COMMENTARY: MTSU Professor Highlights the Need to DROP The Political FLUFF as we Near November 8th Election Date

Aug 09, 2022 at 06:31 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Dealing with the issues and leaving the fluff behind, is what some people wish politicians and news networks would do as we inch closer to the November 8th State a.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Adds Well-Known Community Member to Board of Directors

Aug 08, 2022 at 05:16 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has announced that Kristin Demos, longtime Vice President of Brand and Retail for Demos Brands, has joined the hospital&rs.... Read More

Special Police Escort Back to School for Daughter of Fallen Police Officer in Rutherford County

Aug 08, 2022 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Monday (08/08/2022) was the first day of school for Anna Stolinsky, daughter of La Vergne Police Lt. Kevin Stolinsky who passed away on November 12, 2021. This was her first d.... Read More

UPDATE: Woman Allegedly Steals Good Samaritan’s SUV After Victim Stopped to Help Her - Child Was In Stolen SUV

Aug 08, 2022 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

UPDATED on 08/08/2022: MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A 19-year-old woman is in custody after allegedly stealing a Good Samaritan’s SUV with an 18-year-old and a minor.... Read More

Average Gas Prices Down 19-Cents in Rutherford County for Reg. Unleaded and Diesel Drops to $4.64/g

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 16.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.58/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of.... Read More

Monday: Stephanie Murphy

Aug 08, 2022 at 08:11 am by Producer

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

Tennessee Has a 6.6% Gender Homeownership Gap, Above U.S. Average

Aug 08, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Homeownership is a common goal for millions of Americans, but a number of social and economic factors can affect peoples’ ability to reach that milestone. From income to.... Read More
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MTSU helps Big Machine Music City Grand Prix and honors troops, veterans

Aug 06, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

For one shining moment, in the middle of the biggest Indy Car race in Tennessee, a future Army Reserve officer and incoming Middle Tennessee State University freshman from Wat.... Read More

SMYRNA UNITED WAY CHARITY GOLF SCRAMBLE

Aug 06, 2022 at 02:17 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  If you love to play golf, you need to be at the Smyrna Municipal Golf Course this coming Friday (8/19/2022). The Smyrna United Way Charity Golf Scramble has.... Read More

The Rutherford County District Attorney's Show with Host J. Paul Newman

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

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(CONTINUED) Rutherford County Election Results and Interviews

Aug 05, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

WGNS spoke to several candidates on Election Night in Rutherford County. WGNS’ Bart Walker and Bryan Barrett covered the event on Thursday evening “LIVE.” In.... Read More
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August 4th Election Results

Aug 04, 2022 at 10:48 pm by WGNS

There are several new faces in local government after the August 4th county, municipal and state primary elections. 29,377 election day, early and absentee votes were c.... Read More

MPD: Missing Person Last Seen in the Murfreesboro, TN Area

Aug 04, 2022 at 10:25 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Murfreesboro Police have issued a BOLO (Be On the Lookout) for a 22-year-old African American female. Authorities told WGNS NEWS that Mya Christine.... Read More

Local Farmers Market at Lane Agri Park in Murfreesboro Continues - Now Thru Last Friday in October

Aug 04, 2022 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN - August is peak produce time in Tennessee for many of your favorite fruits and vegetables. Farmers markets from east to west and in between are packed with f.... Read More

University brings in a record $17.2M-plus in donations during fundraising year

Aug 04, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University boasted a record fundraising year for 2021-22, bringing in more than $17.2 million in private donations.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools are the 4th Largest District in Tennessee

Aug 04, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The Rutherford County Schools wrapped up the 2021-2022 school year with 300-students shy of hitting the 50-thousand mark. On Friday, the county scho.... Read More

Central Valley Greenway to be Extended and the Latest Disc Golf Course on Central Valley Road

Aug 04, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Frisbee golf has been a popular hobby for local residents, which is why there are three courses in Rutherford County. One course is at Barfield Crescent Park in Murfreesboro,.... Read More

Indictment: Rutherford County Sheriff's Office / ATF and Other Agencies Investigate the Theft of 37-Firearms at Gun Stores

Aug 03, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TENNESSEE - A case that involved the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and MTSU Police, among other departments working with the ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco.... Read More

MTSU faculty mentor undergrads through research experiences

Aug 03, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

PHOTO Above: Shown recently in an MTSU Science Building chemistry lab, Hannah Michael of Hampton, New Hampshire, a junior at St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, sai.... Read More

Goodness Gracious Restaurant and Catering Opens in Early August at Fountains at Gateway

Aug 03, 2022 at 12:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Goodness Gracious Restaurant and Catering, a family-owned and chef-run Southern gourmet restaurant, will open at Fountains at Gateway early this mo.... Read More