Teacher Shortage to have an impact Locally and Throughout Tennessee

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Bobbi Lussier (pronounced LOO-sher), executive director of professional laboratory experiences in the MTSU College of Education, told WGNS NEWS that more teachers are needed i.... Read More

Tennessee moves to 8th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices, on average, are up two cents this week - breaking a four week streak of declines. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.87 which.... Read More

UPDATE: 4-Month-Old Fatally Injured in Early Morning Single-Car Crash this past Friday

Nov 16, 2020 at 09:55 am by WGNS

The father of a 4-month-old boy fatally injured in this past Friday's (11/13/20) 1:50 a.m. single-vehicle crash on Bell Road near Couchville Pike is saying that a deer cr.... Read More

Man Jailed On 4-Decade Old Child Abuse Charge

Nov 15, 2020 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: (LEBANON, TN)  In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More

TENNESSEE: 5.6% of All Homes Were Built Before 1940 - Rutherford Co. has 2,800 homes built pre-1939

Nov 13, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

When it comes to buying a newly-built home, demand far outpaces supply. A survey from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) found that in 2018, 31 percent of home b.... Read More

Tennessee Counties Without Mask Requirements Have Higher COVID-19 Death Toll Per Capita

Nov 13, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

As of November 12th, Rutherford County has 1,610 active COVID-19 cases. Since the start of the Pandemic, Rutherford County has seen 14,425 total cases and 129 deaths. Currentl.... Read More

FREE FOOD and FREE Masks to fight COVID-19 This Saturday in Murfreesboro

Nov 13, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

THIS SATURDAY: Free hot meals and free medical masks will be handed out this Saturday (Nov. 14th) in Murfreesboro. The free mask to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and the f.... Read More

Fewer Americans Traveling This Thanksgiving Amid Pandemic

Nov 12, 2020 at 04:25 pm by WGNS

Thanksgiving will be on the lighter side when it comes to the typical number of travelers on the roads and at airports. According to AAA Travel, effects of the COVID-19 pandem.... Read More

No Charges Filed against Murfreesboro Man who Accidently Struck Pedestrian in Nashville

Nov 12, 2020 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

No charges are being filed against a Murfreesboro resident who accidently struck and killed a pedestrian in Nashville on Wednesday evening. Metro Police say that 45-year old C.... Read More

NEW Unemployment Claims in TN see Bi-Weekly Downward Trend

Nov 12, 2020 at 11:14 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are on a slight increase, after Tennessee saw three weeks of unemployment claims going down.The latest numbers for the week that close.... Read More

"Fight Flu TN" Event Provides Free Flu Vaccines Across Tennessee

Nov 12, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

Get a flu vaccine! The Tennessee Department of Health is urging all Tennesseans who have not yet received a flu vaccine this flu season to get one as soon as possible. For the.... Read More

Pinnacle Opens New Office on Medical Center Parkway

Nov 12, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Pinnacle Financial Partners’ new Murfreesboro office on Medical Center Parkway opened Monday, October 19. Office leader Courtney Chavez has been.... Read More

SNAP Recipients May Have More Benefits Than They Realize

Nov 11, 2020 at 08:37 pm by WGNS

By Patty Sellars, Legal Aid Society: The COVID-19 pandemic has caused upheaval to the lives of almost everyone, but the effects have been most pronounced among lower-income pe.... Read More

Tennessee Reports the 12th Largest Share of Employment in Manufacturing

Nov 11, 2020 at 08:26 pm by WGNS

Since its peak in 1979, manufacturing employment in the U.S. has been on the decline, accelerating sharply around the turn of the century. Despite modest gains since 2010, the.... Read More

Missing Teen Safely Located in Murfreesboro

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

A 14-year-old that was reported as missing in Murfreesboro has been safely located, according to Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer Larry Flowers.In a previous rep.... Read More

Smyrna man arrested on a rape charge

Nov 06, 2020 at 09:30 pm by WGNS

A 39-year old Smyrna, TN man has been arrested on a charge dealing with rape.Intake information at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office indicates Ilaz Neziri was taken.... Read More

Nashville Police Ask: Do you Recognize these Subjects?

Nov 05, 2020 at 01:24 pm by WGNS

In nearby Nashville, North Precinct detectives are aiming to figure out the name of a subject who was caught on camera previous to firing multiple gunshots. The incident occur.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment Filings Continue to go DOWN in Tennessee

Nov 05, 2020 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A total of 906,360 new unemployment claims have been filed in Tennessee since March 15th, which was ten days after the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The positive news is tha.... Read More

Fleet Feet Murfreesboro Announces Annual Frosty Fun Run

Nov 05, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

The Annual Frosty Fun Run is nearing and will be held just in time to ensure that families who are less fortunate, have gifts for their children this Christmas.Due to the ongo.... Read More

Groundbreaking for new Greenhouse Ministries Building on Nov. 12th

Nov 04, 2020 at 09:27 am by WGNS

On Thursday, November 12th, Greenhouse Ministries will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for their future structure. Founder Cliff Sharp told WGNS NEWS…The ceremony will b.... Read More