Rutherford County

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

Technology Grant for Rutherford County Library

Sep 17, 2020 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves joined Representatives Tim Rudd, Charlie Baum, Mike Sparks and Bryan Terry today to announce the Rutherford County Library will rece.... Read More

MTSU leads state’s locally governed schools in enrollment growth for fall

Sep 16, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University reported the largest year-over-year gains in enrollment this fall among the state’s locally governed h.... Read More

Special Kids Golf Classic

Sep 15, 2020 at 10:56 am by WGNS

In response to the COVID-19 health crisis, the 2020 Special Kids Play “FORE” The Kids Golf Classic has been constructed around recommended health precautions. This.... Read More

Update on First Degree Murder Case: Suspect Accused of Killing his Father

Sep 15, 2020 at 10:09 am by WGNS

Murder suspect Tanner Lancaster appeared before Rutherford County Judge David Bragg. The case against Lancaster will move forward with a review date nearing. District Attorney.... Read More

Jobs Available in Rutherford County

Sep 15, 2020 at 09:29 am by WGNS

While the unemployment numbers are high, there are opportunities galore.Local jobs are readily available, in fact Rutherford County has over 4,000 jobs that are currently open.... Read More

Rutherford County Library System Continues Reopening Phases

Sep 15, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Library System continues to move forward with their ongoing re-opening plans. One of the library employees told WGNS…That was Amanda with the Ruth.... Read More

Hemp Growers, Don't Miss the Deadline: Acreage Must be Reported by Sept. 15

Sep 11, 2020 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Only a few days remain for Tennessee’s licensed hemp growers to report their crop acreage to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA).Although the original reporting deadl.... Read More

Rutherford County Appraisals UP $1.4 Billion

Sep 10, 2020 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

Appraisals in Rutherford County this year are up $1.4 billion dollars in real property value, when compared to last year. Property Assessor Rob Mitchell told WGNS, “That.... Read More

Schools to Report COVID-19 Cases - Will be Online

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:20 am by WGNS

A new program to see the active COVID-19 cases by school across the Volunteer State was supposed to go LIVE online this Friday, but that won’t happen. With more, here is.... Read More

Several Local Non-profits Receive Needed Help with Funding

Sep 09, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) announced grant assistance has been awarded to 656 non-profit organizations across the state serving Tennessee communities. T.... Read More