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Blackman Middle 7th Grade Science Teacher Hollie Morphis

Jun 08, 2021 at 09:33 am by WGNS

The Doug Young Educator of the Month from NewsRadio WGNS and City Tile and Floor Covering spotlights Harlee Morphis, a 7th grade Science teacher at Blackman Middle School..... Read More

Bush Named Central Magnet Girls Coach

Jun 04, 2021 at 08:19 pm by WGNS

Former Siegel girls basketball coach Alan Bush has been named the new girls coach at Central Magnet. Bush succeeds Kyle Turnham, who retired last month. Bush stepped down fro.... Read More

Rigsby Named Siegel Boys Coach

Jun 04, 2021 at 08:15 pm by WGNS

Matt Rigsby has been named the new Siegel boys basketball coach. He succeeds Dyron Birdwell, who resigned to take over the Oakland boys basketball team. Stars principal Larry.... Read More

Shelbyville High Names Gym after Insell

Jun 02, 2021 at 09:42 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Lady Raider head coach Rick Insell is being honored this weekend with the naming of the Shelbyvile High School gym in his honor. The public is invited to a r.... Read More

MTCS' McCracken Names Mr. Baseball

May 25, 2021 at 02:32 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association Mr. Baseball Awards were held and MTCS senior pitcher J.D. McCracken was one of the honorees. The Tennessee signee was the Division.... Read More

2020-2021 Middle School All Sports Trophies Awarded

May 21, 2021 at 09:20 am by WGNS

For the 15th year, WGNS Primetime Sports and Little Caesars Pizza are awarding all sports trophies to area middle schools who rose above the rest of the field this season. Thi.... Read More

Youth Substance Abuse: Rutherford County Resources

May 20, 2021 at 11:01 am by Producer

Bryan and State Rep. Mike Sparks talk to Sarah Murfree and Sheila Barrera with the Prevention Coalition for Success and Jacob Lamb with Journey Pure about youth substance abus.... Read More

Spring Fling tickets now on sale

May 18, 2021 at 01:01 pm by WGNS

  Tickets for all events for the 2021 Spring Fling Championships are now on sale. New this year, all tickets must be purchased online in advance using GoFan, TSSAA&r.... Read More
Photo of Ben Cates (center) having one of the thousands of conversations with friends. Photo from Jan Stewart.

Ben Cates Passes Away

May 15, 2021 at 11:37 pm by WGNS

Long time area basketball coach Ben Cates passed away on Saturday. He was the first ever girls coach at Oakland High School after a successful career at the former Kittrell H.... Read More

Gusty Winds with Mother's Day Storms

May 09, 2021 at 08:39 am by WGNS

A rainy and potentially stormy Mother's Day is ahead. Our Weatherology team of meteorologists will be watching strong to severe thunderstorms this afternoon. High winds are t.... Read More

Bond Leaves Oakland for Brentwood

May 07, 2021 at 05:08 pm by WGNS

Troy Bond has left Oakland High School as the boys basketball coach for the same job at Brentwood. He has been the Patriot's coach for the last six years and taking them to t.... Read More

MTSU’s College of Liberal Arts has ‘roaring’ good time for ‘lifelong learners’ with free May 11 events

May 07, 2021 at 09:48 am by WGNS

Curious adult learners have a great — and free! — opportunity this Tuesday, May 11, thanks to MTSU’s College of Liberal Arts and the.... Read More
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MTSU center receives $56,000 state grant for water pollution education

May 07, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

MTSU’s Center for Health and Human Services is helping improve Tennesseans’ quality of life by addressing the quality of its water. The Tennessee Department of En.... Read More

RCS: Kindergarten registration, new student registration under way now

May 07, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Elementary schools are needing parents to register kindergarteners now so they can schedule kindergarten screenings. Now is also the time to register student.... Read More

Cedars of Lebanon Pool is No More

May 07, 2021 at 09:31 am by WGNS

The Cedars of Lebanon pool has been demolished to make way for a splash pad. That project is expected to be completed by the fall of this year. There has been a pool in the.... Read More

Gov. Lee: General Assembly Deliver Conservative Wins in 2021 Session

May 07, 2021 at 09:25 am by WGNS

Today, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee marked the close of the 2021 legislative session, which includes the passage of his $42.6 billion budget and full agenda as outlined during.... Read More

Riverdale High FFA Students Plant Garden for Residents at Community Care of Rutherford County

May 06, 2021 at 07:08 pm by WGNS

Community Care of Rutherford County (CCRC) is excited to finally be replanting on their farm, but even more thrilled that upwards of 30 students from Riverdale High School&rsq.... Read More
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Wind Storms Blows Through Rutherford County

May 06, 2021 at 07:06 pm by WGNS

A severe thunderstorms with 60mph winds blew through Rutherford County Thursday afternoon. The high winds came through between 5:30 and 7pm. According to the MTE outage map a.... Read More

Oakland High alumnus selected in sixth round of NFL draft

May 06, 2021 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

    It was the realization of a childhood dream this past weekend when Murfreesboro native JaCoby Stevens was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth roun.... Read More

Rutherford County Tops State in Growth Rate

May 06, 2021 at 04:46 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tennessee's estimated population is 347,561 with a growth rate of 2.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States.... Read More