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Big Rig Blaze Tuesday At Love's Truck Stop

May 25, 2022 at 03:38 pm by WGNS

  (CHRISTIANA, TN)  On Tuesday (5/24/2022), units from Rutherford Fire-Rescue were dispatched to a tractor trailer truck fire at Love's Truck Stop on Buchanan Road.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Schools Spearheads New Partnership with MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success

May 25, 2022 at 02:09 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN) Murfreesboro City Schools and the MTSU Assessment, Learning, and Student Success (ALSS) Ed.D. Program announces a new collaboration to leverage expertise an.... Read More

A 2021 prostitution/sex trafficking investigation in Murfreesboro leads to the indictment and arrest of a Florida man

May 25, 2022 at 01:46 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Special Investigations Division Vice Unit detectives, with assistance from special agents from the Fl.... Read More

Rutherford County School Growth Continues - One New School Per Year is Needed, but Costs Too High for Reality

May 25, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Growth continues throughout Rutherford County and the county schools are not immune to the rise in population. In discussing the growth, county school’s spokesperson Jam.... Read More

Proposed 20% Pay Increase for the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

May 25, 2022 at 11:15 am by WGNS

In Rutherford County, Sheriff’s Deputies are some of the lowest paid law enforcement officers in our immediate area. At a recent Public Safety Committee meeting, Sheriff.... Read More

UPDATE: 11-Year-old Child Dies in Fatal Accident on Monday in Murfreesboro - Accident is still under investigation

May 24, 2022 at 09:15 pm by WGNS

Providence Christian Academy released the following statement after the death of 5th grader Cole Johnson, who died in the Monday auto accident on Lascassas Pike in Murfreesbor.... Read More

U-Haul truck reportedly used to steal enclosed trailer

May 24, 2022 at 07:31 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to locate a pickup truck that was used to steal a pull-behind trailer. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the.... Read More

Six Smyrna High grads also complete associate degree at Bethel

May 24, 2022 at 07:07 pm by WGNS

Six students from Smyrna High School have graduated from Bethel University with their associate degree.   On May 7th, the students received their degrees from.... Read More

Coffee County Sheriff's Deputies return fire on alleged suicidal man standing on I-24 overpass

May 24, 2022 at 03:31 pm by WGNS

About 30-minutes east of Murfreesboro in Hillsboro, Tennessee, 9-1-1 dispatchers received a phone call just before midnight on Monday from a man who was expressing suicidal te.... Read More

$40,838 Raised to support vulnerable patients in Rutherford County

May 24, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

$40,838 Was raised at the 2nd annual Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Foundation Golf Tournament. The event was held earlier this month at the Stones River Country Club in Mu.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools are NOW Hiring

May 24, 2022 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School System is hiring and reports indicate multiple jobs are available. Some of positions that the schools will be filling include teachers, principals.... Read More

Spring Fling XXIX: This Week in Rutherford County this week

May 24, 2022 at 10:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County is hosting Spring Fling this week. The event is TSSAA’s unique spring sports championship that involve seven different sports over a four-day period, T.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Case involving about $25,000 of Cocaine Headed to Court

May 24, 2022 at 07:48 am by WGNS

We have more news on several arrests made earlier this year in March (2022) that reportedly involved about $25,000 worth of cocaine that was confiscated by the Rutherford Coun.... Read More

UPDATE: 17-Year-old suspect in Riverdale graduation shooting held in juvenile detention

May 23, 2022 at 08:37 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police told WGNS on Monday, "The 17-year-old shooter in the Riverdale High School after-graduation shooting at MTSU will remain i.... Read More
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One confirmed dead in New Lascassas Highway accident on Monday afternoon

May 23, 2022 at 08:21 pm by WGNS

  (MURFREESBORO) UPDATE: The New Lascassas Highway reopened around 7:00, Monday evening following a head-on collision. The highway had to be shut down for about 4-hours.... Read More

Rutherford County School Board offers Director of Schools position to Dr. James Sullivan

May 23, 2022 at 06:35 pm by WGNS

Dr. James Sullivan will be the next Director of Schools for Rutherford County pending final contract negotiations, after a 5-2 vote by the School Board at a special-called mee.... Read More

Appeal filed by Convicted Sex Offender with Convictions in Rutherford / Wilson Counties Denied

May 23, 2022 at 06:31 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) The Tennessee Supreme Court has denied an appeal from moving forward that was originally heard in the Rutherford County Courts. The case involved a man.... Read More

From the Rutherford County Juvenile Court to the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts

May 23, 2022 at 03:16 pm by WGNS

Stacy Lynch has joined the Tennessee Administrative Office of the Courts as their new Court Improvement Program (CIP) Director. Lynch comes to the AOC from the Juvenile Court.... Read More

Audio Commentary: MTSU looks at American Speeches and More

May 23, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Real Americans in our history and making a statement. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…    Verbatim of above audio: “We'v.... Read More

Free Food and New Shoes for Rutherford County Residents in Need

May 23, 2022 at 10:58 am by WGNS

Greenhouse Ministries, a non-profit organization in Murfreesboro, will host a food giveaway that they call their “Mobile Food Pantry” this Saturday, May 28th. But,.... Read More