Rutherford County

Smyrna High School Athletics Hall of Fame Inducts 3 New Members

Sep 30, 2022 at 04:05 pm by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TN) Smyrna High School will be enshrining three individuals and two teams into their athletic hall of fame on October 15, 2022. Philip Shadowens and Pierre Lyons will.... Read More

MTSU’s Political Economy Research Institute helps launch academic conference to advance research on race, discrimination

Sep 30, 2022 at 02:04 pm by WGNS News

Sponsored in part by the Political Economy Research Institute at Middle Tennessee State University, the first Dr. Harold A. Black Academic Conference took place at the histori.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Couple Presented Award to Healthcare Heroes Who Saved Daughter's Life

Sep 30, 2022 at 01:53 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) As NICU Awareness month comes to a close, former Ascension Saint Thomas Rutheford patient Averi Bates and her husband, Samuel Bates, returned to the ho.... Read More

UPDATE: Name of Wednesday Night Shooting Victim in Murfreesboro Released

Sep 30, 2022 at 01:07 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The victim in Wednesday night's fatal shooting that took place in the parking lot of McDonald’s has been identified as 24-year-old Kevin.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric participates in event honoring veterans

Sep 30, 2022 at 10:14 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Volunteers from Middle Tennessee Electric’s vegetation management team and the community worked to trim trees and vegetation at Stones River N.... Read More

Smyrna Police Trying to Determine Identity of Suspects in Stolen Spirits Case

Sep 29, 2022 at 09:43 pm by WGNS News

  (Smyrna, TN) Here's a story to lift your spirits... In Smyrna, the police department has released images captured on an in-store security camera of two and possibly th.... Read More

The Center for the Arts Presents The Rocky Horror Show

Sep 29, 2022 at 08:35 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The Rocky Horror Show is set to open Friday, October 7, at The Center for the Arts. Director Keri Boe shares, “As with any st.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Team to Participate in Special Olympics Flag Football Tournament

Sep 29, 2022 at 06:21 pm by WGNS News

(Middle Tennessee) For the first time since 2019, over 200 Special Olympics Tennessee athletes and Unified Partners representing 19 teams will compete in the Special Olympics.... Read More

Commentary: Sports Reporting and News Reporting - Are they the same? MTSU Professor Dives into This Puzzling Question

Sep 29, 2022 at 02:48 pm by WGNS News

  Sports reporting... is it the same as traditional news reporting? In most ways – Yes. However, there are some items that may come out a little differently, altho.... Read More

Walk 4 Water to be held in Smyrna, TN October 16th

Sep 29, 2022 at 10:22 am by WGNS News

A special walk will be held for something that most of us don’t think twice about, even as we use this powerful life-saving resource daily - - Water. Healing Hands Inter.... Read More

Fatal Wednesday Night Shooting At McDonald's

Sep 29, 2022 at 06:33 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) At 11:41PM Wednesday (9/28/2022) night, Murfreesboro Police responded to a fatal shooting at McDonald's Restaurant on South Rutherford Boulevard (1716.... Read More

Newly Elected Mayor Speculates Landfill in Rutherford County Could Close Within 3-Years

Sep 28, 2022 at 11:03 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill may have a shorter lifespan than expected. During a report filed less than a year ago, it was in.... Read More

Alcohol is Not the Only Factor in the Climbing Number of DUI Arrests Made in Rutherford County

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:00 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY TN) – Last year, Tennessee Law Enforcement Officers made 18,757 DUI arrests statewide, which is a 3.03% increase compared to 2020. In Rutherford.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Crews Head Into South Carolina as Hurricane Ian Wreaks Havoc

Sep 28, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Crews from Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) are answering the call of duty by helping nearby states deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian..... Read More

Suspect charged with Attempted First-Degree Murder

Sep 28, 2022 at 04:59 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County,  TN) A suspect accused of shooting a Rutherford County man was arrested Wednesday by Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies and detectives. Suspe.... Read More

Missing / Runaway Teen Has Been Located: She is safe!

Sep 27, 2022 at 10:30 pm by WGNS News

UPDATE: MPD Public Information Officer Larry Flowers confirmed, “Good News! 14-year-old Kaliyah Franks has been found. She is safe!” PREVIOUS NEWS STORY - (MURFRE.... Read More

MTSU's lifesaving blood-drive rivalry with WKU returns Oct. 3-5 for lucky 13th year

Sep 27, 2022 at 04:39 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University supporters have poured out their True Blue love and helped save as many as 17,000 lives .... Read More

From Chattanooga to Surgery in Murfreesboro - Duo Celebrates New Jobs and Wedding Anniversary this Fall

Sep 27, 2022 at 02:15 pm by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) Three years ago on September 21, 2019, Dr. Nadine Rampp and Dr. Bobby Rampp declared their love for each other and married in Chattanooga, Tennessee. A.... Read More

Amelia’s Closet to hold Project ReStyle Fashion Show and Competition

Sep 27, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – Amelia’s Closet has announced its first fashion show fundraiser, Project ReStyle, to be held Thursday, October 13, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Libert.... Read More

Monday 3PM Kitchen Fire On Walton Drive

Sep 26, 2022 at 10:50 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Just after 3:00 o'clock Monday afternoon (9/26/2022), Murfreesboro Fire Rescue responded to a kitchen fire at a home on Walton Drive. The road s.... Read More