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

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Practice Fireplace Safety

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Fireplaces and chimneys represent a significant source of home heating fires.Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering safety tips to.... Read More

Victim Safe After House Fire on Tuesday in Murfreesboro

Nov 17, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

A house fire was reported on Tuesday night in the area of Mitchel Neilson Schools area. WGNS’ Ron Jordan has more... More Details: One person is safe after escaping.... Read More

Isaiah 117 House to Host 2nd Annual Golf Tournament for Rutherford County

Sep 02, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Come tee off with Isaiah 117 House, a Tennessee-based organization that cares for children awaiting foster placement, as they continue to build a h.... Read More

Evictions to Start in Tennessee

Aug 06, 2021 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

Evictions are expected to get underway in Tennessee, after the state says the CDC overstepped their boundary on issuing an eviction moratorium. WGNS’ Ron Jordan has the.... Read More

Local Habitat for Humanity Program to Receive Boost in Funding to help with 15 New Homes

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A $300,000 check presentation will take place on Wednesday and that check will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity program in Rutherford County.An FHLB Cincinnati Affordabl.... Read More

UPDATE: Tennessee State House Passes Resolution to Term Limit Congress

Apr 08, 2021 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

Thursday, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed HJR8, a resolution declaring that the state legislature seeks to join other states in proposing an amendment to the U.S.... Read More

Tennessee State House Committee Passes Term Limits on Congress Resolution

Mar 11, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Earlier this week on Tuesday, the Tennessee House State Government committee passed House Joint Resolution 8 for Tennessee to join other states in calling for a convention to.... Read More

Rutherford County Register of Deeds Recommends Registering on Free Land Alert Site to Lessen Risk of "Deed Theft"

Mar 05, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Register of Deeds Heather Dawbarn recommends property owners register on MyLandAlert.com, a free service that will alert.... Read More