Murfreesboro news

Flooding and other increased weather-related events throughout Middle Tennessee are costly and dangerous

Mar 16, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Weather related events seem to be increasing in Middle Tennessee, according to Krissy Hurley of the National Weather Service in Nashville…Throughout the entire state of.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic Pediatrics Presents 3rd Annual Storybook Breakfast Fundraiser with Your Local United Way

Mar 16, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - MMC Pediatrics presents the Third Annual Storybook Breakfast fundraising event. Rutherford County’s youngest residents will have the chance.... Read More

Subject charged with DUI #5 in nearby Franklin, Tennessee

Mar 15, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

A Mt. Juliet man was apprehended in Williamson County and charged with his fifth DUI.A Franklin Police Officer on routine patrol apparently spotted 30-Year-old Dylan Scott L.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Responds to Chimney Fire on Shelbyville Highway

Mar 15, 2022 at 04:25 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to a chimney fire at a home located on the 3000 block of Shelbyville Highway Tuesday morning aroun.... Read More

Training future deputies in Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2022 at 03:43 pm by WGNS

Training future deputies is one of the goals that the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office has with a special program geared towards teens and young adults. Youths ages 14 to.... Read More

Hannah Moore, 2nd grade teacher at Blackman Elementary

Mar 15, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month - sponsored by City Tile and Floor Covering on Spring Street. Nominate a teacher for Educator of the Month. Head to our website, WGNSRa.... Read More

New bill would increase punishment for assaulting a first responder in Tennessee

Mar 15, 2022 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

A bill strengthening the punishment for assaulting a first responder is advancing in Tennessee. House Bill 2247 expands the offenses of assault and aggravated assault agains.... Read More

Today's Opinion: The Use of Words and a new Word Game

Mar 15, 2022 at 09:48 am by WGNS

In today’s commentary, MTSU Professor Larry Burriss takes a look at the Wordle game and how Washington D.C. lives on words…Scroll down for more… Continu.... Read More

MTSU Forensic Science partners with state agencies to host refresher for 100 TN drug recognition experts

Mar 14, 2022 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

Photo: Tennessee Drug Recognition, or DRE, experts listen intently as MTSU biology assistant professor Kiel Ormerod shares information about the brain and central nervous syst.... Read More

Canned food items in exchange for overdue book fines in Rutherford County

Mar 14, 2022 at 05:28 pm by WGNS

For those who have been unable to utilize their library card due to overdue books in recent months or even years in some cases, will have the opportunity to wipe those fines.... Read More

Multiple Sobriety Checkpoints and Increased Patrol Planned for Rutherford County Area on Thursday

Mar 14, 2022 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department reminds motorists to not test their luck on St. Patrick’s Day by drinking and driving.Rutherford County Safety Task Force officers w.... Read More

More methamphetamine and fentanyl off the street in Middle Tennessee

Mar 14, 2022 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

  Meth appears to be on the upswing again, but authorities throughout Middle Tennessee have been able to slow the problem of drug dealers being able to distribute their.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric uses charitable donations to provide $50k in assistance to area members struggling with bills

Mar 14, 2022 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members have experienced financial hardships related to the pandemic, while recently facing higher electric bills due to colder than norma.... Read More

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