Rutherford County

Smyrna West Alternative and Oakland Middle Schools are the latest to switch to Distance Learning

Dec 07, 2020 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County School system has announced more changes due to COVID-19. Parent’s of students at Smyrna West Alternative School and Oakland Middle School were to.... Read More

Compressor Repairs Underway at Middle Point Landfill - $1.4M Infrastructure Project Complete

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:33 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Earlier this week, the Middle Point Landfill team announced the completion of its recent $1.4M infrastructure project to add or replace 40 lan.... Read More

Trees of Hope: You can be the reason someone has hope this holiday season

Dec 07, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Trees of Hope, the newest spin on an Angel Tree, are now spread across town. These 2ft tall, mini Christmas Trees showcase purple and teal orn.... Read More

Siegel High School Hootsuite Student Program Secured

Dec 07, 2020 at 10:54 am by WGNS

Siegel High School Social Media and Analytics teacher Tristan Brown has secured the Hootsuite Student Program at Siegel by networking with the CEO of Hootsuite. Repo.... Read More

Special Kids and Other Non-Profits Benefit on Giving Tuesday

Dec 03, 2020 at 08:59 am by scott

It is hard to believe what can take place for the good in as little as 24-hours.  During this year's Giving Tuesday campaign that took place earlier this week, non-profit.... Read More

Six Rutherford County Schools Switch to Distance Learning

Dec 03, 2020 at 08:23 am by scott

James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools confirmed more changes due to COVID-19. Now, several more schools are switching to distance-learning only as opposed to in-class.... Read More

Siegel High School Switching to Distance Learning Dec. 3rd to Dec. 11th

Dec 02, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

WGNS has learned that Siegel High School is the latest school to announce distance learning for students, due to COVID-19. James Evans with the Rutherford County Schools.... Read More

Plainview Elementary School set to open in August 2021

Dec 02, 2020 at 08:23 am by WGNS

A new school in Rutherford County will be open for the next school year. Plainview Elementary School near the Plainview Road and Sledge Road intersection is currently under co.... Read More

Child Abandonment and Neglect in Rutherford County are Real Issues

Dec 01, 2020 at 11:06 am by WGNS

Abandonment and neglect are forms of child abuse, but the lack of reporting such issues are also a problem. Rutherford County Juvenile Court Judge Donna Scott Davenport pleade.... Read More

Nursing Homes See Worst Spike In New COVID Cases Since Last Spring As Community Spread Increases Across The U.S.

Dec 01, 2020 at 10:36 am by WGNS

TENNESSEE CASES of COVID-19:According to the Tennessee Department of Health, long term care facilities in the Volunteer State currently report there are 516 facilities with CO.... Read More

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