Rutherford County

Man accused of stealing a truck while on probation for previous theft

Jan 27, 2022 at 06:02 pm by WGNS

A contractor reported that his Ford F-250 was stolen while working on a project along Old Lascassas Pike. The contractor told police that he was inside one of the trailers o.... Read More

Unknown Subject Steals Expensive Plasma Cutter from Sam's Club

Jan 27, 2022 at 04:27 pm by WGNS

A specially designed tool used to precisely cut through metal was stolen from Sam's Club on John R. Rice Boulevard, and authorities have little to go by in nabbing the thief.... Read More

Rutherford County Records a 2.6% Unemployment Rate

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

The unemployment numbers for each of Tennessee's 95-counties has been confirmed for the month of December and the jobless rate increased in 87 counties during the month. Fiv.... Read More

Outstanding Fairs were Honored at 100th Annual Convention in Murfreesboro

Jan 27, 2022 at 11:38 am by WGNS

This past week, Murfreesboro was home to a historic mark in history, the milestone celebration of 100 years of fairs throughout the Volunteer State. On January 20th through.... Read More

On the Serving Line in the Rutherford County Schools

Jan 27, 2022 at 10:50 am by WGNS

“At the end of the day we buckle down and get it done,” Sydney Hurst said. These are a few of the many strengths of the Christiana Middle School cafeteria cre.... Read More

Rutherford County Woman dropped off at Nashville hospital with blunt force trauma and life threatening injuries

Jan 26, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

  UPDATED (1/26/22) - WGNS has confirmed that the woman who was dropped off at Southern Hills Medical Center in Nashville with blunt force trauma injuries on Monday, was.... Read More

Vanderbilt Child Health Poll of Tennessee parents: 40% of kids missed at least one week of school; 70% favor remote learning availability

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:34 pm by WGNS

STUDY: The latest analysis of the Vanderbilt Child Health Poll has found that nearly 40% of Tennessee parents said their children missed at least one week of school during the.... Read More

Black History Month at MTSU celebrates love, health, wellness, relationships

Jan 26, 2022 at 04:30 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. --“Black Love: Health, Wellness, Relationships” is the theme of this year’s Black History Month celebration throughout February at M.... Read More

Rutherford County to Break Ground on Public Safety Building in Rockvale

Jan 26, 2022 at 09:13 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County will break ground this week on the first of four public safety buildings to be positioned in the rural areas of the County. &nbs.... Read More

Plainview Elementary School Wins Design Award

Jan 25, 2022 at 05:29 pm by WGNS

Plainview Elementary School has been chosen as the winner of the TSBA 2021 School of the Year Award. The award from the Tennessee School Boards Association recognizes the sc.... Read More

School Zone Changes for Riverdale, Rockvale, Blackman and Siegel High Schools

Jan 25, 2022 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

  The Rutherford County Board of Education has narrowed its study proposal for a rezoning plan that will affect future students at Rockvale, Riverdale, Blackman and Sieg.... Read More

The Green Book equaled Safety for African American Families between 1936 and 1966 - Discussion / Film to be held in Murfreesboro

Jan 25, 2022 at 10:37 am by WGNS

Black History Month will take place in February and a special discussion will be held along with the presentation of two different documentaries in Murfreesboro. One of the do.... Read More

BLOOD CRISIS: Threat to Red Cross blood supply continues

Jan 25, 2022 at 09:40 am by WGNS

While there has been a significant and encouraging response to the dire need for blood across the nation, the American Red Cross needs more people to give in the weeks ahead t.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools to hold Career Fair and Sign-on Bonuses Available for Some Positions

Jan 24, 2022 at 02:24 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are hiring and a sign on bonus is available for new teachers in certain fields of study...That was Dr. Andrea Anthony, Assistant Superintendent.... Read More

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties Announces the Opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) Program

Jan 24, 2022 at 11:20 am by WGNS

United Way of Rutherford and Cannon Counties announces the opening of the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program for the upcoming tax season, February 3 – April.... Read More

The Rutherford County School System is Hiring as we take a look at Student Growth mixed with More Schools

Jan 24, 2022 at 09:21 am by Producer

Today on the WGNS Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker spoke to the Rutherford County School’s Human Resources department. Some of the highlights discussed: • Virtua.... Read More

Commentary: Being Critical of the Critics who write reviews for wine, plays and more (Listen)

Jan 24, 2022 at 07:49 am by WGNS

Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: People who review books, fashion and wine… how do they know so much about the items they review and what gives them the auth.... Read More

Gas Prices in Rutherford County and Throughout Tennessee This Week

Jan 24, 2022 at 07:29 am by WGNS

Average gasoline prices in Tennessee are unchanged  in the last week, averaging $3.01/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 3,821 stations in Tennessee. Prices in Te.... Read More

Free Coats for Those in Need - Friday, Jan. 28, 2022 in Murfreesboro

Jan 23, 2022 at 11:30 am by WGNS

Barnabas Vision is having a coat giveaway on Friday the 28th from 8:30am - 11:00am.  The coats are free for those who lack the ability to buy a coat. Coats will be a.... Read More

Rep. Bryan Terry Files Legislation Requiring Local Support for Any Landfill Expansion

Jan 21, 2022 at 03:49 pm by WGNS

Representative Bryan Terry, MD(R-Murfreesboro) has filed legislation to require a letter of support from local governments for any application to expand or modify an existing.... Read More