Murfreesboro history

A Glimpse into Murfreesboro’s Past: The History of Oaklands Mansion

May 23, 2024 at 12:41 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - In the 1800s, Murfreesboro was much smaller than it is today. Looking back to 1818, when the first section of Oaklands Mansion was built, the town had a pop.... Read More

A look at how local radio and life in our community intertwine - and a little history of Rutherford County

Aug 11, 2023 at 09:09 am by Producer

Listen to this morning's show, that highlights local history and how it all intertwines with your very first local radio station... WGNS.  On the show, you will hear old.... Read More

‘Juneteenth’ Celebrates Freedom in Murfreesboro June 15th - June 17th

Jun 10, 2023 at 03:06 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - In 1806, Bradley Academy was built in Murfreesboro for the wealthy, only allowing white males to attend the school. Past President of the United States Jame.... Read More

JuneTeenth Celebration at Bradley Academy in Murfreesboro June 15th - June 17th

Apr 27, 2023 at 10:38 am by WGNS News

LISTEN ABOVE: Listen to the full interview above to learn more about JuneTeenth and Bradley Academy. In the interview, WGNS' Scott Walker talks to Vonchelle Stembridge, F.... Read More
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It’s the One-Year Anniversary of the Rutherford County Courthouse Museum

Dec 07, 2022 at 04:15 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) It’s the one-year anniversary of the Rutherford County Courthouse Museum and Main Street Murfreesboro held a celebrational open house for the mus.... Read More
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Locally Owned and Operated Premiere 6 Movie Theater Turns 55! The Theater Remains OPEN as they Wrap Up Major Renovations

Aug 26, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Premiere 6, the only locally owned movie theater in Murfreesboro, has been undergoing some major renovations - many of which started towards the latter h.... Read More

The Old Shiloh School on Halls Hill Pike in Murfreesboro - One former student wants to hold a class reunion

Jul 01, 2022 at 12:53 pm by WGNS

Local resident Joe McHenry is on a search… He is trying to track down the first-grade class of 1960 at Shiloh Elementary School… Shiloh opened on Hall’s Hi.... Read More

Old Goldstein's Department Store building on Murfreesboro Square to be Renovated

Mar 30, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

The old Goldstein's Department Store building on the downtown Murfeesboro square will be remodeled, that according to Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron...Currently, the Ru.... Read More