Murfreesboro news

Central Magnet rising senior wins national award

May 26, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS

Eliza Abston, a rising senior at Central Magnet School,  has been named a winner of the 2022 Carson Scholarship. Abston’s secret to winning the scholarship as a jun.... Read More

Cannon County Sheriff's Employee Accused of Animal Cruelty

May 26, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

(Cannon County, TN) - In Woodbury, an employee with the Cannon County Sheriff’s Office was arrested this past week on charges of cruelty to animals. The Sheriff’s.... Read More

SUMMER FEEDING PROGRAMS: FREE Breakfast and Lunch for Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Children and Teens 18 and Under

May 26, 2022 at 11:10 am by WGNS

The FREE summer feeding program will be serving breakfast and lunch throughout the Rutherford County area starting June 1st. Rutherford County Schools Spokesperson James Evans.... Read More

Arrest made in bomb threat that was called into a Nashville school

May 26, 2022 at 09:20 am by WGNS

(Middle Tennessee) WGNS has learned that only one-day before the May 18th shooting outside of the Riverdale High School graduation at the MTSU Murphy Center, there was a bomb.... Read More

SUV Vs. Pedestrian Accident on Old Fort Parkway at New Salem Road in Murfreesboro

May 26, 2022 at 08:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  According to police, the victim in the vehicle Vs. pedestrian accident was a three-year-old child. See the UPDATED NEWS STORY HERE. P.... Read More

Old bank that dates back to the 1920's on local square to re-open as a downtown restaurant

May 25, 2022 at 07:15 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) WGNS has an update on the old Mid South Bank building that was auctioned off in July of 2020. Two years ago, the building on the downtown square was owned by.... Read More

3K-plus new MTSU students ‘learn the ropes’ of campus experience during orientation

May 25, 2022 at 04:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Best friends and recent Bartlett High School graduates Kristen Gish and Han Mi Ko were part of MTSU’s newest wave of.... Read More
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Big Rig Blaze Tuesday At Love's Truck Stop

May 25, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

  (CHRISTIANA, TN)  On Tuesday (5/24/2022), units from Rutherford Fire-Rescue were dispatched to a tractor trailer truck fire at Love's Truck Stop on Buchanan Road.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Spearheads New Partnership with MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success

May 25, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro City Schools and the MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success (ALSS) Ed.D. Program announces a new collaboration to leverage expertise an.... Read More

A 2021 prostitution/sex trafficking investigation in Murfreesboro leads to the indictment and arrest of a Florida man

May 25, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigations Division Vice Unit detectives, with assistance from special agents from the Fl.... Read More

Rutherford County School Growth Continues - One New School Per Year is Needed, but Costs Too High for Reality

May 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Growth continues throughout Rutherford County and the county schools are not immune to the rise in population. In discussing the growth, county school’s spokesperson Jam.... Read More

Proposed 20% Pay Increase for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

May 25, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

In Rutherford County, Sheriff’s Deputies are some of the lowest paid law enforcement officers in our immediate area. At a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff.... Read More

UPDATE: 11-Year-old Child Dies in Fatal Accident on Monday in Murfreesboro - Accident is still under investigation

May 24, 2022 at 09:15 pm by WGNS

Providence Christian Academy released the following statement after the death of 5th grader Cole Johnson, who died in the Monday auto accident on Lascassas Pike in Murfreesbor.... Read More

U-Haul truck reportedly used to steal enclosed trailer

May 24, 2022 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a pickup truck that was used to steal a pull-behind trailer. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the.... Read More

Six Smyrna High grads also complete associate degree at Bethel

May 24, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Six students from Smyrna High School have graduated from Bethel University with their associate degree.   On May 7th, the students received their degrees from.... Read More

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputies return fire on alleged suicidal man standing on I-24 overpass

May 24, 2022 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

About 30-minutes east of Murfreesboro in Hillsboro, Tennessee, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a phone call just before midnight on Monday from a man who was expressing suicidal te.... Read More

$40,838 Raised to support vulnerable patients in Rutherford County

May 24, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

$40,838 Was raised at the 2nd annual Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Golf Tournament. The event was held earlier this month at the Stones River Country Club in Mu.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools are NOW Hiring

May 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School System is hiring and reports indicate multiple jobs are available. Some of positions that the schools will be filling include teachers, principals.... Read More

Spring Fling XXIX: This Week in Rutherford County this week

May 24, 2022 at 10:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County is hosting Spring Fling this week. The event is TSSAA’s unique spring sports championship that involve seven different sports over a four-day period, T.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Case involving about $25,000 of Cocaine Headed to Court

May 24, 2022 at 07:48 am by WGNS

We have more news on several arrests made earlier this year in March (2022) that reportedly involved about $25,000 worth of cocaine that was confiscated by the Rutherford Coun.... Read More