Rutherford County

Reminder: The Lighting of the Christmas Tree on the Murfreesboro Square

Nov 26, 2021 at 09:48 am by WGNS

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The annual lighting of the Christmas Tree on the downtown Murfreesboro square will take place next week on December 3rd. Jay Sanders with M.... Read More

Help less fortunate kids enjoy Christmas joy at Toot's Tuesday Nov. 30th

Nov 26, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One elementary school student participating in the Shop with the Sheriff event in 2019 wanted to buy food for his family instead of buying toys for himself, remembers School R.... Read More

MTSU Winter Quarterly Board Meeting Announced

Nov 26, 2021 at 09:35 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 8th.The meeting begins at 1 p.m. in.... Read More

Giving Tuesday is Nov. 30th

Nov 26, 2021 at 09:26 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN — Giving Tuesday is a global initiative that encourages a day of generosity and giving, on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving. #RCCGivingTuesday will be.... Read More

Rutherford County Unemployment Numbers for October are In

Nov 26, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

New data revealed the employment situation continued to improve for a majority of Tennessee’s counties in October 2021, according to the Department of Labor and Workforc.... Read More

Smyrna Police looking for subjects who may be involved in recent thefts

Nov 24, 2021 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, TENN - Smyrna Police are on the lookout for multiple subjects who are believed to be tied to several recent thefts. In one case, the Smyrna Police Department is requ.... Read More

Missing Hunter Rescued

Nov 24, 2021 at 05:33 am by WGNS

Around 2:30PM Tuesday (11/23/2021) afternoon, a Dekalb county woman reported that her 49-year old brother was hunting with friends and had been missing for some time. Thi.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Practice Fireplace Safety

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Fireplaces and chimneys represent a significant source of home heating fires.Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering safety tips to.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Brace for Black Friday Shoppers and Add Cameras to Retail Parking Lots

Nov 23, 2021 at 02:50 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police set up mobile surveillance trailers ahead of the busy holiday shopping season. The MPD set up a total of four mobile surveill.... Read More
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A Reminder to be Thankful This Thanksgiving comes easy for Mark Lively - after his COVID Journey and Recovery at Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford

Nov 23, 2021 at 07:12 am by WGNS

UPDATED Reminder to Give Thanks This Thanksgiving - Click the above photo of former patient Mark Lively for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascensio.... Read More

SMYRNA: Sam Ridley Parkway Construction is Nearing Completion

Nov 22, 2021 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA, TN - Just off of I-24 in Smyrna, the Sam Ridley Road Widening Project is nearing completion. Initially, the project that started in November of 2019 was scheduled.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Offers Thanksgiving Holiday Safety Tips (With Video)

Nov 22, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(November 19, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering Thanksgiving holiday safety tips ahead of next week’s festivities.&ldquo.... Read More

Register Now to be in the Murfreesboro Christmas Parade

Nov 22, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Applications are now available online for the Murfreesboro Christmas Parade which will be held Sunday, December 12. This year the event will b.... Read More

Shop Local and Support Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27th

Nov 22, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Main Street Murfreesboro/Rutherford, SIMA and the Cities of La Vergne and Eagleville to promote Small Business Sat.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools cooperating with TSSAA investigation into Smyrna basketball game allegations

Nov 20, 2021 at 08:16 am by WGNS

UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM TSSAA Rutherford County Schools is fully cooperating with the TSSAA’s investigation into an allegation that a racial slur was used toward a p.... Read More

Agencies Work Together to Protect Children and Arrest Child Abusers

Nov 19, 2021 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro — “The agencies in Rutherford County have a rich history of working together to protect children in our community,” said Child Advocacy Cen.... Read More
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The Fight for Survival was Real for One Murfreesboro Man with COVID, Equaling the Best Thanksgiving to Come

Nov 19, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

Click the above photo for more pictures - In the spirit of Thanksgiving, former Ascension Saint Thomas Rutheford patient Mark Lively is returning to the hospital on Monday, No.... Read More

Daniels' Journey Home Project presents Patriot Award to MTSU's Daniels Center

Nov 18, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center recently received the Patriot Award from The Charlie Dani.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System encourages Veterans to participate in the Great American Smokeout

Nov 18, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

The tobacco cessation program at Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is encouraging Veterans and their loved ones to participate in the Great American Smokeout on November 18.T.... Read More

Stewarts Creek Middle dominates state robotics competition

Nov 18, 2021 at 11:13 am by WGNS

Yet again, the robotics team from Stewarts Creek Middle School has maintained its stature as one of the most dominate programs in the state of Tennessee.They took home a trio.... Read More