Middle Tennessee

UPDATE: Suspect Accused of Sexually Groping Teen Identified and Arrested

Jun 01, 2023 at 06:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

FRANKLIN, TN - On Friday, Franklin Police asked for the public’s help to identify a man who was accused of sexually groping a 14-year-old in the men’s restroom of.... Read More

Approximately $30-Million Available in Funding for Non-Profits Dedicated to Strengthening Tennessee Families

Jun 01, 2023 at 06:13 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) has opened applications for the 2023 Families First Community Grant Program, an initiative.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Woman Beats Cancer, Embarks on Personal "Tour de France"

Jun 01, 2023 at 06:05 pm by WGNS Radio News

June is National Cancer Survivor Month and Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and the new Westlawn hospitals in Murfreesboro are two of multiple Ascension locations that are ho.... Read More

Nashville Superspeedway, Rackley Roofing combine to show support for MTSU’s Daniels Center

Jun 01, 2023 at 05:58 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nashville Superspeedway, Rackley Roofing and the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center at Mid.... Read More

UPDATE: Four-Year-Old Dies in Nashville Shooting that Remains Under Investigation

Jun 01, 2023 at 05:49 pm by WGNS Radio News

In nearby Nashville, an investigation is advancing into Tuesday night’s now fatal shooting of four-year-old Taliyah Frazier which took place at 7:50 p.m. at the intersec.... Read More

Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting in Middle Tennessee Blvd. Parking Lot

May 31, 2023 at 01:33 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police officers arrested a man after a shooting and brief foot pursuit on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, several minutes after.... Read More

VA 2K Walk and Roll is This Wednesday from 11AM to 1PM

May 16, 2023 at 08:15 am by WGNS News

ABOVE PODCAST: Bart Walker talks to Dr. Deborah Bonitz, a clinical psychologist at the Nashville VA campus and co-coordinator for the VA2K Walk and Roll. MURFREESBORO, T.... Read More

Pioneer Days at Cannonsburgh Village - Photos from the Annual Event held on Saturday (04/22/23) in Murfreesboro

Apr 22, 2023 at 08:50 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TENN. - Pioneer Days was this past Saturday in Rutherford County. The annual event was held at Cannonsburgh Village on Saturday (April 22 2023). Both young and.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy

Mar 09, 2023 at 07:38 pm by WGNS Radio News

Rutherford County, TN - Residents may learn about SWAT, investigations and K9s during the spring Sheriff’s Citizens Academy class sponsored by the Rutherford County Sher.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Warns of Battery Recall that May Impact Some UTV and Golf Cart Owners

Mar 09, 2023 at 07:35 pm by WGNS Radio News

The Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department has reported that area residents should be aware of a recent battery recall. The batteries being recalled are used in golf c.... Read More

MTSU agriculture organizes daylong hybrid field day collaboration available to public

Mar 09, 2023 at 07:29 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — An upcoming continuing education collaboration between four universities will bring awareness to agriculture-related topics and issues that ed.... Read More

MTSU, Honors College celebrate high school scholars with special events

Feb 28, 2023 at 05:03 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — From new and prospective Middle Tennessee State University students answering U.S. presidents’ quiz questions t.... Read More

Rates of Uninsured Children in Tennessee Decreased to Pre-pandemic Levels, but Worries Remain

Feb 22, 2023 at 06:08 pm by WGNS Radio News

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic the rate of Tennessee uninsured children more than doubled as the state experienced the highest spike in unemployment since the Great Dep.... Read More

93rd Annual General Conference for TN National Guard in Murfreesboro

Feb 22, 2023 at 05:58 pm by WGNS Radio News

Murfreesboro, TN - The National Guard Association of Tennessee will host its 93rd Annual General Conference at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center in Murfreesboro f.... Read More

State Honored with National Workforce Development Award

Feb 22, 2023 at 05:54 pm by WGNS Radio News

The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) honored the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) with the prestigious Pinnacle Award fo.... Read More

Goodwill Names Five New Board Members

Feb 21, 2023 at 05:15 am by WGNS News

Goodwill Industries of Middle Tennessee on Tuesday announced the appointment of five new members to its board of directors. Of the five, one previously worked as a vice presid.... Read More

UPDATE: Senator Shane Reeves from Murfreesboro votes for legislation to protect children from exposure to adult entertainment

Feb 13, 2023 at 09:07 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Senator Shane Reeves, a Republican from Murfreesboro voted in favor of legislation to protect children from being exposed to sexual.... Read More

1 of 3,912 Rutherford County Students Test-Drive Advanced Robotics,STEM Careers

Jan 31, 2023 at 09:39 pm by WGNS Radio News

(Smyrna, TN) TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center hosted middle school STEM students from Rutherford County on January 24, 2023 for "Name the Robots," an event aimed at showcasin.... Read More

Legislation to protect children from exposure to adult entertainment advances in General Assembly

Jan 31, 2023 at 09:14 pm by WGNS Radio News

Legislation to protect children from being exposed to sexually explicit performances is one step closer to becoming Tennessee law. On Tuesday, the measure.... Read More

Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Announces Winners of Top Tier Program - 1-Rutherford and 5-Bedford County Winners

Jan 31, 2023 at 08:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association (TCYA) recognized over 30 youth members for their su.... Read More