Wilson County

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

The first Federal Post Office in Lebanon, Tennessee is being sold in a special sealed bid process

Apr 07, 2022 at 06:00 am 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

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

MTE continues to offer payment options as members receive higher bills due to the cold weather

Feb 15, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

The recent wave of extreme cold weather has led to a wave of increased energy bills for many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members.Heating and cooling costs can account for.... Read More

Outstanding Fairs were Honored at 100th Annual Convention in Murfreesboro

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS

This past week, Murfreesboro was home to a historic mark in history, the milestone celebration of 100 years of fairs throughout the Volunteer State. On January 20th through.... Read More

MTSU's Center for Health and Human Services, DrugFree Wilco facilitate police education on opioid use disorder

Jan 27, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Center for Health and Human Services at Middle Tennessee State University, in partnership with DrugFree Wilco, is helping train more than.... Read More

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