Cannon County

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces the Opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program

Jan 24, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces the opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program for the upcoming tax season, February 3 – April.... Read More

McFarlin to Run for Rutherford County General Sessions Judge Part I

Jan 04, 2022 at 03:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – Rutherford County native Ben Hall (Trey) McFarlin, III announced Tuesday (Jan. 4, 2022), he will run for General Sessions Judge Part I, the judgeship to.... Read More

The Child Advocacy Center joins WGNS on the airwaves to talk about the signs to lookout for when it comes to child abuse

Dec 27, 2021 at 11:05 am by Producer

Carrie Norvell and Katie Enzor were in the WGNS Studio on Monday from the Child Advocacy Center to talk about the signs to lookout for - when it comes to child abuse and child.... Read More

Christmas Family Fun--LAST CHANCE for these!

Dec 16, 2021 at 05:40 pm by WGNS

(HEART OF TENNESSEE)  There's plenty of Christmas family fun this weekend right here at home. Be aware that this is the final weekend for each of these events.Murfre.... Read More

Public Defender Announces Candidacy for Re-Election

Dec 09, 2021 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

Gerald L. Melton, Public Defender for the 16th Judicial District, has officially announced his candidacy for re-election.The 16th Judicial District is comprised of Rutherfor.... Read More

18 Needy Families Need Secret Santa’s in Rutherford and Cannon Counties

Dec 06, 2021 at 06:21 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “The Child Advocacy Center has made Christmas magical for thousands of needy child abuse victims over the last 21 years,” said director S.... Read More

Classic Muscle Car Stolen in Cannon County - Recovered in Rutherford County

Dec 06, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

It wasn’t just any vehicle that was reported as STOLEN in Cannon County area this past week, it was a classic muscle car. Evidently, the red and black Plymouth Road Runn.... Read More

Annual Woodbury, TN Christmas Parade is This Saturday

Nov 30, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

This coming Saturday, December 4th is the day for the Woodbury Christmas Parade. The parade is a community project of the Woodbury Lions Club.Parade entries will assemble at 1.... Read More

Agencies Work Together to Protect Children and Arrest Child Abusers

Nov 19, 2021 at 04:16 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro — “The agencies in Rutherford County have a rich history of working together to protect children in our community,” said Child Advocacy Cen.... Read More

Secret Santa’s for Needy Families in Our Community

Nov 17, 2021 at 06:23 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro – “It is not even Thanksgiving yet and we are already thinking about Christmas at the Child Advocacy Center.  We are getting our huge s.... Read More

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces Distinguished Award Recipients Recognized at the Community Celebration

Nov 15, 2021 at 02:32 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN — The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties has named Ted and Gloria LaRoche as the Witherspoon Award recipient, Kara J. Kemp as the Volunteer of.... Read More

Over 31,000 Items Collected and Distributed to Local Children Experiencing Food Insecurity During United Way’s Hometown Huddle

Nov 12, 2021 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN — The local community stepped up and showed out for the ninth annual Hometown Huddle. Formerly a playground refurbishing event, the focus pivoted to pro.... Read More

A Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition - The Turkey Tee-Off

Nov 09, 2021 at 08:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – "The golfers that played in the Turkey Tee Off said this is one of their favorite Thanksgiving traditions,” said Child Advocacy Center Deve.... Read More

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Welcomes

Nov 02, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently welcomed its newest team member, Haley Adams, Director of Marketing and Communications. “I’m looking forw.... Read More

Local Agencies Collaborate to End Violence Against Children

Nov 02, 2021 at 07:47 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – “The Child Advocacy Center is hosting the local 11th Annual 19 Days of Activism for the Prevention of Violence Against Children and Youth b.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon Days Announces 2022 at Hop Springs

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:38 am by WGNS

From a sense of sound to image, roots music and Uncle Dave Macon enthusiasts will follow the picturesque vistas of Middle Tennessee to Hop Springs in Readyville, TN.  Roo.... Read More

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