Homeless Woman Reported Missing - Safely Located and Case Closed

Sep 01, 2021 at 09:21 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A homeless woman who was reported as missing has since been located. 19-year-old Hannah Gross was reported missing by a friend on August 29, 2021. Murfree.... Read More

Changes, Development's and Bulldozing in Downtown Murfreesboro

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:02 pm by WGNS

Downtown Murfreesboro continues to prosper, despite a slight slow down at the start of the COVID Pandemic in 2020. Murfreesboro Councilman Kirt Wade said that the local squa.... Read More

First Time in Decades - SNAP Benefits Updated, Effective October 1, 2021

Aug 31, 2021 at 12:32 pm by WGNS

For the first time in several decades, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is revising a guideline called the Thrifty Food Plan, which helps determine Supplemental Nutrition As.... Read More

County Farm Road Shut Down at Slab Due to Flooding

Aug 31, 2021 at 11:14 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUTY, TN)  At around 10 o’clock Tuesday (8/31/21) morning, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced the closure of County Farm Road at th.... Read More

UPDATE: Andrew Holt has been safely located

Aug 31, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Police are no longer seeking the help of the public in locating a missing 29-year-old man who has since been found. Andrew Holt was reported as.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department prepares for potential flood as Tropical Storm Ida approaches

Aug 30, 2021 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (August 30, 2021) – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) is asking residents to do their part to help prevent flooding and keep safety in.... Read More

Annual Middle Half Marathon Caps at 1,500 Runners

Aug 30, 2021 at 02:55 pm by WGNS

The annual Middle Half will take place this year on Saturday, October 9, 2021. Melinda Tate with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department told WGNS NEWS...Stay up to date w.... Read More

The Lights are on for Light Up the Night!

Aug 30, 2021 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) – “Light Up the Night is an outdoor event at the beautiful Oaklands Mansion,” said Child Advocacy Center Development Coordinator Kat.... Read More

MTSU reaffirms campus values on 10th anniversary of True Blue Pledge

Aug 30, 2021 at 01:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — As MTSU’s Fall 2021 semester kicks off, members of the Blue Raider community again produced a special video recitation of the True.... Read More

Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is NOW Hiring a Director Position

Aug 30, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is currently on the lookout to fill the role of “Director of Accounting.”The local non-profit has more than 60-employees,.... Read More

"Get your 'dose of hope': Rutherford County Launches New Campaign Geared Toward Vaccine Awareness

Aug 30, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County, in collaboration with other local municipalities, healthcare providers, and community partners is launching a campaign this week.... Read More

UPDATE: Highlights from the Annual Middle Tennessee Electric Annual Meeting

Aug 30, 2021 at 09:26 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) leadership updated cooperative members on the organization’s health and answered questions directly from its mem.... Read More

Beaman Dodge Hit Hard

Aug 28, 2021 at 05:34 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Police report that more than $350,000 in vehicles were stolen or damaged after the business closed Friday night. Someone cut the wires to the.... Read More

Man Charged with 3 Counts of Rape of a Child and Convicted of 2 Counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery in Rutherford County

Aug 27, 2021 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

A 62-year-old man arrested in Murfreesboro this past year has been found guilty, but not of the original charges he was taken into custody for. Reports indicate Felpie Pablo.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Offices closed Sept. 6 for Labor Day holiday

Aug 27, 2021 at 03:05 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In observance of Labor Day, City of Murfreesboro offices and most Parks & Recreation facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.Ol.... Read More

UPDATE on the COVID-19 Delta Variant and the Rise in COVID Cases Since 2020 in Rutherford County

Aug 27, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

We have more news on COVID-19 Delta Variant... Local Doctor Dan Rudd explains the Delta Variant and more...Dr. Rudd said that the Delta Variant will spread more rapidly, but c.... Read More

Rutherford County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.7% in July, down from 4.5% in June

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:01 pm by WGNS

As Tennesseans continue to rejoin the workforce, all but one of the state’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data from the Department.... Read More

New from MTSU: Visiting professor brings colorful 'Summer Noise' to MTSU's Todd Gallery through Sept. 11

Aug 26, 2021 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Todd Art Gallery at Middle Tennessee State University is welcoming a fascinating cacophony of color to its cool, calm.... Read More
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Cracker Barrel donates 300 chef jackets to Blackman culinary program

Aug 25, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Blackman High culinary program was one of a dozen schools throughout Middle Tennessee to receive in upwards of 300 of the 4,000 chef jackets donated by Cracker Barrel.Blac.... Read More

New, returning MTSU students ‘Meet Murfreesboro’ Throughout the Week

Aug 25, 2021 at 10:23 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — New and returning MTSU students got to know Murfreesboro a bit better this week when portions of the community came to them during t.... Read More