Rutherford County

Mothers-to-be at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Complications

Jan 12, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

A lot of questions circulate around the COVID Vaccine, but little has been discussed about expectant mothers. That said, more should be addressed about the subject because Rut.... Read More

Should you get the COVID Vaccine?

Jan 12, 2021 at 09:10 am by Producer

On this mornings show, WGNS explored the question, "Should you get the COVID Vaccine?" Our guest during the first half of the program was Dr. David Sellers with Saint Thomas R.... Read More

Christiana Middle School sixth-grader expelled, arrested for possession of unloaded gun

Jan 11, 2021 at 05:17 pm by WGNS

The student did not make any threats against other students and did not possess any ammunitionA sixth-grader at Christiana Middle School was arrested and expelled today after.... Read More

RCSO Drones Locate Missing Woman

Jan 11, 2021 at 05:03 pm by WGNS

(MURFREESBORO)  Around 1:30 this past Saturday afternoon Rutherford County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a home off the Manchester Highway to locate a woma.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools to Release Students One Hour Early Monday

Jan 11, 2021 at 11:57 am by Producer

While school was not called off on Monday (1/11/2021) morning due to snow in Rutherford County, the schools did decide to release students one hour early...That was Rutherford.... Read More

Double the Fatal Accidents in 2020 for Rutherford County Compared to 2019

Jan 11, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Despite less drivers on the road in 2020 due to the COVID Pandemic, there have been twice as many fatal accidents...That was Murfreesboro Police Public Information Officer L.... Read More

Rutherford County Announces COVID-19 Testing Changes

Jan 08, 2021 at 09:07 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN – Rutherford County Health Department announces new testing hours for next week.Beginning Monday, January 11th, Rutherford County will be testing a.... Read More

Long Lines Continue to Renew Automobile Tags at Rutherford County Clerk's Office

Jan 07, 2021 at 10:50 am by WGNS

Expect long lines if you are renewing your automobile tags...The drive-thru line at the Rutherford County Clerk office located in Murfreesboro is longer than usual. The reason.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools IN PERSON Learning to Resume Monday

Jan 06, 2021 at 06:10 pm by WGNS

The Rutherford County Schools have sent messages to parents advising them of the plan for Monday, January 11, 2021. Schools spokesperson James Evans stated...(Audio availabl.... Read More

TN Legislators File Bill to Allow First Responders to Live where they Choose

Jan 06, 2021 at 10:03 am by WGNS

State Senator Brian Kelsey (R-Germantown) today filed SB 29 which would allow first responders to live where they choose. The bill would ban residency requirements s.... Read More

Smyrna Rutherford County Clerk Office - Closed, due to COVID-19 Protocol

Jan 05, 2021 at 06:36 pm by WGNS

WGNS has more news from the Rutherford County Clerk on changes being made due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Effective immediately (01/05/21), due to “Pandemic Protocol&rdquo.... Read More

Talking history and looking back to the Civil War and the Battles that took place in Rutherford County, TN

Jan 04, 2021 at 09:08 am by Producer

Today we dived into the history of Rutherford County,  including a look back at the Civil War. Our guest were historians Gloria Christy and Pettus Read.  You can ge.... Read More

UPDATE: COVID-19 Vaccines Currently being Administered in Phases in Rutherford County, TN

Jan 04, 2021 at 07:39 am by WGNS

COVID Vaccinations have been administered to multiple first responders and healthcare providers in Rutherford County. WGNS was told by County Mayor Bill Ketron that the proces.... Read More

UPDATE: The 911 System was Down in Rutherford County and Beyond - How was it Handled?

Jan 01, 2021 at 11:16 am by WGNS

On Christmas day the bomb in Nashville wreaked havoc on communities across Middle Tennessee, due to 9-1-1 lines being disabled. Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron stated....... Read More

Greenhouse Ministries to Increase Help for those in Need with New Structure to be Completed by Fall of 2021

Dec 30, 2020 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

Construction has begun on the new Greenhouse Ministries building, which is directly behind their current offices. Founder Cliff Sharp told WGNS…The new building will ha.... Read More

STOP Program helps Drug Dependent People Recover

Dec 30, 2020 at 10:01 am by WGNS

When Chris Hale’s best friend died of an overdose, the shock brought new life to Hale.Hale, 26, of Rockvale found his friend deceased Oct. 11 and called the Sheriff&rsqu.... Read More

Single Mother of Three Receives Help from Local Police Officer and the Community

Dec 29, 2020 at 06:58 pm by WGNS

COMPLETE AUDIO BELOW: A local police officer helped to ensure a single mother of three had a great Christmas this year. Officer Jacob Lamb found out about the mother while at.... Read More

Judge David Bragg Nears Retirement After 12 Years on the Bench

Dec 29, 2020 at 06:15 pm by WGNS

After more than a decade of public service, 16th Judicial District Circuit Judge David Bragg will retire effective Jan. 1st, 2021. A lifelong Murfreesboro resid.... Read More

Rutherford County Schools considering hybrid schedule to start second semester (WITH VIDEO)

Dec 18, 2020 at 05:55 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools is considering an option to begin the second semester using a hybrid model to reduce the number of students in school buildings at the same time, whi.... Read More

UPDATE: Murfreesboro Attorney who Took His Own Life was Scheduled to Appear in Court to Face Rape Charges Before the End of This Year

Dec 18, 2020 at 10:19 am by WGNS

WGNS has more details on the attorney from Murfreesboro who reportedly took his own life before appearing in court to face multiple rape charges. David Whelan would have appea.... Read More