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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

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

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

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