CONTINUED: Higher Electric Bills This Summer - Increased Fuel Costs

Aug 16, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) WGNS continues to receive phone calls and emails asking our news team to further examine why local residents are receiving higher than usual electric b.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric halts disconnections, erases late fees throughout August amid continued heat wave, rising TVA fuel costs

Aug 01, 2022 at 11:08 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) will take unprecedented steps during August to help alleviate the strain on its members from increased consumption.... Read More

Rolling Blackouts Threaten Across the U.S., but not Middle TN Electric or the TVA

Jun 27, 2022 at 11:46 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Electric President and CEO Chris Jones praised the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) reliability as a major heat wave continues to engulf the area.&nbs.... Read More

Murfreesboro Housing Authority to Receive TVA Funds to Offer Residents Internet Connectivity and Energy Education

Mar 23, 2022 at 06:38 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. –  A vital TVA initiative is helping United Communications and Middle Tennessee Electric apply consumer data and innovative technologies to.... Read More

Now is the time to make sure your home is not drafty and instead, energy efficient

Mar 01, 2022 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Now is the time to prepare your home for the future, both for hot weather and cold weather. Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric stated…Middle Tennessee Electric ha.... Read More

Two Trout Releases Scheduled for Rutherford County Before End of Year

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) has scheduled their winter trout stocking project, which will take place before the years end.The TWRA reports that trout will be.... Read More

UPDATE: Police Know Who the Driver Was in a Hit and Run Accident on Sept. 3rd that Caused Over 10,000 to be Without Power

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

We have another update on the hit and run accident that left over 10,000 homes and businesses in the dark.On September 3rd, a driver ran off the road after striking a truck an.... Read More

Vehicle damages TVA transmission line causing 10K to Lose Power in Murfreesboro

Sep 03, 2021 at 03:36 pm by Producer

Murfreesboro, Tenn – Residents and business in the Blackman and Gateway areas of Murfreesboro experienced a power outage today for several hours. At approximately 11:15.... Read More

Middle Tennessee dams saved $1.8 billion in March flooding

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:39 pm by WGNS

The 10 dams operated by the Corps of Engineers in the Cumberland River Basin prevented an estimated $1.8 billion of flood damages during the late March flood event in the regi.... Read More

MTSU alumna Geer is 1 of 4 presidential nominees for TVA board

May 20, 2021 at 10:20 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee State University alumna is among President Joe Biden's new group of nominees to fill one of four open seats.... Read More

200,000 Electric Vehicles could be on Tennessee Roads by year 2028

Feb 03, 2021 at 11:27 am by WGNS

  UPDATED: The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation announced Wednesday they are partnering to develop a statewi.... Read More

UPDATE: Middle TN Electric Rates have NOT Increased after Murfreesboro Electric Purchase

Aug 19, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

You may have noticed the comments on social media suggesting Middle Tennessee Electric increased their rates after purchasing Murfreesboro Electric. However, WGNS has confirme.... Read More

Alexander: TVA Does a Very Good Job of Producing Large Amounts of Low-Cost, Reliable Electricity

Aug 04, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

United States Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s new executive order:“TVA may have shown.... Read More