Wilson County

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 UPDATE: Missing Teenager Safely Located

Nov 04, 2022 at 04:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

(MIDDLE TENNESSEE) A 19-year-old woman who was reported under an “Endangered Child Alert” as missing has been located, according to the Tennessee Bureau of Investi.... Read More

AMBER ALERT: 16-Year Old Female Safe / 35-Year Old Male JAILED

Oct 15, 2022 at 12:06 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation found the missing 16-year old female here in Murfreesboro Saturday (10/15/2022) morning. She was with 35-year old Hilario.... Read More

11-Charged with FACE Act Violations Stemming From 2021 Blockade of Mount Juliet Reproductive Health Clinic

Oct 12, 2022 at 08:56 pm by WGNS News

(WILSON COUNTY, Tenn.) A federal indictment unsealed Wednesday charges eleven individuals with violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act, announc.... 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 TN Electric stresses innovation and service at Annual Meeting

Aug 29, 2022 at 01:04 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. –  Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) leadership highlighted its current and future innovations, updated cooperative members about the status.... 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

The Median Price of Homes in Rutherford County Rose by 7.9% during the 1st Quarter of 2022

Aug 20, 2022 at 06:29 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Housing prices are up, as heard in numerous reports, which means first time home buyers moving into areas like Rutherford County are having a harder.... 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

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

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

Gordonsville Woman Indicted in Alleged Estate Theft

Jul 21, 2022 at 11:09 am by WGNS

WILSON COUNTY, TENN. -  A Gordonsville woman has been indicted following a TBI investigation into the theft of more than a quarter of a million dollars ($250,000+) from a.... 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

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

TDEC and TennGreen Acquire 5 Acres at Cedars of Lebanon State Park

Mar 08, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS

In nearby Wilson County and off of Highway 231 North, reports from the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC), in partnership with TennGreen Land Conserva.... Read More