Rutherford County

Tree Lighting on Murfreesboro Square Scheduled for Friday, December 3rd

Nov 16, 2021 at 09:27 am by WGNS

The lighting of the downtown Murfreesboro Christmas Tree will take place on Friday, December 3rd this year.That was Middle Tennessee Electric’s Amy Byers who told WGNS t.... Read More

Rutherford County Library Serves Community Through a Multitude of Programs

Nov 16, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Library System continues to be a vital part of our community. Listen to some of these updates...

La Vergne Releases Visitation, Memorial Service Arrangements for Det. Lt. Stolinsky

Nov 15, 2021 at 03:13 pm by WGNS

Visitation and memorial service arrangements for Detective Lieutenant Kevin Stolinsky, who has been promoted posthumously, have been released. The visitations will take place.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Safety Office Joins Rutherford County for Teen Driver Safety Event

Nov 15, 2021 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – On Thursday, November 18, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office joins the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office,.... Read More

New Medical Helicopter Coming to Rutherford County to Transport Critically Ill and Injured Patients 7 Days a Week

Nov 15, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (November 15, 2021) – Air Evac Lifeteam and Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital today announced plans to provide a dedicated medical helicopte.... Read More

Determination plays Huge Role in Inmates at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Nov 15, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

If you want to understand Deputy Chief Kevin Henderson’s vision, just read the worn sign posted in his office.“The difference between the impossible and the possib.... Read More

Gas Prices UP $1.26 per gallon when compared to November of Last Year

Nov 15, 2021 at 06:58 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.10/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas Price.... Read More

What the Historic SNAP Increase Means for Recipients

Nov 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Food insecurity is one of the biggest hurdles that our most vulnerable neighbors face daily — something that gets especially challenging around the holidays. With school.... Read More

10 Residents Displaced By Sunday Morning Blaze

Nov 14, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Smyrna Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a structure fire in the 100 block of Mitchell Drive around 9:37 Sunday morning (11/14/2021). U.... Read More

Over 31,000 Items Collected and Distributed to Local Children Experiencing Food Insecurity During United Way’s Hometown Huddle

Nov 12, 2021 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN — The local community stepped up and showed out for the ninth annual Hometown Huddle. Formerly a playground refurbishing event, the focus pivoted to pro.... Read More

Rutherford County dominates national FFA Convention

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County flexed its agricultural muscle at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis.Four of five Tennessee students who earned national awards — Harrison Fal.... Read More

MTSU Faculty-Staff Veterans Stole Ceremony taps into emotions of serving country

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pete Neff became emotional, reflecting on his military service as a U.S. Air Force pilot — 137 combat missions and 834 flight hours supp.... Read More

The Rutherford County American Heart Association Names Carrie Beth and Kirk Catron and Nikkole and Jimmy Aho Co-chairs of the 2022 Heart Ball

Nov 12, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn – The Rutherford County American Heart Association is pleased to announce Carrie Beth and Kirk Catron and Nikkole and Jimmy Aho (a.... Read More

Thirteen Rutherford County students receive scholarships from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Nov 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm by WGNS

It is often referred to as lucky number 13 and that is precisely how 13 Rutherford County seniors felt about having been notified they will receive scholarships from.... Read More
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Special Salute to Veterans Broadcast from the Rutherford County Courthouse

Nov 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

A special Veterans Day ceremony took place outside on the east side of the Rutherford County Courthouse on Thursday (11/11/2021). The event was held on the semi-circle bricked.... Read More

Rutherford County trio among top football players in state

Nov 10, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

A trio of players from Rutherford County have been named semifinalists for this year’s Tennessee Titans Mr. Football awards.Jordan James (Oakland) and Alex Mitchell (Riv.... Read More

UPDATE: Funding from Murfreesboro Electric Department Proceeds

Nov 10, 2021 at 11:32 am by WGNS

The City of Murfreesboro is moving forward with a plan on how to use and save the funds received from the sale of Murfreesboro Electric. You may recall, the electric departmen.... Read More

Literacy Nights help MTSU education students put books in hands of children, families

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:34 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Bonnie Barksdale, assistant education professor, is one of several faculty facilitating Literacy Night events that provide hands-on experience.... Read More

Minor Fender Bender on NW Broad Street

Nov 10, 2021 at 09:08 am by WGNS

There was an accident involving an ambulance on Wednesday morning in Murfreesboro. The wreck occurred on Broad Street under the Memorial Boulevard overpass.The ambulance invol.... Read More

A Favorite Thanksgiving Tradition - The Turkey Tee-Off

Nov 09, 2021 at 08:35 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – "The golfers that played in the Turkey Tee Off said this is one of their favorite Thanksgiving traditions,” said Child Advocacy Center Deve.... Read More