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JazzFest 2022 was a musical night on Saturday

May 08, 2022 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  - The historic downtown square in Murfreesboro was quiet on the opening night of JazzFest. Due to the prediction of impending inclement weather earli.... Read More

Officer, resident taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after overnight fire; several tenants displaced

May 08, 2022 at 02:29 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  - A Murfreesboro Police officer was treated for smoke inhalation after helping to evacuate tenants at an early morning apartment fire on Friday (May.... Read More
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UPDATE: MTSU's spring 2022 commencement - exciting times for 2022 graduates

May 08, 2022 at 02:03 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO, TN) The 2,474 new graduates in Middle Tennessee State University’s first Class of 2022 are on their way to adventures great and s.... Read More

May is Wine and Grape Month in Tennessee - Visit a Vineyard in the Rutherford County Area

May 06, 2022 at 07:19 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.)  A growing agricultural sector is being highlighted this month with a proclamation by Gov. Bill Lee. According to the proclamation, May is Wine.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Pilots VHA-Uber Health Connect for Veteran Transportation

May 06, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is piloting a new Veterans Health Administration (VHA)-Uber Health Connect program, offering supp.... Read More

National Drug Endangered Children Awareness

May 06, 2022 at 07:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - The Tennessee Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (TADEC) recently held a resolution reading at Legislative Plaza in observance of National Drug E.... Read More

Rutherford County Teachers Receive FIRST Mentor Teacher of Excellence Award

May 06, 2022 at 06:29 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Two Rutherford County Schools teachers have been honored for mentorship of student teachers.Both teachers — David Bonilla of Whitworth-Bu.... Read More

Make sure your smartphone has GIS turned ON for emergency situations

May 05, 2022 at 09:24 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) In today’s technological times, it’s more important than ever for 9-1-1 call centers to be up-to-date with smartphones and advancements made in.... Read More

Mayor recognizes Rutherford County EMS employees with ‘Special’ STARS Award

May 05, 2022 at 08:26 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Mayor Shane McFarland recognized Rutherford County Paramedic Tara Melton and EMT Maclin Eckhardt with ‘Special’ STARS Awards,.... Read More

Crime Beat: Alleged shoplifter accused of trying on tactical boots and then walking out of the store wearing them

May 05, 2022 at 08:13 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Detectives are trying to identify an unknown white male who may be tied to a theft from a local sporting goods store. Murfreesboro Police say the April 13th.... Read More

65-Year-old man charged with attempted second-degree murder

May 05, 2022 at 06:45 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) A husband was charged with attempted second-degree murder Thursday (05/05/22) after he allegedly stabbed his wife Sunday, a sheriff’s deputy repo.... Read More

La Vergne Police Department Searches for Theft Suspect

May 05, 2022 at 10:01 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) La Vergne Police are asking for the community’s help to identify a suspect in a package theft investigation.The theft happened on April 27. The packag.... Read More

Vehicle Break-Ins continue to rise in Murfreesboro and Nashville

May 05, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS

Car burglaries continue to be a problem in the Murfreesboro area. Larry Flowers, Public Information Officer for the Murfreesboro Police Department, surprisingly said…Po.... Read More

Stewarts Creek competing in new sub-aquatic robotics contest

May 04, 2022 at 07:56 pm by WGNS

Stewarts Creek Robotics has launched a new division in its robotics program and will compete in a regional competition in two week.  The team of 22 high school and m.... Read More

MTSU’s spring Class of 2022 readying for May 7 commencement in Murphy Center

May 04, 2022 at 07:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s 2,475-plus members of the first Class of 2022 and their supporters are.... Read More

Op-Ed: Take time to encourage!

May 04, 2022 at 07:45 pm by WGNS

Take time to encourage!  by David Coggin, Barnabas Vision I believe Rutherford County is one of the most encouraging and giving communities in the world, but we are.... Read More

Over $8,000 allegedly spent on stolen credit card at local electronics store

May 04, 2022 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) A shopping spree that added up to more than $8,000 has police looking for clues in hopes of nabbing the subjects who used a stolen credit card at Best Buy o.... Read More

Missing / Endangered Person Case in Rutherford County Area

May 04, 2022 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

UPDATE FROM MPD: BOLO CANCELED. April Osborne has been located and she is safe. (Murfreesboro, TN) Authorities are on the lookout for a woman who was reported missing by a fa.... Read More

Reported Con-Artist Quick-Changed Clerk out of $700 in Murfreesboro

May 04, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) The old, yet often successful quick-change scam has been around for years and has once again hit Murfreesboro. Most recently, alleged con-artists preyed on.... Read More

State Rep. Rudd and Sen. White announce Eagleville Public Safety Complex funding

May 04, 2022 at 10:10 am by WGNS

Eagleville, Tenn. — State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, and State Sen. Dawn White, R-Murfreesboro, announce that $100,000 in state funding has been secured for the desi.... Read More