Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee High School Sports Awards: Honoring Local Athletes, Coaches, and Teams in June 2024

Feb 29, 2024 at 10:44 am by Chandelar Williams

Middle Tennessee - The Middle Tennessee High School Sports Awards program returns this year to recognize the outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches, and teams from the.... Read More

Trial Looms: Middle Tennessee Volleyball Player's Tragic Accident Prompts Call for Justice

Feb 27, 2024 at 11:07 pm by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - A heart-wrenching incident involving Middle Tennessee State University's volleyball team has captured the attention of the Midstate community. Janae Edmonds.... Read More

Exploring Middle Tennessee's History Through Historical Fiction: The Works of Randy O’Brien

Feb 26, 2024 at 11:33 am by Chandelar Williams

Murfreesboro, TN - Randy O’Brien, a retired award-winning radio journalist and former News Director for WMOT-FM, has shifted gears to pursue his passion for writing hist.... Read More

Today's Show: Preserving Rutherford County's History: Uncovering Stories of Resilience and Heritage

Feb 26, 2024 at 09:15 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - Today on the Action Line podcast (listen above), WGNS' Scott Walker had the pleasure of speaking with Margaret McKinley and Wilma McClain, who are d.... Read More

YMCA of Middle Tennessee receives grant funding for water safety education

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:09 pm by WGNS News

The North Rutherford YMCA located in Smyrna, is one of several facilities that will benefit from a YMCA of Middle Tennessee grant that was recently awarded. Totaling $1.... Read More

Rutherford Woman Shares the Life-Changing Potential of Thyroid Removal Surgery

Jan 25, 2024 at 08:54 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Since the age of 20, Misty Smith, now 49, had been struggling with thyroid issues, experiencing episodes of choking and difficulty breathing. After man.... Read More

Treacherous Road Conditions Expected as Freezing Temperatures Grip Middle Tennessee

Jan 19, 2024 at 12:38 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - As Middle Tennessee braces for a frigid weekend, driving conditions are expected to worsen as wet roads transform into icy hazards. The dip in temperat.... Read More

Snow and Ice Cause Havoc on Rutherford County Roads; Warnings Continue for Middle Tennessee

Jan 16, 2024 at 07:18 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - As the winter storm continues to grip Rutherford County and the surrounding areas in Middle Tennessee, residents are facing treacherous road conditio.... Read More

22nd Annual Polar Bear Plunge Heats Up Murfreesboro for a Cool Cause

Dec 26, 2023 at 10:01 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro is gearing up for the 22nd Annual Polar Bear Plunge, set to take place on Saturday, January 6, 2024, at Boro Beach, the outdoor po.... Read More

High Bills Burden Murfreesboro Area Residents

Dec 07, 2023 at 12:33 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Residents in Murfreesboro, Tennessee face a hefty financial burden as recent data from doxoINSIGHTS reveals that their annual bills surpass the national ave.... Read More

A Discussion and Recent Grant that Focuses on Mental Health in Middle Tennessee

Nov 20, 2023 at 09:30 am by WGNS News

GUEST: Dr. Chandra Story (in studio),  professor and interim chair of the Department of Health and Human Performance, and Dr. Carmelita Dotson, assistant professor a.... Read More

Motorist Strikes a Massive Black Bear in Shelbyville, TN

Nov 13, 2023 at 02:15 pm by WGNS News

  SHELBYVILLE, TN - A little over 20-miles south of the Murfreesboro City Limits along Highway 231 South, in Shelbyville, Tennessee, a motorist crashed into a 450 to 500.... Read More

SRO Partners with Students to Provide Food for Communities

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:34 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Sheriff’s school resource officers teamed up with Rutherford County Schools’ teachers, administrators and students to fight hunger. The tea.... Read More

Beef Generates 13% of Tennessee's $4.4 Billion in Agricultural Cash Receipts

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:29 pm by WGNS Radio News

TENNESSEE AGRICULTURE – Many Tennesseans would be surprised to learn that beef generates 13% of Tennessee's $4.4-billion in agricultural cash receipts. Most recently, in.... Read More

41st 'Salute Game' Honors Veterans, Military Personnel Nov. 11 at MTSU

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:25 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center and the Blue Raider footbal.... Read More

Cost for New School Constuction and Loan Rates will be Costly for Rutherford County

Nov 08, 2023 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Like home mortgages, loans of all kinds are seeing a rise in rates. This problem is currently hitting the Rutherford County Schools... That was.... Read More

Fall Fair, CSIL Provides Opportunities for MTSU Students to Volunteer

Oct 31, 2023 at 08:20 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Dozens of Middle Tennessee State University students attended the annual Volunteer Fair held in the Student Union Commons.... Read More

Diversity Makes One Rutherford County School Stronger

Oct 30, 2023 at 10:58 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rock Springs Elementary Principal Stephen Lewis speaks highly of former teacher Holly Pearson, who passed away a few days ago. It’s not simply s.... Read More

TBI: Former Police Officer in Middle Tennessee Indicted

Sep 18, 2023 at 07:56 pm by WGNS News

MT. JULIET –A former Mt. Juliet police officer faces a set of charges following an investigation by TBI special agents. At the request of 15th District Attorne.... Read More

Middle TN Physician Convicted in $9.5-Million Health Care Fraud Case

Sep 06, 2023 at 07:10 pm by WGNS Radio News

A federal jury in Nashville has convicted Doctor Benjamin T. Toh, 68, of Chicago, Illinois, for his role in a more than $9.5 million health care fraud conspiracy, announced Un.... Read More