OPINION: Real News and Fake News online and on Social Media could lead to some truth

Dec 14, 2020 at 09:59 am by WGNS

The spread of what some call fake news could also lead way to helping real news. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss...

Subject in Murfreesboro Child Rape Case Could Receive Prison Sentence of 288-Years

Dec 14, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A Jackson, Tennessee man who was already listed as being a sex offender for a crime that took place in 1999 is now looking at spending the remainder of his life behind bars. &.... Read More

Outcome of Rutherford County Aggravated Rape Case Reveresed - New Trial to be Set

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:55 am by WGNS

The outcome of a Rutherford County Circuit Court case has been reversed and a new trial will take place for a man convicted on one count of aggravated rape and one count of do.... Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE: Smyrna Event Center to Close for 10-Days and Schools to Get Rapid Testing

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:44 am by WGNS

COVID-19 is forcing the temporary closure of the Event Center in Smyrna. The building will be closed for ten days because employees are under quarantine for the coronavirus.&n.... Read More

Election Update for Tennessee: Presidential Electors

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s 2020 presidential electors will meet to cast their ballots Monday, Dec. 14, at the Tennessee State Capitol.Tennessee has 11 of the total 538 electoral votes.... Read More

Man Listed as "Missing" in Rutherford County Since Thanksgiving FOUND SAFE

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:29 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office recently released information about their attempts to locate a missing La Vergne man whose family had not heard from him since he left T.... Read More

Unemployment Claims Slowly Going Down in Tennessee

Dec 10, 2020 at 11:16 am by WGNS

A total of 939,311 new unemployment claims have been filed in Tennessee since March 15th, which was ten days after the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Current statistics show.... Read More

UH-OH: Theft of Toilet Paper Begins in Murfreesboro

Dec 09, 2020 at 10:21 pm by WGNS

Toilet paper during the current pandemic is evidently a hotter item than most people realized. Apparently, police in Murfreesboro are on the lookout for two toilet paper thiev.... Read More

UPDATE: Murder of Saint Thomas Nurse - $15,000 Reward for Clues in Case

Dec 09, 2020 at 01:12 pm by WGNS

The reward for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for the murder of Nashville nurse Caitlyn Kaufman now stands at $15,000.  A second loca.... Read More

Report finds Tennessee has 20th largest homeless population in U.S.

Dec 09, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

In Tennessee, there are 10.9 homeless people for every 10,000 residents. In total, 34.8% of the homeless Tennessee population is living unsheltered. Among all U.S. states, Ten.... Read More

Gas Prices in Tennessee Remain 8th Least Expensive in the Nation

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

Tennessee Regional Prices• Most expensive metro markets –  Memphis ($1.97), Jackson ($1.95), Morristown ($1.90)• Least expensive .... Read More

UPDATE: Fatal Shooting in Murfreesboro at Campus Crossing Apartments

Dec 07, 2020 at 10:49 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) - UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police detectives continue to investigate a shooting that left one man dead and another one injured at Campus Crossings Apartments t.... Read More

Study Shows Murfreesboro, Nashville, Franklin, TN Areas Rank Best Places for Women Entrepreneurs

Dec 03, 2020 at 09:56 am by WGNS

While women have made strides in many areas of the business world, there’s a significant gender gap when it comes to entrepreneurship. In fact, the rate of working-age w.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas expands online mental health and counseling services

Dec 03, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas, part of Ascension, is increasing access to essential mental health and counseling services for those in our communities who need it most. Ascension Onl.... Read More

Child Abandonment and Neglect in Rutherford County are Real Issues

Dec 01, 2020 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Abandonment and neglect are forms of child abuse, but the lack of reporting such issues are also a problem. Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport pleade.... Read More

Nursing Homes See Worst Spike In New COVID Cases Since Last Spring As Community Spread Increases Across The U.S.

Dec 01, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

TENNESSEE CASES of COVID-19:According to the Tennessee Department of Health, long term care facilities in the Volunteer State currently report there are 516 facilities with CO.... Read More

Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child in Rutherford County Appeals

Dec 01, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A man convicted of raping a child in Rutherford County has petitioned the courts for post-conviction relief.Christopher N. Hernandez challenged the courts suggesting that he n.... Read More

Missing 54-Year Old Last Heard From on Nov. 3rd in Murfreesboro

Nov 30, 2020 at 07:54 pm by WGNS

A 54-year-old man has been listed as “Missing,” according to Murfreesboro Police.Thomas Edward Warrick, Jr. was reported missing by his mother on November 25, 2020.... Read More

Some Not Wearing a Facemask in Rutherford County

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Government offices have received multiple phone calls about people not wearing a mask to protect others from COVID-19. Some of the phone calls are from those.... Read More

Shop Local for a Christmas Tree

Nov 30, 2020 at 07:43 am by WGNS

Have you found it harder this year to find that perfect Christmas Tree? Apparently, there has been talk about a Christmas Tree shortage.Nationwide, there are fewer trees.... Read More