Murfreesboro news

Woman arrested after LaVergne License Plate Reader Notifies Police of Stolen Vehicle

May 27, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) One woman is behind bars after being arrested on Thursday (5/26/22), thanks to the La Vergne license plate reader system. The Blue Sentinel license plate r.... Read More

The Boro Art Crawl Returns to Downtown

May 27, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The Boro Art Crawl returns to the Historic Murfreesboro Square on June 16, 2022 (Thursday). Initially founded in 2015 by a group of local artists wanting to help foster t.... Read More

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce says more tourists are visiting our area

May 26, 2022 at 05:05 pm by WGNS

More and more tourists are choosing Rutherford County, that according to the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce. The chamber reported on local hotel occupancy rates Thursda.... Read More

Smyrna has the LOWEST Unemployment Figures in Rutherford County

May 26, 2022 at 03:58 pm by WGNS

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. – Newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development showed nearly every county in Tennessee had unemployment ra.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian hit by SUV on Old Fort Parkway was a 3-Year-Old Child

May 26, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – WGNS has more details on the pedestrian / SUV related accident that occurred on Thursday morning in Murfreesboro. Evidently, the victim was a.... Read More

Increased Patrol and a Sobriety Checkpoint this Memorial Day Weekend

May 26, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol (THP) plans to increase patrols and utilize a variety of traffic safety enforcement tools to reduce the number of crashes across the state during.... Read More

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