Senator Reeves of Murfreesboro Leads the Senate Session on Thursday in Nashville

Jan 26, 2023 at 11:50 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Senator Shane Reeves from Murfreesboro, the Deputy Speaker of the Senate, led the Senate meeting on Thursday during their January 26th session of the 1.... Read More
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After Tragedy, Murfreesboro Couple Serving Others Through Foundation and Careers

Jan 25, 2023 at 10:42 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) In the summer of 2015, Murfreesboro couple Jennifer and Tyson Donaldson were ecstatic to learn that they were pregnant with their third child. T.... Read More

Topic: The Middle Point Landfill with Guest Mike Classen, General Manager of the Landfill in Rutherford County

Jan 24, 2023 at 02:11 pm by WGNS News

Middle Point Landfill General Manager Mike Classen was on the air with WGNS' Scott Walker on Tuesday and talked about a variety of subjects dealing with the life of the land.... Read More

Multiple Aggravated Robbery Charges Filed Against Ex-con in Davidson and Rutherford County Robberies

Jan 24, 2023 at 01:44 pm by WGNS News

An investigation spanning nearly a month into a series of armed robberies at Nashville area dollar stores culminated Sunday night with the arrest of ex-con Terrance Turner w.... Read More

Gas Prices in Rutherford County are No Longer Some of the Lowest in the State

Jan 23, 2023 at 06:05 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Gas prices in the Volunteer State are the 7th lowest in the nation right now. However, average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 18.9 cents per g.... Read More

Gas Prices in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Jan 17, 2023 at 05:28 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.93 per gallon on Monday, but then rising to an ave.... Read More

Rep. Sparks Plans to Again Propose a Gun Safe Sales Tax Exemption

Jan 13, 2023 at 01:58 pm by WGNS News

  (Rutherford County, TN) Guns left unattended in vehicles continue to be a contributing factor to increased crime in Tennessee. To help combat criminals access to.... Read More

UPDATE: In-N-Out Burgers to Open Offices in Middle Tennessee

Jan 11, 2023 at 04:43 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED: In-N-Out Burger, California's first "drive-thru" hamburger stand founded by Harry and Esther Snyder in 1948, announced intentions to open future restaurants in Tennes.... Read More

Robert Stevens sworn in as member of 113th General Assembly

Jan 11, 2023 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Newly elected State Rep. Robert Stevens, a Republican from Smyrna, was officially sworn in as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives on Tue.... Read More

UPDATE: Annual report on Tennessee child well-being finds notable decline in child poverty

Jan 11, 2023 at 06:30 am by WGNS News

Tennessee’s children and their caregivers continue to face significant challenges but increasing investment provides a path forward toward improved outcomes, according t.... Read More

A new neighborhood hospital to open in the Blackman area this March - Listen to today's podcast for a discussion about the new hospital and more

Jan 10, 2023 at 12:04 pm by WGNS News

Today on the show, WGNS' Scott Walker interviews Gordon B. Ferguson, President & CEO of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and Brittney Urso, the new Westlawn Hosp.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Woman Killed in Saturday Auto Accident

Jan 10, 2023 at 10:40 am by WGNS News

A serious accident that unfolded in Antioch took the life of a Rutherford County resident this past Saturday. Katherine Margarita Jarquin Perez of LaVergne was the driver of a.... Read More

Tennessee Fire Marshal’s Office Announces $2 Million Grant Program for Tennessee Rescue Squads

Jan 09, 2023 at 03:26 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (“SFMO”) proudly announce that applic.... Read More

MTSU NAACP president, history professor to headline MLK observance at Student Union Jan. 16

Jan 09, 2023 at 02:55 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University will observe the 27th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and a special evening ceremony an.... Read More

Severe Winter Weather Cancels Blood Drives in Tennessee and Nationwide ahead of the Holidays

Dec 23, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - The winter storm season has commenced with a fury—slamming large portions of the country with heavy snow, ice and coastal flooding. Meteorologist.... Read More

Mother Arrested in Nashville, Boyfriend Arrested in Smyrna in Regards to Alleged Injuries to 9-Month-Old and a Toddler

Dec 21, 2022 at 08:35 pm by WGNS News

(Smyrna, TN) Youth Services detectives charged a Nashville mother and her Smyrna boyfriend with attempted criminal homicide and two counts of aggravated child abuse in connect.... Read More

New Missing / Lost Cellphone "Pinging" Scam Hitting Our Area

Dec 19, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS News

(Nolensville, TN) In nearby Nolensville, Tennessee, just outside of Rutherford County, police have been warning residents about a person going door-to-door in an attempt to in.... Read More

Local Students' Excell In The Arts

Dec 17, 2022 at 09:17 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Rutherford County students continue to excel in the arts, and December has proven a busy month for artists and musicians in Rutherford County Schools. The wo.... Read More

Felony Lane Gang Participant Sentenced To Federal Prison

Dec 05, 2022 at 08:51 pm by WGNS News

More news on the Felony Lane Gang, which is a gang that has been mentioned in past media releases by the Murfreesboro Police Department. The most recent report from the MPD in.... Read More

A Brief Media Commentary on a Classic... A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dec 05, 2022 at 07:05 pm by WGNS News

This week's media commentary with MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss may hit home to a number of listeners in some way or another… it’s about a highly bel.... Read More