Heroin Investigation Leads to 3 Arrests

Aug 11, 2020 at 09:00 am by WGNS

A large amount of heroin is off the streets, thanks to multiple arrests made in Nashville. The arrests should have an impact on heroin sales in not only Davidson County, but R.... Read More

COVID-19 Unemployment Numbers going Down

Aug 06, 2020 at 10:47 am by WGNS

New unemployment claims decreased significantly last week in Tennessee with one of the biggest drops since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic.According to the TN Department of.... Read More

Nearby Coffee County OPENS Schools and later Announce Closure of Two Schools

Aug 05, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

In nearby Coffee County, the county schools officially opened… and two schools later officially closed.The first day of class orientation was August 3rd and by August 4.... Read More

DUI #6 - Subject Appeals Conviction, Courts Say No-Go

Aug 03, 2020 at 08:00 am by WGNS

A man who was convicted in a Rutherford County Courtroom for DUI number six has filed an appeal.Jonathan Montgomery was sentenced for his sixth DUI and ordered to serve three.... Read More

Changes for the Preserve our Area’s Rural Qualities (PARQ) meeting

Aug 03, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

An upcoming Preserve our Area’s Rural Qualities (PARQ) meeting has been changed. The non-profit out of Readyville told WGNS, “Due to the Covid-19 virus, the second.... Read More

Two Franklin, TN Murder Suspects beleived to be in Rutherford County or South Nashville areas

Jul 29, 2020 at 01:17 pm by WGNS

TWO Murder Suspects in a recent killing could be in Rutherford County or South Nashville, according to authorities. With assistance from tips to Crime Stoppers, Nashville Sout.... Read More

Appeal filed by Murfreesboro Sex Offender Denied

Jul 22, 2020 at 09:30 am by WGNS

An appeal filed in the case of a registered sex offender who was arrested in Rutherford County has been denied. The case involves a man by the name of Matthew Whitehair who fi.... Read More

Rutherford County Imposes Mask Mandate Effective Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 a.m.

Jul 20, 2020 at 05:06 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday afternoon that Rutherford County will officially impose a mask mandate beginning Wednesday, July 22 at 12:00 a.m.“We.... Read More

Rutherford County Commissioners and City Councilmen can NOW go to meetings ARMED with a Gun

Jul 20, 2020 at 10:30 am by WGNS

According to the wording of new bill dealing with handgun carry permits in Tennessee, elected county or city officials and county attorneys who have civilian handgun permits c.... Read More

TBI: Rutherford County Woman Indicted on Theft Charge - Over $22,000

Jul 17, 2020 at 06:59 pm by WGNS

RUTHERFORD COUNTY – A 53 year old Rutherford County woman has been arrested after being indicted on a theft charge, following an investigation by Special Agents with the.... Read More

Over $2,000 in Perfume Stolen from ULTA in Murfreesboro

Jul 17, 2020 at 07:30 am by WGNS

On July 1st and July 10th, two subjects in Murfreesboro entered the Ulta store at 2615 Medical Center Parkway and allegedly took several bottles of perfume. The fragrances wer.... Read More

ACLU-TN Releases Report Analyzing Tennessee's Jail Populations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Jul 16, 2020 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee released a comprehensive, statewide report that illustrates the cumulative impact of varying efforts to decarcerate local jails.... Read More

September BORO PRIDE Event Cancelled for 2020 due to COVID-19

Jul 13, 2020 at 11:05 am by WGNS

BoroPride, an event that was scheduled to take place this year is cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. The event was scheduled for September 19th in Murfreesboro.Ac.... Read More

Masks or No Masks for Rutherford County School Students - That is the Question

Jul 13, 2020 at 06:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County Schools will open traditionally in August and all parents will also have a choice to select a distance-learning option, according to the reopening plan adopt.... Read More

Mayor Ketron Releases Mask Policy for Employees/General Public Referencing #RutherfordResponsible

Jul 09, 2020 at 04:06 pm by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Mayor Bill Ketron announced Monday that he will not mandate masks county-wide but instead has elected to follow a new initiative.... Read More

Jobless Claims Back on the Rise in TN

Jul 09, 2020 at 10:06 am by WGNS

The TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development reports the largest jump in new jobless claims was set in 1982 with a record of 695,000 new claims. Now, Tennessee is with.... Read More

La Vergne Mayor Announces 2020 Citizen of the Year

Jul 08, 2020 at 11:37 am by WGNS

Mayor Jason Cole has selected the 2020 Citizen of the Year as part of his initiative for honoring citizens who make a difference in the community. This year’s recipient.... Read More

Missing Person Report filed in Murfreesboro

Jul 07, 2020 at 07:05 pm by WGNS

A 24 year old Murfreesboro man has been listed as a missing person. Jace Markwez Tyson (5’7”/155lbs) was last seen at his place of employment on Hixson Blvd. in Le.... Read More

Man Accused of Killing his Father due in Rutherford County Court this August

Jul 07, 2020 at 09:59 am by WGNS

Tanner Lancaster, a man accused of killing his father in Rutherford County, will appear in court this coming August.  District Attorney Jennings Jones told WGNS NEWS&hell.... Read More

Fatal Shooting investigated by TBI in Smithville

Jul 02, 2020 at 11:56 am by WGNS

Names have now been released in a fatal shooting which occurred a week ago at a residence on Carter Drive in DeKalb County, TN.The deceased has been identified as 24 year old.... Read More