"Doomscrolling" the media and social media pages for the bad

Jul 20, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Are you "Doomscrolling" the news via social media or perhaps on news websites? You are not the only one. With details on the issue of the new term "Doomscrolling," here is MTS.... Read More

The American Heart Association responds to alarming drop in 9-1-1 calls fueled by COVID-19 fears

Jul 20, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

As COVID-19 cases continue to increase and strain emergency departments nationwide, a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Re.... Read More

EPA Announces Grant to Support Safe Pesticide Use Outreach

Jul 20, 2020 at 05:30 am by WGNS

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a grant opportunity for projects that promote safe pesticide use. The recipient will receive an estimated $1.2 million.... Read More

COVID-19 in Rutherford Co. This Week

Jul 19, 2020 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

There have been two additional tests and just over 900 new total cases of COVID-19 in the last eight days here in Rutherford County, according to data from the Tennessee Depar.... Read More
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Tremendous "Taste of Rutherford"

Jul 19, 2020 at 09:23 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A beautiful Tennessee sunset, gentle breeze, delicious food, live music, and social distancing friends set the mood for this family friendly eve.... Read More

Rutherford County Library UPDATE (with Audio)

Jul 19, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The local library system is updating listeners on the PHASE II branch reopening plans and funding help provided at the national level. This 16 minute production put together b.... Read More

Early Voting Underway NOW through Aug. 1, 2020!

Jul 18, 2020 at 05:32 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Early voting for the August 6th election is underway here in Rutherford County. This past Friday (7/17/2020) was the first day and it continues throu.... Read More

Help ID Suspect In La Vergne Armed Robbery

Jul 18, 2020 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne TN)  La Vergne, TN police continue to gather information regarding an armed robbery that took place a week ago at the Pilot Gas Station on Waldron Road near I-.... Read More

Smyrna Police Need Help In Identifying Shoplifters

Jul 18, 2020 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA TN) Smyrna Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects in connection with shoplifting at Hibbett Sports at 801 Industrial Boulevard.  Det.... Read More

SRO John Acton Promoted To Sgt.

Jul 18, 2020 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  School Resource Officer John Action has been promoted to sergeant. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh promoted the 20 year officer, who served in the patrol.... Read More

MTSU's Susan Lyons Honored

Jul 18, 2020 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  National leadership honor society Omicron Delta Kappa recently recognized MTSU’s Susan Lyons with the Robert L. M.... Read More

Gov. Lee Grants Temporary Death Penalty Reprieve

Jul 18, 2020 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE)  Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has issued a temporary waving of an execution. Governor Lee said, “I am granting Harold Wayne Nichols a temporary reprieve.... Read More

Ram's Hot Time On Streets

Jul 18, 2020 at 02:32 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  A scorcher ahead, and it may rile tempers and create road challenges. Murfreesboro Transportation Deputy Director Ram Balachandran warns motorists are are.... Read More

MTSU's David J. Urban, Ph.D., Receives Honor

Jul 18, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) On Friday (7/17/2020) Tennessee Governor Bill Lee presented the honorary title of Tennessee Colonel Aide de Camp to David J. Urban, Ph.D., of Murfreesboro. C.... Read More

Statewide Unemployment Rate Decreases for Second Consecutive Month in June

Jul 17, 2020 at 08:11 pm by WGNS

Tennessee’s unemployment rate decreased in June for the second consecutive month after reaching an all-time high in April, according to preliminary data from the Tenness.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Promotion to Assistant Director of OIT / New Human Resources Assistant Director

Jul 17, 2020 at 08:03 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Mayor Bill Ketron announced last week the promotion of two Rutherford County employees; Darin Moore to Assistant Director of the Office of Informat.... Read More

TBI: Rutherford County Woman Indicted on Theft Charge - Over $22,000

Jul 17, 2020 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A 53 year old Rutherford County woman has been arrested after being indicted on a theft charge, following an investigation by Special Agents with the.... Read More

Shooting on Friday Afternoon in Murfreesboro

Jul 17, 2020 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting in the 700 block of South East Broad Street at 4:41 p.m. Friday afternoon (July 17, 2020). Reports indicate that one person was sho.... Read More

UPDATE: TVA Power Line Problem Results in Power Outage for North Rutherford County

Jul 17, 2020 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – We have more news on a recent power outage that took place on Wednesday, July 15th... At least three houses were damaged Tuesday on Atlas Drive in Nor.... Read More

Tri-Star Stonecrest Medical Donates 500 Masks to Rutherford County Businesses to Support #RutherfordResponsible Initiative

Jul 17, 2020 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced a new initiative last week entitled “#RutherfordResponsible” strongly encouraging citizen.... Read More