Rutherford County

Jacob Flatt Announces Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Campaign

Nov 16, 2021 at 09:14 pm by WGNS

(Murfreesboro, TN)- Senior Judicial Commissioner, Jacob Flatt has announced his candidacy for Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge. Flatt will run as a Republican candidat.... Read More

Partisan School Board Races are Now a Possibility in places like Rutherford County

Nov 16, 2021 at 08:26 pm by WGNS

Several years ago in 2017, a group of Republicans in Rutherford County voiced a need to allow for partisan school board and city council races in Murfreesboro. At the time,.... Read More

Fine Free December for Rutherford County Library Branches

Nov 16, 2021 at 01:57 pm by WGNS

All Rutherford County Library branches will forgo past due library fines throughout the month of December. Linebaugh Circulation Manager Garrett Crowell told WGNS NEWS...Aga.... Read More

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron Announces Ribbon Cutting for Historic Courthouse Museum

Nov 16, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—(November 16, 2021) Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron invites the community to a special ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of the County&rs.... Read More

Oakland High School FFA Members Ranked Top 10 in Agriscience Fair

Nov 16, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Kamaya Holloway & Riley Morrison of the Oakland FFA Chapter were placed Top 10 in the nation in the Plant Science Division 6 for their Agriscience Fair project.A team repr.... Read More

Tree Lighting on Murfreesboro Square Scheduled for Friday, December 3rd

Nov 16, 2021 at 09:27 am by WGNS

The lighting of the downtown Murfreesboro Christmas Tree will take place on Friday, December 3rd this year.That was Middle Tennessee Electric’s Amy Byers who told WGNS t.... Read More

Rutherford County Library Serves Community Through a Multitude of Programs

Nov 16, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Library System continues to be a vital part of our community. Listen to some of these updates...

La Vergne Releases Visitation, Memorial Service Arrangements for Det. Lt. Stolinsky

Nov 15, 2021 at 03:13 pm by WGNS

Visitation and memorial service arrangements for Detective Lieutenant Kevin Stolinsky, who has been promoted posthumously, have been released. The visitations will take place.... Read More

Tennessee Highway Safety Office Joins Rutherford County for Teen Driver Safety Event

Nov 15, 2021 at 03:07 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – On Thursday, November 18, the Tennessee Highway Safety Office joins the Tennessee Highway Patrol, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office,.... Read More

New Medical Helicopter Coming to Rutherford County to Transport Critically Ill and Injured Patients 7 Days a Week

Nov 15, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (November 15, 2021) – Air Evac Lifeteam and Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital today announced plans to provide a dedicated medical helicopte.... Read More

Determination plays Huge Role in Inmates at the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center

Nov 15, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

If you want to understand Deputy Chief Kevin Henderson’s vision, just read the worn sign posted in his office.“The difference between the impossible and the possib.... Read More

Gas Prices UP $1.26 per gallon when compared to November of Last Year

Nov 15, 2021 at 06:58 am by WGNS

Tennessee gas prices have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.10/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Gas Price.... Read More

What the Historic SNAP Increase Means for Recipients

Nov 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Food insecurity is one of the biggest hurdles that our most vulnerable neighbors face daily — something that gets especially challenging around the holidays. With school.... Read More

10 Residents Displaced By Sunday Morning Blaze

Nov 14, 2021 at 12:07 pm by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  Smyrna Fire Department personnel were dispatched to a structure fire in the 100 block of Mitchell Drive around 9:37 Sunday morning (11/14/2021). U.... Read More

Over 31,000 Items Collected and Distributed to Local Children Experiencing Food Insecurity During United Way’s Hometown Huddle

Nov 12, 2021 at 03:45 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN — The local community stepped up and showed out for the ninth annual Hometown Huddle. Formerly a playground refurbishing event, the focus pivoted to pro.... Read More

Rutherford County dominates national FFA Convention

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County flexed its agricultural muscle at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis.Four of five Tennessee students who earned national awards — Harrison Fal.... Read More

MTSU Faculty-Staff Veterans Stole Ceremony taps into emotions of serving country

Nov 12, 2021 at 07:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Pete Neff became emotional, reflecting on his military service as a U.S. Air Force pilot — 137 combat missions and 834 flight hours supp.... Read More

The Rutherford County American Heart Association Names Carrie Beth and Kirk Catron and Nikkole and Jimmy Aho Co-chairs of the 2022 Heart Ball

Nov 12, 2021 at 05:45 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn – The Rutherford County American Heart Association is pleased to announce Carrie Beth and Kirk Catron and Nikkole and Jimmy Aho (a.... Read More

Thirteen Rutherford County students receive scholarships from Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee

Nov 11, 2021 at 12:16 pm by WGNS

It is often referred to as lucky number 13 and that is precisely how 13 Rutherford County seniors felt about having been notified they will receive scholarships from.... Read More
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Special Salute to Veterans Broadcast from the Rutherford County Courthouse

Nov 11, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

A special Veterans Day ceremony took place outside on the east side of the Rutherford County Courthouse on Thursday (11/11/2021). The event was held on the semi-circle bricked.... Read More