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Kittens saved in residential fire on Franklin Road (HWY 96) in Rutherford County on Wednesday

Apr 20, 2022 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

Several kittens were rescued from an outbuilding on Wednesday (04/20/22) when a structure and a nearby vehicle caught fire. The blaze took place at a home on Franklin Road (HW.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office: About $250,000 worth of drugs seized

Apr 20, 2022 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

Seven pounds of heroin, two pounds of suspected fentanyl and about eight pounds of methamphetamine worth $250,000 were seized after multiple search warrants were served Monday.... Read More

$9,000 in Fraudulent Credit Card Spending hit two stores in Rutherford County

Apr 20, 2022 at 10:28 am by WGNS

Authorities report the fraudulent use of a credit card case is under investigation, after an unknown subject went on a spending spree in LaVergne and Smyrna.An unknown culprit.... Read More

Annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast Returns to Murfreesboro - Scheduled to be held at Embassy Suites

Apr 20, 2022 at 08:57 am by WGNS

Due to the COVID Pandemic, there has not been a Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast in about 3-years. That said, this year’s event in Murfreesboro is expected to be heavily a.... Read More

LaVergne Police Department Hosts Inaugural ‘Cops and Bobbers’ Fishing Event

Apr 19, 2022 at 05:19 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The La Vergne Police Department is excited to host its inaugural ‘Cops and Bobbers’ fishing event on Saturday, April 23.The bank fishing event w.... Read More

MTSU’s economics Ph.D. program earns first U.S. News and World Report ranking

Apr 19, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s economics graduate program within the Jennings A. Jones College of Business has made the U.S. News and World Report ranking of to.... Read More

Free Comic Books and Fun Activities on May 7th in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2022 at 12:20 pm by WGNS

For comic book lovers both young and old, a FREE comic book giveaway will take place at all Rutherford County Library branch locations on May 7th, which happens to be the day.... Read More

Local Library Branches are Thriving in Today's Tech Days

Apr 18, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS

Branches of the local library system are often visited online, not just in person. Amanda, who is with the Rutherford County Library System, said that local libraries in place.... Read More

MTSU Daniels Center receives $10K donation from Nashville Airport Authority

Apr 18, 2022 at 04:39 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Retired U.S. Air Force Col. Doug Kreulen’s heart and compassion for veterans led to a $10,000 donation for the Charl.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Debating and Staying Informed – How not to Stagnate Opinion

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

Talking about problems and solving them - With today’s commentary, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss… Verbatim: "Don't confuse me with fa.... Read More

Buyer Beware: ATV Stolen - Make sure you are not spending good money on a HOT ride

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:37 pm by WGNS

Middle Tenn. — If you’re in the market for an ATV or UTV, make sure you don’t buy one that is stolen. The nearby Coffee County Sheriff’s Departmen.... Read More

Violations during Increased Patrol on Good Friday along South Church Street (Shelbyville Hwy)

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

(UPDATED) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —  On Good Friday (04/15/22), the Rutherford Co. Traffic Safety Task Force spent a good part of their day on South Church Street, whic.... Read More

Middle Tennesseans asked to be on the lookout for a "Person of Interest" in possible Double Homicide

Apr 18, 2022 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Middle Tennessee — Middle Tennessee residents are asked to be on the lookout for a “Person of Interest” in a possible double murder. The informatio.... Read More

Darkness to Light Five Days of Action

Apr 18, 2022 at 10:03 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month,” announced Community Education Coordinator Carrie Norvell, “and today is the beginning.... Read More

Tennessee Gas Prices have FALLEN 4.1-Cents when Compared to Last Week

Apr 18, 2022 at 07:51 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.83/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,.... Read More

More Vehicle Break-Ins in Rutherford County - And Subjects Allegedly Using Stolen Credit Cards

Apr 18, 2022 at 07:25 am by WGNS

WGNS has more vehicle break-ins to update listeners on. This rash of crime took place in LaVergne last month and has yet to end in arrests.The targeted vehicles were parked ou.... Read More

REMINDER: Rutherford County Earth Day Celebration Returns to Local Square on April 23rd

Apr 18, 2022 at 06:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Join Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) on Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Murfreesboro’s Historic Downtown Square for the 21st Ann.... Read More

Murfreesboro man listed as "MISSING" and Endangered

Apr 15, 2022 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —  Police in Murfreesboro advised media on Friday that a 30-year-old man has been reported as missing. Joshua Burdine is also listed as being en.... Read More

Super Bowl Champion Quarterback & Two-Time NFL MVP Kurt Warner to visit Murfreesboro on Thursday, April 21st

Apr 15, 2022 at 03:25 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —  This coming Thursday, April 21st, Middle Tennessee Christian School will host its annual Legacy of Light Gala featuring Super Bowl Champ.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police say subject used debit card stolen in local auto burglary at a Hendersonville, TN Kroger Store

Apr 15, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Murfreesboro Police are trying to identify a person of interest in a rash of car burglaries that have taken place in Murfreesboro over the mon.... Read More