Wilson County

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

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