Rutherford County

WGNS - Celebrating 75 Years of Broadcast History in Rutherford County, TN in 2022

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:47 pm by WGNS

WGNS first came on the air in Murfreesboro, TN on the night of December 31, 1946 and our first full day of being on the air was on January 1, 1947. Imagine all the news storie.... Read More

Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point Landfill and realizes initial success

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application.... Read More

Editorial: What is Next in Education for the General Assembly in 2022?

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

Editorial: by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of TennesseeUnless there is an unforeseen called special session, the Tennessee General Assembly will for.... 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

Murfreesboro Police Department is Hiring New Officers

Dec 30, 2021 at 11:41 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Department is hiring right now. Mayor McFarland said the City Council updated the pay for police and first responders two years ago…Starting pay.... Read More

Firework Safety is Top Priority

Dec 30, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(December 29, 2021) With anticipation of festivities to ring in the New Year this week, Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering fireworks.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Use Safe Practices for Heating Homes this Winter

Dec 30, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—With cooler temperatures expected toward the end of the week as a cold front pushes its way across the state, Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR).... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Advises of Testing and Vaccination Date/Time Changes and Holiday Hours

Dec 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is advising the community of changes in dates/times in COVID-19 testing and vaccination offerings as wel.... Read More

Highlighting Several New Laws in Tennessee

Dec 29, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

With the new year around the corner, you can expect several new laws. With a glimpse of the changes, here is WGNS’ Ron Jordan...Scroll down to read a few more law change.... Read More

Rutherford County Clerk Advises Residents of Tag Renewal Changes for 2022

Dec 29, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Big changes are in store for the New Year and the changes focus on your vehicles. There will not be a required emission test for vehicles in Ruther.... Read More

Former Sheriff Truman Jones is joined by long time friends Larry and Bobbie Stewart

Dec 29, 2021 at 10:16 am by Producer

Listen to the Truman Show Podcast Above.

New Year's Day 5K in Barfield Park

Dec 29, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

The annual New Year’s Day 5K is back for another round this year in  Murfreesboro…Parks Assistant Director Rachel Singer said the 5K will be on paved trails.... Read More

Secret Santa delivers $100 bills for deputies to share

Dec 28, 2021 at 11:34 pm by WGNS

Secret Santa really dreamed of being a law enforcement officer like his uncle.But fate took him to a successful career in sales.So every Christmas, Santa and Mrs. Claus and.... Read More

SCHOOL NEWS: Participation Rate and State Average Composite Decreased Slightly

Dec 28, 2021 at 10:12 pm by WGNS

An organization called NICHE looked at schools across the state of Tennessee and came up with a list of the best performing high schools. NICHE.com posted their rank.... Read More

Take an artic dip during the Murfreesboro Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 8th

Dec 28, 2021 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

This year's Polar Bear Plunge at the outdoor Sports*Com swimming pool will be on Saturday, January 8, 2022...That was assistant parks director Thomas Laird. Reports ind.... Read More

Today, host Truman Jones talks to local resident Larry Castelli

Dec 28, 2021 at 09:14 am by Producer

Former Rutherford County Sheriff Truman Jones interviewed Larry Castelli who is originally from Memphis, Tennessee. Mr. Castelli and his wife later moved to Nashville, Tenness.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services Personnel Commended for Life-saving Efforts

Dec 27, 2021 at 08:39 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) personnel were recently commended for their life-saving efforts on a December 4th medical.... Read More

The Child Advocacy Center joins WGNS on the airwaves to talk about the signs to lookout for when it comes to child abuse

Dec 27, 2021 at 11:05 am by Producer

Carrie Norvell and Katie Enzor were in the WGNS Studio on Monday from the Child Advocacy Center to talk about the signs to lookout for - when it comes to child abuse and child.... Read More

Gas Prices for the Week of December 27, 2021

Dec 27, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.97/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

UPDATE: Daylighting Town Creek and Future Mixed Use / Retail / Living / Office Building in Downtown Murfreesboro

Dec 27, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A new turn lane / reconfigured interchange on NW Broad Street at South Church Street is in the works, along with the long time plan of daylighting Town Creek, which connects t.... Read More