Rutherford County

Central Magnet School graduates compete in Great Race again

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:57 pm by WGNS

Four Central Magnet School graduates will concentrate not on speed but accuracy when they compete in the Hemmings Motor News Great Race starting Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.... Read More

Home Sales Up and Inventory Down in Rutherford County and the Nashville Market

Jun 15, 2021 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

It is hard to hide the fact that the current atmosphere in real estate shows that it’s a sellers’ market for Rutherford County residents. Recent data also shows th.... Read More

Decherd Police Officer Arrested in Murfreesboro

Jun 15, 2021 at 01:51 pm by WGNS

An off-duty Decherd Police officer was charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly pointed his department-issued handgun at a driver Sunday in Murfreesboro, a Rutherfor.... Read More

Nurse Aide in Rutherford County Arrested - Charged with Theft and Financial Exploitation

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:22 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A joint investigation by special agents with the Medicaid Fraud Control Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, and detectives with t.... Read More

Anti-LGBTQ Vandalism in Nearby County as Organizers Plan PRIDE Event

Jun 15, 2021 at 10:07 am by WGNS

Not too far from Murfreesboro is a small community in Maury County called Columbia, Tennessee. The city has a population of about 40,400 residents, so crimes of vandalism tend.... Read More

This morning we took a look into changes with the Rutherford County Library System and what the Future of Libraries Looks Like

Jun 15, 2021 at 09:03 am by Producer

This morning our guest was Rita Shacklett, Director of the Rutherford County Library System. She told listeners about changes with the Library System and what the Future of Li.... Read More

Rutherford County Library UPDATES

Jun 15, 2021 at 04:30 am by WGNS

Hear the latest updates from the Rutherford County Library System in Murfreesboro, Smyrna and Eagleville below: 

UPDATE: Florida Pastor Accused of Rape in Murfreesboro Has Had Case Rescheduled 8-Times

Jun 14, 2021 at 12:24 pm by WGNS

We have another update to a story that you first heard in 2018 on WGNS RADIO.Reports indicate the Florida pastor accused of molesting two teen girls in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.... Read More

Theft in Christiana - Have You Seen This Truck?

Jun 14, 2021 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

Do you recognize this truck?The driver of the truck may be a suspect in a theft of property case that occured on May 29th at Miller Road in Christiana, according to.... Read More

New Scam Targeting Senior Citizens in Middle Tennessee

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:53 am by WGNS

A new scam is churning in Middle Tennessee, most recently targeting senior citizens in Hendersonville.Two Miami men were charged after they allegedly scammed two senior citize.... Read More

Thousands of Jobs Available NOW in Rutherford County

Jun 14, 2021 at 11:13 am by WGNS

The job market is booming right now in Rutherford County. From government jobs to the private sector, there is a long list of places hiring new employees.One of the many job o.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY: Heart of Tennessee Chapter of the American Red Cross Honors Volunteers

Jun 11, 2021 at 12:33 pm by WGNS

The Heart of Tennessee chapter of the American Red Cross is HOT right now with positive volunteers making a difference in the Rutherford County Community and beyond. The Ameri.... Read More

Over 1,000 Rutherford County School Students Participating in Credit Recovery - Summer School Programs

Jun 11, 2021 at 08:57 am by WGNS

The 2020-2021 school year was not ideal for anyone.  For some students, it proved to be problematic. Jakob Salas was one of those students.A senior at Smyrna High School,.... Read More

UPDATE to 2019 TBI Human Trafficking Sting that Unfolded in Rutherford County

Jun 10, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

  WGNS NEWS has an update to a story that first hit the airwaves in 2019 that involved human trafficking and multiple arrests made by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigati.... Read More

Temporary federal program to help eligible families pay for internet service during the pandemic

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:26 am by WGNS

The Federal Communications Commission’s Emergency Broadband Benefit Program may be able to help families of students who are struggling to afford their monthly internet.... Read More

Rutherford County Historian Receives NSDAR’s Historic Preservation Medal

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Historian Greg Tucker recently received the Historic Preservation Medal presented by the National Society of the Daughters of the.... Read More

UPDATE: Local Resident to Face Two Rape Charges and One Aggravated Rape Charge Next Month

Jun 09, 2021 at 06:53 pm by WGNS

39-Year old Smyrna, TN resident Ilaz Neziri is scheduled to be in court next month to face two counts of rape and one count of aggravated rape.Neziri was arrested under a seal.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Announces Recreation Grant for City of LaVergne

Jun 09, 2021 at 03:44 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced on Wednesday a $161,501 parks and recreation grant for the City of LaVergne for a new neighborho.... Read More

Smyrna FFA receives $1,200 Living to Serve grant from National FFA Organization

Jun 09, 2021 at 03:33 pm by WGNS

The Smyrna FFA chapter in Smyrna, TN has been awarded a Spring Semester-Long Living to Serve Grant in the amount of $1200.The nationwide program provides grant money to local.... Read More

Rutherford County Welcomes Green as New Domestic Violence Coordinator

Jun 08, 2021 at 02:57 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Sarahi Green was recently named Rutherford County’s new Domestic Violence Coordinator.A Motlow State Community College alum with a major in s.... Read More