Rutherford County

242 Citations for Driving Offenses this Past Week During Second "Operation Fall Brakes"

Nov 15, 2022 at 07:13 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Citations were issued to drivers on 242 driving offenses during the second “Operation Fall Brakes” enforcement and education event last W.... Read More

Teams of officers try to stop aggressive driving on I-24

Nov 08, 2022 at 02:48 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) Extra law enforcement officers will concentrate on traffic laws to stop aggressive driving Wednesday on Interstate 24 and Veterans Parkway in Murfre.... Read More

The Value of Property Throughout Rutherford County has Increased by Almost 450% in Ten Years

Nov 08, 2022 at 01:27 pm by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) Rutherford County’s growth rate has exceeded that of other counties in the Volunteer State, according to Rutherford County Assessor Property Rob Mi.... Read More

Today's Interview with Dr. Harrelson focuses on Premature Births in Middle Tennessee - Things to Lookout For and More

Nov 08, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS News

In highlighting prematurity awareness month, WGNS spoke to Dr. Elizabeth U. Harrelson, Neonatologist, with Ascension Saint Thomas. Her hope is to raise awareness of the matern.... Read More

MTSU Leadership Summit Speakers Stress Importance of Connections, Hope in Workplace

Nov 04, 2022 at 03:30 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Author Ryan Jenkins began his keynote remarks for Middle Tennessee State University’s recent Leadership Summit at Embassy Suit.... Read More

New Sheriff's Deputies in Rutherford County

Nov 04, 2022 at 02:11 pm by WGNS Radio News

Seven experienced law enforcement officers with various backgrounds recently joined the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Fitzhugh and Deputy Chi.... Read More

UPDATE: Horse Falls Into a Pool in North Rutherford County

Nov 04, 2022 at 10:24 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) In case you missed this story from North Rutherford County - - Late last month, a horse made its way into a backyard pool – of course, that so.... Read More

The Rutherford County District Attorney's Show - A look at Cold Cases and More

Nov 04, 2022 at 08:43 am by Producer

On today's monthly Rutherford County District Attorney's Show with Host J. Paul Newman, a retired Assistant District Attorney, talked about a cold case with ties to both Ruthe.... Read More

Stewarts Creek Robotics Club driving interest in STEM industries

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

Stewarts Creek Middle School has no shortage of after-school clubs. The cafeteria turns into an archery range when the bell rings. Art club, photography, book club and choir a.... Read More

City Schools Foundation in Murfreesboro Awards 33 Grants

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:19 pm by WGNS News

(Murfreesboro, TN) -  The City Schools Foundation distributed over $62,000 in grants to teachers in October with an additional $5,000 grant for indigent care. Thirty.... Read More

Tennessee Unclaimed Property returns WWII Military Medals to family

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:05 pm by WGNS News

Tennessee State Treasurer David H. Lillard, Jr. returned four missing WWII military medals to the family of Joseph R. Foster.The Tennessee Department of Treasury, Division of.... Read More

The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Welcomes New Vice President of Development and Engagement

Nov 03, 2022 at 03:37 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties recently welcomed its newest team member, Lucie Burchfield, Vice President of Development and Engagem.... Read More

21st Annual Food Drive for North Rutherford County - Help Others

Nov 03, 2022 at 02:29 pm by WGNS News

(SMYRNA, TENN.) Each year the Smyrna Fire Dept. partners with Nourish Food Bank to collect non-perishable food items donated to help our neighbors in need. Last year alone, N.... Read More

SCAM UPDATE: Another Scam from Person Claiming to be With or Helping the Sheriff's Office

Nov 03, 2022 at 12:14 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN.) The Rutherford County Sheriff's Office reports a Murfreesboro woman received a phone call Wednesday asking for a donation to help Sheriff’s.... Read More

UPDATED: More Details on Smyrna Man Convicted for 2020 Rape on Florence Road in Murfreesboro

Nov 03, 2022 at 11:16 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) - UPDATED - We have more details on the conviction of a 41-year-old Smyrna, TN man who was found guilty on multiple rape charges late last month. Ilaz N.... Read More

Ongoing: Shoplifting Continues to Plague Retails Stores in Murfreesboro

Nov 03, 2022 at 09:49 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TENN.) From the shoplifting files of the Murfreesboro Police Department: Authorities are wanting help in confirming the identity of a subject who was recorded o.... Read More

City Offices and Facilities Closing in Recognition of Veterans Day Nov. 11

Nov 02, 2022 at 09:08 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – City Hall and other City offices will be closed Friday, Nov 11, 2022, in observance of Veterans Day, a day to honor the heroism and sacrifice.... Read More

MTSU Recognized Nationally for ‘Gold Standard’ in Teacher Prep Accreditation Inbox

Nov 02, 2022 at 08:52 pm by WGNS Radio News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s College of Education was one of only 32 total institutions to be recognized by the Council for the Accreditat.... Read More

Annual Habitat for Humanity Cookin' to Build on November 5th

Nov 02, 2022 at 12:28 pm by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN – Middle Tennessee residents will have a chance to get their fill of delicious chili, soup, stew and gumbo from over 35 cooking teams at the 15th Annual.... Read More

State Grant Program to Provide $5 Million to Better Equip TN Volunteer Fire Departments

Nov 02, 2022 at 09:51 am by WGNS Radio News

The Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance (“TDCI”) and the Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office (“SFMO”) proudly.... Read More