Rutherford County

Murfreesboro Law Firm to Host Free Fantasy Football Contest, Over $1,000 in Prizes

Aug 17, 2022 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

The Law Office of W. Scott Kimberly announced its Seventh Annual Friends & Family Fantasy Football Invitational this week, which will award over $1,000.00 in cash and priz.... Read More

Murfreesboro Couple Provides Generous Gift to Community in Honor of Husband's Late Parents

Aug 17, 2022 at 10:52 am by WGNS

This summer, a Middle Tennessee couple Russ and Allison Burns provided a generous gift to the community in honor of Russ's late parents, James and Allison Burns.“I wante.... Read More

MTSU Convocation featuring 'Walking to Listen' author welcomes Class of 2026

Aug 17, 2022 at 10:12 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s Convocation for new students will usher in the 2022-23 academic year and marks the official sta.... Read More
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United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces the 2022-2023 Catalyst Program participants presented by Integrity Eyecare

Aug 17, 2022 at 09:31 am by WGNS

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties (UWRCC) announces the 2022-2023 Catalyst Program participants presented by Integrity Eyecare. Program participants were.... Read More

Rutherford County lawmakers announce Smyrna, La Vergne senior centers to receive $8K grants

Aug 16, 2022 at 06:12 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. — State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, State Rep. Charlie Baum, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Dawn White, R-Murfreesboro, today announced state gr.... Read More

UPDATE: 5-Year-Old Shot and Killed at Lee Victory Recreation Park in Smyrna

Aug 16, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: Smyrna, TN - On Monday (August 15, 2022), Smyrna Police responded to a call in regards to a 5-year-old child accidentally discharging a handgun at the baske.... Read More

CONTINUED: Higher Electric Bills This Summer - Increased Fuel Costs

Aug 16, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) WGNS continues to receive phone calls and emails asking our news team to further examine why local residents are receiving higher than usual electric b.... Read More

Center for the Arts Presents The Savannah Sipping Society

Aug 16, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Savannah Sipping Society, a laugh-out-loud comedy, is getting a do-over at The Center for the Arts starting August 19 and r.... Read More

TBI Releases the Increasing Number of Assaults and Deaths Against Law Enforcement Officers in Tennessee - And Breaks Down the Statistics

Aug 16, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS

  TENNESSEE – On Monday, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Statistical Analysis Center released its annual report that details the volume and natu.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Car burglars on the run after multiple vehicle thefts and firing at MPD

Aug 15, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  No officers were injured when a group of car burglars fired at them during a foot pursuit on West Street Monday morning.  The individual.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric members set all-time record for electricity consumption in HEAT

Aug 15, 2022 at 05:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – In battling a record hot July, members of Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) set an all-time record for electricity consumption.“We’r.... Read More

Impacting Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools: 10,000+ Teacher Shortage Likely Between Now and 2024 in TN

Aug 15, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee is experiencing a teacher shortage, which makes it hard on both Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Schools. "JC” Bowman, the Executive Director & CE.... Read More

Drive Safe and Use Caution in School Zones Throughout Rutherford County

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Law enforcement have increased patrol around schools - - this news in after a child was stuck and killed by a vehicle on East Main Street directly, afte.... Read More

COMMENTARY: A look at how different news stories were handled in years past during Vietnam, the U-2 incident, the Bay of Pigs and more

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

In today’s radio commentary, Dr. Larry Burriss, MTSU Professor of Journalism takes a look news crews from the past during Vietnam, World War II and more…  .... Read More
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Fire Crews in Rutherford County were swamped by calls this past week (w/photos)

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:17 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: The Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department was busy this past week responding to fire calls, at times, one-after-another.  Two calls were relatively close.... Read More

Road Closures Expected During Howl at the Moon 5K in LaVergne, TN - Still Time to Sign-Up!

Aug 15, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

  (La Vergne, Tenn.) The annual Howl at the Moon 5K is scheduled for August 19th and road closures will be in place to keep runners safe along Murfreesboro Road. The ra.... Read More

FREE Professional Clothing for MTSU Students Applying for Jobs and Internships - You can help

Aug 15, 2022 at 10:37 am by WGNS

MTSU’s Alumni Office and the Career Development Center recently teamed up for a clothing drive to restock the MTSU Career Closet… That was Kristen Janson, Assista.... Read More

Murfreesboro Welcomes TN Special Olympics Golfers

Aug 14, 2022 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Thirty athletes from Special Olympics Tennessee are set to participate in the Middle Tennessee Golf Regional this Monday (8/15/2022) at Old Fort.... Read More

NFIB Tennessee PAC Endorses Robert Stevens in Tennessee House District 13 Race

Aug 12, 2022 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

The NFIB Tennessee PAC, the political action committee of the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, has endorsed County Commissioner Robert Stevens in th.... Read More

Tennessee Has the 6th Most Home Inventory Among Affordable U.S. States

Aug 12, 2022 at 11:47 am by WGNS

The real estate market has shown encouraging signs for buyers in recent months. A recent analysis found that in Tennessee—where the cost of living is 7.8% below the nati.... Read More