Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Offers Thanksgiving Holiday Safety Tips (With Video)

Nov 22, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(November 19, 2021) Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering Thanksgiving holiday safety tips ahead of next week’s festivities.&ldquo.... Read More

Rained Out: Vehicle Safety Systems Struggle in Bad Weather

Oct 14, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

New research from AAA finds that moderate to heavy rain affects a vehicle safety system’s ability to “see”, which may result in performance issues.During clo.... Read More

Lascassas Elementary one of multiple schools that recently conducted school safety drills

Oct 04, 2021 at 04:15 pm by WGNS

Teachers locked their children in classrooms when educational assistant Joanna Jones called a “Code Yellow” during a school safety drill Tuesday at Lascassas Eleme.... Read More

ÔÇťOperation 35% Illegal Window Tint Enforcement" took place in Murfreesboro this past week

Sep 22, 2021 at 08:44 pm by WGNS

UPDATE - Number of Citations Written Released to WGNS NEWS: Murfreesboro Police and the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force recently cracked down on those who had wind.... Read More

Local school's to hold safety drills for an active shooter and more on September 27th

Sep 16, 2021 at 05:44 pm by WGNS

Being a school resource officer has changed over the years and more than likely, what they train for in schools today, would not have been imaginable in the 1980's and perha.... Read More

Trio of public health and safety buildings slated for Rockvale, Christiana, Walter Hill campuses

Aug 18, 2021 at 07:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School Board unanimously approved a request from the County Commission’s Public Safety Committee to build a trio public health and safety buildings.... Read More

Fire Chief Recommends Having an Exit Plan From Hotel Room When on Vacation

Jul 06, 2021 at 09:44 am by WGNS

Summer is the time for family vacations and one of the top destinations searched for online...  the Outer Banks of North Carolina, according to a 2020 article in Forbes m.... Read More

Saint Thomas Rutherford releases Firework Safety Tips

Jun 30, 2021 at 08:41 am by WGNS

From barbecues and cooling off by the pool to scenic firework shows, the Fourth of July often means a fun-filled day for Middle Tennessee families. However, patriotic fun can.... Read More

UPDATE: More News on the Future of the Low-Head Dam behind the Sam Davis Home and Near Smyrna Elementary School

May 25, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS

Talks continue over what to do with a low-head dam that is in disrepair. The location of the structure that was built in 1939 is directly behind the historic Sam Davis Home an.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Traffic Safety Task Force has Boating Safety Event for Memorial Day

May 25, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

People operating boats while intoxicated may endanger people enjoying Memorial Day weekend on Percy Priest Lake and boat ramps, a Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force m.... Read More

Spring Storms and Tornado Safety from the American Red Cross

Mar 17, 2021 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

As spring approaches and the days begin to warm, the threat of strong spring storms is very real across Tennessee. March marks the beginning of spring storm and tornado season.... Read More

This Week is Child Passenger Safety Week

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13 in America. The Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) strives to reduce serious injuries and fata.... Read More

New report finds 41.0% killed in Tennessee car accidents weren't wearing seat belts

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:00 am by scott

The number of motor vehicle fatalities has been trending down for decades, driven in large part by more people wearing seat belts. In 2004, more than 19,000 occupants killed i.... Read More