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

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools to hold Career Fair and Sign-on Bonuses Available for Some Positions

Jan 24, 2022 at 02:24 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are hiring and a sign on bonus is available for new teachers in certain fields of study...That was Dr. Andrea Anthony, Assistant Superintendent.... Read More

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces the Opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program

Jan 24, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces the opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program for the upcoming tax season, February 3 – April.... Read More

The Rutherford County School System is Hiring as we take a look at Student Growth mixed with More Schools

Jan 24, 2022 at 09:21 am by Producer

Today on the WGNS Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to the Rutherford County School’s Human Resources department. Some of the highlights discussed: • Virtua.... Read More

Gas Prices in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee This Week

Jan 24, 2022 at 07:29 am by WGNS

Average gasoline prices in Tennessee are unchanged  in the last week, averaging $3.01/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Te.... Read More

Free Coats for Those in Need - Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 in Murfreesboro

Jan 23, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Barnabas Vision is having a coat giveaway on Friday the 28th from 8:30am - 11:00am.  The coats are free for those who lack the ability to buy a coat. Coats will be a.... Read More

Tennessee Family Fighting Pediatric Cancer Explains How the National Blood Donation Crisis Affects their Child’s Care

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

The Red Cross is experiencing a historic blood donation crisis. Blood donations are at their lowest in over a decade. Donations are crucial in helping people make swift recove.... 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

Barnett plans to use background in classroom, transportation department as first Assistant Director of Transportation withing Rutherford County Schools

Jan 20, 2022 at 10:14 pm by WGNS

As the first assistant director of transportation, Wanda Barnett plans to use her extensive experience to serve students to ensure they get to and from school daily.“I&r.... Read More

MTSU ushers in ‘Year of the Tiger’ in U.S., China with music, dancing, opera

Jan 19, 2022 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The eyes of the tiger will be on MTSU during two special online performances to celebrate the Lunar New Year.The Center for Chinese Music and.... Read More

Central Tennessee Regional Planning Board seeking additional evidence related to Middle Point Landfill expansion application

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pursuant to a recent court ruling by the Chancery Court in BFI vs. Regional Board, the Central Tennessee Regional Solid Waste Planning Board i.... Read More

Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office to Hire Two Medicolegal Investigators

Jan 19, 2022 at 01:05 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (January 19, 2022)—The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office (RCMEO) is seeking to hire two Medicolegal Death Investigators (MDIs).The.... Read More

Rotary Clubs Join Forces to Build Walls and Hope for Area Residents

Jan 18, 2022 at 09:08 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) with three Rotary Clubs of Rutherford County will gather for the 3rd Annual “Rotary Builds” Habitat Panel B.... Read More

African American woman fears her family's 115-Year-old farm on Arno Road could become a housing development

Jan 18, 2022 at 07:14 pm by WGNS

Just a few miles from Eagleville, Tennessee is the site of a 100-year-old farm that is owned by an African American family that could soon be turned into a housing develo.... Read More

Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport to Retire in September of 2022

Jan 18, 2022 at 05:28 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Judge Donna Scott Davenport will not seek re-election for Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge and will retire at the end of he.... Read More

Andrae Crismon announced his candidacy for Juvenile Court Judge

Jan 17, 2022 at 02:56 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Local attorney and pastor Andrae Crismon announced Monday (01/17/2022) at Patterson Park that he is a candidate for Juvenile Court Judge for Rut.... Read More

Art Exhibit in Murfreesboro: Six Decades, Five Continents, One Eye

Jan 17, 2022 at 02:26 pm by WGNS

Walter LeCroy’s interest in photography began at an early age and has remained a life-long passion. LeCroy’s photographs are currently on display in the Murfreesbo.... Read More

Snow Patrol Closings & Notifications for TUESDAY (01/18/2022)

Jan 17, 2022 at 02:24 pm by WGNS

CLOSINGS for TUESDAY (01/18/2022)All Rutherford County Schools will be CLOSED on Tuesday (01/17/2022), due to secondary roads throughout the county remaining hazardous for veh.... Read More

Censorship in America, a commentary by Dr. Larry Burriss

Jan 17, 2022 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Censorship in America and accepting the status quo. Dr. Larry Burriss, a professor of Journalism at MTSU, covers censorship in today’s commentary… Commentary b.... Read More