TBI Releases 2021 Law Enforcement-Related Deaths Study

Mar 30, 2022 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

On Wednesday (03/30/22), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the Volunteer State d.... 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

85-Year-old Nashville woman originally from Lincoln County, TN has been missing since November 24, 2021

Feb 14, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The investigation into the disappearance of an 85-year-old woman who was last seen in the Nashville area continues. Authorities are hopeful that someone in Middle Tennessee ma.... Read More
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WGNS Radio Recognized in State of Tennessee Proclamation for Serving Community 75+ Years

Jan 31, 2022 at 10:52 am by WGNS

WGNS, which first came on the air in Rutherford County on December 31, 1946 at 10PM and had their first full day of broadcasting on January 1, 1947, received the honor of bein.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Releases Reconciled 2021 COVID-19 Data

Dec 27, 2021 at 08:50 pm by WGNS

Today, the Tennessee Department of Health (TDH) released year-end, reconciled COVID-19 data, process improvements and previewed 2022 operational priorities.“Year-end dat.... Read More

Report shows Tennessee saw 14th largest home price increases in 2021

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:51 am by WGNS

Between October 2020 and October 2021, the year-over-year percent change in Tennessee home prices was +21.1%. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee experienced the 14th largest in.... Read More

MTSU’s fall Class of 2021 marks ‘student success’ with 1,600-plus new degrees

Dec 13, 2021 at 01:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Amid the 1,672 new success stories celebrated at Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday, Dec. 11, fall 2021 gr.... Read More
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Storms and a Tornado Swept Through Middle Tennessee (Photos and Soundbites)

Dec 13, 2021 at 06:22 am by WGNS

  Tornadoes reported on December 10th and 11th caused at minimum, 250-miles of damage in Arkansas, Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky. UPDATE: Scroll down f.... Read More

Fall 2021 Commencement details for Saturday, Dec. 11

Dec 08, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

MTSU will award 1,672 degrees during its fall 2021 commencement ceremonies this Saturday, Dec. 11, in Hale Arena inside Murphy Center.The Saturday mor.... Read More

Rutherford County Unemployment Numbers for October are In

Nov 26, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

New data revealed the employment situation continued to improve for a majority of Tennessee’s counties in October 2021, according to the Department of Labor and Workforc.... Read More

Murfreesboro Property Taxes Due December 31st

Nov 01, 2021 at 10:02 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Jennifer Brown reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time.  City property taxes a.... Read More

Mayor McFarland recognizes latest STARS Award winners during Murfreesboro City Council meeting

Oct 01, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro IT Network Administrator Bobby Leathers and Parks and Recreation Groundskeepers Beau Smith and Matthew Miles were honored Se.... Read More

MTSU’s Housing Tennessee Report finds positive outcomes for economy in Q2 2021

Sep 28, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — In a new economic report from Middle Tennessee State University, the state’s housing market continues to show signs of a continued.... Read More

Main Street Murfreesboro- Back to School weekend Friday-Saturday, August 6-7, 2021

Aug 05, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Summer is ending for families with school aged children and Main Street Murfreesboro is ready to celebrate with our community.Friday, August 6, Main Street will host their t.... Read More

Slight Drop in Unemployment for Tennessee - Tennesseans Returning to Work

Jul 15, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s economic recovery continued in June as the statewide unemployment rate decreased to 4.9%, according to the latest data by the Department of Labor and Workfor.... Read More

UPDATE: More New Laws to go into effect July 1

Jun 30, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

New laws will go into effect on July 1 in Tennessee to help improve the health and welfare of Tennesseans. These laws are focused on increasing access to patient-centered care.... Read More

USDA Extends Foreclosure Moratorium to July 31, 2021

Jun 25, 2021 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture onThursday (6/24/21) extended through July 31, 2021, the moratorium on foreclosures from properties financed by USDA Single-Family Hous.... Read More

Easter Egg Hunt's being planned now Throughout Rutherford County

Mar 09, 2021 at 07:22 am by WGNS

Last April we saw events like Easter Egg Hunt’s being cancelled, due to the COVID Pandemic. This year, we are starting to see more and more Easter Egg Hunt’s being.... Read More

THEY'RE BACK: Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department Country Ham Breakfast Scheduled for March 20th

Mar 08, 2021 at 06:19 am by WGNS

The Kittrell Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for their country ham breakfasts again. The Fire Chief told WGNS that the upcoming breakfast will be on Saturday morning,.... Read More

PROPOSED TN BILL: Would Create Criminal Immunity for Driver who Accidently Runs Over Rioter Obstructing Roadway

Mar 01, 2021 at 07:46 am by WGNS

Legislation protecting public roadways from mob violence began to move through the committee process last week in Nashville. House Bill 513 promotes law and order by increasin.... Read More