Politics: Lorri Johnson Announces Run for Rutherford County School Board

May 13, 2024 at 10:12 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Lorri Johnson, an independent candidate, announced her candidacy for the Rutherford County School Board, Zone 3 seat. As a member of the Murfreesboro c.... Read More

TCAP Scores: What's Next for Third and Fourth Graders in Tennessee

May 13, 2024 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

  Opinion - RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program known as TCAP, is a standardized test measuring students' English language arts profic.... Read More

Building Hope: Nissan's 17th Habitat House Dedication in Partnership with Habitat for Humanity

May 13, 2024 at 08:21 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) is proud to announce a significant milestone in partnership with Nissan USA: the House Dedication.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Dispel False Social Media Claims of Missing Child

May 13, 2024 at 01:36 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN - A troubling social media post has emerged, sparking concerns and frustrations among the community and law enforcement officials alike. The post, cla.... Read More

Facing Unthinkable Choices as the Family of Asher Sullivan Navigate Heartache and Tragedy

May 13, 2024 at 12:38 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS is continuing to follow the tragedy involving the son of the Rutherford County Schools Director, Dr. Jimmy Sullivan. Tragedy that has now.... Read More

MONDAY: Shetika Oglesby-Phelps

May 13, 2024 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Monday, May 13th, 2024 Shetika Oglesby-Phelps is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for being an awesome friend an co-worker. Shetika Og.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Reports Busy April with Another Surge in Calls Last Week

May 12, 2024 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - In April, Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department (MFRD) exhibited exceptional dedication as they responded to a multitude of emergencies, reflecting th.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and Other Locations Face Cybersecurity Crisis, Disrupting Some Patient Care

May 10, 2024 at 11:26 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A significant cybersecurity breach has impacted Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford and several other locations, affecting doctors' abilities to.... Read More

Free Clean-Up Help Available After Storms Hit Rutherford County

May 10, 2024 at 10:53 pm by WGNS News

    RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - As Rutherford County and other nearby areas grapple with the aftermath of severe weather and tornadoes, the State Emergency Operations.... Read More

Beware of Scams After Storms: Better Business Bureau Issues Warning

May 10, 2024 at 10:29 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - After the recent storms, which caused water and wind damage along with some reports of hail damage in Rutherford County, the Better Business Bureau i.... Read More

Politics: Wright to Run for Re-election to Murfreesboro City Council

May 10, 2024 at 09:36 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO – POLITICS - Murfreesboro City Councilman and Century 21 real estate broker Shawn Wright announced he will run for re-election to the City Council. “.... Read More

Rev Up the Fun This Saturday: Annual Block Party and Touch-a-Truck Even at LaVergne’s Veterans Memorial Park

May 10, 2024 at 09:22 pm by WGNS News

LaVergne, TN - Get ready for a day of fun and excitement at LaVergne’s Veterans Memorial Park as the city gears up to host its annual Block Party and Touch-a-Truck eve.... Read More

Public's Help Requested to Identify Male Found Dead in Norris Lake

May 10, 2024 at 09:14 pm by WGNS News

GRAINGER COUNTY – A popular recreational lake in East Tennessee that was created by the TVA in 1936 is currently the site of an investigation. Reports indica.... Read More

School Safety Upgrades in Rutherford County and Examining the Idea of Being Armed in the Classroom

May 07, 2024 at 11:00 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Changes are being seen across the state as new schools are built after a new law went into effect that calls for increased safety measures. In the Ru.... Read More

School Safety, School Growth and New School Zones Discussed in Today's Podcast on WGNS

May 07, 2024 at 10:59 am by WGNS News

FULL INTERVIEW ABOVE: Today on WGNS we discussed the Rutherford County Schools and how the district continues to expand by leaps and bounds. WGNS' Scott Walker talke.... Read More

Tornado Touches Down East of Murfreesboro, Causing Structural Damages and More on Monday

May 07, 2024 at 09:31 am by WGNS News

  SMITHVILLE, TN - A tornado touched down east of Murfreesboro in the Smithville, Tennessee area on Monday afternoon, leaving a trail of structural damage to homes, busi.... Read More

Tennessee Gas Prices This Week

May 06, 2024 at 10:55 pm by WGNS News

Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 7.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.31/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee.... Read More

Former Music Producer from Nearby Franklin Found Guilty of Sex Crimes Against Minor

May 06, 2024 at 10:32 pm by WGNS News

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TN - In neighboring Williamson County, a former music producer from Franklin, TN was convicted of sex crimes against a minor on Wednesday. 55-Year-old Sa.... Read More

Commentary: On Screen Behavior, Short Kisses and How the Media has Changed, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 06, 2024 at 10:11 pm by WGNS News

Commentary: The evolution of media, historical censorship in broadcasting and movies, kisses that lasted for 6-seconds or less - - with more, here's MTSU Professor of Journa.... Read More

Study Finds 500 New Blood Pressure Genes

May 06, 2024 at 09:07 pm by WGNS News

Health News - An analysis of the genomes of more than 1 million people of European ancestry, conducted by several of the world’s leading genomic centers, including Vande.... Read More