Murfreesboro news

Tennessee Starts 2022 with Lower Unemployment Numbers

Mar 05, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The state of Tennessee recorded another drop in statewide unemployment at the start of 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of Labor and Workfo.... Read More

Poll Shows Eroding Trust among Tennessee Parents in COVID-19 And Vaccine Information

Mar 05, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Fewer Tennessee parents polled by the Vanderbilt Center for Child Health Policy in fall 2021 reported they trust information they receive about vaccines than the same time in.... Read More

TN Department of Health Awarded Project To Build Alzheimer's Disease Awareness

Mar 05, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) announced today it was awarded a two-year project to build capacity to promote Alzheimer's disease awareness. This project will suppor.... Read More

TN legislators introduce ‘Noah’s Law’ that could help missing children be found faster

Mar 05, 2022 at 09:30 am by WGNS

Republican legislation that could allow for an Amber Alert to be issued sooner in certain cases advanced out of the Tennessee House Children & Family Affairs Subcommittee.... Read More

Deputies recover $46,000 worth of methamphetamine

Mar 05, 2022 at 08:11 am by WGNS

More than 15.5 pounds of methamphetamine worth $46,000 was seized during a traffic stop Thursday outside a La Vergne convenience store, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s lie.... Read More

AEDC Commander Col. Geraghty nominated for brigadier general

Mar 04, 2022 at 02:45 pm by WGNS

In nearby Tullahoma, Tennessee, Col. Jeffrey T. Geraghty was nominated for promotion to brigadier general by the President. The nomination has been received in the U.S. Senate.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Named 2022 Tree Line USA Utility by Arbor Day Foundation

Mar 04, 2022 at 11:09 am by WGNS

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Middle Tennessee Electric a 2022 Tree Line USA® utility to honor its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care in t.... Read More

Aggravated Statutory Rape Suspect Pleads GUILTY in Murfreesboro

Mar 04, 2022 at 10:56 am by WGNS

A 31-year-old man arrested on charges of rape in 2021, has been convicted in Murfreesboro.Prior to his arrest, Billy Frank Savage was said to be on the run for over a year, af.... Read More

Man Convicted for Murdering Kendrick Love in Murfreesboro, Sentenced to Life in Prison

Mar 04, 2022 at 10:24 am by WGNS

A May 16, 2017 murder case in Murfreesboro has come to a close. The man who murdered 18-year-old Kendrick Love was convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom.District Att.... Read More

The District Attorney's Show - a look at unsolved crimes, current court cases and more

Mar 04, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

On Friday morning's Action Line, WGNS was joined by the Rutherford County District Attorney's Office for their monthly District Attorney's Show. Host J. Paul Newman, who.... Read More

REPORT: 6.8% of Tennessee workers work night shifts, 8th most in U.S.

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:48 am by WGNSRadio

A recently released report found that 217,948 Tennessee workers, or 6.8% of the state’s total workforce - work night shifts. When looking across the entire country,.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: Missing 13-year-old girl from East Tennessee

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

TEEN LOCATED - UPDATE: The Amber Alert issued by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has been cancelled. 13-year-old Smiley has been safely located. The TBI reports that 22-.... Read More

MTSU to host March 22 ‘finish your degree’ Question & Answer session at Rutherford County Chamber

Mar 04, 2022 at 07:06 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Adults looking to return to college to finish their degree or considering attending college for the first time will have the opportunity to ha.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry calls for investigation of Rutherford County landfill contracts

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:47 pm by WGNS

In a letter addressed to the mayors of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County, State. Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) alerted the local governments of potential conflicts be.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Receives Greenlight to Move Forward with Building New Administration Facility

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue is moving closer to building a new administration building, which will be built at the Doug Young Public Safety Training Center…That was Fi.... Read More

UPDATE: Around $25,000 in Cocaine Seized in Rutherford County Sheriff's Investigation

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS has more information on a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office investigation that led to the confiscation of about $25,000 worth of cocaine on.... Read More

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Ball - POSTPONED

Mar 03, 2022 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – The volunteer board of directors of the Rutherford County American Heart Association previoously announced the date of the Rutherford Heart Ball .... Read More

Littering of old tires in the Christiana area of Rutherford County (with video)

Mar 03, 2022 at 02:02 pm by WGNS

Another littering case was caught on camera in Rutherford County. This time, the trash drop-off occurred in the Christiana area, near Interstate 24.The Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More

Investigation underway in recent Murfreesboro car burglary case

Mar 03, 2022 at 01:20 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating several car break-ins that took place in a Murfreesboro neighborhood. Detectives from the.... Read More

Diana Health invites the community to their free, family friendly Grand Opening Celebration on March 5th in Smyrna, Tennessee

Mar 03, 2022 at 11:27 am by WGNS

Diana Health invites the community to their free, family-friendly Grand Opening Celebration in the TriStar StoneCrest parking lot on March 5th from 11am to 2pm to celebrate th.... Read More