Drive Safe and Use Caution in School Zones Throughout Rutherford County

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Law enforcement have increased patrol around schools - - this news in after a child was stuck and killed by a vehicle on East Main Street directly, afte.... Read More

COMMENTARY: A look at how different news stories were handled in years past during Vietnam, the U-2 incident, the Bay of Pigs and more

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

In today’s radio commentary, Dr. Larry Burriss, MTSU Professor of Journalism takes a look news crews from the past during Vietnam, World War II and more…  .... Read More
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Fire Crews in Rutherford County were swamped by calls this past week (w/photos)

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:17 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: The Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Department was busy this past week responding to fire calls, at times, one-after-another.  Two calls were relatively close.... Read More

Road Closures Expected During Howl at the Moon 5K in LaVergne, TN - Still Time to Sign-Up!

Aug 15, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

  (La Vergne, Tenn.) The annual Howl at the Moon 5K is scheduled for August 19th and road closures will be in place to keep runners safe along Murfreesboro Road. The ra.... Read More

FREE Professional Clothing for MTSU Students Applying for Jobs and Internships - You can help

Aug 15, 2022 at 10:37 am by WGNS

MTSU’s Alumni Office and the Career Development Center recently teamed up for a clothing drive to restock the MTSU Career Closet… That was Kristen Janson, Assista.... Read More

MONDAY: Isabella Lambert

Aug 15, 2022 at 08:30 am by Producer

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: 6-Isabella Lambert  The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at.... Read More

FUEL PRICE: Average Gas Price for Regular Unleaded in Rutherford County is Down to $3.19/gal and Diesel at $4.51/gal

Aug 15, 2022 at 07:43 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 10.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.48/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,8.... Read More

Monday: Dr. Trey Duke

Aug 15, 2022 at 05:37 am by Producer

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Monday, August 15th, 2022Dr. Trey Duke is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for working hard this summer to get city schools ready for t.... Read More

Murfreesboro Welcomes TN Special Olympics Golfers

Aug 14, 2022 at 02:53 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Thirty athletes from Special Olympics Tennessee are set to participate in the Middle Tennessee Golf Regional this Monday (8/15/2022) at Old Fort.... Read More

LaVergne High School Assistant Principal Lisa Fitzcharles has a Passion for Local Community

Aug 12, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

What started as a teaching role has led one educator into her current position as the assistant principal of LaVergne High School. Lisa Fitzcharles, who has served with Ruther.... Read More

Woman Sought in Ongoing Phone Scam Believed to be Identified

Aug 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

In this particular case, a male caller, who reportedly claimed to be with the Sheriff’s Office, told a man that there was an outstanding warrant for his wife and that he.... Read More

NFIB Tennessee PAC Endorses Robert Stevens in Tennessee House District 13 Race

Aug 12, 2022 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

The NFIB Tennessee PAC, the political action committee of the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, has endorsed County Commissioner Robert Stevens in th.... Read More

Tennessee Has the 6th Most Home Inventory Among Affordable U.S. States

Aug 12, 2022 at 11:47 am by WGNS

The real estate market has shown encouraging signs for buyers in recent months. A recent analysis found that in Tennessee—where the cost of living is 7.8% below the nati.... Read More

Monkeypox Cases Climb to Over 11,000 Nationwide and 67 in Tennessee

Aug 12, 2022 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Over the week, the number of Monkeypox has climbed to 67 in Tennessee, according to the CDC. Nationwide, the number has grown by 2,243 new cases since Tuesday to a total of 11.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools invests in free mental health service Program available to all employees, parents and students

Aug 11, 2022 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools has invested in a mental health service to link students, families and employees with therapists and counselors. The service provider is known as Ca.... Read More

NFIB Tennessee PAC Endorses Rep. Bryan Terry in District 48 Race

Aug 11, 2022 at 06:33 pm by WGNS

The National Federation of Independent Business' Tennessee PAC, the political action committee of the state’s leading small business advocacy organization, has endorsed.... Read More

SCAM: Unknown Caller Claims to Represent Fire & Rescue and Asks for Donations for Those Who Lost Their Home to Fire

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

One of the latest scams that has hit the area involves a phony phone call from an unknown caller claiming to be with the fire department. The subject has evidently told severa.... Read More

MTSU faculty, students publish innovative science communication research with $10K in internal grants

Aug 11, 2022 at 05:16 pm by WGNS

PHOTO: Biology education researchers and students from Middle Tennessee State University’s Social Perceptions of Science lab research the public’s attitudes toward.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System donates to Veterans impacted by natural disaster

Aug 11, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

MIDDLE TN - Staff at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) delivered more than 300 personal goods today to Veterans and current servicemembers impacted by the deadly ea.... Read More

Multi-State FBI Case Started as a Murfreesboro / Manchester, TN Theft Case

Aug 11, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

What started as a local theft investigation in Murfreesboro and Manchester, Tennessee, turned into a multi-state FBI case. In August 2018, Manchester Police responded to Tri-.... Read More