Murfreesboro news

Del Webb Developers Donate Two-Acres of Land To County

Mar 12, 2022 at 10:07 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  During last Tuesday's (3/8/2022) groundbreaking of Del Webb's Southern Harmony, it was learned that the developer was donating two acres of land to R.... Read More

Girls basketball championships delayed due to safety concerns

Mar 12, 2022 at 08:52 am by WGNS

Roads in Murfreesboro leading to Murphy Center are clear, but in order to allow staff time to clear the sidewalks on MTSU’s campus, the decision has been made to delay t.... Read More

New data shows 2021 was an expensive year for drivers who sustained vehicle damage from potholes

Mar 11, 2022 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

Spring is just around the corner and many Tennesseans will soon, if they haven’t already, face a familiar obstacle on the roadway — potholes. A new survey from AAA.... Read More

Jay Leno to Speak at Boys & Girls Club, Stake & Burger

Mar 11, 2022 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

Boys & Girls Clubs of Rutherford County recently released the featured guest for their 33rd Annual Stake & Burger, acclaimed TV late night show host, Jay Leno.Admired.... Read More

Charity Circle: About the Organization & Upcoming Duck Ball*

Mar 11, 2022 at 11:03 am by Producer

Bryan Barrett talks with Patti Hutchinson, Amy Farrar and Kathy Huddleston about Charity Circle, a local organization benefitting non-profits that was established in Murfreesb.... Read More

Winter Storm Warning for Rutherford Co. Friday evening - Saturday morning

Mar 11, 2022 at 08:12 am by WGNS

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Rutherford County and much of Middle Tennessee from Friday evening through Saturday morning.Heavy snow is po.... Read More

15-Year-old assaulted at local shopping mall – hit in face

Mar 11, 2022 at 07:21 am by WGNS

An assault involving a 15-year-old victim is being investigated by police in Murfreesboro. Detectives say the assault took place on February 13, 2022 at the Stones River Town.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police asking for public's help in two separate investigations

Mar 10, 2022 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

  A man who is considered to be a “Person of Interest” in a recent shoplifting case was caught on camera. Murfreesboro Police report an unidentified man ente.... Read More

Two Dead and One Arrested after Speeding Vehicle Crashes on I-24, East of Murfreesboro

Mar 10, 2022 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

  One person is in custody and two people were found deceased after a speeding car crashed on Interstate 24 Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 PM.Seconds before the crash,.... Read More

Rutherford County woman threatened to be jailed over jury duty in SCAM phone call

Mar 10, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS

WGNS has another update to a scam troubling local residents. In this case, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office advises potential victims to “Beware of a jury duty s.... Read More

Police shut down drug operation at a local hotel; two people arrested also wanted for questioning in an East Tennessee homicide

Mar 10, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigation Division narcotics detectives arrest a man and woman at a Murfreesboro hotel on dru.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic’s Gastroenterology Department Leads Local Charge for Colorectal Cancer Awareness and Screening

Mar 10, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Recent studies have revealed an increase in incidence of colorectal cancer amongst people younger than age 50, which has led to updated screening recommendations.This is why.... Read More

Car broken into at Greenway Parking Lot

Mar 09, 2022 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

A credit card fraud case is under investigation after unknown individuals used a stolen credit card at Kroger on Old Fort Parkway.Murfreesboro Detectives now need the assist.... Read More

Teen Arrested Following Pursuit of Stolen Car That Ends in Rutherford County

Mar 09, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

Following a police pursuit that started in Nashville and ended in Rutherford County, an 18-year-old driving what was believed to be a stolen car, was arrested by authorities.... Read More
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Retired WGNS Talk Show Host and former Sheriff Truman Jones Receives Special Proclamations and Key to the City

Mar 09, 2022 at 04:03 pm by WGNS

WGNS' Truman Jones has officially retired. The former Rutherford County Sheriff began his broadcasting career on the Good Neighbor Station 11-years ago, after retiring from th.... Read More
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Meals of Hope Volunteers in Murfreesboro Helped Prepare over 50,000 Meals for Less Fortunate - Overall Goal of 1-Million Meals in 2022

Mar 09, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— This past Saturday (03/05/2022), Meals of Hope packing partners Aaron and Emily Cox worked with volunteers to pack 51,072 meals for struggling indiv.... Read More

Manchester woman charged with child, animal abuse after ‘deplorable’ living conditions found

Mar 09, 2022 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

A Manchester, TN woman is behind bars and facing multiple charges that include abuse of children, animals and a vulnerable adult.The charges were filed east of Murfreesboro in.... Read More

New retrospective exhibit honors prolific MTSU sculptor-professor, helps fund scholarship

Mar 09, 2022 at 11:44 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University is honoring a gifted — and prolific — sculpture professor with a new re.... Read More

One of Two Nashville Murder Suspects Apprehended in Rutherford County - Now, Both Subjects are Facing Charges

Mar 08, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

Homicide Unit detectives in Nashville have charged 17-year-old Demontrez Williams and 17-year-old Kevonte Lane with criminal homicide and especially aggravated robbery. The ar.... Read More

Follow-Up: 15.532 Pounds of Methamphetamine off the streets, Thanks to Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies

Mar 08, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Follow-Up – Rutherford County, Tenn. - Patrol deputies recovered $46,000 worth of methamphetamine in a recent arrest that started with a traffic stop.More than 15.5 poun.... Read More