May is Wine and Grape Month in Tennessee - Visit a Vineyard in the Rutherford County Area

May 06, 2022 at 07:19 pm by WGNS

(Rutherford County, Tenn.)  A growing agricultural sector is being highlighted this month with a proclamation by Gov. Bill Lee. According to the proclamation, May is Wine.... Read More

Violations during Increased Patrol on Good Friday along South Church Street (Shelbyville Hwy)

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

(UPDATED) MURFREESBORO, Tenn. —  On Good Friday (04/15/22), the Rutherford Co. Traffic Safety Task Force spent a good part of their day on South Church Street, whic.... Read More

UPDATE: Two of Three Suspects in the Murder of Christiana Resident Terry Barber found GUILTY - Third Suspect Case Pending

Apr 12, 2022 at 07:41 am by WGNS

Two of three suspects in the murder of Christiana resident Terry Barber have been convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom.  On June 26, 2019, Deputies with the Rutherf.... Read More

Shelbyville Police Officer injured during traffic stop - Suspect allegedly reversed his vehicle to ram patrol car

Apr 11, 2022 at 06:06 pm by WGNS

In nearby Shelbyville, a police officer was injured during an attempted traffic stop.Just before midnight this past Thursday, Officer Letisia Diaz was patrolling Madison Stree.... Read More

MURFREESBORO POLICE: Recent rash of vehicle burglaries - police remind citizens to lock vehicles, remove guns and valuables

Apr 08, 2022 at 02:40 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.- Murfreesboro Police “Crimes Against Property” detectives are urging residents to lock their vehicles and remove valuables after multiple car b.... Read More

Students compete in Rutherford County Schools Math Competition

Apr 06, 2022 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

Winners of the recent Desmos Art Competition and In-Person Math Contest have been decided. The math-centric competition was opened to all students, as well as teachers fo.... Read More

Read Announces His Bid For Re-election to Rutherford County Commission

Apr 01, 2022 at 07:01 am by WGNS

County Commissioner Pettus Read is once again seeking the County Commission seat for District 8, which makes up the southwestern area of Rutherford County including all of Eag.... Read More

Shelbyville Police Department needs help identifying a "Person of interest"

Mar 23, 2022 at 02:00 pm by WGNS

A short drive down Highway 231 South in Bedford County, the Shelbyville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying a subject who was captured on.... Read More

Theft of Check Card numbers lead to Rutherford County resident falling victim to a "Coinbase" Money Transfer

Mar 22, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

A local resident in the Barfield Community recently fell victim to a scam involving a “Coinbase” money transfer that totaled close to $1,300. The money was taken f.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire and Rescue Responds to Chimney Fire on Shelbyville Highway

Mar 15, 2022 at 04:25 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN — Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) responded to a chimney fire at a home located on the 3000 block of Shelbyville Highway Tuesday morning aroun.... Read More

Rutherford County woman threatened to be jailed over jury duty in SCAM phone call

Mar 10, 2022 at 01:42 pm by WGNS

WGNS has another update to a scam troubling local residents. In this case, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office advises potential victims to “Beware of a jury duty s.... Read More

Murder Trial involving the death of a Christiana resident to be held this month

Mar 07, 2022 at 10:16 am by WGNS

Two of three suspects accused of killing Christiana resident Terry Barber will be on trial this month in Rutherford County.District Attorney Jennings Jones stated…Barbe.... Read More
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No injuries in Train Vs. Vehicle accident on Rucker Road Friday

Mar 06, 2022 at 11:12 am by WGNS

(Click above picture to see more photos) Rutherford County Fire and Rescue, Emergency Medical Services, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and the Highway Patrol all.... Read More

Littering of old tires in the Christiana area of Rutherford County (with video)

Mar 03, 2022 at 02:02 pm by WGNS

Another littering case was caught on camera in Rutherford County. This time, the trash drop-off occurred in the Christiana area, near Interstate 24.The Rutherford County Sheri.... Read More
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Flooding equaled multiple road closures - Two motorist cited for Reckless Driving after ignoring Deputies

Feb 25, 2022 at 10:15 am by WGNS

Area roadways near creeks and rivers saw an increase in flooding, which led to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office shutting down up to 21-streets on Thursday and Frid.... Read More

Rutherford County Teenager Remains Missing Since Last Tuesday (02/15/2022)

Feb 21, 2022 at 07:36 am by WGNS

A teen that was reported missing this past week is still missing.16-Year-old Cameron Chase Allen was last seen on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. The Rutherford County teenager wa.... Read More

Schools Closed Early on Thursday out of Safety Concerns for Local School Buses as Wind Speeds Reached 45 MPH Between 3PM and 4:50PM

Feb 18, 2022 at 07:27 am by WGNS

High winds were the biggest concern going into Thursday (yesterday, 2/17/22), as both Rutherford County and Murfreesboro City Schools announced that they’d be closing th.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Asks, "Do you recognize this truck?"

Feb 16, 2022 at 05:19 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office is asking area residents if they can help identify a truck or perhaps the name of the subject who was driving the pickup? Apparently,.... Read More

Teen Dating Violence and Prevention - Rutherford / Cannon County Child Advocacy Center says to “Talk About It!”

Feb 14, 2022 at 02:45 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month, and the Child Advocacy Center wants you to, “Talk About It!” with your teens. Preventio.... Read More

Free Food Giveaway and Free COVID Testing on Thursday Morning

Feb 02, 2022 at 05:19 pm by WGNS

A food giveaway will take place on Thursday morning (2/3/2022) in Murfreesboro. For those who have fallen on hard times throughout the COVID Pandemic, free food items will b.... Read More