Rutherford County

MTSU’s new cutting-edge chemistry equipment expands research, experience opportunities

Aug 22, 2023 at 06:55 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Through faculty effort, MTSU’s Department of Chemistry recently procured almost $900,000 in grants to secure multiple pieces o.... Read More

TailorMed Joins Forces with TwelveStone Health Partners to Improve Medication Access and Affordability

Aug 22, 2023 at 06:51 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - TailorMed, a leading technology company offering the nation’s largest network of patients, providers, pharmacies, life science companies, and other.... Read More

Rutherford County Educator Named National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador

Aug 21, 2023 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Gina Stewart is in her ninth year of teaching, currently at Oakland High School. Due to her incredible work inside and outside the classroom, Stewart.... Read More

Drive-By Shooting in Smyrna Area on Tuesday Morning

Aug 17, 2023 at 06:36 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - No one was injured in a drive-by shooting that occurred in Rutherford County earlier this week. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the drive-by took place.... Read More

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Hosted Annual Community Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday

Aug 17, 2023 at 10:32 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties hosted its annual Community Celebration Luncheon on Wednesday, August 16, 2023, at the MTSU Student Union.... Read More

PAWS Finds Homes for 107 Pets

Aug 12, 2023 at 08:46 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Rutherford County PAWS found homes for 107 pets during July's adoptions during BISSELL Pet Foundation’s Summer “Empty the Shelters ev.... Read More

Automobile Thefts and Vehicle Break-Ins Continue in the Murfreesboro Area

Aug 10, 2023 at 03:43 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - It's unfortunate but true, there have been quite a few automobile thefts reported in recent weeks in the Murfreesboro area. In the past 4 weeks, there have.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Chief Names Command Staff

Aug 08, 2023 at 06:37 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –Newly appointed Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Chief Mark McCluskey names Jamie Bigelow, Tim Swann, and Brian Lowe to his Command Staff.... Read More

Governor Bill Lee Issues Official Call, Presents Legislative Priorities Ahead of Public Safety Special Session

Aug 08, 2023 at 06:31 pm by WGNS Radio News

On Tuesday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee issued the special session proclamation and presented the administration’s legislative and budget priorities that will.... Read More

Rutherford County Opioid Board Distributes Opioid Settlement Funds

Aug 08, 2023 at 03:48 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - The Rutherford Opioid Board (ROB) awarded funds to seven organizations that support and provide services to combat the opioid epidemic within Rutherfor.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr to Host Free Community Breakfast Event on August 11

Aug 07, 2023 at 12:46 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr invites the community to a free Breakfast With The Mayor event be held on Friday, August 11th at the Middle Tennessee.... Read More

Smyrna Man Found Guilty of Murdering 22-Year-Old Robertson County Sheriff's Deputy

Aug 03, 2023 at 10:42 pm by WGNS News

You may recall last years investigation into the death of a Robertson County Sheriff's Deputy that led to the arrest of a Rutherford County man. On Thursday morning the susp.... Read More

The Kittrell School Reunion Scheduled for September

Aug 03, 2023 at 09:32 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - An annual event enjoyed by former Kittrell School students will be held at the Science Hill Church of Christ next month. The Kittrell School Reunion.... Read More

Thursday: Stuff the Bus with the Local United Way

Aug 02, 2023 at 10:39 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – City Auto presents Stuff the Bus. United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties’ Stuff the Bus initiative is a community-sponsored.... Read More

Rutherford County Deputy Helps a Chicago Mother with Kids After Rear End Collision

Aug 02, 2023 at 09:06 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Rutherford County Sheriff’s Deputy Matt Kunce brought a Chicago mother and her children to a Murfreesboro hotel after a semi-truck rear-e.... Read More

Free Food Pantry and Volunteer Opportunity for Families

Aug 01, 2023 at 08:19 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A free food giveaway will take place at Greenhouse Ministries in Murfreesboro this month. The event will be on Saturday, August 26th. Greenhouse founder C.... Read More

Rutherford County Man Killed in Head-On Collision in Nashville

Aug 01, 2023 at 07:10 pm by WGNS News

A Nashville man is facing charges in the death of a Rutherford County resident after a firey automobile crash on Monday afternoon. After police conducted a preliminary inves.... Read More

You Can NOW Text 911, If You Can't Talk!

Aug 01, 2023 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) If you call 911 and need help, you can now TEXT if you can't talk!  A human trafficking victim can’t risk calling 911 for help so shewaits un.... Read More

Former Rutherford Co. Corrections Officer Charged with Sexual Battery Against a Juvenile

Jul 31, 2023 at 07:37 pm by WGNS News

  CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into allegations of sexual battery against a juvenile has resu.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Radio is an Amazing Media at the Front and Center, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jul 31, 2023 at 07:08 am by WGNS News

Radio is at the front and center of media. It is also known as the place to find local news, national news and global news. Furthermore, radio often offers better soundbites f.... Read More