Local Volunteers Spread Joy Worldwide Through Operation Christmas Child

Dec 05, 2023 at 02:34 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro,  TN - In a heartwarming celebration of generosity and goodwill, area volunteers are rejoicing as tens of thousands of gift-filled shoeboxes are collected fo.... Read More

SATURDAY: Parade of Lights and the Snow Rink in LaVergne

Nov 28, 2023 at 07:02 am by WGNS News

LA VERGNE, TN – This Saturday (12/02/23) will mark the 13th annual Parade of Lights at 5 p.m. in La Vergne, Tennessee. The parade begins at the La Vergn.... Read More

Helping to Provide a Christmas to Adults with Intellectual Disabilities in Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Nov 27, 2023 at 07:28 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In this interview, WGNS' Scott Walker talked to Journeys in Community Living Development Director Dana Smith about ways that you can get involved wit.... Read More

COMMENTARY: The Retail Merge of Thanksgiving and Christmas, by Professor Larry Burriss

Nov 13, 2023 at 02:54 pm by WGNS News

Years ago, there was a line drawn between the dates leading up to Thanksgiving and Christmas. But today, there's no line between the dates and a visit to any retailer would.... Read More

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas!

Nov 12, 2023 at 02:23 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) Like the old song proclaims, "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas"! And yes, some hours in the day even feel like it. Scout troops selling Christma.... Read More

Holiday Extravaganza Arts & Crafts Sale this Friday-Saturday at Senior Center

Sep 25, 2023 at 11:39 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) There's definitely a hint of fall in the air, especially at the St. Clair Street Senior Center (325 St. Clair St.) this coming Friday and Saturday (9/29-30/2023.... Read More

THANK Our Emergency Responders, Especially At Christmas

Dec 17, 2022 at 02:55 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’ in the 911 Communications Center at the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office, 940 New Salem H.... Read More

A Brief Media Commentary on a Classic... A Charlie Brown Christmas

Dec 05, 2022 at 07:05 pm by WGNS News

This week's media commentary with MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss may hit home to a number of listeners in some way or another… it’s about a highly bel.... Read More

Help Less Fortunate Rutherford County Families with Christmas Gifts

Nov 30, 2022 at 07:16 pm by WGNS Radio News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) It’s time to have some “good food and fun” at Toot’s while raising funds to take students shopping for Christmas. Ruthe.... Read More

Main Street Holiday Sip, Shop, and Stroll This Evening in Downtown Murfreesboro

Nov 04, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) Main Street Murfreesboro will host the Holiday Sip, Shop, and Stroll this evening (Friday, November 4th) from 5 to 8pm and all-day Saturday with local store.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Gearing Up for Annual Christmas "Shop with a Cop"

Oct 07, 2022 at 11:35 am by WGNS News

We are only a few months away from the “Shop with a Cop” Christmas program and the Murfreesboro Police Department reports they are in need of some major help&helli.... Read More

NORAD Prepares to Track Santa

Dec 22, 2021 at 12:20 pm by WGNS

Every day of the year, NORAD defends North America using an all-domain and globally integrated approach to track everything that flies in and around Canada and the United Stat.... Read More

Heart attack deaths more likely during winter holiday season than any other time of year

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Scientific research over time has shown an uptick in cardiac events during the winter holiday season, and more people die from heart attacks between D.... Read More

Child with Stage IV Cancer has a wish list this Christmas, some of which has come true

Dec 20, 2021 at 06:29 pm by WGNS

A 10-year-old boy got a surprise that was on his young bucket list...James, who lives in Middle Tennessee, has Stage IV Ewing's Sarcoma (cancer). The young man who is called.... Read More

The Time is NOW to Send Gifts Via FedEx to Loved Ones for Christmas (with audio)

Dec 14, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

It’s time to get packing - packing and sending gifts for loved ones that is...Scroll down for exact details on FedEx'ing...   Continued...Recap for Sending Gi.... Read More

Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Huge Success

Dec 13, 2021 at 03:34 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  With sunny skies and temperatures around 50-degrees, the Murfreesboro Christmas Parade was a huge success. Emergency vehicles were the first to roll at.... Read More

Commentary: Charlie Brown's Christmas and a little history from one MTSU Professor

Dec 13, 2021 at 12:50 pm by WGNS

Watching A Charlie Brown Christmas has been a long time favorite for children and adults each holiday season. With more, here's MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...  .... Read More

Rydell “Super” Mayes Jr. Christmas Give Back Event in Murfreesboro

Dec 09, 2021 at 09:33 am by WGNS

If you are searching for holiday cheer, you can find it at the Rydell “Super” Mayes Jr. Christmas Give Back Event. This time of year, is all about giving back and.... Read More

18 Needy Families Need Secret Santa’s in Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Dec 06, 2021 at 06:21 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “The Child Advocacy Center has made Christmas magical for thousands of needy child abuse victims over the last 21 years,” said director S.... Read More

Toot's Fundraiser brings in OVER $8,500 for less fortunate children in Rutherford County to shop for Christmas

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

(Click the photo above this story to see all the pictures) Thanks to local residents who dined Toot’s in Murfreesboro on November 30th,   less fortunate childr.... Read More