UPDATE: Large NEW Outdoor / Indoor Music Venue in Murfreesboro along the Stones River in the Gateway District of Murfreesboro

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:05 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO) Local residents and music lovers throughout Tennessee are excited about an announcement made earlier this year regarding a new concert venue that w.... Read More

Free Summer Concert Series Returns to Murfreesboro Square This Friday (June 3rd)

Jun 02, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

Music is a big part of Tennessee and while a lot of the musical groups were born in Nashville, their songs flow into the surrounding areas. Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.... Read More
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Big Rig Blaze Tuesday At Love's Truck Stop

May 25, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

  (CHRISTIANA, TN)  On Tuesday (5/24/2022), units from Rutherford Fire-Rescue were dispatched to a tractor trailer truck fire at Love's Truck Stop on Buchanan Road.... Read More

MTSU fermentation science major receives $10K scholarship from brewer Terrapin

May 19, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Emily Beavers, a rising junior in the MTSU Fermentation Science program, is the second recipient of the Brewing Education Scholarshi.... Read More

The Music Returns to the Historic Square and to Patterson Park

May 19, 2022 at 05:13 pm by WGNS

Music is a big part of Tennessee and while a lot of the musical groups were born in Nashville, their songs flow into the surrounding areas. Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.... Read More
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Indoor Entertainment-Food, Plus Outdoor Amphitheater

May 19, 2022 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) At a press conference in the Murfreesboro City Hall's Rotunda, Mayor Shane McFarland announced that a $40-million corporate investment on city owned proper.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks announces tax relief programs available for Rutherford Co. residents

May 18, 2022 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, wants to raise awareness for two relief programs that allow eligible Rutherford County residents to save on their property taxes. The pr.... Read More

Delays Expected Saturday Afternoon Along Murfreesboro Road in La Vergne

May 18, 2022 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Delays are expected for drivers as Carry the Load is expected to make its way through La Vergne on Saturday afternoon. Carry the Load is a non-profit organ.... Read More

Main Street Saturday Market Returns to the Historic Rutherford County Square on Saturday

May 17, 2022 at 09:19 pm by WGNS

The Main Street Saturday Market returns to the historic downtown Murfreesboro square this weekend and nearly 70-vendors will be set up for the weekly event. Main Street Execut.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric's Tree Wise Program Sees Increase in School Participation

May 17, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Each year during February and March, Middle Tennessee Electric brings its educational initiative, Tree Wise, to local schools to teach students abou.... Read More

Tennessee Inclusive Restroom Sign Law Struck Down

May 17, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

The ACLU has announced their opinion on a federal judge striking down a Tennessee law on Tuesday (May 17, 2022) that required businesses and other entities that allow tra.... Read More

La Vergne Police to Implement New “Safe Summer” Campaign

May 16, 2022 at 09:34 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) As summer approaches and the school year draws to a close, the La Vergne Police Department wants the community to know it is committed to keeping the city s.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council holds Special Budget Review Session May 19

May 16, 2022 at 09:11 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in Special Session at 4:00 p.m. this Thursday, May 19, in the Council Chambers at City Hall for the purpose of reviewing the proposed F.... Read More

Tennessee Marks 10 Years of New Business Growth

Feb 17, 2022 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

Tennesseans achieved a remarkable milestone in the fourth quarter of 2021, 10 years of uninterrupted year-over-year growth in quarterly new business filings.The Tennessee Quar.... Read More

Tennessee sees 1.8% decline in consumer spending during COVID

Feb 15, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

The latest surge in COVID-19 cases caused by the Omicron variant once again disrupted an economic recovery that has been uneven to date. While most jurisdictions did not resor.... Read More

Inflation and the workforce - How it impacts all of us locally

Feb 07, 2022 at 10:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County does not stand alone for a price increase in just about every sector of business. State Representative Charlie Baum from Murfreesboro, TN told WGNS NEWS that.... Read More

Professors from MTSU discuss the economic outlook for Tennessee, M-Teach and the "Joys of the Season"

Dec 20, 2021 at 09:03 am by WGNS

Listen to the entire podcast above. Show details below... SEGMENT ONE – 8:10 a.m.GUEST:  Dr. Tim Graeff, professor of marketing and director of the MTSU Office of.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee supercharged Tennessee’s economic recovery

Dec 01, 2021 at 05:25 pm by WGNS

Recent research revealed that Governor Bill Lee’s decision to end federal unemployment benefits spurred the largest July hiring spree in Tennessee’s hi.... Read More

Tennessee consumer outlook plunges to all-time low

Oct 05, 2021 at 03:42 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Outlook among Tennessee consumers has plummeted to an all-time low, according to the latest statewide survey by Middle Tennessee State Un.... Read More

MTSU council applauds governor’s nod to importance of economics education

Oct 05, 2021 at 10:43 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Gov. Bill Lee signed a proclamation earlier this year that recognizes October as Economic Education Month in Tennessee.The designation was pet.... Read More