Appeal Denied Again for Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Last year, WGNS told you about a convicted rapist who filed an appeal asking for post-conviction relief, but was denied. The registered sex offender then filed another appeal,.... Read More

MTSU honors 17th general officer in 71-year history of university’s Army ROTC

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Robert S. Powell Jr. was honored by his alma mater Monday as the 17th graduate of Middle Tennessee.... Read More

Tuesday: Christy Welker

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:12 am by WGNS

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Tuesday, April 13th, 2021 Christy Welker is today's Good Neighbor of the Day for having the sweetest spirit that makes everyone feel better..... Read More

School Shooting In Knoxville: 1 Student Dead, SRO Seriously Injured

Apr 12, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

(KNOXVILLE) A shooting at Knoxville's Austin-East Arts Magnet School Monday (4/12/2021) has left one student dead and 20-year Knoxville Police Officer Adam Wilson is in U.... Read More

Dr. Jim Boerner Passed Away Last Friday

Apr 12, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Community leader Dr. Jim Boerner (pronounced bur-ner), age 69, passed away last Friday (4/9/2021) after a battle with COVID-19. Funeral arrangements.... Read More

Child Rape Suspect in Murfreesboro Case Found Dead in Orange Beach

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A suspect in a Murfreesboro child rape case has been found dead in Orange Beach, Alabama.Dane Appalsammy was found dead outside of a resort hotel in Orange Beach on Sunday mor.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Informs Community About FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths.Ruth.... Read More

MTSU Professor Larry Burriss on Etiquette in Today's World

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:56 am by WGNS

What is proper etiquette and how does it translate to the world of Internet? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss…

Suspect in Lebanon, TN Double Murder found Dead in Nashville

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:44 am by WGNS

See the updated story HERE PREVIOUS NEWS STORY:In nearby Lebanon, TN, two people are dead following a shooting that took place on Monday morning.Suspect Shaun R. Varsos e.... Read More

Planning to hit the Stones River?

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

As temperatures warm, more residents may hit the Stones River to canoe, kayak or innertube the waterway.Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Chief Mark Foulks said that it is importan.... Read More

Convicted Rutherford County Sex Offender Appeals his 10-Year Prison Sentence - Courts Denied Appeal

Apr 12, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

There has been an appeal filed with the courts in a local rape case… a rape that took place five years ago.In 2016, a Lascassas man was indicted on three counts of aggr.... Read More

Average Fuel Prices and Possible Changes for April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:40 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

National Telecommunicators Week

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  April 11-17, 2021 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Rutherford County Sheriffs Office Chief Deputy Keith Lowery said, "Join me in tha.... Read More

MONDAY: Carol Ghattas

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:18 am by WGNS

WGNS Good Neighbor of the Day for Monday, April 12th, 2021 Carol Ghattas is today's Good Neighbor of the Day for her help with the First Baptist Church outdoor service on the.... Read More

Mail Sponsor Forms Before Friday

Apr 11, 2021 at 08:19 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Just a reminder, April is Child Abuse Awareness Month, and if you feel that a child is being abused, you need to notify the authorities. If a juvenile is possib.... Read More

More Parks, More Business--Murfreesboro Growing More!

Apr 10, 2021 at 12:25 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Plans for a park serving the western side of Murfreesboro has been "on and off" in the news for a good while. The city announced plans to d.... Read More

En Blanc Abortion Appeal Granted

Apr 10, 2021 at 12:08 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  The Tennessee Rights To Life group won an appeal dealing with a required waiting period prior to receiving an abortion. On Friday (4/9/2021), the U.S..... Read More

Bonnaroo Farm Voted To Be Annexed Into Manchester

Apr 10, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

  (MANCHESTER)  It looks as if the Bonnaroo Music andf Arts Festival will actually become a part of Manchester, Tennessee. The board of mayor and alderman voted una.... Read More

Storybook Breakfast at Cannonsburgh

Apr 10, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  The second annual Storybook Breakfast at Cannonsburgh Village takes place Saturday, April 17, 2021. United Way reports that the 9:00AM event is already "s.... Read More

The Big Payback

Apr 10, 2021 at 09:22 am by WGNS

Wed. (May 5, 2021) 6PM (continues for 24-consecutive hours)  The 2021 "BIG PAYBACK" has over a thousand Middle Tennessee non-profits participating this year. Af.... Read More