Rutherford County Schools to Close April 8th for Eclipse

Mar 21, 2024 at 05:19 pm by WGNS Radio News

Rutherford County Schools will be closed April 8th during the solar eclipse. Director of Schools Jimmy Sullivan says the system looked at several options and believe using a s.... Read More

Gary Rankin to be Inducted into National High School Hall of Fame

Mar 11, 2024 at 03:21 pm by WGNS Radio News

Gary Rankin joins an elite class as one of the inductees into the National High School Hall of Fame. He was the football coach at Riverdale from 1990 to 2005, winning four sta.... Read More

Region Girls Semifinals - Blackman, Oakland & Eagleville Win

Feb 26, 2024 at 10:55 pm by WGNS Radio News

Blackman downs Lebanon 43-38, Oakland stuns Cookeville 66-60 in overtime and Eagleville wins at Richland 47-32.  Lyric Mastin had 24 points for the Lady Blaze in the win.... Read More

Update on MTSU football coaching search from AD Chris Massaro

Dec 01, 2023 at 05:40 pm by WGNS Radio News

MTSU Director of Athletics Chris Massaro directed a statement to Blue Raider football fans on the search for a new football head coach. "As MTSU athletics is in the midst o.... Read More

RCSO Narcotics Detective Who Died This Year Challenged Co-Workers to Excel - His Unit Recently Received State Award

Nov 14, 2023 at 09:25 pm by WGNS Radio News

Inspiration from a narcotics detective who died in a motorcycle crash invigorated fellow Rutherford County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit detectives to work harder in his memo.... Read More

SRO Partners with Students to Provide Food for Communities

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:34 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Sheriff’s school resource officers teamed up with Rutherford County Schools’ teachers, administrators and students to fight hunger. The tea.... Read More

Beef Generates 13% of Tennessee's $4.4 Billion in Agricultural Cash Receipts

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:29 pm by WGNS Radio News

TENNESSEE AGRICULTURE – Many Tennesseans would be surprised to learn that beef generates 13% of Tennessee's $4.4-billion in agricultural cash receipts. Most recently, in.... Read More

41st 'Salute Game' Honors Veterans, Military Personnel Nov. 11 at MTSU

Nov 08, 2023 at 05:25 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center and the Blue Raider footbal.... Read More

Diversity Makes One Rutherford County School Stronger

Oct 30, 2023 at 10:58 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Rock Springs Elementary Principal Stephen Lewis speaks highly of former teacher Holly Pearson, who passed away a few days ago. It’s not simply s.... Read More

MTSU STEM Faculty Land $1.25M NSF Grant to Mentor Post-Doctoral Education Researchers

Oct 30, 2023 at 10:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Grant Gardner, Department of Biology professor and researcher, along with Middle Tennessee State University faculty L.... Read More

Convicted Felon on Probation Arrested for Committing Two Carjackings Wednesday Evening

Oct 27, 2023 at 11:17 pm by WGNS Radio News

NASHVILLE, TN - A convicted felon on probation out of Rutherford County is jailed in Nashville for committing two carjackings Wednesday evening before a police canine team cau.... Read More

Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter Opens Additional Location Off Interstate 840

Oct 27, 2023 at 10:58 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro Medical Clinic & SurgiCenter has expanded to provide patients with more convenient access to high quality, affordable healthcare by opening.... Read More

Give the Gift of Life as Donors of All Blood Types are Needed

Oct 27, 2023 at 10:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - As October comes to a close, the American Red Cross urges blood and platelet donors to make and keep donation appointments now to help hospitals restoc.... Read More

Murfreesboro Breaks Ground on New $17.1 Million Transit Center for Murfreesboro Transit

Oct 27, 2023 at 10:46 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Elected City officials and city and state transportation administrators gathered on a field Friday, Oct. 27 at New Salem Hwy. and Bridge Ave..... Read More

Gov. Lee Launches Tennessee Strong Families Grant ProgramĀ 

Sep 13, 2023 at 04:33 pm by WGNS Radio News

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Thursday that applications are now open for the Tennessee Strong Families Grant Program, which dedicates $20 mil.... Read More

Middle TN Physician Convicted in $9.5-Million Health Care Fraud Case

Sep 06, 2023 at 07:10 pm by WGNS Radio News

A federal jury in Nashville has convicted Doctor Benjamin T. Toh, 68, of Chicago, Illinois, for his role in a more than $9.5 million health care fraud conspiracy, announced Un.... Read More

PACT Act Offers Special Health Care Enrollment for Tennessee Veterans

Sep 06, 2023 at 07:04 pm by WGNS Radio News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Veterans unenrolled in VA health care are encouraged to apply for their care by Sept. 30, 2023, to take advantage of the PACT Act special enrollment pe.... Read More

Groovin' In The Boro Auction Started Wednesday

Sep 06, 2023 at 07:00 pm by WGNS Radio News

As you may be aware, The Journey Home's fundraiser, Groovin' In The Boro presented by Wayne and Dorothy Murphy is coming up on September 14th. There are still a few.... Read More

Hundreds Of Industry And Education Leaders Gathered Wednesday

Sep 06, 2023 at 06:55 pm by WGNS Radio News

The State Collaborative On Reforming Education (SCORE) hosted the Future Forward Summit in Nashville today, bringing together over 200 of the state’s top business and ed.... Read More

Tennessee Milk Logo Design Winner Announced

Sep 06, 2023 at 06:47 pm by WGNS Radio News

After collecting 5,230 votes among four milk logo finalists, the Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) announces the winning Tennessee milk logo design. “The statew.... Read More