Riverdale High School promotes wrestling with special in-school event

Dec 02, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) This week, the Warriors of Riverdale High School faced off against the Raiders of Spring Hill during a special in-school match. “Our goal of the.... Read More

New Police Chief and New Staff Attorney for the Town of Smyrna Hit the Pavement on Tuesday, November 29th

Dec 02, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tennessee—Brian D. Hercules, Town Manager, announced Jason King has been hired as a staff attorney. King assumed the position in his new role for Smyrna on Novem.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford / Tennessee Oncology Creating Hub for Outpatient Cancer Care Center

Dec 02, 2022 at 11:24 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford today announced construction of a multi-story, multi-specialty medical office building that will house a new cancer c.... Read More

Choice Lanes to Allow for a Quicker Commute Between Murfreesboro and Nashville - at a Choice Price

Dec 02, 2022 at 11:13 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The Tennessee Department of Transportation suggests they have discussed an idea to increase travel reliability and travel speeds on area interstat.... Read More

Rep. Mike Sparks Hosts Annual Chili Cookoff with Knox County Mayor Glenn Jacobs aka WWE Wrestler Kane

Dec 01, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS News

(Smyrna, TN) State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, today announced the 11th Annual Chili Cook Off on Friday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. at Gateway Classic Cars in Smyrna. All p.... Read More

EDUCATION: Collaborative Conferencing in Rutherford County, Commentary by JC Bowman

Dec 01, 2022 at 08:57 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) COMMENTARY: Seemingly every year across the state “collaborative conferencing” gets debated by stakeholders and policymakers.  In Ruth.... Read More

State Veterinarian Urges Biosecurity to Prevent Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Nov 30, 2022 at 01:51 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee State Veterinarian is issuing an alert for domesticated bird owners who also engage in bird hunting. Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) is prevalent in wil.... Read More

MTSU makes permanent MT Engage program that centers student engagement, reflection

Nov 25, 2022 at 11:14 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Julia Myatt is passionate about using the MT Engage program to get students fully immersed in the classroom experience. The pro.... Read More

Rutherford County has the 5th Lowest Unemployment Rate in the State of Tennessee

Nov 25, 2022 at 11:11 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Unemployment in a majority of Tennessee’s counties remained below 5% during October 2022, according to newly released data from the Department of.... Read More

Promising Year Ahead for TN Promise Students

Nov 23, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) recently launched a state-level vision and initiative to create a momentum-building year with key goals to increase the&n.... Read More

UPDATE: Suspect in Smyrna Twice Daily Convenience Store Murder Scheduled for January Court Hearing

Nov 18, 2022 at 10:41 am by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TN) The suspect accused of brazenly shooting and killing Nicholas Patterson, a 9-year employee of Twice Daily in Smyrna, is scheduled to appear in a Rutherford County.... Read More

Linebaugh Hosts Local Author Elinda Beanland for Book Signing

Nov 16, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS Radio News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Linebaugh Public Library is pleased to host local author Elinda Beanland for a book signing on Saturday, December 3rd, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The aut.... Read More

Rutherford County has Some of the Lowest Prices on Fuel in Tennessee

Nov 16, 2022 at 10:17 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Tennessee has the 7th lowest price of regular unleaded fuel in the nation right now, with an average price of $3.24 per gallon throughout the Volunte.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's School Resource Officers on the air with WGNS, Talking about teens, cyber-bulling and more!

Nov 16, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

Today, WGNS host Scott Walker spoke with School Resource Officers from the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sargent’s Scott Culp and Dustin Cox talked about the.... Read More

Today's Interview with Dr. Harrelson focuses on Premature Births in Middle Tennessee - Things to Lookout For and More

Nov 08, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

In highlighting prematurity awareness month, WGNS spoke to Dr. Elizabeth U. Harrelson, Neonatologist, with Ascension Saint Thomas. Her hope is to raise awareness of the matern.... Read More

Inmate Found Unresponsive at Rutherford Co. Adult Detention Center Dies

Nov 07, 2022 at 03:33 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) An inmate found unresponsive in his cell died Sunday at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center, said Chief Deputy Keith Lowery. Detention dep.... Read More

Monday Gas Prices Show that Rutherford County has the 4th Lowest Average Fuel Prices in the State

Nov 07, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) On Monday morning, the average price of regular unleaded gas throughout Tennessee stood at $3.25 per gallon, making the Volunteer State the 6th leas.... Read More

Stewarts Creek Robotics Club driving interest in STEM industries

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

Stewarts Creek Middle School has no shortage of after-school clubs. The cafeteria turns into an archery range when the bell rings. Art club, photography, book club and choir a.... Read More

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Welcomes New Vice President of Development and Engagement

Nov 03, 2022 at 03:37 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently welcomed its newest team member, Lucie Burchfield, Vice President of Development and Engagem.... Read More

SCAM UPDATE: Another Scam from Person Claiming to be With or Helping the Sheriff's Office

Nov 03, 2022 at 12:14 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reports a Murfreesboro woman received a phone call Wednesday asking for a donation to help Sheriff’s.... Read More