Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Urges Residents to Practice Fireplace Safety

Nov 23, 2021 at 03:41 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Fireplaces and chimneys represent a significant source of home heating fires.Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) is offering safety tips to.... Read More

10 Residents Displaced By Sunday Morning Blaze

Nov 14, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Smyrna Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a structure fire in the 100 block of Mitchell Drive around 9:37 Sunday morning (11/14/2021). U.... Read More

UPDATE: Trial for the murder of Terry Barber Scheduled for 2022

Nov 08, 2021 at 02:12 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones will represent the State in a murder trial scheduled to take place in March of 2022. The trial involves the death of forme.... Read More

UPDATE: Thursday Morning Accident on 231 South Possibly Caused by Motorist on Phone

Sep 23, 2021 at 06:35 pm by WGNS

WGNS has an update to an accident that was reported on Thursday morning in Christiana. The driver of a Dodge sedan was coming from the Murfreesboro area and traveling towar.... 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

Suspects Riding Stolen 4-Wheelers When Arrested

Aug 14, 2021 at 09:14 am by WGNS

(CHRISTIANA, TN)   As Rutherford and Williamson County Sheriff Deputies were preparing to serve a search warrant, Don E. Griffith, Jr. allegedly rode by his Bell Buc.... Read More

Theft in Christiana - Have You Seen This Truck?

Jun 14, 2021 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

Do you recognize this truck?The driver of the truck may be a suspect in a theft of property case that occured on May 29th at Miller Road in Christiana, according to.... Read More

UPCOMING EVENTS: Decoration Day, The Healing Field and More to take place in Rutherford County, TN

May 13, 2021 at 06:33 am by WGNS

Decoration Day will take place at a community cemetery on Sunday, June 6th in the Midland area. Phillip Ryan, who lives in Midland, will be the guest speaker at the Smotherman.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Searched for a Wanted Man in Christiana Area Thursday

Apr 08, 2021 at 03:32 pm by WGNS

Christiana Elementary and Middle Schools were placed on lock-down Thursday as the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office worked to nab a wanted man.Evidently, the Sheriff's Office.... Read More

COLD CASE: Murder Victim Found at his Christiana Home, Relative Calls Funeral Home First and Not the Sheriff's Office

Mar 08, 2021 at 04:11 pm by WGNS

A murder that took place on January 16, 1980 remains unsolved and detectives are trying to figure out who had a motive to kill a recently retired Christiana postmaster. That.... Read More

Rutherford County Firefighters Save Dogs from Sinkhole

Feb 15, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue crews saved two small dogs stuck in a sinkhole on Yeargan Road around noon on Saturday.The sinkhole was around eight&.... Read More

UPDATE: Estranged husband charged in wife's murder - Victim found deceased on roadside in Christiana

Feb 15, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

A man who is accused of murdering his wife on December 28, 2020 will soon appear in court. Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones stated…The day that 29-yea.... Read More

Continued Talks about Zoning Changes for a new Elementary School in Christiana

Jan 26, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

Rezoning continues to be discussed by the Rutherford County School Board as the county nears the opening date of Plainview Elementary School in Christiana.The students that wi.... Read More

UPDATE: 2019 Murder of Terry Barber in Christiana Case to Go Before Circuit Court This March

Jan 13, 2021 at 10:48 am by WGNS

WGNS has an important update in the 2019 murder of long-time Christiana resident Terry Barber.Rutherford County District Attorney Jennings Jones recaps what happened to Barber.... Read More

Plainview Elementary School set to open in August 2021

Dec 02, 2020 at 08:23 am by WGNS

A new school in Rutherford County will be open for the next school year. Plainview Elementary School near the Plainview Road and Sledge Road intersection is currently under co.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies Save the Life of a Man in Christiana Area

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Three men teamed up to save an unconscious driver’s life inside a running vehicle Tuesday near the Dollar General store on Epps Mill Road in Christiana, sheriff’s.... Read More

UPDATE: Terry Barber Murder Case will Head to Court in 2021 - Four are Facing Charges

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:01 pm by WGNS

4 People are facing murder charges for a death that took place in the Christiana area in 2019. Rutherford County Assistant District Attorney Trevor Lynch updated WGNS NEWS on.... Read More

Voting to Allow "For" or "Against" Liquor by the Drink in places like Christiana and Lascassas

Oct 26, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

A special referendum will be seen on the ballot in Rutherford County for voters who live outside of local cities. Election Commissioner Alan Farley told WGNS...Again, the refe.... Read More

Christiana Middle School Changes In Class Opening Day to Aug. 24th Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests

Aug 10, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Christiana Middle School will not open as scheduled this Thursday (8/13/2020) due to 2 employees at the school testing positive for COVID-19. Reports indicate that 2 additiona.... Read More