Murfreesboro newspaper

Murfreesboro City Schools Spearheads New Partnership with MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success

May 25, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro City Schools and the MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success (ALSS) Ed.D. Program announces a new collaboration to leverage expertise an.... Read More

A 2021 prostitution/sex trafficking investigation in Murfreesboro leads to the indictment and arrest of a Florida man

May 25, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigations Division Vice Unit detectives, with assistance from special agents from the Fl.... Read More

U-Haul truck reportedly used to steal enclosed trailer

May 24, 2022 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a pickup truck that was used to steal a pull-behind trailer. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the.... Read More

Six Smyrna High grads also complete associate degree at Bethel

May 24, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Six students from Smyrna High School have graduated from Bethel University with their associate degree.   On May 7th, the students received their degrees from.... Read More

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputies return fire on alleged suicidal man standing on I-24 overpass

May 24, 2022 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

About 30-minutes east of Murfreesboro in Hillsboro, Tennessee, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a phone call just before midnight on Monday from a man who was expressing suicidal te.... Read More

UPDATE: 17-Year-old suspect in Riverdale graduation shooting held in juvenile detention

May 23, 2022 at 08:37 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police told WGNS on Monday, "The 17-year-old shooter in the Riverdale High School after-graduation shooting at MTSU will remain i.... Read More

Rutherford County School Board offers Director of Schools position to Dr. James Sullivan

May 23, 2022 at 06:35 pm by WGNS

Dr. James Sullivan will be the next Director of Schools for Rutherford County pending final contract negotiations, after a 5-2 vote by the School Board at a special-called mee.... Read More

Audio Commentary: MTSU looks at American Speeches and More

May 23, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Real Americans in our history and making a statement. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…    Verbatim of above audio: “We'v.... 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

MTSU fermentation science major receives $10K scholarship from brewer Terrapin

May 19, 2022 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Emily Beavers, a rising junior in the MTSU Fermentation Science program, is the second recipient of the Brewing Education Scholarshi.... Read More

The Music Returns to the Historic Square and to Patterson Park

May 19, 2022 at 05:13 pm by WGNS

Music is a big part of Tennessee and while a lot of the musical groups were born in Nashville, their songs flow into the surrounding areas. Murfreesboro and Rutherford County.... Read More

Tennessee records 3.2% unemployment rate for April

May 19, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

New data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD) revealed unemployment across the state remained at a historic low in April. The state reached.... Read More

UPDATE: Shooting on MTSU Campus after Riverdale High School Graduation Leaves One Dead / One Critically Injured

May 19, 2022 at 02:34 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE: Accused gunman arrested - WGNS has more on the shooting death of one victim and the critical injury sustained by another on Wednesday night at.... Read More
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Indoor Entertainment-Food, Plus Outdoor Amphitheater

May 19, 2022 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) At a press conference in the Murfreesboro City Hall's Rotunda, Mayor Shane McFarland announced that a $40-million corporate investment on city owned proper.... Read More

Shooting at Riverdale High School Graduation on the MTSU Campus Wednesday Evening

May 18, 2022 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) UPDATE — One person was killed and a second was critically injured in a shooting that occurred on the MTSU campus around 9:15 Wednesday nigh.... Read More

Stolen vehicle recovered, juvenile female arrested by La Vergne Police

May 18, 2022 at 06:40 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police Department’s license plate reader system alerted officers to a stolen vehicle, resulting in the arrest of a juvenile. The Blue Senti.... Read More

2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting Case Remains Open and Unsolved in Murfreesboro Area

May 18, 2022 at 06:30 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) A $26,000 reward is still being offered in a shooting investigation that occurred a little more than 2-years ago in the Murfreesboro area. According to the.... Read More

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: Furry Family Members of Abusive Households Now Offered Shelter - Onsite Pet Kennel

May 18, 2022 at 05:09 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – In the United States 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience severe intimate partner physical violence, intimate partner sexual violence, and/o.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks announces tax relief programs available for Rutherford Co. residents

May 18, 2022 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, wants to raise awareness for two relief programs that allow eligible Rutherford County residents to save on their property taxes. The pr.... Read More

2022 MTSU Business Plan Competition draws top notch student entrepreneurship

May 18, 2022 at 04:33 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — From top-shelf custom cabinetry to emergency tarping services to an innovative campus mapping platform, the top three choices from the 2022 MT.... Read More