Murfreesboro news

Scott Thomas Hired as New Girls Basketball Coach at Oakland High

Jun 06, 2024 at 01:04 pm by WGNS Radio News

Scott Thomas has been tapped as the new girls basketball head coach at Oakland High School. He will succeed Jessica Southern, who resigned after two seasons. She was an assist.... Read More

County School Board Members Speak Out on "Unfair Funding Mechanism" for Charter Schools

Jun 04, 2024 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Several Rutherford County School Board members are speaking out against the funding allocation formula for state approved charter schools. Board member F.... Read More

BBB Warns Residents to Check Up on Roofing Companies after Hail Storms

Jun 03, 2024 at 03:34 pm by Rutherford Weather

STORY BY ZACH THOMASMURFREESBORO – Several storms systems in May left big hail in its wake in Rutherford County. It's some of the more significant hail we've seen in the.... Read More

Gigi Porter, 1st Grade Teacher at Walter Hill Elementary

Jun 03, 2024 at 09:54 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month - sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street. Nominate a teacher for Educator of the Month. Head to our website, WGNSRa.... Read More


Jun 01, 2024 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell feels this community urgently needs a two-year revaluation. He is making the request to the Rutherfor.... Read More

Man Arrested in Williamson County on Charges of Soliciting a Minor

May 30, 2024 at 05:31 pm by WGNS News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN – Just outside of Rutherford County in neighboring Williamson County, an undercover investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of In.... Read More

MPD Seeks Person of Interest in Vehicle Theft Case

May 30, 2024 at 09:38 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro detectives are actively seeking a person of interest in connection with a vehicle theft that occurred on May 24. The incident took place at a r.... 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

Kelton’s Hardware and Pet Presents: Pet Day in May—A Celebration of Our Pets

May 11, 2024 at 11:14 am by WGNS Radio News

Murfreesboro, TN - Pet lovers and their furry friends are in for a treat at Kelton’s Pet Day in May. Join us on Saturday, May 18th, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Ke.... Read More

NWS: Tornado Touched Down in Midland; Wind & Flood Damage Widespread (May 8th, 2024)

May 11, 2024 at 11:04 am by Rutherford Weather

The National Weather Service out of Nashville has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down Wednesday during the severe storms that raked across Middle Tennessee. Survey teams d.... Read More

Council Votes To Negotiate With Darren Gore To Be Next Murfreesboro City Manager

May 10, 2024 at 04:20 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - The Murfreesboro City Council voted Friday, May 10, 2024, to begin contract negotiations with Assistant City Manager Darren Gore to become Murfreesboro.... Read More

Prayer Vigil for Dr. Jimmy Sullivan and Family

May 09, 2024 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

  Murfreesboro, TN - There was standing room only at 2:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon (5/9/2024) as a massive cross-section of the community met in front of the Rutherfor.... Read More

Health and Community at the 2024 Murfreesboro Saturday Market - Every Saturday Through October 26th

May 04, 2024 at 09:04 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - Over the weekend, the 2024 Murfreesboro Saturday Market restarted its season with a vibrant kick-off featuring around 70 vendors encircling the.... Read More

Siegel High School Hires New Basketball Coach

Apr 24, 2024 at 12:58 pm by WGNS

Bryan Weakley has been hired as the new girls basketball coach at Siegel High School. He's a familiar face in Rutherford County. He moved to the area in 2018 to be an ass.... Read More

Lyons Selected Next Girls Hoops Coach at Rockvale High School

Apr 21, 2024 at 01:00 pm by WGNS Radio News

A familiar face will be on the sidelines at Rockvale High School coaching the girls basketball team next season. The school recently announced Perry Lyons as the next coach, s.... Read More

23rd Annual Earth Day on the Historic Murfreesboro Square THIS Saturday

Apr 19, 2024 at 06:11 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The 23rd annual Earth Day Celebration is this Saturday on the historic downtown Murfreesboro square... That was Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE).... Read More

Hear an Interview with a Local Family Business that has Served Rutherford County for Over 80-Years

Apr 19, 2024 at 10:22 am by WGNS News

Today on the WGNS Podcast we talked to David Burgess, who has been a part of the Roscoe Brown Heating and Air family for more than 40-years. Over that timeline he has worked.... Read More

Mary Elizabeth Gillespie, 4th Grade English Language Arts Teacher at McFadden School of Excellence

Apr 16, 2024 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month - sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street. Nominate a teacher for Educator of the Month. Head to our website, WGNSRa.... Read More

Podcast: Local Events and Fun Activities with the Rutherford County Library System

Apr 16, 2024 at 12:13 am by WGNS News

  In today's podcast about the local library system, you will be able to learn about numerous events, with a particular focus on educational items geared towards ch.... Read More

RCS Comments On Library Book Removals

Apr 09, 2024 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - WGNS attempts to give all views about issues that impact this community. In response to the recent allegations regarding the removal of library books w.... Read More