Rutherford County teachers complete ‘Gifted Academy’ - And news on gifted students

Aug 02, 2022 at 02:47 pm by WGNS

Twenty-two teachers from Rutherford County attended the "Gifted Academy" in July – a collaboration between Rutherford County Schools and Murfreesboro City Schools. The.... Read More

33.3% of Rutherford County Drivers Involved in Serious Injury or Fatal Accidents This Year were Using Drugs, Alcohol or were Drowsy

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:15 am by WGNS

A national survey - conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety - reveals many Americans admit to taking one or more potentially impairing medications before getting be.... Read More

Total Number of Fatal Accidents (Year to Date) in Rutherford County Stands at 16 - Law Enforcement to Crack Down on Speeders This Week

Jul 18, 2022 at 11:55 am by WGNS

Increases of traffic crashes on New Salem Highway prompted the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force to focus on speeding drivers Monday, a Murfreesboro Police lieutenan.... Read More

Bedford County Man Facing Multiple Charges that Include Rape of a Child and Aggravated Sexual Battery

Jul 18, 2022 at 10:51 am by WGNS

A Bedford County resident remains in custody as the result of an ongoing investigation into child sex abuse allegations that were filed last month on June 7, 2022. S.... Read More

STUDY: Men 3X more likely than women to be involved in fatal distracted driving crashes in Tennessee

Jul 15, 2022 at 12:13 pm by WGNS

A recent study conducted by Zutobi shows that men in Tennessee are nearly three times more likely than women to be involved in a fatal crash that involves distracted driving..... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Charges 58-Year-Old with First Degree Murder

Jul 08, 2022 at 07:10 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: As of Friday evening (07/08/22), the man arrested for a murder that occured this past Wednesday in Christiana, Tennessee remains behind bars. 54-Year-old Jeffery.... Read More
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UPDATE: Truck spilled macaroni and cheese all over I-24 in Murfreesboro area

Jun 20, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS

Macaroni and cheese were all over the interstate this past weekend - - it happened early Sunday morning (06/19/22) on Interstate 24 East in the Murfreesboro area….... Read More

Real Estate Madman David Estes

Jun 10, 2022 at 09:06 am by Producer

Realtor David Estes from the Smyrna Parks Realty office talks about real estate in Rutherford County in today’s market on Friday, 06/10/22.  Topics Covered: 1. Wh.... Read More

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