Rutherford County

The Journey Home Receives $30,000 from Wellpoint Tennessee to Address Homelessness

Feb 16, 2024 at 09:16 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO – The Journey Home, a nonprofit organization serving the unhoused of Rutherford County, received $30,000 from Wellpoint, a leading healthcare company, dur.... Read More

Sisterly Love Leads to Life-Saving Journey for Murfreesboro Retiree

Feb 15, 2024 at 05:05 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Diane Lariscy, a retired sterile technician residing in Murfreesboro, TN at 67, found herself on a life-saving journey supported by her sister, Denise. As t.... Read More

Sullivan Family Scholarship Now Taking Applications

Feb 15, 2024 at 02:50 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - In the spring of 2020, Jimmy Sullivan got a call from his wife, Kaycee, telling him to get to Vanderbilt as fast as possible about an alarming diagnosi.... Read More

Rutherford County PAWS, “PAWS PET FEST," a Quarterly Adoption Special

Feb 15, 2024 at 02:43 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Excitement is in the air as Rutherford County PAWS gears up to host its quarterly "PAWS PET FEST" adoption special, sponsored by Petco Love this spring! T.... Read More

18-Wheeler Mishap – Stuck in the Mud

Feb 15, 2024 at 01:59 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A mishap involving a tractor-trailer truck caused traffic chaos on Thursday morning around 11 AM. The big rig became lodged in the mud while attempti.... Read More

Early Voting Information: Rutherford County Primary at Town Hall

Feb 14, 2024 at 06:24 pm by Chandelar Williams

Smyrna, TN - The Smyrna Town Hall will serve as an early voting polling location for the Rutherford County Republican and Democratic Primary from February 14th to February 27t.... Read More

IndyCar Returns to the Wilson / Rutherford County Line at the Nashville Superspeedway

Feb 14, 2024 at 11:30 am by WGNS News

LEBANON, Tenn. – Big Machine Label Group chairman and founder Scott Borchetta, who will now oversee operations for the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix, announced.... Read More

Cardiac Arrest Survivor Meets MTSU Students, Police Who Gave Lifesaving Care

Feb 13, 2024 at 08:57 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — It was a lifesaving reunion three weeks in the making. Racquetball playing partners twice a week for 18 years at the Middle Tennessee St.... Read More

MTSU Professor with a Commentary on Critical Thinking After the Airing of an Interview with Vladimir Putin

Feb 13, 2024 at 08:35 pm by WGNS News

    Editorial: MTSU Professor Larry Burriss looks at the effectiveness of media and changing people's core beliefs, citing skepticism towards the impact of a.... Read More

MTSU will host Family Violence Panel discussions open to the community

Feb 13, 2024 at 11:25 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Statistics for the prevalence of abuse and intimate partner violence are alarming  — 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men —.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mourns the Passing of a Local Leader and Philanthropist

Feb 13, 2024 at 11:10 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Much of the Murfreesboro community is grieving the February 8, 2024 passing of a beloved figure, whose influence extended far beyond the confines of her f.... Read More

Celebrate the Month of Love with Scooter’s Coffee

Feb 13, 2024 at 09:45 am by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - From puppy love to love stories, the Scooter’s Coffee core value of Love will be in full force as Valentine’s Day draws near. Spreading love to cust.... Read More

Murfreesboro Police Department Vehicle Involved in Two-Vehicle Crash

Feb 12, 2024 at 08:26 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - A collision between a Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) vehicle and a passenger car occurred around 2:00 PM last Friday at the intersection of NW Bro.... Read More

UPDATE: Court Appearance Scheduled for Suspect in Fatal Murfreesboro Crash

Feb 12, 2024 at 07:59 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford County, TN - Miguel Medina Issac, the suspect accused of causing a fatal head-on collision in Murfreesboro last week, is set to make one of his initial court appe.... Read More

MTSU’s True Blue Core Spearheading Revamped General Education Requirements

Feb 12, 2024 at 03:10 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Critical thinking, problem-solving and informational literacy are at the heart of Middle Tennessee State University’s restructured gener.... Read More

Five Youth Selected as Tennessee Cattlemen's Association Youth Ambassadors with One from Rutherford County

Feb 09, 2024 at 07:15 am by WGNS News

  Murfreesboro, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) and Tennessee Cattlemen’s Youth Association (TCYA) recently selected Gracie Giles, Ellie.... Read More

Fatal Accident on Hwy 231 North Wednesday Night Leads to Thursday Morning Arrest in Murfreesboro

Feb 08, 2024 at 07:39 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Tragedy struck on Wednesday night as a fatal auto accident unfolded on Highway 231 North (Lebanon Highway) near Old Lebanon Pike, leaving one p.... Read More

No Trial Date Set for Smyrna Woman Indicted for Second Degree Murder in Connection with 2021 Overdose Death

Feb 08, 2024 at 06:07 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - A three-year-old case involving the tragic overdose death of a woman at Sleep Inn, located on Highwood Blvd in Smyrna, has resurfaced with an upcoming st.... Read More

Proposed Changes Could Impact Smyrna's Court System and End Criminal Cases

Feb 08, 2024 at 03:48 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna, Tennessee - In a move that could significantly alter the judicial landscape of Smyrna, officials are considering amendments that would end criminal proceedings for t.... Read More

If You Failed to Pay a Citation/Failed to Appear in Court for a Citation – You Could be Arrested

Feb 08, 2024 at 01:29 pm by WGNS News

A few folks who live in Rutherford or surrounding counties may find themselves on the wrong side of the law if they failed to appear in court or failed to pay a citation. Ac.... Read More