Commentary: Censorship, Shouting FIRE and Free Speech by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jul 24, 2023 at 03:15 pm by WGNS News

    Commentary: Shouting FIRE in a crowded movie theater when there is no fire, is a bad move. With more on this top and how it coincides with free speech and cens.... Read More

Value of Homes are UP in Rutherford County - This Equals More Expense for Residents

Jul 24, 2023 at 02:15 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - The value of homes in Rutherford County have greatly increased over the past 5-years. In 2022, the Rutherford County Assessor of Property final.... Read More

Local Pastor Brings Experiences of Life in West Africa to Tennessee

Jul 24, 2023 at 02:00 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, TN – A church pastor in Murfreesboro has an interesting story to tell... After graduating with a degree in engineering in Africa, Nicky Agyepong be.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Celebrates the Promotion of New Captains, Lieutenant

Jul 24, 2023 at 12:00 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (July 24, 2023) Murfreesboro Police Chief Michael Bowen announces the promotion of two new captains and a lieutenant to fill existing vacancie.... Read More

Rutherford County Assessor of Property talks about Property Values, Taxes and More

Jul 24, 2023 at 09:30 am by WGNS News

On air with WGNS’ Scott Walker today was Rutherford County Assessor of Property, Rob Mitchell. On the show, he talked about the increased property tax, what residents ar.... Read More

Donate School Supplies for Low-Income Students in Rutherford County

Jul 24, 2023 at 08:30 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Local non-profit Barnabas Vision is collecting school supplies for low-income students in Rutherford County. Volunteer Hillary Hodges told WGNS….... Read More

Funeral Arrangement’s Announced for Former Oakland High School Football Player

Jul 24, 2023 at 07:40 am by WGNS News

Funeral arrangement’s have been announced for the former Oakland High School Football player who most recently played for Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, TN.... Read More

Gas Prices UP by 8-Cents and Diesel Remains in the $3.60 Range

Jul 24, 2023 at 06:32 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Average gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 8.7 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.16/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821.... Read More

Nolensville Fire Chief, David Windrow is Tennessee Fire Chief of the Year

Jul 24, 2023 at 06:30 am by WGNS News

Nolensville, TN - On Monday July 24th, The Tennessee Fire Chief’s Association recognized and awarded Nolensville Fire Chief David Windrow with the Fire Chief of the Year.... Read More

The Rutherford County Property Tax Increase, Explained by Commissioner Craig Harris

Jul 24, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

Today’s Commentary: With a recap of the property tax increase approved for Rutherford County, here is Rutherford County Commissioner Craig Harris… To hear the ent.... Read More

Man Shoots and Kills Female Victim in Front of Lebanon Police Officer

Jul 22, 2023 at 11:50 am by WGNS News

In Lebanon, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a local woman and an officer involved shooting that occurred Friday evening. Lebanon Police sa.... Read More

Listen to the list of Obituaries Reported on Saturday, July 22, 2023

Jul 22, 2023 at 06:00 am by WGNS News

Listen to the Saturday obituaries, July 22, 2023...

Christiana Motorcyclist Involved in June 30th Accident Dies

Jul 21, 2023 at 04:40 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - WGNS has more news on a motorcycle wreck that occured late last month in Murfreesboro. Police confirmed on Friday that Christiana resident Richard Coe.... Read More

Cold Cases in Tennessee: Two Skeletal Remains Discovered Over 30-Years Ago Identified

Jul 21, 2023 at 01:33 pm by WGNS News

In 2022, Governor Lee and the Tennessee General Assembly recognized the need for specialized testing to fund a DNA cold case initiative, and approved one-time funding of $10.... Read More

Rob Mitchell Announces Nearly $500K Returned to Rutherford General Fund

Jul 21, 2023 at 10:44 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN  Under the leadership of Rob Mitchell, the Property Assessor of Rutherford County, and the unwavering dedication of his hardworking staff, the count.... Read More

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Theft Case at Murfreesboro Lowe’s Store

Jul 21, 2023 at 10:30 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn – Murfreesboro Police confirmed on Friday that a person of interest in a recent theft of power tools case has been identified. On June 29, an unident.... Read More

Smyrna Police Department Hires Assistant Police Chiefs

Jul 21, 2023 at 09:37 am by WGNS News

SMYRNA, Tennessee—Jason Irvin, Smyrna Police Department Police Chief, is pleased to announce Jeff Dwyer and John Liehr as assistant police chiefs for Smyrna. They both a.... Read More

Listen to the Obituaries for Friday, July 21, 2023

Jul 21, 2023 at 03:00 am by WGNS News

Listen to the obituaries for today, Friday, July 21, 2023...

Secretary of State Hosts MTSU Student Government Association for Event

Jul 20, 2023 at 08:16 pm by WGNS News

Secretary of State Tre Hargett welcomed Middle Tennessee State University Student Government Association (SGA) President Michai Mosby and Election Commissioner Caroline Spann.... Read More

Local Health Departments Participating in Red Sand Project To End Human Trafficking

Jul 20, 2023 at 07:50 pm by WGNS News

The Tennessee Department of Health and community partners across the state will come together to participate in the Red Sand Project July 25 to 31, 2023, for the fifth consecu.... Read More