MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute helps launch academic conference to advance research on race, discrimination

Sep 30, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS News

Sponsored in part by the Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University, the first Dr. Harold A. Black Academic Conference took place at the histori.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Couple Presented Award to Healthcare Heroes Who Saved Daughter's Life

Sep 30, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) As NICU Awareness month comes to a close, former Ascension Saint Thomas Rutheford patient Averi Bates and her husband, Samuel Bates, returned to the ho.... Read More

UPDATE: Name of Wednesday Night Shooting Victim in Murfreesboro Released

Sep 30, 2022 at 01:07 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The victim in Wednesday night's fatal shooting that took place in the parking lot of McDonald’s has been identified as 24-year-old Kevin.... Read More
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Man Allegedly Runs from Murfreesboro Police, but Arrested a Short Time Later in City Hall Parking Garage Friday Morning

Sep 30, 2022 at 11:36 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO) Shortly after the 3AM hour on Friday morning, Murfreesboro Police were called to West Castle Street near Old Salem Road in reference to a physical fight. Eviden.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric participates in event honoring veterans

Sep 30, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Volunteers from Middle Tennessee Electric’s vegetation management team and the community worked to trim trees and vegetation at Stones River N.... Read More

CEO of GreenWay Herbal Product talks about Marijuana, Hemp and More

Sep 30, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

Friday, Sept. 30, 2022: Our guest today is Jeff Heeren, CEO of GreenWay Herbal Products, LLC in Murfreesboro. Heeren talks about CBD, Hemp, THC, Marijuana and some of the issu.... Read More

Friday: Delia Pass

Sep 30, 2022 at 07:02 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Friday, September 30th, 2022Delia Pass is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for her positive outlook and cheerfulness that is contagious.... Read More

Bedford County Sheriff's Office Charge Local Resident with One Count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Sep 29, 2022 at 10:06 pm by WGNS News

In nearby Bedford County, a man has been arrested and charged with sexual exploitation of a minor after an ongoing investigation. Daniel Merrett was apprehended on Septembe.... Read More

Smyrna Police Trying to Determine Identity of Suspects in Stolen Spirits Case

Sep 29, 2022 at 09:43 pm by WGNS News

  (Smyrna, TN) Here's a story to lift your spirits... In Smyrna, the police department has released images captured on an in-store security camera of two and possibly th.... Read More

The Center for the Arts Presents The Rocky Horror Show

Sep 29, 2022 at 08:35 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Rocky Horror Show is set to open Friday, October 7, at The Center for the Arts. Director Keri Boe shares, “As with any st.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Team to Participate in Special Olympics Flag Football Tournament

Sep 29, 2022 at 06:21 pm by WGNS News

(Middle Tennessee) For the first time since 2019, over 200 Special Olympics Tennessee athletes and Unified Partners representing 19 teams will compete in the Special Olympics.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Announces Appointee to New Chief of Staff Position

Sep 29, 2022 at 05:54 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County Mayor Joe Carr has announced Eric Hennessee has been appointed as the Chief of Staff. After confirmation by the full commission, he will join the team on O.... Read More

Commentary: Sports Reporting and News Reporting - Are they the same? MTSU Professor Dives into This Puzzling Question

Sep 29, 2022 at 02:48 pm by WGNS News

  Sports reporting... is it the same as traditional news reporting? In most ways – Yes. However, there are some items that may come out a little differently, altho.... Read More

Walk 4 Water to be held in Smyrna, TN October 16th

Sep 29, 2022 at 10:22 am by WGNS News

A special walk will be held for something that most of us don’t think twice about, even as we use this powerful life-saving resource daily - - Water. Healing Hands Inter.... Read More

Listen to the Obituaries for Thursday, 9/28/2022

Sep 29, 2022 at 03:30 am by WGNS News

Listen to today's death notices for Thursday (09/29/22) with WGNS’ Steve Thornton...

Newly Elected Mayor Speculates Landfill in Rutherford County Could Close Within 3-Years

Sep 28, 2022 at 11:03 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill may have a shorter lifespan than expected. During a report filed less than a year ago, it was in.... Read More

Thurman Francis Arts Academy earns National Blue Ribbon award

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:18 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) When you walk into Thurman Francis Arts Academy, you will be greeted not only by the Principal, Jeff McCann, but by the sounds of stringed instruments,.... Read More

Alcohol is Not the Only Factor in the Climbing Number of DUI Arrests Made in Rutherford County

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY TN) – Last year, Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers made 18,757 DUI arrests statewide, which is a 3.03% increase compared to 2020. In Rutherford.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Crews Head Into South Carolina as Hurricane Ian Wreaks Havoc

Sep 28, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Crews from Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) are answering the call of duty by helping nearby states deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian..... Read More

UPDATE: Incident at Siegel High School Wednesday – No Serious Injuries

Sep 28, 2022 at 07:47 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) Rutherford County School Resource Officers responded to a fight at Siegel High School on Wednesday afternoon in Murfreesboro. Murfreesboro Police an.... Read More