Rutherford County

Main Street Saturday Market Returns to the Historic Rutherford County Square on Saturday

May 17, 2022 at 09:19 pm by WGNS

The Main Street Saturday Market returns to the historic downtown Murfreesboro square this weekend and nearly 70-vendors will be set up for the weekly event. Main Street Execut.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric's Tree Wise Program Sees Increase in School Participation

May 17, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Each year during February and March, Middle Tennessee Electric brings its educational initiative, Tree Wise, to local schools to teach students abou.... Read More

Tennessee Inclusive Restroom Sign Law Struck Down

May 17, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

The ACLU has announced their opinion on a federal judge striking down a Tennessee law on Tuesday (May 17, 2022) that required businesses and other entities that allow tra.... Read More

Fourteen Individuals Graduate from United Way Catalyst Program

May 17, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS

  On May 19th, fourteen individuals will graduate from United Way’s nine-month Catalyst program. The class of business leaders has participated in the program to b.... Read More

MTSU Physician Assistant Studies celebrates first public PA program in Middle Tennessee

May 17, 2022 at 09:29 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s new Physician Assistant Studies, or PA, graduate program has been a decade in the making, and the university marked the occa.... Read More

Summer Programs and Summer Fun for kids throughout Rutherford County

May 17, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Local schools are wrapping up graduation ceremonies this week with Riverdale High School preparing for their ceremony on Wednesday night (May 18), B.... Read More

Rutherford County Library Updates and News

May 17, 2022 at 08:00 am by WGNS

WGNS' Scott Walker talks about the Summer Reading Program with Katie Turner and Emily Garrett from Linebaugh Library’s Youth Services. Plus, many other guests from the R.... Read More

Campaign Announcement: Austin Maxwell for Murfreesboro City Council

May 17, 2022 at 07:07 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Rutherford County Republican Party Chairman Austin Maxwell announced this week that he will be seeking one of the three Murfreesboro City Council seats duri.... Read More

La Vergne Police to Implement New “Safe Summer” Campaign

May 16, 2022 at 09:34 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) As summer approaches and the school year draws to a close, the La Vergne Police Department wants the community to know it is committed to keeping the city s.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council holds Special Budget Review Session May 19

May 16, 2022 at 09:11 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in Special Session at 4:00 p.m. this Thursday, May 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall for the purpose of reviewing the proposed F.... Read More

Media Commentary: Is it Fact or Fiction, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 16, 2022 at 08:47 pm by WGNS

Is it fact or fiction? With today’s media commentary, here’s Dr. Larry Burriss from the MTSU School of Journalism…    VERBATIM: “In the tr.... Read More

Two face TennCare Fraud Charges in Rutherford County

May 16, 2022 at 05:56 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Two people in Rutherford County are charged with TennCare fraud in connection with allegedly giving false information so one of them could enroll in th.... Read More

Man charged with second degree murder of 30-year-old in Murfreesboro scheduled for June trial date

May 16, 2022 at 04:10 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) A murder case that dates back to April 9, 2020 will make its way to the Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom of Judge Barry Tidwell next month on June 20, 20.... Read More

Gas Prices unchanged this week (Monday - 05/16/22)

May 16, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee are unchanged  in the last week, averaging $4.19/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations.... Read More

Food Distribution in Murfreesboro - Volunteer Opportunity

May 16, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Volunteers are needed at Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency for the quarterly food distribution drive. The distribution location will be at Allen Chapel.... Read More

MTCS Registers 100% of its eligible Voters!

May 14, 2022 at 08:36 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Middle Tennessee Christian School earned the Secretary of State's Anne Dallas Dudley Gold Level Award by registering 100% of the eligible student.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police need assistance identifying subject in "Threat's" case

May 13, 2022 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro Police are asking for the public's assistance in identifying a woman caught on video at Applebee's. Detectives suggest the subject is a per.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announce FREE summer food

May 13, 2022 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Rutherford County Schools will provide various venues for the free summer food program, which is open to any Rutherford County child aged 18 and younge.... Read More

Call MPD If You Recognize This Person

May 13, 2022 at 01:33 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Do you recognize this person?  Murfreesboro detectives are attempting to ID and locate him regarding a bank fraud case inves.... Read More

Protecting Property Values in Murfreesboro - Better Control Over Rental Properties

May 12, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro City Councilman Shawn Wright told WGNS NEWS that he would like to pursue changes to better govern rental units, in hopes of preserving property values throughout.... Read More