Armed Robber Hits CVS Pharmacy on Broad

Aug 06, 2020 at 07:04 am by Bart

(MURFREESBORO)  The CVS Pharmacy at the corner of Southeast Broad and Mercury Boulevard (607 SE Broad St.) had an armed robbery during lunchtime Wednesday (8/5/2020). Mu.... Read More

Rutherford ATHENA Scholarship Recipient Announced

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — RUTHERFORD Cable, founding sponsor of the ATHENA International Leadership Award for Rutherford County, announces the 2020 ATHENA Patrons Society Sc.... Read More

UPDATE: Police say man who stole a car at Marcos Pizza, also involved in Facebook Marketplace Car-jacking

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:35 pm by WGNS

Here’s an update to the Marco’s Pizza stolen vehicle incident that was reported in July… Murfreesboro Police confirm that one of the suspects in that case i.... Read More

Murfreesboro CVS Store Robbed at Gunpoint Wednesday

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:20 pm by WGNS

An unknown subject held-up the CVS Pharmacy on Broad Street at Mercury Boulevard Wednesday (Aug. 5, 2020).  Murfreesboro Detectives are working to identify the man who wa.... Read More

2020 Census Data Collection Will End One Month Earlier than Planned

Aug 05, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The U.S. Census Bureau continues to evaluate its operational plans to collect and process 2020 Census data. The Census is announcing updates to their plan that will includ.... Read More

Rutherford County Businesses Received over $201-Million in Paycheck Protection Funding

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

Funding related to the COVID-19 Pandemic has helped to keep multiple businesses alive and well in our community. More specifically, the Paycheck Protection Program for loans o.... Read More

$272K USDA grant helps MTSU, Mississippi researchers investigate conservation practices with changing climate

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University and University of Mississippi faculty and student researchers are collaborating on a U.S. Department of Agricultu.... Read More

OpEd from State Rep. Charlie Baum of Murfreesboro: Three Ways to Improve Health Care in Tennessee

Aug 05, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Editorial By State Rep. Charlie Baum of MurfreesboroHealth care is a matter of great importance to us all.  It should come as no surprise to anyone that access and the ev.... Read More

Nearby Coffee County OPENS Schools and later Announce Closure of Two Schools

Aug 05, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

In nearby Coffee County, the county schools officially opened… and two schools later officially closed.The first day of class orientation was August 3rd and by August 4.... Read More

Facebook Marketplace ad ends with Carjacking in Murfreesboro

Aug 04, 2020 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – What began as a plan for a woman to sell a vehicle through Facebook Marketplace ended in a dangerous carjacking Thursday, July 31.  Two suspects.... Read More

HAVE you seen these suspected Identity Theft suspects?

Aug 04, 2020 at 12:31 pm by WGNS

A Nashville man is out thousands of dollars after an unidentified man went into Kay Jewelers at The Avenue on Medical Center Pkwy in Murfreesboro.Apparently, the suspect appli.... Read More

Two of Three Estill Springs Homicide Suspects Arrested in Rutherford County

Aug 04, 2020 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

A suspect wanted in connection with a murder that occurred in Estill Springs, Tennessee near Decherd has been arrested in Rutherford County.Paul Wayne Fletcher of Nashville wa.... Read More

Murfreesboro man charged in attempted carjacking, shooting

Aug 04, 2020 at 11:40 am by WGNS

A Murfreesboro man has been arrested for attempted murder in nearby Williamson County. Franklin Police have charged one of the suspects involved ina Sunday attempted carjackin.... Read More

MTSU's new fall faculty exhibit brings art back to life

Aug 04, 2020 at 11:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Remember visiting an art exhibit, standing quietly in a large space with a handful of other aficionados, appreciating the work of creative peo.... Read More

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are increasing in areas outside of Tennessee’s largest metro areas, appear stable in Nashville, Memphis

Aug 04, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

Between July 8, 2020 and August 3, 2020, the number of positive COVID-19 cases in Rutherford County climbed by 2,838 cases. As of August 3rd, the number COVID-19 cases stood a.... Read More

Barnabas Vision Celebrates 9 Years

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro based non-profit Barnabas Vision is celebrating their 9th anniversary.Barnabas Vision was established on August 1, 2011, so they’re celebrating 9 years of b.... Read More

Rutherford County Solid Waste Warns Residents of the Dangers of Discarding Helium Tanks in Household Trash

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN- Helium tanks cannot just be placed “as is” in your household trash and taken to a Rutherford County Convenience Center. Why? They pose a tre.... Read More

From Murfreesboro, TN to the Pacific Ocean - Serving our Country

Aug 04, 2020 at 10:12 am by WGNS

US Navy Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Benjamin Williams from Murfreesboro is deep in the Pacific Ocean.One of his duties is to man a .50-caliber machine gun aboard the guided-.... Read More

WGNS' Bart Walker talks to Murfreesboro Airport Manager Chad Gehrke

Aug 04, 2020 at 09:54 am by Producer

We are just weeks away from the benefits of a beautiful $4.5-million Murfreesboro Municipal Airport Terminal that will make a positive first impression on.... Read More

MTSU heart attack survivor Huber chairs Sept. 26 virtual Rutherford Heart Walk

Aug 04, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Keith M. Huber can vividly recall multitudes of stories from his nearly 40-year career in the U.S. Army and the time he convinced univ.... Read More