Rutherford County Unemployment Drops by 1.4% landing on a 9.1% Jobless Rate

Aug 27, 2020 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

The unemployment situation in three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to improve in July following business closures earlier in the year due to the COVID-19.... Read More

Landfill Life is Short in Rutherford County - What's Next for Our TRASH?

Aug 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill has a life expectancy of less than 9 years, as heard in previous newscast. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron is looking at new ideas.... Read More

Local Bowling Alley to OPEN this September inside the former Sears store

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:41 am by WGNS

Strike and Spare Family Fun Center on NW Broad Street will soon OPEN to a new home inside the shopping mall on Old Fort Parkway. General manager Phillip Cox sai.... Read More

Bridgestone Extends Support for Adaptive Athletes and Inclusive Sports Programs

Aug 26, 2020 at 08:45 am by WGNS

Bridgestone Extends Support for Adaptive Athletes and Inclusive Sports Programs through Three New Partnerships: • Bridgestone Americas is partnering with Challenged.... Read More

Rutherford County Tourism Reports $385 Million in 2019 Travel Spending

Aug 26, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Tourism in Rutherford County, Tennessee hit an all-time high in 2019 with $385 million in travel expenditures, according to recently released n.... Read More

Senators White and Reeves announce $532,928 in Highway Safety Grants for Rutherford County

Aug 26, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves said today that nine Hi­­­ghway Safety Grants have been awarded to promote public safety on Rutherford.... Read More

Amelia Lawrence joins Mindful Care as activity assistant

Aug 26, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Raising a special-needs son would be a bold and exhausting endeavor for any single parent, but Amelia Lawrence also considers it a privilege and challenge to wo.... Read More

40 Year Old Man Reported as Missing in Murfreesboro

Aug 25, 2020 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police have entered a 40-year old man into their missing person reports. Terry "Ty" Weldon of Murfreesboro was reported missing on August 14, 2020. The last known.... Read More

UPDATE: Featured Speaker announced for Special Kids 2020 Banquet

Aug 25, 2020 at 07:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN -- Long-time Special Kids supporter and local deacon, Lee Golden, will serve as the featured speaker of the 2020 Special Kids Banquet. Mr. Golden will co.... Read More

Playgrounds for Kids Re-Open in Murfreesboro

Aug 25, 2020 at 10:51 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department has made a big announcement.  Parks Director Nate Williams explains…Again, the parks have re-opened their playgrounds aft.... Read More

Suspect's Children Witness Domestic Violence Arrest of Mom in the Middle of a Busy Smyrna, TN Intersection

Aug 25, 2020 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Smyrna Police were recently called to a domestic violence incident that involved an armed suspect at the intersection of Old Nashville Highway and West Sam Ridley Parkway. App.... 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

Man Wanted for Questioning in August 13 Murder of Robert Coughlin

Aug 25, 2020 at 09:11 am by WGNS

Authorities in Nashille are asking for help in locating a subject who may have ties to a murder. Evan Smith-Erving is wanted for questioning in the August 13 murder of Robert.... Read More

Man Arrested after Allegedly Locking Woman in Bedroom for 2 Days

Aug 24, 2020 at 04:11 pm by WGNS

A man was charged after he allegedly assaulted a woman, kept in her bedroom two days and took her phone so she could not call for help, a sheriff’s deputy reported.John.... Read More

Murfreesboro Schools Foundation hosts 5th annual Back to School Dash 5k/10k

Aug 24, 2020 at 03:51 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN - The City Schools Foundation will kick off the 2020-2021 school year with a virtual 5K/10K run on September 12, 2020. The 5th annual Back to School Dash, pre.... Read More

New Murfreesboro Fire and Admin Building in the Works

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:40 am by WGNS

A brand new Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue administrative building is in the works. Fire Chief Mark Foulks says that different divisons of the department are currently too sprea.... Read More

Statewide Unemployment Decreases for Third Consecutive Month to 9.5%

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNSRadio

Tennessee’s economy continued to show signs of recovery from the COVID-19 health emergency in July. Newly released information from the Tennessee Department of Labor and.... Read More

REPORT: Tennessee Is the 13th Worst-Paying State for Construction Workers

Aug 24, 2020 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, the adjusted median annual wage for all construction workers is $43,682. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee is the 13th worst-pa.... Read More

City Water Resources begins N. Highland Ave. water and sewer upgrades

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:50 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Water Resources Operations and Maintenance started working on a water and/or sewer line replacement Monday (8/24/20) morning in Murfreesb.... Read More

Complaint seeking injunction filed against Coffee County Schools over mask mandate

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A complaint has been filed against the Coffee County School System in Circuit Court seeking injunctive relief against the school system’s mask mandate.The complaint.... Read More