Murfreesboro news

2023 New Year's Road Reports

Jan 31, 2023 at 08:49 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A fresh new start, that's what the New Year brings! Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran belts out the chorus of .... Read More

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Discuss the Special Olympics, the Coffee Marathon, an Upcoming Indoor Triathlon and More

Jan 30, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

On the WGNS Action Line, we talked to guest from the Murfreesboro Parks & Rec. Department about the opening of a new Greenway section, which will be this Tuesday (01/31/23.... Read More

Rutherford Countian Receives TCA Scholarship

Jan 29, 2023 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Six Tennessee students were awarded the Youth Beef Heifer Initiative Scholarship, sponsored by the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Farm C.... Read More
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UPDATED: Saturday Brought Protest to Murfreesboro, Highlighting Transgender Surgery Among the Teenage Community and More

Jan 29, 2023 at 01:16 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) WGNS was at the "Teens Against Gender Mutilation Rally" on Saturday (01/28/2023). The event was held on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza in front of the City Ha.... Read More

Deputies Earn "Medal of Valor"

Jan 28, 2023 at 11:11 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Two deputies earn Medal of Valor for risking their lives when arresting a suspect accused of killing a Robertson County deputy.SWAT Sgt. Jonathan McGe.... Read More

Black History Month, Unity Luncheon and more!

Jan 28, 2023 at 09:28 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) February will be filled with opportunities to celebrate and learn when Middle Tennessee State University marks Black History Month 2023 with films, awards,.... Read More

MPD Asks "Do You Know Them"?

Jan 28, 2023 at 09:01 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Police are asking the public for help in identifying some persons of interest.  Walmart Crime (left photo) Detectives are attempting to identify tw.... Read More

3 Warriors to perform at Carnegie Hall

Jan 28, 2023 at 08:11 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) What does it take to be selected to perform at Carnegie Hall? Ask three Riverdale students?  Three students from Riverdale High School, Tawni Phakousonh,.... Read More

Will Groundhog Impact Road Report?

Jan 28, 2023 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  As we approach the seuthsayer's date that foretells whether we're near winter or spring, we see a mixed-bag of meterological information that creates chal.... Read More

Long-time Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Captain Wade Williams Retires

Jan 26, 2023 at 08:34 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department (MFRD) Captain Wade Williams retired after 28-years of dedicated service to the city. “I.... Read More

Local author book signing at Linebaugh Library

Jan 25, 2023 at 07:24 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Linebaugh Public Library is pleased to host local author S. J. Boyce for a book signing on Saturday, February 11, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The author will b.... Read More

Sister Celebrates Her Brothers 22nd Birthday After He Beats Cancer at Age 21

Jan 25, 2023 at 07:03 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) A Riverdale High School senior is honoring her older brother who is a Hodgkin's Lymphoma survivor, by campaigning to raise funds and awareness for the Leu.... Read More

UPDATE: Local Vehicle Break-Ins Continue in Murfreesboro Area

Jan 24, 2023 at 08:33 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department continue to investigate a string of car break-ins that occurred at Richard Siegel Soccer Park,.... Read More

Central Magnet School Continues Success by Promoting Culture of Focus and Clear Expectations for Students and Teachers

Jan 23, 2023 at 06:12 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) When it comes to success, Central Magnet School has a lot to offer students in academics and extracurricular opportunities. But according to principa.... Read More

MED Community Investment Trust Meets 4PM Tuesday

Jan 22, 2023 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) If a municipal body sells an extremely valuable piece of property, there are many options on investing a large amount of cash and help assure the funds will con.... Read More

Ram's Construction-Traffic Challenges

Jan 21, 2023 at 05:03 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) This is the time of the year that Tennessean's experience a mix of winter and spring within a few days of each other.  In the days to come we'll see temps.... Read More

Local Police Working to Obtain the Identity of a "Person of Interest" in Alleged Theft Case

Jan 20, 2023 at 07:10 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Detectives in the Murfreesboro area need help identifying a person of interest in a theft case. According the MPD, the theft in question occurred on Decembe.... Read More

UPDATE: K-9 Apprehends Male With Gun on I-24, ARRESTED

Jan 20, 2023 at 07:01 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro: updated 9:38PM 1/20/2023)  A man who shot himself in the face and ran down Interstate 24 armed with the handgun was taken to two hospitals Friday night, a.... Read More

UPDATED: Suspect in Aggravated Sexual Battery of a Child Case Found Dead

Jan 20, 2023 at 04:38 pm by WGNS News

(Middle Tennessee) A man who was wanted by police in Nashville was found dead in Carthage, Tennessee. 41-Year-old Jeremiah Timon Abel was wanted by the long arm of the law for.... Read More

City Manager appoints Sam Huddleston as Assistant City Manager for Engineering and Economic Development

Jan 19, 2023 at 02:08 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro City Manager Craig Tindall has appointed Sam Huddleston to serve as Assistant City Manager for Engineering and Economic Developme.... Read More