Holiday Travel Season Approaching; Pandemic Remains a Concern, Dr. Rudd on WGNS Monday

Oct 31, 2020 at 06:25 am by WGNS

Tennesseans are cautiously developing plans for the holiday travel season. A new AAA survey determined that the pandemic and presidential election are key influencers in how c.... Read More

Time to Change---FALL BACK To Central Standard Time

Oct 31, 2020 at 06:16 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  It's time to FALL BACK!  Yes, we change back to Central Standard Time at 2:00 o'clock Sunday morning (11/1/2020). However, most people don't get up i.... Read More

Murfreesboro's ODOR Update

Oct 31, 2020 at 02:30 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Murfreesboro residents continue to report strange smells in various sections of the city. The City of Murfreesboro along with Republic Services are both a.... Read More

2020 Football Playoff Brackets

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:56 pm by WGNS

Check out the 2020 prep football playoff brackets for our Rutherford County teams here!   CLASS 6A PLAYOFF BRACKETOakland, Riverdale, Blackman, Smyrna, La Vergne, Ste.... Read More

Oakland Wins 6th Region Championship at Warren Co.; Other RuCo FB Scores

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:37 pm by WGNS

Despite getting Warren County's best effort, Oakland claims their sixth region championship in a row with a 36-20 road win. Junior running back Jordan James carried the load.... Read More

Rutherford Hospital NICU Babes Are Ready

Oct 30, 2020 at 06:34 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The spooky season at Ascension St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital is in full swing, especially in the NICU.  A bitty baby cow, a teeny turtle, and a pet.... Read More

Smyrna Cancels Christmas Parade, but Continues FOOD DRIVE!

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Because of the pandemic, the Town of Smyrna has decided to cancel the 2020 Christmas Parade, however they will continue with the food drive from November 1st thro.... Read More

Christmas 2020: Helping out families in Need this year

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

Every year, non-profit Barnabas Vision pairs local residents with a family in need with a goal of helping that family with Christmas. Those who volunteer to help the le.... Read More

Phone MPD If You Recognize Her 629-201-5504

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Police are working on a fraud case and need your help in identifying a person of interest.  According to Murfreesboro Police Detective Earl Crow, a.... Read More

Smart book takes aim at improved risk management

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Risk is real and affects all projects, both public and private. All projects, large and small, are subject to a variety of risks. The failure to manage inherent risk with dili.... Read More

MTSU Daniels Center sets upcoming (mostly virtual) events in November

Oct 30, 2020 at 09:05 am by WGNS

Autumn can be a busy time of year, especially on a university campus as a semester draws to a close. The Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center&nb.... Read More

Statewide Student Mock Election Results

Oct 30, 2020 at 09:01 am by WGNS

This year 37,014 students representing 262 schools cast their votes for President and U.S. Senate in the 2020 Student Mock Election."We hope students and teachers both enjoyed.... Read More

Rockvale High and Stewarts Creek High reopening dates announced

Oct 30, 2020 at 07:53 am by WGNS

Rockvale High School and Stewarts Creek High School now have reopening dates, after being shut down due to the concern of COVID-19 numbers and a lack of substitute teachers. T.... Read More

Cathy Smith named City of Murfreesboro Purchasing Director

Oct 30, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – City Manager Craig Tindall has named Cathy Smith as Director of Purchasing for the City of Murfreesboro.  As the principal procurement officia.... Read More

David Dinkins Passes Away

Oct 29, 2020 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

Longtime Murfreesboro Police detective and Public Defender's Office Chief Investigator David Dinkins has passed away. He was 71-years old. David was the older brother of WGNS'.... Read More

Rutherford County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:43 pm by WGNS

Ty Downing, Detective, Rutherford County Sheriff Department, Criminal Division, was honored as the recipient of The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro Outstanding Rutherford County.... Read More

TN Dept. of Human Services Announces Next Round of P-EBT

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:37 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) is extending its successful Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT) program into the fall semester by sending qualifying.... Read More

MTSU Priority Registration runs from Nov. 2-13 for Winter Session, Spring Term

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:20 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Current MTSU students will soon have an opportunity to get their choice of classes during Priority Registration for the upcoming spring 2021 academ.... Read More

TN Dept. of Health Announces Funding Opportunities for Nursing Home Visitation, Communication Aids

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:17 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health encourages Tennessee nursing homes to apply for funding for aids to facilitate in-person visitation in compliance with COVID-19 safety guide.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Announce New Finance Director

Oct 29, 2020 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Mr. Ralph Ringstaff, Interim Director of Murfreesboro City Schools (MCS), is pleased to announce Michael Smith has been named Finance Director. Smith will b.... Read More