City of Murfreesboro / Middle Tennessee Electric Land Swap still under review - Could potentially equal new park and a new MTE Headquarters

Mar 22, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – The City of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) continue to examine the idea of a land swap. The trade would consist of the electric pro.... Read More

New Indoor Soccer Facility to Likely Open in June of 2022

Feb 22, 2022 at 11:43 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Parks and Rec continue to build an indoor soccer facility in the northern portion of Rutherford County near the York VA Medical Center. The new structure is in th.... Read More

Today, we take a look at the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department to learn about new parks, programs and more

Feb 22, 2022 at 09:07 am by Producer

Listen to the full podcast above.  Today, we take a look at the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department to learn about new parks, programs and more. Our guest include Park.... Read More

Smyrna Vice-Mayor Marc Adkins named the Managing Broker for Smyrna Parks Realty

Feb 21, 2022 at 12:46 pm by WGNS

An area realtor since 1987, has been named the Managing Broker for Parks Realty in Smyrna.Marc Adkins, the Smyrna Vice-Mayor said, “I will continue to serve clien.... Read More

Murfreesboro Parks and Rec discuss future changes and additions and later guest talk about an upcoming Black History Month event that focuses on life in the past

Jan 25, 2022 at 09:04 am by Producer

The Murfreesboro Parks Department talked about upcoming additions to area parks during the first half of the program. Our guest were Parks Director Nate Williams and Assistant.... Read More

In Case You Missed It: Houses Selling for More Than Asking Price in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:20 pm by WGNS

WGNS spoke to Realtor David Estes with Parks Realty about the housing market locally. Estes recalled what a home with 3-bedrooms and a 2-car garage once sold for in the Murfre.... Read More

6-Months into new handgun carry laws in Tennessee and many still have questions

Jan 05, 2022 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

  Since the passage of the permit-less carry law passed and went into effect last year in July, there are still questions and confusion over the matter.With the law chan.... Read More

The Wild Real Estate Market in Rutherford County, TN

Jan 03, 2022 at 09:12 am by Producer

This morning on the Action Line we were joined by Real Estate Madman David Estes with Parks Realty. He talked about the increased cost of a home these days in our are, focusin.... Read More

New Year's Day 5K in Barfield Park

Dec 29, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

The annual New Year’s Day 5K is back for another round this year in  Murfreesboro…Parks Assistant Director Rachel Singer said the 5K will be on paved trails.... Read More

Take an artic dip during the Murfreesboro Polar Bear Plunge on Jan. 8th

Dec 28, 2021 at 09:29 pm by WGNS

This year's Polar Bear Plunge at the outdoor Sports*Com swimming pool will be on Saturday, January 8, 2022...That was assistant parks director Thomas Laird. Reports ind.... Read More

ACTION LINE: On Tuesday, the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Crew were in the WGNS Studio

Dec 28, 2021 at 06:28 am by Producer

This morning, WGNS was joined in studio by guests from the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department. Our guests included Thomas Laird and Rachel Singer who highlighted the Polar.... Read More

Park planning in West Murfreesboro would shift to new location if “property swap” with MTE wins City Council approval

Dec 03, 2021 at 07:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council voted Thursday, Dec. 2, to approve City staff moving forward with negotiation, due diligence, and document prepa.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro wants to use / oversee former GE Property that was purchased to be under the National Parks Stones River Battlefield

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:46 am by WGNS

What was once General Electric owned property and used by GE as a manufacturing plant for close to 50-years, was purchased by O'Reilly's Auto Parts to be used as a distributio.... Read More

La Vergne Parks and Recreation Grant Ceremony and More

Oct 14, 2021 at 11:23 am by WGNS

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) officials will hold a check presentation ceremony this Friday, Oct. 15th for a parks and recreation grant for La Ve.... Read More

Animal Encounters at Wilderness Station

Aug 16, 2021 at 08:45 am by WGNS

Throughout September, animal lovers of all ages can learn more about what maybe crawling, slithering, sliding, flying, and hopping across local trails or even in your own ba.... Read More

State Parks, Rivian Partner on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Jul 21, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced today it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian.... Read More

Sidewalk Murals Painted by Children with Everyday Household Items in Murfreesboro

Jun 17, 2021 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Earlier this month, the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec Department enjoyed a little artwork.Children throughout the community gathered on June 11th to paint murals on the sidewal.... Read More

Juneteenth to be Celebrated in Murfreesboro Over Three Day Period

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Juneteenth will be celebrated at the historic Bradley Academy in Murfreesboro over a three-day period. The event will start on Thursday June 17th and close with a final event.... Read More

Indoor Soccer Field and Eight Synthetic Turf Fields being constructed at Richard Siegel Soccer Complex

May 26, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS

  The Richard Siegel Soccer Complex near the York VA Medical Center in Murfreesboro is undergoing some major changes. Soccer fans are particularly excited about the futu.... Read More

“Movies Under the Stars” in Murfreesboro begins June 7

May 26, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to enjoy free family-friendly films during their annual “Movies Under.... Read More