Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Informs Community About FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths.Ruth.... Read More

Average Fuel Prices and Possible Changes for April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:40 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

Alleged Drug Distribution and Organized Crime leads to 37-Indictments, 4-From Rutherford County

Apr 01, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Four Rutherford County residents are tied to a federal indictment that was unsealed this past Friday.According to the U.S. Department of Justice, the indictment charged 27 ind.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks and Sen. Sara Kyle propose to eliminate gun-safe tax

Mar 30, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, and State Sen. Sara Kyle, D-Memphis, today announced bipartisan legislation that will make it less expensive for gun owners to safely store t.... Read More

Photo of the Day: The Streets of Memphis

Mar 25, 2021 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

by Scott Walker He was sitting on the edge of a side street in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. I asked him, “What were your best times growing up in Memphis?” He sat.... Read More

AFTER THE SNOW: Gas Prices for the Week in Rutherford County, TN and Beyond

Feb 22, 2021 at 06:48 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Gas Price Examples (2/22/21):- SPEEDWAY in Murfreesboro, TN $2.23/Reg- MURPHY EXPRESS in Murfreesboro, TN $2.24/Reg - MAPCO MART in Smyrna, TN $2.30/ Reg - S.... Read More

Growing up during the Race Wars and Serving Our Country in the US Army

Jan 11, 2021 at 10:53 am by WGNS

WGNS' Scott Walker highlights the joy of one mans' life who grew up during the times of race wars. While Ed is African American, he ignored the black and white issues during h.... Read More

Tennessee Weekly Gas Prices

Jan 11, 2021 at 06:56 am by WGNS

Random Prices in Rutherford County, TN:Murphy USA on Billy Blvd. in Murfreesboro: $1.96/g     Walmart on Murfreesboro Rd. in LaVergne: $1.99/g  &.... Read More

Secretary of State Launches Protect Your Address. Protect Yourself. Campaign for National Stalking Awareness and Human Trafficking Prevention Months

Jan 04, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

In time for National Stalking Awareness Month and National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, which are recognized each January, the Secretary of State’s of.... Read More

Memphis Couple Arrested at a Nashville Motel for Sex Trafficking a 15-Year-Old Runaway Girl

Dec 23, 2020 at 11:16 am by WGNS

A joint investigation between detectives assigned to the MNPD’s newly created Special Victims Division and TBI agents led to Monday night’s arrest of a Memphis cou.... Read More

Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Arriving in Tennessee, Next Steps Announced

Dec 17, 2020 at 06:26 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health today announced the state expects to receive its first shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on or around Dec. 21.Tennessee expects to re.... Read More

INTERESTING STUDY: Tennessee Ranked as 8th Most Defiant State in the United States

Dec 15, 2020 at 07:18 am by WGNS

We’ve all heard that “rules are meant to be broken,” but some of us take that observation too far.In a year of excessive disobedience — peopl.... 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

Secretary Hargett Encourages Tennesseans to Give Wisely this Holiday Season

Nov 25, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

In this season of giving, Secretary of State Tre Hargett cautions Tennesseans to be wary of scams when making charitable donations."Tennesseans are generous and support each o.... Read More

Tennessee Selected for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Pilot Program

Nov 18, 2020 at 09:38 am by WGNS

Tennessee has been selected as one of four states to participate in a pilot program for delivery of the Pfizer Inc. COVID-19 vaccine now under development. This program is des.... Read More

TN Department of Health Joins New CDC Suicide Prevention Program

Sep 30, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health today announced receipt of a $750,000 funding award for suicide prevention efforts over the next five years. The Centers for Disease Control.... Read More

Local Arts in Rutherford County - Production

Sep 21, 2020 at 10:03 am by WGNS

Count Drahoon’s Feature of Fright, a podcast based out of Murfreesboro, TN; will now be a part of Troma Now!, the official streaming service of Troma Entertainment; one.... Read More

Secretary of State Announces Essay Contest and Scholarship Opportunity for Tennessee Students Who Serve as Poll Officials

Sep 18, 2020 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Secretary of State’s office is launching a new essay contest for students age 16 and older who serve as poll officials for the Nov. 3 election. “Ser.... Read More

Tennessee remains the eighth least expensive market in nation

Sep 01, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee gas price average jumped eight cents over last week, but has held steady since Hurricane Laura made landfall along the Gulf Coast. The Tennessee G.... Read More

Tennessee remains the eighth least expensive market in the nation

Aug 25, 2020 at 09:29 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.91 - a penny increase over last week. Today's state average is down one penny from last month and nearly 39 cents.... Read More