Shane McFarland

Swearing-In Ceremony of Mayor, City Council Members Sept. 1

Aug 25, 2022 at 12:23 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) On Thursday, September 1st, General Sessions Judge Toby Gilley will swear-in re-elected Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland and City Council member&n.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council Authorizes a Federal Lawsuit Against Operators of Middle Point Landfill

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Ongoing environmental problems, including odor and water pollution, have led the City of Murfreesboro to file a federal lawsuit against the operators of Middle Point Landfill:.... Read More

Mayor recognizes MPD officer Connor Gavlick and Sgt. Tim Higgins with STARS Award

May 20, 2022 at 12:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Officer Connor Gavlick and Sgt. Tim Higgins were honored May 19, 2022, as STARS award recipients for saving a child&r.... Read More

Politics: Murfreesboro Mayor McFarland Announces Re-election Bid

May 20, 2022 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland announced he will run for re-election to continue progress on the priorities he cited in his initial bid eight years ag.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor makes statement on Wednesday night shooting

May 19, 2022 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

On Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland commented on the Wednesday night shooting that left 18-year-old Hasani Brewer dead…  A 17-year-old h.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor recognizes MFRD Capt. David Bricker and MPD Officer Jaydin Davis

Apr 22, 2022 at 07:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Captain David Bricker and MPD Officer Jaydin Davis were honored April 21, 2022, with STARS awards. Bricker and D.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor McFarland announces “letter of intent” for long-term sale of City’s solid waste

Apr 13, 2022 at 07:08 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland announced Wednesday, April 13, 2022, a letter of intent among WastAway, LLC and Argos USA LLC and the City..... Read More

UPDATE: Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro on Schedule to be Widened

Feb 16, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

Plans remain in place to widen Thompson Lane, which is State Route 268 in Murfreesboro. Mayor Shane McFarland explains the process of widening the state roadway...Thompson L.... Read More

Murfreesboro Vice-Mayor Facing A "Possibly Fatal Medical Condition" (Madelyn Scales-Harris on WGNS 7:20AM this Friday)

Jan 12, 2022 at 05:22 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) The Murfreesboro City Council conducted a special workshop session at 11:30AM Wednesday morning in the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport. Murfreesboro Vice-Ma.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro objects to State of Tennessee’s review of new construction proposed at Middle Point Landfill

Jun 23, 2021 at 04:42 pm by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has notified officials at the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) that the City.... Read More

Mayor Updates Road Conditions

Feb 16, 2021 at 09:25 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland shares an update on road conditions and more as of 9am Tuesday (2-16-21)

County Health Director Passes Away

Oct 16, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Health Department Director Dana Garrett has passed away unexpectedly. The state Department of Health confirmed her passing on Wednesday. She has served the.... Read More

Mayor McFarland Discusses "Racial Issues" 6PM Tuesday

Jul 26, 2020 at 01:33 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland will be on WGNS at 6:00 o'clock this coming Tuesday night with a "Conversation On Race" with Dr. Vincent L. Windrow. This wil.... Read More

Mayor orders flags to fly at half-staff at City Hall Friday for Charlie Daniels

Jul 09, 2020 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland has ordered flags to fly at half-staff at City Hall Friday in honor of musician Charlie Daniels who died ea.... Read More