SCAN Program Makes Senior Citizen Feel Safe

Jul 18, 2024 at 06:26 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Resident Teresa Alexander joined the Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network about five years ago.   Volunteer SCAN co-coordinat.... Read More

Tennessee Unemployment Rate Released - Holding Steady

Jul 18, 2024 at 06:20 pm by WGNS News

NASHVILLE, TN - Tennessee continues to experience record-low unemployment, according to data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development (TDLWD). The rate.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Lawmakers Encourage Tennesseans to Take Advantage of Sales Tax Holiday

Jul 18, 2024 at 05:26 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County lawmakers are encouraging local residents to take advantage of Tennessee’s upcoming sales tax holiday. The state’s annua.... Read More
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New Skate Park in Murfreesboro Opens Friday

Jul 18, 2024 at 04:22 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation is set to officially open its new Skate Park and Pump Track with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, July 19th at 10 AM.... Read More

Tragic Update: Remains Found in Shelbyville Confirmed as Missing Teen

Jul 18, 2024 at 12:51 pm by WGNS News

BEDFORD COUNTY, TN - The Shelbyville Police Department has provided a somber update regarding two recent cases that aired on WGNS. Authorities have confirmed that the human.... Read More

Ethics Committee Reviews Complaints Against Rutherford County Property Assessor - Asked for DA to Investigate

Jul 18, 2024 at 12:52 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Rutherford County Ethics Committee convened on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, to address a complaint filed against the Rutherford County Property Assess.... Read More

Warren County Woman Missing for 23-Years

Jul 17, 2024 at 08:41 pm by WGNS News

WARREN COUNTY, TN - In nearby Warren County, Sheriff Jackie Matheny is urging anyone who might have information regarding the disappearance of, or the whereabouts of Ramona Ma.... Read More

Murfreesboro Shines in National Renters Rankings, Secures 41st Place

Jul 17, 2024 at 07:28 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Murfreesboro made the "Best Places for Renters" list and according to Rent Cafe, the 'Boro is in the top 30th percentile for residents to pick. In Ten.... Read More

Report: TN Home Prices Remain Strong; Closings, Inventory Up Across State

Jul 17, 2024 at 04:15 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University’s latest “Housing Tennessee” report shows annual improvements in home prices, si.... Read More

Thieves Targeting Unlocked Vehicles for Valuables and Guns

Jul 17, 2024 at 10:41 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - It's important to lock away not only your valuables, but also your firearms. In fact, you should never leave things like purses, keys, smartphones, lap.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s SRO Chad Dodson Wins 2024 Innovation in the Classroom Award

Jul 16, 2024 at 12:38 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Teaching teens a defensive driving program earned Rutherford County Sheriff’s School Resource Officer Chad Dodson the 2024 "Innovation in the C.... Read More

Barnabas Vision's Backpack Drive: How You Can Help

Jul 16, 2024 at 12:28 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Barnabas Vision, a local non-profit in Murfreesboro, is helping low-income families with school-age children who can't afford back-to-school supplies...... Read More

Two Men in Murfreesboro and Texas Arrested on Child Porn Charges - Two Girls Rescued

Jul 16, 2024 at 11:43 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department's newly created Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit has led to the arrest of a Murfreesboro man on child.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill's Limited Life Expectancy and Renewable Energy Projects Moving Forward

Jul 16, 2024 at 11:20 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Middle Point Landfill's Limited Life Expectancy and Renewable Energy Projects Moving Forward The life expectancy of Middle Point Landfill in Rutherf.... Read More

Commentary: Free Speech Under Threat: The Importance of Exercising Our Rights

Jul 16, 2024 at 07:15 am by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: On July 14, 1798, the Sedition Act was passed, making it illegal to publish negative content about the government, despite the First Amendment guaranteeing free.... Read More

Sumner County Woman Charged in Daughter's Death

Jul 15, 2024 at 08:58 pm by WGNS News

SUMNER COUNTY, TN - WGNS has more news on a case out of nearby Sumner County involving the alleged murder of a child. On July 13, 2024, the Hendersonville Police Department.... Read More

Gas Prices in Rutherford County and Beyond

Jul 15, 2024 at 08:30 pm by WGNS News

Gas prices across the state reversed course last week and fell five cents, on average. The Tennessee Gas Price average is now $3.11 which is seven cen.... Read More

Middle Tennessee State University Earns Top Rating for Free Speech

Jul 15, 2024 at 08:24 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee State University is the latest school to earn a “green light” rating from the Foundation for Individual Right.... Read More

Editorial: Gold, Litmus Tests, and Lame Ducks

Jul 15, 2024 at 07:58 pm by WGNS News

by JC Bowman EDITORIAL: In politics, the Golden Rule is not what we are accustomed to in our spiritual walk; instead, it is, “those with the gold make the rules.&r.... Read More

Operation Slow Down in Rutherford County

Jul 15, 2024 at 07:51 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County was ranked No. 1 for speeding-related crashes from 2019 to 2023 in Tennessee, based on the Tennessee Highway Patrol’s crash dat.... Read More