90 Miles East of Murfreesboro, Man Charged with over 16 Sex Related Offenses

Aug 06, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

About 90 miles East of Murfreesboro, a Pikeville, Tennessee man was arrested on multiple sex offense charges. A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau.... Read More

State Veterinarian Warns Livestock Owners of Virus Threat

Aug 06, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee state veterinarian’s office wants to make livestock owners and veterinarians aware of an outbreak of vesicular stomatitis virus (VSV) in several midwestern.... Read More

DCS Praises Tennessee Lawmakers for Passing New Safe Haven Law

Aug 06, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Children’s Services joins A Secret Safe Place for Newborns of Tennessee, Inc. to alert citizens to the newly amended Safe Haven Law passed by.... Read More

ACLU: Tennessee Supreme Court Allows Mail Ballots for All Voters With Underlying Health Conditions and Their Caretakers

Aug 06, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Under a Tennessee Supreme Court decision issued today, the state must permit every eligible voter with an underlying health condition that makes them especially vulnerable to.... Read More

New LaVergne Alderman Appointed to Fill Vacancy through November Election

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:54 pm by WGNS

The Board of Mayor and Aldermen have made a decision as to who will fill the vacant alderman seat until the November election.Graeme Coates was appointed to the vacant seat an.... Read More

Rutherford ATHENA Scholarship Recipient Announced

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — RUTHERFORD Cable, founding sponsor of the ATHENA International Leadership Award for Rutherford County, announces the 2020 ATHENA Patrons Society Sc.... Read More

UPDATE: Police say man who stole a car at Marcos Pizza, also involved in Facebook Marketplace Car-jacking

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:35 pm by WGNS

Here’s an update to the Marco’s Pizza stolen vehicle incident that was reported in July… Murfreesboro Police confirm that one of the suspects in that case i.... Read More

Murfreesboro CVS Store Robbed at Gunpoint Wednesday

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:20 pm by WGNS

An unknown subject held-up the CVS Pharmacy on Broad Street at Mercury Boulevard Wednesday (Aug. 5, 2020).  Murfreesboro Detectives are working to identify the man who wa.... Read More

Hockenberry named Interim Rockvale Girls Coach

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:07 pm by WGNS

Bill Hockenberry has been named interim girls basketball coach at Rockvale. He joined the boys staff last season as an assistant coach after nine-years as head coach at Smyrn.... Read More

Co. Schools to Delay Opening a Few Days

Aug 05, 2020 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will delay the first day of school to Thursday, August 13th. James Evans, spokesman for the school system, details the reason for the delay: The.... Read More

UPDATE: Special Kids 2020 "Virtual Banquet"

Aug 05, 2020 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro,TN - Special Kids Therapy and Nursing Center will host their annual banquet as a “virtual event” for the first time on Thursday, September 3rd. All pr.... Read More

2020 Census Data Collection Will End One Month Earlier than Planned

Aug 05, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The U.S. Census Bureau continues to evaluate its operational plans to collect and process 2020 Census data. The Census is announcing updates to their plan that will includ.... Read More

Rutherford County Businesses Received over $201-Million in Paycheck Protection Funding

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

Funding related to the COVID-19 Pandemic has helped to keep multiple businesses alive and well in our community. More specifically, the Paycheck Protection Program for loans o.... Read More

$272K USDA grant helps MTSU, Mississippi researchers investigate conservation practices with changing climate

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University and University of Mississippi faculty and student researchers are collaborating on a U.S. Department of Agricultu.... Read More

Middle Tennessee: Be On The Lookout for 2018 Murder Suspect

Aug 05, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Residents throughout Middle Tennessee are asked to be on the lookout for a man who is WANTED for a 2018 murder that unfolded in Nashville, TN. Metro Police detectives are aski.... Read More

Wake Up Crew for Wed 8-5-20

Aug 05, 2020 at 08:37 am by WGNS

OpEd from State Rep. Charlie Baum of Murfreesboro: Three Ways to Improve Health Care in Tennessee

Aug 05, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

Editorial By State Rep. Charlie Baum of MurfreesboroHealth care is a matter of great importance to us all.  It should come as no surprise to anyone that access and the ev.... Read More

Nearby Coffee County OPENS Schools and later Announce Closure of Two Schools

Aug 05, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

In nearby Coffee County, the county schools officially opened… and two schools later officially closed.The first day of class orientation was August 3rd and by August 4.... Read More

Volunteer Fire Assistance Program - FIRE SUPPRESSION KITS available to Volunteer Fire Departments

Aug 05, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture’s Division of Forestry is accepting applications for the 2020 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) program until Sept. 11. Departments.... Read More

Facebook Marketplace ad ends with Carjacking in Murfreesboro

Aug 04, 2020 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – What began as a plan for a woman to sell a vehicle through Facebook Marketplace ended in a dangerous carjacking Thursday, July 31.  Two suspects.... Read More