Tennessee Treasury Unclaimed Property on the road to reunite Tennesseans with missing money

Aug 17, 2022 at 10:30 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Treasury, Unclaimed Property Division is traveling to events across the state to reunite Tennesseans with missing money.Last fiscal year, the Divis.... 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

TOPIC: Services and Programs throughout the Rutherford County Library System

Aug 16, 2022 at 08:55 am by Producer

Today, Scott Walker hosted the WGNS Action Line and his guest was Linebaugh Library Manager Carol Gattas. She covered topics about the variety of services offered locally, pro.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric members set all-time record for electricity consumption in HEAT

Aug 15, 2022 at 05:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – In battling a record hot July, members of Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) set an all-time record for electricity consumption.“We’r.... Read More

Drive Safe and Use Caution in School Zones Throughout Rutherford County

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) Law enforcement have increased patrol around schools - - this news in after a child was stuck and killed by a vehicle on East Main Street directly, afte.... Read More

COMMENTARY: A look at how different news stories were handled in years past during Vietnam, the U-2 incident, the Bay of Pigs and more

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

In today’s radio commentary, Dr. Larry Burriss, MTSU Professor of Journalism takes a look news crews from the past during Vietnam, World War II and more…  .... Read More

NOTES LIVE is Moving Forward: Murfreesboro City Council approves Notes Live amphitheater project

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — After plans were put on hold by the city, Notes Live is now on GO! The Murfreesboro City Council voted Wednesday (Aug 10) to approve a finaliz.... Read More
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August 4th Election Results

Aug 04, 2022 at 10:48 pm by WGNS

There are several new faces in local government after the August 4th county, municipal and state primary elections. 29,377 election day, early and absentee votes were c.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools are the 4th Largest District in Tennessee

Aug 04, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The Rutherford County Schools wrapped up the 2021-2022 school year with 300-students shy of hitting the 50-thousand mark. On Friday, the county scho.... Read More

MTSU faculty mentor undergrads through research experiences

Aug 03, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

PHOTO Above: Shown recently in an MTSU Science Building chemistry lab, Hannah Michael of Hampton, New Hampshire, a junior at St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine, sai.... Read More

Goodness Gracious Restaurant and Catering Opens in Early August at Fountains at Gateway

Aug 03, 2022 at 12:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Goodness Gracious Restaurant and Catering, a family-owned and chef-run Southern gourmet restaurant, will open at Fountains at Gateway early this mo.... Read More

Rutherford County has Opened a New Veterans Service Office in Murfreesboro to Assist Veterans with Benefits

Aug 03, 2022 at 12:27 pm by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Military Veterans living in Rutherford County now have additional help navigating the sometimes overwhelming and complex services they earned, thank.... Read More

$15-Million Grant Approved to Help Middle Tennesseans with Jobs in the Technology Sector

Aug 03, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A portion of a $500-million grant approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce, has announced that $15-million will go towards helping residents in Middle and West Tennessee.&n.... Read More

MEDIA COMMENTARY: At What Age Should Computer Screen Time Start for Children?

Aug 02, 2022 at 06:58 am by WGNS

(LISTEN TO THIS COMMENTARY) At what age should a child start using a computer or smart device? Some experts suggest that too much screen-time at an early age can overdevelop v.... Read More

Clear the Shelters Event at PAWS in Rutherford County

Aug 01, 2022 at 11:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN  – Rutherford County PAWS has joined NBCUniversal Local’s 2022 Clear The Shelters pet adoption and donation event Aug. 12th-14th and Aug.19th-21st.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Start Friday - 50,000 Student's Increases Demand for More Classrooms

Aug 01, 2022 at 10:38 pm by WGNS

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Rutherford County school students will return to class for an abbreviated day this Friday, followed by their first full-day on Monday. The h.... Read More

Rutherford County Teen Wins Tennessee Cattlemen's Assoc. Scholarship

Aug 01, 2022 at 12:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN— The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee CattleWomen’s (TNCW) Association awarded five educational scholarships for t.... Read More

Smyrna has the Lowest Unemployment Rate in Rutherford County - County as a Whole Ranks as 7th Lowest in State

Jul 28, 2022 at 09:40 pm by WGNS

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) School employees on their yearly summer break were one of the factors that impacted the June 2022 county unemployment rates, according to th.... Read More

Rutherford County Hotels Stays See Continued Upswing

Jul 27, 2022 at 10:50 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Rutherford County’s hotel partners continue to increase their numbers according to the May STR report. In comparison to May 2021, hotel room.... Read More

Hiring New Teachers and Retaining Great Educators in Rutherford County is a Tough Battle in the Current Job Market

Jul 25, 2022 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

As the job market grows more competitive, businesses are finding it tougher and tougher to hire and retain staff. The issue impacts not only companies, but also school distr.... Read More