Op-ed: Flu vs. COVID-19 - Ascension Saint Thomas

Oct 13, 2020 at 10:38 am by WGNS

Op-Ed by Dr. Greg James Chief Clinical Officer, Ascension Saint Thomas:  Flu season typically begins to ramp up in October which, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic&.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks releases 2021 legislative survey

Oct 06, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

RELEASE FROM REP. MIKE SPARKS: State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, released his legislative survey for 2021 asking constituents of Tennessee House District 49 for essential feed.... Read More

Victim of Bank Fraud Lives in Chicago - Suspect in Murfreesboro

Sep 24, 2020 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police say that a Chicago woman is the victim of a bank fraud case that was executed in Murfreesboro.A female reportedly entered the U.S. Bank on South Rutherford.... Read More

2020 Rutherford Heart Walk Digital Experience Set for Saturday, Sept. 26

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:48 am by WGNS

The American Heart Association’s Rutherford Heart Walk Digital Experience, sponsored by Vanderbilt Heart, will be held this Saturday.With the recent coronavirus (CO.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry to introduce “Pathway to Prosperity” legislation during 2021 legislative session

Sep 16, 2020 at 11:27 am by WGNS

State Rep. Bryan Terry, MD (R-Murfreesboro) is preparing to introduce “Pathway to Prosperity” legislation for the 2021 legislative session in efforts to support Te.... Read More

AAA: TN Gas Prices Trend Lower as Tropical Storm Sally Approaches Gulf Coast

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:48 am by WGNS

The Tennessee gas price average continues to trend lower as Tropical Storm Sally moves toward the Gulf Coast. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $1.94&.... Read More

LOCAL POKER RUN Event Benefiting Habitat for Humanity

Sep 09, 2020 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Supporters of Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity will take to the streets on September 19th for the 12th Annual Hammer Down for Habitat Motor.... Read More

UPDATE: Victim of fatal single-vehicle crash identified

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The man who died in a single-vehicle crash on N. Rutherford Blvd. Wednesday, Sept. 2, has been identified as 59-year old Ricky Allen Thomas o.... Read More

RCECD 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center to be Named After John D. Hood

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Communications District’s (RCECD) 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center will be displaying a new name on Frida.... Read More

Second Degree Murder Case headed to Grand Jury in Rutherford County

Sep 08, 2020 at 10:53 am by WGNS

A Woodbury,TN man was shot and killed in Murfreesboro this past April. Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones explains where that case stands today.Again, the case.... Read More

Murfreesboro man dies in a single-vehicle crash

Sep 03, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  A Murfreesboro man died in single-vehicle crash Wednesday, Sept. 2.Murfreesboro Police Department officers responded to the crash on N. Ruthe.... Read More

9th Annual Wine Around the Square is Nearing in Murfreesboro

Aug 31, 2020 at 09:31 am by WGNS

Wine Around the Square is nearing. The event is an annual fundraiser to help fight Breast Cancer in Rutherford County and to raise awareness of the prevalent disease. Thi.... Read More

Probation, Information Technology to Move Into Old Judicial Building - Rutherford County Museum to Open in Courthouse

Aug 31, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

The old Rutherford County Judicial Building is being renovated. Mayor Bill Ketron said the first office to move will be from the courthouse and across the street…And on.... Read More

Mask Mandate Extended in Rutherford County, but ENDS for Neighboring Williamson County

Aug 31, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

While the order requiring residents to wear a facemask in Rutherford County has been extended through September 30, 2020, the order in one neighboring county has ended complet.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services a Pilot Agency for “TN Save a Life-First Responder” Substance Abuse Outreach Program

Aug 28, 2020 at 08:46 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) will serve as a pilot agency for the “TN Save a Life-First Responder” substance ab.... Read More

New Broadband Fund Announced for District 14

Aug 27, 2020 at 04:01 pm by WGNS

Senator Shane Reeves from Rutherford County sent out emails to residents and media informing them on Wednesday that Tennessee has secured over $4.8 million in funding for inte.... Read More

Tennessee has more despair than most places

Aug 27, 2020 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Tennessee is experiencing a great deal of distress. Zippia.com recently analyzed depression, addiction, poverty, and other metrics to find the states where Americans are hurti.... Read More

Rutherford County Unemployment Drops by 1.4% landing on a 9.1% Jobless Rate

Aug 27, 2020 at 02:36 pm by WGNS

The unemployment situation in three-quarters of Tennessee’s 95 counties continued to improve in July following business closures earlier in the year due to the COVID-19.... Read More

Local Bowling Alley to OPEN this September inside the former Sears store

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:41 am by WGNS

Strike and Spare Family Fun Center on NW Broad Street will soon OPEN to a new home inside the shopping mall on Old Fort Parkway. General manager Phillip Cox sai.... Read More

Rutherford County Tourism Reports $385 Million in 2019 Travel Spending

Aug 26, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Tourism in Rutherford County, Tennessee hit an all-time high in 2019 with $385 million in travel expenditures, according to recently released n.... Read More