Friday: Janet Johnson

Feb 03, 2023 at 08:05 am by Producer

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

FRIDAY: Jasmine Owens

Feb 03, 2023 at 07:36 am by Producer

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Friday, February 3rd, 2023Jasmine Owens is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for turning around a bad day with a smile. Jasmine Owens wi.... Read More

Center for the Arts in Murfreesboro Names New Main Stage Director and Director of Finance

Jan 31, 2023 at 08:47 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Center for the Arts announces Keri Boe as their new Mainstage Director and Jake Ingrassia as their Director of Finance effective February.... Read More
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Tuesday Evening Fire at Broadway Motors in Murfreesboro

Jan 31, 2023 at 06:57 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – There was a fire at a automotive dealer in Murfreesboro around 5:00 on Tuesday evening. The incident resulted in the closure of NW Broad Street as f.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools In-Service Day for Educators Closed Due to Inclement Weather Tuesday

Jan 30, 2023 at 09:02 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - While parents already knew that schools were going to be closed on Tuesday for a teacher in-service day, educators are now being notified that they.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Deputy Earns NAACP Hero Award

Jan 30, 2023 at 04:27 pm by WGNS News

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputy who saved a gunshot victim’s life was honored Saturday by the Murfreesboro Branch of the NAACP. Deputy Nathan Smith earne.... Read More

Statewide Special Olympics Event to be Hosted in Murfreesboro this April

Jan 30, 2023 at 03:58 pm by WGNS News

Special Olympics in the Murfreesboro area has grown considerably and Olympians are training in a variety of sports to prepare for an upcoming event that will involve athletes.... Read More

Local State Representative Asking to Use TANF Funds for Local School Programs Schools

Jan 30, 2023 at 01:02 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - State Representative Mike Sparks from Smyrna is pushing for a change in state legislation to authorize the Murfreesboro City or Rutherford County Schoo.... Read More
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UPDATED: Saturday Brought Protest to Murfreesboro, Highlighting Transgender Surgery Among the Teenage Community and More

Jan 29, 2023 at 01:16 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) WGNS was at the "Teens Against Gender Mutilation Rally" on Saturday (01/28/2023). The event was held on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza in front of the City Ha.... Read More
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MTSU Breaks Ground on $66M Dollar Student-Athlete Performance Center

Jan 27, 2023 at 10:02 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University broke ground on the Athletic Department’s new $66 million Student-Athlete Performance Center Thursday,.... Read More

Teens Against Gender Mutilation Rally will be held on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza This Saturday (Jan. 28, 2023)

Jan 27, 2023 at 06:54 am by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) An event will be held on the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza this Saturday that focuses on what many are calling ‘gender mutilation.’  15-Year-old.... Read More

The Center for the Art's Presents "Rent"

Jan 26, 2023 at 09:32 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – RENT is set to open Friday, February 10, at The Center for the Arts. Based on Puccini’s beloved opera La Bohème, RENT follows the ups.... Read More

As ‘MTSU Promise Tour’ Kicks Off, Motlow Students will Follow their Dreams to MTSU this Fall

Jan 26, 2023 at 02:24 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tenn. — Nontraditional Motlow State Community College sophomores Shamesha Talley (business administration) and Joan Edens (organizationa.... Read More

Thursday Morning Multi-Vehicle Accident Leads Emergency Crews to I-24 to Work Separate Crashes

Jan 26, 2023 at 01:14 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - There was a serious auto accident on Interstate 24 in the Westbound Lane heading into Rutherford County on Thursday morning around 7:00 AM. The wreck o.... Read More

Senator Reeves of Murfreesboro Leads the Senate Session on Thursday in Nashville

Jan 26, 2023 at 11:50 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Senator Shane Reeves from Murfreesboro, the Deputy Speaker of the Senate, led the Senate meeting on Thursday during their January 26th session of the 1.... Read More

UPDATE: More Phone Scams in Middle Tennessee

Jan 25, 2023 at 09:10 pm by WGNS News

(Coffee County, TN) In nearby Coffee County, the Sheriff’s Department is warning against a phone scam. There, the Sheriff’s Department has received calls re.... Read More

TN Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Celebrates Successful Launch of 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

Jan 25, 2023 at 08:55 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) is releasing new data showing the response to the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline in the state.... Read More

Diversity in Government: 27.5% of Residents in the Rutherford County / Nashville Area are "Non-White" and 24.9% of Government Workers are "Non-White"

Jan 25, 2023 at 12:26 pm by WGNS News

Since its inception, the United States has been a majority White country, but it is increasingly becoming more ethnically and racially diverse. In fact, the White population i.... Read More
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After Tragedy, Murfreesboro Couple Serving Others Through Foundation and Careers

Jan 25, 2023 at 10:42 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) In the summer of 2015, Murfreesboro couple Jennifer and Tyson Donaldson were ecstatic to learn that they were pregnant with their third child. T.... Read More

Free Coat Giveaway This Thursday in Murfreesboro

Jan 24, 2023 at 08:43 pm by WGNS News

Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is hosting a FREE Coat Giveaway this Thursday! The goal is to giveaway as many coats as possible to those who are unable to afford a winter.... Read More