Rutherford County

Suspect in Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Case Receives 4 Year Suspended Sentence

Dec 14, 2020 at 11:38 am by WGNS

After being charged with the Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, Chad David Braley appeared before the courts last week and filed a p.... Read More

UPDATE: Subject Found Guilty for the Rape of a Child in Murfreesboro

Dec 14, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

UPDATE: 27-Year-old Allan Ashley of Murfreesboro was found guilty for the rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery. Ashely, who last lived at Alder Terrace Apartments on.... Read More

Siegel High School Teacher died this past weekend reportedly from COVID-19 Complications

Dec 14, 2020 at 07:47 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools announced this past weekend that a teacher at Siegel High School died. Mr. David Picklesimer was a well-respected and longtime teacher.... Read More

Outcome of Rutherford County Aggravated Rape Case Reveresed - New Trial to be Set

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:55 am by WGNS

The outcome of a Rutherford County Circuit Court case has been reversed and a new trial will take place for a man convicted on one count of aggravated rape and one count of do.... Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE: Smyrna Event Center to Close for 10-Days and Schools to Get Rapid Testing

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:44 am by WGNS

COVID-19 is forcing the temporary closure of the Event Center in Smyrna. The building will be closed for ten days because employees are under quarantine for the coronavirus.&n.... Read More

Man Listed as "Missing" in Rutherford County Since Thanksgiving FOUND SAFE

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:29 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office recently released information about their attempts to locate a missing La Vergne man whose family had not heard from him since he left T.... Read More

Families Share their Gratitude to Secret Santas

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “I have a confession!  I opened the gift bag with a brand new winter coat in just for me.  I’m a little embarrassed to admit I.... Read More

Special Victim Unit Crimes, Arrests and Court Cases

Dec 10, 2020 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

In special victims crimes, a suspect named David Rowland will face rape charges in 2021, as explained by Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones... Christopher.... Read More

Unemployment Claims Slowly Going Down in Tennessee

Dec 10, 2020 at 11:16 am by WGNS

A total of 939,311 new unemployment claims have been filed in Tennessee since March 15th, which was ten days after the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Current statistics show.... Read More

Blackman High School Switches to Distance Learning

Dec 09, 2020 at 09:45 pm by WGNS

More school updates in Rutherford County due to COVID-19…Most recently, Blackman High School parents have been notified that the school will move to distance learning f.... Read More

UPDATE: 6 Schools on Distance Learning, COVID-19 Dashboard Active

Dec 09, 2020 at 09:50 am by WGNS

Late last month on November 30th,  Rutherford County Schools launched its own dashboard to report COVID-19 school information.Parents can now find information about.... Read More

Currently, Six Rutherford County Schools on Distance-learning

Dec 08, 2020 at 02:35 pm by WGNS

In school news related to COVID-19, Rutherford County parents have been notified that Stewarts Creek High School will be moving to distance learning for the remainder of this.... Read More

Angel Tree Program at the Salvation Army - Christmas Gifts for Less Fortunate Children in Rutherford County

Dec 08, 2020 at 12:23 pm by WGNS

Captain Trish Knott with the local Salvation Army says that gifts are needed for names on the Angel Tree’s in Rutherford County, which can be found in Murfreesboro&helli.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Man Charged with Rape of a Child under the age of 13

Dec 08, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update on a news story involving a man charged with raping a child that was under the age of 13.27-Year-old Allan Ashley, who last lived at Alder Terrace Apartment.... Read More

Smyrna West Alternative and Oakland Middle Schools are the latest to switch to Distance Learning

Dec 07, 2020 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School system has announced more changes due to COVID-19. Parent’s of students at Smyrna West Alternative School and Oakland Middle School were to.... Read More

Compressor Repairs Underway at Middle Point Landfill - $1.4M Infrastructure Project Complete

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Earlier this week, the Middle Point Landfill team announced the completion of its recent $1.4M infrastructure project to add or replace 40 lan.... Read More

Trees of Hope: You can be the reason someone has hope this holiday season

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Trees of Hope, the newest spin on an Angel Tree, are now spread across town. These 2ft tall, mini Christmas Trees showcase purple and teal orn.... Read More

Siegel High School Hootsuite Student Program Secured

Dec 07, 2020 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Siegel High School Social Media and Analytics teacher Tristan Brown has secured the Hootsuite Student Program at Siegel by networking with the CEO of Hootsuite. Repo.... Read More

Special Kids and Other Non-Profits Benefit on Giving Tuesday

Dec 03, 2020 at 08:59 am by scott

It is hard to believe what can take place for the good in as little as 24-hours.  During this year's Giving Tuesday campaign that took place earlier this week, non-profit.... Read More

Six Rutherford County Schools Switch to Distance Learning

Dec 03, 2020 at 08:23 am by scott

James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools confirmed more changes due to COVID-19. Now, several more schools are switching to distance-learning only as opposed to in-class.... Read More