Murfreesboro news

Court Date Nears after five people were arrested in the 2020 homicide of a Murfreesboro man

Jul 01, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

(UPDATED 07/01/2022) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – As heard in previous newscast, the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD), U.S. Marshals in Memphis, and Montgomery County.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Seek Hall of Fame Nominations

Jul 01, 2022 at 11:03 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) are seeking nominations for the inaugural MCS Hall of Fame.  The MCS Hall of Fame will recognize and honor ex.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Parks Officer Retires

Jul 01, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Danny Adamson is retiring after more than 17-years of dedicated service to the residents of the C.... Read More

The intertwined complexity of drug addiction and trauma - mixed with illicit street drugs, fake pills and the recent COVID Pandemic

Jun 30, 2022 at 06:50 pm by WGNS

More and more deaths are being blamed on drug overdoes. Elliot Pinsly, President & CEO of the Behavioral Health Foundation, told WGNS NEWS... Unknowingly, users are buyi.... Read More

Recent expungement clinic in Rutherford County helped those who made mistakes 10 to 20-years ago

Jun 30, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) An expungement clinic was held earlier this week in Rutherford County, as a way to help individuals wanting to have past criminal convictions removed.... Read More

Life and the trauma many experience - how much of that trauma can you live with Vs. getting help to overcome?

Jun 30, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Today, WGNS’ Scott Walker interviewed Elliot Pinsly, President & CEO of the Behavioral Health Foundation and State Representative Mike Sparks. Pinsly talked about tr.... Read More

Political Forum for the Rutherford County Mayor race on WGNS - Listen to the Forum Here

Jun 30, 2022 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Today, WGNS hosted a political forum for those running for Rutherford County Mayor, as the Rutherford County General Election nears. Election Date: August 4, 2022 Early Vo.... Read More

UPDATE: Large NEW Outdoor / Indoor Music Venue in Murfreesboro along the Stones River in the Gateway District of Murfreesboro

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:05 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO) Local residents and music lovers throughout Tennessee are excited about an announcement made earlier this year regarding a new concert venue that w.... Read More

Annual Celebration Under the Stars in Murfreesboro on July 4th - Monday Evening

Jun 29, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department is excited about this years plans for Celebration Under the Stars, which will.... Read More

Investigation Results in 4 Arrests and the recovery of 5 handguns and 2 Stolen Vehicles

Jun 29, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

An investigation by detectives in Nashville on Monday led to four arrests and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, five handguns, six key fobs, 3.7 grams of cocaine, 60 grams.... Read More

Murfreesboro Approves Middle Tennessee Electric Land Swap - Closing Date of Dec. 30, 2022

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:47 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Electric and the City of Murfreesboro look to be moving forward with a proposed land exchange, allowing the utility provider to be closer to I-840. This will.... Read More

Families First Participants to Receive One-Time $450 Payment July 1st

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is providing extra support to thousands of families who receive monthly cash assistance through the state’s Families Fi.... Read More

Former MTSU Employee accused of Stalking Woman on Campus and Impersonating Police Officer

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED (06/28/22): We have more news on a subject who was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman on the MTSU campus. The accused suspect, who is now a former employee of the.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools ‘Teach Now’ program aims to attract new educators

Jun 28, 2022 at 08:39 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools’ newly branded “Teach Now” program hopes to remove obstacles for those who wish to become classroom teachers — immediate.... Read More

Firefighters, off-duty nurse helped save life of infant locked in a hot car; woman charged with DUI, child neglect

Jun 28, 2022 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A five-week-old baby locked inside a hot SUV was pulled to safety by fast-acting firefighters who broke the windows and removed the infant.&nb.... Read More

MTSU Aerospace study investigates pilot examiner shortage

Jun 28, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A nationwide survey by the Middle Tennessee State University Aerospace Department is shedding light on.... Read More

Close to 10% of Murfreesboro City School students are wrapping up summer school this week

Jun 27, 2022 at 05:14 pm by scott

  The Murfreesboro City Schools are wrapping up their 4th week of summer school this week, which is their final week of classes. Communications director Lisa Trail said.... Read More

Tennessee is 7th least expensive market in the nation

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:59 pm by WGNS

  Gas prices across Tennessee fell for the second week in a row - providing a bit of good news for the 945,000 Tennesseans expected to hit the road later this week.... Read More

4 Pounds of Fentanyl-Laced Meth is Off the Streets of Middle Tennessee

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Over 4-pounds of meth is off the streets in Middle Tennessee, thanks to recent arrests made in Nashville. There, Metro narcotics detectives, joined by TBI agents, on Sunday.... Read More

Rolling Blackouts Threaten Across the U.S., but not Middle TN Electric or the TVA

Jun 27, 2022 at 11:46 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Electric President and CEO Chris Jones praised the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) reliability as a major heat wave continues to engulf the area.&nbs.... Read More