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

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

FirstBank Amphitheater set to Open with Greta Van Fleet in August

Jun 02, 2021 at 11:24 am by WGNS

The new FirstBank Amphitheater will soon open at the Graystone Quarry in Thompson’s Station. The amphitheater is just past the Rutherford County line in Williamson Count.... 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

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

Five Rutherford County graduates will attend prestigious United States Air Force, Naval and Military Academy at West Point; four seniors presented with ROTC Distinguished Leader Graduate Awar

May 11, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Lance Garcia was 10 years old when his father decided to enlist in the United States Air Force.The Central Magnet senior’s grandfather did the same in the 1940s.“T.... Read More

FEMA Preliminary Flood Map Information Now Available

May 05, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently issued preliminary flood maps for Rutherford County.Data from FEMA indicates hundreds of pr.... Read More

Nine Rutherford schools to become ‘Trauma-informed’

May 05, 2021 at 01:35 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANS Nine Rutherford County schools have been accepted into a two-year training program to become “Trauma-Informed” schools.Once completed, faculty.... Read More

Strong Storms Throughout Tuesday

May 04, 2021 at 07:23 am by WGNS

You can expect two rounds of severe weather today (May 4, 2021) in Rutherford County, along with surrounding communities, according to the National Weather Service.  The.... Read More

Auto Emission Testing Likely to End for Rutherford County by January 2022

Apr 29, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

Talks of ending auto emission testing in Rutherford County continue and it now looks promising that the end is in sight.Rutherford County Deputy to the Mayor Steve Sandlin tol.... Read More

Sobriety Checkpoint in Eagleville on April 30th

Apr 27, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

There will be a sobriety checkpoint in Eagleville at the end of this month…That checkpoint is near Four Corners Market in Eagleville and will be on Friday, April 30th a.... Read More

Blair Named Rutherford County’s Public Health Assistant Director

Apr 21, 2021 at 10:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) announced Friday that John Blair will serve as the County’s new Public Health Assistant Director.T.... Read More

Fundraiser to Help the Library in Eagleville, TN

Apr 20, 2021 at 08:24 am by WGNS

A special evening in May will help to raise funds for the local library system. Lance Lee who is part of the Rutherford County Library Foundation Board of Directors stated...F.... Read More

Updates on the Rutherford County Library System

Apr 19, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

The local library system could receive a additional funding, thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed by President Joe Biden.The total funding from the act nationw.... Read More

Murfreesboro Neighborhoods Come Together to Fight Crime with Technology

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

Several neighborhoods are so serious about protecting their streets and children who often enjoy riding their bikes on their dead-end street, that neighbors came together to f.... Read More

OF INTEREST: Study Explores Tennessean's Perspectives on COVID-19 Vaccine

Apr 15, 2021 at 08:56 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health released results from a third party, statewide quantitative and qualitative survey of more than 1,000 adult Tennesseans exploring sentiments.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Youth Suicide Prevention Training for Parents

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are teaming up with Trustpoint Hospital in Murfreesboro for an important seminar geared towards parents.The event will provide youth suicide prev.... Read More

Rutherford County has a 3.9% Unemployment Rate

Apr 02, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

As a further indication the state of Tennessee’s economic turnaround continues, unemployment rates for February 2021 dropped in nearly every county, according to new dat.... Read More