Rutherford County

COVID-19 Rates Continue to Increase in Rutherford County

Aug 18, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Rutherford County is currently listed as being in a "High” COVID Community Transmission category, according to the CDC. This past week only highlights the problem as t.... Read More

REMINDER: Annual Middle Tennessee Electric Meeting to be Virtual

Aug 17, 2021 at 06:48 pm by WGNS

The community is nearing the annual date of the Middle Tennessee Electric meeting, which will be on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Amy Byers, spokesperson for the electr.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools offering $500 bonus to recruit, retain cafeteria employees

Aug 17, 2021 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Like many local restaurants and food service employers throughout Rutherford County, the school nutrition department is experiencing issues with hiring and retaining cafeteria.... Read More

The Latest News from the Local Library System

Aug 16, 2021 at 09:27 pm by WGNS

The local library system continues to offer great programs and opportunities in Rutherford County. Hear the latest news from the library below: Rutherford County Librar.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Offering Third Dose of mRNA Vaccine

Aug 16, 2021 at 04:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regardin.... Read More

Subject Accused of Losing His Cool at Gas Station Wanted for Questioning by Murfreesboro Police after

Aug 16, 2021 at 01:58 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Detectives are hoping the community can help identify and locate a subject who is wanted for questioning in regards to an assault and vandalism investigation. T.... Read More

SMYRNA BUSINESS: Local Dr. Automotive Celebrates 18 Years in Business

Aug 16, 2021 at 10:41 am by WGNS

SMYRNA, TN. Dr. Automotive auto repair shop celebrates their 18th year in business on August 16th. The shop has been commemorating the anniversary by highlighting great p.... Read More

ROCKVALE: Rutherford County Schools preparing campus for new classroom construction projects at elementary and middle schools

Aug 16, 2021 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Parents may be wondering about all the activity happening on the three Rockvale school campuses.Multiple projects are in motion as the school district prepares to add classroo.... Read More

Suspects Riding Stolen 4-Wheelers When Arrested

Aug 14, 2021 at 09:14 am by WGNS

(CHRISTIANA, TN)   As Rutherford and Williamson County Sheriff Deputies were preparing to serve a search warrant, Don E. Griffith, Jr. allegedly rode by his Bell Buc.... Read More

After suffering from COVID-19 isolation, PTSD and addiction, Veteran finds his way back to living life

Aug 13, 2021 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

After a week of trying to cope and self-medicate his post-traumatic stress disorder with substances, Army Veteran Michael “Todd” Sims returned to his Chattanooga h.... Read More

Judge Ben Hall McFarlin Resides Over His Final Veterans Treatment Court Graduation

Aug 13, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Judge Ben Hall McFarlin presided over his final Veterans Court Graduation Wednesday (08/11/21) afternoon at Rutherford County Recovery Court.Judge.... Read More

Rutherford County Educator selected for Special Education Advisory Council at MTSU

Aug 13, 2021 at 08:16 am by WGNS

Dr. Thurman Tucker has been selected to participate in the Advisory Council for Special Education Collaborative.   Tucker, who teaches seventh grade inclusion math at L.... Read More

MTSU Board of Trustees to Hold August 24th Meeting

Aug 12, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Middle Tennessee State University Board of Trustees will hold committee meetings on Tuesday, Aug. 24. All committee meetings are open.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor Comments on BFI Lawsuit Over Expansion Request to the State

Aug 12, 2021 at 09:57 am by WGNS

The issue of the landfill in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County continues to plague residents and government officials. As many realize, the current landfill has a life.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools Address Accelerated Learning Initiatives for Students Affected by Pandemic

Aug 12, 2021 at 08:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools already has plans in motion to accelerate learning for students who experienced learning loss during the 2020-2021 school year as a result of the COV.... Read More

Amelia’s Closet Top 200 Finalist in State Farm Neighborhood Assist

Aug 11, 2021 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN – The two thousand grant applicants accepted through the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® website were submitted within forty-five minutes natio.... Read More

Oakland alums return to marvel at Mechatronics program expansion

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:46 pm by WGNS

It had been three years since Dhruv Patel had been in the mechatronics classroom at Oakland High School.  After graduating in May 2018, Patel enrolled in the University o.... Read More

Tennessee Supreme Court Deny Appeal filed by Convicted Rapist in Rutherford County

Aug 10, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Supreme Court has denied an appeal filed by a convicted rapist in Rutherford County. The denial was officially filed this past week, after the case in question.... Read More
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Rutherford County Schools are BACK in Session - See ALL the Photos!

Aug 09, 2021 at 06:07 pm by WGNS

Schools are back in session and Monday was officially the first full day of classes for Rutherford County students. More than 48,000 students returned to 50 schools thr.... Read More

Books in School - A Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Aug 09, 2021 at 10:01 am by WGNS

It’s a new school year for students and so the talk begins, what books are suitable for students? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss… Verbatim:&nb.... Read More