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

Smyrna FFA receives $1,200 Living to Serve grant from National FFA Organization

Jun 09, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

The Smyrna FFA chapter in Smyrna, TN has been awarded a Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant in the amount of $1200.The nationwide program provides grant money to local.... Read More

Professional women’s bowling tour in Smyrna, June 10-12

Jun 07, 2021 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

The Professional Women’s Bowling Association Greater Nashville Open will be taking place at the Smyrna Bowling Center in Smyrna, Tennessee. The event will be held on J.... 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

UPDATE: Carry a Handgun Without a Permit and Buy a Gun Safe Without Paying Taxes

Jun 04, 2021 at 08:09 am by WGNS

UPDATE: WGNS has more information on the new gun carry bill that will allow Tennessee Residents to carry a handgun without a permit.Representative Mike Sparks of Smyrna, TN co.... Read More

Statement from Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office regarding the Percy Priest Small Jet Crash

Jun 03, 2021 at 03:25 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office has released a statement regarding its investigations into the Percy Priest lake small jet crash incide.... Read More

Officials Say Juvenile Charged with Aggravated Arson and Vandalism of LifePoint Church

Jun 03, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Officials with Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) say a juvenile has been charged with aggravated arson and vandalism of LifePoint Church located at 5100.... 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

Primary Care and Hope Clinic Breaks Ground in Smyrna

Jun 02, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

SMYRNA – The Primary Care and Hope Clinic has broken ground on a $6.6 million health care clinic to be located at 500 Spc Neal Mitchell Place across from the Nissan Asse.... Read More
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Airplane Crash Investigation Gathers Significant Evidence

Jun 01, 2021 at 07:50 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Here's an update on the tragic crash Saturday morning (5/29/2021) when a Cessna C105 small jet took off from the Smyrna airport, and quickly was in adjacent.... 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

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

Arrest made in the Shooting Death of Smyrna Man

May 31, 2021 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Reports indicate a Murfreesboro man has been arrested in Texas for the murder of a Smyrna resident. The incident revolved around the sell of marijuana, according to Nashvill.... 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

Investigation into Gun at Stewarts Creek High School in Rutherford County

May 25, 2021 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

UPDATED:  Students at Stewarts Creek High School in Smyrna were secured while school resource officers quickly removed a handgun from a student’s backpack this.... Read More