Rutherford County

UPDATE: Middle Point Landfill Smells and Finding a Solution to Rutherford County Waste

Oct 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

3.7 Thousand tons of waste is taken into the Middle Point Landfill annually in Rutherford County. The Walter Hill site includes 808 acres of land with 260 gas wells and 10 gro.... Read More

Early Voting Starts This Week on Wednesday

Oct 12, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s generous early voting period for the upcoming State and Federal General Election begins this week on Wednesday, Oct. 14th, and runs Monday to Saturday until.... Read More

The Price of Corn and the Agriculture Market Report

Oct 09, 2020 at 09:34 am by WGNS

Corn has multiple applications... it can be used for not only food, but also in the production of ethanol, deodorant, cough drops and more.The price of corn is “Per Bush.... Read More

Murfreesboro man shot and killed in Antioch after picking up food for his girlfriend

Oct 08, 2020 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

In Antioch, the man who was killed on Wednesday night has been identified as Martarias McCullough. The 30-year old victim lived in Murfreesboro.Reports indicate McCullough was.... Read More

UPDATE: Porch Pirate in Murfreesboro has Yet to be Caught!

Oct 08, 2020 at 01:28 pm by WGNS

Stealing from people is nothing new, but those who steal seem to be getting a little more brazen. Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer Larry Flowers told WGNS NEWS t.... Read More

Unemployment Claims in Tennessee

Oct 08, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

The numbers of new persons filing for unemployment in Tennessee is up slightly compared to the previous week. During the week closing on October 3, 2020, there were 9,839 new.... Read More

Finding a Company to Recycle and Accept Trash of Rutherford County

Oct 06, 2020 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Government is currently in the midst of not only seeking proposals from waste and recycling companies, but also determining what would be the best option for.... Read More

HABITAT for HUMANITY: Help Build a New Home for a Local Front Line Worker

Oct 05, 2020 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

Habitat for Humanity is asking the community to come together for their Front Line Workers during a “Virtual Nail Drive.” The project will equal a new house for Me.... Read More

COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses Lifted in 89 Counties

Oct 05, 2020 at 12:03 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports that the Governor of Tennessee has announced that restrictions on businesses are being lifted: Governor Bill Lee announced th.... Read More

Red Cross Needs Help

Oct 01, 2020 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

Plasma from whole blood donations made through the American Red Cross that test positive for COVID-19 antibodies may now help current coronavirus patients in need of convalesc.... Read More

Cookin' To Build Bowl Painting Underway NOW

Sep 29, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The 13th Annual COOKIN' TO BUILD offers all you can eat home-made soups, stews and chili around the historic Rutherford County Courthouse and 100% of proceeds benefit Habitat.... Read More
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Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting

Sep 28, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board orientation meeting has been scheduled for Friday, Oct. 16 beginning at 11 a.m. The meeting will include multiple presentations with The las.... Read More

Gov. Bill Lee appoints Eagleville senior to State Board of Education

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:07 am by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT As teenagers, Garren Hamby’s parents were involved in FFA.When their son showed an interest and their previous school district did not offe.... Read More

Ride to the Polls, Registering to Vote and Election Day in Rutherford County

Sep 24, 2020 at 09:18 am by WGNS

Early voting is coming up, but there is a deadline to register if you want to vote.(Soundbyte's below each sentence on WGNSradio.com)Rev. Dwight Ogleton is leading a gras.... Read More

UPDATE: Possible gun found on Wednesday Could be Tied to April 2020 Veterans Parkway Shooting

Sep 23, 2020 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

A gun found near a local roadway on Wednesday morning (9/23/20) maybe tied to the shooting that took place on Veterans Parkway this past April, according to an undisclosed sou.... Read More

Agriculture: Rutherford County’s Rachel Painter Garners National Honor

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:34 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A University of Tennessee Extension professional has been recognized nationally for her work with local Master Gardeners. Rachel Pain.... Read More

Talks of History in Rutherford County

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:04 am by Producer

Our Guest in Studio at WGNS talk about history in Rutherford County including the Spanish Flu of 1918, similar to COVID-19 today. Joining us are Pettus Reed and Frank Caperton.... Read More

U.S. Census Workers Continue to Visit Addresses in Rutherford County this month

Sep 21, 2020 at 01:47 pm by WGNS

The U.S. Census count started in April and continues. If the count shows an increase in population, it will equal more funding for Rutherford County.June Iljana with the Censu.... Read More

Local Arts in Rutherford County - Production

Sep 21, 2020 at 10:03 am by WGNS

Count Drahoon’s Feature of Fright, a podcast based out of Murfreesboro, TN; will now be a part of Troma Now!, the official streaming service of Troma Entertainment; one.... Read More

State Rep. Tim Rudd releases 2021 legislative survey

Sep 18, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

State Rep. Tim Rudd, R-Murfreesboro, today released his legislative survey for 2021 asking constituents of Tennessee House District 34 for essential feedback.The survey questi.... Read More