Rutherford County

Local Nonprofit Encouraging Kindness

Dec 23, 2021 at 11:04 am by WGNS

This year has been full with blessings, but also lots of challenges. For many this is not a merry time and maybe it has not been a merry year. Some have struggled with pain an.... Read More

Rutherford County Unemployment Rate at 2.5%

Dec 22, 2021 at 09:18 pm by WGNS

The employment situation improved in a majority of Tennessee’s counties during November, according to data from the Department of Labor and Workforce Development. This c.... Read More

Murfreesboro Sexual Battery Case Leads to Judicial Diversion in Local Court

Dec 21, 2021 at 09:52 pm by WGNS

A man by the name of “Nam H. Dinh” was in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom this month, after being arrested in 2020 under a charge of “Sexual Battery..... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint planned for Rutherford County on New Year's Eve

Dec 21, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is planning an end of the year sobriety checkpoint in Rutherford County...Again, the checkpoint will be on South Rutherford Boulevard west of Br.... Read More

Report shows Tennessee saw 14th largest home price increases in 2021

Dec 21, 2021 at 10:51 am by WGNS

Between October 2020 and October 2021, the year-over-year percent change in Tennessee home prices was +21.1%. Out of all U.S. states, Tennessee experienced the 14th largest in.... Read More

Updates and More from the Rutherford County Library System

Dec 21, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Bryan Barrett talks to Rita Shacklett with the Rutherford County Library System along with Sandra Pineault, president of the Friends of Linebaugh Library. Find out how the fri.... Read More

Prevent Suicide: Support Available to Help Tennesseans Cope

Dec 20, 2021 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

For some people, stress increases during the holiday season, leading to physical illness, depression, anxiety, and substance misuse. If you or a loved one experience a mental.... Read More

New Year's Eve sobriety checkpoint in Rutherford County

Dec 20, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Teams of officers will check drivers for sobriety during a checkpoint from 11 p.m. New Year’s Eve to 1 a.m. New Year’s Day on Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro..... Read More

Murfreesboro VA nurse earns international award for stellar care

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – La’Wanda Bowers, a licensed practical nurse at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, earned The DAISY Award for providing exceptional h.... Read More

Groundbreaking Ceremony for One Stop Driver Services Center Rutherford County

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Government and the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security are pleased to announce the upcoming groundbreaking cerem.... Read More

POSITIVE: Two Local Residents Helped an Elderly Handicap Gentleman and Toot's Recognized Their Positive Deed

Dec 16, 2021 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

It's always positive to hear about positive deeds and Good Samaritan's, especially this time of year when so many people are caught up in the hustle and bustle of Christmas.... Read More

State Approves Vanderbilt Hospital In Murfreesboro

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:50 pm by WGNS

(NASHVILLE) On Wednesday afternoon (12/15/2021) the Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency approved Vanderbilt University Medical Center's request to build a 42-bed.... Read More

TrustPoint Hospital Offers "Partial Hospitalization Program"

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:43 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  On Thursday (12/16/2021) TrustPoint Hospital expanded its levels of care with a new partial hospitalization program. The local facility at 1009 N. Thompso.... Read More

Christmas Family Fun--LAST CHANCE for these!

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:40 pm by WGNS

(HEART OF TENNESSEE)  There's plenty of Christmas family fun this weekend right here at home. Be aware that this is the final weekend for each of these events.Murfre.... Read More

Child Safety Seat Inspection Saturday at Law Offices of John Day

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Whether you're a parent or grandparent, installing a child's safety seat in your car can become a challenge. This Saturday morning between 10:00 and 11:00.... Read More

Rutherford County is Prepared for Disaster

Dec 15, 2021 at 04:54 pm by WGNS

There has been a lot of news coverage on this past weekends storms that wreaked havoc on both Tennessee and the more devastated areas of Kentucky. That said, some listeners.... Read More

Former Murfreesboro Police Officer Hired as New Sheriff's Office Attorney

Dec 15, 2021 at 01:37 pm by WGNS

Attorney Kyle Evans was appointed to serve as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s staff attorney by Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh.Capt. Evans’ primary duties wi.... Read More
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Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Hosts Inaugural Awards Ceremony

Dec 15, 2021 at 11:02 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(December 15, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) held its first annual awards ceremony on Saturday, December 11 in Rockvale High School&rsq.... Read More

General Mills Invests in Murfreesboro with Manufacturing Facility

Dec 15, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – General Mills announced an investment in its Murfreesboro manufacturing facility on Wednesday, securing their continued growth in Rutherf.... Read More

Missing Person Case in Murfreesboro

Dec 15, 2021 at 09:50 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro Police told WGNS NEWS that they are currently working a missing person case. 30-year-old Andrew Holt went missing this past Friday in the area of Cason Lane and S.... Read More