Veterans Day Ceremony in La Vergne, TN on November 11, 2023

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:45 pm by WGNS News

LA VERGNE, TENN - In honor of the Veterans who have served in the armed forces, the City of La Vergne will be holding its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11 at La Ver.... Read More

More Scam Alerts to Bring Listeners Up-to-Date On

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:38 pm by WGNS News

As we approach the holidays, you can expect to hear more and more about scams. While WGNS typically highlights scams in Rutherford County, this story is too close to home to.... Read More

Rutherford County Clerk Wins State Award

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:26 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Clerk Lisa Duke Crowell was named 2023 County Clerk of the Year Tuesday by the County Officials Association of Tennessee (COAT)..... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Aims to Invest in Key Life Saving Devices

Nov 08, 2023 at 09:59 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in a Regular Workshop meeting at 11:30 a.m., this Thursday (Nov. 9, 2023), at the Municipal Ai.... Read More

Cost for New School Constuction and Loan Rates will be Costly for Rutherford County

Nov 08, 2023 at 08:00 am by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Like home mortgages, loans of all kinds are seeing a rise in rates. This problem is currently hitting the Rutherford County Schools... That was.... Read More

City Offices, Some Facilities Closing Nov. 10 in Recognition of Veterans Day Nov. 11

Nov 08, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – City Hall and some City offices will be closed Friday, Nov 10, 2023, in observance of Veterans Day, Nov. 11th, a day to honor the heroism and.... Read More

Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Jeff Wright Retires After 22 Years of Service

Nov 07, 2023 at 07:36 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) Assistant Chief of Medical Services Jeff Wright has retired after nearly 22 years of dedicated serv.... Read More

Aliens, Fiction and the Media - Commentary by MTSU Professor of Journalism

Nov 07, 2023 at 07:28 pm by WGNS News

Media moving away from reality and into fiction... Orson Welles' aliens and entertainment – With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss... VERBATI.... Read More

MTSU, Barrett Firearms Sign Employee Tuition Partnership

Nov 07, 2023 at 06:52 pm by WGNS News

CHRISTIANA, Tenn. — Leaders and representatives from Middle Tennessee State University and Barrett Firearms Manufacturing Inc. met Monday, Nov. 6, to formalize their par.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Director Dr. James Sullivan and Communications Director James Evans

Nov 07, 2023 at 01:58 pm by WGNS News


Gas Leak in Murfreesboro has been Contained

Nov 07, 2023 at 11:13 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue responded to a gas leak at Rogers Petroleum on Bridge Avenue in Murfreesboro Tuesday morning. Once on site, they headed to th.... Read More

Agriculture Crime Unit in Tennessee: 395 Offenses Investigated This Year

Nov 07, 2023 at 10:59 am by WGNS News

Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture Charlie Hatcher, D.V.M. has commissioned three new Agricultural Crime Unit (ACU) Special Agents, bringing the unit to full staffing of ni.... Read More

Flu Season Starting Late but Expected to Increase for the Holidays

Nov 07, 2023 at 10:51 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Flu season is ramping up, and it’s important for everyone, especially health care professionals, to not only get the flu vaccine but also educa.... Read More

New Term to Start in January for the EMT Course at TCAT

Nov 07, 2023 at 10:00 am by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN – The new EMT program is off to a great start with one session of classes wrapping up and a new one beginning.  Tennessee College of Applie.... Read More

Murfreesboro is One of the Twenty Fastest Growing Cities in the United States

Nov 07, 2023 at 09:30 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – Murfreesboro is ranked as one of the top 20 fastest growing cities in the United States. With more, here is WGNS' Ron Jordan... Growth patterns show.... Read More

Veterans Day Parade

Nov 06, 2023 at 12:44 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - This past Saturday (November 4, 2023), the Tennessee Valley Healthcare System hosted its Annual Veterans Day Parade on the York VA Medical Center Campus in.... Read More

Gas and Diesel Prices in Rutherford County This Week

Nov 06, 2023 at 10:11 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Last week, Tennesseans saw about a 7-cent rise in gas prices. This week, GasBuddy reports the Volunteer State has seen an 8.2 cents fall in the price.... Read More

Monday: Callie Lewter

Nov 06, 2023 at 07:44 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Monday, November 6th, 2023 Callie Lewter is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for treating her students with love and kindness - even o.... Read More

Discussions of REIT Properties Continues as Public Traded Companies Purchase Real Estate for Investments

Nov 03, 2023 at 11:50 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - A REIT, or a Real Estate Investment Trust, is often formed by a publicly traded company that buys thousands of properties across the country to turn.... Read More

Exchange Club names Colby Reed ‘Officer of the Year’

Nov 03, 2023 at 09:29 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Operations Division Detective Colby Reed has been named, ‘Officer of the Year,’ by th.... Read More