Rutherford County

UPDATE: Friday Morning Bank Robbery

Jan 10, 2022 at 06:49 am by WGNS

UPDATED - MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police and the FBI continue to search for a man who robbed a bank on the city’s westside,  Friday, Jan. 7th..... Read More

The District Attorney's Office hit the airwaves with court news, updates on court cases, law enforcement investigations and more

Jan 07, 2022 at 09:21 am by Producer

The District Attorney's Office hit the airwaves with court news, updates on court cases, law enforcement investigations and more.During today's program, retired Assistant Dist.... Read More
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Snow, slick roads wreaking havoc in Murfreesboro, driver urged to stay home

Jan 06, 2022 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Heavy snowfall has covered the City of Murfreesboro, wreaking havoc on traffic, leaving drivers stranded, and police responding to multip.... Read More

North Carolina homicide suspect located by Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, Murfreesboro Police

Jan 05, 2022 at 10:45 pm by WGNS

A North Carolina man wanted for killing his wife and leaving with their 3-year-old daughter Wednesday (1/5/2022) was arrested by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and.... Read More

TEMA and Rutherford County EMS Offers Winter Weather Preparedness Tips

Jan 05, 2022 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— With Sunday night’s snowfall amounts and more expected on Thursday, Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency is teaming up with the Ten.... Read More

The Flu is Making a Comeback in Tennessee along with COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Jan 05, 2022 at 09:46 am by WGNS

The flu (or Influenza-Like Illness -ILI) is making a big comeback and local residents in Murfreesboro, Smyrna and surrounding cities are feeling the impact. Wit.... Read More

The exciting life of Senior Citizens in Today's Times - Show aired "LIVE" at Adams Place in Murfreesboro

Jan 05, 2022 at 09:42 am by Producer

Hear the WGNS Podcast of this show (1/5/2022) above): WGNS Host Bart Walker (filling in for Truman Jones) is joined by Adams Place Director Terri Deal to talk about seniors to.... Read More

WGNS talks to the Murfreesboro Police Department about Crime and Changes in Murfreesboro as the City Grows

Jan 05, 2022 at 09:24 am by Producer

This morning, WGNS host Scott Walker talked to Murfreesboro Police Chief Michael Bowen, Captain Don Fanning and Public Information Officer Larry Flowers. Some of the topics co.... Read More

Haley Road Recycling Center Temporarily Closed

Jan 04, 2022 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

“Rutherford County’s Recycling Center located at 1140 Haley Road is temporarily closed effective immediately due to staffing issues caused by the COVID-19 virus. A.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools hires Ashley Dumat as first assistant general counsel

Jan 04, 2022 at 05:58 pm by WGNS

Ashley Dumat has spent a significant part of her legal experience helping children, which is why she was eager to join Rutherford County Schools.As the new assistant general c.... Read More

‘Accommodating’ MTSU graduate faculty helping state employee conquer master’s degree challenge

Jan 04, 2022 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Brandon Whitehead has always been ready for a challenge. He overcame a major surgery when he was 5 years old, has dealt with vision loss since.... Read More

McFarlin to Run for Rutherford County General Sessions Judge Part I

Jan 04, 2022 at 03:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Rutherford County native Ben Hall (Trey) McFarlin, III announced Tuesday (Jan. 4, 2022), he will run for General Sessions Judge Part I, the judgeship to.... Read More

Ready for a cold Swim? The annual Murfreesboro Polar Bear Plunge is THIS Saturday!

Jan 04, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The annual Polar Bear Plunge will be held this weekend at the Sports*Com outdoor pool. Murfreesboro Parks & Rec Director Nate Williams said that if it snows this Saturday.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Seeks Nominations for Governor's Environmental Awards

Jan 04, 2022 at 09:53 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) is inviting Tennesseans to submit nominations for the 2022 Governor’s Environmental Stewardship Awards.&l.... Read More

The Center for the Arts and their Plans for the New Year - Play's, Musical's, Educational Classes and More

Jan 04, 2022 at 09:09 am by Producer

Today on the Action Line with host Scott Walker, he spoke to the Center for the Arts Executive Director Patience Long and Educational Director Denise Parton. Some of the.... Read More

Snow Patrol: RuCo & City Schools 1-Hour Late Today (Tuesday, January 4th, 2022)

Jan 03, 2022 at 07:47 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools: Schools will reopen Tuesday, but on a one-hour delay. Spokesman James Evans says, "We want to ensure the sun is up for all bus drivers to be ab.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools remind parents of COVID-19 protocols as second semester begins

Jan 03, 2022 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

With the second semester of school starting this week (starts on Tuesday, 01/04/2022), many Rutherford County School parents and county school employees may have questions a.... Read More

MLK Tribute 10AM Jan. 17th at La Vergne City Hall

Jan 03, 2022 at 06:01 pm by WGNS

(La VERGNE, TN)  At 10:00 o’clock Monday morning, January 17, 2022, the La Vergne City Hall is the site of the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Remembrance Ceremo.... Read More

Teen killed in Crash on Old Hickory Blvd. near Cane Ridge Rd.

Jan 03, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNSRadio

On New Year's day - just barely over the Rutherford County line in Antioch, a 17-year-old driver died in a 7 a.m. single-car crash on Old Hickory Boulevard near Cane Ridge Roa.... Read More

Wanted by Murfreesboro Police - Shoplifting Alligations

Jan 03, 2022 at 11:32 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Police Criminal Investigations Division / Property Crime detectives have been investigating a theft of property case that unfolded at Walmart. The theft occur.... Read More