The Art of Product Placement Today Vs. the Days of Hamlet - Commentary by Dr. Larry Burriss

Sep 14, 2022 at 07:03 pm by WGNS News

Have you ever thought about product placement advertising in your favorite TV show or movie? Have you ever wondered if there were product placements Hamlet? With more on the.... Read More

Write a Letter to the Future City of LaVergne, TN - To Be Opened in 2072

Jul 14, 2022 at 01:13 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Citizens are encouraged to help fill the City of La Vergne's 50th anniversary time capsule by submitting a letter to the future. The time capsule will.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Place Names Part 2

Jun 23, 2022 at 07:35 am by WGNS

This is Flashback Frank of the Rutherford County Historical Society. Place names in Rutherford County…  We drive down a road or through a tiny community or past a.... Read More

Flashback Frank - Place Names Part 1

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:45 am by WGNS

This is Flashback Frank of the Rutherford County Historical Society. We’ve all done it; we’ve all wondered where certain names originated.  Names of communit.... Read More

The Heritage Center Hosts Free Public Lecture with MTSU alumnus and historian Leigh Ann Gardner

Mar 21, 2022 at 09:39 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN: The Heritage Center of Murfreesboro and Rutherford County invites the public to join us on Thursday, March 31st, at 6 p.m. for a presentation and Q&A wit.... Read More

Rutherford Arts Alliance Gives Voice to Women from Our Past

Mar 10, 2022 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – The Rutherford Arts Alliance announces the world premiere of Party of Twelve by Mary Donnet Johnson, an original play that illuminates just a few of t.... Read More

Dr. Melba Beals Visits Bradley School Students in Murfreesboro to better experience history

Feb 18, 2022 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Virtual school, fieldtrips and zoom meetings have become a part of the culture in schools across Murfreesboro over the past two years. From pen pal experien.... Read More
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Main Street Annual Meeting includes Downtown awards and new Board members for 2022

Feb 16, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

Main Street Murfreesboro held its annual meeting on February 15 at The Walnut House downtown.  Due to covid precautions the meeting only included board and committee memb.... Read More

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
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History in Middle Tennessee and Fort Negley to be Discussed in Murfreesboro on Saturday

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

Click above photo to see more pictures. Rutherford County Archaeological Society (RCAS) to host a Special Presentation this SaturdayThe Rutherford County Archaeological Societ.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron Announces Ribbon Cutting for Historic Courthouse Museum

Nov 16, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(November 16, 2021) Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron invites the community to a special ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the County&rs.... Read More

MTSU Professor to lead Oct. 13th lunch-and-learn at Tennessee State Museum on epidemics, media

Oct 08, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

Tennessee State Museum will host “Constructing Outbreaks in Tennessee: How Disease Shaped the Volunteer State,” an Oct. 13 free Lunch-and-Learn with Middle Te.... Read More

“BACK IN TIME: BACK TO SCHOOL” The Story of the One-Room School House

Jul 29, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

Saturday, August 7th from 9-12pm during the Main Street Market in Downtown Murfreesboro, there will be a “Back to School Party”. Shacklett’s Photography will.... Read More

Michele Emerson named Murfreesboro’s first female City Engineer

Jul 02, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Michele Emerson has been named the first female City Engineer for the City of Murfreesboro after four years serving in the Engi.... Read More

Historical Commission Grants Help MTSU and the 5th Bedford County Courthouse

Jun 23, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Historical Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, has announced 35 Federal Historic Preservation Fund (HPF) grants totaling over $929,515 awarded fo.... Read More

Rutherford County Historian Receives NSDAR’s Historic Preservation Medal

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Historian Greg Tucker recently received the Historic Preservation Medal presented by the National Society of the Daughters of the.... Read More

Juneteenth to be Celebrated in Murfreesboro Over Three Day Period

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Juneteenth will be celebrated at the historic Bradley Academy in Murfreesboro over a three-day period. The event will start on Thursday June 17th and close with a final event.... Read More

The Freedom Riders Sixty Years Ago

Jun 03, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Last month marked 60-years since the Freedom Riders made their way to Montgomery, Alabama in an attempt to end the racial divide across the South. With more on this story, h.... Read More

Dam At Sam Davis Home: Will $ or History Win?

May 22, 2021 at 11:59 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Here’s an update on the continuing saga of whether or not to keep the dam on Stewarts Creek at the Sam Davis Home.Could the group seeking $1.5-million in mi.... Read More

Black History Month: Pioneer in Media Frederick Douglass Died 126-Years Ago on This Week

Feb 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Frederick Douglass, known around the country and throughout the world for a huge list of inspirational movements and accomplishments – died 126 years ago on February 20,.... Read More