Murfreesboro news

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

Be Safe As You View Eclipse This Monday!

Apr 06, 2024 at 08:11 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN – The total eclipse of the sun will take place here during the mid-day hour on Monday, April 8, 2024. Although middle Tennessee is not directly alo.... Read More

Growth in Rutherford County Equals More Accidents and a Larger Fire and EMS Staff

Apr 05, 2024 at 11:24 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Between 1940 and 1950, Murfreesboro grew by 37.2%, with a population of 13,027 on April 1, 1950. At the same time, Smyrna also grew by a whoppi.... Read More

MTSU Astronomers to Open Observatory April 8 for Eclipse / Rutherford Co. Schools Closed and Murfreesboro City Schools Open for Eclipse

Apr 01, 2024 at 06:19 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee State University Department of Physics and Astronomy faculty member will open the MTSU Observatory for.... Read More

A Renewed Push for a Rutherford County Operated Forensics Center

Mar 29, 2024 at 11:31 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A proposal to fund a forensic center and morgue in Rutherford County failed to gain approval from the county commission last year, but the concept of.... Read More

Attention SENIOR CITIZENS -- MTSU Conference on Positive Aging will be April 5th

Mar 24, 2024 at 01:01 pm by WGNS

UPDATED w/Audio: MURFREESBORO, TN - The Second Positive Aging Conference is scheduled to take place in 2-weeks. Dr. Deborah Lee, NHC Chair of Excellence in Nursing,.... Read More

Jeff Foxworthy to Speak at Boys & Girls Club, Stake & Burger

Mar 21, 2024 at 11:52 am by WGNS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County recently released the featured guest for their 35th Annual Stake & Burger, Jeff Foxworthy. Foxworthy is one of the most r.... Read More

Your Local United Way Announces New President and CEO, Kristen Swann

Mar 21, 2024 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Your local United Way is pleased to announce the appointment of its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kristen Swann, effective April 1, 2024. Your local United.... Read More