Rutherford County

La Vergne Police Officer recognized at Mothers against Drunk Driving Ceremony

Dec 14, 2021 at 01:59 pm by WGNS

(La Vergne, Tenn.) On December 9th, Law Enforcement members from across the state were in attendance for the annual Mothers Against Drunk Driving Night of Remembrance and Awar.... Read More

$750K USDA grant establishes Tennessee Digital Agriculture Center at MTSU to enhance youth education

Dec 14, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU’s School of Agriculture seeks to develop the first Digital Agriculture Center in Tennessee after landing three-year,.... Read More

The Time is NOW to Send Gifts Via FedEx to Loved Ones for Christmas (with audio)

Dec 14, 2021 at 10:33 am by WGNS

It’s time to get packing - packing and sending gifts for loved ones that is...Scroll down for exact details on FedEx'ing...   Continued...Recap for Sending Gi.... Read More
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Murfreesboro Christmas Parade Huge Success

Dec 13, 2021 at 03:34 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  With sunny skies and temperatures around 50-degrees, the Murfreesboro Christmas Parade was a huge success. Emergency vehicles were the first to roll at.... Read More

MTSU’s fall Class of 2021 marks ‘student success’ with 1,600-plus new degrees

Dec 13, 2021 at 01:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Amid the 1,672 new success stories celebrated at Middle Tennessee State University on Saturday, Dec. 11, fall 2021 gr.... Read More

Rutherford County Safety Coordinator Dan Goode to Retire

Dec 13, 2021 at 11:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Safety Coordinator Dan Goode will retire from the County this month after 14 years of service.Hired as County Safety Coordinator.... Read More

HAPPY TRAILS: Communications Specialist Keith Ryan Cartwright departing RCS after publishing book on black cowboys

Dec 10, 2021 at 11:55 am by WGNS

Keith Ryan Cartwright has spent the past five years helping to tell the stories of Rutherford County Schools. After recently publishing a highly regarded book about the untold.... Read More

Chicken Salad Chick Investing in The Journey Home of Murfreesboro

Dec 10, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Chicken Salad Chick recently announced their Giving Card Campaign in the Middle Tennessee area stores benefitting The Journey Home and raising money n.... Read More

Rutherford County Fire & Rescue Warns that Open Burning Can Lead to Brush Fires and Other Consequences

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:59 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN— Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) warns that open burning, if not done properly, can lead to large brush fires and additional consequences.The.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:47 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective Patty Oeser earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.... Read More
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One of the Largest Sports Entertainment Parks in the World will be built in Murfreesboro, TN

Dec 10, 2021 at 07:31 am by WGNS

UPDATED: WGNS has all of the latest details, soundbites, video and more. Read all about the new multi-sports arena / baseball, softball, soccer, football fields / ice hockey r.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Presents 2021 Physician Awards for Excellence in Clinical Leadership

Dec 10, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to recognize its 2021 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership.  Dr. Ma.... Read More

Public Defender Announces Candidacy for Re-Election

Dec 09, 2021 at 12:54 pm by WGNS

Gerald L. Melton, Public Defender for the 16th Judicial District, has officially announced his candidacy for re-election.The 16th Judicial District is comprised of Rutherfor.... Read More

Three people indicted for the fentanyl overdose death of a Murfreesboro man and other related charges

Dec 09, 2021 at 11:39 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Rutherford County Grand Jury has indicted two men and a woman for murder and other fentanyl related charges surrounding the April 2021 dea.... Read More

New Men's Program "Life University" Getting Started at Greenhouse Ministries

Dec 09, 2021 at 08:53 am by WGNS

The brand-new building that Greenhouse Ministries recently moved into is now operational. This news means that their new men’s program is about to start.Cliff Sharp, co-.... Read More

State Rep. Bryan Terry ranked among most conservative legislators in Tennessee by American Conservative Union

Dec 08, 2021 at 04:12 pm by WGNS

State Representative Bryan Terry, M.D., R-Murfreesboro, has been ranked as one of the most conservative members of the Tennessee General Assembly by the American Conservative.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor to make significant economic development announcement Thursday

Dec 08, 2021 at 03:59 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland, corporate executives, along with state and local officials, will make a significant announcement of Middle Tennessee regional interest on.... Read More

Report: 34.4% of Tennessee households lack broadband internet, 15th most in U.S.

Dec 08, 2021 at 11:30 am by WGNS News

Reports indicate that 14.3% of Tennessee households have no internet at all. Furthermore, a recent analysis found that 34.4% of Tennessee households don’t have broa.... Read More

MTSU intern 'set bar pretty high' volunteering in state agriculture position

Dec 08, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Fermentation science graduate student Cathy Rubin left quite an impression with state agriculture officials — including MTSU a.... Read More

Commissioner Allen to Run for Rutherford County Mayor

Dec 07, 2021 at 07:21 pm by WGNS

SMRYNA – Rutherford County Commissioner, small business owner, and former healthcare executive Rhonda Allen announced today she is a candidate in the Republican Primar.... Read More