COVID-19 Unemployment Numbers going Down

Aug 06, 2020 at 10:47 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased significantly last week in Tennessee with one of the biggest drops since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of.... Read More

State Veterinarian Warns Livestock Owners of Virus Threat

Aug 06, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee state veterinarian’s office wants to make livestock owners and veterinarians aware of an outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) in several midwestern.... Read More

DCS Praises Tennessee Lawmakers for Passing New Safe Haven Law

Aug 06, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services joins A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee, Inc. to alert citizens to the newly amended Safe Haven Law passed by.... Read More

UPDATE: Police say man who stole a car at Marcos Pizza, also involved in Facebook Marketplace Car-jacking

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:35 pm by WGNS

Here’s an update to the Marco’s Pizza stolen vehicle incident that was reported in July… Murfreesboro Police confirm that one of the suspects in that case i.... Read More

Murfreesboro CVS Store Robbed at Gunpoint Wednesday

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:20 pm by WGNS

An unknown subject held-up the CVS Pharmacy on Broad Street at Mercury Boulevard Wednesday (Aug. 5, 2020).  Murfreesboro Detectives are working to identify the man who wa.... Read More

2020 Census Data Collection Will End One Month Earlier than Planned

Aug 05, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The U.S. Census Bureau continues to evaluate its operational plans to collect and process 2020 Census data. The Census is announcing updates to their plan that will includ.... Read More

Rutherford County Businesses Received over $201-Million in Paycheck Protection Funding

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

Funding related to the COVID-19 Pandemic has helped to keep multiple businesses alive and well in our community. More specifically, the Paycheck Protection Program for loans o.... Read More

$272K USDA grant helps MTSU, Mississippi researchers investigate conservation practices with changing climate

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University and University of Mississippi faculty and student researchers are collaborating on a U.S. Department of Agricultu.... Read More

OpEd from State Rep. Charlie Baum of Murfreesboro: Three Ways to Improve Health Care in Tennessee

Aug 05, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Editorial By State Rep. Charlie Baum of MurfreesboroHealth care is a matter of great importance to us all.  It should come as no surprise to anyone that access and the ev.... Read More

Volunteer Fire Assistance Program - FIRE SUPPRESSION KITS available to Volunteer Fire Departments

Aug 05, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is accepting applications for the 2020 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) program until Sept. 11. Departments.... Read More

Facebook Marketplace ad ends with Carjacking in Murfreesboro

Aug 04, 2020 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – What began as a plan for a woman to sell a vehicle through Facebook Marketplace ended in a dangerous carjacking Thursday, July 31.  Two suspects.... Read More

HAVE you seen these suspected Identity Theft suspects?

Aug 04, 2020 at 12:31 pm by WGNS

A Nashville man is out thousands of dollars after an unidentified man went into Kay Jewelers at The Avenue on Medical Center Pkwy in Murfreesboro.Apparently, the suspect appli.... Read More

Two of Three Estill Springs Homicide Suspects Arrested in Rutherford County

Aug 04, 2020 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

A suspect wanted in connection with a murder that occurred in Estill Springs, Tennessee near Decherd has been arrested in Rutherford County.Paul Wayne Fletcher of Nashville wa.... Read More

MTSU's new fall faculty exhibit brings art back to life

Aug 04, 2020 at 11:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Remember visiting an art exhibit, standing quietly in a large space with a handful of other aficionados, appreciating the work of creative peo.... Read More

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are increasing in areas outside of Tennessee’s largest metro areas, appear stable in Nashville, Memphis

Aug 04, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

Between July 8, 2020 and August 3, 2020, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Rutherford County climbed by 2,838 cases. As of August 3rd, the number COVID-19 cases stood a.... Read More

Barnabas Vision Celebrates 9 Years

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro based non-profit Barnabas Vision is celebrating their 9th anniversary.Barnabas Vision was established on August 1, 2011, so they’re celebrating 9 years of b.... Read More

Rutherford County Solid Waste Warns Residents of the Dangers of Discarding Helium Tanks in Household Trash

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN- Helium tanks cannot just be placed “as is” in your household trash and taken to a Rutherford County Convenience Center. Why? They pose a tre.... Read More

Cheapest July at the pump for state in 16 years

Aug 04, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee gas price average remains unchanged since last week. The Tennessee Gas Price average remains $1.92 which is nearly two cents l.... Read More

MTSU heart attack survivor Huber chairs Sept. 26 virtual Rutherford Heart Walk

Aug 04, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Keith M. Huber can vividly recall multitudes of stories from his nearly 40-year career in the U.S. Army and the time he convinced univ.... Read More

City implements new burn permit fee for commercial construction sites and public gathering bonfires

Aug 04, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The City of Murfreesboro Building & Codes Department has established a new burn permit fee for open burning organic material on commercial cons.... Read More