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

Juneteenth to be Celebrated in Murfreesboro Over Three Day Period

Jun 03, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Juneteenth will be celebrated at the historic Bradley Academy in Murfreesboro over a three-day period. The event will start on Thursday June 17th and close with a final event.... Read More

The Freedom Riders Sixty Years Ago

Jun 03, 2021 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Last month marked 60-years since the Freedom Riders made their way to Montgomery, Alabama in an attempt to end the racial divide across the South. With more on this story, h.... Read More

Dam At Sam Davis Home: Will $ or History Win?

May 22, 2021 at 11:59 am by WGNS

(SMYRNA, TN) Here’s an update on the continuing saga of whether or not to keep the dam on Stewarts Creek at the Sam Davis Home.Could the group seeking $1.5-million in mi.... Read More

Black History Month: Pioneer in Media Frederick Douglass Died 126-Years Ago on This Week

Feb 16, 2021 at 12:00 pm by WGNS

Frederick Douglass, known around the country and throughout the world for a huge list of inspirational movements and accomplishments – died 126 years ago on February 20,.... Read More

Talks of History in Rutherford County

Sep 23, 2020 at 09:04 am by Producer

Our Guest in Studio at WGNS talk about history in Rutherford County including the Spanish Flu of 1918, similar to COVID-19 today. Joining us are Pettus Reed and Frank Caperton.... Read More

Tennessee’s State Capitol the Subject of New Book Published by the Tennessee Department of State

Sep 15, 2020 at 08:56 am by WGNS

Tennessee’s State Capitol is the subject of a new book called Tennessee State Capitol: A Tennessee Treasure, published by the Office of Secretary of State Tre Harge.... Read More

Probation, Information Technology to Move Into Old Judicial Building - Rutherford County Museum to Open in Courthouse

Aug 31, 2020 at 07:46 am by WGNS

The old Rutherford County Judicial Building is being renovated. Mayor Bill Ketron said the first office to move will be from the courthouse and across the street…And on.... Read More