Murfreesboro Police Parks Officer Retires

Jul 01, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Danny Adamson is retiring after more than 17-years of dedicated service to the residents of the C.... Read More

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

Former MTSU Employee accused of Stalking Woman on Campus and Impersonating Police Officer

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED (06/28/22): We have more news on a subject who was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman on the MTSU campus. The accused suspect, who is now a former employee of the.... Read More
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MTSU Daniels Center helps veterans take driver’s seat at Friday’s Rackley 200 Nashville Superspeedway race

Jun 27, 2022 at 02:25 pm by WGNS

Just before the drivers started their engines this past Friday at the Rackley 200, which kicked off the 2022 racing weekend at the Nashville Superspeedway, the crowd quieted f.... Read More

Tennessee is 7th least expensive market in the nation

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:59 pm by WGNS

  Gas prices across Tennessee fell for the second week in a row - providing a bit of good news for the 945,000 Tennesseans expected to hit the road later this week.... Read More

4 Pounds of Fentanyl-Laced Meth is Off the Streets of Middle Tennessee

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Over 4-pounds of meth is off the streets in Middle Tennessee, thanks to recent arrests made in Nashville. There, Metro narcotics detectives, joined by TBI agents, on Sunday.... Read More

Arrest in Drug Overdose Death of Rutherford County Woman

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

    A months-long investigation into the June 2021 fentanyl overdose death of a Rutherford County woman has resulted in the indictment of accused drug seller Blake.... Read More

Fencing Club Owner and Head Coach Rearrested on New Sexual Battery Indictment

Jun 24, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

In nearby Davidson County, Metro-Nashville Police report that Youth Services detectives have rearrested 37-year-old Robert Charles Piraino on a new sexual battery indictment a.... Read More

Local MTSU student named first recipient of the Drs. David and Yolando Chatman Scholarship presented by the MMC Foundation

Jun 22, 2022 at 11:02 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN  –Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter (MMC), in conjunction with the MMC Foundation, recently named Kirolos Michael as the first recipient.... Read More

MTSU staff preps 290+ high school students for Governor’s School for the Arts finale

Jun 21, 2022 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — For the past 37 years, the Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, hosted by MTSU’s College of Liberal Arts, has been a tool for.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks at #5 for States with Veteran Owned Businesses

Jun 21, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES: A new report found that the Volunteer State has 5th most veteran-owned businesses in the country. Nationwide, the U.S. Department of Veterans Af.... Read More

Currently, Tennessee is the 7th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Jun 20, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) - According to AAA, the Auto Club Group, Gas prices across Tennessee are trending lower this week after a run of record-setting prices at the pump. The.... Read More

This Month Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watergate Scandal that Ultimately Brought Down President Nixon

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY and MORE: The scandal that brought down a United States President occurred this month, 50-years ago. That scandal... Watergate – on June 17, 1972. With m.... Read More

WGNS Radio Tower / Transmitter Without Power - Multiple Addresses Impacted by Random Outages Friday

Jun 17, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE - Back at Full Power: The WGNS Radio Tower and Transmitter were without power Friday afternoon, after strong winds downed trees on the electric lines leading to.... Read More

Rape Conviction Confirmed - Murfreesboro Man Added to TN Sex Offender Registry

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

WGNS confirmed the suspect in a 2020 rape investigation has officially been convicted on two counts of rape. 31-Year-old Joshua D. Walton of Murfreesboro was added to the Se.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Journalism Professor looks into the Watergate Scandal 50-Years Ago

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: 50-Years-ago on June 17, 1972, five subjects broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel in Washington, D.C. With a look back.... Read More

"Rock Burglar" Case in Murfreesboro Remains OPEN as Metro Police in Nashville Make Arrests in the "Sledgehammer Crew" Burglaries

Jun 11, 2022 at 12:32 am by WGNS

In Murfreesboro, police continue to investigate the serial criminal dubbed the “Rock Burglar,” who is accused of breaking into more than 30-businesses. Meanwhile.... Read More

Council approves Fiscal Year 2023 Budget on second reading; $247.1 million General Fund Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23

Jun 09, 2022 at 06:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro City Council Wednesday (June 8) approved the City’s $247.1 million proposed Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23) General Fund Budget.... Read More

Juneteenth Celebration Expands to Three Blocks - will be held June 16th - 18th

Jun 09, 2022 at 05:11 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Juneteenth, a holiday celebrating the emancipation of enslaved persons in the United States, will be observed in Murfreesboro with thr.... Read More