Murfreesboro news

Community-Wide Effort Proves Successful: Missing Murfreesboro Teen Safely Located

Jan 30, 2024 at 07:05 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In a welcome update, Murfreesboro Police confirmed that the missing teen, 15-year-old Emily Lynn Haynes, has been safely located. The announcement came shor.... Read More

Rick Stockstill Joins Florida State Football Staff

Jan 29, 2024 at 06:51 pm by WGNS

(TALLAHASSEE, FL) - Former MTSU football coach Rick Stockstill has been hired at Florida State as director of scouting for offense. FSU head coach Mike Norvell made the announ.... Read More

Linebaugh Library Reopening 9AM Wednesday, Frozen Pipes Repaired!

Jan 23, 2024 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Great news--hard working crews made quick repairs on the winter damage reported earlier at the downtown Linebaugh Public Library.  After a full day.... Read More

County Schools Two Hours Late, Option to Close

Jan 22, 2024 at 05:23 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools announced late Monday the intention to open two hours late on Tuesday as we dig out of the winter storm that left several inches of snow and bitter c.... Read More

Snow Patrol Tuesday, January 23rd, 2024 (County 2-hours late, City On Time)

Jan 22, 2024 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23:   Rutherford County Schools will open TWO-HOURS LATE Tuesday Murfreesboro City Schools will be OPEN on time Tuesday O.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Municipal Airport Expands Safety Measures Amidst Growing Flights

Jan 18, 2024 at 12:12 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: MURFREESBORO, TN - In response to the increasing number of incoming and outgoing flights, the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport is taking proactive steps to enh.... Read More

Winter Weather Advisory Extended to Cover Rutherford County Through Friday Morning

Jan 18, 2024 at 08:21 am by Rutherford Weather

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for Rutherford County. * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total ice accumulations up to one-tenth of an inch and snow accumulati.... Read More

Murfreesboro City and Rutherford County Schools are Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Jan 15, 2024 at 02:20 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Ongoing snow, mixed with colder than normal temperatures, has led both the city and county school systems to keep their doors closed on Tuesday and W.... Read More

Remember the 4 P's During Dangerous Cold

Jan 14, 2024 at 04:19 pm by Rutherford Weather

The coldest temperatures in over a year have made their way into Middle Tennessee and the National Weather Service has a reminder to "Remember the 4 P's"! Since we will remai.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Makes Preemptive Decision to CLOSE Tuesday

Jan 14, 2024 at 03:37 pm by Rutherford Weather

While Rutherford County Schools are closed Monday for the MLK holiday, they've made the preemptive move to close schools on Tuesday. James Evans with the system says with ext.... Read More

TVA Hopes to Avoid Rolling Blackouts with Improvements & Tips on Staying Warm from MTE

Jan 14, 2024 at 02:06 pm by Rutherford Weather

(MURFREESBORO) While the snow forecast is grabbing the attention, the arctic cold that's invaded Middle Tennessee has some thinking about the last cold snap Christmas weekend.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council Approves $267,000 Contract to Design Pedestrian Bridge Over Broad Street and TDOT Awards Funding to Build $1.7 Million Bridge

Jan 12, 2024 at 10:48 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council made a significant decision on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, by voting to authorize a professional services contract worth.... Read More

VIDEO: Wind Advisory, Arctic Cold & Snow?

Jan 11, 2024 at 06:30 pm by Rutherford Weather

(MURFREESBORO) The National Weather Service has placed Rutherford County and all of Middle Tennessee under a Wind Advisory for Friday. It will be from 6AM until midnight. W.... Read More

Titans Part Ways With Head Coach Mike Vrabel

Jan 09, 2024 at 01:13 pm by WGNS

By: Jim Wyatt, Senior Writer/EditorNASHVILLE – The Titans have parted ways with head coach Mike Vrabel.  A press conference is scheduled for Tuesda.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Welcomes New Leadership to Hospital

Jan 04, 2024 at 10:17 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, a leading healthcare institution in the region, proudly introduces two esteemed professionals to its leadership t.... Read More

Around 500 Runners Chilled In The New Year 5K

Jan 01, 2024 at 12:57 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) At 10::00AM the starting pistol broke the silence of a freezing Tennessee New Year's morning (1/1/2024) as approximately 500 runners headed out for a 5K traditi.... Read More

Murfreesboro's First Baby Sauntered In At 9:36AM

Jan 01, 2024 at 10:03 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro welcomed its newest resident into the world on New Years Day just shortly after the 9AM hour. Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, in collabo.... Read More

2023 Was A Tail Wagging Year for Beesley Animal Foundation

Dec 30, 2023 at 09:32 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  2023 proved to be a "tail wagging year" for the Beesley Animal Foundation. In the numerous broadcasts with Bryan Barrett on Rutherford Issues, Beesley re.... Read More

MPD Sgt. Drew Darnall Retires

Dec 30, 2023 at 08:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As the old year departs, so does a City peacekeeper who has protected residents in the Heart of Tennessee for 27-years. Sgt. Drew Darnall was honored Friday (12.... Read More

Looking at the Holidays in the Rearview Mirror

Dec 30, 2023 at 07:09 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Looking now in the rearview mirror to see the holidays, we will start seeing life return to normal. Murfreesboro Transportation Department's Deputy Director Ram.... Read More