New Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program Would Provide Funding for Secure, Comfortable Locations for Victims in Courtroom Setting

Mar 23, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

[Rutherford and Cannon Counties] – The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Senate Bill 513 – “Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program.”   T.... Read More

Governor Announces that all Residents aged 16+ will be Eligible for COVID Vaccination by April 5th

Mar 22, 2021 at 03:08 pm by WGNS

Tennessee Governor Bill Lee announced Monday...Again, ALL Tennesseans aged 16 and up, will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccination no later than April 5th.Tennessee continues to.... Read More

UPDATE: Name of Driver in La Vergne Police Pursuit that Ended with a Crash Released

Mar 18, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Last Tuesday night (3/9/2021), La Vergne Police Officers attempted to pull over a driver on Murfreesboro Road for excessive speeding. The driver allegedly f.... Read More

New La Vergne Police Substation Community, Open House Scheduled for March 18

Mar 17, 2021 at 09:05 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) A community open house will showcase the newly renovated La Vergne Police Substation in the Lake Forest community.Community members are invited to stop by t.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric’s ad valorem tax payments help local communities

Mar 15, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) is exempt from certain types of taxes, but it is still one of the largest taxpayers to local governme.... Read More

Starting off the Week with a 9.3-cent Increase at Tennessee Gas Pumps

Mar 15, 2021 at 09:35 am by WGNS

Example of Rutherford Co. Gas Prices on 3/15/21:- Speedway in Murfreesboro: $2.46/gal - Murphy USA in Murfreesboro: $2.46/gal - Mobil in LaVergne: $2.70/gal - Shell in Smyrna:.... Read More

Drive-by Shootings in LaVergne Area - Can You Help Police?

Mar 15, 2021 at 07:49 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) Police are on the lookout for suspects who are accused of being involved in multiple targeted drive by shootings that occurred on Mable Drive.... Read More

Mask Mandate Is OVER In Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) A little over two-weeks ago, Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that the county’s face covering order will be lifted effective Monday, Mar.... Read More

Purple Paws Presents Plaque to City of La Vergne

Mar 14, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) In honor of K9 Veterans Day local non-profit Purple Paws presented a plaque to the City of La Vergne and Officer Justin Darby in honor of his fallen K-9 par.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY Law Enforcement Team Up to Fight Drunk Driving St. Patrick's Day

Mar 12, 2021 at 09:38 am by WGNS

Drivers who drink AND plan to drive on St. Patrick’s Day should also plan ahead to get a ride home, said Murfreesboro Police Capt. Cary Gensemer.“We would like to.... Read More

Quick Thinking Officers, Fire Fighters Save (Now Hospitalized) Pursuit Suspect

Mar 10, 2021 at 11:45 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) One man is alive Wednesday morning, thanks to the quick actions by La Vergne Police Officers and fire fighters after a late night pursuit on Tuesday (3/9/20.... Read More

Easter Egg Hunt's being planned now Throughout Rutherford County

Mar 09, 2021 at 07:22 am by WGNS

Last April we saw events like Easter Egg Hunt’s being cancelled, due to the COVID Pandemic. This year, we are starting to see more and more Easter Egg Hunt’s being.... Read More

Average Gas Prices for the Week in Rutherford County and Beyond

Mar 08, 2021 at 07:25 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have risen 7.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.55/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas prices.... Read More

Fleet Feet Sports in Murfreesboro says March 13th Fun Run is "ON"

Mar 04, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

Fleet Feet in Murfreesboro has organized a March Fun Run, as explained by owner Krista Dugosh...The upcoming Fun Run will be on Saturday, March 13th and there will be prizes f.... Read More

Supreme Court Honors Rutherford County Lawyers For Remarkable Service

Mar 03, 2021 at 01:59 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Supreme Court and the Access to Justice Commission recently recognized seventeen Rutherford County lawyers as 2020 Attorneys for Justice, an honor awarded to all.... Read More

New Police K-9 Selected to Serve La Vergne

Mar 03, 2021 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

A new police K-9 has been selected to serve in the city of La Vergne.Officer Justin Darby was able to visit U.S. K-9 Unlimited in Abbeville, Louisiana to spend time with K-9s.... Read More

Driver in LaVergne Arrested After Crashing into School Bus

Mar 02, 2021 at 06:42 am by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn) A woman was arrested after colliding with a school bus on Monday (March 1, 2021) in La Vergne, Tennessee. The wreck happened at the 300 block of Blair R.... Read More

Large Amounts of Meth, Heroin and Marijuana Seized by TBI, Four Antioch Residents Arrested

Feb 26, 2021 at 01:55 pm by WGNS

Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, along with Agents with the Appalachia High-Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA.... Read More

City of La Vergne Street Department Moves from Salting Roads to Patching Potholes

Feb 25, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

Nearly 500 tons of salt was spread on the major roads and arteries of La Vergne last week as crews worked tirelessly to combat the winter storm. The City of La Vergne street d.... Read More

Local Government Recovery and Rebuilding Direct Appropriation Grants will Equal Big Funding for Communities

Feb 24, 2021 at 07:58 am by WGNS

A large amount of funds could soon be available to communities throughout the State of Tennessee in about 5-months. Gov. Bill Lee recently highlighted the "Local Gov.... Read More