Murfreesboro Police Release Security Footage from Target After Stolen Credit Card Used

Jul 31, 2023 at 08:11 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Criminal Investigation Division are working a theft case where someone reportedly stole cash and multiple cr.... Read More

Former Rutherford Co. Corrections Officer Charged with Sexual Battery Against a Juvenile

Jul 31, 2023 at 07:37 pm by WGNS News

  CANNON COUNTY – An investigation by special agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation into allegations of sexual battery against a juvenile has resu.... Read More

Envelope Containing Cash Accidently Left Behind by a Customer

Jul 31, 2023 at 01:21 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN – The Murfreesboro Criminal Investigations Division is working on a theft case involving an envelope that contained about $400 in cash. Apparently, a cu.... Read More

UPDATE: Mount Pleasant Man Sentenced in Federal Child Exploitation Charges

Jul 31, 2023 at 12:03 pm by WGNS News

A man who lived about an hour southwest of Murfreesboro in Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, has been sentenced to federal prison. The sentencing occured late last week for the.... Read More

Annual Howl at the Moon 5k Scheduled for August 11

Jul 31, 2023 at 10:18 am by WGNS News

La Vergne, Tenn. - The annual Howl at the Moon 5K is scheduled for August 11 and road closures will be in place to keep runners safe along Murfreesboro Road.  The race r.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks on the Air with WGNS' Scott Walker

Jul 31, 2023 at 10:10 am by WGNS News

Taxes, affordable housing and more, all covered by State Rep. Mike Sparks of Smyrna.

Stepping Stones Safe Haven to host Bingo in the Barn

Jul 31, 2023 at 09:31 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro TN - Stepping Stones Safe Haven, a 501c3 charity that provides supportive services and shelter to women and children experiencing homelessness in Rutherford.... Read More

Monday: L.J. Smartt

Jul 31, 2023 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: L.J. Smartt The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at 1920 East Ma.... Read More

Monday: Samantha Jackson

Jul 31, 2023 at 07:10 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Monday, July 31st, 2023 Samantha Jackson is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for being a patient caregiving after knee replacement sur.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Radio is an Amazing Media at the Front and Center, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jul 31, 2023 at 07:08 am by WGNS News

Radio is at the front and center of media. It is also known as the place to find local news, national news and global news. Furthermore, radio often offers better soundbites f.... Read More

Gas Prices are UP in Rutherford County and Throughout the State - So is the Price for Diesel!

Jul 31, 2023 at 06:56 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 21.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.37/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,82.... Read More

Commissioner Corner Commentary Focuses on Tax abatements, Tax Breaks and Business Incentives

Jul 31, 2023 at 06:25 am by WGNS News

Today, Rutherford County Commissioner Craig Harris takes a look at tax abatements, tax breaks and business incentives offered in Rutherford County. With more, here’s Com.... Read More

UPDATE: Son of Former LaVergne Mayor Killed in Tragic Accident on Highway 231 South in Christiana

Jul 29, 2023 at 04:01 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: CHRISTIANA, TN - The son of former LaVergne Mayor Ronnie Erwin has been killed in a serious auto accident that occurred on Highway 231 South in Christiana. According.... Read More

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System Receives 4-Star CMS Quality Ratings

Jul 28, 2023 at 05:28 pm by WGNS News

VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) received a 4-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on July 26 for the first time. TVH.... Read More

Suspect Arrested for Alleged Threats of Mass Violence Against a Murfreesboro School

Jul 28, 2023 at 02:22 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A man from Hendersonville, Tennessee has been arrested and charged with threats of mass violence after allegedly making a threat to “shoot up.... Read More

42-Year-Old Arrested on 17-Counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

Jul 28, 2023 at 11:37 am by WGNS News

BEDFORD COUNTY, TN - In Bedford County, authorities have made an arrest in an ongoing Sexual Exploitation of a Minor investigation (T.C.A. 39-17-1003). The arrest came after a.... Read More

Two Part Podcast: On the first half WGNS Spoke to the Center for Migration Studies / In the Second Half of the Show, WGNS Focused on Eating Disorders

Jul 28, 2023 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

First Half of Show: Today, WGNS’ Scott Walker spoke to the new Executive Director of the Center for Migration Studies. His guest was C. Mario Russell, who disc.... Read More

Friday: Walter Rich

Jul 28, 2023 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

WGNS Slick Pig BBQ Birthday Winner: Walter Rich The birthday club winner receives Slick Pig's delicious banana pudding. Just stop by Slick Pig in Murfreesboro at 1920 East Ma.... Read More

Friday: Lea Bartch

Jul 28, 2023 at 07:24 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Friday, July 28th, 2023 Lea Bartch is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for always having a smile and a kind word. Lea Bartch will rece.... Read More

Smyrna Rosenwald School in Rutherford County featured in exhibit ‘Building a Bright Future: Black Communities and Rosenwald Schools in Tennessee’ now open at the Tennessee State Museum

Jul 28, 2023 at 12:32 am by WGNS News

Building a Bright Future: Black Communities and Rosenwald Schools in Tennessee, presented in partnership with Fisk University’s John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library.... Read More