Cannon County

Middle Tennessee Electric is Thanking Teachers for their Dedication to Children in Rutherford County

Oct 20, 2021 at 06:21 pm by WGNS

October is known as National Co-op month, which is a great time to slow down and thank those who work for Middle Tennessee Electric. The local utility provider was founded i.... Read More

Anti-Bullying Policy and Internet Safety in Cannon County Schools

Oct 08, 2021 at 11:18 am by WGNS

Providing a safe and supportive learning environment where students are able to focus on skills needed for a successful future is the top priority of the Cannon County School.... Read More

Smithville Police Arrest Cannon County Man for Allegedly Breaking Into Body Shop

Oct 06, 2021 at 10:08 am by Producer

A Cannon County man who reportedly broke into a Smithville, TN body shop over the weekend and allegedly stole a car, along with thousands of dollars worth of tools h.... Read More

Gruesome Double Murder Case Comes to Close in Rutherford and Cannon County

Oct 05, 2021 at 04:47 pm by WGNS

A double-murder case from 2017 has come to a close with a guilty plea that was recently filed in a Rutherford County courtroom. Robert Jessie Mount opened fire on a man and.... Read More

Light Up the Night on Friday for Child Abuse Victims on Sept. 10th

Sep 08, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

“One of my favorite things about the Light Up the Night end of summer party are the hors d’oeuvres and beverages!” said Child Advocacy Center Devel.... Read More

Short Mountain Distillery Hosted the "Bonnaroo Refugee - The Detour event" - After Bonnaroo Cancelled

Sep 06, 2021 at 12:38 pm by WGNS

There was a large crowd at the Short Mountain Distillery in Cannon County this past weekend after the Cancellation of Bonnaroo. The distillery held what they called “B.... Read More

Rutherford County Judge Named as Secretary for Tennessee Judicial Conference

Jul 07, 2021 at 09:47 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Judicial Conference, which is comprised of Tennessee’s state court judges, elected new officers at its meeting in June.Taking the helm as president is Chan.... Read More

WANTED Coffee County Man Captured in Cannon County

Jul 05, 2021 at 09:55 am by WGNS

The Manchester Police Department was able to wrap up a case involving a man who reportedly went on the run in an attempt to avoid capture.Mike Prentice was wanted for Especi.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross Honors Volunteers

Jun 11, 2021 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

The Heart of Tennessee chapter of the American Red Cross is HOT right now with positive volunteers making a difference in the Rutherford County Community and beyond. The Ameri.... Read More

Reports Indicate that Some Woodbury, TN Residents Face 80% Rent Hike or Eviction

May 19, 2021 at 02:08 pm by WGNS

Residents of South Ridge Apartments have a grim choice to make – pay $290 more per month for rent or find another place to live. The residents learned of this in a non-r.... Read More

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Apr 05, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro - “Experts estimate that 1 out of 10 children will be sexually abused before their 18th birthday,” said Child Advocacy Center Community Education.... Read More

Meth Charges Filed after brief Pursuit in Neighboring Cannon County

Mar 24, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

A recent arrest in nearby Cannon County resulted in possession of meth charges. It all started when a Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle that was.... Read More

New Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program Would Provide Funding for Secure, Comfortable Locations for Victims in Courtroom Setting

Mar 23, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

[Rutherford and Cannon Counties] – The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Senate Bill 513 – “Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program.”   T.... Read More

Pursuit Ends with Arrest in Cannon County

Mar 22, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

CANNON COUNTY – A high speed chase took place on Friday in Cannon County. The pursuit started when a deputy attempted to pull over a sedan that almost struck the p.... Read More

Agricultural Enterprise Fund Applications Open

Mar 10, 2021 at 10:42 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting applications from agricultural, food, and forestry businesses to receive cost-share funding through its Agricultural.... Read More

Power Outages in Middle Tennessee due to Ice

Feb 16, 2021 at 07:38 am by WGNS

There are multiple power outages throughout Middle Tennessee, due to ice.As of 7:15 Tuesday (02/16/21) morning, there were 98 power outages in Rutherford County, but that numb.... Read More

Newly Appointed Circuit Court Judge in Rutherford County to See His First Docket on Thursday

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:27 am by WGNS

Newly appointed Judge James “Jimmy” Turner started his first full week on Monday (1/18/2021), overseeing the Circuit Court for Rutherford and Cannon Counties. Gove.... Read More

Families Share their Gratitude to Secret Santas

Dec 11, 2020 at 10:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – “I have a confession!  I opened the gift bag with a brand new winter coat in just for me.  I’m a little embarrassed to admit I.... Read More

Cannon County Schools have CEASED ALL On-Campus Learning

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:55 am by WGNS

In nearby Cannon County, schools are closed to on-campus learners. No students will be in class until the end of this month. The system most recently reported that ALL Cannon.... Read More

Commission Accepting Applications for 16th Judicial District Circuit Court Vacancy

Oct 02, 2020 at 09:29 am by WGNS

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission is accepting applications for a Circuit Court Judge in the 16th Judicial District, which covers Rutherford and Cannon counties. This vacancy.... Read More