UPDATE: Sealed Bids to buy the first Federal Post Office in Lebanon, TN to be turned in Dec. 2nd, 5th and 6th

Dec 01, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

In Lebanon, Tennessee, the Wilson County Government is selling a building that is listed on the historic registry. 203 East Main Street (Lebanon, TN) is the address of the cit.... Read More

TBI Arrests Wilson County Man on Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Nov 24, 2022 at 08:16 am by WGNS

(LEBANON) A Lebanon man has been indicted following a TBI investigation into child sexual abuse material. On April 8, 2022, TBI special agents began investigating detail.... Read More

Homeless man says the driver of a BMW gave him a ride, but left with his backpack

Oct 17, 2022 at 09:43 pm by WGNS Radio News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Being kicked while you’re down is one of the worst feelings a human can feel… but it’s something that many of us face at one point or.... Read More

$21,000 Reward for Information that Leads to Arrest / Conviction of Subject(s) Responsible for the Death of Mya Fuller from Murfreesboro

Oct 13, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS News

WILSON COUNTY, TN – Authorities continue to investigate the death of a woman who was reported as “MISSING” in Murfreesboro and later found deceased .... Read More

Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs Available in Tennessee - Job Fairs Held Weekly in Murfreesboro

Oct 03, 2022 at 12:40 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Currently, there 385,622 job openings in Tennessee. According to the Department of Labor & Workforce Development, 163 new job openings were posted.... Read More

Smyrna and Murfreesboro Record the Lowest Unemployment Figures in Rutherford Co. for August of 2022

Oct 03, 2022 at 12:19 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Every county in Tennessee experienced lower unemployment rates in August, according to data released by the Department of Lab.... Read More

Our Monday Guest on WGNS was U.S. Veteran Thomas E. Stoquert, a Re-Entry Specialist with the American Job Center in Murfreesboro, TN

Oct 03, 2022 at 09:05 am by WGNS News

Our guest on Monday (10/03/2022) was Thomas E. Stoquert, a Re-Entry Specialist with the American Job Center on Old Fort Pkwy in Murfreesboro, TN.  Also a Vetera.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Crews Head Into South Carolina as Hurricane Ian Wreaks Havoc

Sep 28, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Crews from Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) are answering the call of duty by helping nearby states deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian..... Read More

POWER NATION, This Weekend on the Rutherford County Line at the Nashville Superspeedway

Aug 31, 2022 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

(WILSON COUNTY, TN) On the Rutherford / Wilson County line this weekend at the Nashville Superspeedway, there will be lots of noise and power heard from miles away, as they co.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric to host 'Virtual' Annual Meeting this Saturday

Aug 25, 2022 at 09:17 am by WGNS

The annual meeting for Middle Tennessee Electric is this Saturday (August 27, 2022), and this year the meeting will be virtual… That was Amy Byers, Public Relations Coo.... Read More

DC Fast Charger Company to Open Manufacturing Facility in Nearby Wilson County and Plans to Create 500-Jobs

Aug 17, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

A company opening in nearby Lebanon, Tennessee will likely lead to new employment opportunities for Rutherford County residents, in addition to hiring those who call Wilson Co.... Read More

Woman Reported as MISSING in Murfreesboro Found Deceased in Wilson County, TN

Aug 16, 2022 at 08:18 pm by WGNS

WILSON COUNTY, TN – A woman who was reported as “MISSING” in Murfreesboro was found deceased in Watertown, TN. The lifeless body of Mya Christine F.... Read More

CONTINUED: Higher Electric Bills This Summer - Increased Fuel Costs

Aug 16, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) WGNS continues to receive phone calls and emails asking our news team to further examine why local residents are receiving higher than usual electric b.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric members set all-time record for electricity consumption in HEAT

Aug 15, 2022 at 05:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – In battling a record hot July, members of Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) set an all-time record for electricity consumption.“We’r.... Read More

TDEC Awards Tennessee Tire Recycling Grant of $750,000 to Lebanon, TN Company

Jul 22, 2022 at 06:09 pm by WGNS

LEBANON – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a grant of $750,000 for Tennessee Tire Recycling (TTR) in Lebanon from the stat.... Read More

Another Whataburger Coming to the 'Boro

Jul 14, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS

With anticipation growing over the opening of Whataburger at 1835 Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro and a second at 360 West Sam Ridley Parkway in Smyrna, the company has annou.... Read More
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MTSU Daniels Center helps veterans take driver’s seat at Friday’s Rackley 200 Nashville Superspeedway race

Jun 27, 2022 at 02:25 pm by WGNS

Just before the drivers started their engines this past Friday at the Rackley 200, which kicked off the 2022 racing weekend at the Nashville Superspeedway, the crowd quieted f.... Read More

BEWARE: Deadly Folded Money

Jun 11, 2022 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

(LEBANON) The Tennessee Sheriffs' Association is warning the public to avoid folded one-dollar bills that are spotted in the street, sidewalks or in yards. Reports indicate th.... Read More

The Racing Returns to the Nashville Superspeedway on the Rutherford / Wilson County Line

Jun 07, 2022 at 08:46 am by WGNS

It’s almost time for the NASCAR races to return to the Nashville Superspeedway that literally sits on the Rutherford / Wilson County line off of I-840. Erik Moses, Presi.... Read More

Year 2 of the Reopened Nashville Superspeedway on the Wilson / Rutherford County Line

May 19, 2022 at 10:12 am by WGNS

The racetrack that sits on a large piece of land at the edge of Rutherford and Wilson Counties is no longer dormant. Reopening of the speedway took place during the last half.... Read More