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18th Annual Depot Days in Smyrna This Weekend

Sep 22, 2022 at 01:22 pm by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TN) This weekend (Friday and Saturday, September 23rd & 24th, 2022), thousands of people will once again visit Front Street in Smyrna for the 15th Annual Depot Da.... Read More

School districts hosting partnership fair Oct. 22 at Siegel High School

Sep 22, 2022 at 12:46 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) When combined, Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools operate 63 public schools and serve approximately 60,000 students. Those number.... Read More
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18th Annual Reading in Schools Day was a Positive Story throughout Rutherford County

Sep 22, 2022 at 12:06 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) On Friday, September 16th, Read To Succeed celebrated their 18th annual “Reading in the Schools Day” throughout Rutherford County. Over 30.... Read More

Canine Flu is a Growing Problem in Tennessee

Sep 22, 2022 at 11:37 am by WGNS

Canine flu is on the rise in Tennessee. The illness is very contagious and could even be deadly. Dawn Roberts, executive director of the Beesley Animal Foundation & Clini.... Read More

TBI Makes Arrest in Smithville Murder Case

Sep 21, 2022 at 09:10 pm by WGNS News

 DEKALB COUNTY – A joint investigation into the death of a 39-year-old Smithville woman has resulted in an arrest. The investigation included special agents with th.... Read More

Smyrna Elementary to construct outdoor amphitheater and classroom

Sep 21, 2022 at 03:04 pm by WGNS News

  (SMYRNA, TN) Smyrna Elementary, district’s first STEM-designated school, enters partnership with Dow Smith Co. to construct outdoor amphitheater and classroom S.... Read More
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Murfreesboro firefighters rescue man from 10-foot-deep trench

Sep 21, 2022 at 02:44 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) firefighters rescued a construction worker who fell into a 10-foot-deep trench on Tuesday a.... Read More

FREE Health Expo in Murfreesboro - Scheduled for October 6th

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The title of ‘Senior Citizen’ no longer brings to mind the seniors we once thought of as ‘old’ or ‘worn-out.’  .... Read More

Help others by golfing! The Rutherford County School Resource Officers Golf Tournament

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:31 pm by WGNS News

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) If you enjoy a good game of golf, then you should consider playing a round to help special needs' school students in our community. Right.... Read More

Scammers Staying Busy: TN Secretary of State Warns of New Scam Targeting Tennesseans

Sep 21, 2022 at 12:03 pm by WGNS News

(TENNESSEE) Secretary of State Tre Hargett is warning Tennesseans about an official-looking mailer from TN UCC Statement Service that incorrectly implies that businesses or in.... Read More

New Jacobs Chair of Excellence brings international experience to MTSU Accounting Department

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:58 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — With an extensive background in international accounting and licensed as both a lawyer and CPA, Jarett “Jerry” Decker&nb.... Read More

Alleged Shoplifting Suspect at Lowe's in Murfreesboro was Reportedly Armed

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS News

UPDATE - MURFREESBORO, TN – Detectives in Murfreesboro have located a person of interest in a theft case that was opened after a shoplifting incident was reported at a l.... Read More

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces inaugural three-day giving campaign

Sep 20, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford / Cannon Counties, TN — The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties (UWRCC) announces its inaugural three-day giving campaign, called GIVE UNITED, t.... Read More

Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:41 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Drug abuse continues to be one of the number one concerns of parents, educators, law enforcement and community leaders. Sadly, the numbers.... Read More

UPDATE: 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

Sep 20, 2022 at 06:15 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN –  Drug Court graduation certificates were presented to six residents on Friday, September 16 at the Rutherford County Judicial Center Jury As.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office warns of MORE Scams Using the Names of Real Deputies

Sep 20, 2022 at 05:00 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY,  TN - Another reminder to be watching out for scam-artist... On Tuesday,  the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office said to beware of scams whe.... Read More

14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference at MTSU - Hear the true 1942 story of survival from a Child's Perspective

Sep 20, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) The 14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference will take place at MTSU this Thursday and Friday in Murfreesboro... That was Dr. Elyce Helford, direc.... Read More

Another Property Rental Scam in Rutherford County

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) In this day and age, it’s always important to make sure you know who you are doing business with. This is especially true if you're planning to r.... Read More

Fair provides MTSU students volunteer opportunities in community, on campus

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:39 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Dozens of Middle Tennessee State University students were recently introduced to 16 Murfreesboro-area organizations seeking voluntee.... Read More
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Speaker Cameron Sexton Speaks at 16th Judicial District Recovery Court Graduation

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:25 pm by WGNS News

On Friday, September 16, 2022, the Recovery Court for Rutherford and Cannon Counties held a graduation at the Judicial Center in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. C.... Read More