Middle Tennessee

Fourteen Individuals Graduate from United Way Catalyst Program

May 17, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS

  On May 19th, fourteen individuals will graduate from United Way’s nine-month Catalyst program. The class of business leaders has participated in the program to b.... Read More

MTSU Physician Assistant Studies celebrates first public PA program in Middle Tennessee

May 17, 2022 at 09:29 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s new Physician Assistant Studies, or PA, graduate program has been a decade in the making, and the university marked the occa.... Read More

Summer Programs and Summer Fun for kids throughout Rutherford County

May 17, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Local schools are wrapping up graduation ceremonies this week with Riverdale High School preparing for their ceremony on Wednesday night (May 18), B.... Read More

Justice Jeffrey Bivins Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) On Monday (May 16, 2022), the Recovery Court for the 16th Judicial District held a graduation in Murfreesboro for seven of its participants. Judge Jimm.... Read More

Campaign Announcement: Austin Maxwell for Murfreesboro City Council

May 17, 2022 at 07:07 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Rutherford County Republican Party Chairman Austin Maxwell announced this week that he will be seeking one of the three Murfreesboro City Council seats duri.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Friday - May 27, 2022

May 16, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

A sobriety checkpoint has been planned for the Eagleville area in Rutherford County…  Again, the sobriety checkpoint will be on Highway 41A in Eagleville, Sou.... Read More

LaVergne Police looking for theft suspect

May 16, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a theft suspect. Evidently, the theft occurred at a local exercise facility. On May.... Read More

Gas Prices unchanged this week (Monday - 05/16/22)

May 16, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee are unchanged  in the last week, averaging $4.19/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations.... Read More

Food Distribution in Murfreesboro - Volunteer Opportunity

May 16, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Volunteers are needed at Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency for the quarterly food distribution drive. The distribution location will be at Allen Chapel.... Read More

Mitchell Named Executive Director for American Red Cross "Heart of Tennessee" Chapter

May 10, 2022 at 03:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce that John Mitchell has been named the Executive Director with the Heart of Ten.... Read More
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WGNS' Bart Walker receives Red Cross Heroes Award, Sandy Hughes named Volunteer of the Year

May 10, 2022 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) The American Red Cross Heart of Tennessee Chapter awarded WGNS’ very own Bart Walker as the 2022 Hero on Tuesday morning during the annual Red Cr.... Read More

Buyer Beware: ATV Stolen - Make sure you are not spending good money on a HOT ride

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:37 pm by WGNS

Middle Tenn. — If you’re in the market for an ATV or UTV, make sure you don’t buy one that is stolen. The nearby Coffee County Sheriff’s Departmen.... Read More

The first Federal Post Office in Lebanon, Tennessee is being sold in a special sealed bid process

Apr 07, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

In Lebanon, Tennessee, the Wilson County Government is selling a building that is listed on the historic registry. 203 East Main Street (Lebanon, TN) is the address of the cit.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Area Should Be On the Lookout for man Wanted on Criminal Homicide Charge

Mar 31, 2022 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

Authorities in Middle Tennessee are on the lookout for a man who is wanted by the Metro Nashville Police Department on a criminal homicide warrant.Metro confirmed that 18-ye.... Read More

One Smyrna man arrested along with a Nashville resident for two Fentanyl Overdose Deaths

Mar 17, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

  Months of investigative work into the fentanyl-related death of a South Nashville woman has come to a close with the arrest of a Smyrna, Tennessee man. Now, the case a.... 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

THE STARS: March 4th Star Party features Higgins detailing comet hunter’s 1700s quest

Mar 02, 2022 at 12:49 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Physics and Astronomy professor Chuck Higgins continues the department’s spring Star Party series at 6:30 p.m. Frida.... Read More

Schools Closed Early on Thursday out of Safety Concerns for Local School Buses as Wind Speeds Reached 45 MPH Between 3PM and 4:50PM

Feb 18, 2022 at 07:27 am by WGNS

High winds were the biggest concern going into Thursday (yesterday, 2/17/22), as both Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools announced that they’d be closing th.... Read More

85-Year-old Nashville woman originally from Lincoln County, TN has been missing since November 24, 2021

Feb 14, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The investigation into the disappearance of an 85-year-old woman who was last seen in the Nashville area continues. Authorities are hopeful that someone in Middle Tennessee ma.... Read More

In Case You Missed It: Houses Selling for More Than Asking Price in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:20 pm by WGNS

WGNS spoke to Realtor David Estes with Parks Realty about the housing market locally. Estes recalled what a home with 3-bedrooms and a 2-car garage once sold for in the Murfre.... Read More