Rutherford County

Convicted Rutherford County Man in Gruesome 2017 Murder Case Files Appeal

Mar 23, 2021 at 11:52 am by WGNS

The gruesome 2017 murder of a man in Rutherford County by the name of James Whitehead briefly went before the appeals court after the convicted killer argued that evidence in.... Read More

Rutherford County Awards Three Employees $500 Scholarship for Continuing Education

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:38 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Government recently awarded three employees with a $500 scholarship to continue their education.“Rutherford County wants it.... Read More

Drive-By Shooting in Blackman Area Tuesday

Mar 23, 2021 at 10:34 am by WGNS

One homeowner suffered injuries during a drive-by shooting Tuesday monring in the Blackman community near Murfreesboro, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s captain said.The 63.... Read More

New Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program Would Provide Funding for Secure, Comfortable Locations for Victims in Courtroom Setting

Mar 23, 2021 at 07:17 am by WGNS

[Rutherford and Cannon Counties] – The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Senate Bill 513 – “Safe Space for Victims: Grant Program.”   T.... Read More

COVID Vaccines for Area Homeless in Rutherford County on March 26th

Mar 22, 2021 at 10:26 am by WGNS

Those who are homeless in Rutherford County will have an opportunity to receive the COVID Vaccine this Friday on March 26th.Saint Thomas Rutherford hospital is offering the Jo.... Read More

Rutherford County Falls to Number 8 on Unemployment Ranking

Mar 19, 2021 at 11:42 am by WGNS

Most of Tennessee’s 95 counties started 2021 with lower unemployment numbers, according to data released by the Department of Labor and Workforce Development.Seventy-eig.... Read More

Nissan in Smyrna Named 2020 ENERGY STAR® Certified Manufacturing Plant

Mar 19, 2021 at 11:34 am by WGNS

Nissan North America in Smyrna was among seven manufacturing plants that recently earned the ENERGY STAR certification in Tennessee.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (E.... Read More

Vietnam War Veterans and their Families Invited to March 27th Event in Murfreesboro

Mar 17, 2021 at 01:28 pm by WGNS

All Vietnam War era veterans and their families in the Rutherford County area - - are invited to the fourth anniversary of “National Vietnam War Veterans Day.”The.... Read More

UPDATE: COVID Vaccines at State Farm Building in Murfreesboro Have Resumed

Mar 17, 2021 at 12:01 pm by WGNS

12:40 PM UPDATE: Vaccinations have resumed at State Farm after lightning caused a short delay on Wednesday (3/17/2021).PREVIOUS (BELOW):Those signed up to receive COVID Vaccin.... Read More

Severe Weather Possible Today and Overnight

Mar 17, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

A St. Patrick's Day severe weather outbreak is underway in the South and Middle Tennessee could see some rough storms. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has part of Rutherfor.... Read More

Tennessee Ramps Up COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts

Mar 16, 2021 at 07:30 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Health is working with partners across the state to ensure continued equitable and efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in the com.... Read More

Customers Utilizing Middle Tennessee Electric's Levelized Billing

Mar 16, 2021 at 10:28 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Electric says that customers can better plan ahead by moving their billing to “Levelized Billing.” Katie McKee explains…Customers that use.... Read More

Local Rutherford County organizations partner to give back

Mar 16, 2021 at 10:06 am by WGNS

Smyrna-headquartered Hunter Industrial Fans, the industrial division of Hunter Fan Company, has partnered with Murfreesboro-based Stepping Stones Safe Haven to donate industri.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric’s ad valorem tax payments help local communities

Mar 15, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) is exempt from certain types of taxes, but it is still one of the largest taxpayers to local governme.... Read More

Most Medical Offices Still Require Face Coverings

Mar 15, 2021 at 06:54 am by WGNS

While the mask mandate has been lifted throughout Rutherford County, many businesses and medical offices continue to ask patrons, clients and guests to continue wearing a face.... Read More

Mask Mandate Is OVER In Rutherford County

Mar 15, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY) A little over two-weeks ago, Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced that the county’s face covering order will be lifted effective Monday, Mar.... Read More

Tennessee Valley Healthcare System expands COVID-19 vaccines to enrolled Veterans of all ages

Mar 12, 2021 at 12:28 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Valley Healthcare System is offering COVID-19 vaccines to enrolled Veterans of all ages starting Friday, March 12.To request a vaccine appointment, enrolled Vete.... Read More

Largest Community Tree-Planting Event in America Set for March 20

Mar 11, 2021 at 02:11 pm by WGNS

In what organizers believe is the largest community tree planting event in America, thousands of volunteers have registered to plant more than 50,000 native trees including ev.... Read More

Operation Impact 24 from Kentucky to Georgia Friday

Mar 10, 2021 at 05:54 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Traffic Safety Task Force officers will focus on dangerous drivers during “Operation Impact 24: Interstate 24 for 24 Hours” Friday, March 12 on I.... Read More

Agricultural Enterprise Fund Applications Open

Mar 10, 2021 at 10:42 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Agriculture (TDA) is accepting applications from agricultural, food, and forestry businesses to receive cost-share funding through its Agricultural.... Read More