Rutherford County

Helping Homeless in Middle Tennessee

Oct 26, 2021 at 04:55 pm by WGNS

WGNS recently visited Madison, Tennessee where we learned about Layman Lessons, an organization that help's those who are homeless. Hear our short interview below... &nbs.... Read More

Red Cross emergency blood shortage: Lowest supply levels in more than a decade

Oct 26, 2021 at 02:31 pm by WGNS

With Thanksgiving and the holidays approaching, the American Red Cross urges donors to continue to make and keep appointments now and in the weeks ahead to help overcome the o.... Read More

Rutherford County Health Department Offering Booster Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:58 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Rutherford County Health Department (RCHD) is now offering booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines to certain populations.For individuals who receiv.... Read More

Uncle Dave Macon Days Announces 2022 at Hop Springs

Oct 26, 2021 at 09:38 am by WGNS

From a sense of sound to image, roots music and Uncle Dave Macon enthusiasts will follow the picturesque vistas of Middle Tennessee to Hop Springs in Readyville, TN.  Roo.... Read More

Hidden Cameras Installed in Rutherford County to Catch those who Litter

Oct 26, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

For those who illegally dump waste in areas of Rutherford County where they think no one is looking…That was Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron who is trying to curb i.... Read More

As the district’s first Learning Loss Coordinator, Davis working to develop programming to accelerate learning for students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic

Oct 25, 2021 at 05:36 pm by WGNS

Twenty years later, Elizabeth Davis has a rather unique way of recalling her move from Giles to Shelby County when she enrolled at the University of Memphis.Her hometown of Pu.... Read More

Ribbon-Cutting for Tennessee’s First 3D Mobile Mammography Coach in Rutherford County

Oct 25, 2021 at 10:19 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford will host a ribbon-cutting celebration of Tennessee’s first 3D mammogram breast tomosynthesis coach.T.... Read More

A Denied Request to Expand the Landfill and Talks of Solving a Growing Waste Problem in Rutherford County Continue

Oct 25, 2021 at 08:00 am by WGNS

UPDATE: Discussions about a denied request for the Middle Point Landfill to expand continue.  Earlier this year on July 9th,  the Central Tennessee Region Solid Wast.... Read More

When Do You Trick or Treat?

Oct 22, 2021 at 08:17 am by WGNS

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN)  When do you trick or treat this year.  2021 is a challenging year for spooks, and made even more so with the fluctuating numbers from COVID-.... Read More

UPDATE: Pedestrian Killed in I-24 Accident this Past Saturday was Struck After Previous Accident that Morning

Oct 21, 2021 at 04:41 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE: WGNS has more information on an accident in which an Antioch man was struck and killed by a semi-truck on I-24 in Rutherford County this Saturday morning at 3A.... Read More

Business: Award Winning Dermatology Group Opening New Mohs Surgical Suite in Smyrna

Oct 21, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

(Smyrna, TN) – Stones River Dermatology is proud to announce the opening of its new Mohs Micrographic Surgery Suite at its Smyrna, Tennessee location. The open house i.... Read More

Nashville Superspeedway Set to Host Tennessee Drift Halloween Event

Oct 21, 2021 at 02:44 pm by WGNS

Car enthusiast can drift between the Rutherford and Wilson County lines at the Nashville Superspeedway off of I-840.Officials with the Nashville Superspeedway (NSS) announced.... Read More
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UPDATE: Growth in Murfreesboro and Beyond

Oct 21, 2021 at 01:05 pm by WGNS

The landscape continues to change atop Tiger Hill, also known as Marshall Knobs in Murfreesboro. While the peak of the hill remains unchanged for the most part, the foot of th.... Read More

Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee

Oct 21, 2021 at 10:15 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Nine Rutherford County celebrities will compete in the 15th annual Read To Succeed Celebrity Spelling Bee on Nov. 4th at 6 p.m. The special event w.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office asks for help in locating Man Reported as MISSING

Oct 20, 2021 at 07:27 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help from the community in locating a missing man.50-Year-old Brandon Alexander Harvey of Murfreesboro was reporte.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric is Thanking Teachers for their Dedication to Children in Rutherford County

Oct 20, 2021 at 06:21 pm by WGNS

October is known as National Co-op month, which is a great time to slow down and thank those who work for Middle Tennessee Electric. The local utility provider was founded i.... Read More

Operation Slow Down in Rutherford County

Oct 20, 2021 at 03:29 pm by WGNS

Speed kills, said Tennessee Highway Patrol Sgt. Shawn Boyd."The faster you go the more likely you are to be involved in a fatality or serious injury crash," Boyd said.That&rsq.... Read More

Angela Shofner recognized by Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists

Oct 20, 2021 at 10:51 am by WGNS

Angela Shofner will receive the Public School Incentive Award later this week at the 2021 Tennessee Association of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists conference.Sho.... Read More

New Museum to Help Tell Rutherford County's Story on Local Square

Oct 20, 2021 at 09:04 am by WGNS

A new museum will soon be open in downtown Murfreesboro. The museum will be inside the Rutherford County Courthouse.County Mayor Bill Ketron told WGNS NEWS…Ketron said.... Read More

Celebration Concert Announcement Regarding Uncle Dave Macon Days on October 24th

Oct 19, 2021 at 03:52 pm by WGNS

The community is invited to enjoy a few memories of Uncle Dave Macon Days this Sunday as the 2015 Uncle Dave Macon Days TrailBlazer winners, The SteelDrivers with speci.... Read More