MTSU professor lands $950K in grants to study crime trends during COVID, human trafficking prevention

Mar 16, 2022 at 11:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU associate criminal justice administration professor Ben Stickle took six-years’ worth of policing experience fr.... Read More

Topic for Tuesday's WGNS Podcast: The Rutherford County Library System and an Upcoming Fundraiser for a New Bookmobile

Mar 15, 2022 at 09:14 am by Producer

Today on the Action Line, WGNS’ Scott Walker spoke with Rutherford County Library Director Rita Shacklett and Mark Crocker with the RCLS Foundation. Crocker told WGNS ab.... Read More

TUESDAY: Jessica Wing

Mar 15, 2022 at 08:30 am by Producer

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

Canned food items in exchange for overdue book fines in Rutherford County

Mar 14, 2022 at 05:28 pm by WGNS

For those who have been unable to utilize their library card due to overdue books in recent months or even years in some cases, will have the opportunity to wipe those fines.... Read More

Monday: Timmy Reynolds

Mar 14, 2022 at 08:14 am by Producer

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: Timmy Reynolds  The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at 192.... Read More

Alise Housden Joins Legal Aid Society as Housing Staff Attorney in Murfreesboro

Mar 11, 2022 at 05:57 pm by WGNS

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee and the Cumberlands, Tennessee’s largest nonprofit law firm, announced today that Alise Housden has joined the firm as a housing st.... Read More

Rep. Tim Rudd advances legislation to protect unaccompanied migrant children in Tennessee

Mar 11, 2022 at 05:43 pm by WGNS

Tennessee State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, is sponsoring legislation to address President Joe Biden’s disastrous immigration policies that brought unaccompanied migr.... Read More

New data shows 2021 was an expensive year for drivers who sustained vehicle damage from potholes

Mar 11, 2022 at 04:45 pm by WGNS

Spring is just around the corner and many Tennesseans will soon, if they haven’t already, face a familiar obstacle on the roadway — potholes. A new survey from AAA.... Read More

2009 Murfreesboro Cold Case - The Murder of Anthony Davis

Mar 11, 2022 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Like many cold cases involving murder, there is often one missing piece of the puzzle that has yet to be found. One of those cold cases involves the death of a Murfreesboro ma.... Read More

Flooding in Tennessee seems to be Increasing in Frequency - Is Tennessee Prepared?

Mar 11, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

On this WGNS Radio Podcast, host Scott Walker talks to FloodReadyTN.com guests Krissy Hurley with the National Weather Service in Nashville and Roger Lindsey, Chair of the T.... Read More

FRIDAY: James Persinger

Mar 11, 2022 at 08:30 am by Producer

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: James Persinger  The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at 19.... 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

Murfreesboro Police asking for public's help in two separate investigations

Mar 10, 2022 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

  A man who is considered to be a “Person of Interest” in a recent shoplifting case was caught on camera. Murfreesboro Police report an unidentified man ente.... Read More

Rutherford County saw a 0.4% climb in unemployment between December of 2021 and January of 2022

Mar 10, 2022 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

  The end of seasonal work at the start of the new year was one of the contributing factors that led to higher county unemployment rates across Tennessee in January.... Read More

Two Dead and One Arrested after Speeding Vehicle Crashes on I-24, East of Murfreesboro

Mar 10, 2022 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

  One person is in custody and two people were found deceased after a speeding car crashed on Interstate 24 Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 PM.Seconds before the crash,.... Read More

Dr. Jessica Crowder joins WGNS on the air Tuesday morning - Hear the Podcast HERE

Mar 08, 2022 at 09:03 am by Producer

Our guest today is Dr. Jessica Crowder with the Ascension Medical Group - Saint Thomas New Salem offices. Today, Dr. Crowder talked about preventative health screenings of all.... Read More

TUESDAY: Jenifer Cross

Mar 08, 2022 at 08:30 am by Producer

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

Tennessee State Parks Had $2.1 Billion Economic Impact in 2021

Mar 07, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $2.1 billion in Fiscal Year 2021, as the parks posted 38.5 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Departm.... Read More

UPDATE: Man Sentenced 30-years for 2016 Sex-Trafficking of 12-year-old who was Rescued in Franklin, TN

Mar 07, 2022 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: A man who was arrested at a Franklin, Tennessee hotel with a 12-year-old girl he was reportedly trafficking for sex in 2016, has finally been sentenced. 42-Year-old Ta.... Read More

UPDATE: MTSU Making Strides in the move of their Aerospace Program from Murfreesboro to Shelbyville

Mar 07, 2022 at 09:39 am by WGNS

WGNS continues to follow the growth of the MTSU Aerospace Program, which is making strides in receiving funding to build new classrooms and airplane hangars in nearby Shelbyvi.... Read More