Rutherford County

Doors of Hope Helping Women after Release from Prison or Jail in Rutherford County

Oct 22, 2020 at 11:52 am by WGNS

The annual Doors of Hope Firefly Super was virtual this year, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, that does not stop what the local non-profit stands for and fights for. Th.... Read More

LATEST Unemployment Numbers Dealing with COVID-19 in Rutherford Co. and Tennessee

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:32 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are down again, after a slight rise the previous week.The latest numbers closed the week out on October 17th with 9,873 NEW unemployme.... Read More

BACK UP AND RUNNING: Rutherford County Assessors Office and MORE - WERE OFFLINE due to Cut Fiber

Oct 21, 2020 at 09:16 am by WGNS

Several downtown Murfreesboro government buildings operated by Rutherford County were closed due to a cut fiber line. The line equaled down computers, phonelines and more. How.... Read More

New Electric Program Let's Consumer Buy Renewable Enerergy for your Home Locally

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:02 am by WGNS

Green Switch 100 is something new that is being offered to Middle Tennessee Electric customers in Rutherford County. MTEMC's Tim Sudduth explains…Sudduth told WGNS what.... Read More

Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins AGAIN

Oct 20, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Rutherford County Con.... Read More

Rutherford County man Tied to Nashville Shooting Death

Oct 20, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the death of a man who was killed in Nashville late last week. The fatal shooting investigation shows that Pierre Burns Jr. of La Vergne and the victim a.... Read More

Five Apply for 16th Judicial District Circuit Court Vacancy in Rutherford County

Oct 19, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court judge vacancy in the 16th judicial district, which includes Rutherford and Cannon coun.... Read More

Senate Candidate Offers Solution for Tennessee Economic Recovery

Oct 19, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Press Release from Yomi “Fapas” Faparusi: Independent Senate Candidate, Yomi “Fapas” Faparusi, provides his opinion on the issue of helping Tennesseans.... Read More

Transforming Attitudes and Actions Thursday, October 29

Oct 15, 2020 at 09:31 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce asks, "What makes a strong culture?" Workplace culture determines how employees see themselves as part of the organization, how they.... Read More

406 N Academy Homeowners and Tax Abatement Program Recipients Finish Home Renovations

Oct 15, 2020 at 09:12 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Alan and Beth Morris, owners of 406 N Academy and the second recipients of the Rutherford County Tax Abatement Program, recently finished renovatio.... Read More

Up to 1,000 New Jobs in LaVergne

Oct 14, 2020 at 09:17 am by WGNS

New jobs are aimed at the LaVergne area of Rutherford County. With more, here’s WGNS’ Ron Jordan…“More than one-thousand new jobs are coming to La Ver.... Read More

Convicted Rutherford County Sex Offender Denied Post Conviction Relief

Oct 14, 2020 at 07:42 am by WGNS

A 2018 guilty plea filed in a Rutherford County Courtroom went before the Criminal Court of Appeals court in Nashville. Kyle Richard Freemon, who plead guilty to sexual batter.... Read More

Convicted Child Rapist in Rutherford County Denied Appeal in Court Conviction

Oct 13, 2020 at 10:11 am by WGNS

A man convicted in Rutherford County on three counts of “Rape of a Child,” filed an appeal with the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals. Jorge Pena is currently se.... Read More

UPDATE: Middle Point Landfill Smells and Finding a Solution to Rutherford County Waste

Oct 12, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

3.7 Thousand tons of waste is taken into the Middle Point Landfill annually in Rutherford County. The Walter Hill site includes 808 acres of land with 260 gas wells and 10 gro.... Read More

Early Voting Starts This Week on Wednesday

Oct 12, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s generous early voting period for the upcoming State and Federal General Election begins this week on Wednesday, Oct. 14th, and runs Monday to Saturday until.... Read More

The Price of Corn and the Agriculture Market Report

Oct 09, 2020 at 09:34 am by WGNS

Corn has multiple applications... it can be used for not only food, but also in the production of ethanol, deodorant, cough drops and more.The price of corn is “Per Bush.... Read More

Murfreesboro man shot and killed in Antioch after picking up food for his girlfriend

Oct 08, 2020 at 01:54 pm by WGNS

In Antioch, the man who was killed on Wednesday night has been identified as Martarias McCullough. The 30-year old victim lived in Murfreesboro.Reports indicate McCullough was.... Read More

UPDATE: Porch Pirate in Murfreesboro has Yet to be Caught!

Oct 08, 2020 at 01:28 pm by WGNS

Stealing from people is nothing new, but those who steal seem to be getting a little more brazen. Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer Larry Flowers told WGNS NEWS t.... Read More

Unemployment Claims in Tennessee

Oct 08, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

The numbers of new persons filing for unemployment in Tennessee is up slightly compared to the previous week. During the week closing on October 3, 2020, there were 9,839 new.... Read More

Finding a Company to Recycle and Accept Trash of Rutherford County

Oct 06, 2020 at 12:10 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Government is currently in the midst of not only seeking proposals from waste and recycling companies, but also determining what would be the best option for.... Read More