MTSU officers complete annual, extended emergency vehicle safety training to better serve campus

Jun 17, 2022 at 05:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Line-of-duty motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of injury, disability and fatality for police officers, which is why MTSU P.... Read More

New bill would increase punishment for assaulting a first responder in Tennessee

Mar 15, 2022 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

A bill strengthening the punishment for assaulting a first responder is advancing in Tennessee. House Bill 2247 expands the offenses of assault and aggravated assault agains.... Read More

Rutherford County to Break Ground on Public Safety Building in Rockvale

Jan 26, 2022 at 09:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County will break ground this week on the first of four public safety buildings to be positioned in the rural areas of the County. &nbs.... Read More

Governor's COVID-19 Grant Funds Six New Cardiac Monitors for Rutherford County Fire & Rescue

Dec 28, 2021 at 04:04 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) recently purchased a total of six Lifepak 15 cardiac monitors with funds from Gov. Bill Lee and the General.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services Personnel Commended for Life-saving Efforts

Dec 27, 2021 at 08:39 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) personnel were recently commended for their life-saving efforts on a December 4th medical.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Announces New RCEMS Director

Dec 06, 2021 at 06:20 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Brian Gaither is the new Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services’ (RCEMS) Director, announced Mayor Bill Ketron Monday.The move proact.... Read More

Exchange Club Provides Stuffed Animals to Emergency Agencies

Nov 08, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

Two hundred small stuff animals from Kohls Cares were recently donated by the Exchange Club of Murfreesboro to the Rutherford County Sheriff Office, Rutherford County Fire Res.... Read More

Rutherford County EMS of the Year Honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro

Oct 07, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Alice Swinford, Paramedic, was honored by The Exchange Club of Murfreesboro on Wednesday October 6, 2021 as the Rutherford County EMS of the year at a special luncheon at Thro.... Read More

National Preparedness Month: Emergencies more frequent, larger due to climate change — get ready now

Sep 06, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

The impact of climate change is being felt by families across the country as we see more intense storms, heavier rain, higher temperatures, severe droughts and recor.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services Promotes Two to Captain

Jul 14, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) announced Tuesday the promotion of Josh Wright and Mike Johnson to Captain.“Josh Wright.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Communications District - National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Since being officially designated by Congress in 1991, public safety agencies across the country have recognized the instrumental role played by 911 t.... Read More

Emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by the COVID pandemic

Jan 25, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has been keeping up with funding that is available to troubled businesses, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Chamber most recently re.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Names New Director of Emergency Department

Jan 11, 2021 at 12:09 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TENN. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to introduce Doris Price, DNP, MSN, RN, NE-BC, as its new Director of the Emergency Department.&nbs.... Read More

UPDATE: The 911 System was Down in Rutherford County and Beyond - How was it Handled?

Jan 01, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

On Christmas day the bomb in Nashville wreaked havoc on communities across Middle Tennessee, due to 9-1-1 lines being disabled. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron stated....... Read More

Tennessee Sends Resources to Florida for Hurricane Sally Response

Sep 17, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The State of Tennessee deployed urban search and rescue resources to Florida today to support emergency officials and the on-going Hurricane Sally response.The team was origin.... Read More

RCECD 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center to be Named After John D. Hood

Sep 09, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Communications District’s (RCECD) 9-1-1 Administration and Training Center will be displaying a new name on Frida.... Read More

Meeting to Discuss Emergency Services in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County

Aug 31, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

The City of Murfreesboro will hold a Public Meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Emergency Services.While little has.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Looking to Privatize Ambulance Service

Jul 30, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the City of Murfreesboro looking to form their own ambulance service.Mayor Bill Ketron told WGNS this week…Murfreesboro has a short list of 5 bids.... Read More