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The Landfill in Rutherford County Could Be Majorly EXPANDED?

Apr 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

There is a large amount of garbage being dumped into the Middle Point Landfill that is located in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County, which means the life of the landfi.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:59 am by WGNS

As announced on Tuesday, the Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and.... Read More

Greenhouse Continues Construction AND a Free Food Giveaway This Weekend

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:43 am by WGNS

Construction of Greenhouse Ministries new building in Murfreesboro continues.  The new structure is being built directly behind their current location that is on South Sp.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Communications District - National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Since being officially designated by Congress in 1991, public safety agencies across the country have recognized the instrumental role played by 911 t.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Man Accused of Sexual Misconduct with Massage Clients Jailed for Practicing without a License

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:38 am by WGNS

Special Victims Division Human Trafficking Detectives today charged 33-year-old Tarek Mentouri with felony impersonation of a licensed professional.Mentouri’s massage li.... Read More

AAA Survey: As April 20th Nears, Are Users of Marijuana Taking More Risks Behind the Wheel

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:27 am by WGNS

With 4/20 rapidly approaching, AAA is issuing a warning about the dangers of driving impaired. New AAA research suggests that users of both alcohol and marijuana (not necessar.... Read More

Timber Theft Cases Reported Across Tennessee

Apr 14, 2021 at 10:17 am by WGNS

Rising timber prices and the value of individual species have enticed thieves to steal timber across Tennessee. The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) urges forest land.... 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

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center announces 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:08 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Supervisor Elizabeth Stubblefield has been named 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year for her.... Read More

Officer Adam Wilson in Serious Condition at UT Medical Center

Apr 13, 2021 at 03:56 pm by WGNS

(KNOXVILLE)  Knoxville police have not released the name of the student who died after reportedly initiating shots at officers at Austin-East Magnet. 20-year police veter.... Read More

Walter Hill Elementary Precautionary Evacuation due to Gas Leak

Apr 13, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

James Evans, spokesperson with the Rutherford County Schools, notified parents of Walter Hill School Students on Tuesday about a gas leak. The gas leak was reported outsi.... Read More

Earth Day 2021 is Titled #RestoreRutherford

Apr 13, 2021 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Earth Day will once again be celebrated in Rutherford County. This year, the theme is “Restore Rutherford.”Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric said…Mid.... Read More

TSSAA Spring Fling Celebrates their 28th Anniversary this May in Rutherford County

Apr 13, 2021 at 10:21 am by WGNS

The TSSAA Spring Fling will once again take place in Rutherford County this year. It is truly a one-of-a-kind event that involves high school athletes throughout Tennessee; al.... Read More

UPDATE: Mother and Daughter Killed in Lebanon, TN, Allegedly by Estranged Husband

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:45 am by WGNS

WGNS has an update to the shooting that left two dead in nearby Lebanon, TN on Monday.The Lebanon Police Department has confirmed the identities of the victims as 31-year-old.... Read More

NASHVILLE: Investigation Continuing into Man Arrested for Kidnapping a 9-Year-Old Girl After Unlawfully Entering Her Apartment

Apr 13, 2021 at 07:18 am by WGNS

In Nashville, Youth Services detectives continue to investigate Saturday evening’s especially aggravated kidnapping and aggravated burglary case. Metro Police say t.... Read More

APRIL 30, 2021: Participate in the 6th Annual Hometown Heroes Walk for Children

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:59 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “Lace up your tennis shoes and join us for the Hometown Heroes Walk for Children,” announced Child Advocacy Center director, Sharon.... Read More

Appeal Denied Again for Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Last year, WGNS told you about a convicted rapist who filed an appeal asking for post-conviction relief, but was denied. The registered sex offender then filed another appeal,.... Read More

MTSU honors 17th general officer in 71-year history of university’s Army ROTC

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:27 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — U.S. Army Reserve Brig. Gen. Robert S. Powell Jr. was honored by his alma mater Monday as the 17th graduate of Middle Tennessee.... Read More

School Shooting In Knoxville: 1 Student Dead, SRO Seriously Injured

Apr 12, 2021 at 05:42 pm by WGNS

(KNOXVILLE) A shooting at Knoxville's Austin-East Arts Magnet School Monday (4/12/2021) has left one student dead and 20-year Knoxville Police Officer Adam Wilson is in U.... Read More

Dr. Jim Boerner Passed Away Last Friday

Apr 12, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Community leader Dr. Jim Boerner (pronounced bur-ner), age 69, passed away last Friday (4/9/2021) after a battle with COVID-19. Funeral arrangements.... Read More