UPDATE: ATF Offers Reward in Rutherford County, TN Gun Theft Case

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — We have more news on a firearms heist that happened in LaVergne on Monday, April 12th. Now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiv.... Read More

Rutherford County’s First Safe Baby Court Graduation is Friday, April 16

Apr 16, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – On Friday, April 16 at 3:30 p.m., the Rutherford County Juvenile Court will hold the first graduation ceremony of its Safe Baby Court program.Safe Baby Co.... Read More

UPDATE: Accused Peeping Tom in Tanning Salon Case Arrested

Apr 15, 2021 at 11:41 am by WGNS

NASHVILLE: South Precinct officers Tuesday night arrested George A. Powell, 37, who is accused of invading a woman’s privacy by being a Peeping Tom inside a South Nashvi.... Read More

OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

Sex Offender in Barfield Area Sentenced to 245 Years in Prison - Sentence was Reduced on Tuesday after Appeal Filed

Apr 14, 2021 at 04:35 pm by WGNS

Registered Sex Offender Tandy Tomlin, who was found guilty on eight counts of rape of a child in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom and sentenced to 245-years in prison, ha.... Read More

The Landfill in Rutherford County Could Be Majorly EXPANDED?

Apr 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

There is a large amount of garbage being dumped into the Middle Point Landfill that is located in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County, which means the life of the landfi.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:59 am by WGNS

As announced on Tuesday, the Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and.... Read More

Greenhouse Continues Construction AND a Free Food Giveaway This Weekend

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:43 am by WGNS

Construction of Greenhouse Ministries new building in Murfreesboro continues.  The new structure is being built directly behind their current location that is on South Sp.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Man Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Massage Clients Jailed for Practicing without a License

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:38 am by WGNS

Special Victims Division Human Trafficking Detectives today charged 33-year-old Tarek Mentouri with felony impersonation of a licensed professional.Mentouri’s massage li.... Read More

AAA Survey: As April 20th Nears, Are Users of Marijuana Taking More Risks Behind the Wheel

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:27 am by WGNS

With 4/20 rapidly approaching, AAA is issuing a warning about the dangers of driving impaired. New AAA research suggests that users of both alcohol and marijuana (not necessar.... Read More

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center announces 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:08 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Supervisor Elizabeth Stubblefield has been named 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year for her.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Investigation Continuing into Man Arrested for Kidnapping a 9-Year-Old Girl After Unlawfully Entering Her Apartment

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:18 am by WGNS

In Nashville, Youth Services detectives continue to investigate Saturday evening’s especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated burglary case. Metro Police say t.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Informs Community About FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths.Ruth.... Read More

MTSU Professor Larry Burriss on Etiquette in Today's World

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:56 am by WGNS

What is proper etiquette and how does it translate to the world of Internet? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss…

Planning to hit the Stones River?

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

As temperatures warm, more residents may hit the Stones River to canoe, kayak or innertube the waterway.Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Foulks said that it is importan.... Read More

REMINDER FOR CAR ENTHUSIAST: MTSU Helping with Indycar Race in Downtown Nashville

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:47 pm by WGNS

Indycar racing will soon be in Middle Tennessee and our local university is involved in the race. The cars will zoom through the city streets of downtown Nashville with the in.... Read More

Gas Prices This Week in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Apr 05, 2021 at 06:46 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have risen 3.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.67/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices.... Read More

Rutherford County Volunteers Provides Over 61,00 Meals for Food Insecure

Mar 30, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County employees and other local volunteers recently participated in a food-packaging event that provided over 61,000 meals for the food.... Read More

Drive-By Shooting in Blackman Area Tuesday

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

One homeowner suffered injuries during a drive-by shooting Tuesday monring in the Blackman community near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain said.The 63.... Read More

AUDIO: Transparency in Government, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Mar 23, 2021 at 07:40 am by WGNS

The transparency may not be as transparent as one would like… With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss:Listen to the above audio soundbyte on WGNSr.... Read More