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Guns being left in unlocked cars, trucks and SUV's continues to be a problem in Murfreesboro and throughout Middle Tennessee

May 11, 2022 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

  (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) Guns being stolen out of unlocked vehicles continues to be an issue… so far, about 16-guns have been stolen out of cars and trucks in Murf.... Read More

WANTED by Murfreesboro and Nashville Police: Jeffery Reynaldo Peterkin

May 11, 2022 at 11:46 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, Tenn.) The Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is searching for Jeffery Reynaldo Peterkin, who has several outstanding warrants in M.... Read More

Mitchell Named Executive Director for American Red Cross "Heart of Tennessee" Chapter

May 10, 2022 at 03:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce that John Mitchell has been named the Executive Director with the Heart of Ten.... Read More

7% Job Availability in Tennessee - Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne holding unemployment rates of 2.4% or less

May 10, 2022 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

Jobs are readily available in Rutherford County and throughout the Volunteer State. The latest report from Commodity.com shows the fourth quarter of last year closing with a 7.... Read More

Trial for Suspect in Smyrna, TN Murder is set for June

May 10, 2022 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

(Smyrna, TN) The man accused of shooting and killing Errol Lyons outside a Smyrna bar will stand before the courts next month.On June 22, 2018, Smyrna police were dispatched t.... Read More

Murfreesboro and Nashville VA to host in-person hiring fairs for nurses

May 10, 2022 at 02:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) is hosting an on-site hiring fair May 17 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at its Murfreesboro campus and May.... Read More

Three Murfreesboro City Schools Earn TN STEM/STEAM School Status

May 10, 2022 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS) is thrilled to announced that Black Fox, Hobgood and Salem Elementary were named Tennessee Designated STEM/STEAM Schools du.... Read More
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WGNS' Bart Walker receives Red Cross Heroes Award, Sandy Hughes named Volunteer of the Year

May 10, 2022 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) The American Red Cross Heart of Tennessee Chapter awarded WGNS’ very own Bart Walker as the 2022 Hero on Tuesday morning during the annual Red Cr.... Read More

Special Rutherford County SRO Fundraiser to Purchase School Clothing for Less Fortunate Students in Middle and High School

May 10, 2022 at 09:15 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – On May 14th, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office SRO Division aims to raise enough funds to purchase clothing for students that can&rsqu.... Read More

For those who want to try their hand at gardening - It is now time to plant warm weather vegetables

May 10, 2022 at 06:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) Gardeners will be pleased to know that now is the time to plant warm weather plants, according to Mitchell Mote with the Rutherford County / UT Extensi.... Read More

Farmers' Market will Re-Open THIS Friday - May 13th at the Lane Agri-Park in Murfreesboro

May 10, 2022 at 05:45 am by WGNS

We are only a few days away from the Rutherford County Farmers’ Market reopening for the season. The opening day is set for this Friday, May 13th! Th.... Read More

MTSU military science commissions 13 new leaders as 2nd lieutenants

May 09, 2022 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The former chair of the MTSU Military Science Department returned to address 13 ROTC cadets being commissioned as second lieutenants in variou.... Read More

Rutherford County SRO demonstrates care for a homeless child

May 09, 2022 at 04:58 pm by WGNS

A first-grade student informed a Stewartsboro Elementary School counselor he and his grandmother were homeless and living in their car.School Resource Officer Sam Trubee heard.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Announces Smyrna Recreation Grant of $500,000

May 09, 2022 at 04:40 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) today announced a $500,000 parks and recreation grant for the Town of Smyrna for tennis and p.... Read More

Car burglaries continue to plague the Murfreesboro area

May 09, 2022 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) As reported earlier, there has been a recent rash of vehicle break-ins. Between March 1st and May 8, 2022 there have been 184 reports of vehicle break-ins a.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation to Host 2nd Annual Golf Tournamen

May 09, 2022 at 09:58 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  – Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Golf Tourname.... Read More

Activities: Urban Air Adventure Park Opens in Murfreesboro

May 09, 2022 at 07:39 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – This past Saturday, Urban Air Murfreesboro held their grand opening.Urban Air Murfreesboro has more than 30,000 square feet of space where kids of.... Read More

Gas Prices in Rutherford County see +20-cent climb compared to last Monday (05/02/22 to 05/09/22) - TN Average +18-cent rise

May 09, 2022 at 07:03 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. -  Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 18.0 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.07/g today, according to GasBuddy's surve.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter is proud to announce the addition of Austin Mackens, M.D.

May 09, 2022 at 06:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TENN. – Austin Mackens, M.D. is a board-certified, family medicine physician who is now practicing at Murfreesboro Medical Clinic (MMC). Originally from Mu.... Read More

Rutherford County Man Suffers Stroke and Arrives at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford ER Just in Time

May 08, 2022 at 02:59 pm by WGNS

It was 1:15 a.m. on January 17th, 2022, when Michael, 58, woke up from his sleep feeling strange. “My arm felt like it was asleep,” said Michael. “I tried to.... Read More