23rd Annual Earth Day on the Historic Murfreesboro Square THIS Saturday

Apr 19, 2024 at 06:11 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The 23rd annual Earth Day Celebration is this Saturday on the historic downtown Murfreesboro square... That was Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE).... Read More

Buzz: Contrary to Speculation, Tennessee to Only See One Cicada Brood Emerge in May

Apr 19, 2024 at 10:01 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - It may be one of the most talked-about phenomenons in Middle Tennessee... The return of the Cicadas in Mid May... Agriculture Extension Agent Mitchel.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks Legislation Tracks Psychiatric Bed Tracking

Apr 17, 2024 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

(With Audio) Nashville, TN - The Temessee House unanimously approved legislation to help ease the burden on hospitals in Tennessee. House Bill 827, sponsored by State Rep.... Read More

Community Unites in Memory of Boy Scout: Sobriety Checkpoint Promotes Road Safety

Apr 17, 2024 at 10:57 am by Chandelar Williams

Rutherford County, TN - In a heartfelt tribute to a young life lost to a tragic accident, drivers on Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna expressed gratitude towards law enforcement o.... Read More

Lane Agri-Park's Bustling Season Begins with the Return of the Farmers' Next Month

Apr 15, 2024 at 09:25 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The local Rutherford County Farmers' Market is gearing up to reopen for the 49th year. Commencing on Friday, May 10, the Lane Agri-Park will come to life.... Read More

Smyrna Town Manager to Retire

Apr 15, 2024 at 10:25 am by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tennessee—Brian D. Hercules has announced his retirement as Town Manager of Smyrna after nearly six years of dedicated service. “It has been a privilege to.... Read More

Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County This Week (April 15, 2024)

Apr 15, 2024 at 07:03 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas has risen by .8-cents over the past week in Tennessee, with Monday's price hitting $3.28.... Read More

Listen: Family Businesses and a 35th Anniversary in Your 5-Minute Good Health Update from Sunshine Nutrition Center

Apr 15, 2024 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

  WGNS takes a look at getting healthy and making positive choices to feel better with Kim Hillsman Dunaway from Sunshine Nutrition Center. Today, we focus on the operat.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Receives Regional Award

Apr 13, 2024 at 10:40 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Tennessee Department of Health’s Mid-Cumberland Regional Office has chosen the Rutherford County Health Department as the Outstanding Hea.... Read More

Smyrna Police Search for Burglary Suspects – Do You Recognize These Subjects?

Apr 12, 2024 at 07:48 am by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - The Smyrna Police Department is actively seeking the public's assistance in identifying two individuals believed to be involved in a recent burglary in a reside.... Read More

Op-Ed: Mike Sparks: "Uncommon solutions can help fix student behavioral health problems."

Apr 09, 2024 at 08:12 am by WGNS

(OpEd from 49th District State Rep. Mike Sparks - "Behavioral Health")  During my years in public service, I’ve always had a simple goal: to improve my community an.... Read More

Charity Celebrity Chess Tournament this Saturday in Murfreesboro

Apr 08, 2024 at 10:55 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN - Rutherford County Property Assessor Rob Mitchell has launched a chess program in Rutherford County that will benefit local at-risk children. This celebrity.... Read More

Rutherford County Holds on to Lower Gas Prices than Most Counties

Apr 08, 2024 at 09:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – As we close out the first day of a new week, gas prices once again inched upwards compared to prices this past week, with the cost of fuel in.... Read More

Listen: Curbing the Aches and Pains of Arthritis in Your 5-Minute Good Health Update with Sunshine Nutrition Center

Apr 08, 2024 at 07:00 am by WGNS News

WGNS takes a look at getting healthy and making positive choices to feel better with Kim Hillsman Dunaway from Sunshine Nutrition Center. The show today focuses on Arthritis a.... Read More

Political: Mike Jones Suspends Campaign for Circuit Court Judge and Offers Support for Judge Terry Fann

Apr 04, 2024 at 09:19 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Murfreesboro resident Mike Jones announces that he is suspending his campaign for Circuit Court Judge 16th Judicial District, Division 1, and will be s.... Read More

Rutherford County has Low Mental Health Vulnerabilities

Apr 03, 2024 at 06:06 pm by WGNS News

The State Collaborative On Reforming Education (SCORE) and NashvilleHealth hosted more than 200 community, education and mental health leaders this week to explore ways to.... Read More

Listen: Your 5-Minute Good Health Update from Sunshine Nutrition Center

Apr 03, 2024 at 02:07 pm by WGNS News

WGNS takes a look a getting healthy and making positive choices to feel better with Kim Hillsman Dunaway from Sunshine Nutrition Center. Visit Sunshine Nutrition Center&.... Read More

Listen: Allergies, Testosterone and Castor Oil in Your 5-Minute Good Health Update from Sunshine Nutrition Center

Apr 01, 2024 at 01:30 pm by WGNS News

WGNS takes a look a getting healthy and making positive choices to feel better with Kim Hillsman Dunaway from Sunshine Nutrition Center. The show today focuses on allergies,.... Read More

February Statistics Show Decreases in Unemployment for Cities Within Rutherford County

Mar 28, 2024 at 06:27 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County boasts the third-lowest unemployment rate in the state, standing at just 2.2%. Data released by the State of Tennessee reveals that.... Read More

Homecoming: Tennessee National Guard's 251st Military Police Company Returns from Overseas Deployment

Mar 26, 2024 at 10:30 am by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - Nearly 150 soldiers from the Tennessee National Guard’s 251st Military Police Company returned home on Thursday, March 21, after a nearly year-long deployme.... Read More