ACLU Urges Governor Lee to Veto Abortion Legislation in Tennessee

Apr 29, 2024 at 04:47 pm by WGNS News

On Monday, the ACLU of Tennessee issued a plea to Governor Bill Lee, urging him to veto SB 1971/HB 1895, a proposed bill that would establish a new felony offense for indivi.... Read More

Sunday: La Vergne Home Fire

Apr 14, 2024 at 08:11 pm by WGNS

La Vergne, TN - On Sunday (4/14/2024) La Vergne Fire Rescue responded to a residential structure fire on Quail Drive. Upon arrival, firefighters encountere.... Read More

Local Family Escapes Unharmed as Firefighters Contain Blaze to Garage

Jan 12, 2024 at 12:04 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - In a swift response to an emergency call, Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters successfully contained a fire that erupted in the attached.... Read More
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Tuesday Fire at a Christiana Home is Under Investigation

Apr 12, 2023 at 03:28 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - A house fire in the Christiana area is under investigation. The fire occurred in a small neighborhood behind the C & E Market off Hwy 231 South o.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks’ Bill Intended to Freeze Top Officials' Pay Raises Killed by Taxpayer-Funded Lobbyists

Mar 24, 2023 at 12:03 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - At a time when inflation is at a record high, is it appropriate for Tennessee county officers to receive raises up to $10,000 at the expense of the tax.... Read More

Home Prices have Greatly Increased in Murfreesboro as the Supply of Building Lots have Dropped

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The growth that Rutherford County has experienced has greatly increased home prices. The growth has also led to a lack of supply – that.... Read More

Calvary Baptist Church Builds Walls and Hope for a Future Homeowner

Aug 01, 2022 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN– Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) is thrilled to partner with Calvary Baptist Church on a Panel Build where over 100 volunteers will.... Read More

"Housing Tennessee" Report: ‘Mostly positive outcomes’ in first quarter across state

Jul 03, 2022 at 08:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a new economic report from Middle Tennessee State University, the state’s housing market again shows positive signs, as home prices c.... Read More

Tennessee bills prohibiting transgender school athletes from participating in sports events passes Senate

Apr 11, 2022 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

On Monday, the Tennessee Senate passed two bills prohibiting transgender school students from playing school sports opposite of the sex they were born as.Tennessee Senate Bill.... Read More

Thursday Night Structure Fire In Smyrna

Mar 19, 2022 at 06:02 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  At 7:31PM Thursday evening (3/17/2022) Smyrna Fire Department (SFD) personnel were dispatched to a  structure fire in the 400 block of Clarkston Drive..... Read More

Alise Housden Joins Legal Aid Society as Housing Staff Attorney in Murfreesboro

Mar 11, 2022 at 05:57 pm by WGNS

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that Alise Housden has joined the firm as a housing st.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Threatens to Visit Your Home in "Fake Fines" and Family Member in Jail Hoax

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:11 am by WGNS

WGNS has more scams to report. This time, we head to nearby Bedford County, where the Sheriff’s Department is alerting the public of a scam in the area that involves a c.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Educator Preparation Provider Program offers pathway to licensure for new teachers

Feb 23, 2022 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

Emily Harris may be a new Biology teacher at Blackman High School, but thanks to Rutherford County Schools’ Educator Preparation Provider program, Harris is very pr.... Read More

For the First Time, Appraised value of property in Rutherford County exceeds $50-Billion

Feb 23, 2022 at 06:31 pm by WGNS

As home sales continue to soar, so does the population. Rutherford County currently has a population growth rate of 2.2%, which may not sound like much, until you look at the.... Read More

The cost of buying a home in Rutherford County continues to climb higher

Feb 22, 2022 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

The skies the limit, is what many are starting to think when it comes to home prices in Rutherford County, TN. The real estate boom continues exploding and the inventory of si.... Read More

Redistricting Counties throughout Tennessee - Changes Locally this Voting Season

Feb 02, 2022 at 08:52 am by WGNS

Election districts have slightly changed in Rutherford County and throughout the state. The new redistricting maps received final approval by both chambers last week. The ch.... Read More

Homes Selling in One Week - Properties in Rutherford County Going for More Money - Reappraisal Coming in 2022

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The costs of residential properties in Rutherford County have increased greatly and the average time a home is on the market has decreased, according to Rob Mitchell, Assessor.... Read More

Report: Tennessee has 4.4 home price-to-income ratio, below U.S. average

Dec 07, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

One of the major economic stories in recent months has been rising concerns about inflation. While year-over-year wage growth in the U.S. has reached its fastest rate in decad.... Read More

Protecting your family from fire as the temperature continues to drop

Dec 07, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

As the temperature continues to drop, officials with Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue say be careful when using your heater. Deputy Chief Roger Toombs stated…It is also i.... Read More

Report: 11.1% of Tennessee homeowners are under 35, 17th most in U.S.

Nov 30, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

The most recent Census data (from 2019) shows that 37.0% of Tennessee residents under age 35 own homes. Overall, 11.1% of all Tennessee homeowners are under 35.Over the last.... Read More