Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Names New Assistant Chief of Suppression

Dec 06, 2023 at 05:31 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Chief Mark McCluskey has named Josh Oliver as the new Assistant Chief of Suppression. “I look for.... Read More

Rutherford County Seeing Public Safety Growth to Keep Pace with Population

Oct 04, 2023 at 02:07 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – With the September opening of another Public Health and Safety facility, Rutherford County is quickly seeing an all encompassing approach to.... Read More

Non-Profit A Soldier's Child Announces the Pre-Sell of their New Tennessee License Plate

Jun 01, 2023 at 07:46 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A Soldier's Child Foundation has announced a new Tennessee license plate. The Smyrna based non-profit told WGNS these specialty plates are only availab.... Read More

New School Principals Named for the Murfreesboro City Schools

May 31, 2023 at 05:15 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Dr. Trey Duke, Director of Murfreesboro City Schools, is proud to announce the appointment of principals for the upcoming school year.  Mr. Adam Bryso.... Read More

Rutherford County Farmers' Market at the Lane Agri-Park is Back in Full Swing with New Additions and MORE Every Tuesday and Friday Morning

May 22, 2023 at 07:23 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Farmer’s Market at the Lane Agri-Park on John R. Rice Boulevard is back in full swing with the next market day scheduled for this Tuesday mor.... Read More

Welcome: New Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies and School Resource Officers

May 05, 2023 at 07:47 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Welcome, new patrol deputies and SROs at the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office in Murfreesboro. The hires include five new patrol deputies and t.... Read More

New Assistant Safety Director for the Rutherford County Schools

Feb 23, 2023 at 03:06 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Sean Martin has been named as the first assistant safety director for the Rutherford County Schools. In 2006 Martin began his career with the Murfreesb.... Read More

New In-Car Police Cameras Linked to Body Cams Being Installed in Murfreesboro Patrol Vehicles

Jan 23, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

The Murfreesboro Police Department began the installation process of new in-car camera’s this past week, which will be linked to the new body-cams that police officers w.... Read More

Senior Judge who Served as a Rutherford Co. Circuit Court Judge for 24-Years is One of 5 on the New Rutherford County Board of Juvenile Detention Center Commission

Oct 04, 2022 at 10:21 am by WGNS News

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a criminal court judge? If you think you have the stomach for such a task, there are a few things one should think about bef.... Read More

Ground breaking for Kittrell public safety and health building

Mar 14, 2022 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron, county commissioners and first responders helped break ground Thursday for the Public Safety and Health Building to serve the Kittrell c.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department Receives Greenlight to Move Forward with Building New Administration Facility

Mar 03, 2022 at 04:36 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue is moving closer to building a new administration building, which will be built at the Doug Young Public Safety Training Center…That was Fi.... Read More

State Representative Tim Rudd of Murfreesboro Highlights Funding for Schools and Testing

Feb 24, 2022 at 04:08 pm by WGNS

More money may be going into the Murfreesboro City School System, along with other public education facilities by the end of 2022, but some lawmakers are leery of the latest.... Read More

More Transparency - Proposal will allow victims to better understand the sentencing of suspects or offenders

Feb 24, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

Legislation to improve sentencing transparency in Tennessee advanced out of the Tennessee House Criminal Justice Subcommittee last week.House Bill 2657, also known as the Tran.... Read More

New Indoor Soccer Facility to Likely Open in June of 2022

Feb 22, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Parks and Rec continue to build an indoor soccer facility in the northern portion of Rutherford County near the York VA Medical Center. The new structure is in th.... Read More

Local student releases new book, “Daddy, Is it OK to Cry”

Feb 21, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) – Detario Yancey, a senior Social Work major at Middle Tennessee State University, has released his first book, Daddy, Is it OK to Cry.”  T.... Read More

Diana Health brings a new model of healthcare for women and their families to Smyrna - Grand Opening Celebration March 5th

Feb 07, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS

Diana Health launched its new, modern medical clinic in Smyrna, Tennessee his past week (February 4th) and is planning to host a Grand Opening Celebration next month.Diana H.... Read More

Foundation to provide hope for residents in need of a helping hand

Jan 06, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

With three major projects completed through community outreach, the LaVergne based “We Are Hope Foundation” has been formally established. The mission of the Found.... Read More

Murfreesboro joins legal battle over the creation of a new landfill adjacent to Middle Point Landfill and realizes initial success

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — On December 20th, Davidson County Chancery Court Judge Russell T. Perkins ordered that, in light of newly discovered evidence, the application.... Read More

Highlighting Several New Laws in Tennessee

Dec 29, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

With the new year around the corner, you can expect several new laws. With a glimpse of the changes, here is WGNS’ Ron Jordan...Scroll down to read a few more law change.... Read More
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MTSU “Main Street Studios” Opened Friday, Dec. 3, 2021

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University is fine-tuning its reputation as a "Grammy-winner factory,” this time with the official gran.... Read More