Tennessee Residents Pay 6th Highest Electric Bills

Aug 06, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Summer brings with it two certainties: rising temperatures and rising electric bills. Locally, electricity accounts for about 70% of utility bill costs in Tennessee, whil.... Read More

BUSINESS: FirstBank Mortgage Donates $12,000 In Scholarships To Murfreesboro Families

Aug 06, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Aug. 6, 2021) – FirstBank mortgage banker Brandon Burks has awarded $12,000 in scholarships to Murfreesboro-area families as part of FirstBank&.... Read More

Oakland High School Held Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Celebrating Nissan’s Donation of FANUC Robot

Aug 06, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Oakland High School hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate Nissan’s donation of a FANUC robot to an already state of the art mechatronics classroom.Paul Ant.... Read More

OPINION: Reporters Making their Audience Mad Vs. Reporters Pleasing their Audience

Aug 06, 2021 at 10:13 am by WGNS

Is A media outlet doing the right thing when half of their audience is upset by the news and the other have pleased? Hear what Larry Burris, an MTSU Professor of Journalism ha.... Read More

Murfreesboro 10th Most Costly City to Call Home, but Tennessee as a Whole is the 6th Least Expensive State

Aug 06, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

It's no secret that the cost of living is on the increase in Rutherford County and throughout Middle Tennessee.According to a survey released earlier year, Murfreesboro.... Read More

Full 6th Circuit upholds Tennessee’s 48-hour waiting period before an abortion

Aug 05, 2021 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

The full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit on Thursday upheld a 2015 Tennessee law requiring a 48-hour waiting period before abortions so that women have time to recei.... Read More

Routine Checkups are urged for Tennessee kids as School Starts

Aug 05, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

Parents should catch their kids up on missed doctor visits – and in some cases, vaccinations – to protect themselves and their communities before they return to sc.... Read More

MTSU concrete students thrive in pre-race ‘mix’ for Aug. 8 Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

Aug 05, 2021 at 01:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Autumn Gates can already anticipate the rush of IndyCars reaching 200 mph soon in downtown Nashville, Tennessee.But the Middle Tennessee.... Read More

MEDICAL: Heart disease likely to remain #1 killer in U.S. indefinitely due to long-term COVID-19 impact

Aug 05, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Heart disease and stroke continue to kill more people in the U.S. than any other cause, despite, and likely even due to, the impact of the deadly COVID-19 pandemic last year,.... Read More

Record Number of Weapons this Year at Nashville Airport

Aug 04, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

If flying out of Nashville, it’s probably best not to be packing heat. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan... Hear the above soundbyte and more at WGNSradio.com.Keep in.... Read More

Murfreesboro Ranks at #6 for the Best Place to Watch Outdoor Movies

Aug 04, 2021 at 07:22 am by WGNS

The local Parks and Rec Department has long known that Murfreesboro is the best place for outdoor movie showings, with their long standing tradition of “Movies Under the.... Read More

Business: Yard Sale Store in Smyrna Moves into Huge Location

Aug 04, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

It's official! The new location Yard Sale will be open Friday afternoon, August 6th! The Yard Sale will be hosting their grand opening at their new location&nbs.... Read More

Former Governor Haslam to serve on newly formed Yes on 1 Committee launched to put right-to-work in Tennessee Constitution

Aug 03, 2021 at 09:15 pm by WGNS

The Yes on 1 Committee to enshrine right-to-work in the Tennessee Constitution announced its official formation today. Yes on 1 will advocate for Amendment 1, which will appea.... Read More

Grand Marshal Selected for 2021 Old Timers Festival Parade

Aug 03, 2021 at 06:45 pm by WGNS

The parade grand marshal for the 2021 Old Timers Festival has been selected by the La Vergne Parks and Recreation department. Donnie and Teresa Fergus have accepted the invita.... Read More

Riverdale High set to honor former principal; football program will name indoor facility ‘Hulon Watson Football Fieldhouse’

Aug 03, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

There was a time when you did not have to listen closely to hear the traffic behind Riverdale High School whisking by on I-24.When the school opened in Fall 1972, not much was.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue creates shift training safety officer positions; announces promotions

Aug 03, 2021 at 05:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (August 3, 2021) – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Chief Mark Foulks has announced the promotions of three employees to newly created.... Read More

Surgery Center To Open in Murfreesboro’s New Salem Corridor

Aug 03, 2021 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford, United Surgical Partners International (USPI) and physician partners will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the.... Read More

Human Rights Campaign Announces Lawsuit Against Tennessee’s Anti-Transgender Student Bathroom Bill

Aug 03, 2021 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Tuesday,  the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights.... Read More

AEDC tests directed energy system in wind tunnel

Aug 02, 2021 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

The Aerodynamics Branch of Arnold Engineering Development Complex at Arnold Air Force Base is helping the Air Force take directed energy (DE) systems airborne. The base is loc.... Read More

Siegel Middle, Siegel High and Stewarts Creek High Beta Club members place at national competition

Aug 02, 2021 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

All their springtime work paid off for the Beta club members from Siegel Middle with a pair of top five finishes at the National Beta Convention, including first place in the.... Read More