Retail, restaurant traffic rose ahead of July 4 in Tennessee metro areas

Jul 17, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Data analysis by a Middle Tennessee State University professor suggests that Fourth of July weekend preparations brought a substantial, but short-l.... Read More

Over $2,000 in Perfume Stolen from ULTA in Murfreesboro

Jul 17, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

On July 1st and July 10th, two subjects in Murfreesboro entered the Ulta store at 2615 Medical Center Parkway and allegedly took several bottles of perfume. The fragrances wer.... Read More

ACLU-TN Releases Report Analyzing Tennessee's Jail Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 16, 2020 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee released a comprehensive, statewide report that illustrates the cumulative impact of varying efforts to decarcerate local jails.... Read More

Volunteer Opportunity - Become a Tutor in Rutherford County for Read To Succeed

Jul 16, 2020 at 11:21 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn - If you are looking for a rewarding volunteer opportunity, please consider being an ESL (English Second Language) teacher or one-on-one tutor for adult lea.... Read More

September BORO PRIDE Event Cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19

Jul 13, 2020 at 11:05 am by WGNS

BoroPride, an event that was scheduled to take place this year is cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. The event was scheduled for September 19th in Murfreesboro.Ac.... Read More

Lawmakers announce art grants for Rutherford County

Jul 13, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

State Senators Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro) and Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) along with Representatives Charlie Baum (R-Murfreesboro), Tim Rudd (R-Murfreesboro), Bryan Terry (.... Read More

Masks or No Masks for Rutherford County School Students - That is the Question

Jul 13, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will open traditionally in August and all parents will also have a choice to select a distance-learning option, according to the reopening plan adopt.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Releases Mask Policy for Employees/General Public Referencing #RutherfordResponsible

Jul 09, 2020 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday that he will not mandate masks county-wide but instead has elected to follow a new initiative.... Read More

Trial Scheduled for Murder Captured on Video

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:36 pm by WGNS

A Murfreesboro murder that was apparently caught on video at a local apartment complex has been scheduled for trial.Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones stated...... Read More

Launch of Rutherford County's First Rotational Atherectomy Program

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has announced the launch of Rutherford County's first rotational atherectomy program. Implemented by Dr. Hady Lichaa of Ascensi.... Read More

Jobless Claims Back on the Rise in TN

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:06 am by WGNS

The TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development reports the largest jump in new jobless claims was set in 1982 with a record of 695,000 new claims. Now, Tennessee is with.... Read More

La Vergne Mayor Announces 2020 Citizen of the Year

Jul 08, 2020 at 11:37 am by WGNS

Mayor Jason Cole has selected the 2020 Citizen of the Year as part of his initiative for honoring citizens who make a difference in the community. This year’s recipient.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Donates $100K to Murfreesboro Charities

Jul 08, 2020 at 07:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Having just completed its merger with the Murfreesboro Electric Department, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) announced today $100,000 in donations to t.... Read More

Missing Person Report filed in Murfreesboro

Jul 07, 2020 at 07:05 pm by WGNS

A 24 year old Murfreesboro man has been listed as a missing person. Jace Markwez Tyson (5’7”/155lbs) was last seen at his place of employment on Hixson Blvd. in Le.... Read More

Saint Thomas Offers New Way to Connect with Loved Ones in Hospital

Jul 07, 2020 at 11:34 am by WGNS

As hospitals around the globe fight to keep communities safe by tightening visitation policies, many patients have been unable to see their loved ones' faces for weeks or even.... Read More

Free Workshop on Building your Credit Score

Jul 07, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

A FREE workshop will be held twice this month that will help families and individuals wanting to establish or work on their credit score. The program will also help with money.... Read More

Man Accused of Killing his Father due in Rutherford County Court this August

Jul 07, 2020 at 09:59 am by WGNS

Tanner Lancaster, a man accused of killing his father in Rutherford County, will appear in court this coming August.  District Attorney Jennings Jones told WGNS NEWS&hell.... Read More
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UPDATE: Teens Accused of Murdering 17-year old while Purchasing a Cellphone in Rutherford County to be tried as Adults

Jul 03, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

A 17-year-old high school junior who went to buy a cellphone he found for sale online was shot and killed when he arrived to purchase the phone. The suspects in the 2018 case.... Read More

3 Grand Juries met during the month of June in Rutherford County

Jul 03, 2020 at 11:04 am by WGNS

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, there was a lack of Grand Jury indictments over the past few months. In order for the courts to catch up on what was backlogged, this past Jun.... Read More

STOLEN in Rutherford County: Have YOU Seen This Trailer?

Jul 02, 2020 at 10:18 am by scott

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is asking, "Have you spotted this trailer?"Apparently, it was stolen over the past weekend (June 27, 2020). Authorities say the ste.... Read More