Rutherford County

Middle Point Landfill Infrastructure Project Complete

Dec 01, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Nov. 30, 2020) – Last Wednesday, the Middle Point Landfill team completed its recent planned infrastructure project adding 40 new and replaceme.... Read More

Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child in Rutherford County Appeals

Dec 01, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

A man convicted of raping a child in Rutherford County has petitioned the courts for post-conviction relief.Christopher N. Hernandez challenged the courts suggesting that he n.... Read More

Jobs Available in Rutherford County right now - Job Fair Wednesday

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:37 am by WGNS

More jobs are available in Rutherford County.There are approximately 5000 open positions in Rutherford County that employers are trying to fill. To support job seekers and emp.... Read More

Some Not Wearing a Facemask in Rutherford County

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Government offices have received multiple phone calls about people not wearing a mask to protect others from COVID-19. Some of the phone calls are from those.... Read More

MTSU agritourism ‘Harvest Handbags’ project brings joy, agriculture to 80 Campus School students

Nov 27, 2020 at 02:15 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — It was hard to judge who had the most fun — a group of MTSU agritourism students who prepared agriculture-related “Harvest Handbags&rdq.... Read More

Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill Area reports Decline in Odor Related Complaints

Nov 27, 2020 at 10:41 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Over the last two months, the Middle Point Landfill team has expedited the installation of new and replacement gas wells at the site to help reduce.... Read More

Rutherford County School Students return to "In Classroom" Learning on Tuesday, but Schools Open for "Virtual Learning" on Monday

Nov 27, 2020 at 10:28 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: The Rutherford County School system was closed throughout the entire week of Thanksgiving and will re-open Monday with what has been labeled as a &l.... Read More

Rutherford County now has 9th Lowest Unemployment Rate in TN

Nov 27, 2020 at 08:57 am by WGNS

Many Tennessee counties experienced changes in their unemployment rates during October 2020, according to newly released data from the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workfo.... Read More

Rockvale High School Student one of the First Female Eagle Scouts in Rutherford County part of the Inaugural Class of female Eagle Scouts in US

Nov 24, 2020 at 11:48 am by WGNS

Rockvale High School student Taylor Bell is making history as being one of the first female Eagle Scout’s in Rutherford County...Bell described what it was like whe.... Read More

Senior Citizen Carjacked Monday

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:44 am by WGNS

(Leanna Community) There was a carjacking in the Leanna area n Monday. With more, here's WGNS' Ron Jordan (hear on WGNSradio.com)... MORE DETAILS: A senior citizen escaped inj.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies Save the Life of a Man in Christiana Area

Nov 24, 2020 at 07:32 am by WGNS

Three men teamed up to save an unconscious driver’s life inside a running vehicle Tuesday near the Dollar General store on Epps Mill Road in Christiana, sheriff’s.... Read More

Rutherford County Virtual School is NOT Related to COVID-19 - Enrollment Open Now thru Evening of Nov. 24th

Nov 23, 2020 at 11:18 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County School system has a new “Virtual School” that started earlier this year. The school is for students in 6th grade through 12th grade.With COVI.... Read More

Rutherford County Officials Prepare for Thanksgiving

Nov 23, 2020 at 09:40 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—With Thanksgiving being the nation’s peak day for home cooking fires, Rutherford County Fire Rescue officials want to make sure the community.... Read More

Rutherford County Narcotics Detective earns Statewide Award

Nov 20, 2020 at 11:35 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County Sheriff’s detective earned an outstanding achievement award from the Tennessee Narcotic Officers Association Saturday.Detective R.L. “Fuzzy&rdq.... Read More

Subject Facing 26 Sexual Abuse Related Charges Against a Minor in Rutherford County

Nov 20, 2020 at 10:02 am by WGNS

WGNS NEWS - A five-day trial has been scheduled in a Rutherford County Circuit Courtroom for a man by the name of Juan Florentino.The 58-year old suspect is facing a long list.... Read More

New Unemployment Claims in Tennessee (Weekly and Bi-Weekly)

Nov 19, 2020 at 10:46 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims are down slightly in Tennessee since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.The most recent week ending on November 14th closed with 6,182 new unemployment.... Read More

Siegel High School Teacher Katie Harris Wins Grant

Nov 18, 2020 at 09:06 am by WGNS

Katie Harris, who brings twelve years of experience to Siegel High School, was recently awarded the Richard Siegel Grant for more than $9,000. The grant will be used to help d.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) announces new renewable green energy option

Nov 18, 2020 at 08:30 am by WGNS

No doubt about it – renewable green energy options are important to an increasing number of people around the globe.“We want to give our members more options when.... Read More

Rocky Fork Elementary distance-learning extension

Nov 17, 2020 at 03:14 pm by WGNS

Changes are in place for Rocky Fork Elementary School in Smyrna, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.James Evans, spokesperson for the Rutherford County School System confirmed the s.... Read More

Three Arrested Following Hours-Long Standoff in La Vergne

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:50 am by WGNS

A wanted person out of Sumner County was one of three people arrested in La Vergne overnight after an hours-long standoff with police.Around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, November 16 t.... Read More