Wilson County

NASCAR This Month and Just 10-Min. from Murfreesboro + Nashville Superspeedway Hosting 2025 Big Machine Music City Grand Prix

Jun 13, 2024 at 12:10 pm by WGNS News

LEBANON, Tenn. – Within eyesight of the Rutherford County Line is the upcoming Big Machine Music City Grand Prix! This year, instead of being in downtown Nashvill.... Read More

A Middle Tennessee Native's Journey to Space with NASA Astronaut Butch Wilmore

Jun 06, 2024 at 02:48 pm by WGNS News

The Boeing Starliner had a successful launch on Wednesday, June 5, 2024, and docked with the International Space Station (ISS) today. On board the shuttle were astronauts Su.... Read More

Rutherford County Gas Prices Update: Current Trends in TN and Historical Comparison’s

May 28, 2024 at 06:56 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 1.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.13 per gallon today, according to GasBuddy's survey.... Read More

Rev Your Engines on Mother's Day Weekend for Wilson Bank & Trust Track Laps Day

May 06, 2024 at 05:59 am by WGNS News

LEBANON, Tenn. — Get behind the wheel of your vehicle and experience the adrenaline rush of motorsports on May 11 at Nashville Superspeedway, home to NASCAR’s.... Read More

Thursday Traffic Jams--Pres. George W. Bush in the 'Boro!

Apr 25, 2024 at 05:57 pm by Bart

(MURFREESBORO) What was happening on NW Broad Street around 4:15PM Thursday afternoon (4/25/2024)? Police squad cars blocked traffic from crossing Broad for about 10-minutes.... Read More

Rutherford County School Funding Challenges and the 2006 County Powers Relief Act

Apr 01, 2024 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

    RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Schools may face funding challenges for future construction of new schools, partly due to a legislative act that the.... Read More

Local Gas Prices Lower than Counties North and West of Murfreesboro

Mar 25, 2024 at 03:14 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Pump price increases across the state gained momentum last week, rising nine cents on average. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now.... Read More

IndyCar Returns to the Wilson / Rutherford County Line at the Nashville Superspeedway

Feb 14, 2024 at 11:30 am by WGNS News

LEBANON, Tenn. – Big Machine Label Group chairman and founder Scott Borchetta, who will now oversee operations for the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix, announced.... Read More

Two Known Street Racers Wanted Following Dangerous Meetups - One Turns Himself In

Dec 14, 2023 at 08:51 pm by WGNS News

  NASHVILLE, TN - Two known street racers, Markeeis James of Murfreesboro and Caleb Potter of Mt. Juliet, found themselves in legal trouble earlier this year due to thei.... Read More

Man Running with Shopping Cart Arrested

Oct 27, 2023 at 06:43 am by WGNS News

Odd moments unfold on a regular basis for police throughout the state. One such event took place about 30-minutes north of Rutherford County in nearby Mt. Juliet at one of t.... Read More

Area Nurse Accused of Improperly Prescribing Medications

Oct 18, 2023 at 11:13 am by WGNS News

LEBANON, TN – Just 15-minutes north of Rutherford County, special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Medicaid Fraud Control Division.... Read More

Mt. Juliet Man Sentenced for Extorting Children in Sex Acts Crimes

Oct 06, 2023 at 08:45 am by WGNS News

A Mt. Juliet man was sentenced today to 27-years in prison for extorting and threatening multiple minors into performing sexual acts on camera. That term of imprisonment will.... Read More

Man Accused of Stealing Ambulance in Nashville and Driving to Wilson County

Oct 02, 2023 at 01:19 pm by WGNS News

WILSON COUNTY, Tenn. – 45-Year-old Gary Mabry Jr. of Mt. Juliet was arrested after allegedly stealing a Nashville Fire Department ambulance on Saturday. Mabry reported.... Read More

UPDATE: One Arrested After Alleged Road Rage Shooting Incident this Past Friday

Aug 28, 2023 at 12:16 pm by WGNS News

An early morning road rage incident this past Friday in Lebanon, Tennessee ended with an arrest in Franklin, Tennessee. Lebanon Police were called to a situation that occurre.... Read More

Virtual Annual Middle TN Electric Meeting is This Saturday

Aug 23, 2023 at 09:01 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Middle Tennessee Annual Meeting will be a virtual meeting, which will be “LIVE” this Saturday… That was MTE Marketing and Public.... Read More

Wrong Way Driver Accused of Hitting 113 MPH on Sunday Night

Aug 21, 2023 at 06:53 am by WGNS News

WILSON COUNTY, TN - On Sunday evening in nearby Lebanon, Tennessee, police spotted a vehicle driving north on Highway 109 at 113 miles per hour. To make matters more dangerous.... Read More

UPDATED: Train Verses Car Accident

Aug 16, 2023 at 08:41 pm by WGNS News

WILSON COUNTY, TN - In nearby Lebanon, the driver of a 4-door Chrysler is thankful to have survived a collision with a train this past Friday, August 11, 2023. The mishap occu.... Read More

Wilson County – Tennessee State Fair to Begin This Thursday

Aug 15, 2023 at 03:29 pm by WGNS News

WILSON COUNTY, TN - Visitors to the Wilson County – Tennessee State Fair are in for some new experiences this year. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is anno.... Read More

Man Shoots and Kills Female Victim in Front of Lebanon Police Officer

Jul 22, 2023 at 11:50 am by WGNS News

In Lebanon, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a local woman and an officer involved shooting that occurred Friday evening. Lebanon Police sa.... Read More

Action Line Guest: James Hoggard talks about an Upcoming Job Fair and Event Geared Towards Veterans in our Local Area

Jun 23, 2023 at 09:02 am by WGNS News

The WGNS Action Line guest that joined host Scott Walker on Friday was James Hoggard, the Local Veterans Employment Representative at the American Job Center in Murfreesboro (.... Read More