14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference at MTSU - Hear the true 1942 story of survival from a Child's Perspective

Sep 20, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) The 14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference will take place at MTSU this Thursday and Friday in Murfreesboro... That was Dr. Elyce Helford, direc.... Read More

Another Property Rental Scam in Rutherford County

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) In this day and age, it’s always important to make sure you know who you are doing business with. This is especially true if you're planning to r.... Read More

Fair provides MTSU students volunteer opportunities in community, on campus

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:39 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Dozens of Middle Tennessee State University students were recently introduced to 16 Murfreesboro-area organizations seeking voluntee.... Read More
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Speaker Cameron Sexton Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:25 pm by WGNS News

On Friday, September 16, 2022, the Recovery Court for Rutherford and Cannon Counties held a graduation at the Judicial Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. C.... Read More

Man Wanted for Questioning in Smyrna, TN after Alleged Theft

Sep 19, 2022 at 12:42 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN – In Smyrna, police are asking for the help of the community in identifying a man who is wanted for questioning. Evidently, authorities believe he may be tied.... Read More

Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne see average price at the pump under $3 at $2.97 per gallon (reg)

Sep 19, 2022 at 12:31 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Tennessee gas prices fell, on average, four cents per gallon over last week. This marks the third straight week of declines in the state gas price aver.... Read More

'Best Cities for Beer Lovers' - Murfreesboro, TN Makes the Middle of the List

Sep 19, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) When it comes to beer, Murfreesboro was ranked as the 88th Best City for Beer Lovers! The list was compiled by Lawnlove.com, of course beer and yardwork oft.... Read More

After 1 Collapsed Lung and Two Weeks in the NICU, Murfreesboro Baby is Home

Sep 19, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - It was a day of celebration and love for Kara Forge, who was 33 weeks pregnant. Kara’s family gathered together to throw her a shower for her soo.... Read More

Local Author Releases New Book, 'Not In Kansas Anymore'

Sep 19, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — Author and speaker Carol B. Ghattas has announced the release of her latest book, Not in Kansas Anymore: Finding Home in Cross-Cultural Service, publi.... Read More

Three new members join Rutherford County School Board

Sep 16, 2022 at 02:54 pm by WGNS News

Three new faces have been elected to the Rutherford County Board of Education, and new leaders have been selected to lead the Board. Tammy Sharp, who won her second term on t.... Read More
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Seniors Slip Into the 25th Anniversary of AdamsPlace in Murfreesboro

Sep 16, 2022 at 02:33 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) AdamsPlace in Murfreesboro celebrated their 25th anniversary on Friday. From grilled hamburgers to a water-slide, the event was enjoyed by everyone..... Read More

Man claiming to be a Rutherford Co. Sheriff's Sgt. calling Starbucks - Telling employees they owe a $1,500 fine

Sep 16, 2022 at 11:17 am by WGNS News

A man claiming to be a sergeant with the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office called a local Starbucks in Murfreesboro, claiming one of the workers owed $1,500 in fines. The unk.... Read More

Buyer Beware: Local resident scammed in UT Football ticket purchase

Sep 16, 2022 at 10:41 am by WGNS News

Buying tickets online can be risky if you’re not purchasing the tickets from a well-known source… this was the lesson learned for one Murfreesboro resident. The v.... Read More

Subject allegedly alters name on check and tries to cash it at local bank

Sep 15, 2022 at 09:39 pm by WGNS News

  A 35-year-old Nashville man allegedly tried to cash a check that was not his. A police report shows the suspect went to an F & M Bank branch in Murfreesboro and pr.... Read More

TBI: Rutherford County man arrested in a Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Case

Sep 15, 2022 at 03:28 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A popular beach destination by thousands of Rutherford County residents was the site of an alleged crime against children - - a crime that allegedly.... Read More

MTSU names 2022-23 Distinguished, Young Alumni, True Blue Citations of Distinction honorees

Sep 15, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University is again recognizing outstanding alumni who represent excellence and distinction through their pro.... Read More

The Statewide Jobless Rate Increases for the First Time in Three Months

Sep 15, 2022 at 02:33 pm by WGNS News

TENNESSEE - After three consecutive months of steady, near record low unemployment across the state, Tennessee’s jobless rate inched up slightly in August, according to.... Read More

SATURDAY: PAWS Pet Fest for Rutherford County

Sep 15, 2022 at 01:48 pm by WGNS News

Pet owners in Rutherford County are encouraged to visit PAWS for the PAWS Pet Fest this Saturday (Sept. 17, 2022). PAWS Media Specialist Gracie Martin stated... Again, Pe.... Read More

Avian Influenza Detected in Tennessee

Sep 15, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS News

TENNESSEE - A strain of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) has sickened a poultry flock in West Tennessee. To protect the health of other domesticated birds, the State V.... Read More

Education Commissioner, lawmakers to host community forum on Sept. 22 in Smyrna

Sep 14, 2022 at 08:45 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Education Commissioner Penny Schwinn will join the Rutherford County legislative delegation for an education forum on Thursday, September 22 from 6-7 pm at the S.... Read More