TBI Releases the Increasing Number of Assaults and Deaths Against Law Enforcement Officers in Tennessee - And Breaks Down the Statistics

Aug 16, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

  TENNESSEE – On Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Statistical Analysis Center released its annual report that details the volume and natu.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Car burglars on the run after multiple vehicle thefts and firing at MPD

Aug 15, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  No officers were injured when a group of car burglars fired at them during a foot pursuit on West Street Monday morning.  The individual.... Read More

Impacting Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools: 10,000+ Teacher Shortage Likely Between Now and 2024 in TN

Aug 15, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee is experiencing a teacher shortage, which makes it hard on both Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools. "JC” Bowman, the Executive Director & CE.... Read More

Road Closures Expected During Howl at the Moon 5K in LaVergne, TN - Still Time to Sign-Up!

Aug 15, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

  (La Vergne, Tenn.) The annual Howl at the Moon 5K is scheduled for August 19th and road closures will be in place to keep runners safe along Murfreesboro Road. The ra.... Read More

FUEL PRICE: Average Gas Price for Regular Unleaded in Rutherford County is Down to $3.19/gal and Diesel at $4.51/gal

Aug 15, 2022 at 07:43 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 10.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.48/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,8.... Read More

Woman Sought in Ongoing Phone Scam Believed to be Identified

Aug 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

In this particular case, a male caller, who reportedly claimed to be with the Sheriff’s Office, told a man that there was an outstanding warrant for his wife and that he.... Read More

Tennessee Has the 6th Most Home Inventory Among Affordable U.S. States

Aug 12, 2022 at 11:47 am by WGNS

The real estate market has shown encouraging signs for buyers in recent months. A recent analysis found that in Tennessee—where the cost of living is 7.8% below the nati.... Read More

Monkeypox Cases Climb to Over 11,000 Nationwide and 67 in Tennessee

Aug 12, 2022 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Over the week, the number of Monkeypox has climbed to 67 in Tennessee, according to the CDC. Nationwide, the number has grown by 2,243 new cases since Tuesday to a total of 11.... Read More

MTSU faculty, students publish innovative science communication research with $10K in internal grants

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:16 pm by WGNS

PHOTO: Biology education researchers and students from Middle Tennessee State University’s Social Perceptions of Science lab research the public’s attitudes toward.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System donates to Veterans impacted by natural disaster

Aug 11, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TN - Staff at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) delivered more than 300 personal goods today to Veterans and current servicemembers impacted by the deadly ea.... Read More

Annual Cost of New Car Ownership Crosses $10K Mark

Aug 11, 2022 at 06:55 am by WGNS

Seemingly everything has become more expensive this year, and that includes owning and operating a new vehicle.   According to AAA's 2022 Your Driving Costs re.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival on October 7th - 8th / Tickets Available Now

Aug 11, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Tickets for the Uncle Dave Macon Days October 7-8 are now on sale! Join the excitement. Take advantage of the Early Bird Special. Get your tickets for Friday night October 7,.... Read More

Wanted Nashville man arrested in Murfreesboro while allegedly driving a stolen SUV

Aug 09, 2022 at 10:03 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  A Nashville man was arrested and is now facing multiple charges after allegedly stealing an SUV that had the keys inside of it. The.... Read More

Monkeypox Cases UP Again in Tennessee and Across the United States

Aug 09, 2022 at 09:58 am by WGNS

As of Tuesday morning (6AM on 08/09/2022), the CDC confirmed 8,934 cases of monkeypox across the United States. That count has risen by 5,447cases over the past 15-days. In Te.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Professor Highlights the Need to DROP The Political FLUFF as we Near November 8th Election Date

Aug 09, 2022 at 06:31 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Dealing with the issues and leaving the fluff behind, is what some people wish politicians and news networks would do as we inch closer to the November 8th State a.... Read More

Average Gas Prices Down 19-Cents in Rutherford County for Reg. Unleaded and Diesel Drops to $4.64/g

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 16.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.58/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of.... Read More

Tennessee Has a 6.6% Gender Homeownership Gap, Above U.S. Average

Aug 08, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Homeownership is a common goal for millions of Americans, but a number of social and economic factors can affect peoples’ ability to reach that milestone. From income to.... Read More
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MTSU helps Big Machine Music City Grand Prix and honors troops, veterans

Aug 06, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

For one shining moment, in the middle of the biggest Indy Car race in Tennessee, a future Army Reserve officer and incoming Middle Tennessee State University freshman from Wat.... Read More

MPD: Missing Person Last Seen in the Murfreesboro, TN Area

Aug 04, 2022 at 10:25 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Murfreesboro Police have issued a BOLO (Be On the Lookout) for a 22-year-old African American female. Authorities told WGNS NEWS that Mya Christine.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools are the 4th Largest District in Tennessee

Aug 04, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The Rutherford County Schools wrapped up the 2021-2022 school year with 300-students shy of hitting the 50-thousand mark. On Friday, the county scho.... Read More