Car burglaries continue to plague the Murfreesboro area

May 09, 2022 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) As reported earlier, there has been a recent rash of vehicle break-ins. Between March 1st and May 8, 2022 there have been 184 reports of vehicle break-ins a.... Read More

National Drug Endangered Children Awareness

May 06, 2022 at 07:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - The Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (TADEC) recently held a resolution reading at Legislative Plaza in observance of National Drug E.... Read More

Rutherford County Teachers Receive FIRST Mentor Teacher of Excellence Award

May 06, 2022 at 06:29 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Two Rutherford County Schools teachers have been honored for mentorship of student teachers.Both teachers — David Bonilla of Whitworth-Bu.... Read More

La Vergne Police Department Searches for Theft Suspect

May 05, 2022 at 10:01 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a suspect in a package theft investigation.The theft happened on April 27. The packag.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins continue to rise in Murfreesboro and Nashville

May 05, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Car burglaries continue to be a problem in the Murfreesboro area. Larry Flowers, Public Information Officer for the Murfreesboro Police Department, surprisingly said…Po.... Read More

State Rep. Rudd and Sen. White announce Eagleville Public Safety Complex funding

May 04, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

Eagleville, Tenn. — State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Dawn White, R-Murfreesboro, announce that $100,000 in state funding has been secured for the desi.... Read More

Local man survives overdose, credits care counselor and Rutherford County Deputies

Apr 07, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

  Alex Farris knows he’s fortunate to be alive.29-Year-old Farris of Eagleville almost died in January 2021 when he overdosed on fentanyl. Farris was homeless with.... Read More

Students compete in Rutherford County Schools Math Competition

Apr 06, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Winners of the recent Desmos Art Competition and In-Person Math Contest have been decided. The math-centric competition was opened to all students, as well as teachers fo.... Read More

Dawbarn seeks re-election for Rutherford County Register of Deeds

Apr 05, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

Heather Dawbarn has officially declared her intention for re-election for Rutherford County Register of Deeds on May 3rd, 2022. The Republican Party asked Heather to run in.... Read More

TBI Releases 2021 Law Enforcement-Related Deaths Study

Mar 30, 2022 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

On Wednesday (03/30/22), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the Volunteer State d.... Read More

July 9th Craft Fair being planned for Murfreesboro Area

Mar 25, 2022 at 07:11 am by WGNS

A special craft fair is being planned for this summer. The event entitled, “Just Crafting Around Craft Fair,” will be held at the Lane Agri Park in Murfreesboro on.... Read More

Two Dead and One Arrested after Speeding Vehicle Crashes on I-24, East of Murfreesboro

Mar 10, 2022 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

  One person is in custody and two people were found deceased after a speeding car crashed on Interstate 24 Wednesday afternoon around 3:30 PM.Seconds before the crash,.... Read More

Rutherford County woman threatened to be jailed over jury duty in SCAM phone call

Mar 10, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS

WGNS has another update to a scam troubling local residents. In this case, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office advises potential victims to “Beware of a jury duty s.... Read More

The function of Serotonin and the battle of depression that many face throughout Rutherford County and Beyond

Mar 08, 2022 at 11:23 am by WGNS

Depression is one of the many side effects of the COVID Pandemic that has been experienced by a multitude of patients, according to Dr. Jessica Crowder in Murfreesboro...Those.... Read More

Tennessee State Parks Had $2.1 Billion Economic Impact in 2021

Mar 07, 2022 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

Tennessee State Parks had an economic impact of $2.1 billion in Fiscal Year 2021, as the parks posted 38.5 million visits, according to a report done for the Tennessee Departm.... Read More

Big election year in Rutherford County with Mayoral races in Murfreesboro, Smyrna, LaVergne, Eagleville and Rutherford County

Feb 23, 2022 at 09:40 am by WGNS

2022 Makes for a big year in political elections throughout Rutherford County and the entire state of Tennessee. Alan Farley, the Rutherford County Election Administ.... Read More

TwosDay Baby born in Murfreesboro on 2/22/22

Feb 22, 2022 at 07:19 pm by WGNS

On Tuesday, Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro welcomed the SECOND baby born on February 22nd of 2022.Elizabeth Hope Allen, who is affectionately cal.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Announced Community Wide Efford to Plan for the Future of the County

Feb 22, 2022 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. ‐‐‐ Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced the launch of ‘PlanRutherford,’ an initiative to engage residents and stakeholders in sh.... Read More

Tennessee saw 31.5% increase in road trips, 13th largest in U.S. - Rutherford County Continues to See Increased Hotel Stays Locally

Feb 22, 2022 at 12:43 pm by WGNS

In Tennessee, locals have been hitting the road in higher numbers when comparing 2019 to 2021. Reports show that Tennessee experienced a 31.5% increase in long-distance road t.... Read More

The cost of buying a home in Rutherford County continues to climb higher

Feb 22, 2022 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

The skies the limit, is what many are starting to think when it comes to home prices in Rutherford County, TN. The real estate boom continues exploding and the inventory of si.... Read More