Open Burning Not Allowed in Murfreesboro - What about homemade Fire Pits?

Jul 02, 2020 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

Open burning is not permitted in the city of Murfreesboro, as explained by Fire Chief Mark Foulks.  But, what about building your own firepit behind your home?Open burnin.... Read More

Fatal Shooting investigated by TBI in Smithville

Jul 02, 2020 at 11:56 am by WGNS

Names have now been released in a fatal shooting which occurred a week ago at a residence on Carter Drive in DeKalb County, TN.The deceased has been identified as 24 year old.... Read More

Editorial by State Rep. Sparks: DeBerry’s ouster proves Democrats lead party of intolerance

Jul 02, 2020 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Submitted Editorial by State Rep. Mike Sparks of Smyrna, TN: Political campaigns in America have always been a contact sport—often times, they get downright nasty. The m.... Read More

Guy R. Dotson, Jr.

Jul 02, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Guy R. Dotson, Jr., age 57, of Murfreesboro, passed away Friday, July 3. He is survived by his wife, Nicole Dotson; children, Samantha Dotson Rainey, Trey Dotson, Brendan Dye.... Read More

Rutherford County students complete Certified Nursing Assistant summer program

Jul 02, 2020 at 09:56 am by WGNS

By PAIGE HOLLOWAYRutherford County SchoolsSeveral Rutherford County students have recently worked to earn essential skills during a month-long Certified Nursing Assistant clas.... Read More

TN Supreme Court Orders Cancellation of The July 2020 Bar Examination

Jul 02, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Supreme Court issued an order today canceling the July 28 -29, 2020 administration of the Uniform Bar Examination in Tennessee. Although stringent public health.... Read More

State Farm Offers $25,000 Grants to Communities

Jul 02, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

As a company, State Farm continues the effort to inspire and empower people to get involved in their communities by creating a positive, sustainable, and measurable social imp.... Read More

Veterans can pre-screen for access from a mobile device for Local VA Hospital

Jul 02, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System (TVHS) implemented an electronic COVID-19 screening tool at its Nashville and Alvin C. York campuses to expedite the entry process for V.... Read More

Vincent Named New Special Education Supervisor for Cannon County Schools

Jul 02, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Cannon County Director of Schools William F. Curtis has named Julie Vincent to be the new Special Education Supervisor for Cannon County Schools.  The position became ava.... Read More

Knotts Take Over Local Salvation Army Command

Jul 01, 2020 at 03:35 pm by WGNS

Captains Michael and Patrishia Knott have made it to Murfreesboro to lead the Salvation Army. They're taking over for Majors Joe and Melissa Irvin, who received a new command.... Read More

COVID-19 Testing Available Monday-Friday at all Locations of Health Departments

Jul 01, 2020 at 11:47 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s rural county health departments continue providing traditional services and are taking every precaution to keep patients, clients and staff members safe from.... Read More

City of La Vergne has been named the “Freest City” in Tennessee

Jul 01, 2020 at 11:32 am by WGNS

The City of La Vergne has been named the “Freest City” in the state of Tennessee according to a study conducted by Beacon Center of Tennessee.The Beacon Center say.... Read More

UPDATE: Car vs Motorcycle Crash--Memorial at Northfield

Jul 01, 2020 at 11:20 am by WGNS

(UPDATE - MURFREESBORO)  A serious motorcycle vs automobile crash occurred shortly before nine o'clock Tuesday night (6/30/2020) at the intersection of Memorial Boul.... Read More

Certain Fireworks illegal in Murfreesboro, Regulated times to shoot Fireworks

Jul 01, 2020 at 11:02 am by WGNS

(PHOTO by Andy Hutchins)  Be careful as to what kind of fireworks you shoot in the city limits of Murfreesboro because some are illegal to buy and use. Both bottle r.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric's Merger-Purchase Of MED Complete

Jul 01, 2020 at 10:59 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The merger between the Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) and Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) is now official as the final papers were signed. &n.... Read More

Republic Services Gives 60K Masks To County

Jul 01, 2020 at 10:06 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Republic Services, who operate Middle Point Landfill, has donated 60,000 N95 respirator masks to Rutherford County to help protect first responders, count.... Read More

RELEASE: TN AFL-CIO Announces Endorsed Candidates Ahead of August 6th Primary Election

Jul 01, 2020 at 05:15 am by WGNS

Following a meeting of its Executive Board and COPE Committee held earlier this week, the Tennessee AFL-CIO Labor Council is announcing its list of endorsed candidates&nb.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor Briefing 6-30-20

Jun 30, 2020 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland is joined by Dr. Vincent L. Windrow, associate vice provost for Student Success and former director of Intercultural and Diversity Affa.... Read More

UPDATE: Child Struck by SUV in Murfreesboro - Still Under Investigation

Jun 30, 2020 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

No arrest has been made in a case involving a child who was struck by a vehicle while riding what appeared to be a "Little Tike Toy" in Murfreesboro on June 14, 2020. Accordin.... Read More

Tamera Blair returning ‘home’ as new principal of Riverdale High School

Jun 30, 2020 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANSRutherford County SchoolsTamera Blair graduated Riverdale in 1987 and returned to the school more than 20 years later as a library media specialist. She’s.... Read More