Rutherford County

Murfreesboro Neighborhoods Come Together to Fight Crime with Technology

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

Several neighborhoods are so serious about protecting their streets and children who often enjoy riding their bikes on their dead-end street, that neighbors came together to f.... Read More

The Battle of Weight Loss in Rutherford County and Far Beyond

Apr 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

For many, weight loss is tough and diets can be challenging, but the reward at the end of the battle is rewarding. Losing weight can equal not only a better quality of life, b.... Read More

UPDATE: ATF Offers Reward in Rutherford County, TN Gun Theft Case

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — We have more news on a firearms heist that happened in LaVergne on Monday, April 12th. Now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiv.... Read More

TN General Assembly passes bill aiming to curb catalytic converter thefts

Apr 15, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

In past news stories you have likely heard about catalytic converter thefts throughout Rutherford County. A catalytic converter is part of a vehicles exhaust system that.... Read More

Operation 40 to 40 this Friday - Speeding Citations and More in Rutherford County and Beyond

Apr 14, 2021 at 04:43 pm by WGNS

Drivers driving at excessive speeds on Interstate 840 may expect traffic citations during Operation 40 to 40 from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. THIS Friday from Dickson County to Wilson Co.... Read More

The Landfill in Rutherford County Could Be Majorly EXPANDED?

Apr 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

There is a large amount of garbage being dumped into the Middle Point Landfill that is located in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County, which means the life of the landfi.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:59 am by WGNS

As announced on Tuesday, the Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Communications District - National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Since being officially designated by Congress in 1991, public safety agencies across the country have recognized the instrumental role played by 911 t.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Youth Suicide Prevention Training for Parents

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are teaming up with Trustpoint Hospital in Murfreesboro for an important seminar geared towards parents.The event will provide youth suicide prev.... Read More

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center announces 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:08 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Supervisor Elizabeth Stubblefield has been named 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year for her.... Read More

Walter Hill Elementary Precautionary Evacuation due to Gas Leak

Apr 13, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

James Evans, spokesperson with the Rutherford County Schools, notified parents of Walter Hill School Students on Tuesday about a gas leak. The gas leak was reported outsi.... Read More

Appeal Denied Again for Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Last year, WGNS told you about a convicted rapist who filed an appeal asking for post-conviction relief, but was denied. The registered sex offender then filed another appeal,.... 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

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

Christiana Elementary student wins honorable mention for original bookmark design

Apr 09, 2021 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

Christiana Elementary second-grader Amelia Bond received an honorable mention in the primary division for this year’s Tennessee Association of School Librarians annual b.... 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

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

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

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