MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute helps launch academic conference to advance research on race, discrimination

Sep 30, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS News

Sponsored in part by the Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University, the first Dr. Harold A. Black Academic Conference took place at the histori.... Read More

UPDATE: Name of Wednesday Night Shooting Victim in Murfreesboro Released

Sep 30, 2022 at 01:07 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The victim in Wednesday night's fatal shooting that took place in the parking lot of McDonald’s has been identified as 24-year-old Kevin.... Read More
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Man Allegedly Runs from Murfreesboro Police, but Arrested a Short Time Later in City Hall Parking Garage Friday Morning

Sep 30, 2022 at 11:36 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO) Shortly after the 3AM hour on Friday morning, Murfreesboro Police were called to West Castle Street near Old Salem Road in reference to a physical fight. Eviden.... Read More

Walk 4 Water to be held in Smyrna, TN October 16th

Sep 29, 2022 at 10:22 am by WGNS News

A special walk will be held for something that most of us don’t think twice about, even as we use this powerful life-saving resource daily - - Water. Healing Hands Inter.... Read More

Fatal Wednesday Night Shooting At McDonald's

Sep 29, 2022 at 06:33 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) At 11:41PM Wednesday (9/28/2022) night, Murfreesboro Police responded to a fatal shooting at McDonald's Restaurant on South Rutherford Boulevard (1716.... Read More

Newly Elected Mayor Speculates Landfill in Rutherford County Could Close Within 3-Years

Sep 28, 2022 at 11:03 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill may have a shorter lifespan than expected. During a report filed less than a year ago, it was in.... Read More

UPDATE: Incident at Siegel High School Wednesday – No Serious Injuries

Sep 28, 2022 at 07:47 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) Rutherford County School Resource Officers responded to a fight at Siegel High School on Wednesday afternoon in Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro Police an.... Read More

Missing / Runaway Teen Has Been Located: She is safe!

Sep 27, 2022 at 10:30 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: MPD Public Information Officer Larry Flowers confirmed, “Good News! 14-year-old Kaliyah Franks has been found. She is safe!” PREVIOUS NEWS STORY - (MURFRE.... Read More

Housing Tennessee report: State ‘saw robust to mixed economic outcomes’

Sep 26, 2022 at 03:35 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s latest “Housing Tennessee” report shows “mixed economic outcomes” for a housing m.... Read More

Man AGAIN Accused of Making Threat Against School

Sep 26, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS News

(MIDDLE TN) For the second time this year in nearby Nashville, TN, an investigation by the Specialized Investigations Division detectives has led to the arrest of Stephen Robe.... Read More

Gas Prices Continue to be Less Than $3.00 Per Gallon This Week in Rutherford County, TN

Sep 26, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Average gasoline prices are down in Rutherford County and we are starting the week-off with an average price of less than $3.00 per gallon for regular.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon's Birthday Celebration at the Fountains Oct 7th

Sep 24, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS News

The opening day of the 2022 Uncle Dave Macon Days is also Uncle Dave Macon’s 152nd birthday!  Join us at The Fountains, 1500 Medical Center Parkway,.... Read More

New Jacobs Chair of Excellence brings international experience to MTSU Accounting Department

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:58 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — With an extensive background in international accounting and licensed as both a lawyer and CPA, Jarett “Jerry” Decker&nb.... Read More

Alleged Shoplifting Suspect at Lowe's in Murfreesboro was Reportedly Armed

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS News

UPDATE - MURFREESBORO, TN – Detectives in Murfreesboro have located a person of interest in a theft case that was opened after a shoplifting incident was reported at a l.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office warns of MORE Scams Using the Names of Real Deputies

Sep 20, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY,  TN - Another reminder to be watching out for scam-artist... On Tuesday,  the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said to beware of scams whe.... Read More

14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference at MTSU - Hear the true 1942 story of survival from a Child's Perspective

Sep 20, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) The 14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference will take place at MTSU this Thursday and Friday in Murfreesboro... That was Dr. Elyce Helford, direc.... Read More

Another Property Rental Scam in Rutherford County

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) In this day and age, it’s always important to make sure you know who you are doing business with. This is especially true if you're planning to r.... Read More

'Best Cities for Beer Lovers' - Murfreesboro, TN Makes the Middle of the List

Sep 19, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) When it comes to beer, Murfreesboro was ranked as the 88th Best City for Beer Lovers! The list was compiled by Lawnlove.com, of course beer and yardwork oft.... Read More

Proposed Constitutional Amendment gives Tennessee voters opportunity to create emergency succession plan for office of governor

Sep 19, 2022 at 08:45 am by WGNS News

On the November 8 ballot, Tennessee voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that establishes a framework for a temporary.... Read More

Subject allegedly alters name on check and tries to cash it at local bank

Sep 15, 2022 at 09:39 pm by WGNS News

  A 35-year-old Nashville man allegedly tried to cash a check that was not his. A police report shows the suspect went to an F & M Bank branch in Murfreesboro and pr.... Read More