Rutherford County dominates national FFA Convention

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County flexed its agricultural muscle at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis.Four of five Tennessee students who earned national awards — Harrison Fal.... Read More

Rutherford County trio among top football players in state

Nov 10, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

A trio of players from Rutherford County have been named semifinalists for this year’s Tennessee Titans Mr. Football awards.Jordan James (Oakland) and Alex Mitchell (Riv.... Read More

High school bands return to MTSU's Floyd Stadium for 58th Contest of Champions

Oct 28, 2021 at 12:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s School of Music was pleased to resume the nation’s longest-running marching band competition after its hiatus a year ago be.... Read More

Newly hired Rutherford County Schools’ general counsel graduated from LaVergne High, Middle Tennessee State University; after fleeing Poland with parents, family during communism in 1980s

Oct 12, 2021 at 08:30 pm by WGNS

“I have an interesting story.”The statement itself was not all that interesting, but what came next was attention grabbing and, perhaps, a bit thought-provoking.Ea.... Read More

Late Richard Siegel’s investment pays off for school programs, students

Sep 28, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

By all accounts, the late Richard Siegel was a simple man.Those who knew him say the lifelong Rutherford County farmer, who passed away January 2, 1998, would have never imagi.... Read More

Murfreesboro Water's 'Imagine A Day Without Water' Campaign - Local Students Encouraged to Enter the Artwork Contest

Sep 21, 2021 at 11:54 am by WGNS

As the annual ‘Imagine A Day Without Water’ Campaign is quickly approaching, the Murfreesboro Water Resources Community&nbs.... Read More

Eagleville seniors giving back to K-12 school through ‘challenges’

Sep 16, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Eagleville has been a unique community well-before it agreed to become part of Rutherford County in 1877.Today, it remains the only K-12 school in the district and, in her fir.... Read More

UPDATE: Gas Leak at Rockvale High School Leads to Closure Wednesday and Thursday

Sep 08, 2021 at 03:55 pm by WGNS

WGNS has more news on a gas leak at Rockvale High School. James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools reported that after the school closed early on Wednesday to.... Read More

Car Stolen in Nashville During Strong-Arm Robbery Recovered in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

A car that was stolen in a Nashville robbery was recovered just past the Rutherford County line at Cane  Ridge High School in Antioch on Tuesday.The BMW sedan w.... Read More

Shooting Incident Outside of LaVergne High School

Sep 07, 2021 at 10:17 pm by WGNS

There was a shooting incident outside of a Rutherford County School on Tuesday afternoon.  The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told WGNS NEWS there were no i.... Read More

MTSU hosts Rutherford County College Night Sept. 8

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Area high school students, their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night&n.... Read More

Human services practicum provides Riverdale students work-based learning opportunities

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

The summer leading into her freshman year of high school, Katelyn Cahill lost her grandmother.Cahill was 14.Despite all the time she had spent with her maternal grandmother, s.... Read More
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Cracker Barrel donates 300 chef jackets to Blackman culinary program

Aug 25, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Blackman High culinary program was one of a dozen schools throughout Middle Tennessee to receive in upwards of 300 of the 4,000 chef jackets donated by Cracker Barrel.Blac.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools are BACK in Session - See ALL the Photos!

Aug 09, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

Schools are back in session and Monday was officially the first full day of classes for Rutherford County students. More than 48,000 students returned to 50 schools thr.... Read More

Oakland High School Held Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony, Celebrating Nissan’s Donation of FANUC Robot

Aug 06, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

Oakland High School hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate Nissan’s donation of a FANUC robot to an already state of the art mechatronics classroom.Paul Ant.... Read More

Longtime Eagleville ag teacher, Bruce Haley, recognized nationally

Jul 23, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Bruce Haley will be first to admit his handkerchief gets wet from time to time. No. He’s not wiping the sweat from his brow. It’s from drying the tears that fall.... Read More

Live 4 Tay Foundation asks the Community to Carry on Legacy

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

Tay, who loved to play softball, had a saying when it came to her diagnosis, "I will NOT let the FEAR of cancer STRIKE me out." In 2009, a young lady in Murfreesboro received.... Read More

LaVergne alum Alex Young prepares for Olympics after making Team USA for the hammer throw

Jul 02, 2021 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

In his piece “Calmly We Walk through This April’s Day,” American poet Delmore Schwartz wrote the oft-quoted line: “Time is the fire in which we bu.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools receives $1 Million Innovative High School Grant

Jun 29, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools has been named a recipient of a new state-funded Innovative High School Grant that will result in additional opportunities for students.Valued at mor.... Read More

Five cheerleading squads representing four Rutherford County schools were recognized at recent School Board meeting after winning national championships

Jun 29, 2021 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

Winners of The Masters don green jackets. Inductees into the Pro Football Hall of Fame are fitted with gold jackets.Wearing their coveted white championship jackets, cheerlead.... Read More