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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office booking deputy intercepts metal strips that could be used as a weapon

May 12, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Booking deputies intercepted from an inmate metal strips that could potentially be used as a weapon behind bars Tuesday, said Deputy Chief Kevin Hen.... Read More

Downtown Murfreesboro Poised for Growth

May 12, 2022 at 02:55 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, Tenn.) Downtown Murfreesboro is poised for growth and developers continue to make plans for the area around the historic Rutherford County square. A mixed-use d.... Read More

Fatal Crash Just Before Noon In Smyrna

May 12, 2022 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Emergency responders rushed to a motorcycle vs car crash at the intersection of US-41/North Lowry Street and Jefferson Pike in Smyrna around 11:30.... Read More

Two Educators and Nashville Police Officer Indicted in Sex Crimes Investigation

May 12, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS

An investigation that began in January by the Metro Nashville Police Department’s Youth Services Division, has led to three people facing charges in the reported sexual.... Read More

Fatal 5:00AM Crash On I-840 Thursday

May 12, 2022 at 09:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  You started hearing about this morning drive-time fatal crash in WGNS' morning traffic reports as the sun was rising. The multi-vehicle accident happend a.... Read More

End of School Summer Bash in Murfreesboro to be held at Emery United Methodist Church

May 12, 2022 at 09:39 am by WGNS

Emery United Methodist Church is hosting a Summer Bash event to celebrate the end of the school year and the start of summer. The event, geared towards local school aged child.... Read More

Two arrested in nearby Coffee County face arson charges and are accused of causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to businesses

May 12, 2022 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(Coffee County, TN) Just 20-minutes East of Murfreesboro, two people have been arrested and charged with arson, among other things, in connection with the Woodland Plaza Fire.... Read More

MTSU Daniels Center, new VA director plan to ‘grow relationship’

May 11, 2022 at 04:28 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — A first-time visit to the MTSU Charlie and Hazel Daniels Veterans and Military Family Center left a positive impression on Dani.... Read More

Oakland Middle students embrace creating change

May 11, 2022 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

Oakland Middle School students showcased their Service-Learning Projects today. The theme of the showcase is ‘Create Change,’ which promotes the idea that, even as.... Read More

Reward for Information Leading to the Capture of the 'Rock Burglar,' who may have broken into 36 local businesses

May 11, 2022 at 04:18 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, Tenn.) Rutherford County CrimeStoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of a serial ‘Rock Burglar.’  The so-calle.... Read More

Business and Law: Murfreesboro Law Office Hires Lauren Bowers as Associate Attorney

May 11, 2022 at 03:02 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, Tenn.) - The Law Office of W. Scott Kimberly, located in the Historic Smith & Sellers Building on the Murfreesboro Public Square, is pleased to announce the.... Read More

Vanderbilt Medical Center ready to move forward with 42-bed Blackman hospital - Veterans Pkwy. / I-840 becoming a mini medical corridor

May 11, 2022 at 02:46 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) - The Blackman area along Veterans Parkway near I-840 is quickly becoming a smaller version of Medical Center Parkway or a mini medical corridor. La.... Read More

Guns being left in unlocked cars, trucks and SUV's continues to be a problem in Murfreesboro and throughout Middle Tennessee

May 11, 2022 at 01:43 pm by WGNS

  (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) Guns being stolen out of unlocked vehicles continues to be an issue… so far, about 16-guns have been stolen out of cars and trucks in Murf.... Read More

WANTED by Murfreesboro and Nashville Police: Jeffery Reynaldo Peterkin

May 11, 2022 at 11:46 am by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, Tenn.) The Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division is searching for Jeffery Reynaldo Peterkin, who has several outstanding warrants in M.... Read More

Smyrna Police investigating theft at local cellphone store

May 11, 2022 at 10:15 am by WGNS

(Smyrna, Tenn.) - Smyrna Police are trying to locate an individual who was at a Smyrna AT&T store when a theft occurred (pictured above story). Officers say the subject ma.... Read More

Cheering On The Special Olympics in Rutherford County

May 11, 2022 at 08:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - Skills School Resource Officer Mike Farmer of Whitworth-Buchanan Middle School cheered on the school’s athletes competing in the Special.... Read More

Rutherford County School Board selects three candidates to interview for Director of Schools position

May 11, 2022 at 08:46 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. - The Rutherford County Board of Education will interview three candidates for the Director of Schools position next week. A total of seven.... Read More

Smyrna Elementary becomes first STEM-designated Rutherford County school

May 10, 2022 at 03:40 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Elementary School has been named Rutherford County School’s first STEM-designated school by the Tennessee STEM Innovation Network and the Tennessee Department of.... Read More

Mitchell Named Executive Director for American Red Cross "Heart of Tennessee" Chapter

May 10, 2022 at 03:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Tennessee Region of the American Red Cross is pleased to announce that John Mitchell has been named the Executive Director with the Heart of Ten.... Read More

7% Job Availability in Tennessee - Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne holding unemployment rates of 2.4% or less

May 10, 2022 at 03:28 pm by WGNS

Jobs are readily available in Rutherford County and throughout the Volunteer State. The latest report from Commodity.com shows the fourth quarter of last year closing with a 7.... Read More