Rutherford County

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Smyrna Elementary School Quarantine

Aug 21, 2020 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Elementary School will re-open on Monday after being closed due to COVID-19. This news was confirmed on Friday after additional guidance was received Thursday at the Ru.... Read More

Hear Seven Inspirational Women Share Their Stories on Friday, September 11, 2020

Aug 21, 2020 at 02:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., August 21, 2020— Leaders of all types in Rutherford County are called to attend Leadercast Women to discover the power of taking courage in their da.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks honors health care workers

Aug 20, 2020 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, unanimously passed a resolution honoring health care workers on the front lines in the fight against Covid-19 during the 61st Extraordinary S.... Read More

POSITIVE NEWS ALERT: Fire Victim Shows Appreciation to RCFR Crews Responsible for Saving Her Dog

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Shortly before midnight on June 17, 2020, Rosemary Faulk, a Rutherford County employee, was asleep in her Yeargan Road home when her dog “Pri.... Read More

UPDATE: Fatal Accident on I-840 Tuesday

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:12 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on a fatal accident that occurred on I-840 at the Triune exit on Tuesday evening (8/18/20 at 5:24PM).The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed that 30-year.... Read More

Discovery Center to open 'Rightfully Hers' exhibit focused on 19th Amendment

Aug 18, 2020 at 01:07 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Discovery Center is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which ratified women’s right to vote, with a new pop-up ex.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Partners with Contessa to Bring Hospital-Level Care into the Home

Aug 14, 2020 at 11:52 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford is offering patients Hospital Care at Home, an emerging healthcare option that brings all the essential elements of inpatient care to the com.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office: Need help to Identify Skeletal Remains

Aug 14, 2020 at 11:44 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s detectives hope someone in the community can help identify skeletal remains discovered July 27 in a vacant field off Mt. Herman Road off John.... Read More

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $13.6 Million in CARES Act Funding to Capitalize Revolving Loan Funds to Help Small Businesses Across Tennessee Respond to Coronavirus

Aug 13, 2020 at 02:04 pm by WGNS

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $13.6 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistan.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment for Rutherford County currently at 3.4% - Davidson County at over 5%

Aug 13, 2020 at 10:17 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased again this past week in Tennessee since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of Labor, new unemployment claims f.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County could receive additional $22 Million through the U.S. Census

Aug 12, 2020 at 01:45 pm by WGNS

We have more news on the Census and how it could impact Rutherford County... According to county officials, our community could earn an extra $22 million in federal funds from.... Read More

Amazon Logistics Announces Expansion in Rutherford County

Aug 12, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Amazon Logistics has signed a lease in an effort to open a new delivery station near Nashville in 2020. The new delivery station will be l.... Read More

Do you know who broke into the Dollar General Store on Leanna Road?

Aug 12, 2020 at 07:48 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is looking for more information on the subject who broke into a local Dollar General store.Reports from the Sheriff’s Office.... Read More

Murfreesboro City Council Workshop Meeting scheduled for Aug 12

Aug 11, 2020 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Murfreesboro City Council will meet in a regular workshop meeting at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, at Murfreesboro Police Headquarters,.... Read More

Recognize This Truck or the People In it?

Aug 10, 2020 at 07:06 pm by WGNS

(Rural Rutherford County) Do you recognize this truck or passenger? On July 10, 2020 the Rutherford County Sheriffs Office says that two people in this pickup truck were.... Read More

Christiana Middle School Changes In Class Opening Day to Aug. 24th Due to Positive COVID-19 Tests

Aug 10, 2020 at 10:57 am by WGNS

Christiana Middle School will not open as scheduled this Thursday (8/13/2020) due to 2 employees at the school testing positive for COVID-19. Reports indicate that 2 additiona.... Read More

Senior Deputy Trustee Darlyn Green Retires After 35 Years of Service

Aug 10, 2020 at 09:26 am by WGNS

Rutherford, TN—Very few people have the type of special personality that Ms. Darlyn Green exhibits. After just a few short minutes of talking to her, it shines through&h.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Chamber of Commerce ask for support in newly proposed legislation dealing with COVID-19

Aug 07, 2020 at 11:23 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce has sent members an email talking about newly proposed legislation that could impact local residents and businesses. Apparently, the.... Read More

UPDATE: 68-Years Later, The New Murfreesboro Airport

Aug 06, 2020 at 10:14 am by WGNS

The newly renovated Murfreesboro Airport is a top notch facility and City Councilman Bill Shacklett told WGNS that he is thankful for all of those involved the design and cons.... Read More

Rutherford County Businesses Received over $201-Million in Paycheck Protection Funding

Aug 05, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

Funding related to the COVID-19 Pandemic has helped to keep multiple businesses alive and well in our community. More specifically, the Paycheck Protection Program for loans o.... Read More