Murfreesboro news

COMMENTARY: Computers Taking Over the World? Ehhh... by Dr. Larry Burriss at MTSU

Jul 14, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

Computers taking over the world? Probably not! With today's commentary, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...   Commentary (Verbatim): "I’d be willing to b.... Read More

Thursday 2PM "Fender Bender" Creates Traffic Jam

Jul 14, 2022 at 02:20 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Around 2:00 o'clock Thursday (7/14/2022) afternoon inbound traffic on Broad at West Main suddenly came to a crawl. If you were in the area and wonder.... Read More

Another Whataburger Coming to the 'Boro

Jul 14, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS

With anticipation growing over the opening of Whataburger at 1835 Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro and a second at 360 West Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna, the company has annou.... Read More

Five Suspects were arrested in a TBI and Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Drug Investigation

Jul 13, 2022 at 05:12 pm by WGNS

  UPDATED: RUTHERFORD COUNTY – An ongoing drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation a.... Read More

Friday Night LIVE Concert Series Continues into August

Jul 12, 2022 at 09:12 pm by WGNS

  Main Street Murfreesboro will feature the band Mix Tape on the first Friday of August. The group will hit the stage in front of the historic courthouse at 6:30 on the.... Read More

UPDATE: Phone Scam Targeting Murfreesboro Residents Uses Scare Tactics Highlighting The Cartel

Jul 12, 2022 at 05:04 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more details on an extortion effort that is focusing on scare tactics, while highlighting the Cartel. Murfreesboro Police Pub.... Read More

LaVergne Fire & Rescue Dept. Partner with IROL for Easier Fire Inspection Reporting

Jul 11, 2022 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The City of La Vergne Fire and Rescue Department has partnered with a web-based reporting system to make it easier for inspection companies to submit a.... Read More

Burn Ban Lifted in Rutherford County

Jul 11, 2022 at 01:24 pm by WGNS

  Rain has helped to lift the burn ban that was issued on June 24, 2022. Rutherford County Fire & Rescue are asking that residents remember that while State Forestry.... Read More

What's Next For NOTES LIVE Amphitheater?

Jul 09, 2022 at 05:04 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) What will developers do now that there were not enough Murfreesboro City Council votes to approve the project? Mayor McFarland will be on WGNS this coming Wedne.... Read More

Ram's Hot Times Motorist' Report

Jul 09, 2022 at 08:58 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Hot times create hot tempers, add construction to the mix--and you have road problems. Murfreesboro Transportation's Deputy Director Ram Balachandran offers thi.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Charges 58-Year-Old with First Degree Murder

Jul 08, 2022 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: As of Friday evening (07/08/22), the man arrested for a murder that occured this past Wednesday in Christiana, Tennessee remains behind bars. 54-Year-old Jeffery.... Read More

Listen to the Murfreesboro City Council Political Forum, which previously aired "LIVE" on Friday, July 8, 2022

Jul 08, 2022 at 07:16 am by WGNS

NOTE: Early Voting is July 15 thru July 30, 2022. Election Day on August 4, 2022. Listen to the entire forum above.  Guest (Candidates): (Incumbent) Madelyn Scales Harri.... Read More

72-Year-old told he is not allowed at any Walmart stores - after being caught three times for shoplifting

Jul 07, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Walmart on Rutherford Boulevard fell victim to another suspected shoplifter, but this time the long arm of the law caught the suspect. A loss prevention worker told the arriv.... Read More

Potomac Horse Fever Reported in Murfreesboro

Jul 07, 2022 at 12:29 am by WGNS

The State Veterinarian’s office has confirmed two cases of Potomac horse fever. One is in Rutherford County and the other in Dekalb County. Freshwater snails are the so.... Read More

Frank Caperton Passed Away Unexpectedly

Jul 06, 2022 at 05:48 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro historian, photographer and promoter Frank Caperton passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (7/6/2022) morning at his home. He was 59. There will.... Read More

Musical "Avenue Q" Opens Friday at Center for the Arts

Jul 06, 2022 at 08:52 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The tony-award winning hit musical, Avenue Q, opens this Friday (7/8/2022) evening at Murfreesboro’s Center for the Arts (110 W. College S.... Read More

Excessive Heat Warning through Midnight Friday

Jul 06, 2022 at 07:46 am by Producer

Dangerously hot conditions are expected through Friday, with heat index values reaching 110-to-115-degrees. National Weather Service meteorologists say extreme heat and humidi.... Read More

Shoplifting Continues to Plague Murfreesboro Stores

Jul 05, 2022 at 03:12 pm by WGNS

Here's the latest report on shoplifting in the Murfreesboro area… In one of several recently filed reports, Murfreesboro Police were called to Journey’s, a retail.... Read More

Final Political Forum to be held on WGNS RADIO - July 8, 2022

Jul 05, 2022 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

Better Business Bureau Reminds Listeners of SCAMS - Find the right contractor (With Audio)

Jul 05, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

There have been lots of scams over the years involving roof replacement or sealing driveways, as noted by the local Better Business Bureau. In fact, a large number of resident.... Read More