Rutherford County

COVID-19: Rocky Fork Elementary School now switched to Distance Learning

Nov 09, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

Rocky Fork Elementary School parents in Smyrna were the latest to be notified about changes due to COVID-19. Spokesperson of the Rutherford County School System James Evans re.... Read More

Record Breaking Number of Votes in Tennessee and Rutherford County

Nov 05, 2020 at 11:22 am by WGNS

A record-breaking number of Tennesseans voted in the election either in-person during early voting, on Election Day or by absentee mail-in for the Nov. 3 p.... Read More

Fleet Feet Murfreesboro Announces Annual Frosty Fun Run

Nov 05, 2020 at 09:37 am by WGNS

The Annual Frosty Fun Run is nearing and will be held just in time to ensure that families who are less fortunate, have gifts for their children this Christmas.Due to the ongo.... Read More

Rutherford County Chamber Reports Decrease in Unemployment

Nov 02, 2020 at 10:12 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce reports an improvement in county unemployment numbers across the state and locally. September Unemployment Data:Williamson  3.6%.... Read More

Christmas 2020: Helping out families in Need this year

Oct 30, 2020 at 11:28 am by WGNS

Every year, non-profit Barnabas Vision pairs local residents with a family in need with a goal of helping that family with Christmas. Those who volunteer to help the le.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits on Downward Trend

Oct 29, 2020 at 08:55 am by WGNS

COVID-19 unemployment claims seem to be on a downward trend that has continued for the past 3 weeks in Tennessee.The most recent week ending on October 24th showed that the nu.... Read More

Voting to Allow "For" or "Against" Liquor by the Drink in places like Christiana and Lascassas

Oct 26, 2020 at 10:15 am by WGNS

A special referendum will be seen on the ballot in Rutherford County for voters who live outside of local cities. Election Commissioner Alan Farley told WGNS...Again, the refe.... Read More

UPDATE: Grandmother continues to appeal for more information on granddaughter's death

Oct 23, 2020 at 11:15 am by WGNS

Grandmother Annie Maples lives with the pain of two sons dying and now suffers more heartache from the death of her granddaughter, Shontisha Marie Rutland.Rutland, 22, of Nash.... Read More

Doors of Hope Helping Women after Release from Prison or Jail in Rutherford County

Oct 22, 2020 at 11:52 am by WGNS

The annual Doors of Hope Firefly Super was virtual this year, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. However, that does not stop what the local non-profit stands for and fights for. Th.... Read More

LATEST Unemployment Numbers Dealing with COVID-19 in Rutherford Co. and Tennessee

Oct 22, 2020 at 10:32 am by WGNS

New COVID-19 related unemployment claims are down again, after a slight rise the previous week.The latest numbers closed the week out on October 17th with 9,873 NEW unemployme.... Read More

BACK UP AND RUNNING: Rutherford County Assessors Office and MORE - WERE OFFLINE due to Cut Fiber

Oct 21, 2020 at 09:16 am by WGNS

Several downtown Murfreesboro government buildings operated by Rutherford County were closed due to a cut fiber line. The line equaled down computers, phonelines and more. How.... Read More

New Electric Program Let's Consumer Buy Renewable Enerergy for your Home Locally

Oct 20, 2020 at 09:02 am by WGNS

Green Switch 100 is something new that is being offered to Middle Tennessee Electric customers in Rutherford County. MTEMC's Tim Sudduth explains…Sudduth told WGNS what.... Read More

Rutherford County Convention & Visitors Bureau Wins AGAIN

Oct 20, 2020 at 08:15 am by WGNS

(Rutherford County, TN) – The publishers and editors of ConventionSouth, the national multimedia resource for planning events in the South, present Rutherford County Con.... Read More

Rutherford County man Tied to Nashville Shooting Death

Oct 20, 2020 at 07:15 am by WGNS

WGNS has more news on the death of a man who was killed in Nashville late last week. The fatal shooting investigation shows that Pierre Burns Jr. of La Vergne and the victim a.... Read More

Five Apply for 16th Judicial District Circuit Court Vacancy in Rutherford County

Oct 19, 2020 at 07:00 am by WGNS

The Trial Court Vacancy Commission will consider five applicants for the circuit court judge vacancy in the 16th judicial district, which includes Rutherford and Cannon coun.... Read More

Senate Candidate Offers Solution for Tennessee Economic Recovery

Oct 19, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

Press Release from Yomi “Fapas” Faparusi: Independent Senate Candidate, Yomi “Fapas” Faparusi, provides his opinion on the issue of helping Tennesseans.... Read More

Transforming Attitudes and Actions Thursday, October 29

Oct 15, 2020 at 09:31 am by WGNS

The Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce asks, "What makes a strong culture?" Workplace culture determines how employees see themselves as part of the organization, how they.... Read More

406 N Academy Homeowners and Tax Abatement Program Recipients Finish Home Renovations

Oct 15, 2020 at 09:12 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Alan and Beth Morris, owners of 406 N Academy and the second recipients of the Rutherford County Tax Abatement Program, recently finished renovatio.... Read More

Up to 1,000 New Jobs in LaVergne

Oct 14, 2020 at 09:17 am by WGNS

New jobs are aimed at the LaVergne area of Rutherford County. With more, here’s WGNS’ Ron Jordan…“More than one-thousand new jobs are coming to La Ver.... Read More

Convicted Rutherford County Sex Offender Denied Post Conviction Relief

Oct 14, 2020 at 07:42 am by WGNS

A 2018 guilty plea filed in a Rutherford County Courtroom went before the Criminal Court of Appeals court in Nashville. Kyle Richard Freemon, who plead guilty to sexual batter.... Read More