Murfreesboro Police Department Vehicle Involved in Two-Vehicle Crash

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A collision between a Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) vehicle and a passenger car occurred around 2:00 PM last Friday at the intersection of NW Bro.... Read More

City opening Gateway Blvd. Extension to Robert Rose Drive Feb. 20

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:13 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The City of Murfreesboro is set to open the new $6.84 million Gateway Blvd. Extension to Robert Rose Drive. The extension will offic.... Read More

YMCA of Middle Tennessee receives grant funding for water safety education

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:09 pm by WGNS News

The North Rutherford YMCA located in Smyrna, is one of several facilities that will benefit from a YMCA of Middle Tennessee grant that was recently awarded. Totaling $1.... Read More

UPDATE: Court Appearance Scheduled for Suspect in Fatal Murfreesboro Crash

Feb 12, 2024 at 07:59 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Miguel Medina Issac, the suspect accused of causing a fatal head-on collision in Murfreesboro last week, is set to make one of his initial court appe.... Read More

MTSU’s True Blue Core Spearheading Revamped General Education Requirements

Feb 12, 2024 at 03:10 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Critical thinking, problem-solving and informational literacy are at the heart of Middle Tennessee State University’s restructured gener.... Read More

Dr. Craig McCabe of McCabe Vision Center is the WGNS Action Line Guest

Feb 12, 2024 at 11:56 am by WGNS News

Tune in to the latest episode of the WGNS Action Line, where host Scott Walker engages in an insightful conversation with Dr. Craig McCabe, an esteemed eye doctor based in Mur.... Read More

Blue Alert Remains Active for Suspect Accused of Killing Sheriff's Deputy in TN – Reward Stands at $100k

Feb 12, 2024 at 07:41 am by WGNS News

East Tennessee - Kenneth DeHart remains at the top of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Most Wanted List, with a $100,000 reward now offered for information leading to.... Read More

Rutherford County Commissioner Craig Harris Talks About the Increased Cost of Growth and the Idea of a County Impact Fee

Feb 09, 2024 at 09:15 am by WGNS News

Today on the WGNS Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker talked to Rutherford County Commissioner Craig Harris from District 15. One of the key items discussed was the ongoing pro.... Read More

Five Youth Selected as Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Youth Ambassadors with One from Rutherford County

Feb 09, 2024 at 07:15 am by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association (TCYA) recently selected Gracie Giles, Ellie.... Read More

Fatal Accident on Hwy 231 North Wednesday Night Leads to Thursday Morning Arrest in Murfreesboro

Feb 08, 2024 at 07:39 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Tragedy struck on Wednesday night as a fatal auto accident unfolded on Highway 231 North (Lebanon Highway) near Old Lebanon Pike, leaving one p.... Read More

No Trial Date Set for Smyrna Woman Indicted for Second Degree Murder in Connection with 2021 Overdose Death

Feb 08, 2024 at 06:07 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - A three-year-old case involving the tragic overdose death of a woman at Sleep Inn, located on Highwood Blvd in Smyrna, has resurfaced with an upcoming st.... Read More

Proposed Changes Could Impact Smyrna's Court System and End Criminal Cases

Feb 08, 2024 at 03:48 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - In a move that could significantly alter the judicial landscape of Smyrna, officials are considering amendments that would end criminal proceedings for t.... Read More

If You Failed to Pay a Citation/Failed to Appear in Court for a Citation – You Could be Arrested

Feb 08, 2024 at 01:29 pm by WGNS News

A few folks who live in Rutherford or surrounding counties may find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they failed to appear in court or failed to pay a citation. Ac.... Read More

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Celebrates 20 Years of Service

Feb 08, 2024 at 12:34 pm by WGNS News

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is celebrating 20 years as Middle Tennessee’s first full-service children’s hospital and is commemorating.... Read More

Discovery Center Adds VIP Experience to Wine & Whiskey Event

Feb 08, 2024 at 12:33 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - The Discovery Center at Murfree Spring will host its annual museum fundraiser, Wine & Whiskey at the Wetlands, on Friday, March 15th, from 6:00 to 8:30.... Read More

TDCI’s Securities Division Urges: Protect Your Investments from “Pig Butchering” Scams

Feb 08, 2024 at 11:38 am by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance’s (“TDCI”) Division of Securities is warning Tennessee consumers about the prevalence of so-called "Pig.... Read More

Appeal Results in Revision of Rutherford County Conviction for Aggravated Robbery

Feb 08, 2024 at 12:00 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - 30-Year-old Steven Ray Crockett, the defendant in a Rutherford County Circuit Court case, appealed his jury conviction of aggravated robbery. C.... Read More

UPDATE: Services Planned for Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department Captain David Bricker

Feb 07, 2024 at 10:44 pm by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, Tennessee - Engine 5 from the Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department led a heartfelt journey from the Medical Examiner's Office in Nashville to the Ro.... Read More

Politics: Robert Brooks Announces Candidacy for Rutherford County School Board in Zone 2

Feb 07, 2024 at 03:30 pm by WGNS News

LaVergne, Tennessee - Robert Brooks, a 30-year-old resident of Rutherford County, has officially declared his candidacy for the Rutherford County School Board in Zone 2. Wit.... Read More

UPDATE: Influx of Noncitizens Raises Concerns in Middle Tennessee Cities

Feb 06, 2024 at 06:48 pm by WGNS News

  Recent weeks have seen a notable increase in the number of noncitizens relocating to areas such as Murfreesboro, Franklin, and Nashville, according to reports from t.... Read More