Retired MTSU professor Mary Nichols has been deployed with multiple hurricanes this season; several other local volunteers deployed for hurricanes and wildfires

Oct 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Retirement looks very different for former Middle Tennessee State University mass communications professor, Mary Nichols. While some may take it ea.... Read More

Wake Up Crew for Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Oct 23, 2020 at 08:29 am by WGNS

Rutherford County EMS of the Year Honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro

Oct 23, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

Ollie Leslie III, Critical Care Paramedic, Rutherford County Emergency Service ( RC-EMS ), is the recipient of The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro Outstanding Rutherford Co.... Read More

Child Health Month this October

Oct 23, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health invites all Tennesseans to celebrate Child Health Month this October! This annual event focuses on positively impacting the lives of childre.... Read More

Continued Reemployment of Tennesseans Drives Unemployment Down across the State - Rutherford County falls to 5.4%

Oct 23, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

The unemployment rates in each of Tennessee’s 95 counties decreased in September, according to new data released by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Devel.... Read More

Tennessee Infrastructure Plan for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

Oct 23, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health today announced the state’s infrastructure plan for distribution of COVID-19 vaccines once they become available. TDH in coordination.... Read More

MTSU fall drug take-back day collection yields 68 pounds

Oct 23, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Officials with the MTSU Campus Pharmacy collected nearly 68 pounds of unwanted drugs dropped off by the public and campus community Thursday (Oct..... Read More

City Street and Fleet Department employees receive STARS Award; Anthony Wolfe and Jeremy Vassar went above and beyond

Oct 23, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Street Department employee Anthony Wolfe and Fleet Department employee Jeremy Vassar have been named STARS (Succeeding Through Attitud.... Read More

Rockvale Football Season Over Due to COVID-19

Oct 22, 2020 at 06:41 pm by WGNS

The last two games of the regular season for Rockvale football won't be played due to COVID-19. Their last two games against Cookeville Friday and Siegel October 30th won't be.... Read More

'Boro's Judy Lee Signs New Book Nov. 7th

Oct 22, 2020 at 05:21 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Linebaugh Public Library is pleased to host local author Judy Lee for a book signing from 10:00 until 1:00 on Saturday, November 7, 2020. Lee will be.... Read More

Man Allegedly Climbs over Fence to Get Into the TN Bureau of Investigations Campus

Oct 22, 2020 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

Typically, people do not trespass at the Tennessee Bureau of Investigations campus in Nashville. It is not the kind of place where most would want to be, unless of course you.... Read More

Doors of Hope Helping Women after Release from Prison or Jail in Rutherford County

Oct 22, 2020 at 11:52 am by WGNS

The annual Doors of Hope Firefly Super was virtual this year, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, that does not stop what the local non-profit stands for and fights for. Th.... Read More

Nearby Williamson County Re-Issues Mask Mandate to Fight COVID-19

Oct 22, 2020 at 11:25 am by WGNS

In nearby Williamson County, Tennessee, the mayor has decided to re-issue a mask mandate to ensure COVID-19 numbers drop. Thursday October 22, 2020, Williamson County Mayor Ro.... Read More

Man Accused of Fraudulantly Cashing Someone's $1,800 Check

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:44 am by WGNS

A man who has yet to be identified allegedly used someone else’s identity to cash an $1,800 check. The incident occurred this past September.Police told WGNS that the su.... Read More

LATEST Unemployment Numbers Dealing with COVID-19 in Rutherford Co. and Tennessee

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:32 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are down again, after a slight rise the previous week.The latest numbers closed the week out on October 17th with 9,873 NEW unemployme.... Read More

La Vergne Presented with Certificate from Comptroller’s Office

Oct 22, 2020 at 09:06 am by WGNS

The City of La Vergne has been presented with a certificate of recognition from the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury. On October 5, the city was recognized for its timely.... Read More

Alumni artists curate new dual exhibits at MTSU’s Todd Gallery opening Oct. 24

Oct 22, 2020 at 09:01 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU's Department of Art and Design is welcoming quite a topic of conversation to the Todd Art Gallery beginning Saturday, Oct. 24: dual exhibits w.... Read More

Blackman at Siegel on State Farm Prep Football Friday Night

Oct 22, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

It's another inter-county, region matchup on State Farm Prep Football this week as the Blackman Blaze travel to battle the Siegel Stars. Siegel is hoping to finish the season.... Read More

1 in 3 Military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment

Oct 22, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

1 in 3 military families have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-related unemployment among military spouses. As a result, many military families now find it difficult.... Read More

231-N Big Rig Crash With Injuries

Oct 22, 2020 at 06:31 am by WGNS

(WALTER HILL Community)  A Wednesday crash with heavy debris closed state highway 231-North (Lebanon Road) at Alsup Mill for several hours. An 18-wheeler hauling garbage.... Read More