Wilson County

Nashville Superspeedway Set to Host Tennessee Drift Halloween Event

Oct 21, 2021 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

Car enthusiast can drift between the Rutherford and Wilson County lines at the Nashville Superspeedway off of I-840.Officials with the Nashville Superspeedway (NSS) announced.... Read More

Run to Lights and Music at the annual Dancing Lights of Christmas 5K

Sep 30, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro's Fleet Feet store is inviting locals to participate in an upcoming 5K that will take runners and walkers of all levels through a winter wonderland of lights an.... Read More

MTSU Joins host Scott Walker to talk about new plans at the Department of Engineering Technology, a $1-million grant to reduce opioid abuse and MTSU Write

Sep 20, 2021 at 08:55 am by WGNS

SEGMENT ONE – 8:10 a.m. GUESTS: Dr. Ken Currie, professor and new chair of the Department of Engineering Technology TOPIC: His new role and plans for the department C.... Read More

Center for Health and Human Services receives $1M grant to address opioids in Wilson County

Aug 24, 2021 at 03:03 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee State University center and Wilson County nonprofit coalition have partnered to address opioid abuse and misuse in the rura.... Read More

78-Year-Old Lebanon, TN Man Pleads Guilty in 40+ Year Old Rape Case

Aug 19, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) We have a powerful update to a story about a rape that happened more than 40-years ago in nearby Wilson County. WGNS brought you the first details of t.... Read More

REMINDER: Annual Middle Tennessee Electric Meeting to be Virtual

Aug 17, 2021 at 06:48 pm by WGNS

The community is nearing the annual date of the Middle Tennessee Electric meeting, which will be on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Amy Byers, spokesperson for the electr.... Read More

Fill Your Grill with Farm-Direct Meats for Free

Aug 13, 2021 at 10:19 am by WGNS

Pick Tennessee Products’ “Fill Your Grill” contest is back and this year, taking place during the Tennessee State Fair.Between NOW and 21, you can register o.... Read More

UPDATE: 40+ Year-Old Case of Alleged Sexual Penetration of a Child Under Age of 13 Scheduled for Court This Month

Jun 01, 2021 at 10:55 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Sharon Reddick, a Rutherford County Assistant District Attorney, will head to nearby Wilson County to represent the state in a sexual assault case that is more than 4.... Read More

Rape Case Involving a child who would have been 12-years-old over 40-years ago, scheduled for court next month

May 13, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

(UPDATE: LEBANON, TN) In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation that resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More

$8,500 Zero Turn Radius Lawnmower Purchased by way of FRAUD in Murfreesboro

Apr 28, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

A costly zero turn radius lawnmower was fraudulently purchased in Murfreesboro and police want help in determining the name of the buyer.Detectives were able to capture a phot.... Read More

Anna Young Wins Tennessee Right to Life's 22nd Annual Pro-Life Oratory Contest for High School Students

Apr 28, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

“If abortion is so empowering, why does the culture have to disguise it to make it seem more appealing to society. They use talking points and euphemisms to deceive&hell.... Read More

UPDATE: Mother and Daughter Killed in Lebanon, TN, Allegedly by Estranged Husband

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update to the shooting that left two dead in nearby Lebanon, TN on Monday.The Lebanon Police Department has confirmed the identities of the victims as 31-year-old.... Read More

Suspect in Lebanon, TN Double Murder found Dead in Nashville

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:44 am by WGNS

See the updated story HERE PREVIOUS NEWS STORY:In nearby Lebanon, TN, two people are dead following a shooting that took place on Monday morning.Suspect Shaun R. Varsos e.... Read More

Reporting Electric Outages and Seeing an Outage Map in the Age of Technology

Mar 31, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

In the new age of technology, sometimes we make things more confusing than what they should be. That said, it is still important to report electricity outages in your communit.... Read More

Tennessee Motorama this weekend

Jan 05, 2021 at 11:46 am by WGNS

Tommy ‘Scooter’ Williams has announced the 10th annual Tennessee Motorama. The event will be held at the Wilson County Fairgrounds Saturday, January 9th from 10am.... Read More

RCSO and THP Stop Box Truck Sunday in Walter Hill

Dec 27, 2020 at 07:45 pm by WGNS

Church members and convenience store customers heard a box truck driver play audio Sunday similar to the audio heard before the Nashville explosion Christmas Day, Rutherford C.... Read More

Five People Indicted in Connection to a 2019 Wilson County Homicide

Dec 03, 2020 at 09:42 am by WGNS

An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arrest of multiple individuals stemming from a 2019 homicide i.... Read More

Man Jailed On 4-Decade Old Child Abuse Charge

Nov 15, 2020 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: (LEBANON, TN)  In neighboring Wilson County, an investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has resulted in the indictment and arre.... Read More

Goodwill to Host Virtual, Drive-Thru Hiring Events Thursday

Aug 03, 2020 at 09:25 am by WGNS

Goodwill Career Solutions will host two unique hiring events on Thursday, Aug. 6 — one on the information superhighway and the other on a driveway.From 2-4 p.m., a Virtu.... 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