State Farm Presents Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity with a $15,000 Grant to Build Affordable Homes and Empower Families

Feb 04, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) is excited to receive a $15,000 grant from State Farm Insurance. Funds will be used to support the.... Read More

Detectives Investigating Tuesday Night's Murder of Woman in South Nashville - Car She was Passenger in Found in LaVergne

Jan 20, 2021 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

Homicide detectives in Nashville are pursuing leads in Tuesday night’s murder of 27-year old Holly Vantrease of Nashville, after the car she was previously in was l.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools say Biggest Issue with COVID Remains Staffing Problems

Jan 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools continue to monitor education facilities as they navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic. County Schools Director Bill Spurlock stated the biggest issue r.... Read More

LaVergne Police Search for Driver of Stolen Car Following an Officer Involved Shooting, Wreck

Jan 08, 2021 at 07:52 am by WGNS

A single-vehicle wreck ended with a stolen car, officer-involved shooting and police pursuit early Friday morning in La Vergne. Around 5:30 a.m. police got a call that a vehi.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools IN PERSON Learning to Resume Monday

Jan 06, 2021 at 06:10 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have sent messages to parents advising them of the plan for Monday, January 11, 2021. Schools spokesperson James Evans stated...(Audio availabl.... Read More

COVID Vaccine Reported to Fight the Latest Strain that Started in the UK, According to Rutherford County Mayor

Jan 05, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

More news on the vaccine for COVID-19 in Tennessee. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron told WGNS that the inoculation is said to protect against the latest strain of the coro.... Read More

STOP Program helps Drug Dependent People Recover

Dec 30, 2020 at 10:01 am by WGNS

When Chris Hale’s best friend died of an overdose, the shock brought new life to Hale.Hale, 26, of Rockvale found his friend deceased Oct. 11 and called the Sheriff&rsqu.... Read More

Local 911 Lines Working Again

Dec 25, 2020 at 06:25 pm by WGNS

911-Lines throughout the Middle Tennessee area have been impacted by the Christmas morning explosion on Second Avenue in Nashville. Due to the blast, AT&T is experiencing.... Read More

Rutherford County Clerk

Dec 23, 2020 at 11:08 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tennessee - Rutherford County Clerk Lisa Duke Crowell announced as of Wednesday, December 23, 2020, all Rutherford County Clerk offices will be closed to the pub.... Read More

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

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

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

Rutherford Co. Suspect accused of possessing 100 or more Sexual Exploitation of a Minor Images

Dec 08, 2020 at 12:12 pm by WGNS

A suspect by the name of Chad David Braley has been arrested in Rutherford County for crimes that targeted children.According to court documents, Braley is accused of possessi.... Read More

Police K9 Sjaak's Celebration of Service Memorial Dec. 1

Nov 27, 2020 at 09:04 am by WGNS

Memorial plans have been set to honor the life and service of a La Vergne K9 who was shot and killed in the line of duty. The Sjaak Celebration of Service Memorial will take p.... Read More

UPDATE: Three Mid-State Men Indicted On Drug Distribution Charges

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:31 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County resident is among three men who were indicted in February as part of a deadly heroin and fentanyl distribution network. In November, those three were taken.... Read More

UPDATE: LaVergne PD Announces Final Arrangements for K9 Killed in Line of Duty

Nov 19, 2020 at 11:34 am by WGNS

Final arrangements for the K9 killed in the line of duty have been announced by the La Vergne Police Department.Officers will meet at the Animal Medical Center at 234 River Ro.... Read More

Officer Involved Shooting in LaVergne - Alleged Shooter Dead, Police K9 Dead

Nov 18, 2020 at 11:24 pm by WGNS

UPDATE: One suspect is dead and now a K-9 officer (Police Dog) has been reported as deceased, all due to a shooting that happened on Tuesday, November 17th.Reports indicate th.... Read More

Three Arrested Following Hours-Long Standoff in La Vergne

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:50 am by WGNS

A wanted person out of Sumner County was one of three people arrested in La Vergne overnight after an hours-long standoff with police.Around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16 t.... Read More

Property Values are UP in Smyrna and LaVergne Areas, which will equal an increase in what Property Owners Pay in Taxes

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:10 am by WGNS

Property owners in the LaVergne and Smyrna area are about to see an increase in what they pay for property taxes, due to increased property values. These increases will be fel.... Read More

LaVergne Man Killed in Monday Morning's 4-Vehicle Crash on Murfreesboro Pike

Nov 17, 2020 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Speeding is a primary contributing factor in Monday (11/16/20) morning’s four-vehicle crash on Murfreesboro Pike near Mt. View Road that claimed the life of one driver.T.... Read More