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

UPDATED: More Details on Smyrna Man Convicted for 2020 Rape on Florence Road in Murfreesboro

Nov 03, 2022 at 11:16 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) - UPDATED - We have more details on the conviction of a 41-year-old Smyrna, TN man who was found guilty on multiple rape charges late last month. Ilaz N.... Read More

Free Flu Vaccines at Rutherford County Health Department Offices Starting on November 9th

Nov 01, 2022 at 10:20 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Health is encouraging all Tennesseans over the age of 6 months to receive this year’s flu vaccine. Vaccinations for flu will be free on Wed.,.... Read More

Weekend Street Racer Enforcement by MNPD and THP Leads to Multiple Arrests

Oct 31, 2022 at 06:16 pm by WGNS News

  (NASHVILLE, TENN.) Two Rutherford County men, along with subjects from Memphis, Humboldt, Gallatin and Nashville are facing charges after a coordinated street racer en.... Read More

Marion McAdoo

Oct 28, 2022 at 09:16 am by Producer

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: Marion McAdoo The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at 1920 East.... Read More

UPDATE: Drug Take Back Events in Rutherford County on Saturday

Oct 27, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

UPDATED - (Rutherford County, Tenn.) Several Drug Take Back events will occur this weekend, one of which will be in La Vergne. There, the La Vergne Police Department announced.... Read More

Drug Take Back Day is This Saturday

Oct 25, 2022 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Sheriff’s deputies are teaming up with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration and community groups to dispose of unused and expired presc.... Read More

Beware of Ongoing Scams in Rutherford County and in Middle Tennessee

Oct 25, 2022 at 09:54 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn.) The scam involving a caller telling area residents they missed a court date continues in Rutherford and Bedford Counties. In recent incidents that.... Read More