Rutherford County

Johnson first woman selected to serve as chair of Rutherford County School Board

Sep 14, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

PHOTO: Director of Schools Bill Spurlock (L) and Tiffany Johnson (R) move on to the next item on the agenda moments after Johnson selected first woman to serve as chair of Rut.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Children and the dangerous Internet Highway

Sep 13, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Internet safety and our children - - with more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss…    Verbatim: Would you let your 8-year-old walk down an unlit, unf.... Read More

Senators White and Reeves announce $597,620 in Highway Safety Grants for Rutherford County

Sep 13, 2021 at 01:44 pm by WGNS

Local State Senators Dawn White and Shane Reeves today announced the award of eight Highway Safety Grants in Rutherford County.  The grants are awarded through the Tennes.... Read More

SAVE THE DATE: Rutherford County Hosts FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection November 6

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN (September 13, 2021)—Rutherford County will host a free Household Hazardous Waste Collections (HHW) on Saturday, November 6, 2021. Items can be tak.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Schools temporary mask requirement begins

Sep 13, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Mask are now required to be worn at all Rutherford County Schools. This news in after being adopted by the Rutherford County Board of Education last week. The Rutherfo.... Read More

Student's Voice Was Heard at County School Board Meeting on September 7th, Despite Mockery

Sep 12, 2021 at 02:27 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) As reported earlier on WGNS, the Rutherford County Board of Education apologized to Central Magnet Shool junior Grady Knox. In the board's "Moment of Silence" p.... Read More

Paint the Town Purple for Alzheimer's Awareness and Upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer's

Sep 10, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's is the world's largest fundraiser for Alzheimer's care, suppo.... Read More

9-11 Ceremony took place on Friday at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office (audio and video included)

Sep 10, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Hear the audio for the event ABOVE. The annual 9-11 Ceremony took place at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office in Murfreesboro on Friday morning. Rutherford County She.... Read More

Rockvale Middle School Need's Help Paying for Technology

Sep 09, 2021 at 01:23 pm by WGNS

A fall fundraiser is taking place at Rockvale Middle School. Volunteers say that they are not having as much luck this year at hitting their target goal is $30 per student a.... Read More

Study reveals 6.1% of Tennessee residents fell behind on mortgage payments

Sep 09, 2021 at 12:55 pm by WGNS

After a year and a half of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of the policies put in place to protect homeowners and renters are coming to an end, and this fall could see a wave of f.... Read More

Girl Scouts of Middle Tennessee Welcoming Girls for 2022 Membership Year

Sep 09, 2021 at 12:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TENN. – Nearly 700 girls in Rutherford County have joined the network of more than 7,500 Girl Scouts in Middle Tennessee on a mission to make new friends,.... Read More

UPDATE: Florida Pastor Facing Rape Charges in Murfreesboro BACK Behind Bars

Sep 09, 2021 at 11:46 am by WGNS

The pastor from Florida who is facing multiple rape charges in Murfreesboro was re-arrested, as he awaits an upcoming trial. David Alan Rowan was taken into custody and booked.... Read More

Bestselling author, Wes Moore, makes life changing impression on trio of Smyrna High seniors

Sep 09, 2021 at 08:38 am by WGNS

The Wes Moore people are most likely familiar with is a Rhodes scholar, combat veteran, former White House fellow and entrepreneur, who recently stepped down as CEO.... Read More

MTSU chemistry professor serves as ‘catalyst’ to land two federal research grants

Sep 08, 2021 at 05:45 pm by WGNS

Photo: Keying Ding, Middle Tennessee State University associate chemistry professor, left, works with her research assistant and MTSU graduate student Katelynn Farmer on a che.... Read More

UPDATE: Gas Leak at Rockvale High School Leads to Closure Wednesday and Thursday

Sep 08, 2021 at 03:55 pm by WGNS

WGNS has more news on a gas leak at Rockvale High School. James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools reported that after the school closed early on Wednesday to.... Read More

Car Stolen in Nashville During Strong-Arm Robbery Recovered in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 02:37 pm by WGNS

A car that was stolen in a Nashville robbery was recovered just past the Rutherford County line at Cane  Ridge High School in Antioch on Tuesday.The BMW sedan w.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Weapon and Green Utility Uniform STOLEN in Antioch

Sep 08, 2021 at 10:45 am by WGNS

Burglars stole a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office transport deputy’s duty weapon and his uniform when he was off duty. The Sheriff’s Office reports the the.... Read More

Light Up the Night on Friday for Child Abuse Victims on Sept. 10th

Sep 08, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

“One of my favorite things about the Light Up the Night end of summer party are the hors d’oeuvres and beverages!” said Child Advocacy Center Devel.... Read More

Shooting Incident Outside of LaVergne High School

Sep 07, 2021 at 10:17 pm by WGNS

There was a shooting incident outside of a Rutherford County School on Tuesday afternoon.  The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office told WGNS NEWS there were no i.... Read More

UPDATE: Number of Positive COVID-19 Cases in the Rutherford County Schools

Sep 07, 2021 at 04:07 pm by WGNS

August 30, 2021 – September 3, 2021: A new COVID count was released by the Rutherford County Schools and the latest numbers show that 90 school employees were listed a.... Read More