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Miss Tennessee to be at Stewarts Creek Middle School on May 16th

Miss Tennessee to be at Stewarts Creek Middle School on May 16th

The highlight of the evening will be a guest appearance from reigning Miss Tennessee, Hayley Lewis. Lewis will perform three songs at the pageant, including the song she sang at the recent Miss America pageant, plus she will sign autographs during intermission of the show.


Annual celebration honors emergency medical services personnel

Annual celebration honors emergency medical services personnel

"The dedicated men and women of our local emergency medical services are our front-line partners in providing life-saving care for our community," said Elaine Minton, director of emergency services at TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center in Smyrna, Tenn.


ER Visits at your local hospital have increased since the Affordable Care Act

ER Visits at your local hospital have increased since the Affordable Care Act

The report -- commissioned by the Emergency Medicine Action Fund (EMAF) -- is titled "Review of the Evidence on the Use of the Emergency Department by Medicaid Patients and the Evolving Role of Emergency Medicine Physicians."


Governor Declares May "Putting Investors First" month

Governor Declares May

Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed May 2015 "Putting Investors First" Month as a way to recognize the importance the investment profession as foundation of a strong and growing state economy.


GOOD NEWS: Parks cleaned up in Murfreesboro by Volunteers

GOOD NEWS: Parks cleaned up in Murfreesboro by Volunteers

Battlefield Park Day was recently held in Murfreesboro and volunteers participated in a clean-up project at Old Fort Park and Barfield Park in Murfreesboro. The clean-up day was on Saturday. Volunteers also helped along Lytle Creek behind Cannonsburgh.


Drug courts in Tennessee are saving lives

Drug courts in Tennessee are saving lives

Since 2003 Recovery Drug Courts in Tennessee have offered intensive judicial supervision, substance treatment services, sanctions, and incentives to address the needs of drug-addicted non-violent offenders.


Locally, Gas Prices UP 9-Cents In 1-Week

Locally, Gas Prices UP 9-Cents In 1-Week

Motorists headed to the pump are finding the highest gas prices of 2015. They jumped 9-cents in one-week here in the 'Boro with discounters selling regular petro locally at $2.34 per gallon.


Obituaries (Listen online)

These are the latest obituaries in Rutherford County...


Fatal Sunday Afternoon Shooting

Fatal Sunday Afternoon Shooting

At 2:37 Sunday afternoon (5/3/2015), Murfreesboro police rushed to 1215 Wenlon Drive in reference to a shooting.


Murfreesboro man to face murder charge after fleeing to Mississippi

Murfreesboro man to face murder charge after fleeing to Mississippi

The man suspected of killing a 30-year old Murfreesboro woman on Gold Valley Drive in 2013 will appear in court this month. District Attorney Jennings Jones told News Radio WGNS...


Marijuana Honey or "Dabs" located in Lascassas Pike residence

Marijuana Honey or

A pizza delivery driver may have been delivering more than just hot pizza's. 23-year old Nathaniel Delpriore was arrested and charged with "Felony Possession of a Schedule I drug, Felony Possession of a Schedule VI drug" and "Possession of Drug Paraphernalia."


Middle Tennessee going high tech with Black Gate Games

Middle Tennessee going high tech with Black Gate Games

A company made up of high tech thinkers from Murfreesboro, Nashville and even St. Louis, are turning the heat up on Silicon Valley - and it's all happening right here in Middle Tennessee. Elonka *Dunin (pronounced Doon-in) at Black Gate Games told News Radio WGNS...


Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame

Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame

Broadcasters from across the Volunteer State gathered Saturday evening at Murfreesboro's Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center for the 4th Annual Tennessee Radio Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony.


Redneck Rumble a success in nearby Lebanon

Redneck Rumble a success in nearby Lebanon

The Redneck Rumble was held at the Wilson County Fairgrounds on Saturday. The demolition derby was a smashing success. WGNS' very own Scott Walker emceed the derby along with Justin Holder with Bob Parks Realty.


AAA Data: Highest Gas Prices for the Year

AAA Data:  Highest Gas Prices for the Year

Just when you thought gas was becoming more affordable, the cost per gallon started a rapid climb. In fact, data from AAA shows we are currently paying the highest price for a gallon of gas this year.


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United Way's Celebration Set For June 24th

United Way's Celebration Set For June 24th

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties' Community Celebration will be held on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at 11:30 a.m. at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. Tickets are $10 each and can be purchased now.


Stroke Group Meetings At StoneCrest

Stroke Group Meetings At StoneCrest

May is STROKE AWARENESS MONTH, and TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center now offers a free monthly Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group for survivors and caregivers in the community. The next meeting is set for 5:00 o'clock Thursday evening, May 14th in the Physician's Building classroom at the Smyrna hospital.


Public Meeting On City Employee Wage Increases

The Murfreesboro City Council will conduct a public meeting on Monday, May 11, 2015, to learn about recommendations for wage increases for city employees. The open gathering will be in the City Council Chambers that are located behind the elevators in the Murfreesboro City Hall at 111 West Vine Street.


Youth League Volleyball Sign-Ups Extended

Youth League Volleyball sign-ups have both been extended to this coming Thursday, May 7th.


UPDATE: La Vergne Church Fire

UPDATE: La Vergne Church Fire

Now more on that Thursday (4/30/2015) night inferno that took a La Vergne church at 599 Waldron Road to the ground. City of La Vergne's spokesperson Kathy Tyson told NewsRadio WGNS, "A team of fire investigators is sifting through the remains, to determine the cause and the origin of the fire."


Rep. Dawn White Gets First Veterans Treatment Court

Rep. Dawn White Gets First Veterans Treatment Court

Murfreesboro State Representative Dawn White worked to provide the state's first sustainable support for both the establishment and maintenance of Tennessee's Veterans Treatment Court programs through passage of SB 711/HB 854,


Ram Say's Beware!

Ram Say's Beware!

School will soon be out for the season, and co-eds will be singing "See You In September". Unfortunately, City Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns that road projects and traffic jams won't fade 'til fall. He warns motorists where to avoid now through May 9th.


Perfect JazzFest on Historic Murfreesboro Square

Perfect JazzFest on Historic Murfreesboro Square

This year's weather for JazzFest is perfect--in the 60s at night and low 70s during the daylight hours. The historic Murfreesboro square is echoing with great music and the smells of memories that take you back to when the fair came to town long ago.


April 2015 Grand Jury hands down 149 Indictments

April 2015 Grand Jury  hands down 149 Indictments

A large number of indictments were returned by the April Grand Jury in Rutherford County. District Attorney Jennings Jones told WGNS...


Middle Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index on the Increase, according to MTSU

Middle Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index on the Increase, according to MTSU

The overall Middle Tennessee Consumer Outlook Index rose to 355, up from 322 in February. That compares to an index of 203 in May 2014 and 144 in February 2013.


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