Rutherford County

Tractor Trailer Truck catches fire Saturday on I-24

May 21, 2022 at 10:19 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE. There were no injuries in the incident involving a tractor trailer truck that caught fire on Saturday afternoon on I-24 East at the I-840 interchange in Mu.... Read More

Politics: Murfreesboro Mayor McFarland Announces Re-election Bid

May 20, 2022 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland announced he will run for re-election to continue progress on the priorities he cited in his initial bid eight years ag.... Read More

Suicide throughout Tennessee

May 20, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

In Tennessee, suicide is the ninth leading cause of death overall. But you may be surprised when those numbers are broken down by age… That was Meghan Gwaltney, area D.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

MTSU fermentation science major receives $10K scholarship from brewer Terrapin

May 19, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Emily Beavers, a rising junior in the MTSU Fermentation Science program, is the second recipient of the Brewing Education Scholarshi.... Read More

The Music Returns to the Historic Square and to Patterson Park

May 19, 2022 at 05:13 pm by WGNS

Music is a big part of Tennessee and while a lot of the musical groups were born in Nashville, their songs flow into the surrounding areas. Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.... Read More

Tennessee records 3.2% unemployment rate for April

May 19, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) revealed unemployment across the state remained at a historic low in April. The state reached.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on MTSU Campus after Riverdale High School Graduation Leaves One Dead / One Critically Injured

May 19, 2022 at 02:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE: Accused gunman arrested - WGNS has more on the shooting death of one victim and the critical injury sustained by another on Wednesday night at.... Read More
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Indoor Entertainment-Food, Plus Outdoor Amphitheater

May 19, 2022 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) At a press conference in the Murfreesboro City Hall's Rotunda, Mayor Shane McFarland announced that a $40-million corporate investment on city owned proper.... Read More

Year 2 of the Reopened Nashville Superspeedway on the Wilson / Rutherford County Line

May 19, 2022 at 10:12 am by WGNS

The racetrack that sits on a large piece of land at the edge of Rutherford and Wilson Counties is no longer dormant. Reopening of the speedway took place during the last half.... Read More

Shooting at Riverdale High School Graduation on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening

May 18, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE — One person was killed and a second was critically injured in a shooting that occurred on the MTSU campus around 9:15 Wednesday nigh.... Read More

Stolen vehicle recovered, juvenile female arrested by La Vergne Police

May 18, 2022 at 06:40 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police Department’s license plate reader system alerted officers to a stolen vehicle, resulting in the arrest of a juvenile. The Blue Senti.... Read More

2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting Case Remains Open and Unsolved in Murfreesboro Area

May 18, 2022 at 06:30 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) A $26,000 reward is still being offered in a shooting investigation that occurred a little more than 2-years ago in the Murfreesboro area. According to the.... Read More

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Furry Family Members of Abusive Households Now Offered Shelter - Onsite Pet Kennel

May 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In the United States 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner sexual violence, and/o.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks announces tax relief programs available for Rutherford Co. residents

May 18, 2022 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, wants to raise awareness for two relief programs that allow eligible Rutherford County residents to save on their property taxes. The pr.... Read More

2022 MTSU Business Plan Competition draws top notch student entrepreneurship

May 18, 2022 at 04:33 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — From top-shelf custom cabinetry to emergency tarping services to an innovative campus mapping platform, the top three choices from the 2022 MT.... Read More

Delays Expected Saturday Afternoon Along Murfreesboro Road in La Vergne

May 18, 2022 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Delays are expected for drivers as Carry the Load is expected to make its way through La Vergne on Saturday afternoon. Carry the Load is a non-profit organ.... Read More

Three Director of Schools candidates to be interviewed Thursday

May 18, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) ­‐ Three candidates for the Director of Schools position — Dr. Andrea Anthony, Dr. John Ash and Dr. James Sullivan — will be inter.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Announces Summer Food Service Program Schedule

May 18, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) ­‐ Free meals will be available for children in Murfreesboro throughout the summer months. The Murfreesboro City Schools Nutrition Department is fe.... Read More

Exchange Club Dedicates "Freedom Shrine" to Rocky Fork Middle School

May 18, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) ­‐ Members of the Exchange Club in Murfreesboro dedicated a “Freedom Shrine” at Rocky Fork Middle School on Tuesday May 17, 2022..... Read More