Sun’s Out, Shades Gone: Murfreesboro Sunglass Heist Shines a Light on Crime

May 24, 2024 at 11:49 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Apparently, the sunshine in Murfreesboro has become too much to bear—so much so that two females took matters into their own hands, literally. Detec.... Read More

Friday: Victor Smith

May 24, 2024 at 09:05 am by WGNS News

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: Victor Smith  The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at 1920.... Read More

Friday: Jeromy Horsley

May 24, 2024 at 09:02 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Friday, May 24th, 2024 Jeromy Horsley is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for being professional, courteous and knowledgeable at the T.... Read More

Rutherford County Secures $7.2 Million for Broadband Expansion and Digital Jobs

May 23, 2024 at 11:33 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County House Republican lawmakers today announced $7.2 million in grant funding will be used to expand broadband availability and access to high-quality, digital jo.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Police Seek Suspect in Senior Citizen Credit Card Theft

May 23, 2024 at 11:26 pm by WGNS News

Law enforcement in Middle Tennessee is on the lookout for a theft suspect. Detectives with the Franklin Police Department confirmed they are searching for a woman suspected.... Read More

Smyrna Again Leads Rutherford County with Lowest Unemployment Rate in April

May 23, 2024 at 10:39 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Department of Labor has released the latest unemployment figures, highlighting Rutherford County as one of the top ten counties with the.... Read More

Rutherford County Legislators Pass Bill to Assist High-Growth Counties

May 23, 2024 at 12:55 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Gov. Bill Lee this week signed legislation co-sponsored by Rutherford County legislators allowing high-growth counties to levy a tax supporting school.... Read More

A Glimpse into Murfreesboro’s Past: The History of Oaklands Mansion

May 23, 2024 at 12:41 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - In the 1800s, Murfreesboro was much smaller than it is today. Looking back to 1818, when the first section of Oaklands Mansion was built, the town had a pop.... Read More

UPDATE: Father Pleads Guilty After 2016 Death of 13-Year-Old Son

May 23, 2024 at 12:29 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Nearly a full decade later, the criminal case against Christopher Hart, the father of 13-year-old Johnathon Lee Hart who died in 2016, has come to a close..... Read More

Allergies? Beekeeper Highlights How Honey Can Help!

May 23, 2024 at 09:31 am by WGNS News

Allergies and hay fever are going wild! Today, Bart Walker talks with Zane Cantrell with the Rutherford County Bee Keepers about “local honey”.  Does this rea.... Read More

Tennessee Tourism Launches Statewide Road Cycling Program: Bike Tennessee

May 23, 2024 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development (TDTD) is inviting cyclists to experience Tennessee on 52 new curated road cycling routes that wind their way through.... Read More

Annual Memorial Day Healing Fields to Feature 400+ American Flags in Murfreesboro

May 22, 2024 at 11:48 pm by WGNS News

  REMINDER -THIS WEEKEND: MURFREESBORO, TN - Observed annually on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day holds significant historical importance in the United States..... Read More

Cicadas Soiree and Oaklands Mansion's Rich History

May 22, 2024 at 11:37 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Join WGNS' Scott Walker as he chats with Oaklands Mansion’s Executive Director, James Manning, about the upcoming Cicadas Soiree, set for Saturday,.... Read More

MTSU Trustees to Vote on Proposed Tuition and Fee Hike

May 22, 2024 at 07:34 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU) Board of Trustees will consider a proposal to increase undergraduate in-state tuition and mand.... Read More

MTSU Hosts Army Reserve Commanding General for Opry Event, Campus Visit

May 22, 2024 at 05:22 pm by WGNS News

This year’s edition of Grand Ole Opry’s annual Salute the Troops celebration, again sponsored by the Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center,.... Read More

United Communications Awarded $7.98M to Expand its 10-County Fiber Network in Middle Tennessee

May 22, 2024 at 11:01 am by WGNS News

Local internet provider United Communications announced that its recent $7.98 million award through the Middle Mile Buildout grant program will add 267 miles of high.... Read More

Hitting the Road or the Sky for Travel - Chip Walters Looks Outward at the World Around Him

May 22, 2024 at 10:48 am by WGNS News

Chip Walters takes over the microphones to highlight travel and more! Walters talks to Bobby Watkins, a travel expert. Listen to the entire podcast above.   &.... Read More

Lots of Career Opportunities to Splash Into at Upcoming Career Fair in Murfreesboro

May 22, 2024 at 10:29 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – An upcoming career fair will be held at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza on June 14th, from 9 AM to 1 PM, offering a variety of possibility f.... Read More

Tow to Go: AAA’s Lifeline for Impaired Drivers During Memorial Day Celebrations

May 22, 2024 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - As AAA prepares to rescue more than 378,000 drivers nationwide with car trouble during the Memorial Day weekend, it will also work to keep impaired dri.... Read More

Wednesday: Kim Stoecker

May 22, 2024 at 07:43 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Wednesday, May 22nd, 2024 Kim Stoecker is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for being an awesome principal at Siegel Middle, helping he.... Read More