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3-Part Show: Murfreesboro Parks and Rec, Seniors Helping Seniors and an Update on the Nashville School Shooting

Mar 28, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

During the first half of the Action Line, WGNS spoke to Kristen Hopkins and Dawn Thomas with the Murfreesboro Parks and Rec. Department. Segment Starts at 30:18 - On the seco.... Read More
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UPDATED: 6 Deceased in Nashville Christian School Shooting

Mar 27, 2023 at 08:35 pm by Producer

NOTE: Out of respect for the families that were impacted by the incident at Covenant School in Nashville on Monday, March 27, 2023, WGNS Radio will not be releasing the video.... Read More

113th General Assembly Wrapping-Up

Mar 18, 2023 at 10:30 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) The final weeks of the 113th Tennessee General Assembly are wrapping-up on capitol hill. State Senator Shane Reeves said, "We're preparing to present our final bi.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial Set for Duo to Face TennCare Fraud Charges in Rutherford County

Mar 08, 2023 at 10:54 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED: Rutherford County, TN - A sealed indictment that was handed down by a Rutherford County Grand Jury in 2022 for two suspects believed to be involved in a felony TennCa.... Read More

Man Convicted in 2017 Murder of Kendrick Love Sentenced in Rutherford County

Mar 03, 2023 at 07:34 am by WGNS News

The final chapter to a murder case that involved the death of 18-year-old Kendrick Love, has come to a close with the conviction and sentencing of the accused murderer. Report.... Read More

Commentary by JC Bowman: Reducing School Violence is a National Imperative

Feb 10, 2023 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

Reducing school violence is a national imperative. Frequently school officials and police officials have different perceptions of the role of law enforcement in public educati.... Read More

UPDATED: Suspect in Aggravated Sexual Battery of a Child Case Found Dead

Jan 20, 2023 at 04:38 pm by WGNS News

(Middle Tennessee) A man who was wanted by police in Nashville was found dead in Carthage, Tennessee. 41-Year-old Jeremiah Timon Abel was wanted by the long arm of the law for.... Read More

Celebrated comedian Henry Cho to perform In Murfreesboro

Jan 17, 2023 at 07:01 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) Henry Cho, known for his "clean comedy," will be performing two shows Friday, January 27 at The Walnut House in support of the Murfreesboro Kiwanis Foundati.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Behind Bars After an Alleged Road Rage Shooting That Left One Dead in Nashville

Jan 17, 2023 at 01:18 pm by WGNS News

(Nashville, TN) A 22-year-old Murfreesboro man has been arrested for a Nashville murder that allegedly occurred during a road rage incident this past Saturday. Caleb Harney wa.... Read More

November Shoplifting Case Involving Beauty Products Remains Under Investigation

Jan 12, 2023 at 06:55 pm by WGNS News

  (Smyrna, TN) Despite the holidays being behind us, shoplifting cases that happened before the New Year continue to be a thorn in the side of law enforcement and retail.... Read More

A new neighborhood hospital to open in the Blackman area this March - Listen to today's podcast for a discussion about the new hospital and more

Jan 10, 2023 at 12:04 pm by WGNS News

Today on the show, WGNS' Scott Walker interviews Gordon B. Ferguson, President & CEO of Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital and Brittney Urso, the new Westlawn Hosp.... Read More

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Middle Tennessee partners with Tennessee Titans for National Mentoring Month

Jan 10, 2023 at 11:34 am by WGNS News

Big Brothers Big Sisters Middle Tennessee (BBBSMT) has partnered with the Tennessee Titans to advocate for the impact of mentorship and inspire adults to become mentors during.... Read More

Suspect Accused of Inappropriately Touching a Child Under the Age of 13

Jan 05, 2023 at 01:23 pm by WGNS News

Middle, Tenn. – A suspect has been developed in a case that focuses on the sexual battery of a child. Metro Nashville Police reported on Thursday that Youth Services det.... Read More

$12,000 Theft / Fraud Spending Spree Case in Murfreesboro

Jan 05, 2023 at 11:31 am by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) Local authorities are investigating a theft and fraud case right now that dates back several months. Evidently, the case focuses on a couple that di.... Read More
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Rutherford County and Metro Nashville School Students Begin Healthcare Careers through Innovative New Program

Jan 04, 2023 at 08:38 pm by WGNS News

Ascension Saint Thomas today recognized the inaugural class of Ascension Saint Thomas Work-Based Learning, a new year-long program designed to prepare students from Metro Nash.... Read More

ALERT: Recall of Gas Ranges due to Possible Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Jan 02, 2023 at 10:15 pm by WGNS News

A recall of gas ranges has been announced after the ZLine model was found to possibly impose the risk of serious injury or death by carbon monoxide poisoning. This recall invo.... Read More

MTSU doctoral student wins American Chemical Society award for promoting women in STEM

Dec 20, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Ph.D. student Nicole Gammons stimulates her mind with data-driven research as part of the Molecular Biosciences docto.... Read More

Murfreesboro Woman Dies after being removed from BMW while having Convulsions Outside of Gas Station

Dec 12, 2022 at 10:44 pm by WGNS News

(Nashville, TN) In Nashville, Metro Police are trying to determine the identity of a man who allegedly removed a female passenger from his car as she was having what was.... Read More

MURFREESBORO UPDATE: December 4, 2020 Murder Case Bound Over to a Grand Jury

Dec 05, 2022 at 12:05 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Rutherford County Courts found probable cause to present a murder case from December of 2020 to a Grand Jury… That was Rutherford County.... Read More

The Value of Property Throughout Rutherford County has Increased by Almost 450% in Ten Years

Nov 08, 2022 at 01:27 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Rutherford County’s growth rate has exceeded that of other counties in the Volunteer State, according to Rutherford County Assessor Property Rob Mi.... Read More