Rep. Mike Sparks Hosts Annual Chili Cookoff with Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs aka WWE Wrestler Kane

Dec 01, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS News

(Smyrna, TN) State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, today announced the 11th Annual Chili Cook Off on Friday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Gateway Classic Cars in Smyrna. All p.... Read More

More Apartments and Condominiums as Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Continue to Grow

Dec 01, 2022 at 12:31 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County has grown by over 88-thousand residents since 2010, which equals a 12-year growth rate of more than 30%. With the population growth c.... Read More

EDUCATION: Collaborative Conferencing in Rutherford County, Commentary by JC Bowman

Dec 01, 2022 at 08:57 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) COMMENTARY: Seemingly every year across the state “collaborative conferencing” gets debated by stakeholders and policymakers.  In Ruth.... Read More

Shoplifting in Rutherford County and Beyond During the Holiday Season

Nov 30, 2022 at 07:19 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Between October 1st and November 30th, there have been more than 250 theft reports filed in the city limits of Murfreesboro. The majority of those t.... Read More

State Veterinarian Urges Biosecurity to Prevent Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Nov 30, 2022 at 01:51 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee State Veterinarian is issuing an alert for domesticated bird owners who also engage in bird hunting. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is prevalent in wil.... Read More

Drive-Thru Christmas Light Display at Cannonsburgh Village in Murfreesboro

Nov 30, 2022 at 12:14 pm by WGNS News

Load up the car and enjoy a festive way to add to those cozy holiday memories. Cannonsburgh Village will come to life with a Christmas light display the first three weekends o.... Read More

Tennessee and Rutherford County Ranked in the Middle of the List for EV Charging Station Availability

Nov 28, 2022 at 01:56 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) In just a matter of years, electric vehicles have emerged as being part of the clear future of the automotive industry. A recent analysis found that Te.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools have Choice School Opportunities for Local Students

Nov 28, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) The Rutherford County School System has a total of 26 Pre-K through 12th Grade Choice School’s for eligible students. Choice School’s Coo.... Read More

Possible Uptick in Crime as we Enter the Holiday Season - More Shoppers = More Opportunities

Nov 28, 2022 at 11:11 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) As we enter into the holiday season, more and more thefts will likely be reported. There are several reasons for an uptick in thievery during the weeks befo.... Read More

The Price of Gas the Week After Thanksgiving in Rutherford County and Beyond

Nov 28, 2022 at 10:05 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tennessee) Throughout the Volunteer State, the price of fuel is averaging $3.07 per gallon for regular unleaded, making Tennessee the 7th least expensive s.... Read More

Three Arrested on Various Drug Charges After LSD, Meth and Marijuana were Recovered

Nov 28, 2022 at 07:28 am by WGNS News

(WARREN CO., TENN.) In nearby Warren County, Tennessee, Investigators with the Sherriff’s Office, the McMinnville Police Department, the 31st District Attorney General a.... Read More
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Tractor Trailer Truck Overturns on I-840 Entry Ramp

Nov 26, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TN) A tractor trailer truck overturned while rounding the curve on the I-840 entry ramp Saturday morning. The accident occurred as the truck pulled off of Inter.... Read More

Rutherford County man files appeal in aggravated assault conviction after reportedly shooting neighbor in leg

Nov 25, 2022 at 03:00 am by WGNS News

A man convicted in a Rutherford County jury trial on a charge of aggravated assault has filed for an appeal in his sentencing – after the trial court denied a judicial d.... Read More

VA Golf Course to close when lease expires Dec. 31

Nov 23, 2022 at 08:59 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – With Veterans Administration (VA) management in Murfreesboro developing plans for land the City currently leases for a 9-hole golf course, the.... Read More

Pickup Truck Reported as Stolen has been Located, One Arrest Made

Nov 23, 2022 at 08:29 pm by WGNS News

(CANNON COUNTY, TENN.) In neighboring Cannon County, Sheriff’s Deputies recovered a vehicle that was reported as stolen earlier in the week. The vehicle was located with.... Read More

Police standoff in Murfreesboro ends peacefully, 36-year-old man in custody

Nov 22, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (November 22, 2022) – A standoff between Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers and a man barricaded inside a home ended peacefully Tuesd.... Read More

Owners Of Franklin Gun Shop Plead Guilty To Federal Charges

Nov 22, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS News

(FRANKLIN, TENN.) A short drive down Highway 96 in nearby Williamson County, the owners of Franklin Gun Shop pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to obstruction of justice an.... Read More

COMMENTARY: How the Military Unveils the Highly Classified New B-21 Bomber Aircraft

Nov 21, 2022 at 07:18 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: The United States Air Force has a new, highly classified aircraft called the B-21 Bomber. With more on this quietly released affair, here is MTSU Professor of Jour.... Read More

Free Winter Coat Giveaway for Adults and Children in the Murfreesboro Area on Wednesday

Nov 21, 2022 at 09:20 am by WGNS News

Barnabas Vision is doing a FREE COAT GIVEAWAY for those who cannot afford a warm winter coat on November 23rd, Wednesday! The giveaway comes just-in-time of Thanksgiving. The.... Read More

The Statewide Unemployment Rate Has Been at or Below 3.5% for the Last Ten Months

Nov 17, 2022 at 06:37 am by WGNS News

Tennessee continues to experience low unemployment, despite a slight uptick in October’s monthly rate, according to the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Th.... Read More