Over 1,000 Rutherford County School Students Participating in Credit Recovery - Summer School Programs

Jun 11, 2021 at 08:57 am by WGNS

The 2020-2021 school year was not ideal for anyone.  For some students, it proved to be problematic. Jakob Salas was one of those students.A senior at Smyrna High School,.... Read More

UPDATE to 2019 TBI Human Trafficking Sting that Unfolded in Rutherford County

Jun 10, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

  WGNS NEWS has an update to a story that first hit the airwaves in 2019 that involved human trafficking and multiple arrests made by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigati.... Read More

Temporary federal program to help eligible families pay for internet service during the pandemic

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:26 am by WGNS

The Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program may be able to help families of students who are struggling to afford their monthly internet.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Announces Recreation Grant for City of LaVergne

Jun 09, 2021 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced on Wednesday a $161,501 parks and recreation grant for the City of LaVergne for a new neighborho.... Read More

New Court Program in Rutherford County Aims to Help Families Stay Together / Reduce Trauma

Jun 07, 2021 at 07:37 am by WGNS

Sarah Murfree with the Prevention Coalition for Success said that illegal drug use is a large problem in Rutherford County, but another problem involves the stigma that c.... Read More

Gas Prices This Week in Tennessee

Jun 07, 2021 at 06:53 am by WGNS

Example of Gas Prices in Rutherford County on Monday:• WALMART (5515 Murfreesboro Rd, LaVergne, TN) $2.73/gal • SAM'S CLUB (125 John R. Rice Blvd, Murfrees.... Read More

Nearby Antioch Man Arrested - Accused of Having Childlike Sex Dolls

Jun 05, 2021 at 07:03 am by WGNS

Special agents assigned to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation’s Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit have arrested and charged an Antioch man accused of posse.... Read More

Murfreesboro Man Killed in Head On Collision on Briley Pkwy in Nashville

Jun 03, 2021 at 12:40 pm by WGNS

A two car head-on collision at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday on Briley Parkway at Airways Boulevard in Nashville killed a Murfreesboro man and sent eight others from LaVergne, Tenn.... Read More

Online Sales Transactions and a Safe Place to Meet Buyers or Sellers in Murfreesboro

Jun 03, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Selling used goods online has grown in popularity by leaps and bounds over the years. The different ways to pay for things online has also increased.As an example PayPal, .... Read More

Red Cross, American Cancer Society partner to help patients as treatments resume during the COVID Pandemic

Jun 01, 2021 at 06:34 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. (June 1, 2021) – The American Red Cross and the American Cancer Society have teamed up this June to encourage people across the country to .... Read More

Gas Prices This Week in Tennessee

Jun 01, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.85/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

One Arrested Following Drive-By Shooting in Rutherford County

Jun 01, 2021 at 05:30 am by WGNS

(UPDATE - La Vergne, Tenn.) The investigation continues after one person was arrested in La Vergne this past Wednesday night following a drive-by shooting.Police were called t.... Read More

RECAP: Rutherford County, TN Jobless Rate Remains Low

May 31, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

Recapping one of the more positive stories this month, the unemployment figures seem to be looking good locally. With more, here's WGNS' Scott Walker...Current numbers show.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools announce free summer food sites

May 27, 2021 at 08:27 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will once again offer multiple sites for the free summer food program, which is available for any child 18 or under in Rutherford County.  Beca.... Read More

Rutherford County Narrows List of 9 Recycling Contract Proposals Down to 4 Possibilities

May 26, 2021 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

The local government continues to look for new ways to deal with trash, in an effort to curb the use of the landfill located in the Walterhill area.A total of nine companies.... Read More

MONDAY 5/24/2021: Gas Prices in TN Fall 1.9 Cents to Start the Week

May 24, 2021 at 06:50 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.86/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

LaVergne Middle hosts countywide all-star softball game

May 18, 2021 at 09:23 am by WGNS

The third annual Rutherford County middle school softball all-star event was recently hosted by LaVergne Middle School. Players and coaching staffs from a.... Read More

New City Judge Appointed in La Vergne

May 13, 2021 at 07:31 am by WGNS

La Vergne, Tenn. - The Board of Mayor and Aldermen voted during the regular meeting in May to appoint a new judge to the City Court.William Cartwright has owned and operated a.... Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS: Decoration Day, The Healing Field and More to take place in Rutherford County, TN

May 13, 2021 at 06:33 am by WGNS

Decoration Day will take place at a community cemetery on Sunday, June 6th in the Midland area. Phillip Ryan, who lives in Midland, will be the guest speaker at the Smotherman.... Read More

POSITIVE: 35 LaVergne High students earn associate’s degree while graduating high school

May 12, 2021 at 06:16 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Paige Adekplor has never visited New Haven, Connecticut. Rawand Aziz has never been to Princeton, New Jersey. Ricky Martin has never stepped foot in.... Read More