Murfreesboro news

Boat Day is This Saturday in Smyrna

Jun 16, 2022 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Like boating? You're not alone! Considering the variety of waterways in and around the Rutherford County area, hitting the lake for a swim or traveling down the Stones River.... Read More

Big rig caught fire on I-24 West at the Rutherford / Coffee County line on Thursday afternoon

Jun 16, 2022 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

There was a large truck fire on Interstate 24 in the Westbound lane on Thursday afternoon around 1:15 PM (06/16/22). The blaze was at mile marker 97, which is the Beechgrove.... Read More

Addiction Recovery: Renewed Life Ministries

Jun 16, 2022 at 11:04 am by Producer

Bryan Barrett and State Rep. Mike Sparks talk with Renewed Life Ministries Executive Director Blake Hammill and 2015 graduate Scott Jackson. RLMO is a one-year, residential re.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Place Names Part 1

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

This is Flashback Frank of the Rutherford County Historical Society. We’ve all done it; we’ve all wondered where certain names originated.  Names of communit.... Read More

Another Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card Case in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2022 at 08:39 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives need assistance identifying a person of interest in another fraudulent use of a credit card case. This one occurred on May 16th. The victim in the c.... Read More

Real Estate Market in Rutherford County is Changing

Jun 15, 2022 at 08:25 pm by WGNS

The real estate market continues to do well in Rutherford County and throughout Middle Tennessee, but buyers paying $30k, $40k and even $75,000 over an asking price are slowly.... Read More

Police do not suspect foul play after two men were found dead weeks apart in vehicles at a Murfreesboro Walmart

Jun 15, 2022 at 12:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – "Two men found dead in vehicles three weeks apart in the parking lot of a Murfreesboro Walmart are not believed to be victims of foul play," t.... Read More

Political Forums to be held on WGNS RADIO June 17, 2022 to July 8, 2022

Jun 15, 2022 at 09:52 am by WGNS

WGNS Radio will continue a long-time tradition of holding political forums for some of the more heavily contested or heated races that have received news coverage in recent mo.... Read More

Tennessee Awarded Grant To Improve Emergency Food System

Jun 15, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Tennesseans facing food insecurity will have improved access to nutritious foods thanks to a grant awarded to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA). The U.S. Departme.... Read More

MTSU NEWS: Board of Trustees approves flat tuition, fees for upcoming academic year

Jun 14, 2022 at 08:49 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to keep tuition and program services fees flat for the coming aca.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools sweep rankings of best Midstate schools

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools offer the top schools in elementary, middle and high in the Midstate area, according to the most recent rankings of schools released by Nashville Bus.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More

Deceased man found in his SUV at the Walmart on Joe B. Jackson Parkway in Murfreesboro

Jun 14, 2022 at 06:48 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are investigating the death of a man after his body was located in the Walmart parking lot on Joe B Jackson Parkway at the intersection of Highway 231 Sout.... Read More

1,452,040 Reports of Online Child Exploitation and 123,790 Suspects Since 1998

Jun 14, 2022 at 02:42 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “We live in the age of technology, and our children are growing up in a world full of it,” stated Child Advocacy Center Community Education Co.... Read More

Renal Calculus is Both Painful and EXTREMELY Common in Rutherford County and Throughout the South

Jun 14, 2022 at 02:13 pm by WGNS

  A common health problem that residents in Rutherford County and throughout the south face is one that often comes with a hefty level of pain. Renal calculus usually im.... Read More

TrustPoint Hospital Opens New Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program

Jun 14, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — TrustPoint Hospital, one of middle Tennessee’s leading behavioral health treatment centers, is expanding its levels of care with a new intens.... Read More

The Ducks Are Coming - for the Gr8t Chase

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The First Annual Gr8t Duck Chase will be Saturday, September 17th beginning at 10:00 AM at ‘Boro Beach in Murfreesboro. Jennifer Yeatts, Founder of The Gr8t Chase states.... Read More

12 Men Charged in Undercover Sex Trafficking Operation

Jun 13, 2022 at 06:10 pm by WGNS

A two-day undercover operation this past week by Human Trafficking detectives with the Metro Nashville Police Department and the TBI, resulted in the arrests of te.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Journalism Professor looks into the Watergate Scandal 50-Years Ago

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: 50-Years-ago on June 17, 1972, five subjects broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel in Washington, D.C. With a look back.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill Concerns and Suggestions by Rutherford County - Continue

Jun 13, 2022 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN) - The struggle over what to do with the aging Middle Point Landfill in Rutherford County continues, but concerns by both the city and county may not be pr.... Read More