Rutherford County

Help others by golfing! The Rutherford County School Resource Officers Golf Tournament

Sep 21, 2022 at 01:31 pm by WGNS News

  (RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) If you enjoy a good game of golf, then you should consider playing a round to help special needs' school students in our community. Right.... Read More

New Jacobs Chair of Excellence brings international experience to MTSU Accounting Department

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:58 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — With an extensive background in international accounting and licensed as both a lawyer and CPA, Jarett “Jerry” Decker&nb.... Read More

Alleged Shoplifting Suspect at Lowe's in Murfreesboro was Reportedly Armed

Sep 21, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS News

UPDATE - MURFREESBORO, TN – Detectives in Murfreesboro have located a person of interest in a theft case that was opened after a shoplifting incident was reported at a l.... Read More

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces inaugural three-day giving campaign

Sep 20, 2022 at 09:00 pm by WGNS News

Rutherford / Cannon Counties, TN — The United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties (UWRCC) announces its inaugural three-day giving campaign, called GIVE UNITED, t.... Read More

Drug Overdose Deaths Continue to Rise in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:41 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Drug abuse continues to be one of the number one concerns of parents, educators, law enforcement and community leaders. Sadly, the numbers.... Read More

14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference at MTSU - Hear the true 1942 story of survival from a Child's Perspective

Sep 20, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) The 14th biennial Holocaust Studies Conference will take place at MTSU this Thursday and Friday in Murfreesboro... That was Dr. Elyce Helford, direc.... Read More

Another Property Rental Scam in Rutherford County

Sep 20, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

(MURFREESBORO, TN) In this day and age, it’s always important to make sure you know who you are doing business with. This is especially true if you're planning to r.... Read More

Fair provides MTSU students volunteer opportunities in community, on campus

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:39 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Dozens of Middle Tennessee State University students were recently introduced to 16 Murfreesboro-area organizations seeking voluntee.... Read More

BOLO for Subject in Murfreesboro Theft / Fraud Case that adds up to $12,000

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:14 pm by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, TN - Detectives in Murfreesboro are asking for assistance in identifying a person of interest in a theft/fraud case. According to the MPD, on September 5th a m.... Read More

Man Wanted for Questioning in Smyrna, TN after Alleged Theft

Sep 19, 2022 at 12:42 pm by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN – In Smyrna, police are asking for the help of the community in identifying a man who is wanted for questioning. Evidently, authorities believe he may be tied.... Read More

Murfreesboro, Smyrna and LaVergne see average price at the pump under $3 at $2.97 per gallon (reg)

Sep 19, 2022 at 12:31 pm by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - Tennessee gas prices fell, on average, four cents per gallon over last week. This marks the third straight week of declines in the state gas price aver.... Read More

After 1 Collapsed Lung and Two Weeks in the NICU, Murfreesboro Baby is Home

Sep 19, 2022 at 10:27 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN - It was a day of celebration and love for Kara Forge, who was 33 weeks pregnant. Kara’s family gathered together to throw her a shower for her soo.... Read More

Host J. Paul Newman talks to the local Boys and Girls Club of Rutherford County

Sep 19, 2022 at 09:26 am by Producer

Today, host J. Paul Newman talks to Sheryl Chesnutt Director of the Rutherford County Boys and Girls Club. 

Proposed Constitutional Amendment gives Tennessee voters opportunity to create emergency succession plan for office of governor

Sep 19, 2022 at 08:45 am by WGNS News

On the November 8 ballot, Tennessee voters will have the opportunity to weigh in on a proposed amendment to the state constitution that establishes a framework for a temporary.... Read More

Local Author Releases New Book, 'Not In Kansas Anymore'

Sep 19, 2022 at 07:50 am by WGNS News

Murfreesboro, TN — Author and speaker Carol B. Ghattas has announced the release of her latest book, Not in Kansas Anymore: Finding Home in Cross-Cultural Service, publi.... Read More
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MTSU breaks ground on new $7.1M outdoor tennis complex

Sep 19, 2022 at 06:51 am by WGNS News

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University broke ground for its new $7.1 million outdoor tennis complex in a ceremony Thursday, Sept. 15.... Read More

UPDATE: After Home Invasion was Reported at Bradyville Pike Home, Police Conducted Multiple Follow-ups with Alleged Victim and Confirmed NO FORCED ENTRY

Sep 16, 2022 at 05:30 pm by WGNS News

    UPDATE - MURFREESBORO, TN – WGNS now has more details on an alleged home invasion that was reported by a Bradyville Pike man in Murfreesboro... We origin.... Read More

Three new members join Rutherford County School Board

Sep 16, 2022 at 02:54 pm by WGNS News

Three new faces have been elected to the Rutherford County Board of Education, and new leaders have been selected to lead the Board. Tammy Sharp, who won her second term on t.... Read More
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Seniors Slip Into the 25th Anniversary of AdamsPlace in Murfreesboro

Sep 16, 2022 at 02:33 pm by WGNS News

  (MURFREESBORO, TN) AdamsPlace in Murfreesboro celebrated their 25th anniversary on Friday. From grilled hamburgers to a water-slide, the event was enjoyed by everyone..... Read More

DRUNK DRIVERS: Booze It & Lose It Enforcement Continues This Month in Rutherford County

Sep 16, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) The long running Booze It & Lose It campaign continues throughout Tennessee and Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies are working overtime to.... Read More