Rutherford County

Dodge Charger Leads Authorities on 130+ MPH Chase Down I-24

May 12, 2021 at 11:40 am by WGNS

A man driving what appeared to be a blue Dodge Charger Scat Pack with 485 horsepower, evidently led authorities on a pursuit through Rutherford County. The chase started after.... Read More

Local Jail Inmate Transported to the ER

May 12, 2021 at 10:28 am by WGNS

A Rutherford County jail inmate had to be transported to Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital on Wednesday morning. Evidently, the subject was arrested by Murfreesboro Police on P.... Read More

FOUR Shootings on Rutherford County Interstates

May 12, 2021 at 09:39 am by WGNS

One driver escaped injury when another motorist fired a handgun into his car Friday on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies said.In unrelated cases, anoth.... Read More

Rep. Terry of Murfreesboro Brought Awareness to Illegal Organ Harvesting in China and Ended Session by Passing Medical Cannabis Bill in TN

May 12, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

The first half of the 112th Tennessee General Assembly, which saw significant progress and protections advanced for Tennesseans, has adjourned.  Representative Bryan Terr.... Read More

POSITIVE: 35 LaVergne High students earn associate’s degree while graduating high school

May 12, 2021 at 06:16 am by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN. - Paige Adekplor has never visited New Haven, Connecticut. Rawand Aziz has never been to Princeton, New Jersey. Ricky Martin has never stepped foot in.... Read More

Five Rutherford County graduates will attend prestigious United States Air Force, Naval and Military Academy at West Point; four seniors presented with ROTC Distinguished Leader Graduate Awar

May 11, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Lance Garcia was 10 years old when his father decided to enlist in the United States Air Force.The Central Magnet senior’s grandfather did the same in the 1940s.“T.... Read More

Stewarts Creek High air rifle team finishes third in state, fifth in nation

May 11, 2021 at 01:41 pm by WGNS

By KEITH RYAN CARTWRIGHT: A veteran team of JROTC cadets from Stewarts Creek High School finished third in the state and fifth at the JROTC Air Rifle Army Nationals.The S.... Read More

Sports, Grocery Stores and More Equal Tourism Dollars and Overnight Stays in Rutherford County, TN

May 10, 2021 at 02:30 pm by WGNS

Groups, meetings and sports teams are returning to Rutherford County, thanks to both businesses and athletes!This week, the Rutherford County Convention and Visitors Bureau is.... Read More

Rutherford County Population Growth = One of the Fastest Growing TN Counties

May 10, 2021 at 10:52 am by WGNS

Rutherford County (TN) Property Assessor Rob Mitchell told WGNS news that recent census data puts the population growth rate at tops in the Volunteer State.Rutherford County's.... Read More

SHERIFF'S OFFICE: Man Charged with Rape, Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and More in Rutherford County

May 10, 2021 at 07:48 am by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Fifty-three charges of sexual crimes involving girls between the ages of 11 and 14 were filed against a Murfreesboro man this past Friday (5/7/2021)..... Read More

FEMA Preliminary Flood Map Information Now Available

May 05, 2021 at 03:01 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recently issued preliminary flood maps for Rutherford County.Data from FEMA indicates hundreds of pr.... Read More

Rutherford County Adult Detention Center Receives State Certification for 5th Time in 5-Years

May 04, 2021 at 10:39 am by WGNS

  Rutherford County Adult Detention Center earned state certification for the fifth time in five years.Tennessee Corrections Institute staff inspected the facility last.... Read More

Strong Storms Throughout Tuesday

May 04, 2021 at 07:23 am by WGNS

You can expect two rounds of severe weather today (May 4, 2021) in Rutherford County, along with surrounding communities, according to the National Weather Service.  The.... Read More

UPDATE: Rutherford County Safe Baby Court Holds First Graduation

May 03, 2021 at 05:23 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—A mother of two regained custody of her children and celebrated a new chapter of her life recently at the first graduation ceremony of the Rutherfo.... Read More

2020 Libertarian Candidate for Vice President to Feed Homeless in Murfreesboro Saturday

May 03, 2021 at 04:48 pm by WGNS

Spike Cohen, the 2020 Libertarian candidate for Vice President and first millennial on the ballot in all fifty states, will take part in a charity event this Satur.... Read More

Leadership Rutherford now accepting applications

May 03, 2021 at 04:23 pm by WGNS

Leadership Rutherford is now accepting applications for those wanting to participate in an upcoming class.The program is under the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce and.... Read More

Patrick Korte Killed In Saturday PM Crash

May 02, 2021 at 10:11 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN)  A Murfreesboro man was killed in a two-vehicle crash at 7:00 o'clock Saturday (5/1/2021) night on I-24 eastbound (toward Chattanooga) at the 67 mile marker.... Read More

Two People Killed in I-24 Head-On-Collision in Rutherford County

Apr 29, 2021 at 05:53 pm by WGNS

Two people are confirmed dead after an I-24 auto accident that happened on Thursday (4/29/21) afternoon in Rutherford County, according to the Tennessee Highway Patrol.The T.... Read More

THURSDAY MORNING: Four Adults, One Teen, and One Dog Displaced in House Fire

Apr 29, 2021 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Fire Rescue (RCFR) officials say a Thursday morning house fire at 2909 Ridgewood Drive has displaced a total of four adults, one.... Read More

May 2021 Art Tour in Murfreesboro, TN

Apr 29, 2021 at 11:10 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tennessee — Mark Your Calendar for the Start of a New Tradition!Just in time for the start of warmer weather, May Art Tour starts a new tradition for exper.... Read More