Rutherford County

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Hiring 5 Deputies

Sep 04, 2020 at 09:54 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office is hiring…That was Captain Angela Istvanditsch. She said the recent grant approval for five additional deputies will help i.... Read More

State Troopers Remind Motorist to Slow Your Roll

Sep 04, 2020 at 08:48 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Highway Patrol has a special message to kick off Labor Day Weekend…NASHVILLE: In nearby Nashville, a sobriety checkpoint has been annonced for a location.... Read More

Man Convicted of First Degree Murder Appeals - Denied

Sep 01, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

A man who was convicted of first-degree murder, felony murder, especially aggravated robbery and more in Rutherford County has filed an appeal.Ronallen Hardy is currently serv.... Read More

Stephanie Brackman Named President of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce Executives

Aug 31, 2020 at 09:35 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce Chief Operating Officer Stephanie Brackman has been named President of Tennessee Chamber of Com.... Read More

Meeting to Discuss Emergency Services in Murfreesboro and Rutherford County

Aug 31, 2020 at 06:45 am by WGNS

The City of Murfreesboro will hold a Public Meeting Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the Murfreesboro and Rutherford County Emergency Services.While little has.... Read More

Give red, white and ‘True Blue’ blood Sept. 10 at MTSU ‘Battle of the Branches’

Aug 28, 2020 at 09:38 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU wants to help the local American Red Cross chapter save lives in an all-American “True Blue” way again this year in a campus- and.... Read More

The price of CORN in Tennessee and the Full Market Report from the Rutherford County Agriculture Service

Aug 28, 2020 at 09:18 am by WGNS

Corn has multiple applications... it can be used for not only food, but also in the production of ethanol, deodorant, cough drops and more.Rachel Painter with the Rutherford C.... Read More

MTSU Honors College dean receives national Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award

Aug 27, 2020 at 03:48 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU Honors College Dean John R. Vile is the 2020-22 recipient of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Scholar Award.Vile, Honors dean since 2008, ea.... Read More

Landfill Life is Short in Rutherford County - What's Next for Our TRASH?

Aug 26, 2020 at 12:02 pm by WGNS

The Middle Point Landfill in Walter Hill has a life expectancy of less than 9 years, as heard in previous newscast. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron is looking at new ideas.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff's Office: National Dog Day honors dogs who put their lives on the line

Aug 26, 2020 at 11:24 am by WGNS

  National Dog Day helps rescue dogs and honors dogs who put their lives on the line.The Sheriff’s Office celebrates the day by honoring the K9 Unit of eight deput.... Read More

Full 15-miles of Greenway Trail in Murfreesboro to be open by December

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:15 am by WGNS

The Murfreesboro Greenway Trail will soon be a full 15-miles in length, which means the area that has been under construction will soon be opened…That was Murfreesboro.... Read More

Rutherford Co. Mayor Bill Ketron and Deputy to the Mayor Steve Sandlin on air

Aug 26, 2020 at 09:06 am by Producer

On this episode of the Action Line, WGNS' Scott Walker talks to Rutherford Co. Mayor Bill Ketron and learns the proper title to Steve Sandlin, the "Deputy to the Mayor." They.... Read More

Amelia Lawrence joins Mindful Care as activity assistant

Aug 26, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO) Raising a special-needs son would be a bold and exhausting endeavor for any single parent, but Amelia Lawrence also considers it a privilege and challenge to wo.... Read More

Man Arrested after Allegedly Locking Woman in Bedroom for 2 Days

Aug 24, 2020 at 04:11 pm by WGNS

A man was charged after he allegedly assaulted a woman, kept in her bedroom two days and took her phone so she could not call for help, a sheriff’s deputy reported.John.... Read More

RUTHERFORD COUNTY SCHOOLS: Smyrna Elementary School Quarantine

Aug 21, 2020 at 04:21 pm by WGNS

Smyrna Elementary School will re-open on Monday after being closed due to COVID-19. This news was confirmed on Friday after additional guidance was received Thursday at the Ru.... Read More

Hear Seven Inspirational Women Share Their Stories on Friday, September 11, 2020

Aug 21, 2020 at 02:59 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn., August 21, 2020— Leaders of all types in Rutherford County are called to attend Leadercast Women to discover the power of taking courage in their da.... Read More

State Rep. Mike Sparks honors health care workers

Aug 20, 2020 at 03:27 pm by WGNS

State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, unanimously passed a resolution honoring health care workers on the front lines in the fight against Covid-19 during the 61st Extraordinary S.... Read More

POSITIVE NEWS ALERT: Fire Victim Shows Appreciation to RCFR Crews Responsible for Saving Her Dog

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:35 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Shortly before midnight on June 17, 2020, Rosemary Faulk, a Rutherford County employee, was asleep in her Yeargan Road home when her dog “Pri.... Read More

UPDATE: Fatal Accident on I-840 Tuesday

Aug 20, 2020 at 10:12 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on a fatal accident that occurred on I-840 at the Triune exit on Tuesday evening (8/18/20 at 5:24PM).The Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed that 30-year.... Read More

Discovery Center to open 'Rightfully Hers' exhibit focused on 19th Amendment

Aug 18, 2020 at 01:07 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Discovery Center is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, which ratified women’s right to vote, with a new pop-up ex.... Read More