the square block of downtown property best known as the old First Methodist Church building is underway. One East College, LLC is developing.... Read More

MFR Chief Foulks SEFAC International Director

Jul 07, 2021 at 08:26 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department Chief Mark Foulks has been elected International Director for the Southeastern Association of Fire Chiefs (SEFAC).... Read More

New "All Women" Lioness Club Forming

Jul 03, 2021 at 12:35 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Longtime Lioness Jonelle Prince told NewsRadio WGNS, “Since Lions Club International no longer includes Lioness Clubs or provides them with insuranc.... Read More