Child Rape Suspect in Murfreesboro Case Found Dead in Orange Beach

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:57 am by WGNS

A suspect in a Murfreesboro child rape case has been found dead in Orange Beach, Alabama.Dane Appalsammy was found dead outside of a resort hotel in Orange Beach on Sunday mor.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Informs Community About FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths.Ruth.... Read More

Suspect in Lebanon, TN Double Murder found Dead in Nashville

Apr 12, 2021 at 10:44 am by WGNS

See the updated story HERE PREVIOUS NEWS STORY:In nearby Lebanon, TN, two people are dead following a shooting that took place on Monday morning.Suspect Shaun R. Varsos e.... Read More

Convicted Rutherford County Sex Offender Appeals his 10-Year Prison Sentence - Courts Denied Appeal

Apr 12, 2021 at 07:29 am by WGNS

There has been an appeal filed with the courts in a local rape case… a rape that took place five years ago.In 2016, a Lascassas man was indicted on three counts of aggr.... Read More

Average Fuel Prices and Possible Changes for April 12, 2021

Apr 12, 2021 at 06:40 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.66/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas price.... Read More

COMING UP: Secure Your ID Day in Murfreesboro - Document Shredding

Apr 09, 2021 at 02:51 pm by WGNS

Better Business Bureau of Middle TN will host Secure Your ID Day, a document shredding event aimed to increase public awareness about identity theft prevention. On Saturday, A.... Read More

Tennessee State Library and Archives to Host Open House for New Building

Apr 09, 2021 at 02:48 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee State Library and Archives is hosting an open house on Tuesday, April 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CDT in their new building on Bicentennial Mall at the intersection.... Read More

Local College Students to have a Shot at Getting their COVID-19 Vaccination

Apr 09, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University students are being encouraged to not miss a special on-campus opportunity to receive the COVID-19 vaccine wi.... Read More

Oakland's Mansion and Uncovering Historic Information on Slavery in Murfreesboro

Apr 08, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

Oakland's Mansion has been a museum for over 60-years in Murfreesboro. The historic home allows visitors to step back into time and gain a better understanding of what life wa.... Read More

Law Enforcement Related Deaths in Tennessee

Apr 08, 2021 at 01:22 pm by WGNS

On Thursday (4/8/21), the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation released a comprehensive study detailing law enforcement-related deaths that occurred in the state in calendar year.... Read More

UPDATE: Tennessee State House Passes Resolution to Term Limit Congress

Apr 08, 2021 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

Thursday, the Tennessee House of Representatives passed HJR8, a resolution declaring that the state legislature seeks to join other states in proposing an amendment to the U.S.... Read More

La Vergne Board Appoints New Alderman, Vice Mayor at Regular Meeting

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:52 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) The La Vergne Board of Mayor and Aldermen appointed Magen Honeycutt to the board as a new alderman at the beginning of the regular meeting on April 6.Alderm.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System expands COVID-19 vaccines to all Veterans, caregivers, and spouses under SAVE LIVES Act

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:41 pm by WGNS

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is offering COVID-19 vaccines to all Veterans, caregivers, spouses, and select beneficiaries identified in the SAVE LIVES Act.... Read More

Child Abuse Cases Increase as COVID Dies Down in Rutherford County

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:49 pm by WGNS

Now that most children are back in school, Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport said that there has been an increase in child sexual abuse reports....D.... Read More

Reward Offered in Locating Truck that was Stolen Monday in Coffee County

Apr 07, 2021 at 11:03 am by WGNS

The Coffee County Sheriff’s Department in nearby Manchester, TN is asking for help in locating a stolen truck and say that a reward is being offered in the case. Ac.... Read More

Over 4,000 Children in Our Area are in need of Foster Parents

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Foster parents are in low supply right now, partly due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. But, there is no shortage of children in need of a loving family in Rutherford County&.... Read More

Local Non-Profits like Barnabas Vision Need Your Help

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

A local non-profit that works hard to help the less fortunate in Rutherford County is turning the big “1-0” (ten)! Barnabas Vision is celebrating their 10th annive.... Read More

Robbery in LaVergne, TN Tuesday Night

Apr 06, 2021 at 09:53 pm by WGNS

The La Vergne Police Department is hoping someone can help identify an armed robbery subject. The male produced a handgun at the Dollar General store on Fergus Road and took m.... Read More

REMINDER: Rutherford County Schools Searching for New Teachers to Hire - Signing Bonus for Some Subjects

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:51 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are in need of teachers.Multiple positions are available for educators in pre-K grades through the 12th grade.The county schools are also offerin.... Read More

REMINDER FOR CAR ENTHUSIAST: MTSU Helping with Indycar Race in Downtown Nashville

Apr 06, 2021 at 08:47 pm by WGNS

Indycar racing will soon be in Middle Tennessee and our local university is involved in the race. The cars will zoom through the city streets of downtown Nashville with the in.... Read More