Rutherford County

Murfreesboro Police Still Searching for Subject in $55,000 Sunglass Theft

May 17, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives are still seeking leads from the public in identifying a man accused of breaking into a business after hours and allegedly stealing $55,000 worth of su.... Read More

Barfield Park Invites Children of All Ages to the Wilderness Station this Saturday for World Turtle Day

May 17, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

World Turtle Day is nearing and Murfreesboro will play a role in this educational opportunity for youngsters throughout Rutherford County.Parks Director Nate Williams said&hel.... Read More

Rutherford County Staff Recognized for Service in County’s COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center

May 16, 2021 at 07:18 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center operators were recognized at an appreciation luncheon this month. The call center was staffed b.... Read More

Siegel High Structured Instruction Prom

May 14, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

The Siegel High School Structured Instruction Classes recently held a luau-themed prom at school. Support from Smyrna Ready Mix, Lewis Bakery, Wopbop Balloons, Whitman Czajkow.... Read More

$55,000 Theft of Sunglasses and More in Murfreesboro

May 13, 2021 at 11:24 am by WGNS

$55,000 worth of sunglasses and more were stolen from a local business in Murfreesboro. Detectives now need assistance from the public in identifying the individual who entere.... Read More

Riverdale High FFA Students Plant Garden for Residents at Community Care of Rutherford County

May 13, 2021 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Riverdale High School students in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program planted a large garden at Community Care of Rutherford County (CCRC).... Read More

46th Annual Rutherford County Farmers' Market to Begin Friday, May 14

May 13, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The 46th Annual Rutherford County Farmers’ Market will kick-off this Friday, May 14 at Lane Agri-park Community Center located at 315 Jo.... Read More

New City Judge Appointed in La Vergne

May 13, 2021 at 07:31 am by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted during the regular meeting in May to appoint a new judge to the City Court.William Cartwright has owned and operated a.... Read More

Locally Owned Murfreesboro opens membership for free

May 13, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tennessee -- Locally Owned Murfreesboro President Missy Lay made a surprise announcement at the 2021 Light Up Local Firefly Awards, held with a limited audience.... Read More

HAPPY RETIREMENT: MTSU honors 55 retiring employees for years of service to students, community

May 13, 2021 at 07:08 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU recently recognized 55 retiring employees as the 2020-21 academic year winds down, saluting their hundreds of combined yea.... Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS: Decoration Day, The Healing Field and More to take place in Rutherford County, TN

May 13, 2021 at 06:33 am by WGNS

Decoration Day will take place at a community cemetery on Sunday, June 6th in the Midland area. Phillip Ryan, who lives in Midland, will be the guest speaker at the Smotherman.... Read More

Dodge Charger Leads Authorities on 130+ MPH Chase Down I-24

May 12, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

A man driving what appeared to be a blue Dodge Charger Scat Pack with 485 horsepower, evidently led authorities on a pursuit through Rutherford County. The chase started after.... Read More

Local Jail Inmate Transported to the ER

May 12, 2021 at 10:28 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County jail inmate had to be transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital on Wednesday morning. Evidently, the subject was arrested by Murfreesboro Police on P.... Read More

FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

Rep. Terry of Murfreesboro Brought Awareness to Illegal Organ Harvesting in China and Ended Session by Passing Medical Cannabis Bill in TN

May 12, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The first half of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly, which saw significant progress and protections advanced for Tennesseans, has adjourned.  Representative Bryan Terr.... Read More

POSITIVE: 35 LaVergne High students earn associate’s degree while graduating high school

May 12, 2021 at 06:16 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Paige Adekplor has never visited New Haven, Connecticut. Rawand Aziz has never been to Princeton, New Jersey. Ricky Martin has never stepped foot in.... Read More

Five Rutherford County graduates will attend prestigious United States Air Force, Naval and Military Academy at West Point; four seniors presented with ROTC Distinguished Leader Graduate Awar

May 11, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Lance Garcia was 10 years old when his father decided to enlist in the United States Air Force.The Central Magnet senior’s grandfather did the same in the 1940s.“T.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... Read More

Sports, Grocery Stores and More Equal Tourism Dollars and Overnight Stays in Rutherford County, TN

May 10, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Groups, meetings and sports teams are returning to Rutherford County, thanks to both businesses and athletes!This week, the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau is.... Read More

Rutherford County Population Growth = One of the Fastest Growing TN Counties

May 10, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County (TN) Property Assessor Rob Mitchell told WGNS news that recent census data puts the population growth rate at tops in the Volunteer State.Rutherford County's.... Read More