UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools cooperating with TSSAA investigation into Smyrna basketball game allegations

Nov 20, 2021 at 08:16 am by WGNS

UPDATED WITH COMMENTS FROM TSSAA Rutherford County Schools is fully cooperating with the TSSAA’s investigation into an allegation that a racial slur was used toward a p.... Read More

Eating Bugs at a Rutherford County School for a Great Cause... Helping Others

Nov 19, 2021 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

Eating bugs may not be very tasty, but if it makes kids laugh and reach a goal that helps the community - - it is well worth it.Rutherford County School Resource Officer Chad.... Read More

Stewarts Creek Middle dominates state robotics competition

Nov 18, 2021 at 11:13 am by WGNS

Yet again, the robotics team from Stewarts Creek Middle School has maintained its stature as one of the most dominate programs in the state of Tennessee.They took home a trio.... Read More

Partisan School Board Races are Now a Possibility in places like Rutherford County

Nov 16, 2021 at 08:26 pm by WGNS

Several years ago in 2017, a group of Republicans in Rutherford County voiced a need to allow for partisan school board and city council races in Murfreesboro. At the time,.... Read More

Oakland High School FFA Members Ranked Top 10 in Agriscience Fair

Nov 16, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Kamaya Holloway & Riley Morrison of the Oakland FFA Chapter were placed Top 10 in the nation in the Plant Science Division 6 for their Agriscience Fair project.A team repr.... Read More

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

Thirteen Rutherford County students receive scholarships from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Nov 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm by WGNS

It is often referred to as lucky number 13 and that is precisely how 13 Rutherford County seniors felt about having been notified they will receive scholarships from.... 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

COVID DECLINE: Mask Requirement Dropped for Rutherford County Schools

Nov 08, 2021 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have waived their mask requirements as the number of those infected with COVID-19 has declined. In September, the Rutherford County School Boar.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering employee bonus up to $1,000

Nov 05, 2021 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

The past couple school years have been unlike any other for everyone involved in public education.Administrators, teachers and staff throughout Rutherford County Schools &mdas.... Read More

5th Annual 'Boro International Festival to be held on November 13th

Nov 02, 2021 at 06:58 am by WGNS

An incredible community event will be taking place Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 11-3 at the MTSU Student Union Courtyard in Murfreesboro, TN.'Boro International is an inte.... Read More
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LaVergne Middle celebrates opening of 61,000 square foot addition

Nov 01, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

A new 61,000-square-foot addition at LaVergne Middle School will provide students and teachers with something they’ve needed desperately — rooms to call their.... Read More

New initiative helping homeless families connect to housing, community resources

Oct 28, 2021 at 09:19 am by WGNS

With about 30 minutes left before the deadline to apply for a new position as ATLAS Family Engagement Specialist, Kyle Bowron thought long and hard before finally moving her c.... Read More

As the district’s first Learning Loss Coordinator, Davis working to develop programming to accelerate learning for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Oct 25, 2021 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

Twenty years later, Elizabeth Davis has a rather unique way of recalling her move from Giles to Shelby County when she enrolled at the University of Memphis.Her hometown of Pu.... Read More

A look into Sciences and Virtual Field Trips within the Murfreesboro City Schools

Oct 25, 2021 at 09:03 am by Producer

During the first half of the program (listen above), WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to Murfreesboro City Schools Communication Specialist Torri Carr and Cason Lane Academy Pr.... Read More

Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee

Oct 21, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nine Rutherford County celebrities will compete in the 15th annual Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee on Nov. 4th at 6 p.m. The special event w.... Read More

Central Magnet, Thurman Francis ranked among top three middle schools in Tennessee

Oct 15, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Two of the top three middle schools in the state of Tennessee — Central Magnet School, first, and Thurman Francis Arts Academy, third — are from Rutherford County,.... Read More

The Webb School gets to celebrate 150th anniversary finale -- in 152nd year

Oct 15, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

BELL BUCKLE, Tenn. – It is a year and a half later than expected, but The Webb School’s 150th anniversary celebration finale will be hosted on campus Oct. 21-.... 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

Pay increase approved to attract substitute teachers at hard-to-fill schools

Oct 01, 2021 at 03:06 pm by WGNS

A contract addendum increasing the daily pay and bill rate for substitutes in six hard-to-fill schools — LaVergne high and middle, LaVergne Lake, Roy Waldon, Smyrna Midd.... Read More