Thursday Night Structure Fire In Smyrna

Mar 19, 2022 at 06:02 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  At 7:31PM Thursday evening (3/17/2022) Smyrna Fire Department (SFD) personnel were dispatched to a  structure fire in the 400 block of Clarkston Drive..... Read More

Volunteers to help build new Habitat for Humanity Home in downtown Murfreesboro on March 12th

Mar 01, 2022 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

Habitat for Humanity volunteers will meet to work on a special community build project later this month. The First Baptist Panel Build will be on Saturday, March 12 in the Hab.... Read More

BEWARE: Scammer Threatens to Visit Your Home in "Fake Fines" and Family Member in Jail Hoax

Feb 28, 2022 at 11:11 am by WGNS

WGNS has more scams to report. This time, we head to nearby Bedford County, where the Sheriff’s Department is alerting the public of a scam in the area that involves a c.... 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

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

Report: 6.6% of Tennessee adults still live with parents

Jan 19, 2022 at 03:19 pm by WGNS

A recent analysis found that in Tennessee, 6.6% of adults aged 25 and older live with their parents, compared to 7.3% of adults at the national level. Scroll down for mor.... Read More

Report shows Tennessee saw 14th largest home price increases in 2021

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:51 am by WGNS

Between October 2020 and October 2021, the year-over-year percent change in Tennessee home prices was +21.1%. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee experienced the 14th largest in.... Read More

Report: Tennessee has 4.4 home price-to-income ratio, below U.S. average

Dec 07, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

One of the major economic stories in recent months has been rising concerns about inflation. While year-over-year wage growth in the U.S. has reached its fastest rate in decad.... Read More

Protecting your family from fire as the temperature continues to drop

Dec 07, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

As the temperature continues to drop, officials with Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue say be careful when using your heater. Deputy Chief Roger Toombs stated…It is also i.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Practice Fireplace Safety

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Fireplaces and chimneys represent a significant source of home heating fires.Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering safety tips to.... Read More

PulteGroup’s Built to Honor Program Will Break Ground on a New Mortgage-Free Home Donated to a Wounded Army Veteran

Nov 16, 2021 at 08:55 pm by WGNS

A local United States Army veteran recently received life-changing news about a new home. The PulteGroup is building Specialist Christopher Lewis a new mortgage-free home th.... Read More

Hot rides take to the Streets on Saturday for the 13th Annual Hammer Down for Habitat Poker Run

Sep 14, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Supporters of Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity will take to the streets THIS Saturday (September 18th) for the 13th Annual Hammer Down fo.... Read More

Report: Tennessee has 20th lowest mortgage loan approval rate in U.S.

Sep 06, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Pent-up demand from the pandemic, low interest rates, and a shortage of properties have created a booming housing market with near record levels of refinance activity. While t.... Read More

16.7% of Tennessee homeowners moved in 30+ years ago, 20th fewest in U.S.

Sep 03, 2021 at 09:29 am by WGNS

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, economic observers—and many frustrated aspiring homebuyers—have commented extensively on the extremely competitive market.... Read More

Report finds Tennessee median home price is $218K, 16th least expensive in U.S.

Jul 09, 2021 at 12:45 pm by WGNS

New data from the Case-Shiller Index reveals that the housing market is rising at a rate that hasn’t been seen in decades. While the year-over-year change in home prices.... Read More

USDA Extends Foreclosure Moratorium to July 31, 2021

Jun 25, 2021 at 12:36 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Department of Agriculture onThursday (6/24/21) extended through July 31, 2021, the moratorium on foreclosures from properties financed by USDA Single-Family Hous.... Read More

UPDATE: More News on the Future of the Low-Head Dam behind the Sam Davis Home and Near Smyrna Elementary School

May 25, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

Talks continue over what to do with a low-head dam that is in disrepair. The location of the structure that was built in 1939 is directly behind the historic Sam Davis Home an.... Read More

Local Habitat for Humanity Program to Receive Boost in Funding to help with 15 New Homes

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A $300,000 check presentation will take place on Wednesday and that check will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity program in Rutherford County.An FHLB Cincinnati Affordabl.... Read More

Safe at Home Address Confidentiality Program

Apr 01, 2021 at 08:49 am by WGNS

At the beginning of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Secretary of State Tre Hargett wants to remindTennesseans about Safe at Home, the free statewide address confidentiality pr.... Read More

Rutherford County Register of Deeds Recommends Registering on Free Land Alert Site to Lessen Risk of "Deed Theft"

Mar 05, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Register of Deeds Heather Dawbarn recommends property owners register on MyLandAlert.com, a free service that will alert.... Read More