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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

33.3% of Rutherford County Drivers Involved in Serious Injury or Fatal Accidents This Year were Using Drugs, Alcohol or were Drowsy

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A national survey - conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety - reveals many Americans admit to taking one or more potentially impairing medications before getting be.... Read More

Appeal Denied for Murfreesboro Man Convicted on 10-Counts of Rape of a Child

Jul 20, 2022 at 07:46 pm by WGNS

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. – The Tennessee Supreme Court has denied an appeal filed by Marcus Willingham, who was convicted in the Rutherford County Courtro.... Read More

OP-ED: Parent Engagement in the Schools

Jul 20, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

As you start the school year, take an opportunity to open a door to healthy dialogue with parents about the day-to-day events in their child’s classroom. Research reveal.... Read More

American Library Association stands with local libraries like the Rutherford County Library System in condemning threats of violence (with audio)

Jul 19, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – Over the years there has been a growing trend of threats of violence and vandalism at local libraries, some of which have turned into more than just.... Read More

STUDY: Men 3X more likely than women to be involved in fatal distracted driving crashes in Tennessee

Jul 15, 2022 at 12:13 pm by WGNS

A recent study conducted by Zutobi shows that men in Tennessee are nearly three times more likely than women to be involved in a fatal crash that involves distracted driving..... Read More

Help local children who are less fortunate through the Barnabas Vision School Supply Drive

Jul 15, 2022 at 11:32 am by WGNS

Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is collecting school supplies for students in need throughout the community. Volunteer Hillary Hodges stated… The school supply drive i.... Read More

Tennessee Cattlemen's Assoc. and Industry Partners Support Youth - Donating Local Beef to Second Harvest Food Bank

Jul 15, 2022 at 06:47 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – At the Tennessee Junior Beef Expo in Lebanon, Tenn. on June 30 through July 2, the Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) with help from i.... Read More