Rutherford County

Sobriety Checkpoint Planned for Rutherford County on Friday, Sept. 10th

Sep 02, 2021 at 05:51 pm by WGNS

A sobriety checkpoint will be held from 11 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10 to 1 a.m. Saturday Sept. 11 on Rutherford Boulevard by the Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force.Tenness.... Read More

Isaiah 117 House to Host 2nd Annual Golf Tournament for Rutherford County

Sep 02, 2021 at 09:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Come tee off with Isaiah 117 House, a Tennessee-based organization that cares for children awaiting foster placement, as they continue to build a h.... Read More

MTSU hosts Rutherford County College Night Sept. 8

Sep 02, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Area high school students, their parents and families are invited to attend the upcoming Rutherford County College Night&n.... Read More

COVID-19: Rutherford County Schools to be CLOSED to Students This Friday

Sep 01, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

All Rutherford County Schools will be CLOSED on Friday, September 3rd. The closure comes as a result of staffing concerns caused by the COVID Pandemic. Most impacted by COVID-.... Read More

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee Announces September is National Preparedness Month

Sep 01, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency (TEMA) is recognizing September 2021 as National Preparedness Month and urging Tennesseans to get prepared for disasters.“We ar.... Read More

9-11 Remembrance Ceremony at Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Sep 01, 2021 at 10:09 am by WGNS

Commissioner Jeff Long of the Tennessee Department of Safety and Homeland Security will be the keynote speaker for the Rutherford County Sheriff’s 20th annual 9-11.... Read More

County Farm Road Shut Down at Slab Due to Flooding

Aug 31, 2021 at 11:14 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUTY, TN)  At around 10 o’clock Tuesday (8/31/21) morning, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office announced the closure of County Farm Road at th.... Read More

Human services practicum provides Riverdale students work-based learning opportunities

Aug 31, 2021 at 07:24 am by WGNS

The summer leading into her freshman year of high school, Katelyn Cahill lost her grandmother.Cahill was 14.Despite all the time she had spent with her maternal grandmother, s.... Read More

"Get your 'dose of hope': Rutherford County Launches New Campaign Geared Toward Vaccine Awareness

Aug 30, 2021 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County, in collaboration with other local municipalities, healthcare providers, and community partners is launching a campaign this week.... Read More

UPDATE: Highlights from the Annual Middle Tennessee Electric Annual Meeting

Aug 30, 2021 at 09:26 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) leadership updated cooperative members on the organization’s health and answered questions directly from its mem.... Read More

Beaman Dodge Hit Hard

Aug 28, 2021 at 05:34 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Police report that more than $350,000 in vehicles were stolen or damaged after the business closed Friday night. Someone cut the wires to the.... Read More

Man Charged with 3 Counts of Rape of a Child and Convicted of 2 Counts of Aggravated Sexual Battery in Rutherford County

Aug 27, 2021 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

A 62-year-old man arrested in Murfreesboro this past year has been found guilty, but not of the original charges he was taken into custody for. Reports indicate Felpie Pablo.... Read More

Rutherford County recorded an unemployment rate of 3.7% in July, down from 4.5% in June

Aug 26, 2021 at 02:01 pm by WGNS

As Tennesseans continue to rejoin the workforce, all but one of the state’s 95 counties experienced lower unemployment in July, according to new data from the Department.... Read More
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Cracker Barrel donates 300 chef jackets to Blackman culinary program

Aug 25, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Blackman High culinary program was one of a dozen schools throughout Middle Tennessee to receive in upwards of 300 of the 4,000 chef jackets donated by Cracker Barrel.Blac.... Read More

September 3rd "Friday Night LIVE" Concert on Murfreesboro Square

Aug 25, 2021 at 08:15 am by WGNS

The Friday Night LIVE summer concert series on the Murfreesboro Square will wrap up on Friday, September 3rd. Main Street Murfreesboro Executive Director Sarah Callender tel.... Read More

COVID-19 UPDATE for Rutherford County AND More Information on the The Pfizer Vaccine Approved by the FDA

Aug 24, 2021 at 04:24 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County COVID UPDATERutherford County has recorded 49,187 total cases of COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. Of that number, there have been 463-deaths. Curr.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police urging motorcyclists to ride safely after fatal crash; speeding may have played a factor

Aug 24, 2021 at 02:10 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) investigators urge motorcyclists to ride with care after a fatal crash on Mond.... Read More

TN Comptroller Jason Mumpower Scheduled to Speak in Murfreesboro Tuesday

Aug 23, 2021 at 02:14 pm by WGNS

John Dunn, Director of Communications for the Comptroller of the Treasury, told WGNS NEWS that Tennessee Comptroller Jason Mumpower will be speaking in Murfreesboro Tuesday,.... Read More

9-11 Ceremony to be Held In Person at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

Aug 23, 2021 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

The annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony will be held this year at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office and not virtual...That was RCSO Sgt. Gary Herron with the Community Ser.... Read More

Rutherford County Solid Waste Advises on Proper Latex Paint Disposal

Aug 23, 2021 at 09:53 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Solid Waste advises the community on the proper way to dispose of latex paint.  “If you have latex paint, no center wi.... Read More