Middle Tennessee Father Arrested After 11-Month-Old Child Overdosed on Fentanyl

Jul 14, 2023 at 04:26 pm by WGNS News

An overnight investigation into an 11-month old’s apparent fentanyl overdose in Middle Tennessee led to the arrest of the girl’s father, 27-year-old Aras Babiry, w.... Read More
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UPDATED: Cause of Death Released after Three Murder Suspects were Named in the Murder of a 22-Year-Old Murfreesboro Woman

Jul 14, 2023 at 01:56 pm by WGNS News

UPDATED: On Thursday, the Wilson County Sheriff's Office held a press conference announcing the arrest of three suspects in the 2022 disappearance and death of 22-year-old M.... Read More

TOPICS: Back to School "School Supply" Drive, Acid Reflux and How to Help Solve the Problem, Veterans and their Enrollment for Benefits Under the PACT Act

Jul 14, 2023 at 10:18 am by WGNS News

First Segment: Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is collecting school supplies for students in need throughout the community. Volunteer Hillary Hodges talked to WGNS’ Sco.... Read More

Friday: Linda Koon

Jul 14, 2023 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

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

Friday: Pauline Spicer

Jul 14, 2023 at 07:41 am by WGNS News

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Friday, July 14th, 2023 Pauline Spicer is today’s Good Neighbor of the Day for making encouraging phone calls to lift people up &ndash.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric and the TVA Recently Celebrated the 100th Home Uplift - Hear how the Program Helps Residents at No Charge

Jul 14, 2023 at 06:53 am by WGNS News

Middle Tennessee Electric and the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) recently celebrated the 100th Home Uplift on Thursday in Smyrna.  In case you’re unfamiliar with.... Read More

MTSU hosts Civil Air Patrol Cadets for Immersive Experience at 2023 E-Tech Academy

Jul 13, 2023 at 03:29 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Civil Air Patrol cadets from across the country converged this week upon the Middle Tennessee State University campus to participate in n.... Read More

Residents help Sheriff's Deputies and K9s During Searches for Cannon County Escapees

Jul 13, 2023 at 02:05 pm by WGNS News

CANNON COUNTY, TN - Cannon County residents opened their homes and provided water for teams of Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and their K9 partners that were sea.... Read More

Middle School Summit Offers New Skills, Connection

Jul 13, 2023 at 01:51 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - As students prepare themselves for the inevitable end of summer, Jasmine Straughter, a STEM teacher at Rockvale Middle School, is coding robots as part.... Read More

Rutherford County Resident Receives Innovative Procedure for Debilitating GERD Symptoms

Jul 13, 2023 at 01:20 pm by WGNS News

  SMYRNA, Tenn. – For Rutherford County resident, Bill Thaw, it was love at first sight. The Miami, FL, native traveled to Rutherford County for vacation, the.... Read More

Murfreesboro Man Accused of Raping Women While They Were Unconscious; MPD Attempting to Identify More Victims

Jul 13, 2023 at 09:18 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - UPDATED – An investigation is underway by the Murfreesboro Police Department Special Victims Unit (SVU) and detectives are hoping to identify sev.... Read More

Three Arrested in the Disappearance and Murder of 22-Year-Old Mya Fuller from Murfreesboro

Jul 13, 2023 at 08:48 am by WGNS News

See the UPDATED news story about Mya Fuller HERE, where you can also hear soundbites from the press conference that was held on Thursday, July 13, 2023. In the update, you wil.... Read More

Celebrate the End of the Summer with the Child Advocacy Center

Jul 12, 2023 at 09:23 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO) – “Save the date for Friday evening, September 8! Mix and mingle, listen to great music, and enjoy dancing, games, heavy hors d’oeuvres, coc.... Read More

UPDATE: Search for Outsourced Chief Investment Officer to Oversee Investments for Money Derived by the Sale of Murfreesboro Electric

Jul 12, 2023 at 03:23 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – On Monday, the Board of Trustees of the Murfreesboro Community Investment Trust met to further discuss finding the right Outsource.... Read More

Holloway High School Hosting Student Open House July 27

Jul 12, 2023 at 09:19 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) - Holloway High School will be hosting its annual open house on July 27 from 3-6 p.m. Prospective students will be able to take a tour of the scho.... Read More

"LIVE" in the Boro is Coming Up! Plus, Opportunities for You to Volunteer at a Local Non-Profit

Jul 12, 2023 at 09:07 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - “LIVE” in the Boro is coming up on September 12th in Murfreesboro. The annual event is a fundraiser organized by Greenhouse Ministries, a l.... Read More

Listen to the Wednesday Obituaries

Jul 12, 2023 at 03:00 am by WGNS News

With a look at the obituaries on this Wednesday, here is WGNS' Steve Thornton...

Smyrna Man Arrested on Ten Vehicle Burglary Charges in Nashville

Jul 11, 2023 at 05:24 pm by WGNS News

NASHVILLE, TN – Detectives with the Nashville Violent Crimes Division in coordination with officers assigned to the Vehicle Crimes Reduction Initiative arrested a Smyr.... Read More

Taste of Rutherford - Main Street Murfreesboro Summer Party Fundraiser July 22

Jul 11, 2023 at 05:03 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Main Street’s “Taste of Rutherford” tickets are now on sale for their annual fundraising event.  Approximately 25 restaurants will sp.... Read More

MTSU Using $901K-Plus USDA/NIFA Grant to Reach Next-Gen Agriculture Leaders

Jul 11, 2023 at 04:38 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University School of Agriculture faculty are part of a group collectively awarded $18.1 million by the U.S. Department.... Read More