Rutherford County

New Front Doors for New Homes: Sims Lifecycle Services and Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity Open Doors for Affordable Homeownership

Apr 21, 2021 at 10:10 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, TN (April 21, 2021) – Sims Lifecycle Services has partnered with Rutherford County Area Habitat for Humanity (RCHFH) to provide front doors for the next 10.... Read More

Local Habitat for Humanity Program to Receive Boost in Funding to help with 15 New Homes

Apr 20, 2021 at 10:16 am by WGNS

A $300,000 check presentation will take place on Wednesday and that check will benefit the local Habitat for Humanity program in Rutherford County.An FHLB Cincinnati Affordabl.... Read More

Fundraiser to Help the Library in Eagleville, TN

Apr 20, 2021 at 08:24 am by WGNS

A special evening in May will help to raise funds for the local library system. Lance Lee who is part of the Rutherford County Library Foundation Board of Directors stated...F.... Read More

Deaths of Camara Harris and Anthony Davis Investigated as Apparent Murder-Suicide

Apr 20, 2021 at 07:01 am by WGNS

What has been labeled a murder-suicide took place this past Friday just over the Rutherford County line in Antioch. The incident is being investigated by the Metro Nashville P.... Read More

Updates on the Rutherford County Library System

Apr 19, 2021 at 05:00 pm by WGNS

The local library system could receive a additional funding, thanks to the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) signed by President Joe Biden.The total funding from the act nationw.... Read More

Eighth Annual Rutherford ATHENA Awards is June 3

Apr 19, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tennessee. - RUTHERFORD Cable, founding sponsor of the ATHENA International Leadership Award for Rutherford County, announces the 2021 nominees for this year&rsq.... Read More

Prescription Drug Take-Back This Friday in Murfreesboro

Apr 19, 2021 at 06:55 am by WGNS

Local law enforcement and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are working to provide the public the opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of.... Read More

Murfreesboro Neighborhoods Come Together to Fight Crime with Technology

Apr 16, 2021 at 02:18 pm by WGNS

Several neighborhoods are so serious about protecting their streets and children who often enjoy riding their bikes on their dead-end street, that neighbors came together to f.... Read More

The Battle of Weight Loss in Rutherford County and Far Beyond

Apr 16, 2021 at 12:30 pm by WGNS

For many, weight loss is tough and diets can be challenging, but the reward at the end of the battle is rewarding. Losing weight can equal not only a better quality of life, b.... Read More

UPDATE: ATF Offers Reward in Rutherford County, TN Gun Theft Case

Apr 16, 2021 at 10:35 am by WGNS

LA VERGNE, Tenn. — We have more news on a firearms heist that happened in LaVergne on Monday, April 12th. Now, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosiv.... Read More

TN General Assembly passes bill aiming to curb catalytic converter thefts

Apr 15, 2021 at 10:36 am by WGNS

In past news stories you have likely heard about catalytic converter thefts throughout Rutherford County. A catalytic converter is part of a vehicles exhaust system that.... Read More

Operation 40 to 40 this Friday - Speeding Citations and More in Rutherford County and Beyond

Apr 14, 2021 at 04:43 pm by WGNS

Drivers driving at excessive speeds on Interstate 840 may expect traffic citations during Operation 40 to 40 from 4 a.m. to 8 a.m. THIS Friday from Dickson County to Wilson Co.... Read More

The Landfill in Rutherford County Could Be Majorly EXPANDED?

Apr 14, 2021 at 12:42 pm by WGNS

There is a large amount of garbage being dumped into the Middle Point Landfill that is located in the Walter Hill area of Rutherford County, which means the life of the landfi.... Read More

Tennessee Department of Health Statement on Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:59 am by WGNS

As announced on Tuesday, the Tennessee Department of Health is acting upon recent guidance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Communications District - National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Apr 14, 2021 at 11:22 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN – Since being officially designated by Congress in 1991, public safety agencies across the country have recognized the instrumental role played by 911 t.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Youth Suicide Prevention Training for Parents

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:26 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools are teaming up with Trustpoint Hospital in Murfreesboro for an important seminar geared towards parents.The event will provide youth suicide prev.... Read More

Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center announces 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year

Apr 13, 2021 at 09:08 pm by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Supervisor Elizabeth Stubblefield has been named 2021 Public Safety Telecommunicator of the Year for her.... Read More

Walter Hill Elementary Precautionary Evacuation due to Gas Leak

Apr 13, 2021 at 11:31 am by WGNS

James Evans, spokesperson with the Rutherford County Schools, notified parents of Walter Hill School Students on Tuesday about a gas leak. The gas leak was reported outsi.... Read More

Appeal Denied Again for Man Convicted on 9 Counts of Rape of a Child

Apr 13, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Last year, WGNS told you about a convicted rapist who filed an appeal asking for post-conviction relief, but was denied. The registered sex offender then filed another appeal,.... Read More

Rutherford County Emergency Management Agency Informs Community About FEMA’s COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Program

Apr 12, 2021 at 11:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program launched Monday to assist with financial expenses of funerals for COVID-19 related deaths.Ruth.... Read More