DEA Take Back day Saturday at Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Oct 18, 2021 at 02:35 pm by WGNS

ABOVE PHOTO: Residents Jennifer Carter and Cathy Pendergrast turned in old medicines to Sheriff’s Sgt. Robert Dowell Saturday during National Prescription Drugs Take Bac.... Read More

THIS WEEKEND: Annual Barfield Bash and the Haunted Hayride - October 22nd and 23rd

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:40 am by WGNS

Barfield Park will host the annual Barfield Bash this year on October 22nd and 23rd. Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Vonchelle Stembridge talks about the hayride and more…Ag.... Read More

Tennesseans Make Earthquake Preparedness a Priority with Annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:29 am by WGNS

Tennessee will be among 14 central and southern U.S. states on Thursday, Oct., 21, 2021, coordinating the annual Great Central U.S. ShakeOut drill to raise awareness about the.... Read More

Two Trout Releases Scheduled for Rutherford County Before End of Year

Oct 18, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency (TWRA) has scheduled their winter trout stocking project, which will take place before the years end.The TWRA reports that trout will be.... Read More

Halloween Events and Fun throughout the Rutherford County Area this month

Oct 18, 2021 at 07:33 am by WGNS

There won't be trick-or-treating on the Historic Murfreesboro Square this year, due to the up-tick in COVID-19 numbers and recommendations by the CDC. However, local merc.... Read More

Gas Prices in Tennessee are UP by 9.9-Cents

Oct 18, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have risen 9.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.09/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices.... Read More

MTSU True Blue Blood Drive Honors Three Alumni for Donating more than 1,300 Units of Blood Nov. 1-Nov. 3

Oct 18, 2021 at 06:50 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., — The Middle Tennessee State University Blue Raiders are joining forces with the American Red Cross to get more than 300 units of blood co.... Read More

$747K MTSU-led ginseng research alliance funding features major USDA grant award

Oct 15, 2021 at 07:52 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The International Ginseng Institute at Middle Tennessee State University has received a total of $747,500 &.... Read More

2020 U.S. Census Numbers Show Rutherford County has Just Under 350,000 Residents

Oct 15, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

New U.S. Census numbers are in and it looks as if Rutherford County has just under 342-thousand residents. County Commission District 20 had the highest rate of growth of an.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary uses stuffed animal to collect canned foods

Oct 15, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

It’s election time at Lascassas Elementary School when students who donate canned food items will vote for one of three stuffed animals to be school “president.&rd.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Close BOLO in Car Audio Store Theft

Oct 15, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

One of several “Be On the Lookout” reports from the Murfreesboro Police Department has been canceled, as a result of detectives being able to positively identify a.... Read More

Central Magnet, Thurman Francis ranked among top three middle schools in Tennessee

Oct 15, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Two of the top three middle schools in the state of Tennessee — Central Magnet School, first, and Thurman Francis Arts Academy, third — are from Rutherford County,.... Read More

2021 Special Kids Race on October 30th

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN - The upcoming Special Kids Race will be on Saturday, October 30th in Murfreesboro. There will be 15K, 10K and 5K distances. There will also be a one mile&nbs.... Read More

The Webb School gets to celebrate 150th anniversary finale -- in 152nd year

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – It is a year and a half later than expected, but The Webb School’s 150th anniversary celebration finale will be hosted on campus Oct. 21-.... Read More

Festive Flats: Jazz Fest on the Historic Rutherford County Square

Oct 14, 2021 at 09:36 pm by WGNS

The annual Jazz Fest took a break in 2020, due to the COVID pandemic. But, the music returned in 2021 and was enjoyed by thousands of fans both young and old. Click the below.... Read More

MTSU’s Center for Historic Preservation lands $43K grant for WWII on Tennessee Homefront research

Oct 14, 2021 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

ABOVE PHOTO: Kira Duke, education specialist at Middle Tennessee State University’s Center for Historic Preservation, holds a Library of Congress digital collection phot.... Read More

Stolen Cars and Stolen Guns in Murfreesboro - Beware

Oct 14, 2021 at 11:53 am by WGNS

Reports of guns being left unattended in cars continues to hit newsrooms across the country and the problems continues to be an issue in cities throughout the Volunteer State..... Read More

La Vergne Parks and Recreation Grant Ceremony and More

Oct 14, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) officials will hold a check presentation ceremony this Friday, Oct. 15th for a parks and recreation grant for La Ve.... Read More

Open Burning in Rutherford County Requires Permit: October 15-May 15

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— (October 14, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) reminds the community that beginning October 15, a permit from the State will be required.... Read More

McFadden tops U.S. News’ first-ever statewide evaluation of elementary, middle schools

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

Dr. Clark Blair was scrolling through his Twitter feed Monday morning when he saw a Tweet from U.S. News & World Report.The message contained a link announcing their.... Read More