Exchange Club Officer of the Year for the Sheriff's Office

Nov 17, 2022 at 10:45 am by WGNS Radio News

(Rutherford County, Tenn.) Deputy Nathan Smith was honored Wednesday as the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s Officer of the Year for the Exchange Club. Cl.... Read More

Rutherford County Engineer Receives 2022 Firefighter of the Year Award

Oct 14, 2022 at 04:41 pm by WGNS Radio News

Rutherford County, TN - Rutherford County Engineer William Steele was awarded the 2022 Firefighter of the Year Award through the Noon Exchange Club on October 12, 2022. He ha.... Read More

Rutherford County SCAN Program at Sheriff’s Office Presented Award

Oct 05, 2022 at 12:51 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TENN) Caring for Rutherford County senior citizens earned the Sheriff’s Senior Citizens Awareness Network volunteers a Sage Award this past Monday fr.... Read More

Thurman Francis Arts Academy earns National Blue Ribbon award

Sep 28, 2022 at 10:18 pm by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) When you walk into Thurman Francis Arts Academy, you will be greeted not only by the Principal, Jeff McCann, but by the sounds of stringed instruments,.... Read More

The Oakland High School FFA chapter of Murfreesboro has been named a Two Star Chapter for 2022 National Chapter award by National FFA Organization

Aug 08, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

INDIANAPOLIS – The Oakland High School FFA chapter has been recognized in 2022 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization. The program recognizes.... Read More

Murfreesboro Mayor recognizes MFRD Engine 9 Crew as STARS for rescuing infant from hot SUV

Jul 22, 2022 at 07:36 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Fire Rescue firefighters Capt. Tim Lampitt, Marcus Cartwright, Tyson Donaldson, Richard Goodyear, and Justin Dillard were ho.... Read More

CityTV brings home two national Telly Awards: ‘Take 20’ and ‘Celebrate Christmas Downtown Virtual Tree Lighting Special’ earn Bronze

Jun 06, 2022 at 11:45 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – The 43rd Annual Telly Awards, the premier award honoring video and television across all screens, has recognized CityTV, Murfreesbor.... Read More

Central Magnet rising senior wins national award

May 26, 2022 at 11:57 am by WGNS

Eliza Abston, a rising senior at Central Magnet School,  has been named a winner of the 2022 Carson Scholarship. Abston’s secret to winning the scholarship as a jun.... Read More

Murfreesboro NAACP presents special awards to McPhees for community, education work

Feb 22, 2022 at 07:42 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee and his wife, MTSU first lady Elizabeth McPhee, were presented special awards Monday night by the Murfreesboro.... Read More

Readyville Teen Wins TN Cattlemen's Outstanding Youth Award

Feb 11, 2022 at 10:05 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, TN—The Tennessee Cattlemen’s Association (TCA) presented the Outstanding Youth Award to two individuals for their outstanding leadership and commitme.... Read More
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Middle TN Electric CEO Chris Jones Receives National Award

Jan 12, 2022 at 07:10 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) President and CEO Chris Jones has received the 2022 J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award. The Nationa.... Read More

State Representative Receives the Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award during Recovery Court Event in Murfreesboro

Dec 29, 2021 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Representative Michael Curcio, District 69 – Dickson, received the Rod Bragg Recovery Hero Award at the Tennessee Association of Recovery Court Professionals Conference,.... Read More

Murfreesboro VA nurse earns international award for stellar care

Dec 17, 2021 at 09:52 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – La’Wanda Bowers, a licensed practical nurse at VA Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, earned The DAISY Award for providing exceptional h.... Read More

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award

Dec 10, 2021 at 10:47 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Sheriff’s Detective Patty Oeser earned the Crisis Intervention Training First Responder of the Year award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital Presents 2021 Physician Awards for Excellence in Clinical Leadership

Dec 10, 2021 at 06:30 am by WGNS

Murfreesboro, Tenn. - Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital is pleased to recognize its 2021 honorees for outstanding accomplishments in clinical leadership.  Dr. Ma.... Read More

American Heart Association grant program awards funding for physical activity equipment

Nov 11, 2021 at 10:04 am by WGNS

Reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity is key to immediate and long-term health for children. That is why the American Heart Association, the w.... Read More

Ascension Saint Thomas earns national recognition for efforts to improve cardiovascular and neurology treatment

Nov 02, 2021 at 10:46 am by WGNS

Ascension Saint Thomas Hospital, Midtown and West campuses, and Ascension Saint Thomas Rutherford have received 5 American Heart Association Achievement Awards for implementin.... Read More

Tennessee Secretary of State Launches High School Voter Registration Award

Aug 14, 2021 at 11:00 am by WGNS

The Secretary of State’s office is launching an award for Tennessee high schools which meet student voter registration thresholds, named after renowned Tennessee suffrag.... Read More

Rutherford County Historian Receives NSDAR’s Historic Preservation Medal

Jun 10, 2021 at 09:06 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Historian Greg Tucker recently received the Historic Preservation Medal presented by the National Society of the Daughters of the.... Read More

High schools announce perfect attendance awards for graduates

May 27, 2021 at 12:22 pm by WGNS

By JAMES EVANS Rutherford County Schools  During the recent graduation ceremonies, high schools across Rutherford County recognized those seniors who had perfect att.... Read More