UPDATE: MTSU Quickly Cutting Confucius Institute Ties

Jul 09, 2020 at 07:58 pm by Bart

(MURFREESBORO) MTSU is phasing-out the Confucius Institute relationship. This is not ending associations with China, as the univrsity has agreements with 11 Chinese.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Releases Mask Policy for Employees/General Public Referencing #RutherfordResponsible

Jul 09, 2020 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday that he will not mandate masks county-wide but instead has elected to follow a new initiative.... Read More

Trial Scheduled for Murder Captured on Video

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:36 pm by WGNS

A Murfreesboro murder that was apparently caught on video at a local apartment complex has been scheduled for trial.Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones stated...... Read More

Suspect WANTED in Thursday Morning Aggravated Assault Case

Jul 09, 2020 at 02:59 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police are investigating an aggravated assault case involving a vehicle that allegedly hit a woman who suffered critical injuries on Thursday morning around 10AM.... Read More

Mayor orders flags to fly at half-staff at City Hall Friday for Charlie Daniels

Jul 09, 2020 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has ordered flags to fly at half-staff at City Hall Friday in honor of musician Charlie Daniels who died ea.... Read More

Helping Homeless gain Housing in Murfreesboro

Jul 09, 2020 at 12:31 pm by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Cold Patrol continues to help the homeless in our community. Margaritta Scroggins told WGNS News the Cold Patrol recently helped her get into housing...Scrogg.... Read More

To Date: 0 Positive COVID-19 Tests within the ranks of the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Personnel

Jul 09, 2020 at 11:47 am by WGNS

Over the COVID-19 Pandemic thus far, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue personnel have continued to test negative for the coronavirus despite being dispatched to multiple calls invo.... Read More

Meth Case Appealed by Defendent - Appeals Court Sides with Rutherford County

Jul 09, 2020 at 11:30 am by WGNS

A man by the name of Jesus Alfonso Castillo who was indicted by a Rutherford County Grand Jury along with four co-defendants for conspiracy to sell over 300 grams of methamphe.... Read More

Launch of Rutherford County's First Rotational Atherectomy Program

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford has announced the launch of Rutherford County's first rotational atherectomy program. Implemented by Dr. Hady Lichaa of Ascensi.... Read More

Elderly Man Slipped, Trapped

Jul 08, 2020 at 09:37 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Wednesday (7/8/2020) an elderly male lost his balance and his foot slipped into a gap between his porch and the home. Neighbors here his pleas for help.... Read More

Preventing injuries in new Murfreesboro runners / walkers

Jul 08, 2020 at 11:10 am by WGNS

WGNS’ Penny Ray recently talked to Fleet Feet Sports owner Krista Dugosh about the pain of a new runner or walker…Fleet Feet is located near the intersection of T.... Read More

Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County and throughout Tennessee

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Tennesseans are filing for unemployment in record numbers, yet a new report from the Sycamore Institute says the state’s unemployment benefits and related employer taxes.... Read More

Rutherford County Deputies never know how they affect people’s lives when answering calls

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:14 am by WGNS

Deputy Quentin Snook was mourning the death of a close friend last year, who just lost his life by a heroin overdose.Dispatchers sent him to a call where he met to a young mot.... Read More

Tennessee has an 81.94% Save Rate for Shelter Pets

Jul 08, 2020 at 10:04 am by WGNS

Best Friends Animal Society has released its 2020 pet lifesaving findings, which gives a national overview of the number of dogs and cats that en.... Read More

Big Daddy Weave, Chris McClarney to Perform at World Outreach Church this Weekend

Jul 08, 2020 at 09:40 am by WGNS

With weekly worship services continuing to be held outside to allow for better social distancing, World Outreach Church has lined up performances by guest musical ar.... Read More

Realtor David Estes talks about the market during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 08, 2020 at 08:41 am by Producer

WGNS' Scott Walker talkes to Realtor David Estes about the market as homes are selling very fast, people are buying and banks are lending despite the COVID-19 situation. .... Read More

WANTED: Joseph Dewayne Dunlap Wanted for the Nashville Murder of Golden Hairston

Jul 08, 2020 at 07:48 am by WGNS

Nashville authorities are on the lookout for a murder suspect and have released a photo of the wanted man to the media. The Nashville South Precinct detectives are asking.... Read More

MTSU honors 56 retiring employees for years of service to students, community

Jul 08, 2020 at 07:29 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU has recognized nearly 60 retiring employees at the end of the 2019-20 academic year, saluting their hundreds of combined years of se.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Donates $100K to Murfreesboro Charities

Jul 08, 2020 at 07:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Having just completed its merger with the Murfreesboro Electric Department, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) announced today $100,000 in donations to t.... Read More

Missing Person Report filed in Murfreesboro

Jul 07, 2020 at 07:05 pm by WGNS

A 24 year old Murfreesboro man has been listed as a missing person. Jace Markwez Tyson (5’7”/155lbs) was last seen at his place of employment on Hixson Blvd. in Le.... Read More