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NOTES LIVE is Moving Forward: Murfreesboro City Council approves Notes Live amphitheater project

Aug 10, 2022 at 03:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — After plans were put on hold by the city, Notes Live is now on GO! The Murfreesboro City Council voted Wednesday (Aug 10) to approve a finaliz.... Read More

Local Farmers Market at Lane Agri Park in Murfreesboro Continues - Now Thru Last Friday in October

Aug 04, 2022 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN - August is peak produce time in Tennessee for many of your favorite fruits and vegetables. Farmers markets from east to west and in between are packed with f.... Read More

Rutherford County School System is the Fastest Growing System in Tennessee - Salary Study to be Conducted to Prepare for Continued Growth

Jul 14, 2022 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have announced plans to move forward with an employee salary study. Director of Schools Dr. Jimmy Sullivan said a third-party vendor will oversee.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Computers Taking Over the World? Ehhh... by Dr. Larry Burriss at MTSU

Jul 14, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

Computers taking over the world? Probably not! With today's commentary, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...   Commentary (Verbatim): "I’d be willing to b.... Read More

Court Date Nears after five people were arrested in the 2020 homicide of a Murfreesboro man

Jul 01, 2022 at 11:06 am by WGNS

(UPDATED 07/01/2022) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – As heard in previous newscast, the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD), U.S. Marshals in Memphis, and Montgomery County.... Read More

UPDATE: Large NEW Outdoor / Indoor Music Venue in Murfreesboro along the Stones River in the Gateway District of Murfreesboro

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:05 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO) Local residents and music lovers throughout Tennessee are excited about an announcement made earlier this year regarding a new concert venue that w.... Read More

Investigation Results in 4 Arrests and the recovery of 5 handguns and 2 Stolen Vehicles

Jun 29, 2022 at 09:55 am by WGNS

An investigation by detectives in Nashville on Monday led to four arrests and the recovery of two stolen vehicles, five handguns, six key fobs, 3.7 grams of cocaine, 60 grams.... Read More

Former MTSU Employee accused of Stalking Woman on Campus and Impersonating Police Officer

Jun 29, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

UPDATED (06/28/22): We have more news on a subject who was arrested for allegedly stalking a woman on the MTSU campus. The accused suspect, who is now a former employee of the.... Read More

Tennessee is 7th least expensive market in the nation

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:59 pm by WGNS

  Gas prices across Tennessee fell for the second week in a row - providing a bit of good news for the 945,000 Tennesseans expected to hit the road later this week.... Read More

4 Pounds of Fentanyl-Laced Meth is Off the Streets of Middle Tennessee

Jun 27, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Over 4-pounds of meth is off the streets in Middle Tennessee, thanks to recent arrests made in Nashville. There, Metro narcotics detectives, joined by TBI agents, on Sunday.... Read More

Arrest in Drug Overdose Death of Rutherford County Woman

Jun 25, 2022 at 06:43 pm by WGNS

    A months-long investigation into the June 2021 fentanyl overdose death of a Rutherford County woman has resulted in the indictment of accused drug seller Blake.... Read More

Fencing Club Owner and Head Coach Rearrested on New Sexual Battery Indictment

Jun 24, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

In nearby Davidson County, Metro-Nashville Police report that Youth Services detectives have rearrested 37-year-old Robert Charles Piraino on a new sexual battery indictment a.... Read More

Local MTSU student named first recipient of the Drs. David and Yolando Chatman Scholarship presented by the MMC Foundation

Jun 22, 2022 at 11:02 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN  –Murfreesboro Medical Clinic and SurgiCenter (MMC), in conjunction with the MMC Foundation, recently named Kirolos Michael as the first recipient.... Read More

Murfreesboro Men Struggle for Suspects Gun in Nashville Gas Station Incident, Suspect and One Victim Shot

Jun 21, 2022 at 05:35 pm by WGNS

One Murfreesboro man was shot in Nashville early Monday morning and a second man, also from Murfreesboro, fired back at the suspect. As a result of the shooting, Metro Polic.... Read More

Tennessee Ranks at #5 for States with Veteran Owned Businesses

Jun 21, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

VETERAN OWNED BUSINESSES: A new report found that the Volunteer State has 5th most veteran-owned businesses in the country. Nationwide, the U.S. Department of Veterans Af.... Read More

Light Up the Night for Child Abuse Victims!

Jun 21, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “The Child Advocacy Center needs local businesses, civic groups, and individuals to make the Light Up the Night end of summer party s.... Read More

Currently, Tennessee is the 7th least expensive market in the nation for GAS

Jun 20, 2022 at 11:07 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) - According to AAA, the Auto Club Group, Gas prices across Tennessee are trending lower this week after a run of record-setting prices at the pump. The.... Read More

This Month Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watergate Scandal that Ultimately Brought Down President Nixon

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY and MORE: The scandal that brought down a United States President occurred this month, 50-years ago. That scandal... Watergate – on June 17, 1972. With m.... Read More

Rape Conviction Confirmed - Murfreesboro Man Added to TN Sex Offender Registry

Jun 16, 2022 at 07:44 pm by WGNS

WGNS confirmed the suspect in a 2020 rape investigation has officially been convicted on two counts of rape. 31-Year-old Joshua D. Walton of Murfreesboro was added to the Se.... Read More

Quick Change Scam ends with Alleged Theft of $1,000

Jun 14, 2022 at 07:40 pm by WGNS

What appears to have been a quick-change scam ended with a Walmart customer allegedly stealing $1,000. The incident was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway late last.... Read More