Rutherford County

    Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services Promotes Three to Lieutenant

    Aug 04, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

    Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services (RCEMS) promoted three to lieutenant this week.RCEMS Director Carl Hudgens announced Monday that Chris.... Read More

    Riverdale High set to honor former principal; football program will name indoor facility ‘Hulon Watson Football Fieldhouse’

    Aug 03, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

    There was a time when you did not have to listen closely to hear the traffic behind Riverdale High School whisking by on I-24.When the school opened in Fall 1972, not much was.... Read More

    Siegel Middle, Siegel High and Stewarts Creek High Beta Club members place at national competition

    Aug 02, 2021 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

    All their springtime work paid off for the Beta club members from Siegel Middle with a pair of top five finishes at the National Beta Convention, including first place in the.... Read More

    Tourism Recovery Continues in Rutherford County

    Aug 02, 2021 at 11:12 am by WGNS

    The Chamber of Commerce reports continued recovery in tourism, after the height of the COVID Pandemic hit communities like Rutherford County, Tennessee. The numbers are in and.... Read More

    FUN This Saturday on the Murfreesboro Square and a One-Room School House Exhibit

    Aug 02, 2021 at 09:19 am by WGNS

    Most people have never seen a one-room schoolhouse, but that was the reality in the 1800’s and into the 1900’s. This Saturday on August 7th, local residents will h.... Read More

    Smyrna High School Alum competing at the Olympic Games in Tokyo

    Jul 30, 2021 at 07:59 pm by WGNS

    Call it a dream come true for Michael Hicks.Well, sort of.As a young boy, the Smyrna native dreamt of playing basketball. However, in his wildest imagination, he could have ne.... Read More

    New Principal named at Lascassas Elementary

    Jul 29, 2021 at 04:50 pm by WGNS

    “People.” It was a simple yet very meaningful reply when Randall D. Uptain was asked what he is looking forward to most in his return to Lascassas. “The.... Read More

    Celebration – Creative Voices, Creative Visions

    Jul 29, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

    The MTSU Department of Art and Design announces a juried exhibition of regional, national, and international artists that embraces the extensive breadth and depth of arti.... Read More

    Happy 10th Anniversary to Local Non-Profit Barnabas Vision

    Jul 29, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

    Barnabas Vision, a local non-profit in Murfreesboro, is celebrating their 10th anniversary this August. David and Marie Coggin, founders of the organization, told WGNS NEWS&he.... Read More

    Free meals for Rutherford County students will continue this year

    Jul 29, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

    For the second consecutive school year, all students enrolled in Rutherford County Schools will be served breakfast and lunch at no cost to their families.The continuation of.... Read More

    “BACK IN TIME: BACK TO SCHOOL” The Story of the One-Room School House

    Jul 29, 2021 at 08:51 am by WGNS

    Saturday, August 7th from 9-12pm during the Main Street Market in Downtown Murfreesboro, there will be a “Back to School Party”. Shacklett’s Photography will.... Read More

    Rutherford County Democratic Party Biennial Reorganization Convention on August 14th

    Jul 28, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

    The Rutherford County Democratic Party will hold a Biennial Reorganization Convention to elect new leaders on Saturday, August 14, 2021. The meeting will take place at Barfiel.... Read More

    Rutherford County Schools: ‘Students helping students’

    Jul 28, 2021 at 08:47 am by WGNS

    Ashley Huerta was one of 440 high school students who participated in the traditional summer school program. The soon-to-be-junior at Smyrna High School was enrolled in h.... Read More

    Rutherford County, TN Population will likely be the 3rd Largest in Tennessee by year 2050

    Jul 27, 2021 at 01:00 pm by WGNS

    Rutherford County continues to grow and experts say that the county will likely be named as the third largest in the state by year 2050. Currently, the title of third largest.... Read More

    Leadership Rutherford Class of 2022 Announced

    Jul 27, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

    (Rutherford County, Tenn.) – Leadership Rutherford (LR) welcomed 40 members to the upcoming class of 2022. The announcement comes after the program was forced to ta.... Read More

    North Carolina Woman Charged with Solicitation of Minor to Observe Sexual Conduct by Rutherford County Detective

    Jul 26, 2021 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

    A North Carolina woman was charged with three sexual-related charges of a 15-year-old Rutherford County juvenile she met online, a sheriff’s detective said.Christie Wigh.... Read More

    Rutherford County Sheriff's Office on Lookout for Subject in Silver Chevy Pick-up

    Jul 26, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

    The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office aims to track down the driver of a silver Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck accused of breaking into storage units.The Sheriff's Offic.... Read More

    Helping Others in Hard Times - Interview with Founders of Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro

    Jul 23, 2021 at 03:18 pm by WGNS

    WGNS' Scott Walker had a conversation with David and Marie Coggin, founders of Barnabas Vision in Murfreesboro, about helping others and how the COVID Pandemic expanded who th.... Read More

    LGBTQ BoroPride Festival to take place in Murfreesboro on August 21st

    Jul 23, 2021 at 02:54 pm by WGNS

    This August will mark the 6th anniversary for a BoroPride festival to be held in Murfreesboro. WGNS spoke to Veronica Paige who told us a few details that highlight the upcomi.... Read More

    UPDATE: Child that was "Missing and Endangered" was located by K9 "Fred"

    Jul 23, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

    This past May, a 6-year-old child was reported as missing and endangered.That was Rutherford County K9 Deputy Richard Tidwell who headed to DeKalb County on his day off, to.... Read More